Meet the Committee

President since 2018 David Sayle

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Vice President from 2018 – Des Clague
Des Clague President from 2013
I was born on the Isle of Man in 1946, following my early education I attended Kensington Road Art School in Douglas to learn a career in Commercial Art with the guidance of Norman Sayle and Eric Houlgrave.

I started my career with MDD a design studio in Northfield, Birmingham in 1965.

Later with much experience behind myself I created a design studio with Telford Press, Kidderminster who printed many of the carpet manufacturing brochures. In 1975 I joined Stowe and Bowden a Manchester advertising agency who owned an Isle of Man agency Gore Advertising where I was asked to set up a creative department.

Returning to the Island I found inspiration from its beautiful land and seascapes so much so that I put pencil to paper and so a new Manx artist was born.

 

Chairperson From 2018 Erica Kermode

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Hon. Secretary from 2012 – Diane Moore
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Hello!  I have been a member of the Art Soc.since 2007, I was first inspired by my husband Robbie and my mother in-law Lilli Moore who are also members.

I have not done anything artistic since I was at high school some 30 years ago, so 6 years ago I gathered some paper and paints together and never looked back, I regularly attend Tuesday and Thursday evenings and since I have joined the Art Society my art work has improved immensely. Thanks to guidance of Catherine James and other members who attend.

Hon.Treasurer 2018  Robbie Moore

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Membership Secretary from 2015
Linda Gilpin

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Committee Member from 2015 – John Craige
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Committee Member 2018 Margaret Radcliff

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Committee member 2018  Linda Quirk

Committee Member 2018 Allison Winkle

committee member 2018 Curphey Taggart