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2016 Summer Exhibition - 70th Anniversary Year

MEMBERS' SUMMER EXHIBITION
27th August - 5th September 2016
at St Laurence's Church, Ludlow
10.00am to 5.00pm daily

This show is quite a special one for us, as it is our 70th Anniversary Summer Exhibition show. Huge thanks must go to the exhibition sub-Committee and to everyone who helped put the show together, including of course the wonderful staff at St Laurence's.

We formally opened our show with some warm words from Councillor Paul Draper, the Mayor of Ludlow, at a well-attended preview evening. You'll find in our show a collection of drawings (including a selection of charcoals from our President, Charles MacCarthy), paintings and sculptures, as well as a rack of cards, but we also have two new and exciting exhibits -  firstly, the Anniversary Art Project, a collection of artworks created to be displayed at this event, and then to be turned into a printed book later in the year, and secondly a multimedia section courtesy of the Words for Art project, a collaboration of film-makers, artists and poets.

Below you'll find a selection of works from the show, but of course this is only the merest hint - if you want to see it all, you'll have to go there in person!

The cover to our Anniversary Art Project folder

Bluebells in Shawley Wood, watercolour, Mrs M Broad

A Prospect of Mdiva, oil, Robert Chitham

Craft table - (L) Pyrographed Plaque, wood, Val Littlehales, (M) Acrobat, bath limestone, Samuel Bebb, (R) Pyrographed Key Holder, wood, Val Littlehales

Farm Buildings, charcoal, Charles MacCarthy

Francis, charcoal, John Jarvis

Ironbridge, acrylic+collage+mixed media, Rob Leckey ARBSA - Chang Thai Choice

Kerry Sheep, pastel, Lesley Connolly RBSA

Legend, acrylic, David Tedham

Lost in the Wood, acrylic, Stephen Foxx

Nerine Lilies, oil, Margaret Oakes

Rye Harbour, watercolour, George Loades RBSA BWS

Study in White, oil on linen, Pat Innes

The Montgomery Canal outside Welshpool, acrylic, John Weir - Mayor's Choice

The Shearer, oil, Samuel Bebb

Untitled 1, chinese ink, James Hurdwell - Silk Top Hat's Choice

Watching, pastel, Anne E Priest

Words for Art Display

This is the second and final of our major exhibitions for 2016, and we hope you enjoy our show. Our programme continues until November, and we'll be back again with two more exhibitions next year!

UPDATE - more awards are in, and here they are:

Hare in the Grass, pastel, Anne E Priest - Castle Bookshop's Choice

Misty Morning, Beverley, oil, Samuel Bebb - President's Choice

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