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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 […]

September Monthly Meeting

      On Thursday 25 September the judges from      the selection weekend – Riaan Cronje, Jenny      Parsons and David Oertel – joined us at our      members’ meeting to critique works which      had been presented for selection, but not      necessarily been chosen for the annual      exhibition. They explained their personal criteria for theallocation […]


   The monthly meeting for July was a great    platform for our annual “Landscape, Life and   Still-life” competition. We had numerous entries   for each category, varying widely in style and   medium.    So many of the works presented were of such   high standard, it made choosing a favourite very   difficult.  A big “Thank You” must […]

June Monthly Meeting

Hanien Conradie’s words and works put a new spin on “flower-painting” for us. Her illustrated talk took us through its history and the difference between what would be called flower painting, botanical painting and landscape. Hanien spoke of her passion for indigenous flora and its protection. She also described the research and thought process leading […]