Demonstrations and Events Programme

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The society makes best use of the excellent facilities in the Village Hall and projects the demonstrations onto a large screen so that everyone has a clear view of the artist at work.
Lavenham Art Society Programme 2021



March 17th A.G.M - Cancelled

April 21st Denise Allen Mixed Media - CANCELLED
Denise works in a variety of media and says she doesn’t want to be restricted by style or subject. Denise runs workshops and painting classes in the UK and abroad and is well known for her inspiring informative approach.

www.deniseallen.co.uk

May 19th Geoff Thorpe Oils with palette knife - CANCELLED
Multi talented East Anglian Artist who works in mixed media, oils, pastels, pen and wash and watercolours. His preferred subjects are landscapes and woodland scenes. Geoff is a well known tutor and President of Dovercourt Art Club. Tonight he will give us an oil demonstration with palette knife.

June 16th Jacquie Jones Watercolour - "Race Horses"- CANCELLED
Jacquie is a Newmarket artist whose special horse portraits which capture their movement perfectly, exist in homes in this country and abroad. She is very easily recognised by her colourful and slightly eccentric clothes and her interest in fashion has led her to design hand painted scarves, and clothes.

July 21st Trevor Osbourne Watercolour and Pastels - CANCELLED
Essex born artist, at the age of 16 Trevor won the National English School Portrait Competition. After studying Graphic Art at college, went on to teach mostly art based subjects. He has worked as a professional artist since 2011.
His subjects include figure work and portraiture and he has a fascination for light on water and the maritime environment.

www.trevorosbourneartist.co.uk

August 14th – 30th Art Society Annual Exhibition, Lavenham Church

September 15th - Stephen Martyn - Watercolour
Stephen is based in the county of Norfolk, the inspiration for his watercolours comes directly from the landscape, wherever he happens to be. He now spends a lot of time giving tuition to others, in the hope that art will be as life changing for them as it has been for him. Stephen's paintings are in private collections around the world and he has exhibited at numerous East Anglian venues, as well as national exhibitions in Yorkshire and London. Over the years several of his paintings have been selected for exhibition with the Royal Watercolour Society at the Bankside Gallery, London.

SEPTEMBER 25th Andrew Pitt: Watercolour Workshop 10.00am - 16.00pm - THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED

www.andrewpitt.co.uk

October 20th Paul Alcock Landscape in oils
Paul paints a wide range of subjects and aims to create art work that is a lively response to his surroundings and which celebrate the world as he sees it. He was one of few artists selected to paint live during the BBC coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

www.paulalcockartist.co.uk

November 17th John Glover Landscape in Oils
John is another artist returning by popular demand. He is a renowned prize winning portrait artist who is also a wonderful landscape painter. Which tonight is his subject of choice.

www.johngloverportraits.co.uk

December 8th Christmas Lunch - PLEASE NOTE THE 2021 LAS CHRISTMAS LUNCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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January 19th John Tookey Watercolour
Award winning East Anglian Artist, John is famous for watercolours sparkling with light. He prefers to paint en plein air using mostly just two brushes, a number 20 and a 16. He has contributed to several publications including International Artist, Artists and Illustrators Magazine and The Artist.

February 16th Hashim Akib Acrylic Painting
Well known talented artist and popular demonstrator returns this evening for another of his fascinating acrylic paintings in which, from seemingly muddled slashes and daubs of colour applied with 3-4 inch brushes emerges a wonderful piece of art, capturing the original image in glowing colours and sparkling light.

www.hashimakib.co.uk

MARCH 16th Annual General Meeting and Demonstration by Peter Partington - Wildlife
Peter has exhibited at the RSPB, The British Trust for Ornithology, and the Society of Wildlife Artists. He has also established a reputation for illustration, having illustrated both wildlife and art books. He has written books on the art of drawing and painting and illustrated many more on wildlife, including the recent ‘Secret Lives ’ series published by Helm.
He has lived and worked in Suffolk for nearly forty years finding enormous inspiration in its light, landscape, birds and animals. Peter's first love is painting in watercolour but has been exploring working with oils more recently.

April 21st Denise Allen Mixed Media
Denise works in a variety of media and says she doesn’t want to be restricted by style or subject. Denise runs workshops and painting classes in the UK and abroad and is well known for her inspiring informative approach.

May 18th Geoff Thorpe Oils with palette knife
Multi talented East Anglian Artist who works in mixed media, oils, pastels, pen and wash and watercolours. His preferred subjects are landscapes and woodland scenes. Geoff is a well known tutor and President of Dovercourt Art Club. Tonight he will give us an oil demonstration with palette knife.

June 15th Ian McManus Watercolour

July 20th John Shave and Sue Williams

August 13th – 29th Art Society Annual Exhibition, Lavenham Church

September 21st - David Hyde Acrylics - Landscape

October 19th Keith Hornblower Pastels

November 16th Graham Webber Seascape in Oils

December 7th Christmas Lunch

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January 18th Marie Antoniou wildlife in acrylics

February 15th Margare Glass pastels

MARCH 15th Annual General Meeting