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Centenary Exhibtion Event – Themed Sketching

Centenary Exhibtion Event – Themed Sketching

We had another excellent Drawing Day at the Gallery on Saturday with our model posing in short trendy frocks complete with ankle socks and an umbrella! Followed by a challenging intricately Bridget Riley, abstract patterned vinyl raincoat - perfect 60s attire. We were...

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Speaker Meeting – Critique

Speaker Meeting – Critique

The Society’s critique night 15/1/2020 was arguably the best yet. Not only because of the high quality of the numerous works brought along by members, nor because of the diversity of styles and techniques mastered by them; it was also the interaction amongst members...

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History of the Society – Centenary Book Launch

History of the Society – Centenary Book Launch

Saturday 11th January 2020 saw the official launch of our book publication at the Wolverhampton Art Gallery in the Alumni Room. The book ‘Wolverhampton Society of Artists 1919 – 2019’ was co-written by Brendan Flynn and Keith Oram and financed by Heritage Lottery...

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You Tube Video – Alumni and Art Party

You Tube Video – Alumni and Art Party

By clicking the attached links set out below Members can now access the You Tube Videos produced by Chris Manley which highlights some of the Artwork created by the Alumni Sculptors of the Society. There is also a a short film again produced by Chris, with the kind...

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WSA Christmas Social 11th December 2019

WSA Christmas Social 11th December 2019

Our Christmas social this year took the form of an Art Quiz compiled by Annette Hughes who although she was unable to be with us, provided us with a comprehensive range of challenging and entertaining questions. The evening was a great success. I tried very hard to be...

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Centenary Exhibition Now Open

Centenary Exhibition Now Open

From the Chair of the Wolverhampton Society of Artists Carol Widenbar. The Centenary Exhibition is now well and truly underway and has been extremely well received by all who have attended so far. If you haven’t visited the Wolverhampton Art Gallery yet then I can...

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You Tube Video – Alumni and Art Party

Alumni and Art Party Videos Premiered at Bantock

Showing of the Alumni Video and ‘Celebrating the first 100 years of the WSA’ Art Party Video premiered at the Tractor Shed, Bantock last Wednesday 20th November 2019 We had a great turn out to see the first showing of the video films which will be on display to the...

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PASTEL PORTRAIT WORKSHOP – with Tina Willis-Jones

PASTEL PORTRAIT WORKSHOP – with Tina Willis-Jones

What a wonderful way to spend a cold, dark and damp Saturday 23rd  November 2019 at the Tettenhall Institute.  Armed with sanguine pencils, charcoal and pastel chalks we set about looking at the skeleton of the human head and muscles. Then, using the Reilly Method, we...

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Spreading the love of Art at St Matthias School

Spreading the love of Art at St Matthias School

The latest in our placement of Art books was to St Matthias School, the second secondary school to receive them. We had contacted the Head of Art, Kate Collins, to ask what type of books she might like for the school and were delighted to be able to supply all the...

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Guest Speaker Evening – Ian Andrews

Guest Speaker Evening – Ian Andrews

Guest Speaker Evening – 16 October 2019 Ian Andrews – Drawing Links between Fine Art and Particle Physics Ian began his presentation for the evening by providing a flavour of the work that led up to his collaborative exhibition with Birmingham University entitled ‘The...

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12th and 13th October – Open Studios 2019

12th and 13th October – Open Studios 2019

Open Studio was again a great success - many thanks and congratulations to Lindsay Pritchard and all who helped to set it up.  Thanks also to all artists in their own studios for contributing to a marvellous and most rewarding weekend. More images and comments can be...

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