Artist of the Year 2012 - Wendy Jane Sheppard
The annual Artist of the Year exhibition is renowned for being the highlight of the RAS Calendar and this year was no exception.
The challenge for 2012 was taken up by 18 Artists, with each Artist required to exhibit a painting from each of the following categories:
• A Human Portrait
• Outdoor Scene
• Still Life or Favourite Subject
“Wow! To all three paintings. All three stopped me in my tracks. A very talented painter with exceptional artistic insight and skill.
‘Edna" - Graphite
“ It captured my eye instantly with technique and skill.”
‘Charlotte’ - Oil
“Very clever presentation, thinking outside the square”
‘Southern Coast’ - Pastel
“Confident and energetic technique with excellent use of colour”.
“All works show exceptional handling of the three mediums. Congratulations and all the very best for the future”.
Judge, Vivi Palegeorge
(Photo 1) Wendy-Jane Sheppard with her winning entries for the 2012 Artist of the year award
(Photo 2) Wendy-Jane Sheppard artist, Judy Webber, RAS President and Vivi Palegeorge the official judge of the awards.