Exhibition 2010

Congratulations are due to everyone who helped in the organisation of our our Fourth Annual Exhibition which was held on 20th November 2010 in aid of Peterborough Alzheimer’s Society and St. Andrews Church, Netherton. The combined efforts of everyone ensured that this year’s exhibition was another great success – nearly £1000 was raised for the charities. The final figures are:-

Description Amount
Exhibit entries and sales £476.20
Entrance Fees £173.00
Raffle at Exhibition £135.00
Raffle at Art Class £19.20
Refreshments £204.10
Total £1007.50
Less expenses (Harpist) £40.00
Grand Total £967.50

Val and Bob presenting the 2010 chequesAs seen here, cheques for £483.75 each were presented to

  • Rev. David Miller of St. Andrew’s Church and
  • Mr Kevin Bowyer, Support Services Manager of Peterborough & Huntingdon Alzheimer’s Society

at the Friday Watercolour Class on Friday 3rd December 2010. Letters acknowledging the donations can be seen here.

Seventy-nine artists exhibited 347 works in a variety of mediums, including Oils, Acrylics and Watercolours, together with a few prints and ceramic pieces. Although it was an Open Exhibition and therefore open to all local artists, nearly half of the contributors were our own members who displayed about 45% of the entries. A total of 14 paintings were sold –

Exhibits sold at the Annual Exhibition 2010

No. Exhibit Artist
028 Remembrance Joan Walford
046 Scabious Lois Wright
100 Girls Wanna Have Fun Bob Frank
105 Genesis Bob Frank
119 Low Tide Thomas Allen
182 Heron June Farrer Western
215 Remembrance Carole Boyer
228 Searching For Food Jean Jones
242 Far From The Madding Crowd Anita Simpson
248 Cathedral Evensong Anita Simpson
277 Dragonflies Bob Frank
282 Lady In Waiting Neville Hufford
286 Lady Salsa Sheila Roberts
330 Autumn Tint Pat Wright

Photographs of the event, taken by our members can be seen in the slide show here.

Thanks to all, hope to see you next year!