For years BAS member Margaret Kelly has been teaching individuals and classes how to produce stunning paintings on silk and she will be running two one day courses at Bayford Village Hall on June 14th and 15th 10 am to 4 pm. She provides expert tuition and all the materials you will need for £40 for each day. Beginners are welcome and participants are often amazed at what they are able to produce.
Jenny de Sausmarez, 61 in the Arts Trail brochure, is exhibiting from her own studio for the first time and would like to welcome BAS members. Also see 33 where she is exhibiting in the Deverills with Pat Armstrong. See her site www.jennydesausmarez.com. The address of her studio is Robinia cottage, The Quarry Tisbury SP3 6HR.
A Lecture by Alexandra Drysdale. North Cadbury Village Hall, 4 April 2017
A large group of Bruton Art Society Members and friends came to hear a fascinating lecture by Alexandra Drysdale on the colour blue and its use in art from the Egyptians to the present day. An accomplished NADFAS lecturer, Alexandra is both an artist and an art historian. In this talk she brought together considerable learning with practical experience to cover this most important topic.
Visiting Marissa in her home outside Castle Cary provided quite an insight into how she practices her art. Since she joined BAS and started exhibiting with us two years ago she has become known and admired for the strong compositions and colours of her still-life paintings. Continue reading Profile: Marissa Weatherhead→
Our next Bruton Art Society lecture is entitled OUT OF THE BLUE and will be given by Alexandra Drysdale. Members and non-members are most welcome.
Alexandra is an art historian, artist and experienced NADFAS lecturer.
Deirdre Clancy Steer, known professionally as Clancy, has played a key role in the development of modern theatre costume design, winning two awards for her work, the Olivier Award for Best Stage Costume Design and the BAFTA for Best Film Costume Design for her work on the film Mrs Brown, starring Judi Dench and Billy Connoll. She has worked on over 140 productions in Europe, North America, Japan and Australia. She has designed innumerable productions at the Royal National Theatre.
A Happy New Year to all Bruton Art Society Members! Our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING took place on THURSDAY 19th JANUARY 2017, 2.30 PM. at CARYFORD COMMUNITY HALL, Castle Cary, The AGM was followed by tea and an excellent lecture by the designer and costume historian Deirdre Clancy Steer on ’50 Years of Stage and Costume Design’