Patron: HRH Princess Michael of Kent
President: Sue Jelley
Exec. Secretary: Rebecca Cotton
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Removing the Mask of History from Female Artists
Probably long overdue but very welcome nevertheless. The SWA welcomes the Madrid Prado's recognition of women artists through this exhibition and looks forward to many more.
 
 
Christine Charlesworth commissioned by Taylor Wimpey
Christine Charlesworth was commissioned by Taylor Wimpey to create a sculpture that would enhance the railings along the boundary of their Station View development in Guildford. 
WARpaint Fundraiser
Caroline de Peyrecave SWA has set up a project called WARpaint. 
 
Caroline is painting 15 large life size paintings of service men and women that have been injured on operations. Her work shows the subject having moved forward after their injuries and she hopes the paintings will motivate others in similar situations.
 
 
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Caroline de Peyrecave   WARpaint  

SWA Member Jean Noble's Solo Show at the Minster Gallery will open with a private view on the 11 November. 

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Jean Noble   Minster Gallery  

SWA member Vanessa Jayne has won the World Art Vote (sponsor by MS Amlin) the National Open Art Competition. Jayne’s emotive painting ‘The Void’, was previously exhibited at the SWA Annual Exhibition 2015 and will be on show at Mercers' Hall, in the City of London from 27th October until 4th November. 

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Vanessa Jayne   National Open Art  
Art in The City

Sue Jelley PSWA invites you to 'Art in The City' special PV Monday 3 October 6 - 8pm. The stunning backdrop of one of the oldest Guilds in the City is something not to be missed.  As a Freeman and committee member of The Painters' Decorative & Fine Art Society I am proud to be exhibiting some new paintings.  

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Sue Jelley   Art in the City  
Summer Schools - Hazel Reeves

Clay Portrait Sculpture - Summer Schools

Tutor: Hazel Reeves SWA FRSA

Want a challenge? Want some fun too? Join me this summer.

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Hazel Reeves   Summer Schools  
WARpaint Exhibition

WARpaint aims to raise funding for charities that support serving veterans and serving personnel who are living with the devastating and life-changing effects of war. Paintings on display are NFS. Through WARpaint they are raising funds for service charities.

Patsy Whiting's still life, "Garage shelf"

Patsy Whiting's still life, "Garage shelf", has been included in the third session of the New Light exhibition (showcasing Northern artists' work) at Panter and Hall. 

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Patsy Whiting   New Light Exhibition