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News: Nottingham College students win Young Creative Awards 2023

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Young Creative Awards

Congratulations to 15 students from across our creative courses who have been recognised at this year’s Young Creative Awards.

10 winners plus a further 5 students were Highly Commended by the judges across a range of creative categories including Design and Architecture, Photography, Graphic Design, Fashion and Textiles, Visual Arts and Film. 

Kate Cooper, one of the winners in Visual Arts winner, in the 16 – 18 category, enjoys welding at home, but coming to college has allowed her to expand her knowledge, and make the most of industry standard facilities.

Kate has showcased her terrific skills in welding and created a stunning sculpture using recycled materials.

Her artwork is not only impressive, but also playful and fun, demonstrating her creativity and passion. She’s an inspiring young artist.”

students robot weilded from scraps
Kate Cooper's entry

Another winner in the Fashion and Textiles category was Abigail Burr, in the 19 – 24 category. 

The judges said Abigail’s work ambitiously combines a broad range of mediums and processess including sculpture, site specific installation, performance and photography.

The artist clearly demonstrates an ability to consider how their work can relate to places and people beyond the studio or formal gallery environment.”

Our full list of winners are:

Design & Architecture

  • Choi Wong


  • Deanna Gallacher

Graphic Design

  • Isla Elliott

Fashion and Textiles

  • Violet Shaw
  • David-Christian Yu

Visual Arts

  • Kate Cooper
  • Abigail Burr


  • Jude Harris


  • Freya Hampson


  • Elizabeth Atkinson

Well Done to Nominated students:

Design and Architecture

  • Saffron Lambert


  • Betsy Finlay-Sheil


  • Shannon Driver
  • Jogaile Kestenyte

Visual Arts

  • Harley Brown

The future is yours to shape and we’re ready and wait­ing to help you build it!

Our huge range of cours­es, out­stand­ing stu­dent sup­port, state-of-art facil­i­ties and fan­tas­tic stu­dent com­mu­ni­ty mean you are per­fect­ly placed to take your next steps, what­ev­er you choose!

Applications are still open for September! Apply­ing is easy — browse our cours­es and vis­it our apply page, sub­mit your appli­ca­tion and we’ll be in touch soon!

Published on:
  • 12th June 2023 (11:48 AM)
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