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Winston Churchill Design Competition Announced

A call for submissions. First prize of £1000 and a chance for work experience at The Pentland Group
Pentland Group plc is a British family owned company with a portfolio of some of the greatest international sports, outdoor and fashion brands. They are pleased to cosponsor the Winston Churchill Design Competition in conjunction with the Churchill Centre (UK).

The competition is open to UK residents who are current BA or MA students or recent 2010/11 graduates.

Can you articulate why Churchill’s life and example of leadership is relevant to people today? Explore the extraordinary story of Churchill’s life and his impact on the 20th Century and articulate your vision of his continuing relevance to the contemporary scene in a work of 2D form – from fine art and photography to illustration and graphic design.
The top three winning entries will be announced at the prestigious annual Churchillian Award Dinner held in London in October 2013.

  • First prize £1000
  • Second Prize £750
  • Third Prize £500

Open to entries from 27 September 2012 through 31st May 2013.

All three winners will be considered for work experience at Pentland Headquarters in London.

For more information please visit The Arts Thread website and read the full design brief.

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