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


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’


1st Prize: Denise Bowser for ‘Sunrise’

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


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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