The ROI annual show opened with a real buzz of excitement. Philip Mould (BBC’s Fake or Fortune) opened the show and presented the prize winners with their awards.
Many congratulations to the all the prize winners at this year’s outstanding annual ROI exhibition.
ROI 2017 prizewinners
The Artist Magazine Award – Lucy Mckie ROI
Lucy McKie ROI wins The Artist Magazine Painters-Online the website for Leisure Painter and The Artist magazines award for her work ‘Christina’.
The Le Clerc Fowle Medal Bill Dean ROI
Bill Dean ROI has won The Le Clerc Fowle Award for his group of paintings in the exhibition.
L Cornelissen & Son Prize – Dorian Radu
Dorian Radu wins the L.Cornelissen & Son Prize for his portrait of Tom Middleton
Dry Red Press Award – Peter Graham ROI
Peter Graham ROI wins the Dry Red Press Award for his work ‘Tulips in Bloom‘
The Alan Gourley Memorial Award – Adebanji Alade ROI
Adebanji Alade ROI wins The Alan Gourley Memorial Award with his painting ‘Creative Progression’
Frank Herring Easel Award – Michael John Ashcroft
Michael John Ashcroft has won the Frank Herring & Sons Award for his work ‘Grey Skies, Yorkshire’
The Menena Joy Schwabe Memorial Award – Julia Hawkins
Julia Hawkins has won The Menena Joy Schwabe Memorial Award for her portrait ‘Bernard’
Winsor & Newton Non-Member Award – Benjamin Hope
Benjamin Hope has won the Winsor & Newton Non-Member Award for his work ‘Bathurst Firewood’
Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award: 3rd Prize – Diana Savostaite
Diana Savostaite has won 3rd Prize in the Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award for her work Green Kitchen
Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award: 2nd Prize – Maria Rose
Maria Rose has won 2nd Prize in the Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award for her work ‘Falmouth Custom House Quay’
Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award: 1st Prize – Frances Bell
Frances Bell has won 1st Prize in the Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award for her work ‘The Reading Lesson’
The Phyllis Roberts Award – Tom Stevenson
Tom Stevenson wins The Phyllis Roberts Award for his work ‘Lyme Regis Harbour’
The Dartington Crystal Chalice – Tim Benson VPROI
Tim Benson VPROI has won The Darlington Crystal Chalice for outstanding service and contribution to the ROI. Shown here is one of his paintings from the 2017 exhibition ‘Abdulai, Ebola survivor, Freetown, Sierra Leone’
The Stanley Grimm Prize (I) – Mick Dean
The Stanley Grimm Prize (II) – Linda Alexander ROI
The Stanley Grimm Prize (III) – Michael Alford for his painting ‘Cafe Scene’