30 Nov

Succesful Artcard Session

Posted by Marilyn

Our first afternoon session, held on 11th November, proved a great success. Instead of having an external speaker, six TGA members shared their experience of making Artcards of various types ...

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09 Sep

First Session at the Parish Rooms

Posted by Andy

Monday 8th September was a historic day for the Group. We held our first monthly session at our new venue, the Parish Rooms on Plymouth Road. We had around 36 members attending - more than attended any event during the last ...

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03 Sep

New Season, New Venue!

Posted by Andy

Welcome to another season for the TGA - hopefully our most exciting yet, culminating in our 60th exhibition in the Town Hall next June! We had a very sociable enrolment evening on Monday 1st September, welcoming 12 new members, most of whom ...

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03 May

Felt Workshop report

Posted by Andy

On 14th April, a rather different monthly session was held at Kingdon House - a felting workshop run by Lizzy Harris. Lizzy is a fibre and textile artist creating felt art. She lives and works on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon and works on her craft ...

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26 Jan

Terrace Exhibition 2014

Posted by Andy

This year we are having a second exhibition! We have arranged with The Terrace Restaurant in Tavistock for members of the TGA to exhibit their pictures from Monday 10th February until Sunday 23rd February, inclusive. This is a great opportunity ....

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09 Jun

Exhibition Poster / Flyers

Posted by Andy

It's now just 10 days until the exhibition opens - and it's time to step up efforts to maximise attendance by the general public, both locals and visitors. This year we have increased numbers of both exhibiting artists and paintings, and we want to see....

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02 Jun

Exhibition Reminders

Posted by Kate

Here we are - in the month of the Exhibition - hopefully you all met Ian's entry deadline of 30th May and that your masterpieces will soon be on show! As usual, we are appealing for able-bodied hands on deck on Monday 17th June....

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23 Apr

The Saltash Chronicles Embroidiery Project

Posted by Jen

I thought this was sufficiently local to be of interest to members of the TGA, who might like to offer their skills. The Saltash Chronicles Embroidery Project is a 'living' community project bringing together local artists and craft workers....

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04 Apr

Annual General Meeting

Posted by Rosemary

The Annual General Meeting will take place at 7:30pm on Monday 8th April at Kingdon House, Tavistock. All members are welcome and I do hope that as many of you as possible will be able to attend. Members of the Committee will....

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26 Feb

Upcoming local exhibitions

Posted by Kristin

There are two local exhibitions fast approaching for those of you interested in perhaps a day out. The first, at The Garden House Buckland Monachorum, will be held at the beginning of March through to April inclusive....

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28 Jan

Tavistock Times Article

Posted by Rosemary

I would like to draw your attention to the article in The Tavistock Times on the 24th Jan - which gives the TGA some good publicity. The picture below, taken by Yana's husband, wasn't used but we've included it here anyway....

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03 Jan

January Meeting - Portraits

Posted by Kate

Here's some notes from an email from Yana Trevail, the demonstrator at the January 14th Meeting. I feel it is easier to send you this so that you know what she suggests. As far as I can remember, there are tables available and I am sure the list is not set in tablets of stone. ....

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11 Nov

Membership Update

Posted by Kate

Having finally rounded up members who did not enrol on the Sept 3 Enrolment evening, I am now able to report that we have 71 Members. We lost 11 throughout the year for various reasons, but gained 15. I am sure that you will all do your best to encourage new members to join - good opportunity at tomorrow night's demonstration on Techniques on Water...

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06 Sep

Enrolment Evening Review

Posted by Rosemary

It was great to see so many of you at Monday's Enrolment Evening and to see the "new" members being looked after by those much more important than me! I hope you could see how busy we were on the desk and that long chats, for me, were not possible. My special thanks go out to Mary and Roger Gage who stepped into the breach to help at the 11th hour - what a pair!

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