NEWS FROM MEMBERS and Forthcoming Exhibitions

The Sussex Watercolour Society

Our Annual Exhibition for 2017 will be at the Oxmarket Arts Centre in Chichester, from September 11th - 24th.
There will be a "Meet the Artist/Preview and Demonstration Day" on the first Saturday, September 16th.

News for Members:-  Re SWS Exhibition

Karen Munck has produced the publicity flyers and postcards for the exhibition at Chichester Oxmarket and Sarah Mitchener has them at her house in Brighton. She will be distributing them/ sending an amount out to all SWS members during July, using the addresses on the members list. If anyone wants to collect some from Sarah, that will be very welcome!
If so, email her at 


Sarah will be having a stall at The Garden House Charity Day and Auction on 23rd July (weather permitting!)  She will be selling  paintings, prints and cards. This year the Garden House are supporting  "Saturday Circle", a local charity which is a self-help group for people with learning disabilities.
The Garden House, 5, Warleigh Road, Brighton, BN1 4NT
She will also be exhibiting paintings and prints during Lewes Artwave at Limetree Kitchen, 14, Station Street, Lewes,  from 19th August - 3rd September. This venue will be open Wednesday to Sunday each week.


Nick will be exhibiting his paintings, prints and Cicada Jewellery with "New Decos"at Lewes House, from Saturday August 12th - Monday August 21st. This is a Sussex Arts Collective Summer Show and part of Lewes Artwave.


Many congratulations to Susan, who has achieved her MA and is showing work at her Degree Show, on at the Civic, Barnsley, until 4pm Saturday June 24th


Alison will be exhibiting work in the Worthing Art Trail: Colonade Gallery for Worthing Churches Homeless Project.


Christine has been commissioned to paint a selection of watercolours for a business that has just had a complete building refurbishment.

Shirley has won the Winsor & Newton/RI Award for an outstanding group of six paintings by a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours.        
She also has work in the RI exhibition in Horsham, "RI Now(New Original Watercolours 2-17)" at the Horsham Museum & Gallery from 13th May to 15th July 2017.
Shirley tells me that she was commissioned to write an article in the 25th issue of The Art of Watercolour magazine, entitled "My Favourite Painting".
She will also be working on her 4th DVD in May, which will probably be available about August 2017.   She is glad that the film crew will be coming to her studio, which saves her travelling with everything up to Norfolk


Sonya has work permanently showing at a new gallery in Eastbourne`s Enterprise Centre called At The Makery.


Sheila will be exhibiting work in Falmer Church and Village Hall during Lewes Artwave, from August 19th - September 3rd, during three weekends.
She also has paintings on show at the Alfriston Arts Gallery, High Street,  Alfriston BN26 5SY.





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