Our annual Harlow Open has been established for nine years and offers the opportunity for artists who have a connection with Harlow to submit work for exhibition. This year has seen a record number of entrants with 165 pieces entered with 116 pieces being exhitbited.
The pieces exhibited range in medium from glass, plaster and ceramics to oil on canvas, ipad paintings and watercolours. Subjects include portraits, landscape, still lifes and abstract compositions. All curated in one exhibition to celebrate the artistic talent in Harlow.
This years prize winners:
Best in Show: Siobhan Dehaney, 'Nude Man', clay sculpture
Second Prize: Andy Lee, 'Nearly Home', photographic print
Third Prize: Joan Joseph, 'Market Scene, Kerela, India', Watercolour
Commended: Jane Penfold, Neil MaCleay and Abe Pardue
Exhibition dates : 10th October - 19th December
Saturday Openings : 1st November and 6th December 11am - 2pm
We are thankful to Places for People for sponsoring our cash prizes and to our funders in general, without them we would not be able to exhibit such inspiring and exciting work.
We thank the judges Louise Clarke, artist,curator and art journalist from Northampton, and Paul Hedge, director of Hales Gallery Shoreditch, for volunteering their time using their vast experience to select the pieces in the show and the winners.