Our next exhibition:

Autumn Exhibition, Bear Steps Gallery, Shrewsbury
Monday 30th September to Saturday 12th October (not Sunday)

Our two annual exhibitions:

The Society presents two annual exhibitions of members’ work, when both framed and unframed art works are for sale to the public. The Summer Exhibition takes place at St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury —world famous for its stained glass— in June and July and the Autumn Exhibition is held at The Bear Steps, Shrewsbury — an historic timber-framed gallery.

At the Summer Exhibition two prizes are awarded. The Judy Townsend Memorial Prize is given for a painting chosen by the Townsend family, for a painting showing an innovative approach or a strong design element… a painting that they feel Judy Townsend would have herself loved and said ‘Wow!’ about. The People’s Prize is awarded to the painting receiving the most votes from visitors to the exhibition.

At the Autumn Exhibition The R Harrison and H Walker Prize is awarded for the painting that, in the opinion of the adjudicator, best reflects the Shropshire countryside. Our most recent prize winners are:

‘Saturday evening’ by Kirsty Pankhurst, winner of The Judy Townsend Memorial Prize 2019
‘View from the Long Mynd’, by Alex Adams, winner of The R Harrison and H Walker Prize 2018

Our other exhibitions:

In addition we have a small permanent exhibition (two or three members exhibit each month) in St. Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury, and we plan to hold exhibitions in other Shropshire towns in the future.

Image of SAS permanent exhibition space in St. Mary's Church, Shrewsbury, 2019
Shropshire Art Society permanent exhibition space in St. Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury

Our Exhibition Preview Guest List

If you’d like to be added to the guest list for previews of future exhibitions, please let us know as we will be delighted to hear from you.