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CDS Member Craig Allan Lee is Selected to exhibit in the 2019 Royal Institute of Oil Painter's exhibition

CDS Member Craig Allan Lee is Selected to exhibit in the 2019 Royal Institute of Oil Painter's exhibition

Little Red Dress A Cambridge Street scene

Craig has been selected for the Third year running to exhibit alongside the members of the Royal Institute of Oil Painter's, in the 2019 annual exhibition. One of Craig's paintings Little Red Dress is a familiar Cambridge street scene and has already won the ProArte award at the 2019 "The Artists" exhibition held at Patchings.

Katherine Gravett features in INKQ

Cambridge Drawing Society member, Kate Gravett features in INKQ Issue 7 September 2019 edition.

 

Congratulations to CDS member Kate Gravett who has had her work published in INKQ; A new art pubication from from Inky Leaves Publishing. For more information go to https://www.inkyleavespublishing.com/inkq/

 INKQ (Kate Gravett)

CDS Member Craig Lee is Selected to exhibit in the 2019 Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition

Craig Allan Lee has two paintings in the 2019 Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition.
CDS Member Craig Lee is Selected to exhibit in the 2019 Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition

One of my RSMA selected paintings

I'm happy to share the news with you that I have had two paintings selected for the 2019 RSMA open exhibition at the prestigious Mall Galleries. The Exhibition runs from 10th October to the 19th. You can view all the selected works on the mall gallery's website and should you wish too, even purchase something before the exhibition opens. https://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitons/royal-society-marine-artists-annual-exhibition-2019

CDS Member John Tordoff opens his garden this weekend

Cambridge Drawing Society member John Tordoff opens his garden under the National Gardens Scheme on Saturday 6th July and Sunday 7th July.

To all garden lovers, artists and bookbinders,  Consider a visit this weekend July 6th and 7th, any time from 11am to 6pm, to John Tordoff and Maurice Reeve at 38 Norfolk Terrace, Cambridge CB12NG.

38,Norfolk Terrace, Cambridge.

Opening under the National Gardens Scheme , with an entrance fee of £3 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.  In 2018 the garden won the third prize in the BBC Gardeners World competition for the best Small garden in Britain.  

As well as the garden there will be a show of John’s recent paintings and a display of Maurice’s bookbinding. Drop in for tea cakes and wine!  Hope to see you, John

SEAW Exhibition 29/30th June at Burwash Manor, Cambridge

The Society of East Anglian Watercolourists is holding an exhibition of work on 29th and 30th June 2019 at Burwash Manor, Barton, near Cambridge.

SEAW Exhibition Burwash Manor 2019

Royston Art Society Exhibition 2019 - 25th May to 20th July

Royston Art Society is holding their annual members art exhibition at the Royston & District Museum and Art Gallery, from 25th May to 20th July.

Royston Art Society Exhibit. 2019

Ahmed Lecture 2019 presented by Sir Hugh Roberts - 21st May

Sir Hugh Roberts will present the Ahmed Lecture "Taste, fashion and opportunity in the formation of the Royal collection" on Tuesday 21st May 8.30pm at Leckhampton House, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Ahmed Lecture 2019

CDS Member Craig Lee features on cover of the Spring issue of Venue Magazine

CDS Member Craig Lee has his recent work 'The Bicycle, A Cambridge Street Scene' featured on the cover of the Venue magazine.

 

CDS Member Craig Lee has his recent work 'The Bicycle, A Cambridge Street Scene' featured on the cover of the Venue magazine, and uses the opportunty to give a shout out the Society's Spring exhibition.

Many thanks Craig!

 Craig Lee Venue Cover

 

Katherine Gravett features in Interalia Magazine (March 2019 edition)

Cambridge Drawing Society member Katherine Gravett has an article published in the online magazine Interalia.
Katherine Gravett features in Interalia Magazine (March 2019 edition)

Eddy - Katherine Gravett

 

CDS member Katherine Gravett tells her story and motivation behind her artwork in online magazine Interalia. An online magazine dedicated to the interactions between the arts, sciences and consciousness.

https://www.interaliamag.org 

https://www.interaliamag.org/audiovisual/katherine-gravett/ 

Jo Tunmer art installation at the 'What a Nerve' exhibition at the Cambridge Science Festival

Multiple Sclerosis, art and science, exhibition, art installation, Cambridge, research, stem cell, growing art partnerships

 

On Sunday March 17th I am taking part in a special exhibtion to be held at the historic Cambridge Union Society debating chamber during the Cambridge Science Festival. The exhibition is free and open for one only day from 10am - 5 pm.

The What a Nerve exhibition involves 6 artists (CDS member Jo Tunmer, Charlotte Morrison, Elizabeth Fraser, Virginia Mayo, Liza Reid from Growing Art Partnerships and Kelly Briggs), who explore the disease Multiple Sclerosis, bringing together stem cell researchers and MS affected persons.

The result is a stimulating exhibition of art expressing disease, science and cells through acrylic, glass, paper, photography, paint and sound. I will be installing an art installation in response to my own personal experience of a close family relative living with Multiple Sclerosis.

If you would like to attend the talk where the 6 artists discuss the work they have produced for this colloboration please book for your free place here. We would all love to see you there.

For more information about the event please go to the Cambridge Science Festival website.

Public Lecture by Maxim Kantor: Origins of Oil Painting - Renaissance vs Avant-Garde

Maxim Kantor, internationally acclaimed painter and writer, will be delivering a lecture on Thursday, 7 March on 'Origins of Oil Painting: Renaissance vs Avant-Garde at 17.00 in the Old Combination Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

Public Lecture Maxim Kantor

Monthly Sip and Share Art Meetings - Michaelhouse Centre

The Michaelhouse Centre in Trinity Street Cambridge hosts an informal meet-up for artists on the third Saturday of each month at 2.15pm

Sip & Share (Michaelhouse)

CDS Member Janet Mayes Selected to Exhibit in ING Discerning Eye Exhibition at the Mall Gallery, London

CDS Member Janet Mayes Selected to Exhibit in ING Discerning Eye Exhibition at the Mall Gallery, London

 

Congratulations to CDS member Janet Mayes who has her work Earth Mother Revealed selected for the ING Discerning Eye exhibition at the Mall Gallery in London. The exhibition runs from 15th - 25th November 2018. More information can be found; http://discerningeye.org/home/index.php

 Earth Mother Revealed (Janet Mayes)

CDS Member Debbie Baxter features on BBC 1's Countryfile on Sunday 18th November

Cambridge Drawing Society member Debbie Baxter will appear on Countryfile on BBC 1 Sunday 18th November.

A researcher for Countryfile contacted Debbie after seeing her page on the Cambridge Drawing Society website. They liked Debbie's and her mother's  art and this has led to Debbie and her work being featured in the Countryfile programme to be aired on Sunday 18th November at 5.30pm. 

The Countryfile team were focusing on Cambridgeshire and Debbie's obsession with trees and how these are reflected in her artwork caught their attention.

Debbie Baxter Countryfile

Debbie has now completed two days of filming, Most of which was set in Wandlebury Woods on the top of the Gog Magog hills South East of Cambridge. After editing, Debbie's feature will be about four minutes long.

The image above captures Debbie filming with presenter Anita Rani.

A new book by Ann Massing - A Journey Eastwards: Reflections on Chinese Ink and Watercolour Paintings

Cambridge Drawing Society member, Ann Massing has a new book published as part of the Cambridge Xu Zhimo Poetry and Art festival held at King's College.

Ann Massing Book (Front Cover)A book about Ann MAssing's artwork has just come out as part of the Cambridge Xu Zhimo Poetry and Art Festival held at King's College:
Ann Massing, A Journey Eastwards: Reflections on Chinese Ink and Watercolour Paintings, Cam Rivers Publishing, 2018. It is available from Heffer’s Bookstore for £15; they also have some ofAnn's handmade cards in their window display. The book is a brief anthology with comments about each painting also an interview - all translated into Chinese as well as English.Ann mentions ink and watercolour techniques as well as why she has chosen to be influenced by the Oriental tradition. Ann Massing Book (Heffers)

Ann Massing Back Book Cover

Iona Howard selected to exhibit at National Original Print Exhibition

Cambridge Drawing Society member Iona Howard has been selected to exhibit in the National Original Print exhibition 19th - 30th September, at the Bankside Gallery in London.

 

Iona's work November Fen has been selected for the National Original Print Exhibition in the Bankside Gallery in London. More details can be found at https://www.re-printmakers.com/exhibitions/12/overview/ 

National Original Print Exhibition is an international open competition established by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers which celebrates the best in all types of contemporary printmaking.

November Fen (Iona Howard)

November Fen by Iona Howard

2019 Rowan Charity Exhibition "Cambridge Seen"

2019 Rowan Charity Art exhibition "Cambridge Seen" in Cambridge.

 

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John Glover wins Society for All Artists (SAA) Artist of the Year award

Cambridge Drawing Society member John Glover wins SAA Artist of the Year award.

 

Congratulations to CDS member John Glover for winning the SAA Artist of the Year award 2018,

SAA John Glover

Cambridge Sixth Form Young Artists Exhibition 2018

Cambridge Drawing Society present awards at Cambridge Sixth Form Young Artists Exhibition 2018

 

Cambridge Drawing Society was proud to present the Society's awards for outstanding work by Cambridge sixth form artists showing at The Arts Society Cambridge 6th Form Art Exhibition for young artists, held at Michaelhouse Café from 4-15 July 2018.  The exhibition features young artists from schools in the Cambridge region, who are studying A Level Art.

2018 Best Work

 Eliza Orme (The Perse Upper School) -Triptych - Presidents Cup Winner 2018

Cambridge Drawing Society awarded two prizes, the silver President’s Cup and £50 for the artwork that the CDS judges, Lizanne van essen (CDS President), Godfrey Curtis and Colin Hayes, considered to be best in show and a £50 token for the most innovative work. The cup and £50, was presented to Elliza Orme from The Perse Upper School for a Triptych.

2018 Innovative WorkThe £50 prize for most innovative work was awarded to Jo Swales from Long Road VI Form College, for a thought provoking ceramic work. 

 Jo Swales (Long Road VI Form College) -Ceramic Building - Most Innovative Work 2018


Eliza and Jo will be given the opportunity to exhibit these winning works at the CDS Spring 2019 exhibition to be held at the Pitt Building in Cambridge.

Chun-Chao Chiu Exhibits in RA Summer Exhibition

Cambridge Drawing Society member Chun-Chao Chiu is selected to exhibit in the 2018 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Congratultions to CDS member Chun-Chao Chiu who has been selected to exhibit his work in this year's Royal Academy Summer exhibition. The exhibition runs from 12th June to 19th August. More detail is available from the RA website: https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/summer-exhibition-2018

Chun-Chao joined the Cambridge Drawing Society in 2013 and regularly exhibits his work in our Summer and Autumn exhibitions.

RA Poster 2018