13th April – 6th May 2017, Courtyard Arts Gallery

An array of talented local artists  submitted work for this year’s – our twelfth – Courtyard Arts Open Exhibition.

After deliberation, our panel of independent judges awarded  Best in Show to Michael Evans’ atmospheric graphite piece, Ruined Houses: Cevennes.  Many congratulations, Michael!

Congratulations, too, to those recognised for submitting Highly Commended work:

Jane Bottery – Tudor Road
Tony Catchpole – Turbine Hall
Penny Figgis – Iris
Connie Flynn – Stanley Spencer’s Southwold in 3D
Susan Erskine-Jones – The Most Useful Tools
Hannah Lipsey – Shutter
Gareth Morgan – Nude Figure with Skull
Victoria Palastanga – Juhu
Benedict Slater – Monk’s Wood

Sincere thanks go to our panel of  judges this year: Sandra Dyke – Lead Art Tutor, The Sele School, Franklyn Beckford – Course Leader, Creative Enterprises, Hertford Regional College and John Little – Fine Art Painter, former Course Leader & Lecturer, Hertford Regional College.

Be sure to catch the exhibition at Courtyard Arts Gallery before it closes on Saturday 6th May.