ART COMPETITION 20182018-07-31T12:09:25+00:00

The 2018 Open Art Competition: ‘Reflection’

The theme for 2018 was ‘Reflection’. The competition was open to any artist, in any medium including photography, sculpture, film, ceramics and design makers. Thank you to everyone who entered, we had a record-breaking 925 entries from around the globe!

Over 200 of the entries were shown in a prestigious selling exhibition at Little Buckland Gallery throughout the 2018 Festival June 8-17.

Judging took place on the 24th May with the winners announced on the 25th May. The 2018 judging panel was chaired by the eminent engraver and printmaker Norman Ackroyd, RA.

Registration for the 2020 competition will open in September 2019.

2018 Winners

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Main Prize: ‘The River Runs Through It’ by Australian artist Jill Dunkerton, pictured with Norman Ackroyd RA

The Broadway Arts Festival Main Prize of £1000, sponsored by John Noott Galleries

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Local Artist Prize: ‘Landscape of The Student Room-Bookshelf’ by Diana Green

The Local Artist’s Prize of £500, sponsored by The Richard Hagen Gallery.

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

New Entrant Prize: ‘Going Up’ The HSBC Building Reflected in The Hyatt Birmingham by Angela Dooley

The New Entrant Prize of £500, sponsored by Hazlewoods.

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

3D Prize: ‘Pebble Squared’ by Richard Cresswell

The 3D Prize of £500, sponsored by Little Buckland Gallery

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Visitors’ Choice Prize: ‘Who’s That?’ by Aran Illingworth

The Visitors’ Choice Prize: £500 of framing sponsored by Richard Christie FrameMaker

Highly Commended

The following pieces were Highly Commended

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London Bridge in Arizona by Antonia Black

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Birmingham Canal with Grace by Ronald Moore

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Chat Moss by Malcolm Taylor

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Reflecting Your Beauty by Cristina Celestini

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Landscape III by Jackie White

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Ripples Never Come Back by Elizabeth Cowell

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Lagoon Study II by Ros Ford

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Fishing Floats by Stephen Hubbard

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Towards Uist from The Isle of Skye by Robin Richmond

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Urban Marks No.6 by Tonie Rigby

Broadway Arts Festival art competition past winner

Sycamore Falling by Viv Astling