OFF TO BRISTOL
Some nineteen of us climbed on our coach at Wincanton or Castle Cary for an exciting if slightly extended sat nav lead journey to the Royal West of England Academy Open Exhibition where we proudly recognised three BAS members were exhibiting. Continue reading
Tuesday 6th September
The sun certainly shone to give us a great day at Fletcher Robison and his wife Marie-Helene’s home at Lovington Mill. There they both made us all feel so welcome with Fletcher even providing us with sketch maps of possible sites. Continue reading
Our 63rd Exhibition opens on Saturday 13rth of August and runs daily until Saturday 27th August . There is no entry charge and it is open every day 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Our venue, again thanks to the generosity of the Head Mrs Nicola Botterill and the Governors, is Bruton School for Girls, Sunny Hill Bruton, BA10 ONT.
This year our members submitted a record number of works and over 270 have been hung and are on display together with mounted unframed paintings, drawings and prints and an excellent selection of artist made cards.
You can also see on this site a selection of 120 images of the works. Go to 2016 Exhibition Images.
Bruton Arts Society’s July trip to the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff. A city I had never been to before and the promise of an exhibition of Augustus John’s work was enough to make me sign up. Continue reading
The RWA is now accepting artist’s submissions for the 164 Annual Open Exhibition. Continue reading
Good to see members of BAS at our summer show on Friday. We’ve got events through July. Continue reading
We are very sorry to have to announce the sad news of the death of Katharine Skillen after a short illness. Continue reading
Blandford Art Society have kindly invited BAS members to submit work for their annual exhibition. To see further details see here 2016 Open Ex Submission details rev180516 and for an application form click here.2016 Open Ex Submission details rev180516
Gwen Yarker, Inquisitive Eyes: Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex, Talk for the Bruton Art Society at the Shambles, Market House, Castle Cary, 19 April. Continue reading
The Easter school holidays offered an opportunity for Marie-Hélène and I to introduce Amelia, our 5 year old daughter and budding artist, to the Impressionists. Continue reading