We had a nicely full hall at the Athenaeum for our February SASA members’ meeting on Thursday the 23rd. This is when we traditionally hold our AGM and annual drawing competition, and the walls were lined with some very beautiful entries. Under Solly Gutman’s expert chairmanship, the meeting went […]
Don’t forget the SASA AGM on 23 Feb at the Athenaeum…and bring your entries for the annual drawing competition “Fifty Shades of Grey”. Remember, you can only enter if you’re there!
Our AGM will be held at the February monthly meeting on Thursday 25th, at the Athenaeum. We will also be holding the annual drawing competition, the theme of which is “Fifty Shades of Grey”.
On Thursday 24 November, we had our final members’ meeting for 2016 and the annual Eleanor Palmer competition. The hall at the Athenaeum was full and the mood merry. Plenty to eat and drink and much happy conversation had the room buzzing. Thanks to everyone who brought a plate-full of snacks to share. Christine Cherry-Jones […]
Thursday 28th, being the last Thursday of July, was the SASA members’ meeting at the Athenaeum, as well as the Landscape, Life-drawing and Still-Life competition. This competition is to encourage our members to paint from life, rather than photographs, be it from a model, a still life they’ve set up, or en plein air and […]
The SASA 2016 AGM, held on Thursday 25 February, was very well attended – we certainly has a quorum! – and there were some wonderful entries for the drawing competition. The theme for this year’s competition was “Transport”. The meeting was most efficiently run, without hiccups or objections, by Solly Gutman. Thank you Solly, we […]
The hall at the Athenaeum was very full for the SASA meeting on Thursday 27 August. We were privileged to have two of our selection weekend judges – Robert Slingsby and Donna McKellar – to give brief crits of the work submitted for selection. Members were encouraged to bring all three of their submitted […]
This month’s members’ meeting was held on Thursday 30 July at the Athenaeum in Newlands. The evening started off with a presentation by Di Metcalf, from Artsauce, of their “Sketchpack Project”, a wonderful initiative which encourages creative expression through daily drawing. Each sketchpack is a zig-zag of water colour, or sketching paper, with enough […]
Our selection of work for the annual SASA exhibition at Kirstenbosch took place this past weekend – 18 and 19 July – at Rustenburg Girl’s High School in Rondebosch. We were prepared for a cold and wet Saturday, but were surprised by brilliant sunshine, although it was still pretty chilly early on, when the workers […]
The Athenaeum, Newlands Thursday 31th July 2014 19h00 The competition was well attended with many entries in all categories. The Life category was won by Penny Steynor, while Laura Wenman won both the Landscape and Still Life trophies. All works were given constructive crits by well-known artists and teachers Lesley Charnock and Inge Semple.