Residential Courses

Dillington House, 
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT 

Tel: 01460 258 648 
Fax: 01460 258 615 


Seven Scenes of Scandal

with David Cuthbert 
21st January 2017

Fee: £52
Art and artists have caused controversy, sometimes resulting in prosecution, imprisonment and death. During this day we will look at seven themes including theft and forgery, vandalism, sex, violence, blasphemy, tabloid hysteria and repression with lots of interesting and provocative images. The stories will not be limited to Europe and the US but will include scandals from Mexico, Pakistan, South Africa and Japan. From this country we will look at some well-known scandals but also others less well remembered such as Genesis P. Orridge and Cosey Fanny Tutti at the ICA, and the strange case of RAF Fauld.
All-comers welcome.


Landscape - A Vital Energy

with David Cuthbert 
Dinner Friday 24th - Lunch Sunday 26th March 2017

Residential fee from £312
Non-residential £209

This course will encourage you to respond imaginatively to the landscape using acrylic, drawing materials and collage.
We will combine observation, imagination and memory in the making of mixed media paintings taking inspiration and encouragement from artists such as Peter Lanyon, Arshile Gorky, Lee Krasner, David Bomberg, Elisabeth Cummings and Grace Hartigan.