Peterborough Art Society
Thank you for visiting our site. We welcome all newcomers to our Society, whether you just have an interest in art, or you are an amateur or professional artist, you will be given a warm welcome.
Why not come along to one of our regular monthly evenings as a visitor. You can enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with like minded people. Check out our programme schedule which shows details of our upcoming monthly meetings/demonstrations and other events. Also take a look at the details about joining us.
Fruit Challenge Results
Monday 5th February saw our members come together for our 'Critique' evening, where we also held our 'Fruit Challenge' competition. The objective being to create a picture containing something to do with fruit, being either a still life, fruit trees, or a landscape including a fruit theme.
We had a total of 26 entries, which was wonderful The lovely display can be seen below.
The winning entry was from one of our new members, Simon Anthony for his bowl of fruit. To paint glass is a great skill, and the way he captured such a soft effect was beautiful. The runner up was a new member from last year, Linda Willey, with her image of a blackberry branch. The way Linda captured the light on the berries in this painting was wonderful.
See some pictures from this in our events gallery.
Winner Simon Anthony
Runner Up Linda Willey
Winning picture of Fruit Salad
Runner up picture of Blackberries
Our next exhibition will be our Annual, at St Johns Church, Cathedral Square, Peterborough. Open from 10am to 4pm. Date 5th to 16th June.
This is always very well attended and lots of pictures are always sold.
This exhibition is open to all of our society members. If you would like to exhibit with us, but are not yet a member, then please get in touch with us on email at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know and we can forward you a form.
We currently have a small exhibition of a selection of members work, on various walls in the foyer and restaurant of the Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough. Please do go and take a look. Especially if you are going along to book seats or to visit the restaurant before a show.
Looking forward to our March Demonstration with Prue Pye
On 5th March we are looking forward to our demonstration by local professional artist, Prue Pye. She will be showing us movement in mixed media. Prue works from her home in Peterborough and her work can be seen in various places, including prominent displays in local retail units, galleries and local exhibitions. See her website www.pruepye.co.uk to view her work and find out where you can see her work close up.
For details of where and when we meet for this and all future eveings, please take a look at our programmes page.
Painting Days Out
We often organise painting days out for members during the year. 2017 saw us going to many venues, such as Elton Hall, Thorpe Hall, Nene Valley Railway Station, Peterborugh Catherdral Square amongst a couple of others.
We will be once again organising such days during 2018, and are looking for ideas from members as to where else they would like to go to. Even asking if any member wishes to organise a day out.
We intend to go back to Thorpe Hall and Nene Valley Railways, as they were extremely enjoyable and have already been requested by some members. But where else would inspire you?
If you are interested in joining us there, but are not a member, then why not join Peterborough Art Society. You can contact us using our contact form, requesting a member application or you could come along to one of our meetings at St Marks Church Hall and join then. Please see our programme for details of when.
Painting en plein air at Nene Valley Steam Railway, Wansford.
All photos with drop shadows on this site are courtesy of Rob Paskin
Come and join us
We meet at St Marks Church Hall, 82 Lincoln Road, Peterborouogh, PE1 2SN
Members £2 Visitors £4 Free refreshments
1st Monday of the month 7.30pm unti 9.30pm (2nd Monday if the 1st one is a bank holiday). See our events schedule for further details.