Button House in the pretty London suburb of Hackbridge – has announced it’s the first venue to home the artwork created by talented locals in the Sutton Parks Landscape Artist of the Year competition.
Boasting a gallery of 46 paintings created by artists who entered the Beddington Park arm of the competition, Button House is welcoming visitors to view the display which will be at the development until Wednesday 11 October when it moves on to its next location prior to being judged.
Hosted in summer 2023 and supported by funding from Arts Network Sutton, the competition was held over six park locations in Sutton. The 46 paintings on display at Button House were created in Beddington Park, which is located minutes from the Brio Retirement development, whilst other art-lovers entered at parks across Sutton including Poulter, Manor, Oaks, Rose Hill Park East and Carshalton Park.
The impressive pieces have already been judged in the first stage of the competition with winners and highly commended prizes of art vouchers and equipment in each of the three categories covering ages 3-10, 11–16-year-olds and an adult category. A final will be held in November when each park’s winners go head-to-head and three overall winners will receive £50 art vouchers, provided by sponsors LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
Karl Mlynarczyk, General Manager at Button House, shared: “We’re delighted to have so many fabulous pieces of artwork on display here. Hackbridge is obviously a hot bed of artistic talent and the judges have certainly got their work cut out!
“It’s a joy to welcome both residents and locals keen to view the paintings and we’ve had lots of interest from the pupils at Hackbridge Primary School next door too – some of whom have grandparents living here in our development. It’s proved a really popular community project, and we wish all the winning entrants the very best of luck in the final!”
Button House is one of the area’s most vibrant later living communities which boasts a collection of 80 stylish apartments – comprising a range of beautiful one- and two-bedroom homes all suitably designed for those over the age of 55. Each home comes with a private and spacious balcony, plus a range of exciting onsite facilities including a fitness studio, the exclusive Slate & Grain brasserie, bar and coffee lounge, a community hub and more.
Muriel McIntosh, Chairman of Friends of Beddington Park, added: “The team at Button House has been fantastic! From setting up the gallery to welcoming visitors who are keen to see the artwork on display. The competition has been extremely popular, and it’s been a delight to see a community come together all through a love of art.”
The Exhibition will be held at Button House from Thursday 28 September until Wednesday 11 October and open every day from 10:30 - 16:30.
The overall final will take place at an exhibition in Sutton in November, with further details to be announced later this year.
For those keen to find out more about Button House, the team will be available in and around the gallery area for an informal chat and more information, please call 0208 773 3380 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Button House features 80 stylish apartments over four floors, with a range of exciting facilities right on your doorstep, including a fitness studio, our exclusive Slate & Grain brasserie, bar and coffee lounge, a community hub and much more!
Life at Brio Button House offers the very best of both worlds. Open green space is just a few minutes’ walk away at Beddington Park where the River Wandle runs, giving the impression of being in the rolling countryside, and the hustle bustle of central London just a 23-minute train journey away.Find out more
The Exhibition will be held at Button House from Thursday 28 September until Wednesday 11 October and open every day from 10.30am to 4.30pm - all welcome.