Crickhowell Open Art Competition

The Crickhowell Open Art Exhibition has become one of the annual highlights of the gallery programme, eagerly anticipated by artists and visitors to the gallery. The  competition results in an exhibition of selected work during the Crickhowell Open Studios weekend which annually takes place during the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.. It annually attracts an exciting mix of professional, emerging and amateur artists culminating in a diverse exhibition starting during the Crickhowell Open Studios Weekend.  

The 2022 and 2023 winners as selected by the judging panel of James Suter, Lee Wright and Suzette Pratten  can be viewed below.

The 2023 Winners

Overall Winner: Mike Shiels - Sentinel 

Runner Up: John R Harris - Hill Grazing 

Tower Gallery Prize: Alan Braddon - Sugarloaf 1

Watercolour Prize: Patrick Berry - Christmas Shopping 

Printmaking Prize: Dawn McIntyre - Cafe Odette

Digital Prize: Chris Hammerton -  Summer Under the Beeches

Visitors' Choice Prize: Jantien Powell - Breathe in Shirley, I think she's taking a photo!

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The 2022 Winners


The 2019 winners...