Friday, 5 August 2011

Picturing Time Private View at Sotherby's

A diary is a record of time, a sentimental layering of memories.
Me, Kate and Mum

This is exciting! As regular followers of this blog will know, for part of my final year at university we had to enter a competition. I entered 'Picturing Time' by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers. This was way back at the beginning of the year. So when I found out last month that my animation had been shortlisted I was very, happily, surprised. Imagine then, when on Monday I found out that I had been selected for an award, how surprised I was. I was instructed to go down to London on Thursday evening to attend the Private View. 

I received a Highly Commended award in Animation. Out of 220 entries, my piece was among the top 6. You can read about the other prize winners here

It was incredibly posh; we were announced as we arrived and provided with plenty of champagne. It was also incredibly hot, I was melting, and a merry little photographer kept trying to grab me for photo's which was a little embarrassing... I'm not used to the spotlight!

Sam Richwood from my course at uni was also shortlisted, click the photo to see more of his work.

I still can't really believe it! I've had a piece exhibited in London, and won a prize. All from my little animation I made in my bed room on a make shift tripod duct taped to the wall. 

My animation on the screen.

Receiving the award. 
My tutors, Cathie and Anna, and I.

Everyone I spoke to was so lovely, I had a great evening. So, I better had post this animation up here again, in case anyone wants to see it! 


  1. Congrats and so well deserved!

  2. Well done!! How special!!! I hope this opens many more opportunities for you! (and you looked beautiful). Congratulations x

  3. Well done Hannah, you deserved this :)

  4. Congrashulashionshs!

    Was that Father Jack in one of the photos, bearing down with his special attentions?

    London is very expensive, and therefore exciting.

    You have the talent, but keep the humour.