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JAN
12

Click here to read about AMY'S commission.

AMY ROBSON – Painter‘Commissioned Painting within Commissioned Painting’ I was commissioned by two friends to paint a London interior as a gift for a mutual American friend.  She was moving back to Charleston, South Carolina after over twenty years of living in the UK. The client had a much-loved and beautifully decorated home in south London so an oil painting of it was hopefully going to make a perfect memento of her time in London.      The brief as agreed with the...amy 3
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OCT
22

Private View of Public Art

To stumble across 'The Muse' one dark autumn evening is thrilling.  Standing solidly adjacent to the road as you leave Lambourn towards Wantage is an imposing dark building, dramatically lit.       The Muse, a complex of studios and workshops where Sioban Coppinger and Pete Penfold welcomed us warmly. In that reassuringly friendly atmosphere we discovered red wax impressions of a hand, a fleshy fish, and a skeletal bird.     Friends and artists explored the gr...Welcome EDITED
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SEP
17

Out of Season Events for Friends of MOS is launched

We are very excited about launching our first programme of Out of Season events for 2014/2015, exclusive to Friends of MOS. These events offer a fascinating insight into an exceptional artist’s work and practice in the Open Studios area. Our debut event entitled 'Private View of Public Art' will be held in October.  This is a studio visit and talk by distinguished sculptor and Marlborough Open Studios exhibiting artist, Sioban Coppinger FRBS.  Sioban is renowned for her witty public...Sioban Coppiner workshop cropped
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JUN
12

Wiltshire Life Article #2

We have a lovely write up in Wiltshire Life Magazine this month. The magazine is already available and is July 2014. Claire Waring the writer, always has clever ways of weaving stories together. This is a 5 page spread about Marlborough in which she talks about several  local artists including Vincent Stokes, Kate Wade, Colin Palmer and Jacqui Melhuish. It features great photography and mentions the MOS open days and includes our special open day event at the Chapel in Marlborough College ...wiltshire life marlborough
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MAY
26

Making friends with more visitors!

Thank you to all members who contributed to our first list of potential Friends of MOS. We delayed sending our description of the Friends of MOS scheme in order to include our smart invitations to the Chairman's Private View of the 'Summer Show' at Mount House on Friday, 30 May.  This is our first event for potential friends.  The preparations gave us time to design the graphics for the leaflet and form. Well, 'us' is something of a euphemism for Michael working his magic! At the ...Friends SIDE A 26May2014 COVER
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