A good turn out for our first Painting Day this year at a beautiful venue full of different features. Our thanks to the Drysdales who allowed us to sketch & paint in their grounds & for supplying coffee & cake! The old fruit trees provided shelter from sunshine & showers
Photos from our recent trip to The Watts Gallery Artists Village
Members enjoyed the day & we’d really recommend a visit.
The Society has just opened an Instagram account and we’ve made a good start with 120 followers within 2 weeks!
We’ve been showing images from our exhibitions and are linking up with many other artists in the region.
Quite a few of our members enjoy using Instagram.
For those who don’t know – Instagram allows artists to get their work seen if they want to share it, but they can also enjoy the work of many other artists – locally, nationally & internationally.
Today Kate Lynch gave us a fascinating lecture and presentation of her paintings. While showing us her pictures her talk was entirely about her twenty plus years of meeting, drawing and painting the mainly disappearing and always changing lives of those who work on the land in Somerset.
On Saturday 2 March a new art gallery opened in Castle Cary High Street. It is in the former premises of the Natwest Bank and is a branch of the David Simon Contemporary Gallery in Bath. Continue reading “Picasso’s Muse” in Castle Cary; A New gallery Opens.
Some BAS members may well be attracted to take a stall Continue reading Frome Art Fair 2019
In his talk on Eight Contemporary Painters which He gave to a very well supported meeting following our AGM, Dr Chris Davies gave us a most informative and interesting talk about eight contemporary painters as he explored the continuing practice of painting by these artists at a time when there has been a movement in some art school circles to denigrate its importance. Continue reading 17-1-2019 Dr Chris Davies and our AGM