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RINGWOOD ART SOCIETY
SUMMER EXHIBITION 2021


Adjudicator Helen Talbot wrote:
“Thank you so much for inviting me to judge your exhibition. I was overwhelmed
by the high quality and exciting work on show by the Ringwood Art Society and
in my view you are all winners for being so creative in such a very hard year.”

Below are the prize winners - and the adjudicator’s comments - for each Trophy awarded, as well as the Certificates of Merit at this year’s exhibition.
Click on each picture to see larger versions.


THE GREYFRIARS TROPHY FOR THE BEST WATERCOLOUR

Fantasy by Michael Jones
A powerful and evocative image, which creates a real sense of atmosphere. I appreciate the skilful use of
washes, wet into wet and wet onto dry, and to differentiate hard and soft edges. Well done.
Fantasy by Michael Jones Mudeford Masts by John Collins
Runner up:
Mudeford Masts by John Collins
Captures the mood and
atmosphere of this location, with
an interesting foreground.

THE JAN MURRAY TROPHY FOR THE BEST OIL PAINTING

Flower Girl by David Rowland
Colour and contrast combined with skillful painting evokes the atmosphere of a sunny day and a figure in solitude.
Flower Girl by David Rowland Abbey Window, Fallen<br />by Ann Humphrey Runner up:
Abbey Window,
Fallen by
Ann Humphrey

Bold brushwork
captures the
texture of the subject
and the movement
of the water.



THE COURTICE MILLENNIUM PLATE FOR THE BEST PASTEL

Freedom by Pauline Scotte Freedom by Pauline Scott
Full of movement and speed. Good composition focusing on the subject matter.
Corfe Castle by John Ridge
Runner up: Corfe Castle by John Ridge
Creative use of shapes and colour to suggest the historical landmark. The colour used creates a 3 dimensional quality.

THE MASON-SMITH TROPHY FOR THE BEST ACRYLIC

Jetty by Virginia Whiting
Jetty by Virginia Whiting
Contrast, colour and texture capture the abstracted qualities of the subject.

Swallows Over Salisbury by David Hughes











Runner up:
Swallows Over Salisbury
by David Hughes
A delightful painting that captures the imagination and takes the viewer on a countryside walk.

THE JUBILEE TROPHY FOR THE BEST PAINTING
IN ANY OTHER MEDIUM

Solitaire by Ann SquireSolitaire by Ann Squire
A beautiful atmospheric study. Cropping the features accentuates the expression of the animal.

Runner up:
Hightown Lake by John Challenor
Excellent use of coloured pencil creates this tranquil scene. Good u-shaped composition leads the eye through.Hightown Lake by John Challenor

THE MOLLIE STEVENS TROPHY FOR THE BEST MINIATURE

Down The Lane by Margaret Plant
Delightful painting that loses nothing for its size.
Down The Lane by Margaret Plant
Forest Sunrise 3 by Virginia Whiting











Runner up:
Forest Sunrise 3 by Virginia Whiting
Full of texture and interesting shapes. Verticals force the viewer to look through.

THE HARRY JOHNS TROPHY FOR THE MOST ORIGINAL WORK

The River Runs Deep by Teresa Rogers
Interesting presentation conveys movement and patterns created by the subject.
The River Runs Deep by Teresa Rogers Those Were the Days by Suzan Houching
Runner up:
Those Were the Days by Suzan Houching
Excellent story telling captures the viewers’ imagination in this colourful abstract work.


THE SAM HOLLAND TROPHY FOR THE
MOST IMAGINATIVE PAINTING

Ride The Wind by Linda Boddy
Beautifully painted and composed. Muted palette and facial expressions work well together and add contrasts that draw the viewer into the narration of the painting.
Ride The Wind by Linda Boddy
Globe Thistle by Jane Humphrey Runner up:
Globe Thistle by Jane Humphrey
Creative use of textiles to create the decorative quality of the subject. Small use of yellow to compliment the violet flower.

THE DOREEN BAKER TROPHY FOR THE
BEST FLORAL PAINTING

Bouquet of Fire by Christine Ingram
Bouquet of Fire by Christine Ingram
Good diagonal composition, warm and cool
colours create a pleasing interpretation of
the floral subject.



The Watchman by Cathy Beggs

Runner up:
The Watchman by Cathy Beggs
Beautiful pen and ink drawing with good use of
scale and contrast.

THE ANN SQUIRE TROPHY FOR THE
BEST WILDLIFE PAINTING

Chilling Out by Jan Martyn
A beautifully rendered work that captures the sensitivity of this majestic subject in its natural environment. Chilling Out by Jan Martyn
Mirror Image by Lyndsey Cole
Runner up:
Mirror Image by Lyndsey Cole
Full of vibrancy and movement that captures
the speed of flight of the kingfisher.

THE FOSTER WELLS TROPHY FOR THE BEST
PAINTING IN THE EXHIBITION

(CHOSEN FROM THE PRIZE WINNERS)
Winner: Ride The Wind by Linda Boddy
Runner up: Chilling Out by Jan Martyn


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Certificates of Merit were awarded to:

Roses by Cathy Collins
Roses
by Cathy Collins
Serene Flow by Judith Warbey
Serene Flow
by Judith Warbey
Swanning Around by Barbara Jones
Swanning Around
by Barbara Jones
Vantage Point by Michael Clare
Vantage Point
by Michael Clare
Sunny Day by Jen Oulton
Sunny Day
by Jen Oulton
Five Feathered Friends by Sally Rowland
Five Feathered Friends
by Sally Rowland
Kingston Common by Andy Redwood
Kingston Common
by Andy Redwood
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