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Opportunity for designers and creatives !

April 10th, 2022|

Small-scale producers and artists are invited to apply for grants to develop their ideas for sale by major retail stores. Swedish retailers Ikea and H&M teamed up to create an “ideas factory” on the high [... more]

Reviews from Friends’ Workshops Day !

March 22nd, 2022|

The latest Workshop Sunday was organised and held by Friends of PSAD on the 20 March 2022. Read below students' reviews and photographs from the day ! Review by Emma Hunter Jones on Julia Cassels [... more]

Friends’ Workshops Day, 20 March 2022

February 23rd, 2022|

The Workshop Sundays organised by Friends of PSAD are back and next one will be run by tutors Julia Cassels (painting) and Barbara Gittings (pottery). See details and download Booking form Here  or click on [... more]

Friends Exchange ! Sold !

February 23rd, 2022|

Friends Exchange is the place where you can exchange thoughts, ideas and things :) This is in addition to our dedicated Friends Merchandise page.  An opportunity to acquire a collection of paints/brushes/mediums and an H [... more]

New Friends Merchandise

February 4th, 2022|

Friends merchandise will make wonderful gifts for any occasion :) There is a special offer - discount for any purchase over £20 which includes tote bag. Please see all details on our dedicated Friends Merchandise [... more]

It was madness in them days !

February 4th, 2022|

A typical scene in the pottery c. 1981.     Dante (the pot head - who worryingly is still a tutor ) and Nick Nicholls  - finding their way. !  

Call to all Friends members !

February 4th, 2022|

Message to members from the Friends committee Dear Friends, Thank you very much for your continuing support of PSAD. It is very much appreciated. Your membership subs and the profits from events such as our [... more]

Thank you for visiting the Christmas Fair !

December 7th, 2021|

The wonderful Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair was back on Sunday ! It was preceded by the private view on Saturday evening, during which the Diplomas were awarded by our local MP, Fleur Anderson, to [... more]

Join The Friends of PSAD !

October 7th, 2021|

Join the Friends of Putney School of Art and Design ! The annual membership is only £10. You can pay in person or online. Enjoy all the benefits membership of the Friends brings, from lectures, [... more]

Friends Members Desk !

October 7th, 2021|

Signing up was an informal affair today ! Vicky and Nicole were joined by the very young (Vicky's grandson) and four legged friends :) Join the Friends of Putney School of Art and Design ! [... more]

Remembering Halina Nekanda-Trepka

October 7th, 2021|

Halina Nekanda-Trepka (b. Krakow, Poland 24th May 1926 née Płoska) artist & architect had a rich and varied life. She enjoyed attending Putney School of Art & Design classes for many years, specialising in etchings. [... more]

Glaze Room Purification !

September 19th, 2021|

Getting on with it in the glaze room ! A gang of cleaners descended on the pottery and glaze room one sultry August day. They did their very best to render it perfect for the [... more]

Our Putney Community

May 26th, 2021|

Connecting with the local community in and around Putney is an immensely important part of the work and activities of the Friends. The primary purpose of promoting the School and safeguarding the interests of [... more]

Rising to the Challenge of Lockdown

May 19th, 2021|

Like many groups at PSAD who have worked together over the years our Wednesday morning life class has developed a spirit in the mass. We are now a closely knit group of artistically motivated [... more]

NOT The Christmas Fair!

January 13th, 2021|

Oh,  how we missed the REAL Christmas Fair !    Those were the days and will be the days again -  hopefully in 2021. But we did have the ‘NOT the Fair’   The final total is [... more]

The Wednesday Isolationists

November 13th, 2020|

Prior to the Lockdown of 2020 a small group of artist friends in Putney met regularly on Wednesday mornings in each other’s houses, or weather permitting in Richmond Park or on the Thames tow path to [... more]

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