Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our competition, Atmospheric Acrylics! We had almost 300 submissions of art work and over 500 votes in the People’s Choice Award – we love to see so many international artists come together. Judging this month’s competition was incredibly tough due to the exceptional standard of work in the shortlist; picking between works in such a broad range of genres was certainly a challenge! However Jackson’s Judging Panel felt, as did the public, that some works stood out above the rest and deserved the Golden Acrylics high quality range of prizes.
You can view all 25 works that made the shortlist here.
Overall winner, chosen by Jackson’s Judging Panel
‘July’ by Zosia Olenska
Description: Letting it all hang out! The feeling of a hot, carefree Summers day.
Medium: Golden, Liquitex and Turner Acrylic Gouache on ply, 11 x 14 inches
Zosia will receive the following prize:
- Golden Fluid Acrylic Paint Set of 10 x 30ml £59.95 RRP
- Golden High Flow Assorted Set 10 x 30ml £59.95 RRP
- Golden Heavy Body Acrylic Paint Principal Set 6 x 60ml £53.95 RRP
The judges appreciated this work’s painterly qualities and its ability to capture both a specific narrative and raw emotion.
People’s Choice Award – 1st Place
‘Roar’ – Yael Maimon
Description: One of my Cats painting series, in which I am after capturing my subject’s spirit, not just its appearance.
Medium: Amsterdam, Liquitex and Rembrant Acrylics on Fabriano paper, 17 x 13 inches
Yael will receive:
People’s Choice Award – 2nd Place
‘Mevagissey Harbour’ – Jenny Aitken
Description: Dramatic summer lighting at Mevagissey, Cornwall. I loved the play of sun on the water and vibrant colour of the buoys.
Medium: Daler Rowney and Golden Acrylics on Board, 60 x 86 cm
Jenny will receive:
People’s Choice Award – 3rd Place
‘Pheonix’ – Daniel Fairbairn
Description: A local disused shipyard glows with the blossom of the rising Sun.
Medium: Golden Acrylic & charcoal on canvas, 100cm x 50cm
Daniel will receive: