Brendan Lyons at The Sovereign European Art Prize 2007

sovereign_Brendan_Lyons1.jpgI love this painting ‘Painting’ by Liverpool artist Brendan Lyons (yes it really is just acrylic paint on canvas) so am delighted to see it has been shortlisted for The Sovereign European Art Prize 2007,
A Pan European painting prize. 1st Prize = 25,000 Euro (£16,500 GBP)

Brendan is one of 34 shortlisted artists, who will be exhibited at Club Row in London during Feb/March. Selected from nominations received from a total of 26 different European countries – one of these artists will be awarded the 1st Prize of 25,000 Euro. This will be followed by a charity auction of the paintings at Bonhams in London.

The selection panel of 10 European judges was chaired by Sir Peter Blake RA.

Brendan Lyons was an exhibiting finalist at the Celeste Art Prize 2006 and Jerwood Drawing Prize 2004.

All shortlisted artists’ paintings can be viewed at Sovereign Website

VOTE for Brendan!
In addition to the main prize awarded by the judges, there will also be a prize of 1000 Euro decided by Public vote.
If you feel you would like to vote for Brendan’s painting, you can do so in person at the exhibition, or online at Sovereign’s website. Just click ‘Cast Your Vote’ on the Prize page.
(You have to register for an account first)



28 February > 11 March 2007

Rochelle School Buildings
Arnold Circus
London E2 7ES