Worthing Portrait Artist of the Year 2018

Friday March 23rd
Starts: 17:00   Ends: 22:00
St. Paul’s, Worthing
Free Entry

The Gallery at St Paul’s Presents:
Spring 2018 Worthing Portrait Artist of the Year: an exciting evening of live portraiture: 15 local artists,15 portraits, 4 hours, 1 prize!

The Bernard Lord Prize for Portraiture, worth £500 has been generously provided by local charity Faith Through Action in memory of one of their founding members, Mr Bernard Lord.

This not-to-be-missed free event will be open to all. Members of the public will be able to observe our artists at work, and watch as portraits take shape before their eyes.

Our artists and sitters will be introduced at 4:45pm, and painting commences at 5:00pm. Judging and prize giving will take place between 9:45pm – 10:30pm.

The bar will be open from 4:30pm – 11:00pm. Cheese boards and a great selection of wines will be available.

We are delighted to announce that the judging panel will be led by David Freud, artist and chair of the trustees for St Paul’s. Joining him will be artist and presenter Alison Lapper MBE, St Paul’s gallery curator Heather Williamson, and Hazel Imbert, member of the Worthing artists open houses steering committee.

More details on out artists and sitters to come.

Read an interview with David Freud and Heather Williamson-Morton here

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