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.

LSA member Wayne Anderson

Wayne Anderson won the Charles Stanley Gold Prize with his painting in mixed media 'Creatures of the Night'.

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

LSA member Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson won the Charles Stanley Silver Prize with his drawing 'Johti', executed in pencil on paper

"A real capture of character!", said the judges.


LSA member Dylan Waldron

Dylan Waldron won the Charles Stanley Bronze Prize £100 with his work 'The Open Window', painted in egg tempera

"A modern handling of an ancient technique, done to near perfection," commented the judges

LSA member Geoffrey Beasley

Geoffrey Beasley won the George Pickard Prize for his portrait of 'Mingus', painted in oil on canvas

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

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"

LSA member Catherine Headley

Catherine Headley won the Henton Ellis Prize with her oil painting  'Carn and Gorse'.

"Balanced and well composed, with a pleasing palette, this painting is beautifully resolved," said the judges

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