8th September 2005
STUDENTS WITH DESIGNS ON SUCCESS
Two Illustration students who are graduating from the
Final-year BA (Hons) Illustration students Rebecca Sands and Wayne
Lockwood were approached by agency scouts whilst taking part in the New
Designers Awards 2005 exhibition at
The exhibition took place across two weeks in June and July, with all the major design disciplines including illustration and animation, photography and ceramics and glass represented in either part one or part two.
Leading industry figures judged the exhibits, selecting the award winners from the 4,000 graduates whose work was showcased.
Rebecca Sands from Scothern scooped the New Designers Tigerprint Award Part Two. She was awarded £1,500 and has just completed a four-week work placement at Tigerprint which is a division of Hallmark Cards plc.
The 22-year-old also won the New Designers International Greetings Award, receiving £1,000, and is due to start a four-week placement at International Greetings.
“Working for Hallmark has given me a useful insight into the greetings cards industry,” said Rebecca. “I would really love to have a career in illustration and this is a great starting point.”
34-year-old Wayne Lockwood, from
Rebecca and Wayne are graduating on Wednesday 14th September at Lincoln Cathedral at 11.30am.
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