Summer Exhibition 2019

14 — 26 August

Please hand in your work and the entry form at Victoria Hall, Shaldon between 09:15 and 09:45 Wednesday 14 August. Framing notes are here.

Preview and prize giving, wine and nibbles will be on Wednesday 14 August at 6:30pm.

Collect your work on Monday 26 August at 5:45pm.


Awards will be presented for Best Picture, Best Overall Entry, Flowers, Most Innovative, Landscape, Marine painting, 3D Sculpture, Abstract Work, President’s Choice and Guest of Honour’s Choice.


Each paid up member of the society may submit the following:

  • up to three pictures/suitably finished canvasses ready for hanging (not reproductions or giclee prints) — £2 per entry
  • up to four mounted but unframed pictures (not canvases or boards) including prints, please state on the label — £1 per entry
  • up to six 3D works ( any aids not made by the artist used in preparation of the piece must be stated on the TAS card attached to the entry) — £1 per entry        
  • a maximum of 20 cards in multiples of 10, to be sold at £2 each — £1 for 10 cards

The society will deduct 15% commission from the price of each work sold except cards.

All entries must be the artist’s own original composition and design in any media. All 3D work to be the creation of the artist from conception to completion. Other art forms including sculpture, hand crafted individual prints, etchings, linocuts, digital and photography are encouraged. Entries must not have been shown at either the society’s Spring or Summer Exhibitions in the previous 15 months. The society will try to hang all work submitted but the committee may exclude any item considered unsuitable or which does not meet the society’s entry requirements.

All work should be clearly marked on the back with the artist’s name, telephone number and the price of the work.  

A completed TAS label should be attached to the lower edge of each framed picture and in the top right hand corner on the front of unframed work. 

All exhibiting artists must assist with stewarding. Book your slot by email or phone, Mike Wall 07760417677

Eric Hayne’s 100th

An invitation to Eric’s private view and 100th birthday celebrations 13 July

What an achievement. And what an exhibition and party this will be at TAAG, 13 July 6pm to 8pm. Please bring a plate of food and something you and others would enjoy drinking.

Membership and discounts

Membership cards and shop discounts

Your 2019 membership card can be collected from Voyage, opposite TAAG. If some members find it difficult to get to Voyage then please arrange for a colleague to collect it on your behalf.

Discounts have now been arranged for members in some of the local shops. Just show your in date membership card.

Voyage (Teignmouth) 10%

Picture This (Teignmouth)  10%

Bracken Gallery (Chudleigh) 10%

Axworthys’ (large art shop in Paignton) 10% over £5 spend

Laura Wall (Teignmouth) 5%

Mixed media course

Shan Roberts –  course at Voyage

Shan Roberts is running a course on mixed media at Voyage, Somerset Place on Mondays between 10:30 and 12:30. Shan has planned the course both to introduce beginners to mixed media techniques and to help those more experienced to improve their skills in their chosen media. The course started on June 10th but there is still one place if anyone would like to join in at any stage.

Spring Exhibition

Allenby Trophy

Keith Bowcock’s painting ‘Early Start’ won the Allenby Trophy in the 2019 Spring Exhibition, receiving the most votes by the public for Best Picture.

There was a lot of excellent artwork on display at the Victoria Hall, Shaldon, and the competition was stiff. It was a very well attended exhibition.

Message from our new Chairman 

It was a privilege to be voted in as Chairman at our recent Annual General Meeting. I am also pleased to say that we now have a number of new members on the committee, who are already making a valuable contribution to the development of the society and who are a pleasure to work with. We have also lost some good committee members. Continue reading “”

RAMM Competition

RAMM Local Art, our submission selection

Thank you to everyone who entered work to represent the Art Society in the RAMM competition. It was amazing to see the enthusiasm and effort that members have put into this project.

There were 49 entries from which the panel selected 10 works that convey the theme Migration and show the wide range of creative talent in the society. Congratulations to all those who were selected.  Continue reading “RAMM Competition”

RAMM Exhibition

RAMM, Exeter Local Art show 2019

The competition itself is for local groups like TAS to compete for the opportunity to exhibit their members’ work in a prestigious venue in the centre of Exeter. The winning group will have their work hung professionally in a beautiful gallery where it will reach a wide audience. It is anticipated that the winning group will provide fifty pieces for the exhibition. All work must be wall mounted and must be offered for sale. Continue reading “RAMM Exhibition”