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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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Alumni and Art Party Videos Premiered at Bantock

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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Spreading the love of Art at Merridale School

Spreading the love of Art at Merridale School

During the Autumn term we are continuing to donate inspirational art books to schools, begining with a visit to Merridale Primary school in Aspen Way. Headteacher, Simon Lane was most welcoming and highly delighted with the collection of books we were able to present...

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Spreading the love of Art at Claregate Primary School

Spreading the love of Art at Claregate Primary School

Last term we visited Claregate Primary School to deliver a set of promised books.  The headteacher, Mick Murphy welcomed us and took us to an area that was covered in paintings produced by the pupils, showing how important art is to a rounded education. We met and...

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