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  • Winners

    Congratulations to the following winners of the competition "2012"

    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Murray Ince
    Yarmouth From Norton Point


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Roger Blackwell
    "Twenty"


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    James Poynton
    after the rain there was sunlight


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Kathleen Smith
    Self Portrait with Candle


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Mike Griffiths
    20/20 Vision


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Susan Goodall
    Wake up!


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens, Still Life
    Ruth Harris
    Cosmic Poppies


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Jackie Ward
    Weird Fish


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Jackie Ward
    Cherry Tankard


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental, Flowers or Gardens, Still Life
    Tracey Waghorn
    The red vase


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Sasha Niamat
    Golden inspiration


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Peter Baker
    Twenty Bits And Pieces


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Paul Farnes
    20 Times Inspired


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Barbara Rula Joannou
    Number Twenty, Twentieth Street


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Patricia Davies
    Mural


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Daphne Krimholtz
    Just drifting


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Michael Potter
    Self Portrait


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Michael Potter
    Study 1


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Fiona Gill
    A Look of Me?


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Fiona Gill
    Yesterdays' Life


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Denis Naylor
    Life Model (Van Gellis)


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Sarah Ball
    still life


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Jane Minter
    "vintage" - "vendemmia"


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental, Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Amanda Spencer
    Mindscape 3


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Townscape or Streetscene
    Jennifer Hollands
    Please Ignore the Decay


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Haidee-jo Summers
    Camille aged 13


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Teresa Allen
    Crashing Wave


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens, Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Pamela Nickson
    Aberdulais Falls


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Sharron Blackmore
    Cheetah cub


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Subject: Still Life
    Andrew Sephton
    (The SAA is) "Twin-Tea"


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Andrew Sephton
    Blossom


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene, Townscape or Streetscene
    Tina Bone
    Hera II, Valletta, Malta


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife
    Melanie Mascarenhas
    Damselflies


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Subject: Townscape or Streetscene
    Alena Carvalho
    No. 20 trams


    Category: 20th Anniversary Award
    Sue May
    20_collage


  • Description/Summary
    Open to everyone and irrespective of age, ability, medium or subject matter. You don't have to be a professional artist or have years of painting experience to enter - all you need is a passion for painting! The Artist of the Year 2012 will win £2000 - to include £1000 cash and £1000 worth of art materials, an engraved crystal goblet AND £500 worth of great art materials for the art club, group or school of your choice. It could be you... previous winners have included artists right across the board, from beginners, to juniors and professionals! SAA members receive FREE unlimited entries, so if you haven't already joined the SAA, please click here or call 08458 770 775
  • Prizes & awards
    Status Awards: Prizes of £100 worth of art materials, and an engraved goblet, will also be awarded to the painting judged to be the best in the following sectors:
    • Professional
    • Amateur
    • Beginner, June Atherton Award (if you have been painting less than two years)
    • Young (16 to 25 years old at the time of entry)
    • Junior (up to 16 at the time of entry)
    Category Awards: £100 worth of art materials will be awarded to the following category winners:
    • Best Portrait or Figure
    • Best Abstract or Experimental Art
    • Best Still Life
    • Best Flowers or Gardens
    • Best Landscape or Woodland Scene
    • Best Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    • Best Animal or Wildife
    SAA 20th Anniversary Award! 2012 marks 20 years of the SAA. In celebration of this we have 20 extra awards for the best interpretations of '20'. The best 20 entries will each receive £200 worth of art materials! On show: Closing date for entries is 24th February 2012. All entrants from the competition, including the chosen finalists, will be notified by 25th May. All winning entries will be exhibited on the SAA website and in Paint magazine. This year original paintings will not be required for exhibition. There is no limit to the number of entries and all artwork must be recent (no earlier than 2010) unpublished work of the submitting artist. Please indicate if the work of another artist has been used as a source for your entry. If your entry is chosen your original work must be available for final judging.
  • Categories
    Portrait or Figure, Abstract or Experimental Art, Still Life, Flowers or Gardens, Landscape or Woodland Scene, Waterscape, Boats or Seascape, Animal or Wildlife, 20th Anniversary Award
  • How to enter
    Online New for the 2012 competition, you can now enter online! Simply click on the 'Enter Competition' icon at the top of this page and follow the instructions from there. E-mail E-mail entries, are only open to SAA members and are acceptable in JPEG format no larger than 100kb per image. With only one picture per email. Please email to aoy@saa.co.uk with full details included in each covering e-mail. Mark the e-mail subject as AOY2012 with your status and painting subject. It should look like this in the email subject: 'AOY2012 Amateur Landscape or Woodland Scene'. Entrants must determine their own status from Professional, Amateur, Beginner (painting for less than 2 years at time of entry), Young (16 to 25 at time of entry) and Junior (up to 16 at time of entry). By Post For postal entries, please supply all the information listed below and send your entries to SAA Artist of the Year 2012, PO Box 50, Newark, Notts, NG23 5GY, UK. Please do not enclose anything else with your entry. IMPORTANT Please ensure that each painting entry is clearly marked with: - Full Artist name - Full postal address - Telephone number - Membership Number. (if a member) - Your Status (e.g. Professional, Amateur, Beginner, Young, Junior) - Age (if under 25) - Title of painting - Medium (e.g. Watercolour, acrylic, etc) - Category - Size including frame in centimetres (cm) Incomplete entries will be disqualified. All entries and artwork must be submitted as good quality photographs or colour photocopies (no larger than A3), original paintings cannot be accepted. If you are not an SAA member please remember to enclose your payment (Non members £7.50 per entry and a Special Students price of only £3.50 per entry, students may only enter as Young or Junior). No responsibility will be taken for any entries and no entry will be returned, please keep a copy for your records.
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