Congratulations to our leader Barbara Moody for being given a Pride of Swindon certificate 2017 for recognition of her 15 or so years of running our art group, inspiring artists, organising art trips, demonstrations, exhibitions, competitions and much more.
Demonstration by artists Hashim Akib and Marie Antoniou
hashimakib.co.uk & marieantoniou.com
Marie will be doing a wildlife picture
Hashim will be doing a portrait
They will be both demonstrating at Haydon Artists Society art group
When:Thursday, 17 November 7 PM till 9 PM.
Where: The North Swindon Library,
The Orbital Shopping Centre,
Please also note this additional local event at the White Horse Bookshop, Marlborough, SN8 1HN on Saturday the 19th November 2016
There will be an exhibition, book signing and demonstration
Our exhibition at the West Swindon Library is coming to a close this weekend on Saturday at 4pm.
Entry is FREE and there are many brilliant pieces of work for sale.
We hope you can pop along and be inspired!
On June 18th our art group went to Nature in Art in Gloucestershire.
We met and spoke to artist Simon Williams
Artist in Residence
Simon Williams trained in natural history illustration at the Arts Institute in Bournemouth from 1996 – 2000. A National Diploma course place was offered to Simon straight from school at 16 years old based on his portfolio without the need for any foundation courses. This lead to him being able to start a career at a very young age and after furthering his training into a Higher National Diploma he submitted work to the Society of Botanical Artists in 2000,...