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56th Essex Open Exhibition

24 July – 10 October


Selected by

Jane Millar – Artist and Curator


Award Winners

Best Work in Exhibition sponsored by ZeroAbove

Feel The Colour by Steven Wood

Best Oil or Acrylic sponsored by Slick 50 Barbers

Head 23 – Gary Lawrence by Shona Chew

Best Print or Drawing sponsored by The Pouch of Douglas 

Tavern by Elliot Steele

Best Photograph sponsored by KeyMed Olympus

The Streets take 1 by David James

Shirley Robson Bowl for Best Watercolour

sponsored by The Strand Gallery, Southchurch Road

Big Frosted Blue by John Ellis

Best 3 Dimensional / Mix Media work sponsored by The Hive

Multi-Cola by John Jarvis

The Most Popular Work in the Exhibition sponsored by The Royals Shopping Centre

The Portrait of Guilia by Alexander Debenham


The 56th Essex Open was opened by Sir David Amess MP on Thursday 23rd July 2015