René Carcan Prize Award Ceremony

5th of February 2016

Weronika Siupka, Danielle Creenaune, Clare Davidson and Olesya Dzhuraeva are the prizewinners of the 2016 René Carcan Prize.

Weronika SIUPKA (PL – 1977°) has been awarded the International Grand Prix International for her engraving Strange Light. Weronika lectures at the Fine Arts Academy of Katowice, Poland, and has participated in a number of group exhibitions and competitions in Poland and abroad. She has already been awarded prizes for her graphic work.

First Mention has been awarded to Danielle CREENAUNE (AU – 1974°) for her lithograph Pyrophyte III. Danielle lives and works in Barcelona and gained a Bachelor and Master of Art from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. In 2015 her work was selected for inclusion in the International Print Triennial in Krakow.

Clare DAVIDSON (GB – 1976°) has been awarded Second Mention for her monotype The Failing Umbrellas. She lives and works in London. Clare graduated in drawing and engraving from the Prince’s Drawing School in London. In 2011, she was Artist in Residence and lecturer at the International Institute of Fine Art and in 2015 she was Artist in Residence at the Naestved Print Workshop in Denmark.

The linocut Etude 4 by Olesya DZHURAEVA (UA – 1982°) has been awarded the Public’s Prize. Olesya lives and works in the Ukraine and has already participated in numerous exhibitions.