The November meeting was a celebration of the 2019 year of member's art, participation prizes for the monthly art challenges as well as the Founder's Trophy awards. Members brought platters of 'art of a plate', voted for the best artworks and enjoyed a social evening together. It was difficult to chose photos so this is just a small selection to give a feel of the evening. Artland kindly sponsored prizes for participation in the monthly challenges and ET&H sponsored some prizes for the Founders' Trophy. Big decisions to decide on the top artworks A selection of some entries A selection of some entries A selection of some entries A selection of some entries Members awaiting the results of the judging process This happy face won a prize for "art on a plate" Members enjoying yummy snacks Chicken wraps with plum sauce and micro sprouts held together with individually crafted toothpick 'paintbrushes'
Di Metcalf and a group from the Urban Sketchers led an interactive evening in which they shared what their group is about and how it fits into the International movement of Urban Sketchers. Several members of this group had their work on display and we were encouraged to chat to the artists to find out more about their work whch was on display. We even engaged in a quick Urban Sketching experience in the hall and displayed the results on the wall. It was an interesting, inspiring and fun evening! Di Metcalf standing on her soapbox (oops ... no ... her sketching stool ;-) ) telling us about the adventures of joining Urban Sketching in Porto, Portugal Urban Sketcher Eleanor Faulkner (right), CAS members and guests More members learning about the Urban Sketching Group and their approach Admiring sketches by Di and Eleanor Janie Siebrits chatting about one of her sketchbooks An example of the sketching done on outings Some of the sketches completed by
Karin and Linda registering members with competition entries Excitement mounts as registration takes place Members enjoyed socialising before the AGM started Welcome to our new members on the left! Members chat as they collect books from the CAS library Ian delivering the Chairman's address and thanking the many people who have made this a successful year for CAS Voting for the artwork that best interpret the theme 'Space/ Spaced' Artland generously sponsored the prizes First place to Karin Davel for her clever interpretation inspired when washing her husband's coffee cups! Amidst evenly SPACED cups "One Hollow SPACE Has Been Satisfied" Second place to Jennifer Mitchley for 'No SPACE' Third place for Kim Watermeyer's very creative interactive artwork "Watch This SPACE" Fourth place to Judy Hilton-Green for "Looking into SPACE" Fifth place to Lyn Northam for "