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The Pintar Prize 2015

Our judges had nearly 200 paintings to judge from. But they got there in the end!

Prize winners

jos_luersWinner - Jos Luers, "Antoniesluis" Acrylic on canvas, 49x68 cm. Awarded €1.000, sponsored by

wietze_dorsman Winner - Wietze Dorsman, "Fietsverdieping." Oil on canvas, 50x65 cm. Awarded €600, sponsored by Canal Company
jos_van_riswick Winner - Jos van Riswick, "Prinsengracht/Oude Kerk." Oil on board, 54 x25cm. Awarded € 500, sponsored by Van Beek Art Supplies
dorine_van_der_ploeg Winner - Dorine van der Ploeg, "NDSM-werf," 20.5 x 14.5. Awarded €500 of art materials. Sponsored by Winsor and Newton
karin_spijker Winner - Karin Spijker, "Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal Magna Plaza," 75x45cm. Water colour on paper. Awarded a painting/drawing course. Sponsored by Wackers Acadamie



Artist Peter Smit
Lead Judge Peter Smit. Peter is an established artists and teacher. He prefers to paint outdoors and loves to paint cities and coastal ares. Over the past twenty years as an artist he has exhibited regularly in The Netherlands.

Peter also teaches at the Wackers Akademie in Amsterdam.

Eric Morren
Eric is the founder of Morren Galleries , which is located in Amsterdam and Utrecht . Eric opened the Utrecht gallery in the 1990's and Amsterdam in 2008. Both galleries have a reputation for exhibiting a wide variety of contemporary realism which is executed in age-old traditional techniques. Featured artists include. Walter Elst, Eddy Stevens, Jan Bouman, Candace Charlton, Frans Klerkx, Ray Donley, Evert Hartog Eddy Stevens, Jan Bouman, and others. The Utrecht gallery has the added benefit of including a specialisation in portrait painting. Most recently Eric created a new stage for photographers: MORPHO Fine Art Photography, a pop-up gallery that manifests itself on different locations such as art fairs and special art events