To see the 2015 Prizes and winners scroll down the page or click here.
2015 MOVING IMAGES
Hughie O'Donoghue RA
He graduated from Goldsmiths in 1982 and was Artist in Residence at the National Gallery, London from 1984-85. He was elected RA: 28 May 2009.
David Lister is a founder member of The Independent. He joined the paper in 1986 as Assistant Home Editor and became the paper's arts correspondent in 1988 and is now Arts Editor and writes a column each Saturday. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Having studied at Christie's and worked at the Guggenheim in Venice, she set up her own gallery. Rebecca has two galleries on in central London the other in New York City and is on the board of LAPADA (the Association of Art and Antiques Dealers) and of Resurgence (the influential periodical of alternative thought).
As President and Founder she is responsible for North Africa’s only trilingual arts festival, an event now entering its 5th edition – comprising visual art, literature and film programs featuring acclaimed international and Moroccan artists.
Amanda Harman is a photographer and educator. Recent awards include Winner 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Still Life Category and Portrait Salon 2013. She is an Associate Lecturer in Photography at UWE, Bristol.
Fiona Adams - Moving Image Judge
Fiona Adams is a filmmaker and photographer who has lectured in film at LCC, Sussex and Brighton University. She is currently assisting in developing the newly formed Brighton Digital Media Academy, a unique learning environment collaborating education with industry.
Michael Witt - Moving Image Judge
Michael Witt is a film critic and curator and a Professor of Cinema and Director for the Centre for Research in Film and Audiovisual Cultures at the University of Roehampton in London. He lectures regularly on cinema at museums, universities and film festivals around the world.
The National Open Art Awards for 2015
NOA15 Fine Art Awards
NOA15 Fine Art Award for the Best Artist sponsored by NOA & The Ronnie Wood Award - £5,000 - Reginald S Aloysius - 'KUL-MH004'
NOA15 Fine Art Award sponsored by Ward Thomas - £3,000 - Adrienne Blake - 'Egg Box (Series)'
NOA15 Fine Art Award Sponsored by Seaward Properties - £2,000 - Jack Tierney - 'The last known portrait of Ferdinand Marco'
Prudential Awards for Young Artists (23 yrs or under)
NOA15 Best Young Artists Award sponsored by Prudential - £5,000 - Holly Zandbergen - 'Emergence'
NOA15 Young Artists Award sponsored by Prudential - £3,000 - Alex Merriam - 'Sharlotta'
NOA15 Photography Awards
NOA15 Best Photography Award sponsored by Naylor - £3,000 - Harry Borden - 'Kenny - 20 Years of Farming'
NOA15 Photography Award sponsored by Ward Thomas - £1,000 - Gillian Hyland - 'Look Away'
NOA15 Young Photographer’s Award sponsored by Towry - £1,000 - Isla Jones - 'We Three'
NOA15 Big Sky Studio Photography Experience Award - Value £5,000 - Chris King - 'HP Tree - 72034'
NOA15 Big Sky Studio Young Photographer’s Experience Award - Value £2,000 - Feiyi Wen - 'The Untitled from the Series 'In a Manner of Speaking'
NOA15 Emerging Artist of the Year
NOA15 Best Emerging Artist Award sponsored by Richard & Val Evans - £1,000 - Michael James Wright - 'Love Fool'
NOA15 Best Drawing
NOA15 Best Drawing Award sponsored by The Arts Club, Dover Street - £1,000 - Michael Angove - 'Icon'
NOA15 Best Print or Etching
NOA15 Best Print or Etching Award sponsored by Abi Slade - £1,000 - Chris Gilbert - 'Oaxaca Serenade'
NOA15 Best Installation NOA15
Best Installation Award sponsored by Neil & Grace Lawson Baker - £1,000 - Stevey Scullion - 'Metamorphoses - Phaethon'
NOA15 Cass Art Awards
NOA15 Cass Art Material Bursary for Mature Artist Value - £500 - Marian Hyland - 'Harmony II'
NOA15 Cass Art Material Bursary for Young Artist Value - £500 - Skye Algera - 'self portrait'
NOA15 Artists' Mentor Experience Organised by Cass Art - Louis Appleby - 'Beasts of England'
Solo Exhibition Opportunity in The Art Space at Cass Art Glasgow - Charlie Schaffer - 'Alex'
NOA15 Portrait Award
NOA15 Best Portrait Award sponsored by Ward Thomas - £1,000 - Aleksandra Karpowicz - 'Let's Talk About Sex'
NOA15 Landscape Award
NOA15 Best Landscape Award - £1,000 - Caroline Kent - 'Late Autumn Drones'
NOA15 Moving Image Award
NOA15 Best Moving Image Award sponsored by Roy Pace - £1,000 - Susan Walsh - 'Mary'
NOA15 Regional Awards
NOA15 London Award sponsored by Towry - £5,000 - Almuth Tebbenhoff - 'Blaue Mitte Circle'
NOA15 North of England Award sponsored by Towry - £1,000 - Amanda Wigglesworth - 'Harmony'
NOA15 Heart of England Award sponsored by Towry - £1,000 - Patsy Whiting - 'Work life balance'
NOA15 Southwest of England Award sponsored by Towry - £1,000 - Lisa Lewis - 'Nightscape Electric Blue'
NOA15 Northern Ireland Award sponsored by Towry - £1,000 - Frances Ryan - 'Exotica 2'
NOA15 East of England Award sponsored by Vanessa Whinney - £1,000 - Grace Camille Lee - 'Incarnation'
NOA15 South of England Award sponsored by University of Chichester - £1,000 - Lauren Alderslade - 'Plenty of Fish'
NOA15 Republic of Ireland Award sponsored by The Merrion Hotel, Dublin - £1,000 - Carol Hodder - 'storm tree'
NOA15 Scottish Award sponsored by The Orrin Trust - £1,000 - Paul Furneaux - 'City Lights 1'
NOA15 Welsh Award sponsored by Aneurin Morgan Thomas - £1,000 - Cherry Pickles - 'Self-Portrait as Dylan Thomas'
NOA15 Turtleton Trust Scottish Art Prize - £1,000 - Robbie Bushe - 'Widening Anticipation'
NOA15 World Vote Winner - work to be shown in NOA15 Exhibition - Kaye Song - 'Asleep'
NOA15 Visitors' Choice Awards
NOA15 London Visitors’ Choice Award sponsored by Artists' Collecting Society (ACS) £1,000 - Aleksandra Karpowicz - 'Let's Talk About Sex'
NOA15 Children's Awards Sponsored by the Foyle Foundation
NOA15 1st Prize Award for Children Sponsored by the Foyle Foundation - iPad - Kitti Szekely - 'Sunflowers'
NOA15 1st Prize Award to the Child's School Sponsored by the Foyle Foundation - £2,000 - Cliffedale Primary School
NOA15 2nd Prize Award for Children Sponsored by the Foyle Foundation - Go-Pro - Matthew Wynne - 'Grandad'
NOA15 2nd Prize Award to the Child's School Sponsored by the Foyle Foundation - £1,000 - Great Oaks School
NOA15 3rd Prize Award for Children Sponsored by the Foyle Foundation - Cass Art Vouchers Value £250 - Luc Crossley - 'The Child Inside'
NOA15 3rd Prize Award to the Child's School Sponsored by the Foyle Foundation - £500 - Welling School
NOA15 Special Prizes
NOA15 Selected by the Lawrence Alkin Gallery for their Summer 2016 Mixed Gallery Exhibition - Holly Frean - 'A Pack of Women Artists'
NOA15 Special Awards that may be Applied for by the NOA15 Winter Exhibition Exhibitors
NOA15 Cill Rialaig Arts Prize 1 month residency - Lauren Alderslade - 'Plenty of Fish'
NOA15 Emily Ball Studio Award ~ 5 day Summer School 2016 taught by Emily & Katie Sollohub - Value £350
NOA15 Emily Ball Studio Award ~ 3 day Course November 2015 with Gary Wragg - Value £270
NOA15 Mentoring Award sponsored by BeSmartAboutArt - Neil Bousfield - 'Seaside Steps'