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GLENROTHES ART CLUB
Leading the Way in Arts and Crafts in the Glenrothes Area
Caledonia House

Glenrothes Art Club is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation No: SC 049835 - Leading the Way in Amateur Arts & Crafts in the greater Glenrothes area. Unless otherwise stated, all photographs are Copyright Ian Sloan Photography.

Archive


The Theme for December was anything to do with Winter.

Here are the fantastic entries. 

For any enquiries or further information, please contact our new President, Helen Dick. email: glenrothesartclub@gmail.com

CHRISTMAS SALE IN FULL SWING!

POP ALONG AND SUPPORT OUR FUNDRAISING EVENT - DETAILS IN BOX BELOW.

 

 

FIFE ART (SHELL) EXHIBITION

Great News! Our Member, DARIA SWALES is a WINNER in the 2020 Fife Art Exhibition. Here is her work "Puffins" which is on sale for £50. Finally a better quality image!

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More Great News!

PAISLY HUTCHISON (age 13 years), a member of our Teenage Art group, #TAG, has WON the YOUTH AWARD. Congratulations.

Her painting is "Doyouthinkhessuarus" and is on sale for £150.

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Also exhibiting are four other Members - 

Helen Dick "Nice To Sea You" -

£90  

Maureen McInnes "From Inside The Cave, Looking Out To Sea" -

£158

Diane M. Shevels "Looking South From Kirkcaldy" -

£95

Ian Sloan "Dysart Foreshore" -

£25

(Apologies for quality of images - they are screen shots from my computer.)

OnFife have produced a VIDEO of the Exhibition as it is not yet possible to visit.

 

A short version of this Video can be found HERE

The full video is here 

A very successful Christmas Buffet and Quiz held on Saturday 14th December

See all the photographs - CLICK HERE

Members attending Special General Meeting 6th October 2019

The Art Club took a major step to becoming a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) today. Revised Constitution adopted at a Special General Meeting and we now make application to the Scottish Charity Regulator.

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GLENROTHES ART CLUB WELCOMES JENNY GILRUTH, MSP

We are delighted that the MSP for Mid Fife and Glenrothes visited our new Studios and Club Rooms in Caledonia House. After a tour of the facilities and a discussion on the future plans for developing the Art Club, Jenny wrote in the Guest Book " An absolutely fabulous local community club - as ever, I am blown away by the talent we have locally". Lilian Sloan, Club President added "I wish to thank Jenny for her continuing support of Glenrothes Art Club and interest in our plans to make our Club a great resource for people interested in arts and crafts in the local area".

Left to right: Lilian Sloan, President; Jenny Gilruth, MSP; Ian Sloan, Secretary

DRIFTWOOD WORKSHOP

The Club held a successful Driftwood Workshop on Saturday 2nd November with Tutor, Pauline McGee.

   

More photographs (courtesy of Pauline McGee) are HERE

THE ARTY BUNCH EXHIBITION

Many thanks to Courier  for promoting the groups for 8-12 years and teenagers in Glenrothes Art Club
 

FiFab Charity Cheque Presentation on Friday 30th August 

Lilian Sloan accepts donation to Glenrothes Art Club to assist with costs of Annual Exhibition and the work of the Club with young people.

 

3rd to 9th August 2019

CONUNDRUM

We are delighted that our Caledonia House Studios is currently holding its first full exhibition. The space (approx.60 feet by 30 feet) is available for hire with a very reasonable rate. Applications Forms and Conditions of Hire are available from the Secretary. Congratulations to Member, Alan Kennedy, for creating this amazing presentation of installations, art and music. Support him by giving the exhibition a visit until 9th August, open every day from 12 noon to 5pm.

Free Admission.

Here are a few pictures from the opening event.

                

MEMBERS' NEW YEAR BUFFET

To celebrate the start of our 2019 programme of activities, events, classes and workshops, we held a New Year Buffet and Quiz on Sunday 13th January, in the new Clubrooms and Studios in Caledonia House. 

The slide show of photographs is:

HERE

 

All normal the programmes of activities have now restarted from Monday 14th January.

A successful "Welcome" event for Members to view the new premises and enjoy a buffet on 5th December 2018. The album of photos from Wednesday is HERE.

  

The Art Club has resumed normal activities - come along and enjoy your amateur art.

IMPROVE YOUR PASTELS SKILLS
Very successful Workshop with Clare Yarrington on Pastels on Saturday 28th April
     

See all the photographs HERE
Website    www.clareyarrington.com
Facebook @clareyarrington

Twiddle Muff Project

The Tuesday Afternoon Craft Group have an interesting Twiddle Muff Project. 

The Craft group have been making Twiddle Muffs as an ongoing project and have been in contact with Fife Dementia Resource Centre, Alzheimers Scotland, in Kirkcaldy who are happy to distribute them to people in need in Fife.

We are going to pass some of the Twiddle muffs on to them but will also keep some to be sold to help with Art Club funds.

We need more wool!

If any club members have any oddments of wool, ribbons, etc, no matter how much or how little, any type of wool, we can use anything to make these items and help a worthy cause and the Art Club too.

If you need anymore information please contact the Craft Group. 

See the slideshow of photos HERE

See a slideshow of photographs of the Monday Group.

A hive of activity, as usual. Come along and join them!

Click to go to Photographs page

HERE

Very successful PRINTMAKING workshop held on 27th January 2018 with Catherine King, Tutor - view slideshow of photos on Photographs page. Click HERE. This is a sample:

 

 

   

 

Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards

Lilian Sloan, Art Club President, was a Finalist in the Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards last night held in the Rothes Halls. She was nominated in the "Volunteer of the Year" category for her work in Glenrothes Art Club.

         

GLENROTHES ARTS CENTRE

PROGRAMME

Please note that the eagerly anticipated Workshop on Printmaking is a day workshop (not 2 hours). There is no charge for this, only the £1 registration Fee. Materials supplied.

TUESDAY 8th NOVEMBER 

10am—3pm 

INTRODUCTION to PRINTMAKING with ANDREW PARRY

and due to illness the Paper Folding Workshop on 12th November is CANCELLED.

MORE EXCITING PROGRAMME ITEMS TO FOLLOW .........KEEP AN EYE ON THIS WEBSITE

Norma Stewart, Margaret West, Billy Cauldfield, Lilian Sloan, Candice MacKenzie, Cllr Ian Sloan & Angela Ross. Pic: Steven Brown

Norma Stewart, Margaret West, Billy Cauldfield, Lilian Sloan, Candice MacKenzie, Cllr Ian Sloan & Angela Ross. Pic: Steven Brown

 

GLENROTHES ARTS CENTRE GETS GREAT COVERAGE IN GLENROTHES GAZETTE

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE

 

The Theme for December was anything to do with Winter.

Here are the fantastic entries. 

For any enquiries or further information, please contact our new President, Helen Dick. email: glenrothesartclub@gmail.com

Lots of Activity Going On

 Come along and enjoy the facilities. For more information send a message HERE

   

Some of our Members on a Wednesday Afternoon

Thanks to Karen Crombie for the photographs

 

Great to see Members returning to activities in our Caledonia House Studios and Clubrooms. Here are three Members at the Tuesday afternoon Craft Group.

And at the Monday Afternoon session

 

Thanks to Alan Kennedy for the photographs

Good Publicity

We have had good coverage of our move and upcoming activities in the local press.

The link to the large piece in Fife Today is HERE, and the article in the Courier is below.

Josephine Gillespie at the Glenrothes Arts Centre

1st SUCCESSFUL EVENT

Thursday 29th September 

Demonstration 

with Josephine Gillespie

  

Josephine Gillespie was born in Iloilo City in the Philippines where she grew up and studied, graduating with a BSc degree.  She and her husband moved to Newport-on-Tay, in 1989. She also works as an illustrator for DC Thomson.

Thursday 6th October 2pm – 4pm  

DRAWING CLASS 

with Josephine Gillespie

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