3 prizewinning works in LSA Annual Exhibition 2017

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The Charles Stanley and LSA Prizes in the Annual Exhibition 2017 were chosen by Jiten Anand, Director of An Indian Summer and Yasmin Canvin, Director of Leicester Print Workshop. 

The Student Award 2017 prizes were chosen by the LSA Student Award selection team.

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Charles Stanley Gold Prize - £300

Geoffrey Beasley, 'Portrait of Alex' oil on canvas

 Painting by Geoffrey Beasley

Geoffrey Beasley, 'Portrait of Alex', oil on canvas

"Outstanding technique and extraordinary sense of detail. Despite the muted colours, the portrait jumps out at you with the sense of realism and use of light." - Jiten Anand and Yasmin Canvin

Charles Stanley Silver Prize - £200

Painting by Dave Pigeon

Dave Pigeon, 'Girl in Constant fog', oil and pencil

Dave Pidgeon
'Girl in Constant Fog', oil & pencil

"This piece feels very melancholy and unnerving, incredible simplicity used to paint the image, bringing out such depth of emotion when viewing the piece. " - Jiten Anand and Yasmin Canvin

Charles Stanley Bronze Prize £100

Glass by Alice Heaton

Alice Heaton, 'Blown Glass Set'

Alice Heaton
Blown Glass Set

"An instant eye-catching piece of art, accessible and easy to like with the vibrant and surprising set of colours, connecting the overall piece with its individual shapes." - Jiten Anand and Yasmin Canvin

George Pickard Prize £100

Painting by John VossJohn Voss, 'Time and Tide Waits for No One', oil

 

John Voss
'Time and Tide Waits for No One', oil

"The irony of the slow turtle and speed of time portraits a thought provoking picture, a very strong painting in terms technique and the story it is portraying." - Jiten Anand and Yasmin Canvin

LSA Chair’s Prize £100

Painting by Alan Hopwood

Alan Hopwood, 'Low tide across St Austell Bay', mixed media on board

 

Alan Hopwood
'Low tide across St Austell Bay', mixed media on board

This work was chosen by LSA Chair Suzanne Harry:

"Beautiful mark making - a painting I just want to keep looking at." - Suzanne Harry

Guy Dixon Prize £75

Painting by Scott Bridgwood

Scott Bridgwood, 'Seated Figure', oil

Scott Bridgwood

'Seated Figure', oil


"Instantly brings out a sense of emotion, the object feels very grounded, compared to the extreme contrast with the lady who has a presence but feels ethereal." - Jiten Anand and Yasmin Canvin

 Henton Ellis Prize £50

Linocut by Sarah Kirby

Sarah Kirby, 'St Mary de Castro and Castle Yard' (detail), linocut

 

Sarah Kirby
'St Mary de Castro and Castle Yard', linocut


"Brings out the feeling of being lost in a city and losing your sense of direction. Beautiful architectural shapes, like everything around her has become a pattern." - Jiten Anand and Yasmin Canvin

 LSA Student Award 2017 Prizes

The LSA Student Award is open to students in full or part time education at a college or university in Leicestershire, studying a foundation course or degree course in 2017 in any art or design discipline.  The winning student works were selected by the LSA Student Award selection team.

LSA Student Award 2017: Winner £400

Sarah Charlton
(BA Design Crafts, De Montfort University)

Cube Collection by Sarah Charlton

Sarah Charlton - LSA Student Award 2017 prizewinner

Sarah Charlton, 'Cube Collection' multi-media

 Sarah Charlton
(BA Design Crafts, De Montfort University)


'Cube Collection' multi-media

 

"Sarah Charlton's 3D sculpture is an accomplished work, which exudes serenity." - Suzanne Harry, Student Award selection team

LSA Student Award 2017: Runner Up £100

Painting by Holly Kerslake

Holly Kerslake, 'We can get Along', oil on canvas

 Holly Kerslake
BA Fine Art, Loughborough University


'We can get along',  oil on canvas

 

"Holly's painting is mysterious and beautiful, executed with skill." - Suzanne Harry, Student Award selection team

LSA Student Award 2017: Runner Up - £100

Artwork by Stefania Laccu

Stefania Laccu, 'Psychosomatic Skin Series', oil on acetates and metal foil

Stefania Laccu
PhD. Fine Art, De Montfort University, Year 1

'Psychosomatic Skin Series' (triptych), Oil on acetates and metal foil

 

Stefania produced an intriguing series of works entitled  'The Anatomy of The Mind-Body', which left us wondering how the various effects had been achieved.  - Suzanne Harry