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CDS Evening Meeting

Artist, Julia Sorrell will speak about the way artists have approached the interpretation of the environment. She will speak about her own work and that of her father, the artist Alan Sorrell. Please note the date of this meeting has been changed to March 13th.
When Mar 13, 2013
from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Where Wilkinson Room, St John's Church, Hills Road, Cambridge
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Information about Julia Sorrell and her father, together with many examples of their art work, is displayed on their websites -  www.juliasorrell.ukartists.com, www.alansorrell.ukartists.com

Reduction woodcut course by He kun

The noted Chinese Master Printmaker, He Kun, is visiting the studio at St Barnabas Press and he will teach a three day reduction woodcut course. Price £210, including materials, tea and coffee
When Mar 11, 2013 10:00 AM to
Mar 13, 2013 04:00 PM
Where S Barnabas Press Cambridge
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He Kun was the first Chinese artist to visit the studio and since 2000 he has returned every two or three years to show new works and teach here. This is a unique opportunity to learn from, and work with, an outstanding contemporary Chinese printmaker.  He Kun’s work is strongly influenced by the landscape of the Yunnan Province in south-western China. This and his unique style of reduction woodblock printmaking is demonstrated in a short video. Follow the URL link to see the video.

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John Tordoff at Cambridge Central Library

John Tordoff is exhibiting recent works in mixed media and collage at Cambridge Central Library, on the third floor, opposite the cafe.
When Mar 04, 2013 02:00 PM to
Mar 10, 2013 05:00 PM
Where Cambridge Central Library
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Contact Phone 01223 312188
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Frame Sale

Frame Sale at Dry Drayton
When Feb 24, 2013
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Dry Drayton Village Hall
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Contact Phone 01562 747355
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Frame sale - large selection, including mounts and all materials for framing.

Prices said to be reasonable

Special requirements by order

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Jo Tunmer at the Over Gallery

When Feb 22, 2013 09:05 PM to
Mar 19, 2013 06:00 PM
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Contact Phone 01954 230997
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The Over Gallery opened it's doors for the first time in early December 2012.  I have several oil paintings, prints and cards on display alongside glass from Althea Braithwaite, Katharina Klug ceramics, furniture from Adrian Parfit, Annie Cockwell sculpture and jewellery from Janet Powell.  The exhibition runs until the end of March.

For opening times contact Helen Taylor  yes.helen@gmail.com or telephone 01954 230997.

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CDS Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting for CDS Members and Friends of CDS only. The meeting will be followed by an informal Buffet Supper
When Feb 21, 2013
from 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where Wilkinson Room, St John's Church, Hills Road, Cambridge
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Artists and Super8

An Exhibition celebrating all things Super 8, the film medium that took film to a do-it-yourself level, in turn, creating a folk film genre.
When Jan 18, 2013 05:00 PM to
Jan 23, 2013 08:00 PM
Where Smiths Row, The Market Cross, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 iBT
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There will be film makers showing their installations from around the world and also influential artists, such as this year's Turner Prize nominee, Luke Fowler and the great Derek Jarman.

Preview - January 18th

CDS Evening Meeting.

in a talk entitled "Travels with his Paints", well known artist and former CDS member, Peter Graham will present recent original works and explain the methods he uses in his paintings.
When Jan 16, 2013
from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Where St John's Church Hall, Hills Road, Cambridge
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Peter Graham is a full member of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters and he has earned a reputation as one of Britain's most gifted and distinctive Modern Colourists. you can see examples of his works on the following websites

 

Member and Friends are welcome to invite guests who are interested but we would ask for a small contribution (£2.00).


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Addenbrooke's Art - Jim Butler

Jim Butler is exhibiting his drawings and etchings at Addenbrooke's Hospital in the Art Gallery between the concourse and Rosie Wards
When Jan 16, 2013 12:00 AM to
Mar 06, 2013 12:00 PM
Where Art Gallery, Addenbrooke's Hospital
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The exhibition can be viewed at any time.

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New Gallery Opening in Over

When Dec 09, 2012
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
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Screenprinting with Anthony Hopkinson

When Dec 09, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Grantchester Village Hall
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Collage and Paint with Karen Stamper

When Nov 18, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Grantchester Village hall
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You will work from your own images - sketches, photographs, magazine illustrations. You will simplify and collage with a wide range of paper and paints.

Please bring acrylic paints and  glue and paper or mount-board.

If you have any queries, please e mail Karen at kestamper@yahoo.com

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CDS meeting Wed 7th Nov 2012

Demonstration of acrylic painting techniques by Hashim Akib
When Nov 07, 2012
from 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where St John's Church
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Cambridge Drawing Society Autumn Exhibition

An exhibition of over 200 original works of art by Society members, including paintings in a wide variety of media, fine art prints and sculptures.
When Oct 28, 2012 10:00 AM to
Nov 03, 2012 04:00 PM
Where St Faith's School, Trumpington, Cambridge, CB2 8AG
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The Exhibition will be open to the public daily between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

The great majority of art works will be for sale. The School will receive a proportion of the Exhibition proceeds.

Visitors to the exhibition should enter the School through Gate No. 4 and park on the hard court.  Follow signs to the Ashburton Hall. See this map.

Life Drawing Workshop

Life Drawing tutored by Rachel Haynes.
When Oct 20, 2012
from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Grantchester Village Hall
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Drawing Society is organizing several one-day workshops.

Each class will be limited to 10 participants to ensure that the tutor has adequate time to devote to each participant. The cost will be £30.00 per person per workshop and you will be asked to bring a packed lunch.

If you would like to attend the Life Drawing Class please contact the Society Treasurer, Heather Maunders <heather.maunders@btinternet.com>

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Evening Meeting

Sally Sandys-Renton will talk about the paintings in the Fry Art Gallery Saffron Walden
When Oct 03, 2012
from 08:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Where St John's Church Hall, Hills Road, Cambridge
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The Fry Public Art Gallery was opened in 1987 and houses an impressive number of paintings, prints, illustrations, wallpapers and decorative designs by artists of the 20th century and the present day who have local connections and have made a significant contribution to their field.

The meeting is open to all CDS members and Society Friends. Refreshments, (wine tea and coffee will be served during the evening, also providing an opportunity to talk informally with the speaker.

Member and Friends are welcome to invite guests who are interested in the topic but we would ask for a small contribution (£2.00).

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Portrait Workshop with John Glover

Through demonstrations, the tutor will explain the basics of proportion, perspective, tone and colour mixing. We will be working from the live model, beginning with quick sketches and moving on to longer poses. Bring along sketching materials as well as the medium of your own choice. For any further information contact John Glover on 01284 810 460
When Sep 22, 2012
from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Grantchester Village Hall
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Contact Phone 01284 810 460
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Artworks 13th Annual Exhibition

new paintings, prints and sculpture by 30 leading East Anglian artists
When Sep 08, 2012 11:00 AM to
Sep 30, 2012 06:00 PM
Where Blackthorpe barn, Rougham, Bury St. Edmunds
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Contact Phone 01284 810 460
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