WSA and Data Protection

9thMay 2018   Dear Members, As you are no doubt aware, data protection regulations change in this country on 25May 2018. From that date the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes current.   As WSA, as an organisation, holds personal data involving your names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses, I am making you […]

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A request for more Creative Minds Artists.

  WSA have recieved this request. If anyone is interested please contact CREATIVE MINDS.       Creative Minds Artist Are you a passionate artist looking for an opportunity that fits around your lifestyle and commitments? Creative Minds is a social enterprise and nationwide community of artists delivering empowering and therapeutic art sessions to care […]

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Guest demonstrator on 10 May, Jayne Good.

This Thursday, WSA welcomes Jayne Good as our meeting’s demonstrator. Jayne has worked using various paint mediums but once she discovered the Bob Ross technique she was hooked. She is now a certified instructor in the Bob Ross Technique. Jayne teaches a range of workshops and undertakes regular work with people who have suffered strokes […]

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ARTS FOR LIFE. 16th May 2018

‘Arts for Life‘ is the title given to the event which is taking place at St Giles Hospice on Wednesday 16th May 2018 between 4pm and 8pm. As the handbill states it is celebrating arts and crafts at St Giles Hospice. Many people are involved from professional artists, several art societies and pupils from  local […]

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WE’RE AT CURBOROUGH FESTIVAL OF ARTISTS THIS WEEKEND.

It took about 3 hours to get our marquee area ready for the Festival opening today. We’ve had lots of visitors today, looking at our work and asking about the society, so it was time well spent. We’ll be back again tomorrow and Monday hopefully to welcome even more visitors and introduce them to Walsall […]

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CURBOROUGH FESTIVAL OF ARTIST, MAY 2018

May Bank Holiday weekend sees the return of the ‘Festival of Artists’ at Curborough Countryside Centre, Lichfield. Throughout the weekend artists will be exhibiting their works and demonstrating their techniques from 10am to 4pm each day. This will be the second year that Walsall Society of Artists has been represented at the festival. Their marquee […]

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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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