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 £30,000 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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The 2019 Prize is now Open

We are delighted to announce that the prize money has been increased to £20,000, making the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize one of the most valuable in the UK. Read more >

Melissa Scott-Miller wins Lynn Painter-Stainers’ People’s Prize

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