John Moores exhibition 3


Fact file

  • Junior section reinstated, for artists under 36 years old.
  • Organisers guarantee to purchase works to a total value of at least £750.
  • Maximum size imposed of 10' high x 7' wide
  • Mundy's winning painting is purchased by the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery for the gallery's collection.
  • Number of entries: 2,083
  • Number of exhibits: 132

Conditions of entry

British artists: oil and tempera etc. paintings or sculpture; each artist could submit one work, preferably new. 'Hors concours' section (invited but neither subject to Selection Committee, nor eligible for prizes).


Open section (paintings):

  • Henry Mundy 1st prize £1,000
  • Sandra Blow 2nd prize £500
  • Leon Kossoff 3rd prize £300
  • RB Kitaj 4th prize £100

Junior section (paintings):

  • Peter Blake 1st prize £250
  • Euan Uglow 2nd prize £100 

5 prizes of £50:

  • Anne Bruce
  • Anthea Alley
  • Hussein Shariffe
  • Dennis Creffield
  • David Hockney

Open sculpture prizes:

  • Evelyn Williams 1st prize £500
  • FE Mc William 2nd prize £250


Enter date here


Henry Mundy with 'Cluster'


  • John Moores (Chair)
  • Alan Clutton-Brock
  • Robert Medley
  • Robert Melville
  • John Russell



Image reproduced by permission of Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery © Henry Mundy