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Gallery


Two invited independent judges met online with LSA Chair Ruth Singer to select winning work from the exhibition. 

Wayne Attwood - President of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
Lucie Chapman - Gallery Co-ordinator for SOCK Gallery, Loughborough

A list of 16 Highly Commended works were selected by the judges - to see them, scroll down to 'Gallery' or click here

The majority of works in this exhibition are for sale direct from the artists themselves, see the exhibition Catalogue here


The George Pickard Prize

sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists

For any work in the exhibition
Cheque for £250

Chosen by – The 2 Independent Judges

David Clarke, Thundery SkyDavid Clarke, Thundery Sky

David Clarke

08:  Thundery Sky

watercolour

 David has most recently worked as a digital artist but a computer failure earlier this year has encouraged him to go back to more traditional techniques. This work is created using watercolour. The judges loved the depth and texture in this work.


The Guy Dixon Prize

sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists (LSA)

For any work in the exhibition
Cheque for £150

Chosen by – The 2 Independent Judges

 

Pter Rapp, It is what it is

Peter Rapp, It is what it is, linocut

Peter Rapp

52:  It is what it is

linocut

Peter is an experienced professional print maker and this piece is created using the reduction linocut method. This image is an imaged postage stamp and is 20cm square. Peter has created a print edition of 4 of this print and they are available in his shop, along with other prints in the series.


The Henton Ellis Prize

sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists

For any work in the exhibition
Cheque for £100

Chosen by – The 2 Independent Judges

Sue Clegg, Seventh Heaven 2

Sue Clegg, Seventh Heaven 2, drawing and digital collage

Sue Clegg

11:  Seventh Heaven 2

drawing and digital collage

Sue Clegg has created this work in pockets of time in her garden as inspiration over this challenging year, using a combination of drawing and digital collage.


The Chair’s Award 2020

sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists

For any work in the exhibition
Cheque for £100

Chosen by  -   Ruth Singer, LSA Chair

Fiona Humphrey, Nexus II

Fiona Humphrey, Nexus II, linocut

Fiona Humphrey

37:  Nexus II

linocut

Fiona is an artist-printmaker and this work is created using multiple block reduction linocut. The judge Ruth Singer loved the refined palette and texture. Fiona has created an edition of 10 of these prints which are available from her shop

Highly Commended

When selecting the prizes for the LSA awards, the judges created a shortlist of works they really loved. "We have decided to award these Highly Commended and have created an online gallery page of these works," says Ruth Singer,  "Which look wonderful together in a group."

Scroll down for the image gallery