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Each year we organise a range of interesting and diverse events:

THURSDAY ART GROUP SESSIONS meeting weekly 9:30am-12.30pm and 1pm-4pm when members come together at the Sea Cadets Hall to paint, create and enjoy workshops *

MEETINGS 7pm-9pm at the Sea Cadets Hall on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of most months for demonstrations, talks, competitions, critiques.  Guests are welcome to join us for a nominal contribution of £1 (scroll across for our full Dates for your Diary).

EXHIBITIONS in May at the Premier Inn participating in the Exmouth Festival and in the Autumn at Ocean for our major annual show *

TRIPS to a variety of art based events *

SOCIALS including a Summer Reception at Lee Ford and our Christmas Party at the Manor Hotel *

* Visit the PURSUITS page for details 

  • 12/11/2019

    Double Competition

    Tuesday, 12th November from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    And to end the year of competitions with a flourish.

    C1 Fierce and Furious (Charcoal)

    C2 Caricature or Cartoon (Any Medium)

  • 19/11/2019
    Eve dawson

    Eve Dawson Demonstration

    Tuesday, 19th November from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Eve is a postgraduate of Winchester College and paints in an abstract and expressionist style.  She says colour is very emotive for her and always leads the way.  Her intriguing demonstration title is 'A Splash of Colour. Overcoming the Fear of the Blank'.

  • 13/12/2019
    Christmas pudding

    Christmas Party

    Friday, 13th December from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

    The final meeting of the year, our annual festive celebration, is always such a wonderful social occasion.  This year we are delighted to be returning to our traditional venue the upstairs hall at Holy Trinity Church on Rolle Street. 

    We invite members to bring a contribution to the finger buffet and enjoy a complimentary drink, the best of company, a lovely atmosphere, ice breaker, quizzes, raffle.  Unsurprisingly, it is always very well attended. 

    The theme for the optional competition is 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' in any medium and the winner chosen by members and presented with the Roger Matthews' Cup.

  • 07/01/2020
    Christmas waste

    Double Competition

    Tuesday, 7th January from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Undoubtedly, the festive season produces extra waste so an opportunity to reveal potential aesthetic qualities in litter and/or to make a bit of a splatter.

    C1 Beauty in Waste

    (Create and Use recycled items)

    C2 Splash Landing

    (Any Medium)

  • 21/01/2020
    Ewan walton

    Demonstration by Ewan Walton

    Tuesday, 21st January from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Ewan Walton lives and works in Newton Abbott and describes himself as a versatile artist  - drawing, painting, accepting commissions to design a pub sign and a Glastonbury Festival Bag.  For us he will demonstrate 'Sunset Over the Water in Acrylics'.
  • 04/02/2020

    Double Competition

    Tuesday, 4th February from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    For this month's double competition one a traditional theme but using a contemporary medium and for the other a subject which you might decide to interpret literally or allegorically and your choice of media.

    C1 A Seaview or Landscape

    (iPad Art)

    C2 Animal Farm

    (Mixed Media)

  • 18/02/2020
    Glyn macey

    Talk and Demonstration by Glyn Macey

    Tuesday, 18th February from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Glyn Macey giving a talk and demonstration on Coastal Conservation followed by a Q&A session.  Donations will be appreciated please for Coastal Conservation.

  • 03/03/2020

    Annual General Meeting

    Tuesday, 3rd March from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    The AGM is of course an important event for the Group.  It is when we receive the Annual Financial Statement and reports from Officers and Event Coordinators, elect the 2020/2021 Committee, evaluate the previous year and agree our ambitions for future progress and development.  Everyone is very welcome to attend!
  • 17/03/2020
    Hester berry

    Demonstration by Hester Berry

    Tuesday, 17th March from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Having grown up in rural Devon, Hester Berry has always been interested in landscape and the environment.  She likes to challenge her understanding of painting and ways paint can represent effects such as light, time, movement, climate.  She will demonstrate 'Landscape in Oils'.
  • 07/04/2020

    Double Competition

    Tuesday, 7th April from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    A chance for observation in new and different ways perhaps?

    C1 Still Life - Any Subject

    (Pencils, Watercolour, Coloured Polychrome or Inktense)

    C2 Sea Birds and Habitat

    (Any Medium)

  • 21/04/2020
    Graham cox

    Demonstration by Graham Cox

    Tuesday, 21st April from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Graham Cox was born and brought up in Bath and has become known for his Moody Views paintings.  He has a series of demonstrations uploaded on YouTube and will take us through the steps of producing 'Seascapes in Pastel'.
  • 05/05/2020
    Critique evening

    Critique Evening

    Tuesday, 5th May from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Critique Evening is when we invite you to bring along a piece of your choice to receive constructive feedback from your fellow artists.  Invariable provokes interesting discussion and sharing of skills.
  • 19/05/2020
    Peter cronin

    Demonstration by Peter Cronin

    Tuesday, 19th May from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Based in South Wales Peter Cronin is a full-time artist working in oil and watercolour.  He is a member of The Royal Society of Marine Artists, The Royal Watercolour Society of Wales and the Pure Watercolour Society.  His topic for us will be 'A Harbour Scene in Watercolour with Overall Wash'/