We support artists by providing a creative, encouraging and friendly learning environment.



  • motivate members to paint
  • encourage regular attendance at classes
  • support and encourage each other
  • provide opportunities and resources which increase
  • knowledge about art and artists
  • improve the skill levels of each member
  • increase the self confidence of members
  • develop the appreciation of all art
  • encourage self expression
  • encourage social activity
  • maintain a high level of respect for the Society and the work of its members
  • promote the Society
  • increase membership



      Selecting tutors who:

  • are knowledgeable about a wide variety of art
  • are flexible in their approach to individual needs
  • allow for individual expression
  • support the use of a wide selection of media
  • provide supportive feedback to individuals
  • encourage self evaluation

  • holding at least one exhibition annually
  • ensuring that the venue is safe and equipment is appropriate
  • organising visits to galleries
  • encouraging members to socialise with all members at class
  • seeking opportunities for positive publicity
  • developing and maintaining a website
  • holding special activities for prospective members
  • continuing to support existing members