The Fife Shell Art Exhibition, (sponsored by Shell UK), will run in Lochgelly Centre from Saturday 5th October until Saturday 23rd November 2019. The Exhibition will feature several artists from Dunfermline Art Club. A preview evening for participating artists and guests will be held on Friday 4th October 2019.
This is a reminder for members wishing to attend the club Christmas Dinner on 3rd December that in order to secure the booking, a deposit of £10 per person should be paid by Wednesday 25th September (either by cheque made out to Pitbauchlie House Hotel or cash please).
See post from 10th September for full details.
The Club Christmas Dinner will be held again this year in the Pitbauchlie House Hotel, Dunfermline on Tuesday 3rd December, (6.30pm for 7.00pm). Club members, together with spouse / partner, are welcome at a cost of £26.00 per person. Will all members wishing to attend, please add names to the list posted on the club Notice Board or alternatively give confirmation to either Nancy Aitken (Social Secretary) or the Club Secretary, Mike Sutherland-Brown. In order to secure the booking, a deposit of £10 per person should be paid by Wednesday 25th September (either cheque, made out to Pitbauchlie House Hotel or cash please), with the final balance payable by 20th November at the latest. You can navigate to view the Menu by clicking on the Pitbauchlie House Hotel link highlighted above. It’s the “Festive Dinner” option.
Additionally, if anyone has any special dietary requirements which need be catered for, please make these known when making your reservation.”
A 15 minute walk from Burntisland station.My mum Susan Smith in the studio downstairs is also open.Please share with anyone who may be interested.Please note – my studio is up two flights of steps.
The club will be hosting a demonstration by still life and landscape artist Jonathan Koetsier at the Townhill Studio on Tuesday 29th October commencing 7.00 (until 9.00)
Originally from South Africa, Jonathan is currently based in St Andrews and his demo at the club will focus on still life in oil. He has exhibited work at the Fraser Gallery St. Andrews, Frames Gallery Perth, Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh, Grilli Gallery Edinburgh, Mall Galleries London, Beside the Wave Gallery in Falmouth and more.
You can view Jonathans’s website via this highlighted link.
Members wishing to attend should add their name to the notice in the club studio. There will be a £3 fee for this event payable in advance if possible to Annette Burgess.
Congratulations to Tony Felton who was elected Dunfermline Art Club President at the clubs Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 27th August. Tony succeeds Alan Booth who has stood down as President after three years in the position. Our sincere thanks go to Alan for his excellent contribution and service to the club during this period. Please also see the “Committee” tab on the website for other committee changes which saw the retrials also of George Aitken, Austen Clark and David Jones. Sincere thanks to all for their work over the years. The changes become effective immediately.
September has almost arrived when the new season’s membership fees fall due. The annual subscription for 2019-20 will be £40 (an increase of £5 from previous years). This becomes payable as from Sunday 1st September 2019.
We feel sure you will agree that the membership fee provides extremely good value. As well as 50 weeks’ of Club meetings in a very sociable environment, members also have the opportunity to exhibit work in the Clubs Gallery in Unit 22 of the Kingsgate Shopping Centre, and have their work featured in two major exhibitions and other events throughout year.
Payment of fees may be by cash or personal cheque made payable to Dunfermline Art Club. Committee Members will be on hand at the club to receive and record payment and issue your new membership card. A facility to make payment directly to the clubs account via bank transfer is also available if preferred. Details available from the Treasurer.
Dunfermline Art Club Gallery in Unit 22 Kingsgate Shopping Centre, will soon be accepting members submissions for the next Gallery hanging period which will run from 29th August through 19th October 2019. New exhibits will be accepted during normal Gallery opening hours (12-4 pm on Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th August). Paintings will be hung on Tuesday 27th in advance of the Gallery re-opening on 29th. A maximum five pictures may be submitted and it has been agreed that although the hanging fee will remain at £2 per picture, where four pictures are paid for, the fifth will be hung for free.
Original artworks only can be accepted for hanging, not prints. However, prints, as well as original unframed pictures, may be submitted for display in the browsers.
Members also should note that the same paintings may not be exhibited in the Gallery on consecutive hanging periods. Unsold items from the previous hanging period should be collected from the Gallery at the earliest convenient