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2018 Annual Exhibition

63rd Annual Summer Exhibition and Sale
Paintings, ceramics, glass and jewellery by about 100 local artists.

Click or scroll for Prizes and Awards

The 2018 Exhibition was open to the public from
Saturday 21st July to Saturday 4th August 2018
10:00 to 17:30 (20:00 Thursdays)

St Paul's Parish Rooms, Reading Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, UK, RG41 1EH
Admission free. Free car parking. Disabled access. Refreshments available.

Poster artwork by John Rosam
After a
Members Only Preview,
(open only to Members of the Society and their partners)
there was an invitation-only
Preview Evening
on Friday, 20 July 2018
during which the Exhibition was formally opened by our President, Paul Banning.

Our judges this year were
Vince Traynor (V&A Traynor Fine Arts)
and Paul Banning, RI RSMA.

The Borough Mayor, John Kaiser,
the Town Mayor, Julian McGhee Sumner,
Peter Fagan
and Sue Nike
presented the awards.

We welcomed other dignitories, too, including
Peter Must (Wokingham Society Chairman)
Cllr. Mrs Gwynneth Hewitson.
Collection of unsold work: Saturday 4 August, 5:30 to 6pm

Julian Sumner watches Paul Banning open the Exhibition

There is always demand for the "Children's Corner"

Prizes and Awards (click winners for bigger pictures)
More pix below
Best in Show Award
Hilary Dancer
"Evening Glow"
Sandra Fagan Award for Best Watercolour
Sue Smith
"Venice from the Campanile"
The Paul Banning Award for Drawing

Nikki Carr
"Kicking up a Storm"
Ray Mills Award for Best in Other Media
Linda Saul
"The Wharf"
Ceramics Shield(Best 3-Dimensional work)

Sarah Abell
"Collection"
President's Cup for Services to the Society:

John Rosam


"People's Choice" Award,
based on Preview Evening

Nikki Carr, "Ruffled Feathers"

Presentations and General Impressions


Wokingham Borough Mayor Mr. John Kaiser addresses the people present

Sue Smith and Peter Fagan
Best Watercolour (Venice)

Linda Saul and Town Mayor Mr. Julian McGhee Sumner
Ray Mills award (The Wharf)

Sarah Abell and Sue Nike
Ceramics Award (Collection)

Nikki Carr and Paul Banning
Best Drawing (Kicking up a Storm)

Hilary Dancer and Borough Mayor Mr John Kaiser
Best in Show (Evening Glow)

Liz Manley accepting the President's Cup for John Rosam's Services to the Society, from Sue Smith

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