Fox Gift

This category is exclusive to U16s and an opportunity to showcase their creativity in a professional gallery possibly for the very first time.

Prizes included:

  • £500, sponsored by The Mayor of Barnsley
  • Main gallery exhibition with Cooper Prize finalists

It encouraged young people to create an explore their artist talents.


Charlie Wilding, Moonlight, pencil

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Charlie Wilding ‘Moonlight’ (pencil).

Highly Commended

Sophie-Grace Roberts, Girl With Glasses, graphite pencil

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Sophie-Grace Roberts ‘Girl With Glasses’ (graphite pencil)


Harry Palmer, The Characters, brush, pens and ink

Harry Palmer ‘The Characters’ (Brush, pens and ink)

Barnsley College Special Award for Originality and Skills

Judged by Liz Leek, Deputy Principal Culture, Place & Communities & lecturers from the Arts department.

£100 prize

Georgina Oldknow, My Grandad, oil paint

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Georgina Oldknow, My Grandad, oil paint