Monday, 6 October 2008

UKCPS Annual Exhibition 2008 - Award Winners

The artists and works winning Awards were formally announced at the Private View for UKCPS's 7th Annual Open International Exhibition 2008 in Bristol yesterday.

All the Award winners were selected by Neil Murison, the Curator of the New Gallery of the Royal West of England Academy where the exhibition is being held.

Faber Castell Award for Best in Show (£400.00)
UKCPS Annual Open International Exhibition 2008
"Facing the Enemy" by Peter Höhsl
coloured pencil, 29 x 21cm,

UKCPS Award for Reserve Best in Show (£300.00)
"Black Watch" by Carol Bramley
coloured pencil, 23 x 16" (framed 36 x 31cm) £425

The Presidents Award (£100)
'Night's Agents' by Nicole Caulfield
coloured pencil, 28 x 36cm (43 x 50cm) £3,200

The Founder's Award for Best UK entry (£100)
'Bad Hair Day' by Bev Lewis
coloured pencil, 26 x 20 cm (42 x 32cm framed) Not For Sale

The Staedtler Award (£100)
'Green Plate' by Peter Woof
13 x 19 cm (39 x 46cm framed) £665

The Derwent Award (£100 voucher Derwent catalogue products)
'Me me, You me' by Kate Clarke
coloured pencil, 27 x 43cm (41 x 57cm framed) £320

The Chairman's Award for Best Landscape (£75)
'View of Torquay' by Galini Dimitriadou
coloured pencil, 30 x 40cm (45 x 55cm framed) £535

Sophie's award for the most innovative entry (£50)
'Self Portrait II' by Suzy Herbert

coloured pencil, 25 x 59cm (35 x 70cm framed) £350

The Caran D'Ache Award (presentation box of pencils)
'Watching and Waiting' by Margaret Edwards
coloured pencil, 41 x 31cm (54 x 64cm framed) £350

The Lyra Award (presentation box of pencils)
'Dry skull Ranch' by Elizabeth Riordon
coloured pencil, 35 x 45cm (51 x 61cm framed) Not For Sale

Links are to members galleries on the UKCPS website or their own websites.
Please remember that the copyright to each image belongs to the artist and they should not be downloaded without written permission.
Peoples Vote: This will be awarded at the end of October after the exhibition closes on 28th October. This award is based on the number of votes each work receives.

Sponsors and judges

UKCPS very much appreciates the support it has received from:
Exhibition details

Later today, the UKCPS website will have a new page displaying all the works in the exhibition. I'll provide a link in this post once the new page has been published.

If you want to visit the exhibition you can find it for the next three weeks in the New Gallery of the Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PX. It's open until Tuesday 28th October. Opening hours on Monday to Saturday are from 10.00am - 5.30pm and on Sunday it's open in the afternoon from 2.00-5.00pm. Last admission is half an hour before closing.

For further details see this post 7th Annual Open International Exhibition 2008 and AGM.

Works for sale

All works are for sale unless otherwise indicated. Shipping and associated insurance costs are not included in the purchase price.

All sales of work in the exhibition are managed by the RWA Gallery. Purchases can be paid for by cash, cheque or credit card or interest-free credit (the latter involves using the Own Art Scheme). Payments are made direct to the RWA. All enquiries about purchasing without visiting the Gallery must be directed to the RWA Gallery. If you have any other enquiries please contact Pat Heffer, the Exhibition Director (right click to copy the email address).

...and there's more to follow

This week I'm highlighting different groups of people in the entries over the next few days:
  • Tuesday: Highly Commended entries to the exhibition
  • Wednesday: UKCPS Members awarded signature status as a result of their acceptance into this year's exhibition
  • Thursday: List of Works and Artists selected for the exhibition.

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