Saturday, January 19, 2013

Lynn Painter Stainers Prize 2013 - Selected Artists

83 works by 71 artists have been selected from over a thousand submitted for display in the 8th Annual Exhibition of The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2013.  This will be held at the Mall Galleries, London SW1 from 19 February – 2 March 2013.

This prestigious art competition is designed to encourage creative representational painting and promote the skill of draughtsmanship.  The exhibition features excellent figurative painting by both established and young contemporary artists from across the UK.

Oranges from the South
Dr Leonard McComb RA Hons RWS RE RP
Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm
The award winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Monday 18 February 2013 at the Mall Galleries, London SW1. The prize money totals £25,000 and the prizes are as follows:
  • First Prize of £15,000 
  • five Runner Up Prizes of £1,500 each. 
  • the Young Artist Award of £2,500 - to promote painting and support fresh new talent.
I'll be doing at least one more post reviewing the exhibition next month.  You can find links to posts about the call for entries and reviews of previous exhibitions and lists of selected artists at the end of this post.

Selected Artists

The artists whose work has been selected for the 2013 Exhibition are listed below.  I've organised them alphabetically according to the number of works selected for the exhibition.

Three works
Two works
Melons from the South
Dr Leonard McComb RA Hons RWS RE RP, 
Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm
One work
All works are for sale. For further details please visit:

Admission to the exhibition is free.  It takes place at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1Y 5DB between 19 February – 2 March 2013, (10am – 5pm daily).
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Note: The Selectors

Ken Howard OBE RA NEAC, is a British artist and painter who has exhibited extensively throughout the UK and internationally. He was President of the New English Art Club from 1998 to 2003, and was elected a Royal Academician (RA) in 1991. 

Andrew Lambirth is a writer, critic and curator. He has been The Spectator’s art critic since 2003, and a contributor since 1996. A volume of his selected reviews from The Spectator entitled ‘A is a Critic’, will be published in March. 

Nina Murdoch, is a British artist who had a major solo show at Marlborough Fine Art in 2011. She has won numerous art awards, including the 2008 Threadneedle Prize. 

Antony Williams is a British artist and Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize winner 2012. 

Andrew Wilton is visiting research fellow at Tate Britain, following a distinguished career at the Tate, the British Museum and the Royal Academy of Arts.

Sponsors: The Lynn Painter-Stainers Competition is sponsored by The Painter-Stainer's Company, The Lynn Foundation, Minerva, and Linklaters LLP 
Links to previous Making A Mark posts about the Lynn Painter Stainer Prize and Exhibition

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