Lola Rose Award 2016

The winner of the Lola Rose Award for 2016 is Wendy Lesniak for her beautiful watercolour ‘Sunset Reflections’ (pictured). This painting has already been snapped up, along with ten other works by various artists – and we are only three days into the exhibition. Bill Freeman, was once again guest judge of the Lola Rose Award, and we thank him for donating his time to us each year. Congratulations to all our winners! The full list are as follows:

1st: ‘Sunset Reflections’ – Wendy Lesniak;    2nd: ‘Tranquil Water’ – Bruno Wein;    Highly Commended: ‘Pecking Order’ – Gay Cheshire & ‘Blue Bucket’ – Mary Belton:    Commended: ‘Sweet Pea’ – Heather Holland & ‘Last Home’ – Kennethe Bull;    Centre Management Award: ‘ Mischievous Pair’ – Carol Hile;    President’s Award: ‘Newcastle City’ – Pat Burns