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Upcoming LAS events:
** 2nd March - Annual General Meeting

Monday, 27 February 2017

Spotlight: Ekaterina Ziuzina, watercolour artist

This month Spotlight takes a focus on the work of Ekaterina Ziuzina, a watercolour artist based in Belarus.
Flowers growing from fragile vessels, ships on a sea, on a journey. Much of Ziuzina's work features two examples of an object or concept, in harmony and in succession.

As one lays down....  A tag team. In turns.  

Where there is a shining precious vessel, there are also those around it, so that it shines.
Before turning professional Ziuzina was an architect, which may be apparent if we consider architecture as the art of where people live. The jug seems to represent a Societal construct, which can last longer than those around it. Just one jug, but two of each fruit, because fruits seed more fruits, and on it goes, and grows. No two are the same, but they all nourish.

Garlic. Cloves grow new plants, which multiply the cloves down generations, and many cloves go off to make fine dishes. 

Kettles, teapots, vessels....  Different styles, capacities, origins and ways to flow. Sharing the experience. One to another.

Sam Manley is stepping down as Chairman of the Ludlow Art Society, having started as LAS' youngest ever Chairman, and forged the Society onwards. John Jarvis is stepping up from Treasurer to Chairman.  And on it goes, and grows.
Watercolours are not just still life. To me these paintings inspire participation in a great Society.
Thank you Sam.  Thank you John.

A video of Ekaterina Ziuzina's paintings is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyy6OZrb3bg
   I hope they inspire you, in art, in deed.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

LAS AGM 2nd March 7pm


March sees the Ludlow Art Society's Annual General Meeting, which all members and prospective members are invited to attend - and as always, we have our evening meeting poster for you to print out and put up.

We'll have a special show-and-tell after the meeting, where we invite you to bring along a piece of your artwork and tell us all a little about it, giving us all a chance to learn more about what kind of art you like to pursue. We'll also be showcasing our Anniversary Art Project book, where we also invite you to talk about your entry for the book.

We'll be reviewing our last year, setting out where we plan to go for 2017, then there's the election of Committee officers and award of special membership. Come along and make suggestions for the future of the Society - tell us what you think!

We're always looking for new people to join our Committee, and right now we need new Committee members, as we're short-handed - if you'd like to come on board and help us keep the LAS running, the AGM is the perfect time and you'd be made very welcome.

The poster was created by Anne Fox.

Hope to see you on the 2nd of March!
Sam Manley.

It's 7pm (for 7:30 start) until about 10pm maybe.  Turn up when you can, and join in.  Plenty of art, and what it's about, and how it gets supported and loved.

Silk Top Hat: Simon Dorrell exhibition 'Time and the Byways'

Please join us on Saturday 4th March 2017 the opening day of 'Time and the Byways'
an exhibition of drawings and paintings by
Invitation to meet the artist
Saturday 4th March, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

Exhibition open 4th March - 1st April

Silk Top Hat Gallery
Quality Square, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1AR
(01584 875363)


Sunday, 19 February 2017

LAS Pea Green Cafe exhibition

Here is a glimpse of the current rotation of the LAS's Pea Green Cafe exhibition at the Ludlow Mascall Centre.  
The full version of the exhibition photo was taken by exhibitor Stephen Fox.

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Thursday, 16 February 2017

LAS Spring Exhibition

Our 2017 Spring Exhibition at St Laurence's Church runs from 31Mar-10Apr17. 
To exhibit the entry deadline is 15th March 17 - click here for form and conditions of entry.

It's Spring - time to open your buds and bloom. Join in.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Christy Keeney Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition

When: 18th February - 31st March 2017, Tues - Sat, 11am - 4pm
Where: The Dotty Dog Gallery, 77a Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UT
Contact: Stephen 07772394984
There is an Open Day on Saturday, 18th February 2017, 11am - 8pm, with the work of Irish ceramic sculptor and painter Christy Keeney

This is the first show in a series of changing exhibitions featuring the work of well-established and emerging ceramic artists from the British Isles and beyond.

See https://www.facebook.com/events/270465793374253/