Thursday 12 April, Angela Gaughan, watercolour and acrylics

This month we shall have Angela Gaughan demonstrating for us. Although Angela has been fortunate to work with numerous artists who have influenced her development she has developed her own style and techniques. She has exhibited widely and has many paintings in private collections around the world. last year she was awarded the David Shepherd […]

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LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL EXHIBITION, WELL WORTH A VISIT

(words from Lichfield Cathedral’s website)   IMAGINING THE CRUCIFIXION  Wednesday 14 February – Monday 2 April | 09.30 – 16.30 (limited on Sundays) Imagining the Crucifixion is the first part of a two-year creative journey that explores a contemporary interpretation of Christ’s journey to the Cross. Through a series of stunning and diverse contemporary approaches, viewers are given […]

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Thursday 8th March, Mike Thompson, Watercolour Landscape

This week at Walsall Society of Artists we have Mike Thompson visiting us again. Mike initially served a six year apprenticeship as a colour re-toucher, working on glass in the printing industry. He was also a member of the Society of Lithographic Artists, Designers and Engravers. Many WSA members possibly remember him as the artist […]

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ART MEETS TECHNOLOGY

A big thank you to Jason Reakes for sitting through WSA’s AGM before finishing off the evening with his talk  about ‘Art Meets Technology’ or, as we all expected, digital art. Although information has been given in previous newsletters I don’t think it whetted the appetite for digital work as much as Jason’s talk and […]

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GRAYSON PERRY in Birmingham

  Grayson Perry Grayson Perry is an award-winning artist; Bafta-winning TV presenter; Reith Lecturer and bestselling author with traditional masculine traits including having the desire to “always be right and to overtake all other cyclists when going up big hills”. Grayson discusses “cultural division” in the topsy turvy world of Brexit, Trump and whatever else is thrown at us before November. […]

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ENTER SKY LANDSCAPE/PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2019

Sky Arts: Portrait Artist & Landscape Artist of the Year Competitions Do you have what it takes to be Sky Arts Artist of the year?  You could win £10,000 commission from a major British institution and £500 worth of art materials from Cass Arts.  Enter with a self-portrait or a landscape painting depending in which […]

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Exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci works .

Works by da Vinci to go on show around the country According to the Guardian newspaper today the Queen has the greatest collection of Leonardo da Vinci drawings in the world. In 2019 this collection will go on display to mark the 500th anniversary of his death.  There will be 12 simultaneous exhibitions of 12 […]

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ATRIUM GALLERY EXHIBITION

WSA members exhibit at the Atrium Gallery.   The Park Hall artists group, which include several members of Walall Society of Artists, are holding an exhibition of their work at the Atrium Gallery, Blakenall. The exhibition runs until 5th March 2018

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Thursday 8th February 2018, Jason Reakes, Digital Art

On Thursday evening this week we will have Jason Reakes sharing our AGM evening.   Jason will be informing us about Digital Art. Several of us saw Jason demonstrate this art form at Curborough Featival of Artists last year and we were very impressed. We thought it only right that this art medium should be […]

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An evening with James Skerrett.

Apparently I missed a very entertaining evening last Thursday when James Skerrett demonstrated at WSA. I’ve been told that everyone present (34) thoroughly enjoyed it.  James demonstrated his skill of ceramic painting using plates and tiles. Two of the tiles he is firing – one is of a dog (one of our members had a […]

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