The 98th Annual Exhibition Online will not be awarding prizes this year except the Ken Doughty award for excellence in chosen media.

New Youth Art Awards 2019

Westward Ho! & Bideford Art Society has a history of supporting younger artists and through these new Youth Art Awards wants to give young people in the North Devon area the opportunity to achieve recognition, experience and challenge as an emerging artist.

2019 winners are Beth Gare, Katie Norton, Lucy Rance and Isabelle Shaddick.

Ken Doughty Prize

The winner of the Ken Doughty prize in the 2019 Exhibition is this painting, 'Bishops Tawton, Evening' by Hester Berry. Congratulations Hester.


You Choose Prize

The winner of the 'You choose' prize for the most popular piece in the 2019 Exhibition is Robert Waters with his painting in oils and spray paint 'Octopus' Garden'. Congratulations to Robert who will receive a voucher from Blue Gallery in Barnstaple.