Welcome to the Inspired by Becker Art Society (IBBAS) website!



2019: exhibition change of venue, date and duration ….

IBBAS team is very excited to announce that in August 2019 we are running an extended exhibition at Holy Trinity Blythburgh (the Cathedral of the Marshes). This spacious, light filled venue is right by the A12 and has a very big car park. The Becker grave is situated here and one of the 6 wonderful bells, the treble bell, was given by Harry Becker’s wife, Georgina and their daughter Janet, and is dedicated to Harry.

See poster for exhibition details.

Your invitation to the Preview: (click to download)   2019 PV INVITE

Applications for artist membership for 2019 are now closed. They will re-open in February 2020.

Anyone interested in being part of the Society, but not exhibiting please get in touch via this document: (click to download)..IBBAS Non exhibiting membership.

General information about IBBAS and the website:

The Inspired by Becker Art Society (IBBAS) was formed 2 years after the first exhibition, held in 2013.

A principal aim of IBBAS is to raise awareness of Harry Becker’s work within the art world and amongst the general public, and to run events which celebrate his contribution to painting and printmaking in the early years of the 20th century.

The annual exhibition is one of the activities IBBAS runs to contribute towards the society’s aims. Any artist who would like to make work inspired by some aspect of Becker’s work is invited to apply to join IBBAS, or renew membership each year. We also hope that some of our membership will engage with our other activities throughout the year. Clicking on the tabs at the top of this page gives access to a range of information on….

The work of Harry Becker…

‘The Mike Holtom Award’: details of the theme of this year’s award…

‘Events’ includes  details of last year’s exhibition and “PAINT OUT” painting competition, and our joint events with the Suffolk Punch Trust, which were new for 2017….

Hovering over the ‘Artists’ tab opens a list of artists. This is now updated to include artists who exhibited with us for the first time this year….

Our page APPLY is where artists can find the required information early each year.

We hope you will find lots to excite you and encourage you to join the society and visit the show!

Exhibition Rules can be downloaded from the APPLY page.

Click here to download IBBAS Constitution for members