These are held on the second Wednesday of most months at St Georges Hall, Tiverton. Doors open at 6.45pm, for meetings between 7.00pm and 9.00pm.
These meetings include demonstrations, talks and critiques of members’ work by professional artists.
We have a tea/coffee break at about 8pm for members to chat and socialise, for about 20 minutes.
There are no meetings in April or August, when exhibitions are held, and November’s meeting hosts the AGM and Bring and Share Supper
|8th January||Social + Questions and answers by members of the Society||To start the New Year, we are going to have a little social evening, so bring some finger food to share and think of some questions you may have about your art work, lets use the knowledge within the Society to answer them.|
|12th February||Landscape in acrylics||Matthew Davidison|
|11th March||Critique of Members' Work||Gil Armstrong-Williams|
|10th June||Seascapes on paper||Belinda Reynell|
|8th July||The Reg Cull Memorial Prize for Black & White Drawing.||TBA||(One piece of work per member)|
|9th September||Pastels - Birches by the river||Lynda Kettle|
|14th October||Talk about the Rev Swete (TBC)||Ray Balkwill|
|11th November||AGM||Bring and Share Supper||Also includes voting for the Alan Rigby award, best picture developed from sketches and photos from the sketching days and painting holiday.|
Monthly Art Challenge
Each month we set an ‘Art Challenge’ with the winner to be voted on by the members at the meeting. Rules are:
1. Subject to be announced at each meeting for the next meeting (see list below)
2. Prize will be a certificate
3. Winners will be selected by members votes (as per the Alan Rigby award) 4. Artwork does not have to be new, it can be one of your older works
5. Paintings, drawings and 3D
6. Artwork does not need to be framed, but should be well presented
7. These rules may change as we learn and adapt!
|November 2019||None (AGM and Alan Rigby Award)|
|January 2020||New Beginnings|
|March 2020||None (members critique)|
|April 2020||No meeting|
|July 2020||None (Reg Cull award)|
|August 2020||No meeting|
The Reg Cull Memorial Award: £25, awarded at the July meeting, by the invited guest, for the best black and white drawing or painting submitted that evening. One submission per member.
The Alan Rigby Award: £25, awarded for the best picture developed from sketches and photos from the sketching days and painting holiday.
Sales Table Held at the May and October meetings. Members’ ‘Bring and Buy’ of art materials, books etc. No commission.