Isle of Man Art Society's May 2002 Newsletter
Thank you to everyone who helped make our Easter Exhibition2002 at the Isle of Man
College such a success.By now those among you who sold paintings will have received their cheques.Well done and thank you
to Peter and Phil for their efficiency and hard work.
The Raffle Prize of Elixabeth Walsh's "Gang" painting was won by Mrs O'Brien.
There are a few places left for Graham Hill's Painting Week July 22-26th.We are pleased
to welcome him as our summer tutor as he comes highly recommended. Please book as soon as possible. You can see
examples of his work and a biography at Thie Ellyn.Send a cheque for £65 for five days, or £15 for one day to the Secretary,
Cathy Galbraith,Thie Ellyn,Off Withington Road Douglas Isle of Man.
The Anti Cancer Association Charity Stall for Tynwald Day If you would like to donate
any paintings framed or unframed please leave them in Thie Ellyn so they can be transported in good time to help raise money
for this good cause.
Please comment on this new web site-most suggestions will be welcome!!
Our next Exhibition is the Castletown Heritage Exhibition on Sept 6-8th held in Castletown
Town Hall.The subjects are usually scenes of the South of the Island.
Our Autumn Exhibition will be held in Thie Ellyn on October 26-28th.
Before that there is the Ramsey Agricultural Royal
Show when we hope to have a table so if you could paint small paintings on 1/8Imperial and protected by cellophane,
they can be on show at the Royal.
The Draw Away Programme for Thursday evenings will have been posted to you. If you
can join us do feel free to come along. We generally retire to a local hostelry afterwards.
There is a new Craft Centre at Silverdale where it will be possible to decorate plates
which will be fired afterwards.If you wish to exhibit some of your paintings there for sale do go along.
We hope you have a good, safe and colourful holiday.
Your Comments and Ideas Please
If you have any comments on the location of the Easter Exhibition at the Isle of Man College, or suggestions about future
events please let us know.