Art impresario Richard Demarco opened an exhibition at the Bankside Gallery with a call for politicians to paint.
Double prize-winner Chris Richbell was congratulated by Professor Demarco when he presented her with both the Baker Tilley Award for her watercolour 'A Desirable Residence' and a St Cuthbert's Mill Award for 'Sunlight in the Pantry'.
Patricia Hunt won a Winsor & Newton Award for 'Blue Bush'.
Most exhibits at this year's exhibition are for sale with prices ranging from £160 to £6,000.
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