Lincolnshire Community and Life 2013

October 1, 2013

Sponsored by Escritt Barrell Golding

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This two-week locally themed exhibition got off to a good start with a private view on Monday 30 September with some exhibits sold on the night.

Gallery Director Eddy Double (left) with Edward Wreglesworth from Escritt Barrell Golding.

Gallery Director Eddy Double (left) with Edward Wreglesworth from Escritt Barrell Golding.

Gallery director Eddy Double oversaw the proceedings and introduced Edward Wreglesworth, a partner with Escritt Barrell Golding, who said, “I am delighted that Escritt Barrell Golding is able to support this event in such a super gallery. The artists who have taken part have such talent.”

The winning image, chosen by Edward Wreglesworth, will be announced later in the week and posted on this blog. As usual there will be an award for the People’s Choice as voted for by gallery visitors. So make sure you visit the gallery to view the exhibition and vote for your favourite.

Exhibiting artists:

Anne Barnham, Frances Brice, Louise Brown, Ian Cox, Malcolm Doughty, Muriel Elliott, Robin Hall, Laura-Jane Luff, Ann Mackenzie, Kaye Miller-Dewing, Mary Newman, John Palmer, Jane Scholey.

The exhibition is open Mon to Sat from 10 am – 4 pm until Saturday 12 October.

Art (left to right) by Ann Mackenzie, John Palmer, Mary Newman and Louise Brown

Art (left to right) by Ann Mackenzie, John Palmer, Mary Newman and Louise Brown

UPDATE: Exhibition Winners:

Woodland Walk (Acrylics) by Muriel Elliott

Woodland Walk (Acrylics) by Muriel Elliott

The exhibition was judged by Edward Wreglesworth and Stephen Short from exhibition sponsors, Escritt Barrell Golding.  The judges said, “We were both impressed with the work on show; all the artists have immense talent.  Choosing a winner was very difficult.”

The winning painting is Woodland Walk by Sleaford artist Muriel Elliott which the judges described as natural, very strong on depth, contrast , shape, reflection and texture. The judges also particularly liked Sheep in the Mist by Louise Brown and Cogglesford Mill by Ann Mackenzie (both these images shown above – click on the image to enlarge).

Checking the Flock by Malcolm Doughty

Checking the Flock by Malcolm Doughty

The People’s Choice award which was won by popular local artist Malcolm Doughty for his painting, Checking the Flock.  Malcolm is no stranger to Carre Gallery; he is a regular exhibitor at the gallery and was guest exhibitor in the Windham Hime Memorial Exhibition 2012.

EBG Sponsor LogoCarre Gallery would like to thank Escritt Barrell Golding for their generous support in sponsoring this exhibition.

Artwork and event Photographed by Neville Hull.
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