Gold Winner: Prize for Illustration 2017 – Sounds of the City: Chiara Ghigliazza

Artist: Chiara Ghigliazza for Illustration: Solo

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Prize: £2,000

Medium: Digital painting

Artist’s summary
You just need to turn the corner to move from chaos to silence and change familiar noises into unexpected melodies.

Judges’ rationale
The judges loved the idea that this could be virtually any city, and the calming nature of the illustration. They also loved the concept of playing the railings and how the eye is drawn all around the image.

Artist’s background
Chiara is a freelance illustrator based in Milan. After graduating in Printmaking Design at Brera Fine Art Academy, she undertook a Masters in Editorial Illustration. She usually works with periodical and communication agencies. Chiara loves using visual metaphors and playing with free association.

24th May 2017

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