18 December 2017
Jax Crew's oil painting 'Pink Field' has won the 'Arts for Rutland' Prize in the Rutland Open Exhibition 2017 (18 November 2017 - 5 January 2018) held at the Rutland County Museum in Oakham. The prize was presented to Jax Crew at the Private View on 17 November by Craig Mitchell, the High Sheriff of Rutland.
In a strong showing for Leicester Society of Artists 10 members of the society are included in the exhibition, with further accolades for LSA members in the awards in this exhibition of artists from Rutland and the surrounding counties. Jo Sheppard and Mary Rodgers, both LSA members, were Highly Commended for their paintings. Other LSA members participating in the Rutland Open are: Philip Dawson, Sue Graham, Jill Hailes, Suzanne Harry, Judy Merriman, Michael Moralee and Alan Oliver.The exhibition continues until 5 January 2018.