Paul Stone was awarded the Best Body of Work in Show for his exquisite still-life paintings, described by Dianne Sinnott as “A modern twist of the Dutch still-life composition”.
A Certificate of Merit for the Best Body of Work in Show was awarded to Yorkshire landscape artist, Clare Haley, who impressed the judges with her atmospheric work in oils.
Tania Still was awarded Best Picture in Show for her impressive painting of a pack of hounds, entitled “All on Hurworth”.
A Certificate of Merit for the Best Picture in Show was awarded to Adam King for his mixed media artwork “Fountains Hall”.
The Best Small Work of Art prize was awarded to Scarborough artist Russell Lumb for his haunting portrait of “Cordelia”, a drypoint print.
The Best Newcomer’s Body of Work Prize went to Holly Scott who is exhibiting a series of hand-tinted linoprints featuring rooks, a special interest of hers.
Each year the prizes are awarded to exhibiting artists and this year, Dianne Sinnott, a Fine Art expert from Tennants Auctioneers, alongwith artist Barbara Sykes have selected this year’s winners.