Congratulations to Akash Bhatt on being chosen from more than 4700 entries to be shortlisted for the Derwent Prize 2020 for ‘Living Room’. Regular visitors to Beaux Arts will recognise Akash’s works and Madhu, Akash’s mother. A portrait of Madhu was the winner of the Sunday Times watercolour award in 2015. She has also been a regular visitor to Beaux Arts over the years to attend opening evenings for her multi-award winning son !! More of Akash’s work can be viewed here: http://www.beauxartsbath.co.uk/artists/akash-bhatt/
The Derwent Art Prize is being shown online. Click here to browse the 70 shortlisted works of art.
It will be opening at gallery@oxo, London and 20 Rue Saint Claude, Paris in due course (early 2021) and was due to tour the UK (including a stint at Trowbridge art Gallery in Wiltshire).
The People’s Choice Award can be found and voted for on Facebook
Read more about the Derwent prize on: https://www.derwentart.com/en-gb/c/about/company/derwent-art-prize