2017 Summer Exhibition



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Prize List: for the Bath Society of Artists 112th Exhibition 2017
Exhibition opens May 20 until July 15

The Judges this year are:

Anthony Hepworth of Anthony Hepworth Fine Art
Mark Surridge, painter, www.marksurridge.co.uk
Dan Allen, Assistant Dean, Bath School of Art and Design
Guest on painting/print panel: Katie O’BRIEN, 44AD Gallery, Bath
Guest on sculpture panellist: Jo Taylor MRBS

This year’s selection panel are: David Inshaw (President of Bath Society of Artists), Jon Benington (Director of the Victoria Art Gallery) guest panellists and Members of the Bath Society of Artists


Bath Society of Art Prize: £1,000, open to all exhibits.

Morgans Best Landscape Award: £500

Bath Society of Artists Public Choice Prize: £500.00 open to all exhibits and chosen at the close of the show.

Artwork Creations: £200 for framing from bespoke picture framer Paul Webb, open to all exhibits

Bath Society of Artists Graphics Prize: £100 for a print, open to all exhibits

Bristol Guild Prize: £250 for a 3-dimensional work, open to all exhibits

The Harry Walker Young Artists Prize: £250 (only artists aged 18 – 25 are eligible)

St Cuthbert’s Mill Watercolour Prize: - a selection of watercolour paper, open to all exhibits

Ian Black Small Painting Prize: £50 open to all exhibits

J.F. Harris/Minerva Best Portrait Prize: voucher for materials, open to all exhibits

Meltone Gallery Framing Prize worth £100, open to all exhibits

Rostra Gallery Prize: winner’s work exhibited in the gallery for two weeks

Invited Artist this Year Michael Pennie Sculptor

September 28th 2017 at 7.30pm
Richard Twose
The Future is History

I have recently begun a series of large scale paintings based on historic artworks such as Rubens'Descent from the Cross' and Picasso's 'Les Demoiselles D'Avignon', paintings that, in their times, contained powerful cultural messages. By stripping down the originals' composition and recasting them with
modern figures such as scientists and artists, I want to explore those messages in relation to our present, a time of super-fast,
disorienting change.
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Over 100 years of history

The society is steeped in history, having been associated with many well known artists. On our history page you can read and view pictures of past exhibitions as well as find out more about the Bath Society of Artists in general.

Pictured right is Walter Sickert in 1939

Walter Sickert

Artists gallery

All members of the society can have work included on the artists gallery page
. There is no charge for this service. We can photograph your work for a nominal charge if you do not have digital images. (Bath area only)

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