Leeds College of Art artists & staff selected for the 2016 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize

03 February 2016

Richard Baker, artist and technician on the College’s BA (Hons) Fine Art degree and Tom Palin, artist and lecturer also on the College’s BA (Hons) Fine Art have both been shortlisted for the prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers prize 2016.

With prize money of £30,000 the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize is one of the most prestigious awards to artists in the UK. The annual exhibition will be held from 7 – 13 March 2016 at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.  At the opening Private View of the exhibition on 7th March, the winners will be announced and awarded their prizes.

Approximately 100 paintings are selected for exhibition and all works are for sale.

More info can be found here… http://www.lynnpainterstainersprize.org.uk/

Lyn Painters Stainers RBRichard Baker's work: Cupboard, oil on calico, 20cm x 15cm, 2015

On being selected Richard Baker said:-

“To have my work shortlisted for one of the UK’s most prestigious painting prizes from over a thousand submitted works feels like a real achievement. The fact that the Lynn actively supports and promotes the skill of draftsmanship makes it all the more special as this is something that is fundamental to my practice.”Lyn Painters Stainers TP1 Tom Palin's work: Remembrance (oil on oak, 2015, 25 x 36 cm)

Lyn Painters Stainers TP2

Tom Palin's work: Flower Painting/The Wall (oil on oak, 2015, 25 x 36 cm)