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Welcome To SOFAP News

This page is designed for both your individual news (exhibitions, awards, fun events that are likely to be of interest to fellow members) and items from the committee.  To have your news uploaded, please prepare no more than 50 words (with details of any web links), a jpeg image wherever possible and email to: patricia@patriciawatson.co.uk,  maryashbyart@gmail.com or rowena126@tiscali.com

SoFAP Members at the Small Paintings Group exhibition


The Small Paintings Group 21st Anniversary Exhibition

John Paul

The show includes work by 35 distinguished artists, many from the RA, NEAC, RBA, & RWS.SoFAP members who are exhibiting there are Dennis Gilbert, John Paul, and Roy Pettitt.

8th to 14th August 2016
Gallery 54, 54 Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QX

Tel 020 7491 7322 (during exhibition only)

Amateur artists to appear on the BBC – apply now!!!

SoFAP members: here is your big opportunity!!

BBC One is planning a new series which will see amateur artists being mentored by some of the leading names in visual art.  School of Art is a primetime series scheduled for later this year and they are looking for anyone with a huge talent and enormous potential to apply.

The programme is open to anyone who over 16 and a resident in the UK.

Applications close on 10 June, so act fast.

Further details can be found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/takepart/bbc_painting_show

Chris Steadman to exhibit with the UK Coloured Pencil Society

Chris Steadman has had his work , St Mary’s Church, Putney, selected for the 2016 UK Coloured Pencil Society annual open exhibition for the category of ‘River Thames’. This category is a special one for the 15th anniversary of the society.

The exhibition will run from 4 – 14 May 2016 and is being held at The Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU.

Cards and prints of Chris’s work will be available at the gallery during the exhibition.