Tuesday 16 September 2014

Students scoop art awards

Published 22/04/2014 | 05:40

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Grace Murray (18) pictured with her prize-winning painting ‘Red Pepper’, with her mother Senator Susan O’Keefe.

TWO students from Sligo have won prizes at the Texaco Art competition.

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Senator Susan O'Keeffe's daughter Grace Murray won in the 16-18-year-old category for her work, titled Red Pepper. The Ursuline College student (18) receives €750.

She was also a Special Merit Award winner in 2009.

Another winner was Julien Torrades (17) from Summerhill College, who received a Special Merit Award for his piece, called Portrait of My Dad.

Prizes will be presented at an awards ceremony in Dublin next month.

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