The British Women Artist Competition, open to artists of any nationality working in the UK, is a way to highlight an artist that may be brilliant but rather overlooked. The judges this year: Liz Aggiss, Sadie Hennessy, and Alice Herrick have selected Marguerite Horner
for this year's prestigious award via her painting 'Exit'; they commented on her work:
"These enigmatic works, with their spare, melancholy atmospherics, resonated deeply with me, and made Horner a clear winner in my book. All 3 of her works were on my shortlist"
"Marguerite Horner was the outstanding winner for me. Her exquisite, grisaille paintings quietly conjure profound emotion, drama and dreams, reminiscent of scenes from a Hitchcock film or the bleak cityscapes of Edward Hopper."
"Such accomplished work, wonderful aesthetic clarity and refined delivery made this an easy unanimous decision. Congratulations."