IT has been quite a month for talented art student Sam Auckland!

At the start of June, the Uxbridge pupil’s super-sized match box and matches were selected to be included in this year’s Young Artists’ Summer Show at the Royal Academy of Art.

Now, the 16-year-old has learned his magnificent sculpture has been chosen for a prize by Rebecca Salter, President of the RA.

Sam’s entry was one of 17,700 submissions and he is one of 400 artists short-listed for the online exhibition which launches from July 12.

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