Private View and Prize Giving at this years Open Exhibition

A big thank you to everyone who joined us on Thursday evening to officially open this years Open Exhibition.  As with previous years there were prizes up for grabs!

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(L to R) Lara Morrison, Charlotte Thurgood, Rachel Dunsdon, T John Jarratt, Welwyn Hatfield Mayor Cllr Barbara Fitzsimon, NMG Trustee Trish Bugler, Andrew Chu and Derek Dewey-Leader) Photograph by Martin Stewart

Mayors Prize (Welwyn Hatfield Artists only)

1st Prize: T John Jarratt for ‘Early Sun at Marford Allotments’

2nd Prize: Brian James Reeves for ‘Not Going Home’

Gallery Prizes

Photography

1st Prize: Andrew Chu for ‘Arctic Terns’

2nd Prize: Rachel Dunsdon for ‘Hut in the Trees’

Highly commended: Derek Dewey-Leader for ‘Moonflower Ultra Violet Photo Art’ and Shenelis Desta for ‘The Cross of Ethiopia – Ethiopia Remains Christian Orthadox’

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1st Prize: Denise Bowser for ‘Sunrise’

2nd Prize: Laurence Hartley for ‘Lebanon Cedars of Bayfordbury’

3D

1st Prize: Janie Graham for ‘Hansel and Gretel’

2nd Prize: Kate Windibank for ‘From the Deep’

U21s (Sponsored by Oaklands College)

Lara Morrison for ‘Big Ben’

Best Presented (Sponsored by Godshaw Jewellery)

Charlotte Thurgood for ‘Viaduct’

Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to everyone who took part and shared their creative talents with us.

A special thank you to our judges; Welwyn Hatfield’s current Mayor, Cllr Barbara Fitzsimon who judged the Mayor’s prize, Soo Hitchen for judging the 2D and 3D prizes, Mia Jankowicz from the Welwyn and Hatfield Times for judging the Photography prize, Oaklands College for judging the U21s prize and Steve Godshaw of Godshaw Jewellery for judging the best presented prize.

 

 

 

 

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Open Exhibition 2018 – Private View

Join us on Thursday 18th October between 8pm and 9.30pm for the private view and official opening of our 16th annual Open Exhibition.  Prizes will also be given out for the categories of Best 2D, Best 3D and Best Photography plus additional prizes for the Mayors Prize for the best entry from a Welwyn Hatfield Artist.

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Open Winners 2017

Join us on Thursday 14th September 2018 8pm – 9.30pm and be the first to see our newest exhibition.  Sarah Poppleton, Colin Mahoney and Amanda Charles were the winners of last years annual Open Exhibition.

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If you’re a Hertfordshire artist and you’d like to submit work to this years Open Exhibition then you still have plenty of time.  Hand in date for our Open Exhibition 2018 is Saturday 13th October 10am – 12pm.  To find out more click on our Open Exhibition page.

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Abstract: Private View 19th July 2018

On Thursday 19th July we had our private view and official opening of our latest exhibition, Abstract.  The exhibition is shared by three 2D artists, Judy Bywater, Anna Schofield and Paul Hillary and 3D work was supplied by textile artist, Gwendolyn Ball.  We were also joined by our current Mayor, Councillor Barbara Fitzsimon.  Below are the pictures from the nights events.

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16th Annual Open Exhibition

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Our annual Open Exhibition is the perfect exhibition for anyone wishing to dip their toe into the world of exhibiting.  The exhibition is an opportunity for artists living or working within Hertfordshire to share their work in a collective exhibition.  Like previous years, there will be prizes available for 2D and 3D categories and young artists, under 21, can enter up to 2 pieces of work for free.

The entry form for this years Open Exhibition can now be viewed, printed and downloaded from the website here. Terms and conditions apply so please check these or email us at artists@newmaynardgallery.co.uk for clarification.

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Coming Soon! Abstract Art in Hertfordshire

Showcasing the work of local artists Paul Hillary, Anna Schofield, Judy Bywater and 3D work by textile artist, Wendy Ball.

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The Art Tutors: Private View Pictures

There was a great turn out to the private view on Thursday 7th June and we were really delighted at the mix of work and mediums, and how well it all looked together.  Below are some of the pictures from the night.

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