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And the winner is..........

The winner of our Budding Illustrators 2015 Competition is the very talented - Mirran Coull, Age 11, Mosshead Primary

Winner Mirren

The entries to the competition were just mind blowing and we’ve been staggered at the quality (and volume!) of entries we received. We’re so grateful to the Glasgow School of Art who very kindly offered their support in the unenviable task of judging the entries. But, with much deliberation, the winning entry was from Mirran!

Mirran, the six runners up and their classmates will all join us on the 29th January for the prize giving which is taking place in the Mitchell Library’s, Jeffrey Room in an event which is very kindly supported by the lovely people at Glasgow Life.

The equally talented Runners Up!

Honey Fairfull, Age 9, Glasgow Academy
James Ritchie, Age 11, Aberlady Primary
Aidan Hewie, Age 10, Brodick Primary
Rhona McKenzie, Age 9,  Carmunnock Primary
Stewart MacIver, Age 11, Jordanhill Primary
Rachel Quinn, Age 9, West Kilbride Primary

Thank you, thank you, thank you, to everyone who has participated, helped and contributed to the competition. We genuinely could not have foreseen the volume and quality of entries we received!

AH Proctor writes :

I have been inspired over the past few months by the enthusiasm of the children I have met during my numerous school visits. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started my journey in August last year. But I never dreamed I would be attending an awards ceremony for a competition in which over 3,000 children took part to design a character from my book! The standard of some of the artwork submitted was quite literally breath taking, and I could not have selected the winning entries without the help of the Glasgow School of Art, and in particular their extremely talented Head of Communication, Donna Leishman. These past few months have been a huge learning curve for me. But, what has stood out for me the most, is the sheer wealth of creative talent we have in our schools that is just waiting to explode into the world.

The runners up entries:

Runners up

Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow Life