Voters choose a winner at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery
PUBLISHED: 10:26 05 August 2009 | UPDATED: 23:55 15 June 2010
A PORTRAIT of Nelson Mandela by Topsham based textile artist, Jane Perkins, is the winner of the Visitor s Choice in this year s Thelma Hulbert Gallery Open 2009.
A PORTRAIT of Nelson Mandela by Topsham based textile artist, Jane Perkins, is the winner of the Visitor's Choice in this year's Thelma Hulbert Gallery Open 2009.
This mixed media portrait was created using an intriguing range of recycled objects arranged in a broad spectrum of surprisingly lifelike tones.
Portrait of Nelson Mandela was the outright victor in a public vote drawn from a collection of 43 paintings, sculptures, textiles and mixed media work. The Thelma Hulbert Gallery Open is a bi-annual event, which is open to artists from the South West region. This year's exhibition attracted over 160 initial entries.
The next Open will be in 2011.
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