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54th Essex Open Exhibition

7 July – 29 September


Selected by

Harriet Lofler – Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery.

Natalie Creary – Arts Project Manager, Essex County Council.

Les Shaw – Art teacher, draughtsman and painter.


Award Winners

Best Work in Exhibition – ‘A Windy Day on the Dengie’ by Tom Deakins

Best Watercolour – ‘Still’ by Valentina Guerrieri

Best Oil – ‘Beach Huts’ by Brian Parker

Best Print or Drawing – ‘Going Home’

Best Photograph – ‘MLF’ Derelict Gun Turrets, Shoeburyness, August 2010 by Peter Worley

Best Landscape – ‘Death Valley, Top Down’ by Colin Hamilton

Best Portrait – ‘Head 14’ by Shona Chew

Best Local Landmark – ‘Leigh Steps’ by Thomas Frederick Staples



Cover Image – ‘Phoebe’ Oil on Canvas by Harvey Taylor

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