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Lesley Dabson has started using Moo.com for her square cards. There are some great discounts available at the moment: check it out!Good Luck and have fun.
SoFAP members John Paul and Dennis Gilbert are among the artists featured in the Small Paintings Group exhibition at
The Piers Feetham Gallery
The Piers Feetham Gallery in Fulham Road is showing new paintings by our members from the 8th of December 2016 to 18th January 2017.
Please note: The gallery will be closed Saturday 24th of December to Tuesday 3rd of January.
Opening Times: Tuesday to Friday 10am – 6pm Saturday 10am – 1pm
475 Fulham Road
Faye Haskins will holding an Open Studio in her Pimlico based printmaking and painting studio on Friday 25th November 5-9pm and Saturday 26th 11-7pm.
Basement studio, 61 Warwick Way, Pimlico, sw1v 1qr
Also on offer are printmaking sessions 1:1 or 2:1.
( I may be able to squeeze in 3:1… details to be discussed if there is interest)
SOFAP members are offered a 25% discount off their first booking.
Our first Atelier Session takes place this Friday, 7 October from 9.30 – 12.30.
We meet in the Community Room next to the All Saints Church just north of Putney Bridge. Free wifi is available, and tea and coffee will be provided. There is no tutor: bring your own art project and materials and work in your own style. Those attending make a small contribution of £5 or £10 each.
There will be another session on Friday 4th November.
Wandsworth is having its Artists’ Open House on the weekends of 1/2 and 8/9 October.
Over 100 local artists are opening their homes and exhibition spaces to the public, including SoFAP members Angela Wilkes and Mandana Khonsari.
Angela Wilkes will be at the Scout Hut in Putney with 10 others the first weekend only.
Full information can be found at www.wandsworthart.com.
SoFAP members and all artists living and working in Hammersmith & Fulham are invited to join in this new and exciting opportunity to show their work on Tideway’s Carnwath Road Riverside Hoarding (just north of Wandsworth Bridge) – see SoFAP’s Facebook page video for a view of the site. The details of the project and how to apply to enter this exhibition can be downloaded HERE – please read carefully and use the form at the end to enter, sending your application to:
The application form can be copied and pasted onto a Word document, filled in electronically and then emailed as an attachment to the address above. (The form is available as a separate downloadable file HERE (APPLICATION FORM). )
Several SoFAP members took part in this year’s Pintar Rapido event and very much enjoyed it. It took place over the weekend of 16-17 July, with a public exhibition and sale at Chelsea Old Town Hall. A full report will appear in the next SoFAP Newsletter, but here are some pictures of the event:
THIS WEEK ONLY! DON’T MISS….
The Small Paintings Group 21st Anniversary Exhibition
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)
Romaine Dennistoun, who specialises in painting animals and birds, has recently been appointed Artist in Residence at the Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre. You can see her talking about her work on this YouTube video: