This year's Turnip Prize - Somerset's alternative to the Turner Prize - has been won with a tribute to Bristol artist BanksyRead the full story ›
Entries called Danger Mouse and Staple Diet are among the finalists for this year's Turnip Prize due to be announced tonight.
The spoof of the art world's Turner Prize has been running for 17 years, with awards for the least effort made.
Judging is due to be held at the New Inn in Wedmore, Somerset.
Winners receive a turnip nailed to a block of wood, and in previous years entries have been submitted from as far a field as Canada, the USA, Germany and Italy.
Organiser Trevor Prideaux said this year's entries were of "the usual poor standard".
The shortlist of entries has been reduced to just six, from 69 submitted.
The winner of the spoof Turnip Prize has been announced at a pub in Somerset.
The competition is billed as an antidote to the prestigious Turner Prize which is announced the same night.
While the Turner Prize is sometimes controversial in its choice of winners (notably Tracy Emin and her bed), it is nothing to compare with the Turnip Prize, where the judges reward the lack of effort taken by the artists.
There were 69 entries in the competition and it seems this year's finalists for the much sought after turnip on a nail have taken the rule to heart.
In the end the judges went for possible the most topical entry - a tribute to the newest party in parliament - UKIP.
It was awarded to Ms Drunken Shepherd for her work entitled “Ewe Kip” (A Sleeping Sheep). See what she did there?
I am delighted with the lack of effort taken to create the work, I’m sure at least one beer swilling MP will be looking to purchase this work of *rubbish* art.
The winner of this year's spoof awards, the Turnip Prize, has been announced.
Percy Long-Trong took the prize for his work, "Play on Words."
The Somerset-based spoof celebration of rubbish art is now in its 15th year.
Tonight the annual Turnip Prize awards will take place - Somerset's antidote to the Turner PrizeRead the full story ›
A 30-year-old woman from Somerset has won this year's Turnip Prize. Miss quick won the award for her work entitled “The Three Tenas” (A pack of Ladies Tenas with three sticking out of the top). The ceremony was held at The New Inn, Wedmore, Somerset.
A Somerset pub's funny prize for art that lacks effortRead the full story ›
The annual Turnip Prize awards will be held at Wedmore in Somerset tonight. The ceremony celebrates bad art made with little amount of effort. It's billed as the antidote to the Turner Prize.