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‘Frida’ takes top prize in young artist competition

A colourful bright portrait called ‘Frida’ has won this year’s Art Competition for Young Artists. The winning artist is Naomi Duarte who takes the Ministry of Culture prize of £1,000.

68 works from 41 young artists presently hang at the John Mackintosh Hall as part of this year’s competition organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services.

Last night Culture Minister Steven Linares presented the prizes to the winners.

The second prize, the Aquagib Prize, was presented to Angelo Danino for ‘Guernica Stitched Up’.

The Alwani Foundation Award School Years 9 – 11 was won by Sasha Alexdottir for ‘Chicken and Egg’ and the Alwani Foundation Award School Years 12 – 13 was presented to Timmy Howitt for ‘Self Portrait’.

10 works were Highly Commended.

The exhibition opens to the public today until Friday 11 March – 9.30am to 9.30pm.

 

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