Prizes awarded at the 120th Annual Exhibition in 2005 were selected by an external judge - John Gilboy, of the Orange Street Gallery, Uppingham.
David Easton, Village Pattern 5
No.56 David Easton, 'Village Pattern 5 '
Beautiful composition and division of space. Fabulous subtlety and richness of colour.
Susan Graham, Winter Light
No.65 Susan Graham, Winter Light
Wonderful quietude and simplicity; great subtlety of colour, making much out of little. 'Less is more'.
Orange Street Gallery Prize
No. 45 Nora Dalzell, Arboretum
A fine feeling for abstraction and the countryside in pattern and colour. A true sense of abstraction which is very difficult to achieve.
Guy Dixon Prize
No.46 Ralph Dalzell, Boats of Brancaster
Masterful in its economy, its assurance and its picture quality. Simplicity personified.
92 Alan Oliver, Littlestone Beach
Terrific brushwork; elegant traditional composition, very unusual palette of purple, red and green. Off beat and very successful.
George Pickard Prize
Peter Carter, First Love, stainless steel
29 Peter Carter, First Love
Wonderful drawing in the sculpture. Great understanding of form, great tenderness out of harsh metal.
Elisabeth Thistlethwaite Prize
122 Dylan Waldron, Chestnuts
Elegant, simple and beautiful piece of composition and colour. High level of drawing and craftsmanship
Specialist Crafts Prize
Robert Hewson, Harts
Chosen by visitors to the exhibition. This prize is awarded to the artist who receives the most votes from visitors to the exhibition.