Summer Exhibition 2017 – we have a winner!

The Annual Exhibition Summer Social was held on Saturday 25th June in Trinity Chapel at St Mary’s Church. At this well attended event, members and friends were able to view the work on display, enjoy drinks and meet some of the artists. They were welcomed by the Chairman, Wilf Langford who thanked John Willetts for all his work as Exhibition Organiser and his team of hangers and exhibition stewards, before introducing Alan Townsend who was to there to present the annual Judy Townsend Memorial Prize, donated jointly by the Townsend family and the Society itself.

Collage of SAS 2017 Summer Exhibition, St. Marys Church Shrewsbury
SAS Summer Exhibition 2017 (Photos, with thanks to Anne Linton)

Alan commented on the generally high quality of the Exhibition again this year, mentioning in particular those pictures meeting the the criteria for the award, before commenting on the Runners up and announcing the 2017 Award Winner, which this year was a fine collage called “Berlin Tulips” created by Frank Hilton.

Image of winning painting SAS Judy Townsend Memorial Prize 2017 (Frank Hilton, Berlin Tulips)
Berlin Tulips by Frank Hilton winner Judy Townsend Memorial Prize 2017

The Exhibition runs until 4pm on Thursday 13th July.