Members of the Society include professional artists and leisure painters. Some join simply to take part in the annual exhibitions, but for many there is an educational aspect. Workshops and tutorials are well-attended, and techniques from print-making to exciting new ways with traditional media have been tried.
Socially, members look forward to events at Christmas,a Summer lunch, and sketching days are popular when the weather is kind.
There is an annual residential school with a tutor who takes members out into the glorious countryside and seaside to work en plein air.
Talks about art and film shows also draw in members, and people enjoy sales tables with the chance to buy new equipment, or swop items that have failed to fire their imaginations.
Different enthusiasms have led to spin-off groups: Tuesday Life at Ruthin Library sprang from the Clwydian Art Society, where members have the chance to draw from a live model and improve their skills.
Many members also take part in Helfa Gelf, the North Wales Open Studios event each September, when artists reveal their trade secrets to visitors.
The Clwydian Art Society has evolved over the years, and continues to change, as members leave and new people join, but the thread of friendship and shared interests runs through unbroken.
Phone: 01824 780282