Category: IEA Artists

Annual Exhibition 2017 News – Award

The Michael and Teresa Hill (Picturecraft of Holt) “Best In Show” Award “Entrée of the Pas de deux” – Pastel painting by Michele Ashby We were captivated by the subtlety of tone within this pastel painting which has been beautifully achieved through the play of light and shade. The painting contains good use of ‘token’ highlights and Michele has shown confidence in allowing…

Annual Exhibition 2017 News

Opening the 2017 Open Exhibition on Friday night, Bob Brandt referred to the IEA’s genesis in discussions in the spring of 2012 between The Gallery owner, Adrian Hill, and the institute’s first president, Brian Ryder. After five years of gradual development, he said that this year the IEA had ‘come of age’. In 2017 three weekend workshops have been held,…

Boats, Beaches and Barns

If you are in Norwich this week, don’t miss IEA founder member Andrew Dibben’s excellent exhibition of water-colours at The Forum. The exhibition ends on 16th September. He has copies of his latest book entitled Boats, Beaches,and Barns for sale

Munnings Weekend – September 9th & 10th

Last weekend saw the IEA’s Munnings Workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers ROI.   Jane Hodgson, Event Organiser reports……. “We were very lucky with the weather, and thanks to Haidee-Jo’s excellent teaching and Jean and Jim Powers fantastic food, we had a whole weekend of outside painting.  Gus and Mary Kitson really put themselves out to help, even sitting and holding a…

IEA Workshop – A great success!

A great time was had by all on the last IEA workshop at Cley. Reactions from people on the John Tookey Workshop praised the tutor, the venue with parking, the snacks and the pop-up charity sandwich bar. John was at his best, joking and explaining while he demonstrated each day.  He was self-depreciating, so no-one felt overawed.  Yet his paintings…

Artwork Photography

The IEA recommends the services of Jody Lawrence if you are looking for high-quality photographs of your artwork, especially leading up to the online submission process for this year’s Open Exhibition.  Jody offers a complete artwork photography service for all types of painting and sculpture, including pictures already framed behind glass. He provides high and low-resolution files as jpegs or tiff files suitable for…

Watercolour Workshop

I am delighted that our member Ian McManus has agreed to run a watercolour workshop in Ely on 8th and 9th April for the IEA. Having seen him demonstrate, I can guarantee that all water-colourists, even those who would like to become water-colourists, will find his teaching hugely encouraging and positive.  Ian has an instinctive eye for good design and…

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