Jackson’s Portray Prize 2023 Supplies and Topic Award Winners Introduced

Within the first spherical of prize bulletins for Jackson’s Portray Prize 2023, we’re delighted to current the 4 Supplies Award winners for the Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour and Dry Supplies Awards, as properly the 8 Topic Award winners for Portrait/Determine, Land/Metropolis/Seascape, Non-representational, Animal, Nonetheless Life, Botanical, Scenes of On a regular basis Life and Thoughts’s Eye Awards. Congratulations to the next artists who’ve every received £500 price of Jackson’s Artwork supplies.


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Jackson’s Portray Prize 2023
Supplies Award Winners


Watercolour Award

Catherine MacDiarmid

Private House: Dancer, 2017
Catherine MacDiarmid
Watercolour on paper, 35 x 35 cm | 13.7 x 13.7 in


“I by no means search to flatter, however somewhat to unveil hidden narratives and document conditions the way in which I see or recall them, representing for me a reminiscence, relationship, occasion, or perhaps a feeling, making each bit very private.

I’ll select to provide every picture in oils, watercolour or charcoal, as every one has particular person qualities and challenges, and might categorical the picture in numerous methods.”


Oil Award

Anna Kurkova

Three Magi, 2022
Anna Kurkova
Oil on paper, 152 x 101 cm | 59.8 x 39.7 in


“Three Magi are a visible interpretation of a timeless story of a name answered and pleasure celebrated. However this time the sky is clouded and the guiding star absent. An allegory for all times’s journey, this pilgrimage is extra private, much less structured, and maybe and not using a set vacation spot.”


Acrylic Award

David Kinsey

Untitled, 2010
David Kinsey
Acrylic on canvas, 11.8 x 19.2 cm | 30 x 40 in


“My artworks are extremely laboured over with hours of studio time. I like the thought of them having gone via a sort of epic path, as a result of I would really like them to be an echo of moments of time that happen in a single’s life.”


Dry Media Award

Kylie Sandford

Microcosm I, 2022
Kylie Sandford
Pastel on paper, 63.5 x 51 cm | 25 x 20 in


“Mushy pastels are a super medium for capturing the textures, shapes and hues of lichens and mosses, rock and bark. I exploit a wide range of methods, together with layering, mixing, and portray with water, to create these richly detailed and impressionistic photos on paper.”



Jackson’s Portray Prize 2023
Topic Award Winners


Scenes of On a regular basis Life Award

Robbie Bushe

Night time Customer, 2021
Robbie Bushe
Oil on panel, 40 x 50 cm | 15.7 x 19.6 in


“From Could 2021 I made an observational drawing from our residence backyard every day as a participant in ‘100 Day Mission Scotland’. These 100 drawings have shaped the start line of a sequence of narrative work and animations began in 2022.”


Thoughts’s Eye Award

Iain Andrews

Double Portion, 2022
Iain Andrews
Oil on canvas, 122 x 91 cm | 48 x 35.8 in


“I’m concerned about how tales are retold and re-imagined, and the way the retelling alters and ornaments the unique even because it seeks to render it important and alive as soon as once more for a brand new viewers.”


Botanical Award

Julia Asenbaum

Cibotium Glaucum, 2022
Julia Asenbaum
Watercolour on paper, 76 x 56 cm | 29.9 x 22 in


“Utilizing watercolours I attempted to seize each little element of this otherworldly fern. The method of observing and portray felt like a journey to an alien panorama.”


Nonetheless Life Award

Li Ning

A Room of One’s Personal, 2019
Li Ning
Oil on canvas, 70 x 50 cm | 27.5 x 19.6 in


“I imagine {that a} painter ought to look past their topic. Past it means, a painter ought to find their topic’s potential to transcend its bodily kind.”


Animal Award

Rosie Phillips

Babs, 2023
Rosie Phillips
Oil on canvas, 9.4 x 9.4 cm | 24 x 24 in


“A miraculous second of calm in my collie pup, following a really, very lengthy stroll.”


Non-representational Award

Petra Schott

After which she determined to take a shower, 2022
Petra Schott
Oil on canvas, 140 x 140 cm | 55.1 x 55.1 in


“This portray is an homage to the various works of Pierre Bonnard portray his spouse taking a shower. He captures intimacy and sensuality – and that is what me in my portray too. Taking a shower means being with oneself, having fun with a relaxed, sensual second within the fluid water medium, a second with oneself.”


Land/Metropolis/Seascape Award

David Stewart

Tower Shadow, 2023
David Stewart
Oil on canvas, 137 x 182 cm | 53.9 x 71.6 in


“My panorama work deal with the stress between suburban and pure areas in a up to date context. As a painter initially from the West Coast of Canada, I’m interrogating the legacy of Canadian panorama painters from a important perspective that’s aware of my very own European settler heritage.”


Portrait/Determine Award

Chris Longridge

Venus and Cupid, 2023
Chris Longridge
Oil on panel, 72 x 60 cm | 28.3 x 23.6 in


“Venus and Cupid is a home portrait that references mythology and baroque portray whereas using a discontinuous composition that challenges easy interpretation.”



Upcoming Schedule:

Folks’s Alternative Award, Beginner Artist Award, and Scholar Award Winners Introduced: thirteenth April

Jackson’s Portray Prize 2023 Winner Introduced: 14th April

Reasonably priced Artwork Honest Hampstead: tenth – 14th Could

Bankside Gallery: twenty fourth – thirtieth July



Josephine Zentner

Josephine is Partnerships Coordinator at Jackson’s, which entails overseeing tasks with artists and humanities organisations; along with working our annual competitors, Jackson’s Portray Prize. She paints semi-surreal landscapes impressed by furnishings design in acrylic and oil.