Diana Bourdon Smith studied at Kingstone College of Art and later with Professor Anthony Betts and Robin Child.

Elected to the Royal West of England Academy in 1988 and the Bath Society of Artists in 1992.

She has exhibited the Royal Academy, the New English Arty Club, the Royal West of England Academy and shown paintings, drawings and watercolours in galleries in London, Wales and the south of England.

See more of her work



September 25th 2014 at 7.30pm
Emrys Williams

Emrys Williams is a painter currently based in North Wales. He creates paintings that explore ideas to do with memory and imagination, often combining images from different sources including art history, travels in Europe and particular seaside locations. He has also worked with film, opera and dance, collaborating and also designing sets.He works in a variety of media from large scale paintings in oil and wax, wall paintings and installation. He will give an overview of his work in these different forms, exploring how these different forms of expression feed into each other while being underpinned by particular longstanding ideas in his practise.


More info: http://www.emryswilliams.co.uk/


The Bath Society of Artists was founded in 1904 with twenty six foundation members and it has grown over the years to a membership of around 120 diverse talented artists.

Many distinguished 20th century painters have been associated with the Bath Society of Artists including Walter Sickert, John Singer Sargent, P. Wilson Steer, Gilbert Spencer, William Scott, Patrick Heron, Mary Feddon, Howard Hodgkin and more.

Use this site to browse work by our members or download entry forms for our annual open exhibition.

St Ives Exhibtion 2014

Bath Society of Artists showcase

The society holds an annual exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bridge Street, Bath. This is one of the most popular fixtures in the galleries calendar and attracts around 14000 visitors as well as 1000 entries. This is an open exhibition held in the summer months around July and any artist over the age of 18 may submit work for possible selection and winning of a prize.
BSA Exhibition

107 years of history

The society is steeped in history, having been associated with many well known artists. On our history page you can read and view pictures of past exhibitions as well as find out more about the Bath Society of Artists in general.

Pictured right is Walter Sickert in 1939

Walter Sickert

Artists gallery and shop

Here you can view many of the artists' work and buy directly online via Pay Pal. It gives a broad spectrum and diversity of talent to be found in the West country and within the societies ranks. There are also direct contact emails for most and links to their own websites so you can view more of their work.