Award Winning RSN Students

26th November, 2020

Congratulations to our Future Tutor and Degree winners in the Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2020.  We are thrilled to announce:

  • RSN Future Tutor Graduate Martha Blackburn came first in the Student Textile Arts category and also won the Royal School of Needlework Associate Award for Innovation and Technical Excellence in Hand Embroidery.
  • RSN Degree Graduate, Naomi Aindow won The Worshipful Company of Gold & Silver Wyre Drawers Associate Award
  • RSN Degree Graduate Lucy Tiley won The Worshipful Company of Broderers Associate Award and took third prize in the Student Textile Arts category.
  • RSN Degree Graduate Hisae Abe came third in the Student Fashion category.

Congratulations, also, to runners up: RSN Degree Third Year Student, Durga Shanthakumar,  and RSN Degree Graduates, Grace Ingman and Jessica Vale.  We are so proud of all our finalists.

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, the finalists’ entries could not be exhibited this year, but there will be the opportunity to see them at next year’s event.  Hand & Lock is already starting to plan for the 2021 exhibition which will be held in November 2021 in London. The event will showcase 2020 finalists and winners, past winners and 2021 finalists’ work.  Watch this space for more news!

Last year, RSN Degree Student Frances Stone won the Worshipful Company of Gold Silver Wyre Drawers Award; Future Tutor Student Jung Byun won The Worshipful Company of Broderers Award and RSN Degree Students Carys Atkinson and Frances Stone were runners up in the Fashion: Student Category.   Jung’s winning embroidered Peacock Mirror was featured in Hand & Lock’s publicity campaign for this year’s awards.

Further information on the Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery.

More Information on the Degree in Hand Embroidery Course

More Information on the Future Tutors Course