A large number of members of the Bruton Art Society came together on Thursday 6th December to enjoy a Christmas Party and to hear a fascinating lecture by Alexandra Drysdale. Continue reading BAS Christmas Party Lecture by Alexandra Drysdale
The Art of the Elements: earth, water, air and fire
Alexandra Drysdale is giving four lectures at Bruton Museum on how artists from the past to the present represent the Elements in their work, both literally and symbolically. Continue reading 4 Lectures by Alexandra Drysdale for 2019. Earth, Water, Air and Fire
The artist Paul Maze , often referred to as “the last of the French Impressionists” is the intriguing subject of a lecture to the Wincanton Museum and History Society which may be of interest to BAS members. Continue reading Paul Maze. Wincanton Lecture Friday 23rd Nov.
This year, 2018, Hilary Turnbull, a long-term and respected member of BAS who is also an artist who is widely recognised beyond our ranks, was awarded the Joy Barnes Award for her painting. This is the most prestigious prize our society can give. Continue reading Profile of Hilary Turnbull
Making Art Matter: Clifford & Rosemary Ellis Victoria ART Gallery, Bath, 8 September to 25 november 2018 | Normal admission charges apply Continue reading Making Art Matter: Clifford & Rosemary Ellis. Victoria Art Galllery Bath
Ten of us gathered at Hadspen Village Hall where we had two days under the excellent guidance of Anthony Connolly drawing and painting portraits of two wonderful models who turned out to be brother and sister. Having the opportunity to do sustained work under such a teacher with such models really is a pleasure and a great opportunity and for me personally, an inspiration. Continue reading ANTHONY CONNOLLY WORKSHOP Thurs and Fri 20th-21st September
Camilla is organising a three day portrait workshop 26-27-28 Oct 10a.m.-5p.m. at Batcombe Somerset BA4 6HE. It is for a maximum of ten artists and will feature two models and a light lunch will be provided. You need bring however your own materials and easel. Continue reading Camilla Frederick’s Portrait Workshop with Andrew James RP NEAC
Sacred Spaces is the title of BAS member Julie Jenkins’ exhibition for Somerset Art Week 15th to 30th September. It is open 11-6pm Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in her home no 2, the Old Police Station, South St., Wincanton BA9 9AZ.
Continue reading Julie Jenkins. Sacred Spaces 15-30th September.
Ten of us attended the course with the much admired Wiltshire based landscape artist Nick Andrew who came from his studio in Crockerton, Warminster for our day at the Hadspen Village Hall. Continue reading A BAS Workshop Day with Nick Andrew, Landscape Artist. 8th September