Prizes and portraiture evening


At a demonstration of portrait painting hosted at Woodbrook Academy School, Loughborough held on 25th June, Charnwood Drawing & Painting Club presented prizes to various members and invited guests who took part in the Club’s annual exhibition at Woodhouse Eaves.

The main prize went to Allan Brown for his best in show picture of ‘Magpie Cottage’. Allan had this to say about winning the Allan Dorrell trophy: “Winning this trophy was totally unexpected. I am delighted that so many people voted for me”.

Alan Dorrell Award

Two others won paintings by notable local artists were presented on the evening, namely to Pam Stewart and to David Lindley, pictured below.

A lucky visitor Helen Tomlinson, was also presented with a wonderful portrait painted by South African born Artist, Rob Wareing, to thank her for her modelling services on the evening!

The Club’s next demonstration will be held on 23rd July and their next exhibition will be in Loughborough Library in September. Further details about the club’s art programme can be found at

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