WSA, ‘WE’RE STILL HERE EXHIBITION!!’

WELL, WE CAN’T MEET UP, WE CAN’T DISCUSS OUR WORKS BUT WE CAN SHOW THEM.   THE FOLLOWING ARE IMAGES RECEIVED SINCE SELF ISOLATION TOOK HOLD. SOME ARE RECENTLY FINISHED, SOME ARE A LITTLE OLDER AND SOME ARE WORK IN PROGRESS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHOW YOUR WORK IN OUR ‘GALLERY’ EMAIL JPEGS TO  […]

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WSA NEWS, MARCH 2020

March 2020, micro newsletter. Dear all, As you would imagine, WSA is doing the sensible thing, following government guidelines and calling a halt to all meetings and activities for the time being Demonstrations have been cancelled for the next three months. We will let you know when they are up and running again. The award […]

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John Shakespeare demonstrates on Thursday 12th March 2020.

John Shakespeare, Thursday 12th march at St Martin’s Church Hall, 7.30pm. Having looked at John’s website I think we are in for an exceptional evening on Thursday of this week. I’ve taken this information from his site. ‘I went to Birmingham College of Art and Design 1963-68 and emerged with a Dip AD in Graphic […]

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OUR EVENING WITH CATHERINE BEALE

‘Gravity Painting’ Old and new members couldn’t fail to be impressed by our first demonstration of 2020. Catherine Beale, who’d travelled up from Bath to be with us, certainly began our year in fine style with her instructive and inspiring demonstration.             From the comments made afterwards she had certainly […]

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Thursday 9th January 2020, Catherine Beale demonstrates for WSA

‘FAST AND LOOSE IN WATERCOLOUR’. Our 2020 year is begun with Catherine Beale demonstrating for us.       I met Catherine at a small art/craft show in Bath just over a year ago and I was immediately struck by the way she used colour so vibrantly. Catherine is an experienced portrait painter and artist […]

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70th ANNUAL EXHIBITION, PRIVATE VIEW AND OPENING.

Last Thursday evening saw the official opening of the society’s 70th Annual Exhibition.  We were very fortunate to have local born, international artist, Andrew Tift open the exhibition.   In 2006 Andrew won first prize in the BP Portrait Award for his portrait of Kitty Godley, the first wife of artist Lucien Freud. This work […]

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WALSALL SOCIETY OF ARTISTS ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2019/2020

To conclude its 70th year the WSA will be holding their Annual Exhibition at the New Art Gallery, Walsall     As always our comments book will be available for visitors to write down their thoughts about the works in the exhibition. We welcome criticism as well as praise. There will also be voting slips […]

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Carol Hill demonstrates for WSA, November 14th.

Carol Hill, 7.30pm Thursday 14th November, St martin’s Church Hall, Walsall. Our final demonstrator of the year is  Carol Hill.   Carol is a member of the Society of Women Artists and the RBSA, she is also president of the Matlock Artists Society. Her passion for painting began while she was living in the far East […]

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A NEW VENTURE FOR WALSALL SOCIETY OF ARTISTS

‘YOUNG PEOPLE’S ART COMPETITION.’ An exciting venture for WSA is our ‘Young People’s Art Competition’.  This month we shall be contacting various schools in Walsall and surrounding areas to let them know about the competition and invite them to take part. We are very aware of the curriculum constraints and the fact that some schools […]

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Thursday 10th October, David Gleeson demonstrates still life in oils.

This Thursday, 10th October, at 7.30pm, we welcome David Gleeson as our demonstrator to give us an insight to painting a still life using oils.   David is a widely exhibited artist in the UK, the USA and Johannesburg and he has works in many corporate collections. He’s had works in the National Portrait Gallery, […]

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