Meet The Judges.
We have assembled a superb cross section of Judges for this years competition, that will provide a balanced selection process and the opportunity for artists to showcase their art directly to these influential national and city gallery owners.
Stacy Bodkin Manager of Castle Fine Art Cambridge. As the UK's leading art retailer, we are committed to our motto, 'Your world, our art'. In our journey to make art accessible for all, we have worked alongside our collectors, staff and local communities to discover the new generation of artistic talent.
Spread over two spacious floors, this modern art space is our largest gallery to date and boasts a VIP lounge, cutting-edge viewing room and even a bar area! Located within the Grand Arcade shopping centre on Cambridge's historic St Andrew's Street, it boasts our biggest display of artworks in the country.
Ros Cleevely Owner of Byard Art, an independent contemporary art gallery on King's Parade, directly opposite King's College. The gallery, with its friendly and knowledgeable staff, encompasses two floors of exhibition space and hosts not only a rolling exhibition programme but also a permanent collection of gallery artists. Byard has recently taken on the well established and experienced framing business from the Lawson Gallery
John Doubleday is known for his public bronze sculpture in many countries. He is, however, a practitioner in a number of media. Much of his non-commission work consists of palimpsests of overlain images concerned with the resonance of memory informing perception. His recent work includes work in silver and reinterpretations in bronze of still-life images produced over a 50 year period.
Elena Chimonas is the owner of Camden Image Gallery London, an independent, award-winning gallery displaying a range of artworks in all genres. The gallery, which opened in 2013, is available to hire to curators & artists from the UK and around the world, and welcomes artists at all stages in their career. There are three rooms located over two floors allowing for a variety of artwork to be displayed. The gallery is situated in the vibrant heart of Camden, easily accessible by all and is part of the area’s diverse, cultural landscape.