ANGUSalive Meffan Winter Show 2022

ANGUSalive Meffan Winter Show 2022

ANGUSalive’s Meffan’s Winter Show celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, having started as the ‘Christmas Extravaganza’ an open exhibition with a purchase-prize offered to enhance the Angus fine art collection with innovative and exciting work. A key event in the Scottish arts calendar, providing an opportunity for artists of all levels based in Scotland to exhibit their work, this year sees its return following a 2 year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Amateur and Professional Artists from across Scotland were invited by ANGUSalive to submit entries to the winter show. We were delighted to attract 358 submissions this year and 199 works are on display, all visual disciplines are represented included paintings, sculptures, jewellery, ceramics, textiles, illustrations, and photography, with prices ranging from £10 to £6,000, there is something for everyone.

Two purchase prizes are awarded, the ANGUSalive Purchase Prize of up to £1,500 and the Colin Dakers Memorial Purchase Prize of up to £1,000.

Our judging panel found the standard of work from professional and amateur artists exceptional, this year we have awarded the following prizes –

 

ANGUSalive Purchase prize winners

  • Sylvia Tarvet for the oil painting on woodblock and ceramic ‘On her shoulders’
  • Carol Sinclair for a pair of sculptural vessels in porcelain ‘Inside Outside’

 

The Colin Dakers Memorial prize winners

  • Lesley Balfour for the linocut print called ‘Summer Garden’
  • Fiona Clasen for the pastel drawing called ‘Vase Emerging’

 

Commendations were awarded to the following artists

  • Paola McClure & Alan Richardson for the photographic print on aluminium ‘Subject & October (Part 2)’
  • Liudmila Pisliakova for the oil painting ‘Portrait of a Cellist’
  • Richard White for the mixed media painting ‘Estate’

 

The Visitors’ Choice Award

  • Lunan Seashore by Deborah Grant

 

The exhibition is open for public viewing from Thursday to Saturday 10-4 until 7 January 2023, so do visit and enjoy the fantastic works that are on display.

Meffan Winter Show 2022 - Catalogue

 

*Winter Show Artists Reminder*

A huge thank you to all the artists from around Scotland who participated in the Meffan Winter Show 2022. The exhibition will close on Saturday 7 January, please ensure you make arrangements to collect your works from the Meffan Museum & Art Gallery on the following dates:

  • Thursday 12 January      10-3
  • Friday 13 January            10-3
  • Saturday 14 January       10-3

Unless you have been contacted after the close of the exhibition to be advised that your work has been sold, the works must be collected to allow for our next exhibition.

Please contact the team at the Meffan Museum & Art Gallery if you have any questions: forfarmuseum@angusalive.scot

 

 

ANGUSalive Purchase prize winner Sylvia Tarvet

ANGUSalive Purchase prize winner Sylvia Tarvet

The Colin Dakers Memorial prize winner Lesley Balfour

The Colin Dakers Memorial prize winner Lesley Balfour

ANGUSalive Purchase prize winner Carol Sinclair

ANGUSalive Purchase prize winner Carol Sinclair