Student Medal Project 2017: winners

Student Medal Project 2017: winners

Song Bird by Judith Pritchard

Student Medal Project 2017: winners


The winners of the 2017 Student Medal Project, on display at the Goldsmiths Centre until 20 April, are….


Judith Pritchard, Cardiff Metropolitan University: School of Art  & Design

Song Bird in Her Cage

Grand First Prize awarded for Overall Excellence

Presented by the Worshipful Company of Founders


Joarla Caridad Madera, Central Saint Martins


Grand Second Prize for Excellence

Presented by Thomas Fattorini Limited


Le Er Lee, Central Saint Martins

Holding Nothing

Awarded for vision in casting

Given by Pangolin Editions


Ryan Waddell, Glasgow Kelvin College

Peace through Anarchy

Awarded for innovation in making and materials, the ‘Cutting Edge ‘ prize

Given by The Worshipful Company of Cutlers


Sarah Shelton-Palmer, Truro & Penwith College

Domestic or Wild?

Awarded for modelling

Given by the Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers


Ivan Leung Ka Ho, Central Saint Martins

Umbrella Movement

Awarded for the best political medal -‘The Herbie’ –

Given by John Herbert


Georgia Phillips, University of Edinburgh: Department of Jewellery & Silversmithing


The Eric Gill Society Prize for Lettering


Ulrika Kjeldsen, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee

The Kelpie

Awarded for two-sided narrative and perspective

Given by Lunts Castings Limited


Bethany Brown, Birmingham City University, Birmingham  Institute of Art & Design, School of Jewellery

Keen eyes/open hand

Honourable Mention, awarded for use of both sides and the edge

Given by the Bigbury Mint


Yashar Samimi Mofakham, artist, and former student at Mah-E-Mehr Institute, Tehran

Cypress Trees

Awarded the Prize for ‘Best Guest’ from the invited foreign institute,

for contrast between two sides, in texture and patination