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South West Arts Materials, in combination with the East Devon Art academy are raising money for the NHS COVID-19 Emergency Appeal. Take a look at the artworks for sale HERE
 There is still time to submit works [all profits to the charity]. See poster HERE
OUR OCTOBER ZOOM DEMO: Plein Air Oil painter Julie Dunster did a Zoom demo for us on 2nd Sept. The WRITE-UP [and slideshow!], which can be seen here!
And in a change of programme
OUR NOVEMBER ZOOM DEMO: Versatile watercolourist Catherine Beale will create a semi-abstract seascape for us in a Zoom demo on 5th November. (No Nov 5th fireworks except artistically!). For an example click here and for more about Catherine click here
Artist, teacher, and OVAS member, Matthew Davison is running a term of art classes this autumn. Full details can be found
HERE ('Absolute Beginners')
HERE  ('Absolute Intermediates')
 News Update at 31st August 2020
  • The online summer exhibition is here for the whole of 2020. See it HERE.
  • The Tuesday Morning Art Group remains closed till further notice. We HOPE to restart in 2020
  • Planning for future events are well in hand. More details soon and see 2020 programme [and click through to the 2021 programme from that page].
  • We are aware there is an issue about subscriptions in a year of such changed OVAS activity. We will consider what to do about this when things are clearer.  This is not what any of us would want, needless to say.
Older News
 Congratulations to Carolyn Barker, who was both Most Popular Artist AND painter of Most Popular Artwotk in our Summer 2020 Online Exhibition. 
Full results HERE
And our sincere thanks to all who took the trouble to vote. Thankyou!
We are sorry to hear that former OVAS member Wyn Appleford has died. Members wanting more details could contact Catherine Ager at

An example of Catherine Beale's exciting watercolours. See lots more HERE

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