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GLOBAL ART AGENCY AWARDS CEREMONY

Giving Artist & Gallery the recognition that they deserve and acknowledgement for their hard work. The Awards are judged by Curators & Guest Judges. Collectively they judge the participants of the Oxford International Art Fair. The winners will be announced on Sunday at 16.00pm at the Oxford Town Hall.

OXFORD INTERNATIONAL AWARD WINNERS 2018:

1st Prize: Bogdan Mihai Radu

2nd Prize: Kristjana Williams

3rd Prize: John Ryan

 

We are looking forward to having Bogdan Mihai Radu participating as 1st Winner Prize at the Tokyo International Art Fair 2018.

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OXFORD INTERNATIONAL AWARD WINNERS 2017:

1st Prize: Ion Severin

2nd Prize: Merab Surviladze

3rd Prize: Roy's People


From left to right: Tessa Jane (1st Prize), Shefford Smith (4th Prize), David Nelson (2nd Prize), and Hassan Richter (3rd Prize).

From left to right: Tessa Jane (1st Prize), Shefford Smith (4th Prize), David Nelson (2nd Prize), and Hassan Richter (3rd Prize).


OXFORD INTERNATIONAL AWARD WINNERS 2015:

1. Alexander Korzer-Robinson

2. Mongolian Art & Culture London

3. Yelena York Tonoyan

 

THE JUDGES:

Richard Knight - Knight began his career working as a picture cataloguer with Phillips Auctioneers in 1970 before branching out as a dealer from 1973 until 1984, while also studying and practising painting conservation. In 1984 he joined P&D Colnaghi & Co. as a director. In 2004 Christie's acquired their companies and appointed them to the Board as Joint International Directors in the Old Master Picture Department, and Knight became Co-Chairman of Old Masters and 19th Century Art in 2012. He has also formerly served on the Executive Committee of the Society of London Art Dealers and twice as Joint Chairman of the Executive Committee of the European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF Maastricht).

Kieran Stiles - Art Gallery owner Kieran Stiles Art Studios. Trained at Falmouth School of Art, and since has had over 20 solo exhibitions and 30 selected group exhibitions in the UK, including many collections of work held internationally. He has maintained his connection with Cornwall and continually returns there to paint. His exuberant and evocative abstractions of rugged coastland, are expressions of his sense of place. Kieran also owns an Art Gallery in central Oxford, where he is known as a passionate tutor of painting and drawing. 

Esther Lafferty - Festival Director of Oxfordshire Artweeks, the country’s most well established open studios event with over 400 exhibitions and events across the county during May each year. Esther started life as a publisher and event organiser before setting her sights on the art world in which she, to her delight, she has been increasingly engulfed. She contributes regular Art Features for OX magazine and her writing can be spotted elsewhere in the local media.