Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2018 I Julie Barnes

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The Mall, St. James’s,

Artist Julie Barnes from East Lothian, Scotland has been chosen from over 1,000 artists to be shortlisted for a prestigious national art prize worth £15,000 to the winner.

Julie is one of 83 artists from across the UK shortlisted for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2018, the UK’s leading competition for British contemporary representational painting and drawing. Having made the shortlist her work will be exhibited at London’s Mall Galleries. 

1,144 artists entered this year’s competition – submitting a total of 2194 works- the highest number in the prize’s 13-year history.

Responding to the news of their shortlisting, Julie said: “ I am thrilled to have my painting chosen for this renowned exhibition and to be considered for this prestigious award.”

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