Autumn Exhibition 2017 – our winner!

by Webmaster on October 10, 2017

What a lovely day we were blessed with for our Autumn Exhibition Social at The Bear Steps Gallery, and we had a great turn out! Members and guests viewed the exhibition over a glass of wine and nibbles. It was a very happy occasion.

SAS Autumn Exhibition 2017

SAS Autumn Exhibition 2017, Social and Award presentation

Our Adjudicator for the R Harrison and H Walker Prize was Di Purser – thank you so much Di! For the picture that best reflects the Shropshire countryside, she chose Frank Hilton’s acrylic painting “Stiperstones from Rowley”. The silver salver was presented by our President, Jean Hammond, to Frank; photos of the presentation are thanks to Anne Linton. Congratulations Frank!

The winning painting, “Stiperstones from Rowley” by Frank Hilton

The Exhibition runs until 3pm on Saturday 14th October, open daily this week from 10am to 4pm. Thank you to our Exhibition Secretary John Willetts for all his hard work, and to everyone else who has helped. Also to all our artists for taking part and exhibiting their work. Without you there would be no exhibition!

It’s a floral start to the Saturday Workshop season!

September 8, 2017

The Society’s season of Workshops and Classes was launched on Saturday September 2nd when the Saturday Workshop members met for the first time this season. A colourful display of flowers brought mainly from members’ gardens provided the subject matter for our painting and a consideration of two different traditions of Flower Painting. The session began […]

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Liverpool, Tate, Dix and Sander make a wonderful day for the SAS!

July 26, 2017

Liverpool was the chosen venue for this year’s Annual Summer Gallery visit. 40 members and friends arrived at the Tate Liverpool in time for coffee on a glorious sunny morning. The main focus of the visit was an exhibition of the work of the German artist, Otto Dix and his contemporary, the photographer, August Sander. […]

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Summer Exhibition 2017 – we have a winner!

June 27, 2017

The Annual Exhibition Summer Social was held on Saturday 25th June in Trinity Chapel at St Mary’s Church. At this well attended event, members and friends were able to view the work on display, enjoy drinks and meet some of the artists. They were welcomed by the Chairman, Wilf Langford who thanked John Willetts for […]

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Join us on Facebook!

June 2, 2017

At the beginning of May 2017, we launched two Groups on Facebook. The first group is called ‘Shropshire Art Society – Members’ (click HERE to visit the Group and once there, click JOIN). You will need to be ‘signed up to’ and logged into Facebook to see the page. This is a ‘closed’ group, with […]

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The Skelwith Bridge Annual Paintaway 2017

May 15, 2017

This year’s Annual Paintaway saw members returning to the popular Skelwith Bridge Hotel, scene of several previous Art Society visits. Arriving by car for a 4 night stay, some 20 members were soon installed in this comfortable and welcoming small hotel, situated at the foot of the dramatic Langdale Valley. The area within easy reach […]

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The wonderful inaugural Judith Moy Annual Lecture

May 9, 2017

On the evening of 5th May 2017, over fifty members and friends gathered at the attractive Trinity Centre in Meole Brace to enjoy the first of the Judith Moy Annual Lectures. This event has been established to commemorate the very significant contribution made by Judith over many years to the life and development of the […]

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A Lifetime’s Work – in memory of Judith Moy

April 21, 2017

“A Lifetime’s Work” was a sale of paintings and art materials gifted by the late Judith Moy, held on Saturday 1st April 2017. At noon on Saturday 1st April the doors of the spacious Allington Hall at Shrewsbury Schools opened to welcome the many friends and admirers of the artist, Judith Moy. They were there […]

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Shropshire Artists love London 2017

March 20, 2017

53 members and friends have just returned from another SAS Annual Gallery Weekend, this year a return to London, again basing ourselves at the very conveniently situated Mercure Bloomsbury Hotel in the heart of that attractive district. Travel with Longmynd Coaches was as usual comfortable and efficiently organised to maximise our city stay. After a […]

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Pre-Christmas cheer at the Riverside

December 9, 2016

On a beautifully bright and sunny 1st of December morning, some 45 members and friends gathered for a return visit to the very welcoming Riverside Inn, Cound, for our annual Pre-Christmas Lunch. Thanks to Peter and his staff, we enjoyed an excellent meal and and lively social occasion, marking a very successful first half to […]

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