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Artist of the Year 2016

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  • Winners

    Congratulations to the following winners of the competition "Artist of the Year 2016"

    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Cherise Foster
    Young Sweep With His Pipe


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife, Portrait or Figure
    Cherise Foster
    VixeN


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Victoria Bowker
    Lincoln Cathedral - St Hugh's Choir


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Lynn Wragg
    Little Diva


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Sue Tilbury
    Olive


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Terence Rogers
    Mustang Sally


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Nigel Punchard
    Entrance to Mandraki harbour, Rhodes


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Marcia Kuperberg
    The Night is Young


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Tina Negus
    In the garden


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    George Davies
    Baobabs in the Luangwa


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Frances Mcgarry
    Frozen in Time


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Jem Bowden
    Aldeburgh fishing boat and paraphernalia


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Jem Bowden
    Towards Blakeney from beyond the saltmarsh


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Susan Clare
    Teasels at Hyde Hall


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife
    Susan Clare
    Sylvesta


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Vivien Pharoah
    New still life


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Vivien Pharoah
    Birch Cottage


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Sabine White
    Meditation


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Gavin Mundy
    Bottle Tops


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Wendy Griffin
    Winter Storm, from a photo by Steve Sarre


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Wendy Griffin
    Wall of spray


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Celia Brookes
    The Old Black Scales


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    John Shave
    Carol


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Terence Rogers
    The Blue Peter


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Kathleen Kellett
    My next poem


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Liudmila Grinchik
    First Spring Outing


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    D F Collishaw
    Wildwood


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Sam Lucas
    Counting Sheep


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Liudmila Grinchik
    Cherry Blossom in our Garden


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Sheila Buckle
    The Amazing Universe


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Marina Barmatova
    Winter scene


  • 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! We have made some changes to the 2016 Artist of the Year competition to make it better than ever and increase the number of awards, which will give you a greater chance of winning! In 2016 there are 35 prizes up for grabs so enter now. 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
    Top Awards: Prizes of upto £1000 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 - £1000
    • Amateur - £1000
    • Beginner, June Atherton Award (if you have been painting less than two years) - £500
    • Young (16 to 25 years old at the time of entry) - £500
    • Junior (up to 16 at the time of entry) - £500
    Category Awards: £25 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 Wildlife On show: Closing date for entries is 31st March 2016. All entrants from the competition, including the chosen finalists, will be notified by 22nd April 2016. Selected finalists original paintings must be available to be with the SAA from the time of notification, until early September. Selected winning finalists will be exhibited at SAA HQ from June - August 2016, 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 2014) 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
  • 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 AOY2016 with your status and painting subject. It should look like this in the email subject: \\\'AOY2016 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 2016, 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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