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President: Soraya French 
Exec. Secretary: Rebecca Cotton
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Congratulations to Caroline de Peyrecave SWA on her Award from The Painter Stainers Company for her painting of Major James Lyon which is being exhibited at the Armed Forces Art Society at the Mall Galleries, London.

As most of you know I completed my MFA at Wimbledon last month, where I sold one of my pieces to the Landmark Collection during the degree show. I was then approached by the Young Masters Prize to participate in their show with the Sphinx Gallery in October in which new work is hung alongside works by Old Masters – I will be responding to a work by Joshua Reynolds.

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Our member Sue Howells has had 2 watercolours accepted at this years R.A Summer exhibition. This really is quite an achievement.

The Gresley Society Trust has commissioned Hazel Reeves SWA FRSA to create a bronze statue of Sir Nigel Gresley (1876-1941), the eminent railway engineer.

At the end of last year we said a sad farewell to Kathleen Elizabeth Grabowska nee Boddie

I'm delighted to announce that I've been commissioned by Oxford University Press to do the illustration for the 2016 Oxford Almanack. The Almanack was first published in 1674 and has been published annually since 1676. Engravers and artists have included James BasireMichael BurghersJ.M.W. Turner, and John Piper.

Caroline de PerycaveCaroline de Peyrecave SWA is on a three week painting trip in Botswana and Zimbabwe painting local people and landscapes.  She is particularly interested in Albinos in Bulawayo.

Caroline de Peyrecave's portrait of Lt Dougie Dalzell MC was featured on BBC One's Inside Out on the 27th October to help promote the

Patsy Whiting SWA won third prize in a recent Derwent Prize Exhibition and also received