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ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2013

The exhibition will be open to the general public as from Wednesday 13th February 2013

The Art Competition for Young Artists organised by the Gibraltar Culture & Heritage Agency is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. The Minister for Culture, Steven Linares officially opened the exhibition and presented the awards on Tuesday 12th February 2013. Forty–nine artists submitted a total of seventy-two works. Local artist, Ermelinda Duarte carried out the judging.

The Prize winners are:

1st - The Ministry of Culture Prize - £1000

Claire Olivero for No. 51 - ‘Movement’

2nd - The Aquagib Prize - £500

Anna Imossi for No. 30 - ‘Untitled’

The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 9 to11- £500

Aouatif Ghabraoui for No. 23 - ‘Distortion 1’

The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 12 to 13 - £500

Gabriella Martinez for No. 44 - ‘Awkward’

The following received ‘Highly Commended’ Certificates:

No.9 Jesse Joel Barnes “Pause”

No 20 Kaylan Escamez “Triptych ‘The Trinity’

No. 37 Anthony Macias ‘Me, Myself and I’

No. 42 Daniel Marin “Guernica Poster”

No. 55 Connah Romano-Scott “Words on Cardboard

No. 61 Ellen Tirado “Grasshopper 1”

No. 73 Kiana Wink “Gibraltar Bus”’

The exhibition will be open to the general public as from Wednesday 13th

February 2013 to Friday 22nd February 2013 on weekdays from 10am to 10pm