Artist Janine Hall has been awarded the inaugural Marcus Beale Architects Drawing Prize 2017.

The prize is awarded to a student on the MA course at Wimbledon College of Art for depicting space. Janine’s works which include etchings, graphite, ink, and wool showed an accomplished and imaginative engagement with the invisible three dimensions – ‘Alternative Worlds’. Hers was one of six very strong submissions and we would like to thank all the contributors for their fine and throught-provoking work.

Here is Janine’s description of Blob and Shadow, illustrated:

I have made the ‘black blob’ an object by giving it a shadow… by doing so it lifts off the paper to float in space. If you turn the paper over the stain of the ink becomes a shadow seeping through… and the hole turns back on itself. We are looking through the hole into space… it has become a window.

As well as a cash prize, the MBA Drawing Prize involves a period as artist in residence at MBA.

Watch out for the results which will be posted here in due course.

More about Janine Hall can be found here.

More about the Wimbledon College of Art MA drawing course here.

MBA and developer Bell-Hammer have inaugurated a drawing prize for University of the Arts London to support students for Wimbledon College of Art’s MA drawing course. The prize, worth ¬£4,500 is awarded ON ENTRY to an MA Drawing student who demonstrates drawing excellence and financial need, and whose work explores drawing from/of Life. Prizewinners will receive mentoring from sponsors. We hope in this way to encourage people who might not otherwise do the course to develop creative skills and succeed as professional artists.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / Awards

BALI Landscape Award 2014 – UK

Our residential house and garden project has been awarded a landscape award for Domestic Garden Construction РCost Over£250K.

The complete landscape construction from two existing gardens into one includes: engineered timber retaining walls to form terraces, natural stone paving to the rear and SUDS compliant paving to the front drive. The garden is laced with water features, both formal and natural.

The project was completed by:

  • Landscape Architects – Russ Canning and Co.
  • Landscape Contractor – Bowles and Wyer
  • Architects – Marcus Beale Architects Ltd

MBA’s new Theatre at Cumnor House School wins Sussex Heritage Trust Award, 2010.

MBA’s new boarding house at Clifton College in Bristol – Watson’s House, is one of eight buildings awarded the Bristol Civic Society’s Environmental Award in their centenary year.