2013 Annual Exhibition Trophies and Awards

Click on a award to display the award winner and highly commended paintings.

BAE SYSTEMS ‘AVIATION PAINTING OF THE YEAR’ AWARD OF £1000

for the best work at the Annual Exhibition depicting an aerospace subject in any hand-applied medium.

Awarded to: Christopher Draper

for ‘Repatriation’,

Boeing C-17 at RAF Brize Norton, in Gouache.

 

 

Presented to the winner by Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy GCB CBE DSO ADC BSc(Eng) FRAeS FCGI.

Highly Commended

Gareth Hector

for ‘Yellow Tails and Checker Noses’,

Focke Wulf Fw190 Dora, in Oil.

 


Graham Henderson GAvA

for ‘Reflecting on a Classic’,

MATS Constellation at Woodford, in Pencil.

 

 

Graham Turner

for ‘Into the Hands of Fate’,

59 Sqn RE8s, 13th April 1917, in Oil.

 

 

THE FlyPast FELLOWS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

This £1000 award was judged by the Fellows of the Guild. For the work which best illustrates the qualities and standards of excellence synonymous with the ideals and aspirations of the Guild.

 

Awarded to: Wilfred Hardy GAvA
for ‘Valley Hawks’,

Hawk Trainers from RAF Valley, in Gouache.

 

 


Presented by Mrs Alison Sanders, Advertising Manager of FlyPast Magazine.

Highly Commended

Graham Turner

for ‘Into the Hands of Fate’,

59 Sqn RE8s, 13th April 1917, in Oil.

 


Robin Smith GAvA

for ‘One Way Ticket’,

Merchant Hurricat, in Oil.

 

 

Ron Wong GAvA

for ‘Catching Blackbirds’,

MiG-25 over the Baltic, 1980s, in Oil.

 

 

THE WINSOR & NEWTON AWARD OF ART MATERIALS TO THE VALUE OF £200

for the Best Group of paintings by any artist at the Annual Exhibition.

 

Awarded to: Tim Jenkins AGAvA for his group of six paintings in Oils:

 

‘What Brings the Night,

Mk1 Short Stirlings - 149 Sqn.

 

 

‘Country Cousins’,

Dragon Rapide and Tiger Moth.

 

 

 

Before it Got Serious’,

Hawker Fury Mk1s - 1937 - 1 Sqn.

 

 

 

‘Lt 'Tich' Rochford - Naval Ace’,

Sopwith Camel - 3 (Naval) Sqn 1918.

 

 

 

‘Faithful Annie - Coasting it’,

Avro Anson 217 Sqn.

 

 

 

‘Where's He Been 'Til Now?’,

Avro Lancaster.

 

 

 

Presented to the winner by Michael Turner FGAvA (President).

Highly commended: Anthony Cowland FGAvA for his group of 6 paintings:

‘Mountain Duel’,

Mosquito & Vampire, Germany 1950,

in Oil.

 

 

 

 

‘Airshow Lull’,

British Public at Shoreham,

in Oil.
    

 


‘Russia 1919’,

DH9, 221 Sqn, Russian Civil War,

in Oil.
 

 

 

Muster’,

Bell 47, Cattle Round up,

in Oil.

 

 

Dangerous Moonlight’,

Airspeed Horsa, Sicily 1943,

in Oil.

 

 

 

 

Stiletto’,

Douglas X-3,

in Gouache.

 

 

Highly commended: Christopher Draper for his group of 4 paintings:

‘Repatriation’,

Boeing C-17 at RAF Brize Norton,

in Gouache.
 

 

‘Hawker Hind’,

in Oil.

 


   

‘Hawker Sea Hawk’,

in Oil.

    

 



‘Hawker Hind Engine Run’,

in Oil.
 

 

 

 

THE MESSIER-DOWTY TROPHY AND AWARD OF £75

for the best work in Acrylics at the Annual Exhibition by a Friend, Associate or Full Member of the Guild.
 

Awarded to: Kai Choi
    
for ‘Final Day at Brize Norton’,

Vickers VC10K at Brize Norton

in Acrylic.

 

 


Presented to the winner by Mr Peter Hall VPGAvA, Public Relations Manager at Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Limited.

Highly Commended

Ieuan Leyton_Matthews GAvA

for ‘Departure Pembroke Dock’,

Sunderland duties WW2.

 


    

Stefan Lofgren AGAvA

for ‘A New Generation Airborne’,

Saab JAS 39 Gripen, First Flight.
    

 

 

THE SIR GEORGE EDWARDS MEMORIAL PLATE

for the work which best depicts and reflects excellence and achievement in British Aviation by a Friend, Associate or Full Member of the Guild.
Awarded to: Philip E. West AGAvA
   
for ‘Wellington Weather’,

Wellington Bomber climbing,

in Oil.


Presented to the winner by Mrs Angela Newton, daughter of Sir George Edwards

Highly Commended

Alex Hamilton GAvA

for ‘Pathfinder by Moonlight’,

De Havilland Mosquito,

in Oil.
    

 



Timothy J. O'Brien

for ‘Mediterranean Receivers’,

VC10, Tornados,Typhoons,

in Oil.

 

Patricia Forrest GAvA

for ‘An Aviation Icon 10 Years On’,

Concorde G-BOAF,

in Gouache.

 

 

THE de HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT HERITAGE CENTRE TROPHY AND AWARD OF £200

awarded to the most interesting portrayal, in any medium, of a de Havilland aircraft, military or civil, first manufactured between the years 1937 and 1962 inclusive.  Open to Full Members and Associates of the Guild.
 

Awarded to: Chris French GAvA
   
for ‘A Carrier Classic’,

DH Sea Hornet F20, 801 NAS,

in Oil.

 


Presented to the winner by Ralph Steiner, Operations Director at The de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre.

Highly Commended

Stephen Chard AGAvA

for ‘British Class’,

BEA Trident 2,

in Oil.

 

Alex Hamilton GAvA

for ‘Pathfinder by Moonlight’,

De Havilland Mosquito,

in Oil.

 

 

 

Anthony Cowland FGAvA

for ‘Mountain Duel’,

Mosquito & Vampire, Germany 1950,

in Oil.

 

 

 

THE BONHAM TROPHY AND £100 AWARD

awarded for the Best Group of Paintings in any medium by a Friend of the Guild.  Given by Mrs Yvonne Bonham in memory of Charles Miller AGAvA.
 

Awarded to: Christopher Draper for his group of 4 paintings
   
‘Repatriation’,

Boeing C-17 at RAF Brize Norton,

in Gouache.

 

 

‘Hawker Hind’,

in Oil.

 

 

 

 

‘Hawker Sea Hawk’,

in Oil.

 

 

 

 

‘Hawker Hind Engine Run’,

in Oil.

 

 

 


Presented to the winner by Michael Turner FGAvA (President).

Highly Commended: Geoff Marsh for his group of 4 paintings

‘Workhorse’,

Douglas DC3 and Shire Horse,

in Watercolour.

 

 


   

‘Wild Horse’,

P-51B (MkIII) and Mustang,

in Watercolour.

 

 

 

 


‘Thoroughbred’,

Concorde and Frankel,

in Watercolour.

 

 

 

 


‘Night Witches’,

Polikarpov Po-2, Russia 1942,

in Watercolour.

Highly Commended: Malcolm Reeves for his group of 4 paintings

‘Skycops’,

Metropolitan Police EC145,

in Acrylic.

 



‘Pathfinders at Dawn’,

Avro Lancasters, 7 Sqn PFF,

in Acrylic.

 

 

‘Apache Sunset’,

Longbow Apache Helicopters,

in Acrylic.

 

 

 

 

‘1 Squadron, France 1939’,

Hawker Hurricanes, 1 Sqn,

in Acrylic.

 

 

THE WESTLAND HELICOPTERS ROTARY-WINGED FLIGHT TROPHY, REPLICA MODEL & CASH TO THE VALUE OF £150

for the best exhibit by any artist at the Annual Exhibition on the subject of rotary-winged flight.
 

Awarded to: Anthony Cowland FGAvA for
    
‘Muster’,

Bell 47, Cattle Round Up,

in Oil.

 

 

 

Presented to Ken Farmer on behalf of the winner by David Gibbings, AgustaWestland.

Highly Commended

Neil Foggo GAvA for

‘Monmouth's Merlin’,

HMS Monmouth's Merlin Dawn Depart,

in Oil.

 

 

Peter Sumpter GAvA for 

‘Tracking Clandestine Whalers’,

MD500 Helicopter,

in Mixed Media.


 

 

THE ROYAL AIR FORCE MUSEUM PRIZE OF £200

for the best painting of an RAF subject from the last 30 years in Oils or Acrylic by any exhibiting artist.
 

Awarded to: Bruce Mackay AGAvA for

‘Night Owl’,

Tornado Leaving Shelter (43 Sqn)

in Oil.

Presented to the winner by Michael Turner FGAvA (President).

Highly Commended

Kai Choi for

‘Final Day at Brize,

Vickers VC10K at Brize Norton,

in Acrylic.
  
Paul Thurston AGAvA for

‘Maid and Master of All’,

Westland Sea King 3,

in Acrylic.

 

 

THE DWF PRIZE OF £150

for the best painting depicting commercial jet aircraft in any medium.
 

Awarded to: Anthony Collins AGAvA for

‘Sunset Salute’,

Concorde,

in Oil.

 


Presented to the winner by Alison Wilds, Partner at DWF LLP, Head of Aviation and Asset Finance.

Highly Commended

Martin Simpson AGAvA for

‘Busy Time at Malaga’,

Airbus A320,

in Oil.



Allan Brain for

‘Climb Out’,

Aircraft on Climb Out,

in Watercolour.


   
Roger Murray AGAvA for

‘A Rainy Night in London’,

Concorde,

in Oil.

 

 

THE ALEX HENSHAW TROPHY

for the best painting by an Associate or Full Member in any medium exhibited at the Guild exhibition judged to best represent civil light aviation in the 1920s and 1930s.
 

Awarded to: Simon Milan GAvA for

‘Bad Light Stopped Play’,

DH60 Gipsy moth,

in watercolour.

 


Presented to the winner by Desmond Penrose.

Highly Commended

Ron Freeman GAvA for

‘Sywell Moth’,

Tiger Moth,

in Oil.
    

Dennis Pannett FGAvA for

‘Behind the Sussex Downs’,

Miles Hawk Speed Six,

in Watercolour.
    


Leslie Shelton GAvA for

‘Cross Country Briefing’,

DH 60 Moth,

in Pastel.

 

THE ARTHUR GIBSON MEMORIAL TROPHY

for the best work by an artist exhibiting in the Annual exhibition for the first time.
 

Awarded to: Terry Akehurst for

‘Up Up and Away’,

Supermarine Spitfire Mk V

in Oil.

 

 


Presented to the winner by Evangeline Cameron, granddaughter of the late Eira and Arthur Gibson.

Highly Commended

Gareth Hector for

‘Yellow Tails and Checker Noses’,

Focke Wulf Fw190 Dora,

in Oil.

Peter Maxwell for

‘Vertical Tornado’,

Tornado GR1,

in Oil.

 

 

 

Darryl Robinson for

‘Swift and Sure Mighty Hunter’,

51 Sqn Nimrod R1,

in Crayon.

 

CROSS & COCKADE INTERNATIONAL, THE FIRST WORLD WAR AVIATION HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARD

of £100 for the ‘Best World War One Aviation Painting in Show’.


Awarded to: Graham Turner for
    
‘Into the Hands of Fate’,

59 Sqn RE8s, 13th April 1917,

in Oil.

 

 

Presented to the winner by Roger Tisdale of Cross & Cockade International. Prize includes a year’s subscription to Cross & Cockade International Quarterly Journal.

Runners Up

Allan Forbes AGAvA for

‘Malevolent Morning’,

Halberstadt CL IIs,

in Oil.


   
David Ellwood GAvA for

‘Patrol Stalwart of WWI’,

Short 184 and HMS Ark Royal,

in Oil.



Peter Sumpter GAvA for

‘A Brief Encounter’,

Avro 504 Floatplane,

in Mixed Media.

 

 


James Field for

‘Furious Camels’,

Sopwith Camels, HMS Furious,

in Acrylic.

 

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