The Ipswich Art Society Gift Collection
An illustrated book by Andrew Casey with artists' biographies published to celebrate the gift of 35 works to the Ipswich Museum.
£4.99 ( £3.99 for Members and Friends).
This collection of works by past and present members began in 1980 and had grown to 35 by 1993 when it was gifted to Ipswich Museum for safekeeping and public display.
Artists represented include Leonard Squirrell, Harry Becker, Anna Airy, Cor Visser, Bernard Reynolds, Judith Foster, Colin Moss, Malcolm Mosely and Arnoldus de Soet.
The story of the life and work of
Anna Airy, one of the few women war artists in Britain during the early 20th century and President of the Ipswich Art Society for almost 20 years.
£9.99 (£7.99 for Members and Friends).
Author Andrew Casey throws a light on the breadth of her work from depictions of nature and the everyday lives of working people to her work as one of the first female war artists.
The encouragement of young artists was very important to her and her continuing legacy is the Anna Airy Award, established to support young artists from 16 - 25 years old.