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Member we have sadly lost…
By Conquest Art on 30th September 2016
Stoneleigh group is missing one of our number, Richard, who died in September 2016.  Richard had been a Member at Stoneleigh since 2012  and despite our urgings, or perhaps because of them, he continued to paint his pictures his own way.  Richard came from “God’s own country” Yorkshire, and had a wonderful dry sense of ... Read more »
Embrace Art Exhibition
By Conquest Art on 30th September 2016
The Embrace Art Exhibition is a celebration of artwork by artists of all ages who have a disability or sensory impairment valuing the contribution they make to society. Our Godalming members participated in this event which was held at Holy Trinity and St Mary’s, Guildford from 6th to 15th September 2016.  As well as the ... Read more »
2016 Annual Exhibition Review
By Conquest Art on 31st August 2016
We held our Annual Art Exhibition at Bourne Hall in August and for the first time in many years there was an opening event for Conquest Art Friends and supporters where we were able to talk to people about the work of the charity. Several pictures were sold at this event and a lot of ... Read more »
Missing a Formby Member…
By Conquest Art on 26th July 2016
Eileen was a member of the Formby Group for 10 years. During more recent years she had suffered some health issues which meant she could not always come but it was always a delight to see her when she did attend and we all realised what an effort it was for her on some days. ... Read more »
New group opened in July 2016!
By Conquest Art on 25th July 2016
We have opened a new group in Surrey: Our Worcester Park group meets every Tuesday at St Mary’s Cuddington, The Avenue, Cuddington, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 7HL. From 1:30 to 3:30pm. Why not come along, your first session would be free and thereafter there would be a nominal charge of £1 per week and a ... Read more »
Epsom and Ewell Arts Festival
By Conquest Art on 30th June 2016
The very first Epsom and Ewell Arts Festival was held from 24th to 26th June 2016. It was a weekend packed full of music, art, theatre, dance, literature, photography, film, crafts and a whole lot of talent! Check out our display that our amazing members painted – each postcard represents something of Epsom and Ewell. ... Read more »
Generous donation from The Rotary Club Epsom
By Conquest Art on 20th June 2016
In September last year the Rotary Club of Epsom, together with Ewell Rotary Club, held a very successful Fun Day at Hook Road Arena. It was attended by well over 12,000 people and the net profit has been shared between the two clubs with the intention that the funds would be used to support local ... Read more »
A Journey with Barbara Lewis
By Conquest Art on 31st May 2016
Our group meets at Carshalton Beeches Baptist Church and we are so fortunate to meet in a building which was designed for easy access for people with disabilities. We also have a most dedicated and skilful group of volunteers, all of whom are artists in their own right. This means we are ideally placed to ... Read more »
Lack of confidence to radiant face
By Conquest Art on 21st April 2016
The Gibson Award was set up at the request of Gladys Gibson who made provision for an annual trophy to go to the member who has shown particular achievement during the year. This year Janet Cozens from the Godalming Group was nominated for the award. Janet could not attend the AGM so Lady Shepperd and ... Read more »
And the prize goes to…
By Conquest Art on 21st April 2016
At the Annual General Meeting each year our Patron, Lady Shepperd, sponsors an exhibition of artwork by Members. The theme is set by Lady Shepperd and is open to all interpretations and types of media. All items are displayed at the AGM at which time a selection and awards of first, second, and third prizes ... Read more »
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