Young Artists Show Flair – Kirkcudbright Rotary Competition 2017

The Kirkcudbright Young Artists Presentation Evening was held last Friday in the Tolbooth in Kirkccudbright where an exhibition of all of all of the winners art work is now on display to the general public. This can be viewed throughout June and July and then all of these winning entries will go on display in the Cochran Hall as part of this year’s Art and Crafts Trail  which runs from Thursday 4th until Monday 7th August.


The Young Artist competition was judged by local artists Ross Fulton, Pauline Saul and Margaret Milligan. Trophies, certificates and prizes, which were given as vouchers redeemable at the Gem Shop in Castle Douglas, were provided by Kirkcudbright Rotary Club and were presented by Christine Wimbush to the winners in the various categories as follows:


Primary Schools

The Rotary Primary Schools’ Art Trophy : Alex Lockhart  (Kirkcudbright) *This lucky student will also have the opportunity to work with Margaret Milligan for half a day in her art studio.

2nd prize : Flora Kennedy  (Auchencairn)

3rd prize : Sophie Shaw   (Borgue)

Best in School prizes

Auchencairn : Sandy Ross

Borgue : Noah Goodare

Gatehouse  : Freya Fenton

Kirkcudbright : Bruce Copeman

Twynholm :   Molly Maxwell

Endeavour prizes

Auchencairn : Caiden McKeen

Borgue : Sally Shaw

Gatehouse :  Max Hannay

Kirkcudbright :  Robyn McCulloch

Twynholm : Devin Reid

Junior Secondary School

The Wimbush Trophy :  Tamsin Surtees

2nd prize : Maya Robinson

3rd prize : Johnny Blaschek

Endeavour prizes

Jennifer Robinson

Jess McLachlan

Julia Dzieciatowska

Brady Storey

Senior Secondary School

The Kirkcudbright 2000 Trophy : Nick Gallagher – Philpot

2nd prize : Connor Bradley

3rd prize : Beadea Kirsch

Rotary President’s Choice : Carla Milne

Overall prize: The William Hanna Clarke Trophy:  Nick Gallagher – Philpot

Every student whose art work was submitted by the schools  will be presented with a Kirkcudbright Rotary Club ‘Participation’ certificate in their schools over the next week.


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