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

Floor One Awards Exhibition

IMPORTANT: New requirements!

There are new requirements, which mean all those entering the exhibition must give more attention to their final details of artwork, as NO changes will be accepted after the entry closing date.

We will be doing an exhibition catalogue and need the details early in order to prepare and print it.

The deadline for handing in your completed Entry Forms is Wednesday 6th November

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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 October issue of the Easel:

  • Report on the AGM
  • The August Members Night, 'A Black and White Success'
  • All the latest news and plans for 2020
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Older Editions

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"