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Welcome to WOKAS

The Weald of Kent Art Society is a fun, vibrant and friendly group of enthusiasts of all ages and artistic levels. 
We embrace art in all its forms and have demonstrations and talks, members' painting sessions and painting days out, as well as exhibitions - the most recent being the online 2020 summer Art Unlocked exhibition
This website is where members can share some of their art and provides information about current and future events. 
Non-members are very welcome to browse this website to find out more about the society and its artists. 
We hope you like what you see and are tempted to join us via the membership page.

News

 
Winter Exhibition December 2019

This was our last exhibition at Zion Baptist Church, but by no means the least.

 

The variety and quality of works on display was much appreciated by visitors. See more on the exhibition page, where you can also find photos of the exhibits and best picture voting results. 

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The WOKAS Chairman's Prizes were awarded to students studying art at Cranbrook School - the standard of work was exceptional. It was very difficult to pick a winner but it was Clara Franke's huge and emotive drawing that just pipped the runners up to the post.

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'Art Unlocked' exhibition 2020
Held late summer 2020
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2020 saw the complete WOKAS summer exhibition online

WoKAS members displayed over 100 works of art that can still be seen online.

So pour a glass of your favourite drink, settle down on your sofa and enjoy the retrospective of our exhibition from the comfort of your home.

WOKAS Chairman featured in Kent Life Magazine

Our Chairman Clive Dand was featured in the October 2019 edition of Kent Life Magazine.  See news page for more...

Artist Profiles

We are building up a set of member profiles that will help you get to know us better and, hopefully, encourage you to find out more about our work and possibly even consider becoming a WOKAS member!

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The first six profiles feature long standing members David Aspinall, Joan PalmerGraham Lock, Sara SmithGareth Smith. and Clive Dand.

Challenges release stunning art from lock-down

We are running creative art challenges where members have just two or three weeks to produce a piece of art to a specific theme.

The results have been amazing across a whole

range of media ... pen, pencil, watercolour, oil, acrylic, clay,  maplewood and more. 

Summer 2020 produced over 90 pictures across 8 challenges, and these may be seen together with those from the ongoing events at 2020-21 Art Challenge.

New newsletter now available

The very first issue of our new WOKAS newsletter is now available. Click to download your copy.

We do hope you enjoy reading it.

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Joan Palmer

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