Tag Archives: Menier Gallery

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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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 – 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 — Goods Inwards, Red Cross Way by Dr Jo Hall PSGFA

I have known Southwark and its environs since early childhood, when I walked past bomb sites curiously sanitised by brightly flowering weeds in yellow, purple, white and red.  Alighting at London Bridge and walking to St. Paul’s Cathedral back then … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Cello Practice by Claire Sparkes ASGFA

Editor’s note: Cello Practice is one of more than 200 works of art by artists across the UK that have been selected for DRAW 13, the Society’s open exhibition at the Menier Gallery in London 30th September – 12th October … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Paddy and Judith’s Mulberry Tree by Myrtle Pizzey SGFA

Paddy and Judith’s Mulberry Tree by Myrtle Pizzey SGFA was one of the striking monochrome drawings in DRAW 12. A printmaker who trained as a painter, Myrtle works from direct observation. Here she explains how her powerful drawing came about … 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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Drawn to Graffiti: Marking 90 Years of Drawing Excellence

Drawing techniques from ancient to modern will be on show next month at DRAW 11, the 90th Annual Open Exhibition of the Society of Graphic Fine Art. The exhibition runs at the Menier Gallery from October 3rd  to the 15th … Continue reading

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Drawing the Line – The story of the Society of Graphic Fine Art

Editor’s note: Since this article was written, some historical inaccuracies have been noticed and will be rectified with a re-write. Pat Harvey SGFA tells the story of one of Britain’s most unique and talented professional art organisations, The Society of Graphic … Continue reading

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