On visiting Sue in her home for this profile I was greeted enthusiastically by her dog and the first picture that caught my eye was her painting of that dog. Pet portraits can often be disappointing but this one stands out as exceptional. It tells us so much not only about a much loved and loving pet, but also about Sue’s exceptional abilities as an artist. Continue reading Profile on Sue Hardy
For an unforgettable exhibition and for a visit to a gallery which really does compete with Hauser and Wirth as a stunning setting, a visit to Messums at Tisbury is a must. The current INSTALLATION is by the little known in England but famous in the USA 71 yr old JUDY PFAFF . Designed for this exhibition and this setting by her in the beautiful tithe barn and adjoining modern gallery the result is amazing. To give you a taste here are some images. For more details visit MESSUMS WILTSHIRE.COM Continue reading Messums Tisbury SP3 6LW up to 26th Nov. JUDY PFAFF
Click on the page /menu heading to see 2017 Exhibition. All the images. With over two hundred works on display, this year’s exhibition is one we are proud of.
PRESS RELEASE: 165 ANNUAL OPEN EXHIBITION â€“ OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS
165 Annual Open Exhibition RWA, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1PX Continue reading RWA Submissions 2017 Now Open
Silk Painting. Create Something Beautiful
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.
To book your place call Margaret on 01963 32627.
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.
Continue reading Out of the Blue; The Story of Blue in Art. Review
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.