Congratulations to Laura Knowles who won the St Cuthbert’s Mill Prize selected by R.K. Burt for her etching Well hello said the Crow to the Escargot (pictured). She won 25 sheets of Somerset paper. Congratulations also to Bev Sage who won the Intaglio Printmakers prize for her monotype Make Marks for a Nervous World #3.

A big thank you to our prize sponsors – St Cuthbert’s Mill who generously donated a mill pack of Somerset Velvet 300gsm White, and Intaglio Printmakers who donated a £100 in-store voucher.

Congratulations to Sam King, Caroline Wong and Helen Stone, who are the three recipients of the Liberty Art Award 2018.

Liberty Specialty Markets  is one of the world’s leading specialist insurers. Liberty has a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility and is keen to recognise and support new talent in the visual arts through the Liberty Art Award.

The Liberty Art Committee selected artworks by Sam King, Caroline Wong and Helen Stone from our 2018 Academy Graduate Show. The works chosen will be exhibited at Liberty’s headquarters – 20 Fenchurch Street, also known as ‘The Walkie Talkie’ building – for one year from August 2018 to August 2019, after which their pieces can be offered for sale to Liberty staff and clients.

Winners will also receive professional development support during the year and a cash prize.