Welcome to our home page

winnersAbergavenny 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 photograph was taken after the judging of the recent en plein air painting competition held by the Abergavenny Art Group.  From left to right:  Louise Colllis and Liz Davies, the judges; Olwyn Pugh; Diane Dawkins, runner up; Linda Wood; Sheelagh Kerry, winner.

woodAbergavenny 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 oil painting is by Linda Wood who is a member of the Art Group.

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


Framing your Paintings

Framed by John has moved to Monk Street (opposite St Mary's Church) in Abergavenny and is open for business. 

Courses in Art

mcclogoCommunity Learning:

For details of the various art courses run by Monmouthshire County Council's Community Learning in Abergavenny click on the MCC logo.

alex brownPainting with Alex Brown

A renaissance man in his approach to painting and teaching, Alex embraces a diverse variety of subjects. His love of colour and observation unifies his work, whether it's a landscape or abstract piece. Alex achieved his degree in Fine Art Painting at Camberwell School of Art in the early 80s and has been a professional exhibiting artist ever since. He has work in private collections in the UK as well as public collections; The Transport Museum London and Art for Hospitals to name a few! Click on the image to visit his website.

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.

  • The first prize of £100 in the en Plein Air competition for amateur artists has been won by Sheelagh Kerry.  Runner up was Dianne Dawkins who won £50. Go to Page 3 for more information.
  • The Abergavenny Art Group has recently published its Programme for the rest of 2018 and 2019.  Click here for details.  Click Here.
2018 opening
David Tod, Abergavenny Rotary Club's President opens the 81st Exhibition.
  • Mark Warner gave the Art Group a plein air demonstration in April.  See Stop Press for more details.
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Click on this image to visit his website for more information on him, his work and the painting holidays that he runs.

  • A new webpage has been introduced to celebrate Agnes Beverley Burton one of the founding members of the Art Group.  Click on her name to open her page.
  • logoThe Summer edition of the Abergavenny Art Group's newsletter is now available to see and download. Click on the logo.
  • From February 2017, Abergavenny Art Group's meeting and workshops  moved to Abergavenny Community Centre, Park Street, Abergavenny.  Click on the above image for programme details.
  • Several pieces of work by the late Hugh Davies have recently come to light.  Visit his  web-page by clicking on the above image.
  • Click here for the Course Brochure of Abergavenny Community Learning.
  • 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 £30.  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.

  • 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.