Oxford Art Society enjoyed a wonderful opening ceremony, with Mark Haddon, award winning author of the ‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ who opened the Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition 2019. Mark Haddon is a visual artist as well and has two artworks in the exhibition. Mark also awarded the young artists with their prizes!
First Prize: Lizzie Wheeler: Colours of Cornwall. Monoprint
Second Prize: Suzie Wright: Bird of Paradise. Fabric and thread
Third prize: Laura Eagle: Blue Lagoon. Acrylic.
Congratulations to the prizewinners.
A formal thank you to Harriet Eagle; Exhibitions co-ordinator; (left) from Lucy Stopford, Chairman on behalf of Oxford Art Society for all her hard work.
Left: Mark Haddon and YAC Prizewinner Lizzie Wheeler
Centre: Johannes Von Stumm – President
Right: Harriet Eagle – Exhibitions Co-ordinator and Lucy Stopford – Chairman
Relaxing at last after many hectic weeks of organising.
Left: Jenny Fay OAS singing with her band
Tom Croft OAS was too tall to pose with the drinks, hence the ‘nose of the wine’ level!
Everyone listening avidly to speeches.
A good time was had by all.
(Watch out on Instagram for posts showing the amazing artwork)
The exhibition will be open to the public from Wednesday 2nd October – Sunday 27th October; 10.00am – 5.00pm