"I have always enjoyed our SWA lunches, when we have a chance to socialise and get to know each other better. To-day was in a different league! It was lovely to see everyone again and I was touched to know that I was a "guest", thinking that this was because I became an Honorary Member when I left the Council.
SWA member Vanessa Jayne has won the World Art Vote (sponsor by MS Amlin) the National Open Art Competition. Jayne’s emotive painting ‘The Void’, was previously exhibited at the SWA Annual Exhibition 2015 and will be on show at Mercers' Hall, in the City of London from 27th October until 4th November.
Our very own Hazel Reeves SWA FRSA is the advisor to the Hove Plinth initiative, a community project that promises to bring inspiring sculptures to Brighton & Hove seafront. Showcasing new sculpture on the seafront could soon become a reality if the public get behind a fundraising drive in June to support Hove Plinth.
10 SWA Artists have kindly donated a piece of work for our Special Charity and Past Clients PV Evening 26 July 6.30 – 8.30 when Dame Zandra Rhodes will be our Guest of Honour.
Helen Sinclair, winner of the 2015 SWA £2,000 Fine Art Award will be exhibiting her sculpture ‘Another Door Opens’ at The SWA Annual Open Exhibition 28th July – 7th August at Mall Galleries, London SW1.
SWA member Patricia Clements won an award at this years’ Pastel Exhibition ( 2016), the Henri Roche award, it was called "Still life with dragons 11”.
This is the third year in succession she has had paintings shown at the annual Pastel Society exhibition at the Mall Gallery