Chris Hailes awarding presenting the Charles Stanley Bronze prize

Chris Hailes, Senior Investment Manager of sponsors Charles Stanley presenting the Charles Stanley Bronze Prize to Dylan Waldron


Prizes awarded to members of Leicester Society of Artists in the LSA Annual Exhibition 2016 were selected by Jeremy Webster, Deputy Director, Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester and Mike Goldmark, owner of Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham.

Painting by Wayne Anderson

Charles Stanley Gold Prize £300 -sponsored by Charles Stanley

Wayne Anderson, 'Creatures of the Night', mixed media

"An obviously high level of draughtmanship, this painting is imaginative and well composed."

Drawing by Andrew Jackson

Charles Stanley Silver Prize £200 - sponsored by Charles Stanley

Andrew Jackson, 'Johti', pencil on paper

"A real capture of character!"


Dylan Waldron, 'The Open Window'

Charles Stanley Bronze Prize £100 - sponsored by Charles Stanley

Dylan Waldron, 'The Open Window', Egg Tempera

"A modern handling of an ancient technique, done to near perfection."

Geoffrey Beasley, 'Mingus'

George Pickard Prize £100 - sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists

Geoffrey Beasley, 'Mingus', oil on canvas

"Geoffrey Beasley has captured a momentary expression which is often lost in sitters for portraits."

Graeme Hawes with his three glass pieces

Graeme Hawes beside his three winning glass pieces

Guy Dixon Prize £75 - sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists

Graeme Hawes, 'Oriental Blossom', 'Oriental Blossom 2', 'Oriental Garden', blown glass

"Beautifully executed, with a wonderful freshness"

Catherine Headley, 'Carn and Gorse'

Henton Ellis Prize £50 - sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists

Catherine Headley, 'Carn and Gorse', oil

"Balanced and well composed, with a pleasing palette, this painting is beautifully resolved."

The Student Award 2016 prizes were selected by the LSA selection team

Photograph by Tiffany Tangen


LSA Student Award 2016 Joint Winner's Prize £250 - sponsored by West End Gallery and LSA

Tiffany Tangen, 'Exhausted and Exhibited', digital print

Painting by Samson Tudor


LSA Student Award 2016 Joint Winner's Prize £250 - sponsored by West End Gallery and LSA

Samson Tudor, 'Land of Lost Content', oil on canvas, 167 x 127 cm

Glass by Alice Heaton

LSA Student Award 2016 Runners Up Prize £100 - sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists

Alice Heaton, 'Life Within', hand blown glass