Category Archives: Awards & Prizes

Sir John Hurt Art Prize 2020

It was lovely to learn that one of my paintings has been shortlisted for the Sir John Hurt Art Prize 2020, run by the Holt Festival. “Washing in the Crew Yard” is one of a series of works I completed … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 8 (Trowse & Prizes)

A couple of day’s after the event (I was really tired when it finished), here is my account of the final day of the Paint Out Norfolk 2020 event. The painting locations for the last day were narrowed to the … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norfolk 2019

This is my account of Paint Out Norfolk (Sainsbury Centre) 2019, which ran from 1-5 July, with the exhibition private view and prize giving held on 5 July, and the exhibition running from 6-7 July, 2019. Monday (1 July) – … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018 – Days 3, 4 & 5

Mon 15 Oct – Anglia Square This day’s theme was ‘modernising’ and, after being thoroughly spoiled with the Medieval beauty of the city in the days before, I was curious to see this somewhat controversial area of Norwich – a … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018 – Day 1

With the Paint Out Norwich competition concluded I’ve spent a couple of days recovering before typing up my hand-written notes. I wanted to say a little about some of my  paintings and thought I would do some short blog pieces … Continue reading

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Charlestown

This painting of Charlestown in Cornwall was selected for ‘Open 28‘, the East Midlands Open Art Exhibition in Leicester, which is on at the Old Library Gallery, 50-54 Belvoir Street, Leicester, LE1 6QL from 6 July to 26 August, 2017. … Continue reading

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Buxton Spa Prize Exhibition

Earlier this week I delivered two paintings and a sketchbook to the Green Man Gallery in Buxton, as submissions for this year’s Buxton Spa Prize. The exhibition of entries runs from 1-31 July (The Green Man Gallery is at Hardwick … Continue reading

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Wells-next-the-Sea

I was delighted to learn that this work has been shortlisted for the Sir John Hurt Art Prize and will be in the ‘Exhibition of Shortlisted Works’ at this year’s Holt Festival (22–30 July at the Auden Theatre in Holt). … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Prize

I was in Oxford in June taking part in the Oxford Art Prize – an en plein air competition, where I prepared two works. The exhibition is now on and continues to 13 September at the O3 Gallery and Oxford … Continue reading

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St John’s College from Trinity Street, Cambridge

I was delighted to learn earlier this month that my painting of Trinity Street, Cambridge had won a Winsor & Newton Award. When I chose the viewpoint for this work, I was partly drawn to the architectural majesty of St John’s College with its castellated Tudor Great Gate, contrasting … Continue reading

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