Our Exhibition Plans

We are planning an Autumn Exhibition at the Village Hall in Shalford.  Details are being organised now.  This venue has plenty of space, good facilities and a good free car park.

A Spring 2022 Pop-up at Holy Trinity Church is now likely for Saturday 4 June. Details to be announced later.

 

SELECTION DAY FOR EXHIBITING MEMBERS

Due to the exceptional circumstances generated by Covid 19 and the impact it is having, we have decided to defer Selection Day until July 2022 when it is hoped that the situation will have improved.  Usually, the Spring Exhibition is for all members and the Autumn Exhibition is for exhibiting members only.  However as the Spring Exhibition had to be cancelled in 2021 the 2021 Autumn Exhibition it will be for all members. 

To download the Guidelines for Exhibition Members Selection click here: Guidelines


 

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AUTUMN EXHIBITION 2021

Autumn Exhibition in the restored barn at West Horsley Place from 6th to the 14th of November.  Setting up will be on the 5th November and taking down will be on the 15th November.  There is some time left so you can start painting now or framing your works.  

 

You can look at and download the Exhibition Rules and the Entry Form for the Autumn Exhibition 2021 now by clicking on these underlined links. They are MS Word documents.

If instead you prefer filling in "pdf" documents click on the black links: 

Exhibition Rules                  Entry Form

These documents advise you on how the Exhibition is being organised, how to apply to be a steward and how members enter the Exhibition by providing an entry form. 

Entry forms should be emailed to Ingrid Skoglund, Guildford Art Society Exhibitions Coordinator by clicking on gasartexhibitions@yahoo.com 

You are welcome to send digital photos of your potential Autumn 2021 artwork entries by email to Annmarie Shenton once you have entered.  Remember to include the names of the paintings, the medium, size (height and width in cms) and price. We want a digital on-line gallery of the Autumn Exhibition for all to see on this website. Make your photos in high definition if you can. Check them on your computer screen for clarity. 
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The Surrey Hills Craft Fair

The Surrey Hills Craft Fair at West Horsley Place 26th-28th Nov.

Annmarie notes this is The Morning room at WHP on Thursday 25th Nov. Thank you to all the artists that helped put this together.  There are so many I know if I start naming them I will forget someone:). The organisers have told us that there have been over 450 tickets sold already for Friday so let's hope we are very successful!. 

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2019 Selection Day for New Exhibiting Members

Our Selection Day was on Saturday 27 July 2019 in St Catherine's Village Hall and was well attended.  Congratulations to the following members who are now acclaimed Exhibiting Members of the Society.

 

David Hardcastle, Janina Klein, Val Thorpe, Stephen Pitchforth, Michael Gallone, Sandra Tingle, Sarah Thien and Therese Ferrero. 

 

We hope that those who were not successful this time will not be discouraged and will try again next year.

2019 Autumn Exhibition at West Horsley Place

This was our last show before Covid and therefore is a bit of history.  It was for Exhibiting Members at West Horsley Place, Epsom Road, West Horsley, KT24 6AN.

It ran from Saturday 2nd to Sunday 10 November 2019. Volunteers helped run the show as always.  

As part of ensuring the quality of the showed works, browsers were priced at £50 or above.  Artists submitted two paintings each priced at £100 or above.  Limited edition prints of works exhibited sold for at least £50. The exhibition did not include cards.

The Exhibition was a great success.  Sales at the show were £14,500.  71 paintings and browser items were sold from 31 artists. Visitors spent a considerable amount of time at the show.

 

Although the show is over you can still see the information for members who entered their works, downloaded by clicking on West Horsley Exhibition Rules and West Horsley Entry Form

Stewards volunteered by using the stewards form that is part of the entry form to declare their interest. 

2019 Spring Exhibition - was opened by Anne Milton MP

This ran at the extended Pavilion at the Guildford Cricket Club, Woodbridge Road, GU1 4RP. All members could enter.

The show dates were from Saturday 23 March to Sunday 31 March 2019 with opening hours of 10:00 to 18:30 daily.

The 2019 Spring Exhibition Rules are available for reference.   They can be downloaded by clicking on this link here.  The 2020 rules will be very similar but will be issued nearer the time. 

Exhibits at the Exhibition were photographed and some of those images used in either the Pavilion Gallery or the archival Gallery pages on this website and other social media.

if you click on Pavilion Gallery you will be taken to those website pages containing images of the Spring Exhibition exhibits. 

The Spring 2019 entry forms are available for reference. This form lets you volunteer to help with erecting the show and stewarding at the Pavilion. You download the entry form by clicking on this link.