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Annual Exhibition

SWA Annual Exhibition

The SWA annual exhibition will be held 3rd July 2017 to the 8th July 2017

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Jugs and Roses
 

Visitors to The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2017 we asked to vote for their favourite work in the show to decide the winner of the first Derwent Visitors’ Choice Award. Derwent have been sponsoring The Pastel Society since 2016.

The work with the most votes was: Jugs and Roses by Patricia Whiting.

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Patsy Whiting  
Kaija Bulbrook - Thought Lines 1
 
Thank you if you have already submitted but if you have not you still have until Thursday 23 March at noon. With the extra exhibiting galleries we will have this year having taken the prestigious Threadneedle Space there will be more opportunities for non members than ever before which always makes for an exciting show.
 
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Hazel Reeves  
Cracker Pakers Carlisle
 
On Wednesday, International Women's Day Carlisle Council and Pladis/McVities have announced Hazel’s Reeves as the artist selected to create the Cracker Packer statue for Carlisle.
 
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Hazel Reeves  
Diane Lawrenson' s Solo show
 
Diane Lawrenson SWA has the pleasure of announcing her solo exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings titled 'Nightmares and Demons' at the Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy, North Wales. Opening 25 March until 29 April (2017)
 
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Hazel Reeves  
21st National Open Art Competition Now Open
Royal Academician Hughie O’Donoghue, artist Jane McAdam Freud, former NOA winner Kelvin Okafor, gallery director Cynthia Corbett and filmmakers Elaine Pyke and Adam Saward are among the judges for the 21st National Open Art Prize.
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wax gestural model of Emmeline Pankhurst
Hazel’s striking vision – “Rise up, women” – for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue, captures the courage, determination and dignity of this extraordinary activist, as she calls on women in the crowd to rise up and demand their right to vote.

The shortlisted sculptors were asked to summarise their maquettes in just one sentence. The above, is mine.

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Patsy Whiting