Programme of Events

Monday Evening Meetings

Programme for the Lawrence Society of Art

Monthly meetings are held in The Assembly Rooms, Town Hall, Devizes
and commence at 7.15pm
 
Annual Membership Subscription  
Adults: £20.00, there is an additional £2 per member when attending the monthly meetings.
Students: (aged 25 years and under) £6.00

Programme for 2018

3 September  Catherine Beale – Demonstration; Watercolour
Watercolourist Catherine will excite us with her special personal style of ‘Gravity Painting’! She has many paintings in galleries worldwide and now has a Studio/Gallery in Bath.
 
1 October  Paul Arnott – Demonstration; Acrylic/Gouache
Return of popular talented professional artist to create a seascape. Pick up more tips and hints from this versatile artist.
 
5 November  Ronald Swanwick – Talk; ‘From Impressionism to Modernism’
Professional painter and adult tutor for over 40 years, Ronald has Illustrated many books, undertaken murals and many commissions.
 
3 December  Annual General Meeting – Meet up for a Social Evening and ‘air’ your views of the Society!

                                     Programme for 2019

7 January  Bill Mather – Demonstration; Caricature
An interesting start to the year with multi-talented former creator of animation films, local artist and sculptor. Who will be the lucky subject?
 
4 February  Alan Padwick O.B.E. – Talk; Sir Thomas Lawrence – Royal Portrait Painter
So who is ‘Sir Thomas Lawrence’? Join us this evening and learn more about ‘Our Own Local hero’. Alan was our Chairman for many years and is a talented artist and accomplished speaker.
 
4 March  Dee Cowell – Demonstration; Mixed media
Be inspired by International artist, who will create ‘an African Scene’ for us. Dee gets her inspiration from living in Zimbabwe, South Africa and The Far East.
 
1 April  Max Hale – Critique
Return of another popular artist – What will he do next?  Bring your own special paintings for his constructive and qualified analysis. Look out for more information regarding this evening.
 
13 May  Phil Madley – Demonstration; Encaustic Wax 
An innovative, contemporary artist and teacher who will challenge your senses. Prepare to be amazed by this technique practiced by the Ancient Greeks; abstract, flowers, seascape and landscapes!
 
3 June  Paul Oakley – Demonstration; Oils
Creating a Sense of Place; a Semi-abstract landscape. Another talented member of our Society, Paul is also Chairman of The Marlborough Open Studios. 
 
1 July  Marie Antoniou – Demonstration; Acrylics
Bold colour in a contemporary impressionistic interpretation; A wildlife scene. Marie was Wildlife Artist of the Year (David Shepherd) in 2017 and
BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year in 2013. She is a regular contributor to ‘The Artist’.


No meetings are planned for August

Outings and additional workshops will be arranged subject to demand

Monthly meetings are held
in the Assembly Rooms, Town Hall, Devizes

and commence at 7.15 pm