The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2018


The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize was created in 2005 by the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and the Lynn Foundation
to encourage the very best creative representational painting and promote the skill of draftsmanship.

The winner will be selected from the shortlisted works and announced on 5
March at an evening event at the Mall Galleries, London.
The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize for representational art – art that seeks to
capture the real world – offers total prize money of £30,000, comprising a first
prize of £15,000 and a gold medal, second prize of £4,000 alongside the newly
introduced People’s Prize worth £2,000. Young artists aged 25-or- under
compete for the Young Artist Award of £4,000.

For the fourth year running, the competition is also offering the Brian Botting
Prize of £5,000. This will be awarded to an artist aged 30-or- under for an
outstanding representation of the human figure.
The competition is open to any artist, professional or amateur, resident in the
UK and painting or drawing works of representational art and over 18-years-
old. The competition aims to promote and support fresh new talent.
Created in 2005 by The Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and The Lynn
Foundation, the competition champions the skill of draughtsmanship and
representational painting. The exhibition aims to reflect the breadth of
approaches and materials from across the artistic spectrum.
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Artist’s work will be exhibited at Mall Galleries in London 5–17 March