OPENING OF WAC 2013 photo Dominic Simcox
Roy Ackerman CBE, Tadema Studios
WAC, an artist driven competiton is a showcase for international contemporary art. This annual competition has become nationally prestigious in a remarkably short space of time. The open competion winners London exhibition was more than a prize, it opened doors, for example, our first winner got a significant number of commissions. We are proud that a large number of reknowed contemporary artists are willing to be involved as judges and curators.
Here are the 2013 winners:
DOMINIC BRADNUM FIRST PRIZE – The 45 Park Lane Art Prize, comprising an overnight stay at 45 Park Lane in London, an opening night reception/private view with invited press and a 10-day solo exhibition
ROS FORD WAC Wells Art Contemporary 2nd Prize - £1000
CHRIS DUNSEATH WAC Wells Art Contemporary 3rd Prize - £500
PEOPLE'S PRIZE 2013 WON BY
LORAINE MORLEY, "Of No Fixed Abode"
SHORT LISTING JUDGES were Bruce McLean, Dan Hays and Prof Richard Wentworth CBE. Final judging for the prizes was done by the 45 Park Lane Artists and curator, Roy Ackerman CBE, Christian Furr, Donald Smith and Martin Fuller
click here to see the report Wells Art Contemporary 2012 The First Year!
WAC 2012 First Prize: The 45 Park Lane Prize won by FRANCES BORDEN - RHO4
WAC 2012 Second Prize won by JANE MORGAN - Crown of Thorns
WAC 2012 Third Prize won by DAVID DREY -The House at St Leonards
WAC 2012 The People’s Choice £250, won by GEOFF SHILLITO - Fiona
Frances Borden winner of WAC 2012 said;' It has been an unexpected boon to experience an externally derived impetus for my work. I've learnt a lot. Whatever the short-term effect of this show, the personal effect on my working life of the last six months will carry on being an influence for years to come.'