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Summer Exhibition 2022

June 10, 2022


Saturday 18th June – Sunday 19th June 2022


The Orangery
Squires Garden Centre
Haliford Road
Shepperton TW17 8SG

Opening Times:

Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am to 3.00pm

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Summer Exhibition

June 22, 2019


This was our first exhibition since the move from Windsor Street and was held in June at The Orangery, at Squires Garden Centre in Halliford Road over a weekend. The exhibition was staged to make locals aware of our community and it’s new base in Sunbury at the Riverside Arts Centre. We hope they liked what they saw and come and join us at one our three weekly sessions or our two monthly Saturday sessions. We had a display of Portrait and Life studies to show what we do.
The venue proved popular with artists who liked the good light, high ceiling and amount of wall space allowing more and larger artworks to be hung. We had over 120 quality artworks on show and the hanging was professional and impressive.
Setting up
Exhibition_2019_11Ready for opening.

Exhibition_2019_05Winner of the Sheila Hudson Colour Prize: Still Life with Lobster by Lisa Roissetter.

Exhibition_2019_06Winner of the Barrie Novell Life and Portrait Prize: “Caught in the Footlights” by Avis Al-Rikabi
The David Wentworth award for composition went to Mike Smith for “The Multi Storey”


Barrie Novell was a much loved model known to many of our artists who died shortly before the  exhibition. A part of the space was dedicated to Barrie with pictures of him from all of our sessions.

The exhibits were a mixture of priced and not for sale items. Visitors interested in a particular picture or artist are invited to leave details so the artist can contact them after the event. We do not take any commission.We would like to thank Squires for the use of The Orangery, their helpful staff and great coffee.”

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AGM – Thursday 27th June 2019

June 12, 2019


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the nineteenth ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Company will be held at Riverside Arts Centre, Sunbury-on-Thames on Thursday 27th June 2019 at 7.30pm.


  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Minutes of previous Annual General Meeting
  3. Chairman’s Report
  4. Presentation of the Accounts
  5. Appointment of Auditor
  6. Election of Directors
  7. Any other business


Dated: 6th June 2019

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Friday Evening Portrait Sessions’ Video

December 22, 2018


A video by Nerissa Deeks and Joe Smith of Friday evening portrait sessions at the Riverside Arts Centre in Sunbury.

Chertsey Artists – 3 Weeks, Week 1: Nerissa Deeks from Joseph Smith on Vimeo.

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Thursday morning sessions

December 22, 2018


‘Thursday morning sessions at The Riverside Arts Centre in Sunbury-on-Thames finished this week. We are only taking one week off and are back again on January 3rd at 10.30 in the Craft Centre.’


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Change in venue for drop-in sessions

May 4, 2017


Due to the closure of the Windsor Street studios our open sessions have migrated to other venues. The majority of the sessions will now be held at the Riverside Art Centre in Sunbury:

Riverside Arts Centre,
56 Thames Street,
TW16 5QF

Note, the studio is across a courtyard via an alleyway to the right of the main entrance in a separate building with a green door with a sign “Riverside Craft Centre”. The studio is on the first floor to the left of the staircase. Toilets are on the ground floor to the right of the entrance.

See here for more details of the sessions.

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