Founded in 1964 for all those interested in art in Faringdon and The Vale, Faringdon Art Society (FAS) is run on a 'not for profit' basis and currently has over one hundred members.
The society welcomes anyone with an interest in art, whether two or three dimensional and whether they be a leisure artist, a professional, or just someone that enjoys seeing how artists create their work.
John Sirelle is exhibiting at the Portwell Angel from April 4th to May 1st details
51st Annual Exhibition: Photos of the exhibition and details of winners can now be seen on the following links. Exhibition 2015
Winners and Public Vote winners Winners
Children's competition entries
The Quad: The Quad in Faringdon is now showing art work from a number of our members
The Drop In/Painting in Company: The Drop In is held at 10:00 at the United Church Hall and is a morning open to both members and non members who wish to paint in company with each other. There is a pause for coffee/tea and an opportunity to chat during the session. Each session costs £3 to cover the cost of the hall and tea/coffee/milk and biscuits. Please bring your own mug. Dates this term :
May: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th.
June: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.
July: 6th, 13th, 20th.
This months featured artists are: Val Hughes
and Susan Ison
June 14th National Museum and Art Gallery, Cardiff "Augustus John" more details
Workshop: June 27th with Amanda Hislop 'Developing Sketchbooks as a rich Resource'
Courses/Workshops run by members:
Mike Skidmore: for details of Mike's workshops on painting "Still life" and "Portraits" in oils and painting holidays go to Mike's workshop page
Pat Elmore: teaches stone carving every Tuesday from 10am to 2pm, at Nutford Lodge 8 lessons cost £150. Contact 01793 782258