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bateson springAbergavenny Artists is a web-site designed to promote the art work of local artists both professional and amateur and to provide a "hub" from which links can be made to artists in Abergavenny and its surrounding areas.

There are numerous professional artists living and working in and around Abergavenny and they welcome your interest in their work and invite you to browse this site.  Furthermore they welcome you to visit their workshops, studios and galleries to see their work first hand.  Locations and contact details are given.  

The above painting in acrylic is entitled "Spring" and by Julia Bateson who is a member of the Abergavenny Art Group

skirridAbergavenny Art Group consists of like minded people who get together to discuss their work and exchange advice and tips. There are professional artists who want to encourage and help others develop their skills; amateur artists who want to improve their skills; and beginners who want to learn to paint, draw or express their ideas on canvas.  The above watercolour painting of the Skirrid is by Alan Barnie who was a member of the Art Group but sadly died last year.

Our Artists

The artists who live and work in the Abergavenny area are listed to the right.  Click on their names to see examples of their work and details of themselves, their careers, and their locations and contact information.

Abergavenny Art Group

art groupThere are many more details about the Art Group on this web-site. Follow this link to find out more about the Abergavenny Art Group.

Prints from Paintings

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Landscape Artist of the Year 2017

Dear Reader,

My name is Talitha and I work for the TV company who produces ‘Landscape Artist of the Year’ for Sky Arts. We are currently looking for artists to take part in the new series, and I am hoping this might be of interest to your readers and artists.

The competition is open to both professional and amateur artists and all mediums are welcome (apart from digital artwork). Here is a link to our website with access to the online application form - https://www.skyartsartistoftheyear.tv/landscape

Regards... Talitha


Courses in Art

community educationMonmouthshire County Council's Community Education Section are running numerous art related courses this year.  For example: watercolour for beginners, Drawing and painting for beginners, Waterbased painting, Art portraits, Mixed media, Life drawing for beginners and improvers.  These courses are located in Abergavenny and Usk, starting in September.  Click on the image for further details.


FSC advertThe Field Studies Council (FSC) have recently launched their new programme of Arts courses.  FSC is an environmental education charity with 70 years’ experience of providing courses which inspire people of all ages.  Their courses may be of interest to you as they cover many topics including sketching, watercolours, oils and botanical illustration as well as craft and photography courses.  The short residential and one-day courses on offer are available at all levels of expertise and benefit from expert tuition throughout.  Click on this advert for details.



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News in Brief.

open studiosAbergavenny Art Group is participating in CRiC's Open Studios during the Spring Bank Holiday at Abergavenny Community Centre.  Click on the logo for more details.
logoThe Spring edition of the Abergavenny Art Group's newsletter is now available to see and download. Click on the logo.

  • The 3rd En Plein Air competition at Pontypool Park is to be held over 13th to 17th June.  Click on the image below for more details.
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  • It is with regret that we hear of the sad death of Mrs Joyce Bracchi who was an artist of some repute and who was a member of the Abergavenny Art Group. 
  • Artists are getting themselves ready for CRiC's Open Studios event which takes place over the Spring Bank Holiday.  See What's On for more details.
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  • From February 2017, Abergavenny Art Group's meeting and workshops will move to Abergavenny Community Centre, Park Street, Abergavenny.  Click on the above image for programme details.
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  • Several pieces of work by the late Hugh Davies have recently come to light.  Visit his  web-page by clicking on the above image.
  • For some details of Abergavenny Art Group's 2016 exhibition go to Gallery 8 .
  • Click below to check up on the Programme details and dates for Abergavenny Art Group:calender
  • Why not join the Abergavenny Art Group?  Membership costs £23.  For more details of the Group click here.
chapel cottageChapel Cottage Studio and Gallery have recently published their programme of classes and courses. Click on image for details.
facebookAbergavenny Artists has now joined facebook - visit the page.

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  • What's on at the National Gallery and others - Click here for more details.
holidayAre you thinking of a Painting Holiday?  There are a few suggestions and contacts on Page 3.