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Remembering our oldest member
By Conquest Art on 16th February 2017
Sadly we have recently lost one of our oldest and much-loved members. Arthur Miller came to Conquest Art with his wife Joy who had suffered a major stroke.  He says that he thought he could sit and enjoy a chat and a cup of coffee whilst his wife painted, instead we gave him a paintbrush. ... Read more »
“Do something Different” afternoon
By Conquest Art on 13th February 2017
At the first of our “Do something different” afternoons we asked each member to choose a picture and then to try to look at the picture in a different way, perhaps a more abstract style. It was a challenge but as usual Stoneleigh members set to and I think they enjoyed being more thoughtful and ... Read more »
A void in the Malvern group
By Conquest Art on 10th February 2017
George Hamblin joined the Malvern group almost from its inception about 10 years ago. He came as a helper but found his hearing loss made that difficult. Nevertheless he was always willing to help, very generous with his time, his knowledge and his own materials. He was a great encourager, interested in what others were ... Read more »
Bridport Group News
By Conquest Art on 31st January 2017
The Bridport Art group began at the beginning of October 2016. We started the group surrounded by Ursula’s inspiring artwork. At 11am eight people arrived. We didn’t know who was more nervous, but with cups of coffee and tea, we introduced Conquest Art. Christine read Ursula’s poem about forgetting all your cares and immersing your ... Read more »
Australia Day!
By Conquest Art on 26th January 2017
After visiting the Royal Academy of Arts Australian Exhibition last year, Jeananne (volunteer) persuaded me to buy the book for our art group and it has proved an inspiration to several of our members and to me. Member, Sundhar, as you can see has produced his own version of one of the pictures and has ... Read more »
Inspired to discover her confidence…
By Conquest Art on 20th January 2017
After joining Conquest Art I felt inspired to do a practical based art course. This I completed through ‘London Art College’.  As I have an interest in art I wanted to gain a greater awareness of different art techniques and skills. Doing this course has improved my confidence and ability in using different mediums. Many ... Read more »
A member we sadly lost
By Conquest Art on 10th January 2017
It was with great sadness that we learnt that John Remnant passed away the week before Christmas. John, who was profoundly deaf, became a Conquest Art member about 16 years ago. His daughter-in-law Penny was a helper and suggested he joined. Over the years, John has enjoyed tackling all the subjects introduced to the group. ... Read more »
World Braille Day!
By Conquest Art on 4th January 2017
On 4th January – it’s World Braille Day. Our Worcester Park Group Member, Sean Stanley is blind. He has enjoyed trying a tactile approach to painting in an abstract stained glass style. He drew a free design on a canvas board, which Carole, the group leader, went over with ‘artificial lead’, thus creating raised lines ... Read more »
AGM Date
By Conquest Art on 8th December 2016
Save the Date for our Annual General Meeting! Date:  Thursday, 30th March 2017 Venue:  St Mary’s Cuddington, The Avenue, Cuddington, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 7HL. More details to follow shortly.... Read more »
Keep Calm It’s Nearly Christmas!
By Conquest Art on 30th November 2016
Three new designs have been chosen for the 2016 Christmas Cards! A quantity of each design are available for sale on Our Gallery page. Prices are £3.00 for a pack of 5 including p&p. Once again we have created our 2017 Calendars and these are also available to purchase from Our Gallery page.  A perfect ... Read more »
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