Category Archives: Interviews

Interviews by or with members of the Society of Graphic Fine Art

Chris Forsey RI SGFA Interviews Shirley Trevena RI

by Chris Forsey RI SGFA It was a great opportunity for the audience to listen to Shirley Trevena talk about her career in Art and I was lucky enough to get the job of interviewing her. She requested I do … 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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Joining the SGFA and Call for Entries “Draw 16”

Each year the SGFA hold their Annual Open Exhibition at the Menier Gallery, London. There are numerous prizes to be won and submissions are open to all. The deadline this year for paper based applications is July 15 and for … Continue reading

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Stepping into Another Dimension

By Jackie Devereux PSGFA My work is constantly evolving I work mainly in watercolour on a large scale, but also use line & wash.  Whilst developing a new series  I am literally taking ideas for a walk into another dimension. My work … 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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Glenn Fitzpatrick ASGFA wins Passion for Freedom!

    Glenn Fitzpatrick, Gulf War veteran (1990 – 1991), author (Arts and Mines), Artist. After witnessing the atrocities of war and encountering the devastation that it leaves behind, Glenn would help round up the prisoners of war (P.O.W). He … Continue reading

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Georgia Webber Draws Silence

Drawing is often used as a way to distract oneself from physical or mental anguish. It’s used in the rehabilitation units of various hospitals and community centres and our Draw 14 opener Andrew Marr, published his “A Short Book About … Continue reading

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