Leonie’s print Feeling Invisible was awarded the John Purcell Paper Prize at the National Original Print Exhibition at Bankside Gallery, London last night (20 Sept).
The National Original Print Exhibition, established by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), is an international open submission exhibition celebrating the best of contemporary printmaking. As an art organisation run by artists, the RE is constantly working to create long-term opportunities for artists and promote printmaking to a wider audience.
Selected works are on show at the Gallery from Wednesday 21 September – Sunday 2 October 2016.
This year’s judging panel included
Mychael Barratt (President of the RE)
Julia Beaumont-Jones (Print Historian & Author)
Bruce McLean (Artist)
Trevor Price (Vice President of the RE)
Mike Taylor (Director of Paupers Press)
Gentle Polygon relief print (above) by Nick Greenglass was also selected for the exhibition and Ian’s Transmission III etching (below).