Author Archives: Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA

About Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA

Artist: I draw. Land planner: I was. Urban Sketcher: I am. SocietyofGraphicFineArt - The Drawing Society: I belong.

DRAW 14 – Our award winners and why they draw

By Pat Harvey SGFA At the private view for DRAW 14, the Society’s 93rd Annual Open Exhibition, we were signally honoured by the presence of one who, at first glance, is a stranger to the world of art: broadcaster, journalist … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Shard by Austin Cole RBA ASGFA

“This print is the first of four studies of the Shard from different vantage points. I know that the Shard is a like-it-or-hate-it building. People think it is too big and that it overpowers the surrounding area, which is true. … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Mask Design 04 by Oliver Lovley ASGFA

“Mask Design 04 is a pencil and watercolour painting composed of features from roughly five different people, plus my own inventions. It’s based on an original pencil drawing I created during a live demonstration at the Malt Cross Gallery in Nottingham. I began with the idea … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Sheffield Remembers by Sally Wilson ASGFA

Nine years ago Sally Wilson was team leader for art at Huddersfield New College when an accident left her with severe brain injury and a damaged dominant hand. Cognitive problems, spells of overwhelming fatigue and arthritic hand pain are part of … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – At Dawn the Ridge Emerges by Rebecca Coleman ASGFA

This powerful print was chosen as the promotional image for DRAW 14, the 93rd Annual Open Exhibition of the Society of Graphic Fine Art.  “I created this image for the Society’s DRAW 14 Annual Open Exhibition. The optional theme is Remembrance, to mark the … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence – Michael Walsh SGFA at Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum was the brainchild of Dr. Wilfrid Fox, a dermatologist and self-taught environmentalist. In 1937 he purchased the west side of a valley on a Surrey estate and set about creating an arboretum. Seventy-seven years on, his dream has become a reality.  … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence – Peter Baker ASGFA at Meeth Quarry

I n t r o d u c i n g   o u r   n e w   o c c a s i o n a l   s e r i e s   A r t … Continue reading

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