2017 Summer Workshops Sponsored by Derwent

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Pastel Society Sponsors Derwent have kindly agreed to sponsor the Summer Workshops held at St George's College Weybridge Rd, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2QS

A special series of Pastel Workshops for the amateur and professional artist, tutored by members of the Pastel Society. The workshops cover a wide range of subjects and run from 10.30-4.00pm.
Participants should bring a packed lunch and their normal range of materials. Drawing boards and easels will be provided. Models will be available but for landscape subjects participants are recommended to bring sketches to work from

Monday August 21 - John Tookey -  Improving your Pastel Painting, Landscapes & Interiors WORKSHOP FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday August 22 - Jeannette Hayes - Landscape Abstraction WORKSHOP FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday August 23 - Caroline Bays - Full figure costume in charcoal & graphite pencil

Thursday August 24 - Sue Relph - Life & Portrait Drawing for all abilities

Friday August 25 - Antony Williams - Developing Portraits

PASTEL WORKSHOP FEES - Early booking advisable
£60 per day or £55 per day if booking four.
*Reduced fee for Friends of the Pastel Society are £55 per day or £50 per day if booking four or more.

Contact Sue Relph
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TEL: 07711 360 379/01344 890 883.

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Call for Entries

Featured Artist

Valeriy Gridnev
Gridnev Valeriy In Studio

 ' In Studio '
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Valeriy Gridnev

Valeriy Gridnev PS ROI RP

Biographical Details:

Valeriy Gridnev was born in Russia in 1956. After studying at Sverdlovsk Art College from 1976 – 1980 enrolled at St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in 1983 and graduated in 1990. His graduation project “The Early Years” won The Gold Medal of USSR Academy of Arts. Valeriy worked for 4 years from 1990 at St. Petersburg Academy of Art’s postgraduate “creative” studio. Valeriy has been a member of Russian Artist’s Federation from 1991.
Since 1999 Valeriy has lived and worked in the UK. He has became a member of the Pastel Society in 2003, Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 2006 and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2011.

Societies:

The Pastel Society
Royal Institute of Oil Painters
Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Scholarships, Awards, Prizes:

• 1990 The Gold Medal of the USSR Academy of Arts.
• 1991 elected member of Russian Artist Federation.
• 2000 “Pastels of the Century”, London. Frank Herring award.
• 2003 “Pastel Society Exhibition 2003”, London Frank Herring award.
• 2003 elected member of British Artists Pastel Society.
• 2004 “Not the Turner prize competition 2004”. Winsor and Newton/The Daily Mail finalist prize.
• 2005 “Royal institute of oil painters’ exhibition”, London. Windsor and Newton award to best non-member picture.
• 2006 “Pastel Society Exhibition “, London. Orange Street Gallery Uppingham Prize.
• 2006 “Royal Society Of Portrait Painters”, London. The Arts Club Award.
• 2006 elected member of British Artists Royal Institute of Oil Painters.
• 2011 elected member of Federation of British Artists Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

Exhibitions:

Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2017
The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2017
Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition 2016
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2016
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Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2015

Website:

http://valeriygridnev.com/

     


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