20th Open Exhibition 2016

Saturday 3rd September – Sunday 2nd October

Painting | Drawing |Photography | Collage | Printmaking | Anything 2D

 This year’s exhibition has now come to a close, we would like to say a huge thank you to all the artists who participated and all of our gallery visitors for your kind words and winner recommendations!

We are delighted to announce the winners of Thoresby’s 20th Open Exhibition are as Follows;

 1st Prize: The Thoresby Gallery prize £500

Paul Searson ‘My Shed’

1st Prizewinner

1st Prize winner


2 runners up: Shared Exhibition worth over £1000 in 2017

Deborah Fletcher ‘Blue Wreck’ & Dominick Cumming ‘Audrey Fessler, Nottingham Quaker’


  Thoresby Gallery has been so proud of the fantastic turn out of work for this years exhibition and we wish to see more new works next September!  for information on how to get your work on display in the gallery please email us, we have a strong belief that local artists should have an opportunity to exhibit, and the exhibition is welcomed by many visitors!  why not give it a go, you may even sell your pieces to a new home.

“The Best Display I’ve seen here” – anon

“Love all the works what talent!  Love the Sun lover by John Paul Wilson, it’s a favourite of mine. And the work of Paul Searson is beautiful too” – S. Wood

“A splendid display of work – the autumn day’s squirrel a remarkable watercolour – wish we had a place for it.  Congratulations! – Keith & Vivienne Jellicoe

Also Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Sygrove who celebrated their Wedding Anniversary with a trip to Thoresby, treating his wife of 50 years to her favourite painting in the exhibition.  We hope that you will treasure it for many years to come!

Next up in the gallery will be an exhibition by the Association of Animal Artists opening Tuesday 11th October – Sunday 30th October.  for further information please call the office or send us an email.

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We look forward to seeing you all again soon!

For further information and a submissions form please contact info@thoresbycourtyard.com alternatively you call our office on 01623 822009