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Picking a Portrait

July 6, 2017 at 7:08 pm

One of the things we love most about the Prize Exhibition is the variety of work which gets short-listed by the judges. This was particularly evident in 2015 when all kinds of media and styles were represented on the walls, giving people plenty to choose from when it came to the tig Visitors’ Choice Award.

After James …

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Celebrating Printmaking

May 14, 2017 at 7:10 pm

We were delighted this year when New Light was accepted for a stand at Printfest 2017 in Ulverston’s Cornonation Hall.

The chance to take part in this highly-regarded printmaking festival meant that we were able to introduce the work of some of the printmakers selected for our 2015/16 Prize Exhibition to a wider …

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The Big One for The Big Day

May 1, 2017 at 2:29 pm

 

On the day we open our Call for Entries for the 2017/18 New Light Prize Exhibition, we celebrate the work of Mandy Payne who was awarded the £10,000 Valeria Sykes Award at the Bowes Museum at our last exhibition in 2015.

How long have you been a practising artist?
I have …

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