We would like to offer our congratulations to Malcolm Coward, who has been presented with this years Society of Equestrian Artists Cuneo Medal.
Every year the Cuneo Medal is awarded to a Full Member of the society for the “Most meritorious group of works “. It is the Society’s Most prestigious award and the winner is selected by votes from Full Members of the Society.The medal is named to commemorate Sir Terence Cuneo OBE CVO, the first President of the SEA. Terence Cuneo was the official artist for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 – for whom he produced many equestrian portraits.
This years Cuneo Medal Exhibition, which features Malcolm’s work along with 9 other equestrian artists, is hosted at Churchgate Gallery, and runs until the 24th June. You can also see all of the work in the exhibition online here.
Malcolm Cowards Winning Collection of Paintings
By the Lake
Framed original oil on board by Malcolm Coward HSEA
Malcolm is internationally recognised as one of England’s leading equestrian artists. Winner of numerous awards at the Society of Equestrian Artists in London, He has also had his work accepted at the Royal Society of Marine Artists, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Royal Birmingham Society.
On the continent his work has been selected regularly for the French equestrian exhibition at the Cadre Noir. In America he has been invited to exhibit at the American Society of Equestrian Artists, at the Centenary Hunting Exhibition and a three page article about him was published in Equestrian Images. He has exhibited in many other countries over the years, including Sweden at the World Equestrian Games in Stockholm, at Lifestyle Europe in Tokyo, at the Salon du Cheval in Paris, at the Feria in Jerez, Spain and at the Fiera di Verona in Italy.
Malcolm, who was born in Malton, North Yorkshire, lives for painting and his animals, which are constantly observed and contribute to his eye for anatomy and movement. His work is also noted for its tremendous use of colour and light and his powerful, yet sensitive brush strokes. He is able to paint horses in movement equally as well as portraiture. He spends much of his life travelling the world, watching horses of various types.