Salford Summer Show: The Open [1]

The Open[ [1]

Salford Summer Show: The Open [1]

North and Bluestairs Galleries
Saturday 21 July to Sunday 11 November 2018

As part of our Royal Academy 250 celebrations, we are launched an exciting opportunity open to all artists living, working, studying or were born in Salford to show their work as part of this exhibition.

Winners

Prize Winner: First

‘From the Coastal Path’
Kate Downes
Etching and aquatint
£250 cheque
Inspiration behind piece- tranquillity and quiet observation of isolated scenery. Shaped etching plate is inspired by Renaissance art works.

Prize Winner: Runner up (sponsored by the University of Salford Art Collection)

‘Old House at Home’ from the series Time Called
Adam Heiss and Martene Rourke
Photograph
Prize is that is will be bought and acquired for the University of Salford Art Collection.
Inspiration behind piece- How our economy dictates the social construct of our society and how this reflects visibility. The style of our image making has been inspired by ‘New Topographics’ photographers.

Prize Winner: Runner up (sponsored by Contemporary Six)

‘Spanish Afternoon’
John McLaughlin
Coloured Pencil
Prize is £75 Cass Art vouche
Inspiration behind piece- Motoring holiday in Murcia, Spain, came across a fabulous old town that was built around the church.