Bristol Art Prize

Exhibition of Work

The winning works and all the 200 entries selected for final judging are on view at The Guildhall Arts Centre, Small Street, Bristol  BS1 1DW

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2pm to 5pm.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10am to 5pm.

See presentation pictures at the foot of the page


Competition Winners

Adrian Sykes - The Beating Heart of Bristol

Bristol Art Prize 2013 - £5,000 purchase
Adrian Sykes for his 160cm x 120cm acrylic
The Beating Heart of Bristol


Plein Air Prize - £500 purchase
Roger Conlon for his 24cm x 40cm oil
Summer in the City

Waterside Prize - £500
Glyn Davies for his 66cm x 49cm watercolour
Hotwell Road Quayside

Cabot Circus Prize - £500 voucher
Paul Weaver for his 46cm x 33cm watercolour
Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus

St Nicholas Market Prize - £500
Richard Grinter for his 60cm x 28cm oil
Bristol Corn Street Farmers Market

Porth Leven Prize
Roger Conlan for his 24cm x 40cm oil
Summer in the City
Juraj Prodaj for his 50cm x 50cm watercolour
Detail of Corn Street facade
Jane Riley for her 28cm x 85cm oil
St Nick's, One, two, three

Bristol Fine Art Prize
Tom Hughes for his 41cm x 18cm oil
Suspension Bridge in full sun, July

Thistle Grand Hotel Prize
Robert Donachie for his 76cm x 50cm acrylic
Broad Street, Bristol

Radisson Blu Hotel Prize
Les Matthews for his 120cm x 50 cm oil
Broad Quay Bristol

Farrow & Ball Prize
Jane Cooper for her 32cm x 54cm painting
Charlotte Locks, King St
Judith Berry for her painting
Saint Peter's Church, Sunlight and Shadow

Highly Commended
In addition the judges wished to commend:
Alan Reed for Clifton Suspension Bridge in the Mist
Cath Read for Queen Square
Stephen Campbell for Cafe Kino
Ele Nash for The Mall, Clifton
Charles Pearson for Corn Street
Andrew Taylor for Diptych - Princes Bridge with St Mary Redcliffe


The Bristol Art Prize exhibition was opened by the Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Bristol Cllr. Faruk Choudhury. He presented all the awards including those to (left to right) Les Matthews, Judith Berry, Tom Hughes and Roger Conlon.

Les Matthews Judith Berry Tom Hughes Roger Conlon


Photographs by Andy Short

Farrow & Ball Destination Bristol Winsor & Newtonthistle Cabot Circus
Bristol Fine Art
The Osborne Group Radisson Blu