The Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools 2009 ended in December 2009.
The 20 shortlisted works from the 2009 year's prize went on display at the Saatchi Gallery.
The winners of the 2009 prize were chosen by the panel of judges and announced by Antony
Gormley at a special prizegiving evening at the Saatchi Gallery on 2
December 2009. The other judges were Peter Blake, The Sunday
Telegraph's art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, Ekow Eshun, the artistic
director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and Camila
Batmanghelidjh, CEO of Kids Company.
THE WINNERS OF THE SAATCHI GALLERY / SUNDAY TELEGRAPH ART PRIZE FOR
SCHOOLS 2009 WERE:
FIRST PRIZE Lauren Mincher receiving award from artist and panel judge Antony Gormley and Ian MacGregor, Editor, Sunday Telegraph
SECOND PRIZE Ghan Chansuwan
THIRD PRIZE Katie Lewis
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A first prize of £10,000 was awarded to the winning school's art
department, with a further £2,000 given to the winning pupil to be
spent on art and computer equipment. Two further runner-up prizes of
£5,000 each were awarded to the second and third placed schools, with
a further £1,000 to each of the winning pupils.
The Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools is open
to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world who
were invited to submit art work from students up to the age of 18.
Over 3,000 schools entered the 2009 Prize, with more than 22,000 works
submitted. The Prize is part of the Saatchi Gallery's education
programme which is committed to introducing contemporary art to
younger audiences. More than 800 school groups have visited the new
Saatchi Gallery since it opened in October 2008.
The Schools Prize for 2010 will be announced in February 2010.
20 SHORTLISTED ENTRIES FOR THE SAATCHI GALLERY / SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
PRIZE FOR SCHOOLS 2009
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GALLERY / SUNDAY TELEGRAPH ART PRIZE FOR SCHOOLS 2009