In accordance with government guidelines, Greenock Art Club will not be open to members until further notice. The AGM will be postponed and fees suspended until the doors open again. Please keep in touch and share your artistic endeavours on our new Facebook page – ‘Greenock Art Club virtual group’ and on the Whats App groups. We wish you all well during this difficult time and look forward to seeing you all again in the, hopefully, not too distant future.
Greenock Art Club will remain open as usual, although the Monday Class and the Tuesday Craft Class have taken the decision to stop meeting for a short period. Attendance is at your own risk. Jim Owens is going to wipe down surfaces and door handles etc. Thanks, Jim! Updates will be posted here and on the Whats App groups.
Well done to all the young people who entered the competition and exhibition. The work is spectacular! It was encouraging to see so many different approaches: drawing, painting, embroidery/sewing, screen printing, mono-printing and photography. Themes ranged from still life, portraiture, landscape, the built environment, the natural environment and fantasy. So much young talent in our community! Thank you to Inverclyde council for their support. Special thanks also to Gourock Rotary Club, who we are joining forces with, to give our young people even more opportunities in the future. Please have a look at our Greenock Art Club Award 2020 gallery using the drop-down menu.
We had a terrific demonstration by Nichol Wheatley in December. Nichol gave us some great tips about priming canvases and using the ‘Golden Section’ to produce balanced compositions in our paintings. It was a joy to watch him apply paint with a bold and confident approach. Many thanks to Nichol for the masterclass. We hope to see him again, soon.
Our next event will be the Greenock Art Club Award exhibition and competition for young artists in Inverclyde which takes place in the Stables Studio on the 24th of January. We are looking forward to seeing some exceptional work from our local youth. Still a few weeks to create a masterpiece!