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July SASA Members’ Meeting

The SASA members’ meeting was held on Thursday 27 July at the Athenaeum. It proved to be a very entertaining evening. Di Metcalfe and Catherine Moss, of Artsauce, kicked off the proceedings with a presentation of their “Sketchpack Project”, which they run every year around this time. You get a little zig-zag sketch pad with […]

2017 AGM and Drawing Competition

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 […]

November SASA Members’ Meeting

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 […]

Landscape, Life and Still-life Competition.

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 […]

2016 SASA AGM

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 […]

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 […]