News


We have all been shocked and saddened by the death of our Committee Member, Geoff Clifford. Geoff was a founder member of the society, and a very active Chairman in its early years; he will be greatly missed. Following a private family funeral, there will be a Memorial Service in […]

Sad News


Charlbury Art Society has launched a Community Art Project to make and install a swoop of swifts. Around fifty individual birds will be made of mosaic and placed on the Nine Acres Pavilion wall in the courtyard outside the library. During 2017 the Art Society organised a number of popular […]

Community Art Project




The Spring Show was a great success with a good number of entries from seventeen artists. Although the number of entries was a little lower than usual the quality was very high with a number of first time exhibitors. We sold seven pictures and lots of cards etc. taking over […]

Spring Show UPDATE


We have this year’s winners of The Charlbury Street Fair Art Competition!  They are: 1st Alfie Thorpe 2nd Genevieve Walkden 3rd Jack O’Reilley The theme this year is “Alice in Wonderland so, as you might guess, the standard was very high and difficult to judge.  Well done Alfie, Genevieve and […]

Young Winners of Art Competition


Alison welcomed us to her cottage in Fullbrook on a lovely warm and partially sunny morning.  Sadly only two of us turned up but we spent a relaxing morning in her garden which had many aspects to inspire an artist as well as being full of structural planting and pathways.  You missed a […]

Plein Air Painting Day – Yew Tree Cottage











At the recent Carterton Lions Exhibition, our very own Lee Belcher not only sold one of her paintings but it was also voted by the public as “Best in Show” (‘Low Tide, Budleigh Salterton‘ bottom centre in the photo).  Congratulations Lee!

Winning Entry!



Today, 24 January, the sun was shining and lit up the room and the model. What a treat! And, see the concentration on our faces! I am still looking for new models, so if anyone is happy to sit still for 2 hours – you can read a book – […]

Portrait Sketching



We had the first of a series of portrait sketching sessions last Tuesday. This year, we are in the Larcum Kendel Room. There were 10 of us and there was a lot of concentration. We are extremely grateful for our model, and would welcome volunteers to sit for us for […]

Portrait Painting/Sketching



The Have-a-Go Workshops have been very popular, and great fun for both workshop leaders and participants. There was a real buzz in the room, and it was very exciting to witness the images and shapes emerging – see for yourself on this photo. We had some very positive feedback, and […]

Have-a-Go Workshops




Our Art Exhibition kicks off to a rousing start with a special champagne reception after the community centre ground-breaking event featuring David Cameron! The exhibition looks fantastic, it also runs into the Green Room this year – do come along and look around. Teas served here all afternoon Street Fair […]

Champagne and VIPs!