Prizes and Awards:
The John Holton prize for the most popular painting at the 2016 Autumn exhibition was ‘Sea Spray’ by Annette Hall.
For the second time we awarded the Gladys Valler-Wilson Memorial Award, presented to a still life and selected by Brian Wilson, Vice-President of NWAG. Gladys was a long serving Chairman of the group, and we remember her energy and enthusiasm for painting with this award. The winner was Denise Doran for her watercolour painting ‘Sweet Peas, Blue Jug and Cherry Tomatoes’.
The John Yardley prize was awarded for the first time in May 2010.
John chose Jane Anderson Wood’s watercolour ‘Sparking Light, River Teign’ as the 2016 winner.