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Artwey LogoArtwey is an organisation set up by local visual artists to promote themselves collectively through this website and by staging activities -  mainly the Open Studios events.

The recent Open Studios event took place between 25th May and 9th June 2013 - follow this link

The next Artwey members event is Dorset Art Weeks 24th May to 8th June 2014 - follow this link.

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Artwey Members' Exhibition At Dorchester Library

For two weeks from 24th February 2014, Dorchester Library will host an exhibition by Artwey members. The venue details and opening times are at this link

Trip to RA Exhibition July 2014

Artwey's Clare Buckle is organising a Coach to visit the RA exhibition in London in July 2014. Follow this link for detail.

The Giant Wall

The Giant Wall, Artwey's 2012 project was on display at the National Sailing Academy, Portland during the Open Studios.  See Venue 13 .For more information about the Wall see this page.

"Open" All The Year

The artists are all very willing to be contacted during the year by anyone interested in purchasing work or taking part in a workshop. Please use the links provided on the artists' pages, found through the links on the left of this page.

There are several hotels and restaurants in Weymouth & Portland that feature work by Artwey members on their walls, which can bought directly. Details of some of these can be found at this link.

Friends & Fans of Artwey

Everyone interested in what Artwey and its members do should sign up on this website's fan page. You can be kept informed by email alerts about Artwey's activities.

Membership of Artwey

Membership of Artwey is open to visual artists who work in the Weymouth and Portland area. Artwey welcomes new members. For more information follow this link.

Artwey Tutors

Artwey is running a campaign to promote "Tutors" who run classes, workshops or individual "coaching" in creative skills and techniques.

Many local artists offer regular classes or one-off workshopsin a variety of artforms, such as sculpture, pottery, feltmaking.  For more information follow this link.

Life Drawing Classes

Weymouth Life Drawing Poster for 2014These are run by Artwey member Susan Hughes -  Follow this link for details.

Landfelt Project

Di Pattinson is working with Artsreach and the AONB team on a project helping people  to produce felt pieces inspired by the South Dorset Ridgeway. There is an exhibition of the work at Upwey Village Hall on 15th – 16th March 2014. Information can be found at this link. Di also runs classes and workshops in feltmaking. Contact

Using This Website

This website publishes details and images about the artist members, they can edit their own content, so the content is kept up to date by them.

The calendar shows diary entries inserted by members to provide alerts about what they are doing in between the Artwey events.

The comment boxes that appear at the bottom of some pages can be used by anyone to leave a message about that page - the person responsible for the page will be alerted about the message and can respond.

The Artwey Community Interest Company

Artwey is a Community Interest Company, managed by artists for the benefit of the local community - both creative people and the public who are entertained and educated by their engagement. Details of the CIC can be found at this link.

Tell your Friends and Associates

Please use this facility to share your interest of this site with your friends.

Artwey Facebook page

Follow this link to find the Artwey Group on Facebook

There is now also a Facebook Page for Artwey CIC. Any user of Facebook like it and get alerts about Artwey and its members.

More Information

The links at the left take you to pages with information about particular events, members and topics that will be of interest to members of the public and also potential members of Artwey.