Category Archives: Image of the Month

Image of the Month: The Runner’s Dilemma by Barry Harrison SGFA

My crayons definitely decorated the walls when I was a child, but the trauma of chastisement is forgotten; all I know is that in my teens I started drawing and since then I have never stopped, slowed sometimes, but never … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: Borough Market by Les Williams SGFA

  ‘ I sat on a bright sunny, Saturday morning in September with colleagues Stuart Stanley and Lyndsey Smith from SGFA looking out over a very busy Borough Market, bustling with tourists. Through the queues for the Monmouth Coffee shop, … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: Mask by Harriet Brigdale SGFA

I have always been interested in masks and very interested in signs and symbols and their meanings.  Also I am so interested in the reasons for wearing a mask, a place to hide or is it the pretend you are … Continue reading

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Image of the Month “Snow Orchard” by Ruth Baron Ezra SGFA

The graphic qualities of snow-covered landscapes have always fascinated me. Clarity and detail appear sharpened when tonal polarities of intense whiteness and darkness sit side by side. When I was studying at Wall Hall College I would often take a walk … Continue reading

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Katya by Svetlana Cameron ASGFA

  “Katya” is the first in the set of three portraits that Svetlana is creating for the girls’ family. “Most people believe that the hardest thing about working with children is to make them sit still. OK, that can be … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: Beyond Repair by Abbie Phillips ASGFA

  Beyond Repair, 2014, collage, cotton, and netting on paper In experiencing a sense of distance and lack of control over life, this work was inspired and the sensation fuelled the choice and use of medium. There is no direct … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: The Line by Neil Dixon ASGFA

I no longer recall how this image came about, but I still hear the dark echoes of its tortuous creation. It is the emptiness that both troubles and satisfies me. The lack of substance of the world in which these … Continue reading

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