Friday, 7 June 2013

News From Our Artists

House and Cars. watercolour by
Danny Markey
Danny Markey is an award winning artist whose roots are in Falmouth and who Beside the Wave are very proud to represent. 
His work has been chosen for the Discerning Eye, Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize and the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition.  This year he is one of the judging panel for the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition.
"Now in its 26th year, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition champions the beauty and diversity of the medium of watercolour, and celebrates all works produced in water-based mediums, whether abstract or figurative, contemporary or traditional. A total of £18,000 will be awarded to artists who demonstrate a high level of skill and creativity. Prizes include a First Prize of £10,000, Second Prize of £6,000 and the Smith & Williamson Cityscape Prize of £1,500.

The 2013 judging panel is: Julia Farrer, artist; Danny Markey, artist; Dr Susan Owens, Curator of Painting, Victoria & Albert Museum; Desmond Shawe-Taylor CVO, Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures; and Hugh Pearman, critic & writer, The Sunday Times. They will select approximately 100 works for an exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London from 16-21 September 2013, followed by the Smith & Williamson tour to venues throughout the UK."

Madelaine by Anne-Marie Butlin
Anne-Marie Butlin, better known at Beside the Wave for her exquisite still life painting, has been busy painting equally beautiful portraits and has had one of her portraits accepted for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

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