Commendation: West Lancs Open

Tearing Space Apart 4:3 has been awarded a commendation in the 2011 West Lancs Open at Chapel Gallery.

16 July – 14 September 2011 at Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk. West Lancashire OPEN Exhibition 2011
The annual West Lancashire Open Exhibition brings together professional, semi-professional and accomplished amateur artists in this hugely engaging show at the Chapel Gallery.

We aim to produce a diverse exhibition that, like any true open, is open to all and brings together a compelling array of disciplines, ideas and approaches. Exploration of the space should result in fascinating discoveries and a rich, and often unexpected, encounter with art.

1st Prize: Sarah Redfern, Green/Ochre, Egg Tempera on Panel
2nd Prize: Nathan Pendlebury, Tree #2, Polaroid Photograph
3rd Prize: Carole Traynor, Allyway, Metal Plate Etching, Aquatint and Mixed Media.

Highly Commended
Gerry Halpin, Meandering River, Acrylic
Michael Lowey, Perception, Analogue Photograph

Michael John Ashcroft, Deep, Oil on Board
Shirley Blackhurst, Sea Mist, Collograph
Mary Campbell, Golden Road, Collograph
Robert Cousins, Lotus from the Mind, Acrylic
David Green, Lattice 14, Ink, Watercolour on Paper
Maggie Hargreaves, Slowly Creeping, Charcoal (fixed) on Paper
Barbara Jones, Cell Replication, Ink on Paper
Rachael Marsh, M20, Digital Print & Cornely
Jason Thompson, Hyperborean Woman (Daniel Paul Schreber), Enamel Paint & Varnish on Plywood
Heather Tomsett, Spume, Mixed Media
Cathy Turner, Autumn’s Fire, Handmade Nuno Felt (Pure Merino Wool)
Claire Weetman, Tearing Space Apart 4:3, Pencil, Paper, MDF and Acrylic
Penny Williams, Shunned, Mixed Media

Peoples’ Prize
All visitors to the Gallery are encouraged to vote for their favourite artwork.
Please complete a Voting Slip (one per person) and place it in the ballot box provided.
At the end of the exhibition, the artist with the most votes wins the opportunity to exhibit at the Chapel Gallery and receives an exhibiting fee of £150. All visitors who vote will also be included in a prize draw.