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People's Choice winner announced
- 06 October 2014
The annual art exhibition, People's Art 2014, at Touchstones Rochdale saw yet another stunning display of work by people who live or work in areas across the borough of Rochdale. The exhibition displayed the exceptional talent of local people, with over 200 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and craft objects on display.
Visitors were given the chance to vote for their favourite artwork in the 'People's Choice' award, local artist Stephanie Jones received the greatest number of votes and was presented with vouchers to help her buy art materials.
Stephanie lives in Rochdale and has been entering the People's Art exhibition since Touchstones Rochdale opened in 2002. Stephanie has previously won this award in 2012 with her painting titled 'Tiger'. This year's entry, acrylic painting on canvas, is titled 'Ballerina with Yellow Shoes'. The painting depicts the Stephanie's passion for dancing.
Stephanie thanked everyone who voted of her and went on to say: "I thought the standard of this year's show was superb".
Stephanie is the Principal of Tuners Dance Centre which has been running in Rochdale for the past 65 years. Turners Dance Centre provides lessons for adults,teenagers, juniors, kiddies and babies in all styles, private Lessons and classes. If you wish to find out more please visit www.turnersdancecentre.com