A society for practising artists in all media

and all levels

 

Coxwell Room,Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane

Cirencester

 

Our Society is open to all artists whatever standard and including beginners.

 

With over 50 members, who share a wide range of experience and expertise in many different media, ranging from the professional to beginners.

 

Meetings include lectures and demonstrations by professional and amateur artists. In addition,  a group of members meet on Tuesday mornings (not 1st in the month) from 10.00am to 12noon in Watermoor Hall, Watermoor Road, Cirencester to paint and draw in a very friendly atmosphere. Attendance fees are collected to cover the cost of hiring the Hall.

 

There are opportunities to exhibit in two local venues, one of which is the hospital, throughout the year. Major exhibitions are mounted each year.

 

Monthly meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7.00pm in Baptist Church from September to May.

 

Visitors and guests are always welcome. A donation of £5 is usually requested.

 

Subscription for the year is currently £25 and attendance fee for each demonstration is £2. Refreshments are free.

 

If you wish to contact us and can't see the menu on your device please click  the  three bars in top corner.
 

 

 

Please look at our  Gallery of Pictures which shows just a sample of the art of our members (also accessed by clicking the 3 bars)

 

Our next meeting will be  on Tuesday February 1st at 7.00pm

Benoit Philippe who will be demonstrating a landscape in Oil.

 

 

Benoit is a Parisian born artist who works with oils, pastels, and watercolors. He now lives and paints in the United Kingdom while also authoring an excellent art blog entitled My French Easel.

His artwork as “influenced by the French Impressionist painters and the way they played with light and colours.”

  Visitors most welcome to join.

This will be a fascinating evening

 

Programme for 2022

 

 

Jan 4th            Fiona James                           “The Camden Town Group- painters of pre-war London Life”

                                   

 

 Feb 1st      Benoit Philipe                    “ Landscape in OIL alla Prima “                                                                 

 

 

March 1ST  Christopher Ronus            “Painting illustrations with watercolours”

 

 

April 5th        AGM and

 

                 Catherine Beales               “Atmospheric Watercolour Landscapes “

 

 

May 3rd     Carole Staines                   “Flowers with attitude!”

 

 

June 7th     Hashim Akib                    Vibrant Acrylics” 

 

 

July 5th      Clive Eastland                “Pastels Seascape”