May 20, 2022

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Jackson’s Painting Prize 2022: Winner Announced

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We are thrilled to announce that the winner of Jackson’s Painting Prize 2022 is London based artist Lorena Levi. Her oil on MDF function, ‘January Assessment’ was chosen out of 8949 entries and she has won the £6000 dollars prize. We look forward to sharing additional of Lorena’s get the job done, inspirations and innovative procedures.



January Assesment, 2022
Lorena Levi
Oil on MDF, 100 x 90 cm | 39.3 x 35.4 in


Lorena’s Artist Statement

This is a present project Lorena has been doing the job on wherever she has been acquiring psychoanalysis tutorial papers online and portray scenes from what she reads about. This painting is centered off a baby ‘Eric’ who has absent to psychoanalysis for a couple a long time and just about every yr, has 4 assessments with his mothers and fathers and the therapist. Lorena wanted to try out and depict the tension involving relatives by inserting them in the treatment place – a position that is getting a lot more and extra common by folks no extended stigmatising or hiding remedy for mental wellbeing. This collection grew after her portray ‘couples treatment, if’ which was an imagined depiction of her parents in a partners treatment scene. Lorena has drawn inspiration from portrait artists this sort of as Alice Neel, Chantal Joffe and early Lucian Freud who all seize inside psychology of the topics they opt for to paint, specially in the eyes.


Lorena Levi in her studio


Lorena Levi is a narrative portraiture painter. Her follow is analysis dependent where she makes use of the web, speaking to strangers on chatroom web-sites and listening to podcasts with authentic people today to achieve stories for paintings. Lorena has been collaging located visuals with her have to make compositions which exhibit an imagined narrative, telling a story in a snapshot.

Residing with Cystic Fibrosis, Lorena has also explored her relationship involving intellect and physique. The grapple amongst a seemingly healthier physique on the outdoors and the psychology relating to the reality of an ‘unwell’ body is a important concept in some of Lorena’s perform.

Graduating from Edinburgh College with an MA in Great art 2021, Lorena now functions in V.O curations, is part of the Alveston High-quality art collection and displays at spaces these as Shopping mall Galleries, Fitzrovia Gallery and will be exhibiting at the RSA New Contemporaries 2023. She has been granted two approaching solo demonstrates in London and Glasgow afterwards in 2022 and was given the Astaire Prize at the conclusion of her training course in Edinburgh.

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Jackson's Painting Prize 2022

Clare McNamara

Clare is the Deputy Website Editor of Jackson’s Web site, contributing regularly with attributes, opinions and interviews. With a qualifications in wonderful arts, her methods are illustration, graphic style, video and songs.

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