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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

Wandsworth Artists’ Open House

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.

There is a downloadable trail map for the Putney Artists online – click here to find it!

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.

CALL FOR ARTISTS – FREE ENTRY! – Carnwath Road Hoardings Project

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). )




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