Chairman Vernon Lever and members socialising during the tea break
15 March Annual General Meeting followed by a demonstration by Eleanor Mann.
19 April MARGARET GLASS is a Suffolk artist, internationally recognised as a painter in Pastels and oils. She was one of only 11 artists awarded the title ‘Maitre Pastelliste’ by the Societe des Pastellistes de France and tonight will give a pastel painting demonstration.
17 May MARIE ANTONIOU Marie’s painting is inspired by her love of wildlife and nature. She is a professional artist and tutor, painting mainly in acrylics. Her paintings are impressionistic interpretations conveying traditional subjects in a contemporary style. Expressive brushstrokes and bold colour define her paintings.
21 June JACQUIE JONES is a self-taught multimedia artist, hand painting clothes and scarves but best known for portraying horses, capturing their fluid movement and reflecting their elegance. Her compositions are full of energy and colour.
19 July VIC BEARCROFT A professional wildlife and pet portrait artist, Vic works in a wide range of media. He prefers to paint close up and intimate portraits aiming to capture not only the likeness of the subject but the life and soul in its eyes. Vic will give a wildlife painting in pastel.
19-28 Aug. Society’s annual art exhibition in St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church, Lavenham.
20 Sept. WILLIAM NEWTON Born and still living in Essex, this popular artist returns for another inspiring watercolour demonstration.
18 October SYLVIA PAUL Having studied at Colchester School of Art Sylvia has now been painting in mixed media and exhibiting for over 30 years across the UK and more recently Japan, where in a recent exhibition she sold 36 paintings in 3 days! Sylvia will give a mixed media demonstration.
15 Nov. HASHIM AKIB Now well known to Lavenham Art Society we are delighted to welcome Hash again for an acrylic painting demonstration. Immense impasto and vibrant colour distinguish Hash’s bold impressionistic paintings.
6 Dec. Club Christmas Celebration (to be arranged)
17 Jan 2018 PAUL VOUSDEN Paul paints regularly from life models and has held successful solo exhibitions. He is a past winner of the Rosemary Brushes prize for watercolour at the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists. Currently Paul is Artist in Residence at Quay Place, Ipswich. Paul will demonstrate a life drawing of a semi-clad lady.
21 Feb. JOHN TOOKEY is an artist accomplished in all mediums and aims to capture the essence of the subject rather than a very topographical likeness. The effects of light and atmosphere on a subject particularly interest him. John will give a watercolour demonstration.
21 March A.G.M demonstration by Anita Simmonds.