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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 »
Life After Stroke Awards 2016
By Conquest Art on 1st November 2016
Formby Group Member, Barry Parkinson was nominated this year for a Creative Arts Award, part of ‘The Life After Stroke Awards 2016’. The Stroke Association hosts these awards every year to recognise the achievements of everyone affected by stroke. They celebrate stroke survivors for showing tremendous spirit and determination after their stroke. This award is ... Read more »
News from Our Worcester Park Group
By Conquest Art on 31st October 2016
On 5th July 2016, we opened a new Conquest Art Group in Worcester Park at St Mary’s Church, Cuddington.  We are a small, friendly group, and members and helpers have enjoyed getting to know each other while pursuing their individual artistic interests. Three of our members, Angela, Vedica and Jan are keen watercolourists and have ... Read more »
Conquest Art in Dorset!
By Conquest Art on 31st October 2016
Our new group in Bridport, Dorset opened on 3rd October 2016! The group meets on a Monday morning every two weeks from 11:00am to 12:30pm at Bridport Christian Fellowship, Kings Square, Kings Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3QD. Why not come along, your first session would be free and thereafter there would be a nominal charge ... Read more »
Reigate’s Open Morning
By Conquest Art on 3rd October 2016
On Wednesday 28th September 2016 Reigate Park group held its annual Open Morning.  Our doors were opened to the public to meet the artists and view an impressive exhibition of their work. Visitors also enjoyed tea and cake and were able to buy greetings cards sporting wonderful artwork by the group. We were delighted to ... Read more »
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