Remembering David Easton RI
27 December 2019
David Easton was a Member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and LSA Secretary for 7 years up to 2005 . . . .
Pete Underhill wins the Attenborough Award at the Open 30 Exhibition
20 December 2019
Pete Underhill has won the prestigious Attenborough Award at the Open 30: The People's Exhibition with his painting 'Naughty Sugar' . . .
Lyn Armitage wins the People's Vote Prize
12 December 2019
Lyn Armitage has won a prize sponsored by On The Edge for the most popular painting in the LSA Annual Exhibition 2019 at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery.
Meet the LSA Artists at New Walk Museum!
26 November 2019
LSA Annual Exhibition - Preview Evening
11 November 2019
Photos of the Preview Evening . .. with thanks to photographer Lisa Hall!
Ruth Singer – new Chair for LSA
22 October 2019
Ruth Singer is the newly elected Chair of Leicester Society of Artists, combining this role with Marketing Officer for the society . . .
New Members elected to LSA in 2019
24 September 2019
We are delighted to welcome 18 new members to Leicester Society of Artists. . . .
Emma Fitzpatrick is heading off on an artists residency next year
The Hogarth Sketching Competition - The Winners!
24 June 2019
We are delighted to announce that Nina Izynrova has won the Children's Prize in the Hogarth Sketching Competition at New Walk Museum on Saturday 22nd June 2019.
Cank Street Gallery Closes - by Lars Tharp
23 June 2019
"The closure of the Cank Street Gallery is a blow for the LSA and for the art-interested citizens of Leicester and our visitors," says LSA President Lars Tharp . . .
The Cank Street Gallery closes in June 2019
13 June 2019
The LSA is sorry to see the closure of Cank Street Gallery last week. The gallery, and its owner, Dayle Flude, enthusiastically promoted many established and emerging artists . .
A project led by artist George Sfougaras addressing both the real and metaphorical journeys of people and cultures has received funding from Arts Council England.
Siyuan Ren meets HM The Queen
28 May 2019
LSA member Siyuan Ren has her work on show at the Chelsea Flower Show . . .and met the Queen!
Jacqui Gallon has been awarded one of the162 A-N Artists Bursaries in the UK in 2019 which will fund her participation in the annual Art & Archaeology course in the Orkney Islands and three days' printmaking with Charles Shearer. . . .
"Even as I was researching and illustrating this book, the inhabitants of the island knew very little about a dynasty that lasted for six generations and which transformed the island of Crete", says George Sfougaras
Tim Fowler painting auction - Save the Hogarth for Leicester
14 February 2019
A chance to acquire a painting by Tim Fowler and also help the 'Save the Hogarth' campaign! Lot 300 at Gilding’s Auctioneers in Market Harborough next Tuesday
Lars Tharp - Save the Hogarth for Leicester
10 February 2019
LAST WEEK . . . .SAVE THE HOGARTH FOR LEICESTER!
LSA President Lars Tharp explains why saving the painting is of national significance, and of particular importance to Leicestershire.
Happy New Year! Catch this demonstration by Vivienne Cawson in the February edition of 'The Artist' - on sale in newsagents right now!