ArtWeeks Summer Exhibition

Wallingford & District Art Club’s (WADAC) Summer exhibition is on 25th and 26th May at Centre 70, the Kinecroft, Wallingford and is part of Oxfordshire ArtWeeks’ May event –  (WADAC is Venue 419). We are working alongside Wallingford Town Council to promote local artists and encourage visitors. At Centre 70 we will be displaying hundreds […]

Winter exhibition success

WINTER ART SHOW Over 20 members of Wallingford and District Art Club (WADAC) held their annual Winter art show from 18-19 November 2023 at Centre 70. Thank you to all the members who supported it. The event was a great success, attracting 418 visitors across the two days, up 19.4% on our winter show in […]

National success for WADAC member

Long-term WADAC member, Gavin Peacock, has achieved national recognition, being named the winner of the SAA artist of the year competition in the amateur still life category. SAA is the world’s largest community of artists, with over 43,000 members to date. Click here to view their website. Gavin’s painting, “Waiting for the King” is oil […]

Outdoor sketching day

On Saturday 24th June, a dozen WADAC members gathered at the historic Wallingford & Cholsey railway station for an untutored open-air sketching day. It was an exceptionally hot day, so everyone did well to get their sketches done, to such a good standard. We show a selection of the final sketches from attendees below. Carole […]

Successful Summer Exhibition

Wallingford and District Art Club is holding its annual Summer Exhibition on 13-14 May at Centre 70, Wallingford. Members are being encouraged to submit works that represent the theme, CELEBRATE, to mark the Coronation of King Charles III.

Pam features in Round & About magazine

WADAC member, Pam Sandhu-Dickens, was invited to contribute a full page article in the Wallingford issue of Round & About magazine in January 2023. Pam wrote about the benefits of joining the club to practice art and boost wellbeing. She outlined the activities on offer at the club.

January live-streamed demo

On a cold Tuesday evening, WADAC held its first ever live streamed demo. Around 22 members watched Claire Cross paint a Spring scene, which was live streamed to many other members at home.

December newsletter

News about the December 2022 Joyous art sale, classes return in January 2023, 1st live demo at centre 70 on 17 January returns…

Christmas Art Sale Success

Over 350 people visited our three-day “Joyous” Art Sale and enjoyed the beautifully presented paintings by 14 artists of the club.  Sales were good: 24 artworks, 85 cards, and 4 craft items were sold, and we raised £105 from art materials donated by members. Thank you all who contributed by showing your artwork, helping to set up and being on hand to welcome visitors.

November newsletter

On the hunt for new committee members; news on visits, demos and our forthcoming Christmas art sale from 2-4 December at 21 St Martin’s Street from 10am-4.00pm each day, featuring work from over 20 artists.

October newsletter

The October newsletter features an update on our Bunkfest weekend, our September demonstration, the outing to the Stanley Spencer Gallery and more.

September newsletter

An update on Autumn activities, including an exhibition of members’ works at The Great Hall, Cholsey; our stand at the Bunkfest Weekend; ‘en plein air’ painting days; and a live demo on contemporary oils.