Caterham Art Group

Welcome

The Caterham Art Group is a society of amateur and professional artists drawn from Caterham and the surrounding area in Surrey. The group has been active for over 50 years and currently boasts a membership of around 100. It is open to artists working in all the popular mediums - oil, watercolour, acrylic, pastel and scaperboard - and people with an interest in art. All abilities are catered for and beginners are encourage to join to further their ambitions

Demonstrations

The group holds nine demonstrations/mini-workshops and three informal evenings throughout the year.
“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.” Oscar Wilde
for all Caterham Artists

Sketching Group

The group ventures ouside six times on a monthly basis during the summer at various locations in the area

Workshops

On three Saturdays a year the group organises painting workshops in the most popular mediums like watercolour, oil and pastel.

Annual Exhibition

The highlight of the year is the annual summer exhibition where members showcase their talents to a wider public audience.
Notice board APRIL DEMONSTRATION We welcome back Adebanji Alade on April 25 who will be painting an Urban Scene in oils. The venue is the United Reformed Church, Harestone Hill, Caterham CR3 6SX. The evening starts at 7,30pm. Visitors are welcome; a £4 fee applies.  SKETCHING GROUP Wednesday April 18th Horniman Museum. Victorian bandstand, conservatory, Views over London, gardens. There is not a lot of parking nearby so public transport is a better option to get there. There is a direct train from Caterham to Forest Hill [£7.80 anytime day return], or there are buses from Croydon. From the station it is a 5 to 10 min walk to the museum.   Meet at the café at 11am. Entry to the museum and gardens is free; optional ticketed items are as follows, aquarium £4, butterfly house £5, and the Colour Rainbow revealed exhibition is £7.70.  APRIL WORKSHOP The first of this year’s Saturday workshops takes place on April 14. It is being led by Paul Simmons . The medium is watercolour and the subject for the day, which Paul will demonstrate, is a Street scene with a cafe and people.  You can either tackle this subject or bring along your own reference material and do you own thing. What ever you choose to do Paul will be on hand throughout the day with help and guidance. The day will close with a quick critique.  Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day. Bring your own lunch.with a landscape as a subject and watercolour as the medium. Cost is £30 for members and £35 for non members.  Day starts at 10am with a 4pm finish. Bring your own lunch  ADVANCE NOTICE The group is organising a Summer School over four Saturdays in July and August. The tutor is Ian McManus and each Saturday will be devoted to a particular aspect of painting.
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Welcome

The Caterham Art Group is a society of amateur and professional artists drawn from Caterham and the surrounding area in Surrey. The group has been active for over 50 years and currently boasts a membership of around 100. It is open to artists working in all the popular mediums - oil, watercolour, acrylic, pastel and scaperboard - and people with an interest in art. All abilities are catered for and beginners are encourage to join to further their ambitions

Demonstrations

The group holds nine demonstrations/mini-workshops and three informal evenings throughout the year.
“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.” Oscar Wilde
Caterham Art Group
For all Caterham Artists

Sketching Group

The group ventures outside six times on a monthly basis during the summer months.

Workshops

On three Saturdays a year the group organises painting workshops in the most popular mediums like watercolour, oil and pastel.

Notice board

Annual Exhibition

The highlight of the year is the annual summer exhibition where members showcase their talents to a wider public audience.
APRIL DEMONSTRATION We welcome back Adebanji Alade on April 25 who will be painting an Urban Scene in oils. The venue is the United Reformed Church, Harestone Hill, Caterham CR3 6SX. The evening starts at 7,30pm. Visitors are welcome; a £4 fee applies. SKETCHING GROUP Wednesday April 18th Horniman Museum. Victorian bandstand, conservatory, Views over London, gardens. There is not a lot of parking nearby so public transport is a better option to get there. There is a direct train from Caterham to Forest Hill [£7.80 anytime day return], or there are buses from Croydon. From the station it is a 5 to 10 min walk to the museum. Meet at the café at 11am. Entry to the museum and gardens is free; optional ticketed items are as follows, aquarium £4, butterfly house £5, and the Colour Rainbow revealed exhibition is £7.70. APRIL WORKSHOP The first of this year’s Saturday workshops takes place on April 14. It is being led by Paul Simmons . The medium is watercolour and the subject for the day, which Paul will demonstrate, is a Street scene with a cafe and people.  You can either tackle this subject or bring along your own reference material and do you own thing. What ever you choose to do Paul will be on hand throughout the day with help and guidance. The day will close with a quick critique. Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day. Bring your own lunch.with a landscape as a subject and watercolour as the medium. Cost is £30 for members and £35 for non members. Day starts at 10am with a 4pm finish. Bring your own lunch ADVANCE NOTICE The group is organising a Summer School over four Saturdays in July and August. The tutor is Ian McManus and each Saturday will be devoted to a particular aspect of painting. For details click here