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

 

CASS Art of Sydney Entries Close 1st Dec

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

The 29th Combined Arts Societies of Sydney “Art of Sydney” Awards is on again from 23rd to 27th January 2019. www.combinedartsocieties.com/art-sydney-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.

Entries close 1st December, 2018 for those who would like to participate. You must be a member of one of the Art Societies that are part of the Combined Arts Societies of Sydney and take in is on 5th January for MTAS members at Richmond Art Supplies.

Download 2019 Art of Sydney Entry Form PDF here

Enquiries – Kym 0413 809 685

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day on 7th November 2018

We have our Yarramundi Open Day on again Wednesday 7th 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.

Upcoming Dates for our Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday:

7th & 21st November and 5th December

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

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

Hawkesbury Art Fair – Opening Friday 2nd Nov

Macquarie Towns Arts Society will be participating at the annual Hawkesbury Art Fair, opening on Friday, 2nd November. The exhibition will be held in the Regional Gallery, Windsor from Friday 2nd November to Sunday 2nd December 2018.

Five Members will be representing MTAS:
Beth Gibbeson, Sue Gasser, Maryanne Jones, Satya Morrison and Pat Bakarich.

The annual Hawkesbury Art Fair (since 2014) is becoming the highlight of the year for the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, showcasing the diversity of creative people in this beautiful region, including traditional and contemporary artists, designers, crafters and jewellers.

As well as a fabulous opening-night event, there will also be demonstrations and studio visits.

Organisations participating include Hawkesbury Camera Club, Macquarie Towns Art Society, Hawkesbury Community Artists, The Ferry Artists, Hawkesbury Printmakers, Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail, and Piggery Lane Studios and Gallery.

This is a great opportunity to see and buy original art from some of the Hawkesbury’s best-known artists.

Come and support our local artists!

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

We are very happy to have Chris Seale with us to demonstrate Acrylic Painting of a ‘Bushland with Creek’ scene at our next monthly meeting 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.

Reminder: MTAS Annual Spring Exhibition 26th – 28th October 2018

Reminder: Our Annual Spring Affair will be held on
26th – 28th October
at the Richmond School of Arts

Opening Friday night 26th at 7pm

Saturday 27th 10am – 5pm 
Sunday 28th 10am – 4pm 

Come along and bring your family and friends! See you there!

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