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Ulster Society of Women Artists USWA

The UWSA plays a very active role in the visual arts in Ulster, organizing exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, outdoor art-trails, gallery visits and other art-related events. Many of these are open to the public.

The Society currently has over 100 members a large proportion of which are professional and semi-professional artists. Representing a wide variety of styles and media, all members have been elected to the society on the basis of their skills as artists.

The objectives of the USWA are:
1. To promote and encourage a high standard of art in Ulster
2. To maintain such a standard in exhibitions that election to Membership would be seen as a mark of distinction.
3. To seek out and encourage talent.

Since its foundation in 1957 by Gladys Maccabe at her home in Mount Charles, Belfast, the UWSA has organized at least two exhibitions per year.

Use the menu links above to learn more about us, see examples of members' work etc. If you have any queries or wish to apply for membership, please use the contact page. Useful art related links can be found on the links page.

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Barbara Ellison - Figure Study
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(See Barbara's webpage by clicking here)


Oonagh Catchpole

(See Oonagh's webpage by clicking here)