Deadline for entries 24 June

Friday 08 July  6 – 9 pm – Artist Talking event for our membership and friends
Friday 15 July  6 – 9 pm – Summer party for friends and guests
Photography • Print  • Giclee  • Drawing  • Painting • Textiles  • Collage
Max size A3 (29.7 cm x 42 cm) including frame
To submit
email one jpeg of one work to

In your accompanying email, state your name, title of the work, media, date and sale price.

eg: Liz Charsley-Jory, Wet Day, charcoal on paper, 2011, £250

 • All works must be for sale.
 £10 fee payable on drop off. 
SLWA will take 10% commission on sales 

Unsold works must be collected on the 16 July. Time to be confirmed.
This promises to be a lovely event to mark the end of this year’s Artist Talking programme of exhibitions and events.
 Bespoke Space is great space and we have the use of the outside courtyard.
Member artists are needed to help with the organization of the event.
Please say if you can help.


Creekside Artists is an inclusive artist cooperative which became a
registered charity last year. Our light, open-plan studios are based
in the centre of Deptford’s thriving art community. We hold 3 open
studio events per year as well as organising exhibitions and events
outside the studios.

Only 5mins walk from Deptford Bridge DLR or Deptford Rail (less than
10mins on the train to London Bridge), and only 10mins walk from
Greenwich or New Cross. Based in Faircharm Trading Estate which has
24/7 access, security on the gate, lovely cafe downstairs with wi-fi.

We currently have several spaces coming available – please download
the form at www.creeksideartists.co.uk and contact our waiting list
officers Sofie Pinkett 07812017785 or Emma Fenton 07956412532 to
arrange a viewing.

Whole space 250 sq ft = £250 per month (inc. bills)
Half space 125 sq ft = £125 per month (inc. bills)

Sarah Sparkes flyer by slwartists
Sarah Sparkes flyer, a photo by slwartists on Flickr.

After a very popular show with over 200 people at the opening and a lot of positive feedback, WOMEN and BOOKS exhibition at Dulwich Library ends 26 March.
Please come to collect your paintings on Sunday 27th March at Dulwich Library .
Collection is between 10.30 and 11.30am and please remember your receipt forms!
PLEASE be on time as the Library opens and we need to have taken the show down by then.

Friday 25 March 2011: Susan Hiller: Curator’s talk

Tate Britain
13.00 – 14.00
Tickets cost £5
Tel 0207 887 8888 to book your ticket now
email jackiekbrown20a@gmail.com for details

Wednesday 30 March 2011: Modern British Sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts

Curated by Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain
Free talk at 2.30 Please arrive at 2pm
Entrance to exhibition £12 and £10 concessions
Buy ticket on the day
email moira.jarvis@btopenworld.com for details

Friday 11 March 2011: Life Drawing Workshop
Numbers are limited
10.30 – 1.30
email moira.jarvis@btopenworld.com for details


St James’s Open Art Fair
Thursday July 21st to Sunday July 25th

St. James’s Street

The St. James’s Open is a new opportunity for artists, galleries, dealers and agents to show and sell work at a prestigious West End location for a period of four days during the summer of 2011

The venue offers a large, flexible space in St James’s Street, Mayfair that can accommodate over thirty good-size exhibition stands at very affordable rates.

The event will have exclusive use of the building, which also operates full catering and bar facilities. Reception, security and technical support will be in place. Commission free.

Full details are available to interested parties who, in the first instance, should contact:

Arts Associates Limited
email: ian@artsassociates.co.uk
or tel: ++44(0)7909 558204

Pop by This weekend and visit our information stall in the Royal Festival Hall

WOW – Women of the World Festival – March 11 – 13 2011

The SLWA stall will be themed around Networking, Empowerment and Mentoring.
We need SLWA members to take part during the weekend please contact Laura if you can help.

SLWA will be promoting our organisation and our members work.
You can give us your postcards to exhibit either bring your postcards to the Celebrating Women Private View at Dulwich Library this Thursday 03 March.
or arrange delivery with Laura by emailing her directly:

For more information about WoW and the programme of events visit
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This week the selection panel met to chose the work for the show.  Artists, Nicky Hirst and Sarah Sparkes (Curator) and Lily Harris, Head of Development at Dulwich Picture Gallery were impressed by the quality of work submitted.  And they were enthusiastic about the theme in the context of a library.

Libraries are now under threat, so regular shows at Dulwich Library are especially timely.  The panel like the idea of accompanying text as they felt it further enhanced the connection between visual art and the written word.

We will be emailing out to you the flyer and private view invitation soon.  Please be sure to send it to all your contacts!

This is a special show!  It not only actively supports libraries under threat, it also coincides with the celebrations for the centenary of International Women’s Day by celebrating the wonderful and diverse talent of women artists in South London!

There will be tours on Wednesdays 2 and 16 March at 3.30pm which will include talks by some of the exhibiting artists, and also visits for schools each Tuesday and Wednesday  1.30- 3.30pm.

If you would like to participate contact Ilinca info@ilinca.co.uk,  Jackie jackiekbrown20a@gmail.com

Private View THURSDAY 3 March 8 – 10pm

27 February – 26 March 2011



Call for Artists
Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery
Bicentennial Year Exhibition

Submissions: 16/17 April
Private View: 21 April
Exhibition: 22 April – 8 May

Selection Panel
Ian Dejardin, Director of the Gallery
Eileen Cooper RA
Rupert Maas gallery owner , local resident, ‘star’ of Antiques Roadshow;
Deborah Roslund, local resident and collector of modern art;
Pippa Graber,
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