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2014

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  • Winners

    Congratulations to the following winners of the competition "2014"

    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife, Flowers or Gardens, Landscape or Woodland Scene, Still Life
    Cherise Foster
    Golden Glade


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Murray Ince
    Self Portrait Murray Ince


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Angus Rhodes
    Green & Orange


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Jack Symons
    The World Pop Art


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Chantelle Sanders
    Under water world


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Malcolm Coils
    Blanchland Village


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Pete Gilbert
    Fallen tree at Moors corner


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    John Burgess
    Bluebells at Fiveways, Chaldon


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife, Portrait or Figure
    Sue Jenkins
    The Lambing Shed


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife
    Sue Jenkins
    The very curious sheep


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Ellie Benton
    Space


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Christopher Hayter
    The Stare


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Len Gooch
    Pastoral Rest at Blakeney


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Susan Dickens
    Say Cheese


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Ruth Mann
    Treasure Hunt


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    John Shave
    Across The Bay


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Cathy Titmus
    The Yucca


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Frank Adey
    classic gallery2


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    N J McDowell
    About to speak her mind


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Barbara Singleton
    glasshouse


    Category: En Plein Air Award
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Jem Bowden
    Burnham Overy windmill


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Jackie Ward
    Deep Blue Depths


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Sarah Ball
    Aerial View


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Peter Annable
    Window Display


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife
    Katy Rewston
    Trixter


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Patricia Stevens
    Garlic rope


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Emily Speakman
    Ffynnon Lloer


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Emily Speakman
    Moel Famau


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Sam Lucas
    Sky Over Manningtree


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Lena Ibrahim
    Enlight


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Elena Fesenko
    Yellow Cacti


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental, Flowers or Gardens
    Lynn Norris
    Rosehips


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Georgina Bowden
    Bordeaux Mix


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Sue Williams
    The Water Carrier


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Anne Light
    Going Fishing


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Ian Shalliker
    Sun Drenched Cattle


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Terry Chipp
    Little Blue Boat


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Angela Hutton
    Sam


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Gill Fox
    Approaching storm


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Gill Fox
    Destiny


    Category: En Plein Air Award
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Denis Naylor
    Big Sky, Harrow Lodge


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Stephen Gould
    dancing iris


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Lena Ibrahim
    Depth of Mind


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Joanne Ainslie
    Portrait


  • 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 2014 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
    • En Plein Air, Mitch Waite Award
    • 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 On show: Closing date for entries is 21st February 2014. All entrants from the competition, including the chosen finalists, will be notified by 7th March. Selected finalists original paintings must be available to be with the SAA from the time of notifcation, until late August. Selected winning finalists will be exhibited at a major exhibition in the UK, displayed on the SAA website, in PAINT magazine as well as any other relevant publications. There is no limit to the number of entries and all artwork must be recent (no earlier than 2012) 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, En Plein Air Award
  • How to enter
    Online 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 AOY2014 with your status and painting subject. It should look like this in the email subject: 'AOY2014 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 2014, 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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