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Student Art Prize 2020/21

The theme this year was HEROISM 

The Student Art Prize 2020/21 was launched on 9 November 2020. All shortlisted artwork is still displayed in the online Art Prize exhibition, and appeared as part of the University's annual Summer in the City arts festival. 

The prize fund this year was again generously supported by alumni Richard Roberts, and offered £1500 for first place, £1000 for second and £500 for third. 

The prize winners were announced at a special event held on 23 June 2021.  

The prize winners were as follows: 

First Place 
Emma Newnham, Charlotte Perkins Gilman with Gold Wallpaper 

Second Place 
Matthew Fackrell, AgapÄ“ or Love Unconditional 

Joint Third Place 
Aelfred Hillman, Self-Portrait as Judith and Holofernes 
Ellen Fasham, Milkman Steve 

Highly Commended 
Shoun Obana, John Hume, Derry, 21st April 1969, 2021 

The People's Vote was voted for online. We asked you to vote for your favourite shortlisted artwork. The vote closed on 23 June 2021, 12pm. 

People’s Vote Winner 
Shoun Obana, John Hume, Derry, 21st April 1969, 2021 


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