Offer of Frames from Joe Bleasdale

 I have about 20 picture frames of various sizes wth glass and hardboard

or cardboard backing. They would be suitable for framing paintings in

pastel or watercolour. Would any BAS members be interested in

collecting them?   Joe Bleasdale Little Orchard, Hardway Bruton BA10 0LN

tel. 01749812393


BAS 18th January. Tim Craven on Camden Town Group and AGM

Thur 18 Jan 2018 Following our  well attended  A.G.M. (46) at which our constitution was ratified and two new members elected onto our committee, Dorrie Peat and Arabella Beveridge.                                                    
We had a TALK by: TIM CRAVEN
‘The Camden Town Group – the Foundation Stone of British Modern Art’  

Continue reading BAS 18th January. Tim Craven on Camden Town Group and AGM

Painting Course with David Cuthbert at Dillington. 2-4 Feb

“Telling tales in pictures”  A painting course with David Cuthbert.
This course to be held
at Dillington House  (near Ilminster) from Fri 2nd to Sun 4th February.

Finding a way to use memory, and to get imagination going – with reference to Goya, Picasso, Beckman, Kitaj, and Hockney.

 Using drawing, collage, and mixed media.
Prices : resident £321    Non resident 215  

To find out more and book a place call
Dillington House    01460  258648

Sue Edwards




James Russell – Ravilious a life in pictures. 7-12-2017

On Thursday 7th December the Bruton Art Society held its Christmas Party, at which new members were welcomed. We were also fortunate to receive an excellent lecture by James Russell on the work and life of the artist and designer Eric Ravilious. Ravilious was one of the most original and promising young artists in Britain in the 1930s. An official war artist in the Second World War his life was tragically cut short in a plane accident in 1942. Continue reading James Russell – Ravilious a life in pictures. 7-12-2017

Messums Tisbury SP3 6LW up to 26th Nov. JUDY PFAFF

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

Try Silk Painting with Margaret Kelly

 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.