Category Archives: Artist in Residence

Melvyn Evans SGFA at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park

by Melvyn Evans SGFA At the beginning of this year I was invited to take part in an exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The new work for the exhibition would be a continuation of a series of prints looking … Continue reading

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Alice White ASGFA on her ZSL London Zoo Artist Residency

  Sketching, drawing and painting are all equally important processes for me as an artist. Since graduating from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2005, I have conducted my oil painting practice from my studio in London, creating artwork … Continue reading

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Open Studios: An Insider View

by Christine Hopkins SGFA Do a google search for ‘Open Studios’ and you will find a comprehensive list from Bedfordshire to York; towns, cities and regions whose artists are linked together with one aim – to make art accessible to … Continue reading

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Sketching on Stage with Oliver Lovley

  The Pitman Painters by Lee Hall In 1934 a group of Northumberland miners attended a WEA evening class in art appreciation. Struggling to understand the paintings they were presented with, they began to paint the everyday things they saw around … 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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