Our Next Yarramundi Open Day on 5th September 2018

Our next regular Yarramundi Open Day will be Wednesday 5th September from 10am to 4pm if members and guests would like to join us.

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

Come along and enjoy our fantastic venue and inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching art DVD’s or any medium you would like to use.

Mix with like minded art enthusiasts and share your interests while learning more about art and artists in your area.

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

5th & 16th September, 3rd & 17th October and 7th & 21st November

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

Annual General Meeting & Guest Speaker Kerri Ainsworth – Art Travel Adventures – 11th September 7:30 pm

In September, we have our Annual General Meeting followed by guest speaker Kerri Ainsworth to talk about ART Travel Adventures.

The AGM is on Tuesday, 11th September, 7.30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Proceedings this year will start at 7.30pm and then Kerri Ainsworth will follow after.

As you know, our Art Society is run by volunteers and our dedicated committee has worked very hard through the year to keep things going. A big thank you to those who have helped this year!

We are in need of new people to step up to help run the Society. We would love to see some more members helping out with the roles listed below.

If you or a friend or family member can assist please let us know. You do not need to be an artist yourself to fill these roles, but some interest in art and craft is welcomed.

We want the Arts Society to continue into the future with
many successful artistic endeavours to come, so please consider filling a role!

And don’t forget we need members present to vote!

All positions will be declared vacant on the night and anyone who needs more information before hand can email info@mtas.com.au or call Narelle on 02 4565 9222.

The Committee positions are listed below:

(1) President

(2) Vice President

(3) Secretary

(4) Treasurer

(5) Assistant Secretary

(6) Assistant Treasurer

(7) Publicity Officer

(8) Membership Officer

(9) Functions Officer

(10) Children’s Art Classes Co-ordinator

We also have Non Committee Positions that need to be filled. This means you have a role to help the society but are not expected to attend committee meetings, even though most welcome, if you would like to: Newsletter & Graphic Editor, Field day Organiser, Exhibition Manager, Exhibition Equip Mgr, Catering Supper, Catering Exhibitions, Functions RSA, Public Officer, CASS Representative, Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Open Day Organisers (Yarramundi), and Historian/Archives Officer.

After the AGM we have Kerri Ainsworth – ART Travel Adventures

Kerri will discuss ART Travel Adventures.

Kerri Ainsworth is the principal of Art Travel Adventures. A Production Designer and Creative Director with over 25 years’ experience working in film, television and the events industries. The scope of her practice includes designing and project managing the fabrication and installation of large-scale artworks and environments for special events and public spaces.

ART Travel Adventures is a boutique art and travel company, which combines immersive cultural experiences, with art workshops in exotic locations.

They bring together master artists, skilled travel guides and local experts and include sumptuous accommodation, in historic buildings, with adventures in dining, cultural festivals and art workshops.

This includes art workshops in picturesque locations around Australia with high profile artists, to travelling to exotic overseas locations with the artist.

The inspiration behind ART Travel Adventures was to create an artist’s community; a space where creative people can learn, experiment and network.

Her workshops cater for those who want to expand their art practice, share ideas with others and meet like-minded people.

More about Kerri and ART Travel Adventures:
arttraveladventures.com.au
thedesigningwoman.com.au
www.facebook.com/arttraveladventures

7.30pm Tuesday 11th September at the Stan Stevens Studio, Windsor Library, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor

(Please arrange to park outside of Library due to carpark early closure)

Entry is free for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Major Used Frame Sale at Warwick Fuller’s Studio – Saturday – 29th September

Major used Frame sale at Warwick Fuller’s Studio. 306 Megalong place, Kanimbla on Saturday 29th September. The sale is strictly 2pm to 4pm, no early arrivals please.

Over 100 quality Frames priced from $20 to $60 each, some new, some used but good, some for studio use. Sizes range from 8″ x 12″ to 24″ x 36″ plus a few very big frames and a few surprises.

Warwick is happy to show guests his studio where his fabulous paintings are created on the day.

Tea and Coffee will be provided.

On the way you might like to visit Lost Bear Gallery at Katoomba to view Warwick’s 2018 Exhibition (opens on 22nd September)

Please note the event is outdoors, so in case of inclement weather it is imperative that you confirm the event is still going ahead by visiting nepeanartsociety.wildapricot.org website after 9am on the 29th of September.

You can see more of Warwick’s work here
www.warwickfuller.com

Richmond Marketplace Exhibition Results

Hi Members,
Just wanted to let you know our Marketplace exhibition on the weekend was a great success.
Thurs 17 works, Fri 6 works, Sat 10 works, Sun 8 works which was a record 41 paintings.

Congratulations to all those who sold work and thank you to all those who helped for their hard work.

Well done.

richmond marketplace exhibition results

richmond marketplace exhibition results

richmond marketplace exhibition results

Reminder: Monthly Meeting – Tuesday, 14th August John Perkins – Painting in Oils

Reminding all that our next Monthly Meeting ‘Painting a landscape in Oils’ with revered artist John Perkins is coming up on Tuesday 14th August, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

John has become a well-known artist with his work represented both nationally and internationally. Sought after as a demonstrator and Art Judge for exhibitions, he has been an art Tutor for over 35 years. A regular at the Mitchell School of Arts Bathurst, Grafton Arts Fest & Combined Art Societies Art in Action.

John is a Fellow and President of the Royal Art Society of NSW, former President and Life Member of Drummoyne Art Society, Honorary Member of Lane Cove Art Society and Inaugural President of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney.

John is widely recognised as a traditional oil artist specialising in Still Life and Landscape paintings, he has, however, over the years pursued various other subjects – this has led to him being renowned for his Marine and Streetscape paintings.


You can see more of John’s work here:
www.johnperkins.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 Satya or Deidre 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day on 15th August 2018

Our next regular Yarramundi Open Day will be Wednesday 15th August from 10am to 4pm if members and guests would like to join us.

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

Come along and enjoy our fantastic venue and inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching art DVD’s or any medium you would like to use.

Mix with like minded art enthusiasts and share your interests while learning more about art and artists in your area.

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

15th August, 5th & 16th September and 3rd & 17th October

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

Monthly Meeting 14th August – John Perkins – Painting in Oils

We are very happy to have John Perkins with us to demonstrate ‘Painting in Oils’ at our next monthly meeting Tuesday 14th August, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

John has become a well-known artist with his work represented both nationally and internationally. Sought after as a demonstrator and Art Judge for exhibitions, he has been an art Tutor for over 35 years. A regular at the Mitchell School of Arts Bathurst, Grafton Arts Fest  & Combined Art Societies Art in Action.

John is a Fellow and President of the Royal Art Society of NSW, former President and Life Member of Drummoyne Art Society, Honorary Member of Lane Cove Art Society and Inaugural President of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney.

John is widely recognised as a traditional oil artist specialising in Still Life and Landscape paintings, he has, however, over the years pursued various other subjects – this has led to him being renowned for his Marine and Streetscape paintings.

You can see more of John’s work here:
www.johnperkins.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 Satya or Deidre 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Our July School Holiday Workshops have started

Our Kids School Holiday Workshops just started this week!

10 am – 12 noon 1pm – 3pm
Mon 9th Make Mini Monsters Draw Dinosaurs
Tues 10th Paint a Glittery Fish Make Gift Cards
Wed 11th Make Dragons Pottery
Thu 12th Make Fairy Lanterns Make Pompom Kittens & Puppies
Fri 13th Make Jewellery
Mon 16th Make Little Clay Animals Decorate Photo Frames
Tues 17th Create an Abstract Painting Paint an Undersea Scene
Wed 18th Paint a Landscape Make your Own Slime
Thu 19th Draw Fairies & Fantasy Make Butterfly Wind Chimes
Fri 20th Draw Cartoons  —

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

Reminder: Monthly Meeting 10th July – Mellissa Read Devine – A Landscape in Acrylic

Reminder: We have our Meeting and painting ‘A Landscape in Acrylic’ demo with Mellissa Read Devine tomorrow, Tuesday 10th July, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Mellissa has studied & practiced printmaking and painting continuously for the past 21 years and is a recipient of many prizes and awards. Her Artwork is part of many private and public collections around the world.

Living in rural Sydney overlooking the Hawkesbury River, Mellissa’s work ranges between vibrant interpretations of her local landscape to intricate wood & linocuts.

Her combination of quirkiness and calm blend to create works with a strong spiritual base.

You can see more of Mellissa’s work here:
www.readdevine.com
www.facebook.com/readdevineartist

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 Satya or Deidre 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Richmond Marketplace Exhibition 16th to 19th August 2018

Our Richmond Marketplace Exhibition is on again!

16th – 19th of August

Richmond Marketplace, 64 March St, Richmond NSW 2753

Our popular exhibition is on again at the Marketplace Richmond.
There is always a good response for this exhibition and we usually do well with sales.
Smaller works are best for this show.

MTAS members please enter using the below:

Entry Form

Framing Requirements

Look forward to seeing you there!

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