DEFINITELY STILL HERE, JULY 2020

Didn’t think our on-line Isolation Gallery would be on going for so long. No worries though, there is plenty of talent within the society to keep it going for many months yet. It’s so good to see new people coming along, interested in the society and eager to show us their work. Thank you to […]

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MAY’S ISOLATION GALLERY

Cannot believe June begins tomorrow, half way through the year!!!!   We’ve had some wonderful art works sent in for May’s  facebook page and this gallery. Thank you everyone for taking the trouble to email your works. It’s been good to see non members taking part. Hopefully they’ll all become members when we get going […]

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ISOLATION GALLERY, APRIL 2020

THANK YOU TO ALL THE MEMBERS WHO HAVE SENT IN PHOTOGRAPHS OF THEIR WORKS PRODUCED DURING LOCKDOWN OR MAYBE BEFORE. I HAVE EVEN HAD NON MEMBERS ASKING TO SUBMIT WORKS. I SAID YES, WHY NOT, LETS ENCOURAGE EVERYONE IT’S BEEN SO GOOD TO SEE THE VARIATIONS IN THE PAINTINGS. I HAVE ENOUGH PICS TO TAKE […]

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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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