Brendan Lyons Wins 1st Prize – FringeMK Painting Prize

Some late news…

Brendan Lyons Wins 1st Prize.

Liverpool based artist, Brendan Lyons has been awarded 1st Prize jointly with 3 other artists, for the annual FringeMK Painting Prize 2010. The selectors were unable to agree on an outright winner, and so the 4 shortlisted artists were awarded the prize jointly and share the £8000 prize, with each receiving a cheque for £2000 at the ceremony on July 16th in Milton Keynes. The other winners are Jake Clark, Emma Talbot and Michele Fletcher. A selection of works from all four artists are on show at thecentre:mk and Midsummer Place in Milton Keynes from July 6th to August 6th 2010.

The selectors were Anthony Spira (Director, Milton Keynes Gallery), Stephen Snoddy (Director, Walsall Gallery), Andy Harper (Artist), Sally Annett (Artistic Director, FringeMK).

They made their selection from more than 500 artists from across the UK.

Liverpool Biennial

‘Brendan Lyons’  The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool 1, Sept 18th – Nov 28th, 2010.

Brendan will be creating a series of site specific paintings at the Bluecoat during the Liverpool Biennial 2010.

www.brendanlyons.co.uk