The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2019

2019 Competition is now OPEN!

The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize is open to living artists over the age of 18, who are resident in the British Isles. Prizes range from £2,000 to £20,00.

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Mick Davies RBA, The Battle of Maerdy Bridge

Info for Artists

How to enter, handing in rules, and more

Artists are invited to submit digital images of up to four recent works.

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A. Lincoln Taber, Walter Potter's Village School

About the LPS Prize

History and the people behind the prize

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The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize was created in 2005 by the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and the Lynn Foundation to encourage the very best creative representational painting and promote the skill of draftsmanship. With prize money of £35,000 the Prize is one of the most prestigious awards to artists in the UK.

With grateful thanks to the sponsors:
Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers
The  Lynn Foundation
4C Hotel Group



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2018 Winner: 1st Prize

Pablo Castañeda Santana, EHS

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2019 Events Programme Announced

The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2019 will be accompanied by a full events programme comprising a panel discussion, a life drawing masterclass, a drawing session and a series of artist demonstrations. All events will take place at Mall Galleries. Read more >

Thank You to all our 2019 entrants!

The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2019 closed for entries yesterday, and we'd just like to say a huge thank you to everybody who submitted their work for the judges' consideration. Read more >