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Drawn to Swap – A Sketchy Literary Life of Windsor by Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA

By Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA In August 2009 my neighbour Essie Fox knocked on my door. She was well into writing her first novel. Would I be interested, she asked, in a new experimental literary event here in Windsor? Part … Continue reading

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DRAW 12 – Our award winners and why they draw

Twelve artists were honoured at DRAW 12 with prizes and awards from well-known manufacturers of drawing and art materials – one artist was awarded twice! The winning works of art were chosen by John Yardley RI, and presented by Hon. … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Spencer House at Dusk by Stuart Stanley ASGFA

‘Spencer House at Dusk’ by Stuart Stanley ASGFA was the winner of the Daler-Rowney award for the Best Work in DRAW 12, the SGFA Open Exhibition, as chosen by John Yardley RI, our guest selector. Stuart writes about this work: … Continue reading

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Latest news: DRAW 12 Prize and Award winners

The 91st Annual Open Exhibition of the Society of Graphic Fine Art October 2012 ¬†With many thanks to our selector, John Yardley R I And to our official opener and presenter Professor Ken Howard OBE RA   1. The Daler-Rowney … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Willow Herb, Chailey Common by Karen Munck SGFA

This picture, ‘Willow Herb, Chailey Common’ is one of many I have painted and drawn out and about in Sussex. I go out to paint and draw once a week with friends in the Summer to different, interesting venues. We … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Matt Series by Katherine Peeke ASGFA

This month’s image was just one of the hundreds submitted for DRAW 12, the SGFA’s Annual Open Exhibition. Non-member Katherine Peeke offered us ‘Matt Series’ which will be on show with 208 other works at the Menier Gallery, London SE1 … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Georgia’s Hands by Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA

Georgia’s hands were the first in my Hand Drawn series, an ongoing project based on pencil drawings of the things we make and do for one another, by hand, in the shops of Windsor and Eton. Fewer and fewer local … Continue reading

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