Winners of the 2015 Tabernacle Art Competition
Adult – ‘The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper’
(From ‘A Shadow Passes’ by Eden Phillpotts, 1918)
Under 18 – ‘Magical things under the magnifying glass’
Iwan Bala Artist, Writer & Lecturer
Annie Suganami Artist & Musician
Seren Morgan Jones Painter Artist
The first prize was awarded to Sian Jones. The second prize donated by the Friends of The Tabernacle went to Zachary Dutton; and the third, donated by the late Rev Dick Staunton, to Sophie Myfanwy Wellan.
The Highly Commended are: Shirley Redpath, Sarah Gittins, Jean Cartwright, Jill Cope, Flic Eden, Tina Willis-Jones and Jay Shuttleworth.
The Under 18 Prize was shared between Alex Doyle (Age 8) and Myfanwy Fenwick (Age 13).
The Highly Commended are: Evie Bradley (Age 6), Jude Westermann (Age 10), Noah Berry (Age 6), Libby Sophia Francis (Age 6) and Suni Ellya (Age 14).
Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite paintings (Adult and Under 18) and the artists with the highest number of votes will be presented with the Ailsa Owen Memorial Prize on Saturday 29th August at 12 noon during the Machynlleth Festival. At the same time the title of the 2016 Tabernacle Art Competition will be announced.