The winners of the “A Metropolis Celebrates” art exhibition, recently held at the Bermuda Society of Arts, have been awarded their prizes together with certificates of recognition this morning in the Mayor’s Parlour at Metropolis Corridor.

As component of its ongoing celebrations to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Corporation of Hamilton and its democratic electoral procedure, the Metropolis invited the general public to submit artwork, in any medium, that depicted Hamilton in some way.

Tai-Quan Ottley won the Professional group with his Timeless Bermuda, a charcoal and acrylic depiction of classic Entrance Road morphing into modern day

Fifty-6 submissions have been entered into the exhibition and a panel of marketplace specialists chose winners in three classes – Student, Newbie and Professional.

The Student winner was Ayanna Peniston from Mount Saint Agnes with her vibrant Chancery Lane Methods the Newbie winner was Kyle James with his gorgeous Sunset In excess of The Harbour aerial photograph on canvas, and Tai-Quan Ottley won the Professional group with his Timeless Bermuda, a charcoal and acrylic depiction of classic Entrance Road morphing into modern day.

Exclusive Jury Prize was awarded Bryce Pantry for his whimsical get on a Entrance Road block party

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A People’s Option Award was decided by ballots solid by the general public with Kyle James becoming the favourite. The panel of judges also awarded a Exclusive Jury Prize to Bryce Pantry for his whimsical get on a Entrance Road block party.

Mayor Gosling dealt with the profitable artists declaring, “As you come in via the entrance to Metropolis Corridor, you’ll see it is the Metropolis Corridor and Arts Centre.

Newbie winner was Kyle James with his Sunset In excess of The Harbour aerial photograph on canvas

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“I imagine one of the very best approaches to specific by yourself is via artistic media no matter if it be via portray, images, drawing, singing, performing – it can all contact upon emotions that day-to-day life just can’t arrive at.

“We experienced a great reaction to the demonstrate with a great deal of foot site visitors and we could not have performed it with out you, so thank you all very very a great deal for participating.”

Student winner was Ayanna Peniston from MSA with her vibrant Chancery Lane Methods

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Also involved in the exhibition was a assortment of artwork from the personal art assortment of the Corporation that involved mayoral portraits, sculpture, watercolours and photographs.

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