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Monthly Meeting & Demonstration 12th February – Deidre Morrison – Acrylic Pouring and Resin

We are very happy to have Deidre Morrison with us to demonstrate Acrylic Pouring and Resin at our first monthly meeting for 2019, Tuesday 12th February, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

For the Acrylic Pouring Deidre will demonstrate how to combine acrylic paint and mediums to be able to watch the cells on your masterpiece come to life. Explore fun and addictive techniques of ‘dirty pours’, ‘flip cups’ and ‘puddle pours’.

The Art Resin is a safe and easy to use, wonderfully creative medium that anyone can use to get amazing results every time. It can be used to enhance and decorate many different surfaces and items such as art canvases, cheese boards, coasters, trays and furniture.

Deidre Morrison is an artist and an art teacher. She holds a Diploma in Art Education and co-owns Richmond Art Supplies, the Art Shop in the main street of Richmond NSW.

Deidre is proficient with many mediums – oils, watercolour, acrylics, pastel, pencil, charcoal, screen-prints, drawing, illustration, murals, posters, print making, printed cloth, greeting cards and crafting.

Deidre runs regular workshops in Acrylic Pouring and Resin techniques at Richmond Art Supplies.

You can see more of Deidre’s work here
www.deidremorrison.com.au

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

The CASS ‘Art of Sydney’ Award Winners!

Here is some news!

Have a sneak peak at the 29th CASS “Art of Sydney” Award Winners!

You can view a PDF with more details on the Winners here and view MTAS finalists here.

Congratulations to all artists who won awards or were selected as Finalists. Here are our MTAS winners:

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Section 2, Water Medium:
‘On the River’ by Julie Simmons

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Section 4, Abstract Painting:
‘Sgraffito’ by Kym Morris

COMMENDED – Section 2, Water Medium:
‘Sunrise, Victoria Crossing’ by Julie Simmons

COMMENDED – Section 3, Drawing and Mixed Media:
‘Bushscape’ by Kym Morris

COMMENDED – Section 3, Drawing and Mixed Media:
‘Earth’s Comforts’ by Joy Myers Creed

Finalist: Section 1: Oils or Acrylics painted as Oil
‘Treescape’ – by Kym Morris

Finalist: Section 4: Abstract Painting
‘The Goal’ – by Joy Myers Creed

Finalists: Section 5: 9” X 5” Painting
‘Lawrence’ – by Patricia Latta
‘Kooka Kacophany’ – by Sheila Sharp

Finalists: Section 6: Miniature Painting
‘Wren I’ – by Sheila Sharp
‘Wren II’ – by Sheila Sharp

A big thank you to all the wonderful helpers who worked so tirelessly over the intake and judging at Bankstown.

Where: Australian National Maritime Museum,
The Terrace Room, 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney
(Wheel chair accessible)

When: Australia Day Weekend: From Thurs 24 Jan to Sun 27 Jan 2019

FREE Admission to the Art Exhibition:
Thurs 24 Jan; Fri 25 Jan; Sat 26 Jan 2019 (Australia Day) – 9.30am to 6pm
Sun 27 Jan 2019 – 9.30am to 5pm

Presentation of Awards is on Saturday afternoon, 26th January, 2019: 2pm to 4pm – the Terrace Room, Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour

Please circulate to your friends and family and we look forward to seeing you there!

MTAS School Holiday Workshops start next week! 14th – 25th Jan

Kids School Holiday Workshops start next week!
14th to 25th January

10 am – 12 noon 1pm – 3pm
Mon 14th Jan Make Magic Lanterns Pottery
Tue 15th Jan Create a Crystal Fairy Paint an Underwater Scene
Wed 16th Jan Make your Own Dragon Make Pom Pom Kittens & Puppies
Thurs 17th Jan Paint Jungle Animals Paint a Sparkly Princess
Fri 18th Jan Create Colourful Critters Decorate Treasure Boxes
Mon 21st Jan Draw Mythical Creatures Make Butterfly Wind Chimes
Tue 22nd Jan Decorate Photo Frames Paint Dinosaurs
Wed 23rd Jan Make Little Clay Animals Paint a Landscape
Thurs 24th Jan Draw & Paint Mermaids  Paint Flags of the World
Fri 25th Jan Make Jewellery Make your Own Slime

Cost: $15 per 2hr workshop per child; all equipment supplied.

Venue: Richmond Art Supplies,
Shop 1, 328 Windsor St, Richmond
(next to Brynorms)

Bookings Essential: phone Deidre 0412 979 731

 

CASS Art of Sydney 23rd – 27th Jan

CASS Art of Sydney is on again! Jan 23rd to 27th January 2019

cass art of sydney 23rd-27th january 2019

The 29th Combined Arts Societies of Sydney “Art of Sydney” Awards is on again from 23rd to 27th January 2019.

The Art of Sydney Awards is an annual celebration showcasing the wonderful diversity of Sydney’s leading local artists and features over 300 artworks from 14 Art Societies around Sydney and the Wider Sydney Basin.

Admission is FREE

Where: Australian National Maritime Museum, The Terrace Room, Darling Harbour

Presentation of Awards: Saturday afternoon, 28th January, 2019 – 2pm to 4pm – Terrace Room, Australian National Maritime Museum

Enquiries – Kym 0413 809 685

www.combinedartsocieties.com

FOHacaRG – Canberra Coach Trip – 20th January 2019

FOHacaRG Canberra Coach Trip 20th January 2019
Bookings close 7th Jan

Visit Either the National Museum Canberra for Treasures from the British Museum:

Witness the grandeur of the vast empire of ancient Rome and share stories of everyday life,
worship, war, glory and death through more than 200 beautiful objects.

Or the National Gallery for Love & Desire – Pre-Raphaelite Masterpieces from the TATE

Enter the world of Love & Desire as the Tate lends exclusive masterpieces
from its unsurpassed collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings.

Chatelaine brooch

Oinochoe (wine jug) Smyrna (modern Izmir), Turkey

John Everett Millais Ophelia 1851-52, oil on canvas image courtesy Tate Chatelaine

Cost: $85 FOHacaRG members, $90 non-members

Ph (02) 45 774 440 for inquiries/reservations

Departure: 7.15am Richmond Park Bus Stop (at the train station, East Market St)

Tickets/Receipts distributed on coach

Bookings close 7th Jan

Includes travel, morning tea & exhibition entry fee

For More Info, Download Booking Form Here

MTAS School Holiday Workshops January 2019

We have our Kids School Holiday Workshops
on again 14th to 25th January

10 am – 12 noon 1pm – 3pm
Mon 14th Jan Make Magic Lanterns Pottery
Tue 15th Jan Create a Crystal Fairy Paint an Underwater Scene
Wed 16th Jan Make your Own Dragon Make Pom Pom Kittens & Puppies
Thurs 17th Jan Paint Jungle Animals Paint a Sparkly Princess
Fri 18th Jan Create Colourful Critters Decorate Treasure Boxes
Mon 21st Jan Draw Mythical Creatures Make Butterfly Wind Chimes
Tue 22nd Jan Decorate Photo Frames Paint Dinosaurs
Wed 23rd Jan Make Little Clay Animals Paint a Landscape
Thurs 24th Jan Draw & Paint Mermaids  Paint Flags of the World
Fri 25th Jan Make Jewellery Make your Own Slime

Cost: $15 per 2hr workshop per child; all equipment supplied.

Venue: Richmond Art Supplies,
Shop 1, 328 Windsor St, Richmond
(next to Brynorms)

Bookings Essential: phone Deidre 0412 979 731

Monthly Meeting Christmas Show & Tell 11th Dec 2018

Join us for our Year End Celebration!

We have our Monthly Meeting Tuesday, 11th December at 7.30pm.

We look forward to seeing you all at our end of year celebration to join us for Christmas festivities. We have some fun activities planned, a lucky door prize and we look forward every year to our Members Show & Tell and hearing what you have been up to.

Members attending are asked to bring in some item(s) from your year, or anything of interest that you would like to show the group. An artwork or 2 of your own or an acquisition, or any other interesting item or story. Perhaps an illustrated travel journal, inherited artworks or a trip you might have been on with photos. Each member will talk for a few minutes on their items.

We enjoy hearing what you have been up to!

Please also bring a plate of party food to share 🙂

When: 7.30pm Tuesday, 11th December
Venue: Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, 300 George Street, Windsor.

Please remember to park outside due to early car park closure.

Members and Guests welcome. Free Entry.

For more info contact Kym on 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there!



Our Next Yarramundi Open Day on 21st November 2018

Our Yarramundi Open Day is on again Wednesday 21st November from 10am to 4pm.

Address: Yarramundi Community Centre, 54 Thornbill Way, Nepean Park Estate, Yarramundi
(on the way up to Springwood)

Members and guests are invited to come and enjoy our wonderful venue with inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching art DVD’s or any medium.

Come along with like minded art enthusiasts and share interests while learning more about art and the artists in our area.

Morning and afternoon tea is provided. Bring your own lunch.

The next upcoming date for our Open Day get together is on 5th December and this will be the last for the year. A Christmas get together is planned. Stay tuned for further details.

For more info contact Narelle on 02 4565 9222 or Sharron on 02 4572 5580

Reminder: Monthly Meeting & Demonstration 13th November – Chris Seale – Acrylic Bushland with Creek

Reminding all that our next Monthly Meeting Acrylic Painting of a ‘Bushland with Creek’ with Chris Seale is coming up on Tuesday 13th November, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Chris Seale is known for her unique style, creativity and inspiration that she brings to the art world.

She is particularly known for her beautiful contemporary-impressionistic bush, land and seascapes. Chris has many feature articles in the Australian and International Artist Magazines, and has been acclaimed for works in all mediums. Her work is well represented in many private and corporate collections around the globe.

Over the years, Chris has developed a myriad of unique techniques, had many solo and joint exhibitions; is privileged to have been frequently requested as artist in residence and has also presented numerous live demonstrations at various art events.

You can see more of Chris’s work here
www.facebook.com/artist.chris.seale

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Drawing on the Past Exhibit – Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop 10th November to 22nd February

Drawing on the Past
Forty Years of Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop

Opening on Saturday, 10th November 2018 2:00 pm
Exhibition Continues until Friday, 22nd February 2019

Venue: Margaret Whitlam Galleries
Female Orphan School, Bldg EZ
Western Sydney University (Parramatta Campus)
Off Victoria Road, Rydalmere
Parking is available at $8 per day

RSVP by Wednesday, 7th Nov 02 4620 3450 or email monica.mcmahon@westernsydney.edu.au

visit virtualtours.westernsydney.edu.au

 

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