Launched this year the Griffin Gallery Open is a new initiative to encourage all artists in painting and drawing. It aims to reward innovation, skill and commitment to practice. The judges, Ian Davenport, Nigel Hurst and Becca Pelly-Fry have selected 99 works of art to be exhbited at Griffin Gallery by 93 artists.
The winners of the three major prizes were announced at Griffin Gallery on Wednesday 22 July:
Conté à Paris Drawing Prize
Winner: Kristian Evju
Highly Commended: Caroline Jane Harris, Lottie Jackson-Eeles, Clarissa Siimes
Liquitex Acrylic Painting Prize
Winner: Alan Sastre
Highly Commended: Joan Salo, Jack Dennis Otway, Ayse Kucuk
Winsor & Newton Painting Prize
Winner: Juliette Losq
Highly Commended: Jonny Green, Andre Stitt, Richard Goold
View the full list of exhibting artists here.