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August 2015 Members’ Meeting

  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 […]

July Members meeting

  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 […]

May Monthly Member’s Meeting

Yvonne Ankerman spoke to us on Thursday 28 May about her travels last year, aboard the ship, MS Expedition . She was employed as “resident ship’s artist” on the voyage from Cape Town to Morocco, giving art classes and chronicling the trip in sketches and water colour paintings, in between her regular crew duties. Yvonne […]

2015 Annual General Meeting

The SASA AGM was held at the Athenaeum on Thursday 26 February.         Our current president, Linda Howe-Ely, delivered her “State of the Society” address and announced her resignation from the post, after serving in various positions on the council for 12 years. Thanks Linda for all those years, we’re going to miss you. She thanked the […]

First SASA Meeting for 2015

On Thursday 29 January, we held our first members’ meeting for 2015. Welcome back everyone. Our guest “speaker” was Vicki Norcliffe, who demonstrated her wonderful technique for creating portraits in pastels. Vicki’s first step was arranging and lighting her model, Desire, who always does a great job of sitting for us! The audience was captivated […]