Masterpieces unveiled at Congresbury Art-athon

PUBLISHED: 13:00 28 May 2017

Colin Campbell, Mike Greaves and Peter English.

Colin Campbell, Mike Greaves and Peter English.


Creative residents of a North Somerset village showcased their skills with brushes, pastels and pencils this week, competing in an art contest.

Chris Wilcox and Liz Greaves.Chris Wilcox and Liz Greaves.

Congresbury held its first art-athon on Saturday and Sunday, with arty villagers battling it out to create the winning piece.

The event began on Saturday, with entrants given the day to perfect their masterpiece before submitting it for an exhibition in the Old School Rooms on Sunday.

The competition was organised by Congresbury Parish Council.

Kath Zawadzka claimed the title after submitting a beautiful landscape of a river, expertly capturing the plants and trees overlooking the water.

Runner-up Angie Osmand.Runner-up Angie Osmand.

Angie Osmand had to settle for second place with her excellent painting which looks over a bridge and into a field.

The winner of the children’s class was 12-year-old Lily Neville, who created a detailed painting of greenery emerging over a wall.

Kath Zawadzka took first prize.Kath Zawadzka took first prize.

Children's class winner 12 year-old Lily Neville.Children's class winner 12 year-old Lily Neville.

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