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40th Essex Open Exhibition

Entries and Awards Selected by

June Crisfield-Chapman (Artist)

Catharni Stern (Sculptor)

Prof Richard Verdi (Director and Professor of Fine Art, Barber Institute)

Award Winners

Winner of the Frank Todman Award for Best Portrait

‘Self Portrait’ by Daniel Barry

Most Distinguished Work in the Exhibition:

‘Angels Trumpet’ by Annett Evans

Best Contemporary Work:

‘I Dream of Planets’ by Terance Pearce

Best Three Dimensional Work:

‘Violin Machine’ by Matthew Chambers

‘Hollow Vessel’ by Alec Owen

Best Work Depicting a Southend Landmark, Past or Present:

‘Working Trawler, Leigh’ by Leigh Taylor

Best Watercolour:

‘Cadaqués, Costa Brava’ by George Meddemmen

Most Exciting Non-Traditional Work:

‘The Birds’ by G.E. Thomas

Most Exciting Traditional Work:

‘Heather’s Batik’ by Carole Brown

Catalogue image: ‘Self Portrait’ by Daniel Barry