Student selected for BBC One’s ‘The Big Painting Challenge’

09 February 2017

Access to HE student Suman Kaur has been selected as one of 10 contestants for BBC One’s ‘The Big Painting Challenge’. 

The first episode will air on Sunday 12 February 2017 and will see the contestants go head to head in two ‘Still Life’ challenges, before the judges decide who makes it through to the next round.

Suman, a former clinician, left her job to study full time at Leeds College of Art, and enjoys working with unusual painting mediums such as shoe polish and coffee!  

Suman KaurSuman Kaur. Image credit BBC/Ed Miller

We all wish Suman the best of luck as she competes in the BBC Big Painting Challenge competition.

Episode 1 of 6 will be aired on Sunday 12 February on BBC One at 18:00. You can find out more about the programme here 

BBC Painting Challenge presentersThe Big Painting Challenge presenters: Mariella Frostrup and Richard Coles. Image credit BBC/Ed Miller