Photography graduate wins Signature Art Prize 2021

06 October 2021

BA (Hons) Photography graduate Jacob Talbot has been announced as a winner of the Signature Art Prize 2021 in the Photography and Film category.

Jacob Talbot won the award for his piece ‘Moment’. His work was chosen from over 500 entries from 45 universities in 16 countries, with 62 artists shortlisted in the categories of Painting, Sculpture, Drawing and Printmaking, and Photography and Film.

Image: Jacob Talbot, Moment. 

Jacob said: “I am really proud to be named as a winner of the Signature Art Prize 2021. A massive appreciation to not just the organisers, the judges, the beautiful location, but also to all the lovely people I met and spoke with that evening - thank you for enjoying my work - I am always grateful to hear the differing opinions that art enables. This prestigious award was a pleasure and honour to receive and I hope for many more opportunities like this in the future!”

Founded in 2007, The annual Signature Art Prize aims to promote the work of artists in the emerging stages of their careers, drawing attention to the unique perspective of students and recent graduates. The prize champions their signature themes and aims to bring their work into the spotlight.