May’s edition of Artists & Illustrators Magazine features work by President Billy Showell and SBA fellow member Elizabeth Hellman.
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Julia Trickey has won an award at the Royal Institute of painters in Watercolour exhibition at the Mall Galleries. Sarah Wood also has two paintings in the show. You can see the online catalogue here, Julia’s painting is on page 13.
We are indeed bereft to hear of the passing of Jenny; on behalf of the Society of whom she was a founder member we would like to express our sadness. My recollections of Jenny was that she was always smiling, forever encouraging and immensely talented. I was lucky enough to know her and at times receive good advice and enjoy her company. She will be sorely missed by us all. Our past president has written a short piece on Jenny’s career which is just a snapshot on what was a shining career in art. Billy Showell PSBA Jenny was an independent spirit with a forceful personality, an experienced botanical artist, tutor and passionate gardener, frequently opening her vibrant two-acre garden to the public through the National Gardening Scheme.… Read more
Open membership to the SBA is now open, live and anyone can join. Take a look at the benefits of joining the SBA and how to join on the membership tab or click this link.
Here is the latest important information regarding our exhibition for overseas artists, about where to send artwork if they want it framed and also what they need to do about VAT registration. Framing Costs and Services for Overseas Artists VAT guidance for overseas artists