King John Portrait Competition 2016
The judges of the King John Portrait Competition Ė Sara Hayward RCA, Francesca Currie and Philip Leach Ė found it difficult to choose between the 60 excellent new portraits forming an exciting new King John portrait exhibition the cathedral.
After much discussion they are now delighted to announce the following winners in two categories:
in the under 18 category (with Great Art vouchers for the artists kindly provided by Great Art):
1st - Bibi Rozier- age 6- St Gabrielís with St Maryís CE Primary School, Hanley swan, Worcestershire
2nd - Olivia Miyoshi Hankinson - Aged 8 - Grimley & Holt CE Primary School, Worcestershire
3rd - Kelvin Coker- age 11- Old Swinford Hospital School, Stourbridge, West Midlands.
Highly commended were also Arthur Tunnicliffe, Kingís School Worcester and Abigail Pickess (formerly Broadwas Primary (now Chantry High School)
In Category 2 for all ages:
1st - Roger Ward, Bromyard, Herefordshire
2nd - Tibor Labancz, Worcester
3rd - Karen Stone, Worcester
Highly commended were also - Mercedes Pearson and Chloe Mills.
The exhibition is open daily in the north quire aisle 9-4pm until Thursday 27 October. Free entry, all welcome.