We are delighted to announce that this year’s Diana Brooks Prize has been awarded to Alice Boggis Rolfe by Art for Youth’s Founder, Diana Brooks MBE. The Prize of £1,000 has been awarded annually since 1987 to an outstanding exhibiting artist aged 35 or under.

Fantastic article recently published in Tatler focusing on young ‘plein air’ painters, described as ‘the latter-day Constables that everyone’s talking about’.
“I was delighted to have been invited by Tatler to feature in Geoff Heath Taylor’s article on young contemporary Plein air painters to watch”.

Featured in Country Living. Article courtesy of Lauran Elsden & photography by Alun Callender. Catherine Forshall, a coastal artist talks about how she captures the little sea creatures in her fabulous paintings.

Capturing the ‘likeness’ of things. Article courtesy of Kate Chapman from Lincolnshire Life magazine. Jill Barthorpe describes how she gets her inspiration from the Lincolnshire Countryside surrounding her home.

Laurance was born in Paris and came to the UK as a student over 30 years ago. Her range of ceramic vessels celebrates the delicacy of the natural world; she weaves skill and imagination in a joyful ceramic tapestry of nature. Her sculptures have an element of storytelling and borrow from her love of the absurd and surrealism.