2016 Prizes and Awards

photo of the 2016 Annual Open exhibition Private View

Congratulations to our 2016 prizewinners:

New English 2016-2017 Scholarships: Awarded to Hero Johnson and Jan Ryszard Gaska​

For more information about the New English Scholarships please click here

The Doreen McIntosh Prize: Awarded to Martin Yeoman NEAC

​Martin won a prize of £5,000 for his painting 'Taj Mahal Winter'

The Zsuzsi Roboz Prize: Awarded to Charlotte Sorapure NEAC

Charlotte won a prize of £5,000 awarded by The Alfred Teddy Smith and Zsuzsi Roboz Art Trust for her painting 'Catching the Light'

The Haworth Prize: Awarded to Rob Pointon

A prize of £4,000 awarded for a northern English landscape or cityscape by a young artist (aged 35 years or under) from the North of England was won by Rob Pointon for his painting 'Piccadilly Falls'

The Dry Red Press Award: Awarded to Diana Calvert NEAC 

Diana's painting 'Summer Flowers' will be published as a greeting card in the Dry Red Press 'Prize Winners' range, with royalties from the sale of the cards going to the artist

The Peter Ashley Framing Prize: Awarded to Peter Clossick NEAC

Presented by The Artistic Framing Company, a bespoke handmade picture frame will be created for Peter's winning painting 'Mirror Mirror', to the value of £500

The Woodhay Picture Gallery Prize for drawing: Awarded to Martin Yeoman NEAC

​Martin won a prize of £300 ​for his drawing 'Richard'

The NEAC Critics' Prize: Awarded to Patrick Cullen NEAC 

Chosen by the artists and guests present at the Critics Lunch, Patrick won a prize of £250 ​for his painting 'The Burning Ghat, Dusk, Varanasi'

The Winsor & Newton Award: Awarded to Mark Finch

Art materials to the value of £500 will be awarded for a picture voted for by visitors to the exhibition was won by Mark Finch for his painting 'Circean Poisons'.