A Happy New Year to all Bruton Art Society Members! This is to remind you that our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be taking place on THURSDAY 19th JANUARY 2017, 2.30 PM. at CARYFORD COMMUNITY HALL, Maggs Lane, Ansford Park, Castle Cary, BA7 7JJ Continue reading
We had an extremely good turnout of over fifty at the hall in North Cadbury and with generous donations of snacks to eat with the tea, the combination of social occasion and lecture made for a fitting end to our year. Here is Will’s report on Juliet Heslewood’s fine talk. Continue reading
A visit to Tessa’s studio, with everything meticulously laid out and with its massive printing press in one corner makes one aware that here is a really serious artist.
On the 10th and 11th November we had a most exciting two day workshop with Catherine. Enjoy the images. John Baxter
Catherine Pitchford Workshop. Laurence Belbin reports
We are looking forward to seeing you at the Christmas Party on Thursday 1 December (2.30 p.m) We will be having the traditional fare and will be taking the occasion to welcome new members and thank our helpers at the exhibition.
There will as well be a lecture by Juliet Heslewood on Painters in Provence. CHANGE OF VENUE Continue reading
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