Waddesdon Manor to star in TV’s Landscape Artist of the Year

Stunning Waddesdon Manor will be immortalised on canvas during a national landscape artist competition on Sky, presented by Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell.

The National Trust has teamed up with Sky Arts to search for the Landscape Artist of the Year 2015. who win a £10,000 commission to create an artwork for the trust’s collection.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend competition heats at Waddesdon Manor as well as Trelissick on the Fal Estuary in Cornwall and Lyme Park on the edge of the Peak District in Cheshire.

The trust said the scenery of the three grounds will provide inspiration for the participating artists to produce a timed landscape painting.

At the end of each heat the competition judges will choose one artist to go through to the next round which will involve further artistic challenges across the UK.

Daniel Dodd, the trust’s director of communications and content, said: “People have a

Article source: http://www.bucksherald.co.uk/news/more-news/waddesdon-manor-to-star-in-tv-s-landscape-artist-of-the-year-1-6592771

This entry was posted in Fine Art News and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.