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2017 Annual Exhibition

62nd Annual Summer Exhibition and Sale
Paintings, ceramics, glass and jewellery by about 100 local artists.

Click or scroll for Prizes and Awards

The 2017 Exhibition was open to the public from
Saturday 22nd July to Saturday 5th August 2017
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.
Exhibiting (full) members returned
entry paperwork by 13th June 2017 and handed their work in between
13:30 - 16:00, Friday 21 July 2017.

After a
Members Only Preview,
(open only to Members of the Society and their partners)
there was an invitation-only
Preview Evening
on Friday, 21 July 2017
during which the Exhibition was formally opened by Dominique Paradis, CEO of Daler Rowney

We also welcomed
Our President, Paul Banning, RI RSMA
Peter Fagan, with Patrick and Elizabeth
Bjorn Schalberg, Mkting Mgr, Daler Rowney
Peter Lucey, Wokingham Town Mayor,
The Rev. Richard Lamey, St. Paul's Church
Françoise Walravens (a well known art critic in Belgium and France)
Caroline Skeates (Head of Art at The Holt School, Wokingham)
Mrs Sue Nike
Collection of unsold work: Saturday 5 August, 5:30 to 6pm
There is always demand for the "Kiddies Corner"

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

Hilary Dancer
"Love London"
Sandra Fagan Award for Best Watercolour

Nanda Ganesh
"Tales & Storeys"
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The Paul Banning Award for Drawing

Nikki Carr
"Listening"
Ray Mills Award for Best in Other Media

Kai Choi
"Sea Breeze"
Ceramics Shield(Best 3-Dimensional work)

Sarah Abell
"Crackle-Glazed Pot"
President's Cup for Services to the Society:
Rebecca Johnson & Brian Mann
In addition Daler Rowney CEO, M.Dominique Paradis presented 4 Daler Rowney Award Certificates
to the 4 Painting Winners, Hilary, Nanda, Nikki & Kai,
allowing each of them to be resident at the Daler Rowney Factory for a week,
watch the factory processes, have access to all materials,
and experiment, learn and use any equipment or materials they want. What a wonderful opportunity!

General Impressions

Rebecca Johnson accepting President's cup from the Mayor
Dominique Paradis opening the Exhibition
Hilary Dancer accepting Best in Show award from Bjorn Schalberg
Our Judges, Francoise Walravens (left) and Caroline Skeates
Nikki Carr accepting the Drawing Award from Paul Banning
Sarah Abell accepting the Ceramics (3D) shield from Sue Nike
The Society's Awards
 
Paul and Glynis relaxing before the "off"
A collage:

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