South Holland Open Arts Exhibition
The South Holland Open Arts Exhibition is a showcase of artwork created by artists who live and work in South Holland and the surrounding region.
This prestigious annual event has been running since 1999 and attracts artists and visitors from across the East of England.
The 18th South Holland Open Arts Exhibition was open to any professional or amateur artist over the age of 14, living or working in Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Leicestershire or Fenland. An independent panel of judges chose artworks to form the exhibition showcasing the wide range of styles and techniques of the talented artists in our region.
The free exhibition was held at the South Holland Centre in Spalding and attracted over 600 visitors between the 11th and 18th of April.
Public Vote Trophy was awarded to Kerstin Lankey for her pastel on pastel mat artwork titled 'Squirrel'.
Best Newcomer, sponsored by Riverbank Studios was awarded to Kristina Fuller for her Stainless Steel Wire sculpture titled 'Accepting my fears'.
Photography Prize, sponsored by Shutter Hub was awarded to Patryk Majewski for his work titled 'Its not how I imagined'.