Competition successes and prizes

This is the page where we blow each others’ trumpets when a member of HB Drawing wins a prize or is selected for a show!

Rosalind Barker was runner up in the Overdrawn London Drawing Group/Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize 2019. Circles was one of the works she entered. You can see it along with all the other finalists’ work at Buster Mantis, 4 Resolution Way, Deptford SE8 4NT from 28 March to 25 April.

Rosalind Barker ‘Circles’ 2018: fineliner on paper

The first success of 2019: Janine Hall‘s drawing Pool has been shortlisted for the Lynn Painters-Stainers Prize. It will be on show from 5-17 March 2019 at the Mall Galleries, London SW1, open 10am to 5pm every day. 

Janine Hall: ‘Pool’ 2019: graphite on paper

New HB member, Caroline Holt-Wilson‘s drawing Traces 1 was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017 and has been part of the touring exhibition being shown in London, Norwich, Bath, Canterbury, Newcastle and finally Trowbridge in August and September 2018.

Traces 1, 2017: graphite; A3

Not one but two members of HB have been shortlisted in the Drawing and Printmaking category of the Signature Art Prize 2018/19:

Su Bonfanti with A True Story, 2017, a piece made for her final degree show and Ruth Richmond with Momentum in 8 rectangles, made recently.

A True Story, 2017: graphite, ink, acrylic phototransfer; 150cm x 400cm; photograph by


Momentum in 8 rectangles, 2018: mixed media on paper; 152cm x 70cm

Ruth also has a new piece, Blood Rhythms 3, in the Curator’s Selection Preview of the SFSA Painting Open, which will be at SFSA’s new studios in Wembley on Thursday 22 November.

Blood Rhythms 3, 2018: ink on paper, 27cm x 19cm


Janine Hall has two works selected for the SFSA Painting Open 2018 and shown at the No Format Gallery. Below is one of the works:

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Looking through to the other side (2) – Watercolour on paper, 2018. 15 x 15 cms

Janine Hall will be showing the piece below in the South West Academy Open 2018 at Exeter Castle, from 11 to 23 November.


Shadows Reflections – Graphite on paper, 2018. 84 x 59.3 cm

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2018 will include this drawing by Janine Hall. In making this drawing, she was inspired by research at the British Museum Prints and Drawing room and images collected on one of our As I Walked Out excursions. The exhibition will be at the Mall Galleries in central London from Thursday 15 to Sunday 25 November 2018.

Janine Hall ‘White Light on Black Water’ (River Thames), 2018: pencil on paper; 30cm x 30cm, framed 50cm x 50cm

Caragh Savage has had a drawing shortlisted for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 (formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize), for the second year running. Here is After Julia III, which you can see in the show at Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 0JY from 29 September to 17 October 2018. Details of the dates for the touring venues at the Arts University Bournemouth, the Royal Drawing School London, Drawing Projects UK in Trowbridge and the Chapel Gallery in Omskirk can be found here.


Su Bonfanti has had this drawing, Tanhurst House/Piazza Epiro, shortlisted for the Derwent Art Prize 2018. It will be shown at the Mall Galleries in central London from 18 to 23 September 2018; then at Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge from 29 September to 10 November 2018; ending up at The Pencil Museum, Cumbria, from 15 November 2018 to 31 January 2019.

Su Bonfanti ‘Tanhurst House/Piazza Epiro’ 2017: graphite on acrylic photo-transfer; 70 x 50 cm

A drawing by Su Bonfanti Analysis of Motion was selected for the show My Muybridge at Kingston Museum, Kingston-upon-Thames, which runs until 7 July 2018.

Su Bonfanti ‘Analysis of Motion’ 2018: fineliner on paper; 60 x 42 cm


The Marcus Beale Architect Prize and Residency 2017 was awarded to Janine Hall. During the week-long residency Janine visited sites in Oxford and Wimbledon, taking reference photographs, and then worked in the architectural practice, producing this drawing, Outside In.

Janine Hall ‘Outside In’ 2017: graphite on paper,59 x 84 cm


The Maggie Clarke Sketchbook Prize is awarded each year to a student graduating from the MA Drawing course at Wimbledon College of Arts. In 2017 Ruth Richmond won the prize for this concertina sketchbook.

Ruth Richmond ‘Sketchbook’ 2017

Caragh Savage’s drawing Henriette: Quiet Memory was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017 and has been part of the touring exhibition being shown in London, Norwich, Bath, Canterbury, Newcastle and finally Trowbridge in August and September 2018.

Caragh Savage ‘Henriette: Quiet Memory’ 2017: charcoal on paper