Commended Works

The People's Choice award voted by visitors to the gallery during the six weeks of the Annual Exhibition 2019 went to Mick Jackson's charcoal portrait "John Hurt" -below left.

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The two runners up were Aubrey Anderson's mixed media work -"Sundial" and Margaret Richardson's pastel "Stormy Sea"
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The three works Highly Commended at the Annual Exhibition November -December 2019, by Harry Bell, Joe McGregor and Anne Roberts, are shown below.

Door Textures by Harry Bell

"Door Textures" Acrylic by Harry Bell.

Twilight, Morpeth Market Place -by Joe McGregor

"Twilight, Morpeth Market Place", watercolour by Joe McGregor

Craster Fading Light by Anne Roberts

"Craster Fading Light" acrylic by Anne Roberts

The Commendations in 2018 were;

Milan Cathedral by Brian Wilson

Milan Cathedral by Brian Wilson, -mixed media

The Sage Interior 2 by Joe McGregor. -watercolour (Commended)

Sage Interior 2 by Joe McGregor, -watercolour

Smiling Child by Doug Stevenson. -charcoal (Commended)

Smiling Face by Doug Stevenson, -charcoal

The Peoples Choice Award

For the first time we introduced a People's Choice Award for the Annual Exhibition at The Shipley Art Gallery. Visitors were invited to vote for their favourite painting during the five weeks of the Exhibition. The winner was announced at the Members' Christmas Party on 21st December 2018. So congratulations go to Aubrey Anderson for his painting "Fossil Fuel" (below). The runners up were Allan White (Cold Central) and Joe McGregor (Grainger Street).

Fossil Fuel by Aubrey Anderson, -mixed media
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Fossil Fuel a mixed media work (above) by Aubrey Anderson (pictured left)

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Cold Central by Allan White (left) and Grainger Street by Joe McGregor.