LSA Annual Exhibition 2016 preview Photo: Andrew Jackson
This is the 131st exhibition of work by the multi-talented members of Leicester Society of Artists featuring more than 200 items, including paintings, prints, multi-media, sculpture, ceramics, glass and textiles and the winners of the LSA Student Award 2016. A special feature of this exhibition is the inclusion of sketches by Bryan Organ for his recently unveiled portrait of Sir David Attenborough, now on display at the Museum. Prizes awarded to members of Leicester Society of Artists were selected by Jeremy Webster, Deputy Director, Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester and Mike Goldmark, owner of Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham.
exhibition sponsored by
Charles Stanley Gold Prize £300 - donated by Charles Stanley
Wayne Anderson, 'Creatures of the Night', mixed media
"An obviously high level of draughtmanship, this painting is imaginative and well composed."
Charles Stanley Silver Prize £200 - donated by Charles Stanley
Andrew Jackson, 'Johti', pencil on paper
"A real capture of character!"
Charles Stanley Bronze Prize £100 - donated by Charles Stanley
Dylan Waldron, 'The Open Window', Egg Tempera
"A modern handling of an ancient technique, done to near perfection."
George Pickard Prize £100 - donated by Leicester Society of Artists
Geoffrey Beasley, 'Mingus', oil on canvas
"Geoffrey Beasley has captured a momentary expression which is often lost in sitters for portraits."
Guy Dixon Prize £75 - donated by Leicester Society of Artists
Graeme Hawes, 'Oriental Blossom', 'Oriental Blossom 2', 'Oriental Garden', blown glass
"Beautifully executed, with a wonderful freshness"
Henton Ellis Prize £50 - donated by Leicester Society of Artists
Catherine Headley, 'Carn and Gorse', oil
"Balanced and well composed, with a pleasing palette, this painting is beautifully resolved."
The winners of the LSA Student Award 2016 sponsored by West End Gallery feature in the exhibition read more
Prizes awarded to members of Leicester Society of Artists were selected by Jeremy Webster, Deputy Director, Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester and Mike Goldmark, owner of Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham . . . view prize-winning LSA members
Bryan Organ, 'David Attenborough' preparatory drawing for portrait
LSA President Lars Tharp discusses 'The Art of Ambiguity' after visiting portrait painter Bryan Organ, whose preparatory drawings for the new portrait of David Attenborough are included in the exhibition . . .read more