News/Events

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Continuing with the KAC online demonstrations we are delighted to have Lorna Hamilton back with us to demonstrate

the use of cold wax in mixed media painting. The Zoom demonstration will take place at 7,30pm on Thursday 7 October at 7.30pm. Links for the meeting will be sent to members as usual before the event.

Members are invited to submit their artwork by jpg for the next online exhibition by Close of play on Friday 15 October 2021. The online exhibitions will be available here on the Club website or on our Facebook page.

PAST EVENTS

 

KAC Lockdown Virtual Exhibitions 

Like many others, members of Kilmood Art Club used their time in isolation and at home to pursue their art. KAC members agreed, in the absence of other outlets, to publish their artworks in a virtual exhibition. We hope you enjoy seeing the exhibits in our Gallery

 

MEMBERS' PAINTING EVENTS

During the summer months 0f 2021 members met in the open to create art together in Bangor Castle Walled Garden (July) and Castle Espie (August) 

 

The June KAC virtual meeting on Thursday 10 June at 7.15pm will be an online paintng and sketching session on the theme of "Large, Grey and Unmistakeable - Sketching Elephants" Sketching wildlife is all about the process of looking and thinking of shapes and  movement. 

KAC members are particpating in the "Leaves for Life" campaign and members met outdoors at Delamont Country Park on Thursday 3 June 2021 to work on their campaign contributions. Further details are available on the KAC Facebook page at the link above. 

 

A members'painting night took place on Thursday 1 April on the theme of Spring Flowers and Foliage.

 

A Members' Figure Drawing night took place at 7.30pm Thursday 4 March 2021. The evening was facilitated by Marianne Kennerley from Boom Studios, Bangor.

A members painting night on the theme of "Down on the Farm" took place at 7.30pm Thursday 4 February 2021. The Members' tips session on the topic of Masking was led by Margery Lavery.

A members painting night on the theme of "Transport" took place at 7.30pm Thursday 14 January 2021. 

RECENT ZOOM DEMONSTRATIONS

Thursday 6 May at 7.30pm 

Artist  Ruth Edens worked in oil pastels on a floral theme.

Friday 12th March 2021 7.30pm

London - based Artist Kate Wilson demonstrated in Egg Tempera. Kate is an experienced art teacher with experience from Morley College and City Lit Adult Education College.

Thursday 11 February 2021at 7.30pm.

Artist Lorna Hamilton gave a Zoom demonstration in oils on the theme of  "loosening up". Lorna painted three floral still life paintings in a simultaneous exercise in abstracting

Thursday 7 January 2021 7.30pm

Watercolour artist Grahame Booth demonstrated a scene of Strangford Lough.

Thursday 12 November 2020 7.30pm - Les Sharpe

Les demonstrated the use of acrylic, inks and leaves in producing an autumn abstract

Thursday 5 November 2020 7.30pm - Connor Maguire.  

Connor demonstrated a still life of a Gin Bottle painting in oils

Thursday 1 October 2020 7.30pm  - Ciara Gilmore. 

Ciara provided a demo on Zoom of an abstract acrylic on canvas.

Thursday 24 September 2020 7.30pm Sandra Robinson - "Sculpting the Head in Clay". 

Sandra demonstrated the sculpting of a head in clay

Latest Exhibition Awards

Following the successful 30th Kilmood Art Club Annual Exhibition in October 2019 the following prizewinners were announced:_

Millennium Palette - Valerie Craig " The Mournes"; Second Place - Violet Spence "Cow Parsley"; and Third Place - Ann Fitzsimmons  - "Sketrick Sunset".The Inishbeg Trophy for the winner of the public vote at the exhibition was won by Margery Lavery for "Fight or Flight". Images are available in the Gallery 

Membership Vacancies

A limited number of vacancies for new members are available. Contact the Secretary, Kilmood Art Club here

Events

Live demos and painting nights

Kilmood Art Club live ZOOM demos and painting nights will continue to take place during COVID restrictions. Zoom invitations will be issued to members in advance of each event.

KAC Annual Exhibition 2021

The 2021 Annual Exhibition will take place online as has been the recent arrangement during the COVID19 pandemic. The exhibition takes place in October 2021 here and on the Club Facebook page.