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.
See our poster and read more about her approach. Continue reading The Story of Blue in Art. Tues. April 4th 2.30 p.m.
A lecture by Clancy for the Bruton Art Society
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’
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 Christmas Talk. Juliet Heslewood – Painters in Provence, 1st Dec.
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
Continue reading Monoprint and Mixed Media. Catherine Pitchford Workshop
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 BAS Lecture and Christmas Party 1st Dec
Suzanne Bisset is organising and exiting winter exhibition which BAS members may like to enter. You need to hurry! Application by JPEG photo file by 14th November. To print off an application form click sub-form-finalbrutmidwinter Continue reading Bruton Art Factory Winter Open Exhibition
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 BAS at RWA 19thOctober