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42nd Essex Open Exhibition

15 July – 26 August


Amanda Daly

(Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, The Sainsbury Centre, Norwich)

Sonia Lawson RA

(Artist and Lecturer at the Royal Academy Schools)

Caroline Bugler

(Editor of Art Quarterly, National Art Collections Fund Magazine)


Award Winners

Most Distinguished Work in the Exhibition

‘The Dark Corridor’ by Peter Kelly

Most Exciting Traditional Work

‘Honesty & Teasel by Daniel Barry’

Most Exciting Non-Traditional Work

‘Helter Skelter by Lucy Castle’

Best Sculpture

‘Hybrid’ by G Daniels & D Gardiner

Best Watercolour

‘In St Peter’s, Rome’ by John Howe

Best Landscape

Coastal 2000 by Jonathon Trim

Best 3D Work

‘Organic White Pot with Spiral’ by Peter Norris

Best Portrait

’25 by Daniel Barry’

Best Work Depicting A Local Landmark

‘Bank Holiday, Southend 1999’ by Alan Chambers


Cover Design

‘Paddling’ by Lucy Castle