There were over 160 entries for our International Colour Day Awards 2021!
The fabulous entries featured a huge range of subjects and media from nature photography to gif and video design; from gouache painting to acrylic and digital art, as well as graphic design, ceramic design, interior design, large-scale installations, jewellery design, landscape architects, floral designers, art installations, creative directors, brand stylists, plus some fabulous student colour exercises and images from an amazing, in-depth PhD research study into colour pigments.
We also had entries from far and wide including London-based artists Liz West @lizweststudio Jo Bradford @jo_bradford and Preeti Kathuria @preet.kathi Celine Cannon and Sarah Dueth @CannonDueth from New York, Stephen Westland @colourchat from Leeds, Will Remigio @bluemarble____ from Philadelphia PA, Lynnette Postuma @366daysofcolor from Canada, Emilia Nardi @emilia_nardi_6 floral designer and artist from Argentina, Débora Bz Brandão @deborabzbrandaodesign from Brazil, and some wonderful colour exercises submitted by students at the King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia, who are exploring colour with Dr Douha Attiah and Lecturer Raghda Kateb.
The selection of competition winners was a very difficult task and we take this opportunity to thank everyone who took the time to enter this International Colour Day competition. All posts will remain available to view at #ICDSydney2021 bringing joy and delight to all!
* Emma Stergoulis @emma_stergoulis_design
* Therese Moussa @theresemoussa
* Paula Jenkins @paulajenkinsart
* Sonia Van Der Haar @lymesmithy
* Beata Geyer @beatageyer
* Lynda Hyde @lyndahydeart
* Elaf Waleed Hazeezy @alo_ofa1
* Kate Lambe @kitty_lambe_art
* Maea Trevett @maea_photography
Dual Second Prize Winners:
Second Prize: Rox De Luca @roxdeluca
Second Prize: Anna Gianakis @annagianakis
First Prize: Natalie O’Connor @oconnornatalie
We’ll be asking each of the award winners to present their ideas on colour at one of our forthcoming Colour Collective Sydney event this year, so stay tuned!