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The 2012 Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools



The winners of the 2012 Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools, sponsored by Deutsche Bank, were announced at a prize-giving ceremony at the Saatchi Gallery in London on 17th April 2013.

The first prize was awarded to Dafydd Williams, aged 18, a pupil from Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera, Swansea. He received £2,000 and his school's art department was awarded £10,000 to spend on art and computer equipment.

The two runners-up were Shashia Palmqvist, aged 17, from Colfe's School, London and Simon Hamlyn, aged 17, from Hampton School, London.

Each runner-up was given £1,000, and their schools received £5,000 each.

The Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools is open to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world who are invited to submit art work by students up to the age of 18. Over 13,000 entries were submitted this year. Among the 20 shortlisted works were entries from Romania, Spain, Italy and Canada, as well as the UK.

The panel of judges was: the artist Martin Maloney, the children's illustrator Axel Scheffler, Alistair Hicks, Deutsche Bank art advisor and curator, Alastair Smart, arts editor of The Sunday Telegraph, and Rebecca Wilson, director, Saatchi Gallery.

The Prize is part of the Saatchi Gallery's education programme, which is committed to introducing contemporary art to younger audiences.

More than 8,000 school groups have visited the new Saatchi Gallery since it opened in Chelsea in October 2008.

Mary Findlay, Deutsche Bank's UK Art Curator, comments, "Deutsche Bank has a vibrant collection of international contemporary art. We value creativity and innovation, and encouraging young talent is part of our commitment to supporting artists and providing opportunities. We are proud of our long-standing involvement with the Saatchi Gallery and its Art Prize for Schools, which enables us to help new ideas and new artistic talent to emerge."

An exhibition of the 20 shortlisted entries is at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's Sq, King's Road, London SW3 4SQ from 16 - 23 April 2013.

Information about entering the 2013 prize will be announced shortly.


From left to right: Alastair Smart, arts editor of the Sunday Telegraph, Dafydd Williams, winner, Nigel Hurst, CEO Saatchi Gallery, Colin Grassie, CEO Deutsche Bank




Runner up Sashia Palmqvist, Colfe's School


Runner up Simon Hamlyn, Hampton School

 

Photography: Fiona Hanson/Sunday Telegraph




Shortlisted entries for the Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools 2012

Ordered alphabetically by screen name




Alison Colles
Wingate School
 
Ayumi I
Swanbourne House School
 
Brogan North
Wellingborough School
 
Charles Hurlock
The Skinners School
 
Ci Ci Fein Hughes
The Harrodian School
 

Dafydd Williams
Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera
 
David Alexandru
College "MIRON COSTIN" IASI , ROMANIA
 
Fanny
The Sir James Henderson British School of Milan
 
Florence Koch
Bishop's Stortford College
 
Gabriel Carucci
St George's British International School
 

Izzy B
Etobicoke School of the Arts
 
James Peet
Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School
 
Jonathan Sexton
Sir William Ramsay School
 
Lucy Breton
The Harrodian School
 
Rena Armstrong
Whitley Bay High School
 

Ruby Elston-Murphy
Sale Grammar School
 
Sashia Palmqvist
Colfe's School
 
Simon Hamlyn
Hampton School
 
Sonhia Mai
Haringey 6th Form Centre
 
Zoe Blackburn
Edgeborough
 


Links to the Sunday Telegraph's Coverage of the 2010, 2011 and 2012 prizes


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22 April 2013
21 April 2013
21 April 2013
14 May 2013
09 December 2012
23 September 2012
22 January 2012
6 January 2012
21 September 2011
14 September 2011
31 July 2011
16 January 2011
5 December 2010
7 November 2010
10 October 2010
19 September 2010
12 September 2010




All Entries for the Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools 2012

The order in which schools appear is random and changes regularly. 


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The Warriner School
Banbury/United Kingdom
 

Acland Burghley School
London/United Kingdom
 

Coombe Boys School
New Malden/United Kingdom
 

Whickham School & Sports College
Newcastle-upon-Tyne/United Kingdom
 

Roedean School
Brighton/United Kingdom
 

Ysgol y Gader
Dolgellau/United Kingdom
 

Heathside Preparatory Lower School
London/United Kingdom
 

Carmel College
St Helens/United Kingdom
 

St Josephs College
Ipswich/United Kingdom
 

Desborough School
Maidenhead/United Kingdom
 

STREATHAM HOUSE SCHOOL
LIVERPOOL/United Kingdom
 

William Bradford Community College
Leicester/United Kingdom
 

Abertillery Comprehensive School
Abertillery /United Kingdom
 

Rainey Endowed School
Magherafelt/United Kingdom
 

Notre Dame School
Cobham/United Kingdom
 

North Liverpool Academy
Liverpool/United Kingdom
 

Oor Lady's Abingdon
Abingdon/United Kingdom
 

ST MARGARETĀ“S BRITISH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Concon/Chile
 

Westminster School
London/United Kingdom
 

The De La Salle Academy
Liverpool/United Kingdom
 

Ivington C E Primary School
Leominster/United Kingdom
 

Upton Hall School
Merseyside/United Kingdom
 

St Mary's School Ascot
Ascot/United Kingdom
 

Truro School
Truro/United Kingdom
 

Davies Laing & Dick College
London/United Kingdom
 

Trafford college
Manchester/United Kingdom
 

Cobham Hall
Gravesend/United Kingdom
 

Auchinleck Academy
Auchinleck /United Kingdom
 

St. Bonaventures Catholic Comprehensive
London/United Kingdom
 

Newcastle Royal Grammar School
Newcastle upon Tyne/United Kingdom
 

Cowbridge Comprehensive School
Cowbridge/United Kingdom
 

Francis Combe Academy
Watford/United Kingdom
 

Serlby Park Academy
Doncaster/United Kingdom
 

Kingshouse
Richmond/United Kingdom
 

St Augustine's College
Trowbridge/United Kingdom
 




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