For all artists & art lovers

We inform and encourage all artists & art lovers through our monthly presentations and demonstrations.

A full yearly programme of activities includes workshops, exhibitions visits and social events.

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Art Society Life Drawing
Rugby & District Art Society Demonstration
Rugby & District Art Society Wood Turning
Rugby & District Art Society Exhibition
Rugby & District Art Society Exhibition
Rugby & District Art Society Live Demo
Rugby & District Art Society Painting

Welcome

The aim of Rugby & District Art Society is to foster all forms of art in the town and district. The membership is a representative mix of amateur and professional artists and others interested in the arts in Rugby and a wide surrounding area.

Our monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm are held at Dunchurch Village Hall.

Monthly Meetings

Practical Workshops

Exhibitions

Day Trips

Painting Holidays

Sketching Evenings

Painting
Sculptures
Ceramics
Print Making
Exhibitions
Workshops

The Easel

Rugby & District Art Society Newsletter

Our newsletter is The Easel. This is a showcase for all aspects of the Society’s activities. It reports committee meetings, events, exhibitions and anything else that is thought to be of interest to members and those who would like to learn more about our Society.

In the August issue of the Easel:

  • John's emergency masterpiece.
  • Portrait of a famous Irish poet.
  • Dancer turns painter to produce lovely pictures.
  • Plus a report on our Bank Holiday show at Barby
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2018 Award Winners

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President’s Award
Heather Lyons "Lone Oak"

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Vice President’s Award
David Newell "Soul Singer II"

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Ivor Cox Watercolour Award
Jim Watson “Kingswear”

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Acrylic Award
Tony Keach "Early Snowfall on Halls Fell"

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Pastel Award
Barbara Harvey "The Thames by Night"

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Oil Award
Colin Bywater Grey Morning Hungerford Bridge

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Any Other Medium Award
Paul Torr "Small is Beautiful"

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Alan Sime Award for an English Landscape
John Lines "Mid Distance, Monks Kirby"

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Abbeycraft Artworld Award
Joe Douse "Norwegian Fjord Waterfall"

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Highly Commended
John Lines "Winter Hedgerow"