Two students from Beaumont College, Lancaster, which supports individuals with complex physical needs, have been awarded prizes after being nominated for this year’s Unique Art Awards.
Isabelle Ryder, 20, attended this year’s awards ceremony, following her nomination for the Youth 2D award.
Bradley Shuttleworth, 22, was also up for an award after being shortlisted in the Youth Digital category.
Taking place at the Sheraton Skyline at London Heathrow, the annual, inspirational awards evening celebrated disabled young artists across the UK.
Finishing second place in the Youth 2D category, Isabelle received £400 in vouchers and £2000 for Beaumont College. A top three finish for Bradley in the Youth Digital category saw a reward of £200 in vouchers, and an additional £1000 in prize money to the college.
Bradley previously won a similar award in last year’s Unique Art Awards in the 2D art category.
Bradley, student at Beaumont College said: “I was over the moon to be nominated again, I never thought I would win first time never mind a second. I am so proud of my work and myself”.
Julia Park, Interim Principal at Beaumont College said: “We are extremely proud of Isabelle and Bradley for receiving their awards and winning some funding for the college.
“Their amazing artwork is reflective of the ethos at Beaumont College, helping students achieve their full potential, developing their skills and interests for next stage in their lives.”
Beaumont College is part of Ambito Care and Education, which is part of Salutem.
Salutem Care and Education supports children, young people and adults with learning and physical disabilities, mental health needs, challenging behaviours, and autism at more than 120 homes, schools, day services, transition services and colleges nationwide.
We pride ourselves on delivering person-centric care, support, and education to enable the individuals we support to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives.