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School of Design and Creative Arts award winners announced

Awards are given at the end of the year to students from various year groups and art disciplines, celebrating their achievements and identifying them as upcoming talent.

Foundation prizes

The John Mack Materials Award

This prize is awarded for creative experimentation and engagement with diverse materials and workshop processes. The award is in honour of a much-respected passionate foundation technician.


Visual communications

Lucy Stewart-Murray

3D Design

Rebecca Matthews

Textiles & Fashion

Isabella Spurway

Fine Art

Naomi Moore

Naomi Moore artworkNaomi Moore - Adventuring into a Utopia of Dreams

The Yanina Temple Colour Award

This award is presented to students for outstanding development, sensitivity, combinations and impact with the use of Colour. This award is named after a vibrant and colourful foundation tutor, now retired.


Visual Communications

Elizabeth Thom

3D Design

Florence Davies

Textiles & Fashion

Annabelle Long

Fine Art

Lillian Capano

Lizzie Thom artworkElizabeth Thom - Cats

Undergraduate Drama prize

Stanley Evernden Award for Drama

This award commends excellent production potential and the prize gives funding towards an outstanding production by Drama students. The award is in memory of the founder of Undergraduate Drama at Loughborough who believed in the importance of great performance opportunities to showcase talent, to inspire and develop skills.

Tabitha Cuddeford and Ellie Blake were named the winners of this award.

Undergraduate Arts prizes

Printmakers Council Student Award

This prize is awarded to a student who has demonstrated particular skills in their printmaking techniques and is given membership to the Printmakers Council for a year, which will help them get recognised in the industry and highlight their work.

Ella Cheetham was awarded the prize for her work ‘Everyday at Home’.

Ella CheethamElla Cheetham - Everyday at Home 

Potclays Award for Ceramics

This award recognises a student for their work in ceramics and the winner’s work is promoted through Potclay’s marketing networks to generate awareness and interest in the winner’s ceramic practice and future plans.

This year it was awarded to Dan Young for his work ‘The Comic’.

Edward Sharp Fund Prize

The chosen winners have their creations displayed on the Loughborough campus, becoming part of the University’s art collection.


Eleanor Shillitoe

Intervals of Silence

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 Eleanor ShillitoeEleanor Shillitoe - Intervals of Silence 

Leicester Print Workshop Award

This award supports graduating printmakers and was awarded this year to Abigail and Phebe Hughes for their work ‘Happy Sad Twins’. 

Industry Live Projects

This intense seven-day project requires final year students to work on a brief set by industry partners. It is an opportunity for the students to experience working on a design challenge set by world-class design consultancies. This involves defining a product opportunity based upon design research and producing a solution to a real-life scenario within specific considerations and constraints.


The brief set by DCA was to create a product that enhances fitness by blending into the home. The winners were as follows:

  • 1st Harry Kanisius Pocock
  • 2nd Matthew Lloyd
  • 3rd Edward Hepworth

Panasonic FLUX

The brief set by Panasonic Flux was to design a new behaviour or experience with a physical product at heart that encourages better relationships. The winners were as follows:

  • 1st James Ross Evans
  • 2nd Matthew Yeoman
  • 3rd Chun Hei Lee


The brief from Layer was to create an exciting design proposition, driven by gender neutrality. The winners were:

  • 1st Christopher Harm
  • 2nd Hannah Le Gassick
  • 3rd Megan Lincoln

Cambridge Consultants

The brief from Cambridge Consultants was to design a consumer or medical device that improves wellbeing. The winners were:

  • 1st Joseph Bentley
  • 2nd Eve Park
  • 3rd Sean van der Molen