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Prizes and Awards 2021

it was lovely to be back exhibiting again this year, and we area delighted to announce the following Prizes and Awards for 2021.

 

Suzan Edwards Vase with Yellow Buds

The Gladys Valler-Wilson Memorial Award for a still life went to Suzan Edwards for her mixed media painting ‘Vase with Yellow Buds’. This was chosen by Anna Burgess, the 2020 winner. Gladys was a long serving Chairman of the group, and we remember her energy and enthusiasm for painting with this award.

 

 

 

Christine Hopkins SGFA Pier 1 mixed

The John Yardley prize was awarded for the first time in May 2010. Each year we ask John Yardley RI to select his favourite painting.
This year John chose ‘Pier 1’ by Christine Hopkins SGFA as the winner.

Jane Anderson Wood Southampton Harbour Sunset

 

 

 

 

 

And the John Holton Prize, for the painting with most visitor votes, went to Jane Anderson Wood for her watercolour painting ‘Southampton Harbour Sunset’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prizes and Awards 2020:

We were unable to award the John Holton prize for the most popular painting in 2020 as our exhibition was online only.

The Gladys Valler-Wilson Memorial Award for a still life went to Anna Burgess for her watercolour ‘On the Shelf’. this was chosen by Marie Thomason, the 2019 winner. Gladys was a long serving Chairman of the group, and we remember her energy and enthusiasm for painting with this award.

The John Yardley prize was awarded for the first time in May 2010.
This year John chose ‘Barges at Ashford’ by Doug Winter as the 2020 winner.

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