postheadericon Annual show under way

Preview night at the society's 87th annual show, at Gracefield Arts
Centre, Dumfries. Pictured (left to right): exhibition organiser Kathleen Woods, eminent horticulturist Allen Paterson of Grovehill, Thornhill, who opened the show, chairman Fiona Robertson and the society's new president, Hazel Campbell. The president and Mr Paterson both praised
the standard of exhibits in the show, which runs until August 9th.

More than 200 works were chosen by the selection panel: (left to right:
Jane Blair, Jane B Gibson, Ewan McClure, Bella Green and Alan Hawker


SEPTEMBER EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY - See Programme for details and forms.


WHAT MEMBERS ARE DOING - see the Noticeboard


Spring magazine now available online. See Membership page



Pictures which have become refinements, subtle gradations, transitions without force, call for beautiful blues, reds, yellows, matter to stir the sensual depths in men. That is the starting point of Fauvism, the courage to return to purity of means.

Henri Matisse