Painting by Emer Kirwan

Emer Kirwan, 'Kerry 1', acrylic

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2 November 2018

Artist Emer Kirwan has won the LSA Prize at the Leicester Sketch Club Annual Exhibition 2018 with her acrylic painting, 'Kerry 1'.  The painting also features on the poster for the exhibition.  Leicester Society of Artists Chair, Suzanne Harry, selected Emer Kirwan's painting to win the LSA Prize at the evening launch of the exhibiton on 18th October 2018.

"I thought it was a terrific piece of work," says Suzanne Harry, "It has been executed with a limited palette and has depth and mystery."

Founded in 1898, Leicester Sketch Club has expanded to include a busy programme of talks, workshops, demonstrations, indoor and outdoor sketching events and an annual exhibition. In 2016 it was awarded the 'Art Club of the Year' award by The Artist and Leisure Painter magazines.

Leicester Sketch Club Annual Exhibition 2018 is at The Old Library Café & Galleries. 50-54 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6QL until Wednesday 28th November 2018.