Sinta Tantra – bridge painted at Canary Wharf

Sinta Tantra

  • Business / Project: Curating public art projects
  • Category: Art
  • College: Royal Academy of Arts

Winner : 2006


What advice would you offer to potential applicants?

"Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. ~ Winston Churchill" - Sinta Tantra

Sinta Tantra Case Study

What was your winning business/project idea?

Curating public art projects with a focus on education and community.

What did winning the Award mean to you and how did it help launch your career?

Gave me the confidence to take the next steps after art college. Having a mentor really helped - we have stayed in touch!

What skills did you develop as a result of DBACE?

  • Confidence
  • Creativity / innovation
  • Presenting your work / ideas
  • Research skills
  • Collaborating with others
  • Self confidence
  • Project management
  • Networking

What have been your greatest achievements since winning the Award?

Major Public Art Commission in Canary Wharf London - 300 metre long painted bridge.

Have your objectives and long-term goals changed since winning the Award? If so, how?

My focus before was more on curating other artists in the public arts. Now I'm focusing more on my own practice which has developed considerably.

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