The Call for Entries for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize has been issued.
The purpose of the Prize is to encourage creative representational painting and promote the skill of draughtsmanship.This is the sixth year of the Prize. Prize money this year totals £22,500. The 2009 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize attracted over 800 entries from all over the UK, from which 82 paintings were selected for an exhibition held at Painters’ Hall, City of London in November 2009.
- Toby Wiggins received £15,000 and an engraved Gold Medal as Winner of the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize for his painting Suspended animation, and
- Michael De Bono, received £2,500 as winner of the Young Artist Award and £1,000 as winner of a Runners-up award for his work Natural philosophy.
- 82 works selected for Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize
- Shortlist for Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2009 announced
- Exhibition review: Toby Wiggins wins Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2009
This art competition is administered by Parker Harris. Entry forms, further information and labels are available on their website to download as follows:
- Leaflet - this provides guidance on the entry and details dates for regional collection of submissions
- Entry Form
The basic rules of the competition and conditions of entry are as follows:
- To enter you must be over 18 on 29 September 2010 and resident in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Isle of Man.
- You may only submit original, two dimensional works in any painting media which have been completed in the last three years and have never been been previously exhibited.
- All works submitted must be available for exhibition until the 31 December 2010
- You can submit up to four works which must not exceed 72 inches (183 cms) in their largest dimension including frame.
- Works on paper must be framed. No work in metal or plastic frames will be accepted for judging. Specific requirements regarding framing and/or cross-bearers for canvases. There must with no projections are the rear of the frame.
- All works must be for sale, except commissioned portraits.
- All work needs to be fully labelled (artist’s name, address, title of work, price)
- All work must be submitted unpacked (ie no support for unpacking/packing) with a fully completed Entry Form and an entry fee of £15 (per work) to a collection point
- Final deadline for receipt of entries in London: 19 & 20 September 2010. For further information about delivery in London and regional collection details download the leaflet. The guidance provides details of receiving dates for 16 towns and cities (and motorway service stations) throughout the UK besides London. The earliest receiving date (in Birmingham) is 2nd September
- Unselected works to be collected from London on 24 September (or from Picture Post - see leaflet for details)
- Commission of 40% +VAT will be levied on works sold during or as a result of the exhibition, or by means of the website, www.painterstainers.org. (except for commissioned portraits)
- Unsold works to be collected 30th November
- The judges’ decision will be final and binding.
The 2010 panel will include the following judges:
- Graham Crowley, artist (read his blog)
- Sarah Myerscough, gallery owner
- Humphrey Ocean RA, artist
- Daphne Todd OBE PPRP NEAC, artist and winner of the BP Portrait Prize 2010
- Andrew Wilton, Visiting Research Fellow at Tate Britain
The prizes are
- The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize - £15,000 plus an engraved Gold Medal
- 5 Runner-Up Prizes each at £1,0009
- Young Artist Award - £2,500 - to be awarded to an artist who is 25 years of age or under on 29 September 2010
The 2009 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition will be held at The Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers at The Painters’ Hall in Little Trinity Lane, London EC1 on 15 - 26 November 2010 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday. Admission free
During the exhibition a series of Master Classes have been organised on the art of still life and portrait drawing. All classes are free, but booking is essential. Further information will be available shortly.
(Four fish out of water)
14" x 18", coloured pencils
copyright Katherine Tyrrell
I attended one of these in 2008 and had fun drawing these fish while sitting in the magnificent Livery Hall hall of Painters' Hall - the home of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers in the City of London - with magnificant chandeliers overhead!
Links to previous posts on Making A Mark about the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize - which include images of previous exhibitions
- Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2008 - deadline 15th September
- Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize - selected artists announced
- Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2008 and Exhibition
- Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize and exhibition (November 2007)
- Art Competitions in the UK - Resources for Artists
- Painter-Stainers Exhibition: Location: Painters' Hall, 9 Little Trinity Lane, London EC4V 2AD
- Parker Harris - Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize