Alistair Receives Denis Knight Award

By in News on July 13, 2011

Alistair D. Stevenson – current Junior Resident Artist at Popopstudios – has been selected as the 2011 and first recipient of the Denis Knight Award. The All-Ceramic Annual Exhibition, founded by master ceramicist Jessica Colebrooke, is an annual award honoring legendary potter and educator Denis Knight. It is intended to recognize an outstanding student pursuing a career in ceramics and assist the awardee with his or her studies.

Alistair Stevenson was born on the 13 September, 1990 in Salt Pond, Long Island, Bahamas and attended the N. G. M. Major High School, at the settlement of Buckley’s. He is currently attending the College of the Bahamas and hopes to graduate with a Bachelor’s of Education Degree in Art (BEA). He works at his art out of Popop Studios, New Providence, Bahamas, having been awarded the Popop Junior Residency Prize (2011).

Alistair has participated in several exhibitions including: Pipes and Bodies, and showings associated with the following events and locales: Transforming Spaces, Pro Gallery, College of the Bahamas; Great Bahamian Seafood and Wine Festival, Jacaranda House; Colour of Harmony, 2010, 2009 and 2008 (annual music and art festival of the College of the Bahamas) and the Central Bank of The Bahamas Art Competition.

He has also participated in several craft shows including: Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival (2011), Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida, U.S.A. and the Christmas Jollification (2009), Bahamas.

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