John Moores exhibition 16


Fact file

  • Purchase prize retained.
  • Number of entries: 1,938
  • Number of exhibits: 55

Conditions of entry

Artists working in the UK; one painting, preferably new, in an accepted modern medium, designed to hang on a wall and projecting no more than six inches. Sculpture, traditional watercolours and graphics excluded.


  • Lisa Milroy 1st prize (Purchase prize) £14,000
  • Basil Beattie 2nd prize £4,000
  • Suzanne Treister 3rd prize £2,000

10 prizes of £500:

  • Edward Allington
  • Sue Arrowsmith
  • Michael Bennett
  • Dan Gardiner
  • Martin Huxter
  • Rosa Lee
  • Sara Rossberg
  • Ray Smith
  • Amikam Toren
  • Frederick Yocum


Enter date here


Lisa Milroy with 'Handles'


  • Tim Hilton
  • Therese Oulton
  • Barbara Toll
  • Kate Whiteford
  • Melina Kalinowska, who was to have been one of the judges, was unable to take part