Award winners for 2019
o The Drawing Prize for merit in drawing in any medium was awarded by Lillias August RI, to Mary Anstee-Parry for “Horses, Parachutes and Whistling Boys”
Horses, parachutes and whistling boys
o The Margery Miller Award for a painting in oils was awarded by Patrick Chung to Linda Page for “Above and Below”
above and below
o The Doris Curd Award for a landscape painting in any medium was awarded by Patrick Chung to Jean Perrett for “Going Home”
o The Watercolour Prize for a painting in traditional Watercolours was awarded by Patrick Chung to Roy Margerum for “Tranquility”
o The Arts Society, Bury St Edmunds kindly provided an award by Lillias August RI for her selection of an outstanding entry to
Sara Muzira for “Cornwall”
The following work was classified as Highly Commended
o By Lillias August RI for the pencil drawing “Greek Doorway” by James Heyworth
o “Walking through the Bluebells” by Margaret Colman
The prize for the Visitors’ favourite painting goes to Brenda Corbett for “High Fibre Lunch”
“High Fibre Lunch”
Spring Exhibition 2019 at the Cathedral Cloisters
Thank you to our many supporters and visitors at the Exhibition which we hope you enjoyed. Please continue to visit our website to see what we’re doing and view our members’ Gallery for more paintings and drawings for sale
* previously known as NADFAS – the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies
Bury St Edmund Art Society’s 2019
73rd Annual Exhibition
Will take place in the
Bury St Edmunds
from Friday 17 May 2019 to
Bank Holiday Monday 28 May inclusive, from 10am to 4.30pm
Rosie Copeland February 2019
Official opening reception and announcement of awards by
Patrick Chung, Deputy Mayor at
6 pm on Friday 17 May
James Heyworth Ickworth tree
Exhibition by kind permission of the St Edmundsbury Cathedral
EXHIBITIONS - 2018
This years SUMMER EXHIBITION is at the APEX in Bury St Edmunds
The Bury St Edmunds Art Societies 72nd Annual Exhibition.
This years exhibition has now closed at the APEX, here in Bury St Edmunds.
We can now reveal the public vote for their favourite painting in the exhibition.https://v1clikpic.clik.com/admin/preview.cfm?reset=1
The most votes was for 'In her Red Shoes', an oil painting by Tatiana Creed.
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Our exhibition in the APEX was opened by Lady Carla Carlisle.
Lady Carla Carlisle
Lady Carla Carlisle was also judge for prizes in the artwork on show.
Apex Exhibition prize winners for 2018
The Margery Miller Award for a painting in oils.
Awarded to Rachel Wood for her entry “Shallots and Pot”.
The Doris Curd Award for a landscape painting in any medium.
Awarded to Liz Wright for her entry “River Lark, Icklingham, Winter” in oil.
The Watercolour Prize for a painting in traditional watercolours
Awarded to Reinhild Raistrick for her entry “Tree Peony Seed Pods”.
The Drawing Prize for merit in drawing in any medium
Awarded to Mary Anstee-Parry for her entry “Parachuting Dancers” in pencil.
The Carla Carlisle discretionary award
went to Sara Muzira for her pastel exhibit.
The exhibition is open from Tuesday 26th June to Sunday 15th July inclusive.
More photos from our opening night on 26th June -
Opening exhibition, Rosie Copland and Lady Carla Carlisle
Also (on the right) distinguished guests Patrick Chung and Estelle Hamill.
BSEAS exhibition opening night 2018
Photos from earlier in the evening before guests arrived -
APEX Gallery Wall 1
APEX Gallery Wall 2
APEX Gallery Wall 2
APEX Gallery Wall 3
APEX Gallery Wall 3
BURY ST EDMUNDS ART SOCIETY – 2017 IN THE MARKET CROSS GALLERY
A Montage of photos from the exhibition opening on Sat 17th June 2017
We opened our free admission 2017 art exhibition to the public on Friday 16th June at the fabulous Market Cross Gallery. Our members have done some stunning work so thank you to them and we’d like to welcome everyone who came and met us. Special thanks to Council and APEX staff and all the unnamed but much appreciated supporters from everywhere who helped our committee get this exhibition on the road in just over three weeks. Julia Wakelam officially opened the exhibition on Saturday 17th June at midday and awarded a range of four prizes for best in their class.
EXHIBITIONS FROM OUR 70th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 2016
BURY ST EDMUNDS ART SOCIETY AT THE APEX
Our new exhibition at The APEX in Bury St Edmunds started on the 13th September and was open until 9th October.
This was a fantastic exhibition at the APEX gallery, which is part of the well known APEX auditorium.
Part of the APEX Exhibition 2016
APEX Exhibition 2016 - Launch night
~ FROM EARLIER IN 2016 ~
THE 70th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION OF BURY ST EDMUNDS ART SOCIETY AT THE EDMUND GALLERY