EDEN – The Winners of the EDEN Art Competition share their response to the theme on YouTube

EDEN Restoring Paradise, Art Competition and Exhibition

Judges:  P.J Crook MBE and Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester

Bishop Rachel reflects on the competition in this YouTube video: –


Bishop Rachel said the ‘An amazing array of art and wonderfully diverse.’

The winners are from left to righ: Eleanor Thomas, Mike Tucker, Nana S. Brown-Wood, Deborah Harrison, John Barrett, Jennie Burge and Paul Hobbs

Highly Commended: Carole Bury, Sue Trickey

Commended: Elizabeth Green, Andrea McClean

There were 7 favourites chosen by our Judges: Bishop Rachel and PJ Crook out of over 100 entries ….. the calibre of entries was so high, they both came up with different winners!

This is unprecedented in our competition history!

If you want more insight into the Artists’ response to the theme,

a you tube film is available where each artist explains their perspective and practice.


‘Praise the Lord!’ the art exhibition did take place 3 – 7 December 2020.


Location: The Gardens Gallery, Montpelier Gardens Date: Time: - EDEN Art Exhibition, The Garden’s Gallery