Butterflies, Birds & Bees

Once again we were thrilled with the delightful entries we received for our quarterly competition. The theme this time was “Butterflies, Birds & Bees” and we seem to have received a wide variety of styles and subjects.  One painting even included all 3 - well done Sam Brett-Atkin!

 Spring by Yean teo

Spring by Yean teo

 Orchid by Yean Teo

Orchid by Yean Teo

 silk textile design by Laura Suthon

silk textile design by Laura Suthon

 Hebomoia Gloucippe by Jill Iliffe

Hebomoia Gloucippe by Jill Iliffe

 Reverie by Sam Brett-Atkin

Reverie by Sam Brett-Atkin

The joint winners were: Katia Bellini for her beautiful oil painting “Birds of Sirius” and Yean Teo for “Spring” and “Orchid”, Chinese Ink and pigment on rice paper. Congrats to the other finalists: Sam Brett-Atkin; Laura Suthon (for butterfly textile designs on silk scarfs); Jill Iliffe (for her butterfly painting)

 Birds of Sirius by Katia Bellini

Birds of Sirius by Katia Bellini

Thank you to everyone who entered and keep an eye on the website for future competitions! The next one is “Dreams Afar”: Travel inspired artworks (exhibition in July & August)