S.O.F.A. London Exhibition 2013 – Private View

The annual Exhibition for The Society of Feline Artists is now on at the Llewellyn Alexander Gallery in London and it features the work of Full and Associate members of SOFA.

The London show opened it’s doors for the private view on a lovely sunny August day. The show looked wonderful. Everyone enjoyed the afternoon, the champagne and the chance to see so much lovely work on display.

The show was opened by our Patron David Grant who soon had everyone laughing. He’s such a good speaker.

Kay Young, our chairman, gave the welcoming speech.

David drew the ticket for the Friends Prize Draw.

The Friends Prize this year is Eyes Of Blue by Sara Butt. Congratulations to Wendy Mundie who won this beautiful painting. If you would like a chance to win a painting by a SOFA member please fill in a form to become a Friend of the Society.

Kay thanked Jillian and Ernest and the staff at Llewellyn Alexander for their hard work on our behalf. She presented the society’s gifts to Jillian and the staff to show our appreciation.

Then came the announcement of the gallery prize.

It was won this year by Gayle Mason for Big Red. Congratulations Gayle, a very beautiful painting and a well deserved prize.

With the show officially open every one enjoyed chatting and looking at the work.

The Photos

There are lots more photos of the exhibition if you’d like to see them.

The gallery photos show the hang of the exhibition. As usual we couldn’t photograph all the paintings as there are areas were we couldn’t get to and there are a lot of reflections too, especially those paintings hanging in the windows, but hopefully it will give those members who couldn’t attend an idea of how it all looks.

The Hang Slide Show

The slide show uses flash and will show you much larger images. Great for seeing paintings on the wall.

The Hang Photo Album

For those who want a faster, less glitzy show, or who loose the will to live waiting for the slide show, the photo album is much smaller and faster.

The Private View Photos

This year we also have a slide show of the private view as well.
We hope you enjoy it.


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