Photos: City Art Show Winners & Presentation

The winners of the “A Metropolis Celebrates” art exhibition, recently held at the Bermuda Modern society of Arts, were being awarded their prizes alongside with certificates of recognition this morning in the Mayor’s Parlour at Metropolis Hall.

As part of its ongoing celebrations to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Company of Hamilton and its democratic electoral course of action, the Metropolis invited the general public to submit artwork, in any medium, that depicted Hamilton in some way.

Tai-Quan Ottley received the Skilled class with his Timeless Bermuda, a charcoal and acrylic depiction of vintage Entrance Avenue morphing into fashionable working day

Fifty-6 submissions were being entered into the exhibition and a panel of field experts selected winners in 3 groups – Student, Amateur and Skilled.

The Student winner was Ayanna Peniston from Mount Saint Agnes with her vibrant Chancery Lane Steps the Amateur winner was Kyle James with his beautiful Sunset More than The Harbour aerial photograph on canvas, and Tai-Quan Ottley received the Skilled class with his Timeless Bermuda, a charcoal and acrylic depiction of vintage Entrance Avenue morphing into fashionable working day.

Special Jury Prize was awarded Bryce Pantry for his whimsical get on a Entrance Avenue block celebration

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A People’s Decision Award was established by ballots forged by the general public with Kyle James becoming the favorite. The panel of judges also awarded a Special Jury Prize to Bryce Pantry for his whimsical get on a Entrance Avenue block celebration.

Mayor Gosling dealt with the successful artists indicating, “As you appear in through the entrance to Metropolis Hall, you will see it’s the Metropolis Hall and Arts Centre.

Amateur winner was Kyle James with his Sunset More than The Harbour aerial photograph on canvas

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“I imagine one of the ideal methods to categorical yourself is through inventive media whether or not it be through portray, photography, drawing, singing, performing – it can all contact upon feelings that working day-to-working day life just are not able to achieve.

“We had a wonderful response to the display with a whole lot of foot targeted visitors and we could not have performed it devoid of you, so thank you all very very a lot for collaborating.”

Student winner was Ayanna Peniston from MSA with her vibrant Chancery Lane Steps

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Also integrated in the exhibition was a range of artwork from the non-public art selection of the Company that integrated mayoral portraits, sculpture, watercolours and photos.

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