9TH BIENNIAL CHARMAN PRIZE 2019

Where Fate Leads Us:

Celebrating Bermuda’s artists and the inspiration of Bermuda

There were 107 entries in this year’s competition. Winners announced on October 11 were:

GRAND PRIZE $10,000

Jayde Gibbons

Bermudian

Neighbourhood Kids

2019
65 x 58 inches | Photography

To know where fate leads us, we need to understand who we are and where we’re headed in the first place. These Good Friday photos tell a story of the love, unity and tradition shared within the Somerset community.

Design & Composition $2,000

Kok Wan Lee

Malaysian

Uncertainty Landscape

2019
40 x 32 inches | Mixed media on paper

My mark making is telling about the uncertainties of our future.

Use of Materials $2,000

Andrea Sundt

Norwegian

Ember

2019
34 x 22 x 4 inches | Paper and mylar

Orange embers in roaring log fires evoke memories of my childhood in Norway and of gatherings. This universal act connects humankind the world over, and, now living in Bermuda, is a connection I return to often.

Distinctive & Convincing Style $2,000

Gillian Outerbridge

British

Old Autumn in the Misty Morn

2019
48 x 36 inches | Digital photograph

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn: stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. - Ode to Autumn by Thomas Hood I love to pair images with verse. Three days later the palmetto was stripped bare!

Source of Inspiration $2,000

Charles Zuill

Bermudian

Primal Bermuda

2019
16 x 16 x 2 inches | Mixed media

A recent article in the journal Nature reports that the Bermuda volcano, as far as we know, is unlike any other. It is unique. My contribution is a response to this geologic phenomenon.

Masterworks Collection Prize

Kyle James

Bermudian

Morning City Rise

2019
24 x 72 inches | Digital photograph on canvas

Fly high and see a new perspective.