16th April 2012
Aberystwyth fine art student wins drawing award
Maria Hayes, a Fine Art PhD student at the School of Art at Aberystwyth University, has won a Drawing Inspiration Award which is presented to innovative and engaging drawing events.
The Award, given to the best artist-led workshop, can last up to a month and forms part of the Big Draw. Held across the UK, the event aims to create opportunities to draw through a variety of media and explore diverse subjects.
Maria documented a 12-day workshop held at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre and submitted the evidence to a panel of art experts. The judges were looking for projects that inspired and engaged with the local community and used innovative methods which encouraged people of all ages to draw.