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2014 Annual Exhibition

59th Annual Summer Exhibition and Sale
Paintings, ceramics, glass and jewellery by about 100 local artists.

Click or scroll for Prizes and Awards

The 2014 Exhibition was open to the public from
Saturday 26th July to Saturday 9rd August 2014
10.00 to 17:30 (20:00 Thursdays)

St Paul's Parish Rooms, Reading Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, UK, RG41 1EH
Admission free. Free car parking. Disabled access. Refreshments available.

Click for larger version to print on coloured paper (pdf)
Exhibitors' handing-in was
13:30 - 16:30, Friday 25 July 2014

After the
Members Only Preview,
(open only to Members of the Society)
we held a very successful invitation-only
Preview Evening
on Friday, 25 July 2014
during which the Exhibition was opened by the
Wokingham Town Mayor, Martin Bishop.

He was accompanied by the Mayoress, Yvonne Bishop, who presented the ceramics award.

Peter Fagan personally handed the
"Sandra Fagan" award for best watercolour painting
to Kathleen Rajan.

All awards, apart from "Your Choice", were judged by Jenny Halstead, Chairman of Reading Guild of Artists. 2009 - 2012 and Elected Member of the Pastel Society UK. 2010

Collection of unsold work:
Saturday 9 August, 5:30 to 6pm
Children's Exhibition Corner for Budding artists

Prizes and Awards (click thumbnails for bigger pictures)
More pix below
Best in Show Award

Clare Buchta for
"Win Hill"
Sandra Fagan Award
for best watercolour

Kathleen Rajan for
"Still Life 4"
Ray Mills Award
Best Painting in other Media

Elise Lynch for
"Skye, Shoreland"
Ceramics Shield
Sarah Abell for
Cylinder Pot

Sam Dauncey, Webmaster, was awarded the President's Cup for Services to the Society

Your Choice #1
Lynne Bellchamber
"Throwing Off the Rain"

15 votes
Your Choice #2
Sue Smith
"Pink Wellies"

14 votes
Your Choice #3
Nikki Carr
"White Beauty"

13 votes
Your Choice #4
Debbie Forrest
"Summer at the Town Hall"

12 votes
Your Choice #5
Liz Baldin
"Purple Haze Hare"

10 votes
based on votes cast at the Private View.
The exhibition changes as work is sold. On the first public day the leading votes were:
20 for David Phillips' "Marloes Bay"; 18 for Sue Smith's "Pink Wellies"; 14 for Lynne Bellchamber's "Throwing Off the Rain"; 10 for Liz Baldin's "Purple Haze Hare"; 10 for Brenda Baldwin's "Scarves"; 8 for Sugi Brad's "Child in a hammock"; 7 for Alf Lund's "River Pang at Tidmarsh"; 6 for John Howey's "Three Men in a Boat"; 6 David Phillips "Waterfall" and 6 for Clare Buchta's "Cuillin Hills (Skye)"

Impressions from the private view

The Mayor, Martin Bishop, delivering the Opening Address

Prizes, waiting to be presented
The Mayor handing the Best in Show award to Clare Buchta
Mayoress Yvonne Bishop handing the ceramics award to Sarah Abell
Peter Fagan handing the "Sandra Fagan" award to
Kathleen Rajan for best Watercolour painting

People visiting the exhibition

Wrappers, waiting for the next one to wrap

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