The Evening Standard Art Prize , first launched back in 2017, provides an invaluable opportunity for artistic talent across the country to get their work in front of an impressive judging panel and catch the eye of important industry figures.
For this year’s competition, Evening Standard joined forces with Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle to offer a £5,000 cash prize and a bespoke fragrance to the winner, while the 12 shortlisted submissions were brought together in an exhibition at Cromwell Place in London.
We’re pleased to say a former WM College learner, Nicole Backlund, received a runner up prize with her artworks ‘Blue Water Series’ and ‘Breathe Series’. Nicole started at WM College studying Imagination in Art before going onto study our Art and Design Foundation Diploma and onto university.
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Follow Nicole on her Instagram account here @nixbkb