Long Gallery
  The Long Gallery features prominent artists & group shows such as the Black Swan Arts Annual Open

Long Gallery Exhibitions

Artwork by Oliver Bedeman
Artwork by Oliver Bedeman

Title: Oliver Bedeman
Date: 16 January – 18 February
Preview: 5 January 6-8pm – all welcome
Curators talk: 5 January 5.30pm – for Volunteers & Friends of Black Swan Arts only

Paintings, etchings and drawings by Oliver Bedeman.

Completing a Foundation Course at Wiltshire College, and a Degree in Painting at Brighton University, Oliver went on to The Royal Drawing School, where he won the Lady Rothermere Award. He then had a years’ residency at the school and taught on their outreach program. Selected for the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Prize at the Mall Galleries, London his painting toured with the prize to the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence. His most recent showing this autumn was at The Fine Art Society in London.

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Artwork by Suzanne Woodward
Artwork by Sarah Ball

Title: Frome Arts Society
Date: 24 February – 10 March
Preview: Friday 23 February 6-8pm – all welcome

The first of 2 annual exhibitions by Frome Art Society.

Frome Art Society was formed in 1979 to encourage local people to become involved in painting and drawing.  The exhibition provides a showcase of the wide variety of styles and techniques by members.

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Title: Black Swan Arts Young Open 2018
Date: 17 March – 7 April
Award presentation: 17 March, 12pm (midday)

The Black Swan Arts Young Open Art Competition continues to go from strength to strength.  In 2016 there were more than 300 entries, not only a record number but a 100% increase on 2015. In total, more than 150 schools have been involved over the past four years making this a flagship exhibition we are immensely proud of.

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