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 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→
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→
The sun certainly shone to give us a great day at Fletcher Robison and his wife Marie-Helene’s home at Lovington Mill. There they both made us all feel so welcome with Fletcher even providing us with sketch maps of possible sites. Continue reading A Great Day at Lovington Mill→
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.