Tuesday 25th Feb 2020
Art Academy London, in association with Hitachi Capital UK, has announced aspiring artist Chikaora Obiora, from Enfield, North London, as the winner of a competition to secure a complementary scholarship to join its Fine Art BA Course.
Chikaora, 21, was named as the winner, obtaining a scholarship covering all tuition fees for the three year full-time course commencing in September 2020, worth £22,500* at the Art Academy London’s fundraising auction and dinner event held at Christie’s last week (20th February).
From all the entries received from budding artists, Chikaora’s depiction of sisterhood, capturing its intimacy and beauty was selected as the winning entry by a distinguished panel of judges including Henry Little (Executive Director, The Fine Art Group), Kate Gordon (Founder, London Art Studies), Tai -Shan Schierenberg (Judge - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year) and Sid Motion (Founder, Sid Motion Gallery).
Obiora’s winning submission, alongside all other shortlisted entrees are being showcased in the Art Academy London’s online gallery.
*Based on full tuition fees of £7,500 p.a, for the BA (Hons) Fine Art starting September 2020.