Congratulations go to Sylvia Dyer for being awarded Joint 3rd prize with her painting “Bluebells” in a recent competition run by the Fine Arts Warehouse. She is now eagerly awaiting to receive her cheque so she can treat herself to some new paintbrushes.
More of her work will be on display at our Annual Art Exhibition this coming May 13th and 14th, of which there will be at least one or more of her bluebell paints for sale.
Talented artist LOUISE BURN-JONES is our AOTM for March 2023. Of her painting Lousie says:
“I have always loved drawing and studied art at A’ Level. I’ve done various projects since, such as designing wedding invitations for friends and I’ve painted a mural. When I found myself with more free time a few years ago I started taking art lessons and learnt how to really paint at Tracy Butler’s Love Art classes under the tutelage of Alex Small. Doing classes really opened up my world in terms of choice of subject, medium and method. I particularly enjoyed … Read full story
To see more the excellent work SAA Frome Valley Art Group creates, do visit our 27th Annual Art Exhibition 13th & 14th of May at the Greenfield Centre. Admission £1.00. Free parking, refreshments, and the opportunity to purchase some of the fabulous works that will be on display.
Last Friday, Frome Valley Art Group was entralled and entertained by professional artist Jantien Powell’s lively and colourful demonstration in mixed media. Read the full write-up here.
And why not come along to our 27th annual art exhibition on 12/13th May 2023 to see and purchase some of the fabulous work our group produces and for an opportunity to win this fabulous painting by Jantien.
Our new feature “Artist of the Month” on our website kicks starts our 2023 year by going live. Each month we will bring one of our group to the fore showcasing examples of their work. Many of the paintings shown will be available for purchase.
Why have we created this feature? Winterbourne is a small village in South Gloucestershire. Each year during May, the group holds its annual public art exhibition. We appreciate not everyone who would like to come, can. Either they live too far away, have no transport means or our dates do not suit. This feature is but one way of bringing our work to the wider public, and to encourage not only new members to join us, but to inspire people to paint regardless of level and talent. Painting is fun, at times frustrating, but is a great way to forget your worries and a marvellous stress reliever.
Our Annual Art Exhibition was held over 3 days from 13th to 15th of May. With over 200 visitors viewing the paintings over the weekend. The Preview Evening was well attended both by members and partners, and invited guests.
Over 200 paintings were on show, out of which 62 were sold, making this far and away the largest number of purchases for several years, and reflecting the increasingly high standard of work on display.
This most successful of exhibitions also raised £1,500.00 for our chosen charity: The British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal.
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