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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Thursday 12th September 2019 sees John Horton demonstrate for WSA.

JOHN HORTON, 7.30pm, THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER   This month John Horton will be demonstrating a landscape with birds for WSA.                    John’s favourite medium is watercolour and his art covers a wide variety of subject matter from general landscape and wildlife through to animal portraiture. He specialises […]

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Thursday 8th August 2019, ADRIAN CLAMP demonstrates ‘Portraits in Acrylics’.

Local artist Adrian Clamp is our demonstrator on Thursday from 7.30 to 9.30pm.  Although he works in a variety of mediums using different subject matter, he will be demonstrating portrait painting using acrylics for us. Adrian began exhibiting his works after leaving art college. On the strength of his exhibitions he gained his first job […]

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COMPLIMENTS GALORE

‘WALSALL TO WESTON’ exhibition. Our exhibition at the Granary gallery certainly drew the visitors on Sunday. They began arriving well before the 2pm opening.                                                               […]

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Thursday 11th July, CLAIRE COOPER-WALSH.

Transformations, mixed media.   Admiring the work of Hundertwasser, I am very much looking forward to the demonstration this week. Claire lived and worked in Scotland for 18 years, before moving to Worcestershire in 2010. She has worked in a variety of media including textiles and printmaking. Over the last 10 years she has worked […]

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THE GRANARY GALLERY, HANGING OUR ‘WALSALL TO WESTON’ EXHIBITION.

WSA’s ‘Walsall to Weston’ exhibition, 29th June -30th July.   A big thank you to all the artists who managed to get to The Granary Gallery, Weston Park by the 10.30 deadline to deliver their works. Selection took place as the works were being registered so the ‘hanging committee’ were able to crack on with […]

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