Stuttle Painting Bursary

Stuttle Painting Bursary

Annual Award for Outstanding Art Students at Huntington School, York

Painting Bursary

Art students from Huntington School in York can apply each year for an opportunity to be awarded the Stuttle Painting Bursary.

The bursary is awarded to a selection of students each year for outstanding Art works and Final Year Assessments.

The Stuttle Painting Bursary was set up in 2002 following the death of Caroline Stuttle in Bundaberg, Australia.

Caroline had a great love for art and was a talented student at Huntington School. Her father, professional artist Alan Stuttle and brother Richard Stuttle decided to set up the Stuttle Painting Bursary in her name. The aim is to give talented Art Students an opportunity to travel and paint somewhere of their choosing, taking their first steps into a career in the arts.

The bursary is open to all final year Art Students from Huntington School, York. who can apply directly though the art department.

A first award of £200 goes to the student who has shown a substantial body of refined work highlighting their skill and talent as an artist. 3 runner up awards of £100 are also awarded for outstanding work.

“If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.” Michelangelo

Alan Stuttle NDD, RCA 

After three years at the Stoke on Trent College of Art, he was accepted by the Royal College of Art London. Following a series of solo exhibitions Alan retired from teaching at the age of 29 to devote more time to painting as a Professional Artist.

In 1972 he moved to York opening the Alan Stuttle Gallery in Micklegate, he used the gallery as a base for travelling around the country painting new subjects and expanding his portfolio. In 1988 Alan opened another gallery in Scarborough giving access to the east coast. After painting in the historic city of York the fresh sea air brought new vibrancy to his art.

The 90’s offered new challenges in Europe, USA & Canada, this increased his portfolio significantly, most certainly the energy of Italy brought more excitement and colour to his work.

“I have always been inspired by the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales and would like now to go back to painting landscapes. I have put paint on paper or canvas pretty much everyday of my life but there are still many views waiting to be painted.” Alan Stuttle

  • Painting Bursary 2019

    Four talented York sixth formers are the lucky recipients of an annual arts bursary.

    The Alan Stuttle Art Bursary this year has been awarded to four hard working and extremely talented Huntington School art students, Beth Maycock, George Thorby, Jasmine Foo and Niamh Nolan.

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  • Painting Bursary 2018

    Four talented artists are the latest York students to benefit from a school bursary. The Alan Stuttle Art Bursary at Huntington School this year has been awarded to Sixth Form art students, Maddie Hancocks, Katie Bolton, Beth Maycock and Annie Foo.

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  • Painting Bursary 2017

    TWO prestigious annual awards have been presented in memory of a murdered York school girl.

    At Huntington School the Alan Stuttle Art Bursary has been awarded to four hard working and extremely talented sixth form art students: Ellie Duffield, Maddie Hancocks, Lara Cameron and Katie Bolton.

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  • Painting Bursary 2016

    Four young artists from a York school have been awarded funds to pursue their careers. Alan Stuttle visited Huntington School to present his Art Bursary to sixth form art students Emma Wiseman, Ella Richards, Selina Broadley and Mae Crook. The annual bursary is presented in memory of Mr Stuttle’s daughter Caroline, a former pupil who was killed while backpacking in Australia in 2002.

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  • Painting Bursary 2015

    A TRIO of students from York’s Huntington secondary school have been awarded an art bursary.

    The annual Alan Stuttle Art Bursary this year has been awarded to three talented sixth form art students, Kezia Hulse, Emma Barrett and Emma Wiseman.

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  • Painting Bursary 2014

    YORK artist Alan Stuttle has presented cheques for £500 to Huntington School pupils Mathilda Mancey-Jones, Emily Roberts, Kezia Hulse and Beth Jakeman this week. Mr Stuttle presents bursaries each year to students at the school to help them with their studies, and created the reward for young artists in memory of his daughter Caroline

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  • Painting Bursary 2011

    TWO York students have been awarded prizes in memory of murdered York-backpacker Caroline Stuttle.

    Both Huntington School and York College, where Caroline used to study, have given out their annual prizes in memory of the former student.

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  • Painting Bursary 2010

    This year’s Alan Stuttle Art Bursary has been awarded at Huntington School in memory of Caroline Stuttle. The Alan Stuttle Art Bursary is an annual award made available to Year 13 art students at Huntington. It is in commemoration of Alan’s daughter, Caroline, who was murdered in Australia eight years ago.

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