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
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 BAS visits the National Museum of Wales
The RWA is now accepting artist’s submissions for the 164 Annual Open Exhibition. Continue reading RWA 2016
Blandford Art Society have kindly invited BAS members to submit work for their annual exhibition. To see further details see here 2016 Open Ex Submission details rev180516 and for an application form click here.2016 Open Ex Submission details rev180516
Gwen Yarker, Inquisitive Eyes: Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex, Talk for the Bruton Art Society at the Shambles, Market House, Castle Cary, 19 April. Continue reading Gwen Yarker, Inquisitive Eyes: Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex,
The Easter school holidays offered an opportunity for Marie-Hélène and I to introduce Amelia, our 5 year old daughter and budding artist, to the Impressionists. Continue reading An Easter Break with the Impressionists. Fletcher Robinson
Lecture Reminder; Tuesday 19th April 2016, 2.00 for 2.30 p.m.
The Market House, Lower Woodcock Street, Castle Cary, BA7 7BH
‘Inquisitive Eyes: Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex’ by Gwen Yarker
Continue reading Next Lecture. BAS ‘Inquisitive Eyes: Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex’ by Gwen Yarker
Richard Constable, who died in September, was a great-great-grandson of John Constable. Continue reading Death of Richard Constable, Vice President of BAS