Dumfries and Galloway Fine Arts Society

The arts site for south west Scotland

'Annual' No.89 under way

Chairman and exhibition co-ordinator Kathleen Woods and president Hazel Campbell with Vicky Jardine-Paterson (centre) who opened the society's 89th annual exhibition at Gracefield on Friday July 15. Eighty members are showing 230 works in the exhibition, which continues until August 13.

Some of the stages involved in getting the show up and running are illustrated in the other photos here, starting with the hand-in on July 9. Martine Berlemont and Muriel Collins receiving entries and treasurer Chris Otty, in the background, takes care of the fees.

Selection: Alan Hawker holds a craft item for the selectors to consider, on July 10. The selection panel are, left to right, Irene Gall, John Clark, David Rose, Katherine Wheeler and Alison Proudlock.

Arranging: Accepted entries laid out on the gallery floor on Monday July 11 to help decide what goes where, overseen by Kathleen Woods, preparatory to hanging by Gracefield staff.

Looking ahead...

Do you have an idea or a contribution for the society's autumn magazine? If so, the editor would be pleased to hear from you by the deadline of September 3. Meanwhile, back numbers of the magazine can be downloaded from the Membership page.


The society's 89th annual exhibition continues at Gracefield, Dumfries, until Saturday August 13.

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