• Graham, a sculpture by Lin Fews
  • from Ocean Bloom by Maureen Morris
  • from September Rose by Sylvia Ditch
  • from With Nanna by Dilys Hawkins
  • from The City by Anji Horlock
  • from Landscape and Rock, Symonds Yat by Joy Morgan

Our next exhibition

Our next event is a two day Art and Craft Exhibition at the Shire Hall in Monmouth on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th October.

The exhibition room is a excellent space and we will be filling it with an eclectic collection of creative work. The Shire Hall is in Agincourt Square in the centre of Monmouth – there is a large car park nearby.

The exhibition is free and will be open from 11 am to 4 pm on Friday 7th and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday 8th.

Protheroe Prize Exhibition 2016: the winning artworks

Our Protheroe Prize Summer Exhibition was held at the Shire Hall in Monmouth from Wednesday 27th July to Sunday 31st July. Opening hours are 11 am to 4 pm.

The artworks entered were judged by three independent judges, and the winners are shown below. Click on the images to see larger versions.  Congratulations to all the artists!

The prizewinners:

Also commended:

About WGAS

West Gloucestershire Art Society is based in the Forest of Dean.

We are an exhibiting group who provide ways for our members to exhibit their work at events that we arrange and at events arranged by others. Our focus is on exhibitions, not meetings. Members receive a newsletter with information on our events and other art-related activities in Gloucestershire and the Wye Valley.

Membership is open to all artists – there is no vetting procedure. All members can exhibit their work. Our subscription is just £12 per calendar year (pro-rata for new members joining during the year). You can download a membership form here: Membership form

To contact the Society please phone 01594 542636.

WGAS at the Miners Country Inn

MinersCountryInn2WGAS members’ paintings are now on show at the Miners Country Inn at Sling. The Inn is managed by Sam and Steve Jenkins, who are bringing a fresh approach to dining out in the Forest of Dean.
You can see a selection of our members work in the bar/restaurant area of the Inn during normal opening hours. All the works on display are for sale, and the selection changes every 10 weeks.

Please support Sam and Steve and see our artworks at the same time!