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Visit to Southampton City Art Gallery

13-6-18. A great day for 32 of us in Southampton.  The sun shone, the coach was comfortable and took 1.5 hrs each way and we all had a relaxed day talking to each other and absorbing the art.

Southampton City Art Gallery is a large, grandly arched building which provides plenty of space to show two exhibitions by visiting artists,  for us Kelly Richardson and George Shaw. Continue reading Visit to Southampton City Art Gallery

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


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

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.