Blog Week 18Last updated on
We have had another busy week with some fabulous new paintings and an exciting awards evening to report.
Lancashire Life Landscape Painter of the Year
Last night we hosted the announcement of the winner of the Lancashire Life Landscape Painter of the Year Award. Lancashire Life editor Roger Borrell welcomed the three finalists, Michael Treanor, Kumar and Kate Bentley whose magnificent paintings were on show for the announcement. Each artist had done exceptionally well to make the final three with Kate Bentley being the eventual winner of the title with her stunning painting, Summer Storm. The two runner up’s paintings were also beautiful compositions and are still on show in the gallery this week.
Doug Hyde Wish You Were Here
The latest collection from hit artist Doug Hyde were also released this week with the most astonishing response from collectors to date. The phone has been ringing red hot with the Summertime sculpture already completely sold out. We still have limited availability of the other sculpture, Daisy Trail, and the limited edition prints but don’t delay and contact us immediately if you wish to own one.
Ophelia by Kerry Darlingt0n
Those collectors who have known us for many years will remember the emergence of a young up and coming artist, Kerry Darlington, around ten years ago. Now one of the UK’s best selling and award winning artists, North Wales artist Kerry Darlington is now hot property with limited edition prints selling out and original paintings soaring in value.
With this in mind, we were thrilled this week to be able to purchase one of her rarest and most sought after limited edition prints, Ophelia. Ophelia is a haunting and arresting image and one of the scarcest and in demand unique editions Kerry has produced.
From an edition of only 295 which are completely sold out with the artist and publisher, please contact the gallery as soon as possible if you are interested in owning this rare collectors piece, when it’s gone, it’s gone! – Now Sold Out
New Original Paintings from Barry Hilton and Philip Gray
We have also sourced this week new original paintings by our two best selling landscape artists, Barry Hilton and Philip Gray. A stunning panoramic mountainscape from Philip Gray is looking amazing in the gallery along with two fabulous oils from Barry Hilton.
We are regularly visiting collectors homes to offer our customers the opportunity to try before they buy and see their favoured artwork in their own environment. We have been welcomed in to some stunning homes this week in all shapes and sizes and love to see where the artwork ends up.
We are also thrilled to receive photographs of your artwork once you have it hung so please do send us your pics either via email or social media on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Thank you to @Chadder64 who shared this great picture of his new Todd White and George Somerville looking amazing at home this week.