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Arts Venues & Arts Activity in St.Helens

St.Helens Arts Organisations

St.Helens based cultural venues and arts organisations offer a wide range of arts events and activity both in the Town Centre and across the borough.

The town’s main arts and cultural venues are:

The World of Glass
The Citadel
St.Helens Theatre Royal
Heart of Glass
Cultural Hubs
Platform

 


St.Helens Open Art Competition 2017

This year's competition has now closed.

However, you can still visit the exhibition at The World of Glass and view all the entries including the winners.

This competition takes place every year in partnership with St.Helens Council and The Rainford Trust & entries across all mediums - including ceramics, digital, drawing, glass, mixed media, painting, photography and sculpture - are welcomed from artists aged 16 and over who live, work or study in St.Helens.

Artists may also present their work for sale, should they wish to do so.

2017 WINNERS & RUNNERS-UP



1st Prize
Security, Carol Miller

2nd Prize
Pete, Peter Humpreys

3rd Prize
The Liverpool Palm House, Vincent Kelly



Our other prizes are as follows:

Category Winners

Abstract
Counterpart, Rhyannon Parry

Drawing
Helped Up/Held Down, Claire Weetman

Portrait
Young Sweep, Cherise Foster

3D
RAKU, Annette Lewis

Photography
Deansgate, Andrew Sparkes

Landscape
Alpine Landscape No.10, Keith Bentham


Highly Commended

Steam Punk Café Racer, Mark Crosby
Lowry, Theresa
Murmering, Rebecca Ainsworth
Teamwork, Chris Conway
Gamble, Early Morning, Jack Williams
Anxiety No2, Wendy Mumford
Horizon II, Jacqui Priestley
Haybarn Kings Moss, Mali Davies

How to enter the competition

You can view this year's entry form which explains all you need to do and 2018's submission dates will be published online and on our Facebook and Twitter pages towards the Spring of next year. You will also be able to collect entry forms from The World of Glass or any library in St.Helens.

 

 

 

 


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