We just want to high five people/groups who support and provide opportunities for budding artists. Winsor & Newton, provador of art materials have announced their 2012 Scholarship winners as a part of their Artist Outreach Program.
The Start your Studio scholarship program is open to Fine Arts and Visual Arts students, who show promise with outstanding artistic skills, dedication to their academic effort and commitment to pursue a career in visual arts. The winners receive a $1000 gift voucher to spend at Winsor & Newton, and will also be featured on their website.
Here are their winners and some of their work!
“Costello’s work is a study of ‘rhopography’ – the depiction of unassuming, ordinary objects that we constantly overlook in our hectic, modern life. Costello pays particular attention to how light interacts with the material qualities of the objects creating luminosity and the myriad of small, abstract arrangements of shape, colour and tone that engage and inform the viewer.”
“Darmody’s work takes inspiration from the traditional knitted pattern which, to the artist, has the potential to be simultaneously mundane and beautiful. She is also interested in the layered associations of knitted fabric which has been part of social history, in particular women’s history, for several centuries.”
Eric Rossi, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (candidate), Griffith University – Queensland College of Art.
“Rossi’s submitted works feature part of a series of twenty-two works made as a response to a recent visit to Jogjakarta, Indonesia. The paintings explore the change to culture that has occurred as a result of globalisation, particularly by tourism.”
Congratulations to all the scholarship recipients, and high five Winsor & Newton!