The Jess Burns Memorial Prize is awarded each year to the Dunfermline Art Club artist whose work had been voted favourite painting by the general public during the clubs Annual Exhibition. The award comes with a £50 voucher for art materials. We are pleased to announce that the winner for 2014 is Ian Roberts for his acrylic on canvas painting “Over the top” (shown below). Congratulations to Ian on his success.
Jack Pender and Ann Marie Irvine were joint runners up and paintings by Robert Walker and Ken Young were voted in 3rd and 4th place respectively. Thanks goes to Syd Reeve for his donation of the raffle prize awarded to the voter chosen at random at the end of the exhibition.
Previous winners of the award were:
2013 Ken Young “Lothian Road”
2012 Peter Atherton and Jane Ferguson (Joint) “This’ll be the Day” & Untitled
2011 George Aitken “Crail”
2010 Vi Morris and Robert Walker (Joint) “Distant Harbour” & “Winter Sunset – Welcome Home”
2009 Nancy Taylor “Dunfermline Abbey at Night”
2008 Anne Hill “Dunfermline Abbey”