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Sketch Club

Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 4 Aug 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, no booking required

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

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Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

Life Drawing with Rob Oldfield

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Date: Saturday 5 Aug 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Cost: £10, booking required

Join us in our monthly Life Drawing class with Gallery favourite and experienced tutor and artist, Rob Oldfield.

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This workshop is open to everyone, from newcomers who want to take up a hobby through to experienced artists looking to hone their sketching skills.

Materials will be supplied but please feel free to bring your own too.

Rob Oldfield has been leading our life drawing classes since August 2014 and everyone is a fan! Rob is a York-based artist, graphic designer, sign-writer, art technician and tutor. He has modelled for life classes for many years as well as teaching life drawing to his students. As a tutor, Rob encourages, advises and listens so please do come along and take advantage of his skills and experience.

Suitable for ages 16 +

Please note there is a £10 charge for this workshop.

To book your place, please visit our online booking system:



For further information please contact the Gallery by email: gallery@leeds.ac.uk or telephone: (0113) 343 2778

Opening Reception - The FUAM Graduate Art Prize Show 2017

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Date: Tuesday 8 Aug 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Cost: Free

Join the Gallery to the celebrate the opening of the annual FUAM Graduate Prize exhibition

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Everyone is invited to the opening reception for the FUAM Graduate Art Prize show, supported by the Friends of University Art & Music (FUAM). Now in its fifth year the FUAM Graduate Prize rewards the artistic excellence of the top students completing studies in Design and Fine Art at the University of Leeds.

The finalists were selected in June 2017 by a panel of expert judges - Nathalie Levi, former curator of The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, David Salinger, the chair of FUAM (Leeds), and Jane Winfrey, the Picture Specialist for Bonhams. 

The finalists for 2017 are:

Zoe Carlon (Fine Art)

Olivia Loker (Fine Art)

Lucy Davidson (Art and Design)

Miranda Jones (Art and Design)

Let us know you will be coming by registering here:  


For further information please contact the Gallery by email: gallery@leeds.ac.uk or telephone: (0113) 343 2778

Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 11 Aug 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, no booking required

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

Show description +
Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 18 Aug 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, no booking required

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

Show description +
Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

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