DRAWstonewalls Winners Announced 2021

Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2021 #DRAWstonewalls international sketch event celebrating dry stone walls. Here are the winners for the #DRAWstonewalls 2021 competition.

These six pieces were created:sketched:stitched:painted by Sinead Lawson @airyfairyletters and were inspired by the Dry Stone Walls of the Dingle Peninsula in the County Kerry. Sinead is the overall winner of the DRAWstonewalls competition and wins an event-only ticket to Féile na gCloch 2022 that will take place on Inis Oírr in the autumn of that year.

Sinead Lawson

The award for best pencil sketch goes to Guadalupe for this fine piece of detail


Vourneen Taylor wins the category for best study of a specific wall with this water colour

Vourneen Taylor

John Digney receives a commendation for his triptych bringing awareness to the beauty and significance of dry stone walls.

John Digney

Peter Black’s evocation of the shipwreck on Inis Oírr wins the prize for capturing the life and culture of the smallest of the Aran Islands in Galway Bay.

Peter Black

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