Tag: Macquarie Towns Arts Society

Monthly Meeting Christmas Show & Tell 12th Dec 2017

Join us for our Year End Celebration!

We have our Monthly Meeting for December on Tuesday 12th at 7.30pm.

We look forward to seeing you all for our end of year celebration, Christmas festivities and a Show & Tell for what you have been up to this year or any interesting arty stories you have to tell.

Please bring a plate of party food to share, an artwork of your own or an acquisition, or other interesting item or story. Perhaps an illustrated travel journal, inherited artworks etc.

7.30pm Tuesday 12th December
Stan Stevens Studio
Deerubbin Centre
300 George Street, Windsor

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

Members and Guests welcome.

Further info phone Narelle 02 4565 9222

 

Monthly Demonstration Meeting 10th October – Jeanette Starr – Drawing in Charcoal and Ink

In October, we are very happy to have talented local artist Jeanette Starr demonstrating a drawing in Charcoal & Ink at our monthly meeting for Tuesday, 10th October, 7:30 pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Originally from Yorkshire England, Jeanette worked as a graphic artist/photographer before venturing to Australia in her 30’s to live on acreage.

Jeanette is well known for her love of horses and her beloved subjects are never too far away.

She loves painting all animals and portraits alike and is happy to do commissions. Drawing and painting in various mediums but particularly oils, acrylics, inks and charcoal.

Jeanette works from her Little River Art Studios where she holds workshops and exhibitions. Also a member of the Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail.

Often successfully winning awards at the Hawkesbury Show, MTAS exhibitions and other shows, we are pleased to see Jeanette in action at our next demonstration.

You can see more here:
www.littleriverartstudios.com.au
www.facebook.com/Little-River-Art-Studios-443449589156377

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 Deidre or Satya 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Meeting AGM & Guest Speaker David Briggs – Scientific Colour Theory – 12th September 7pm

In September, we have our Annual General Meeting followed by our guest speaker David Briggs to talk about Scientific Colour Theory.

This Meeting for September is on Tuesday 12th, 7pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Our Art Society is run by volunteers and our dedicated committee has worked hard through the year to keep things going.

We are always in need of new people to help run the Society, and 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 our Arts Society to continue well into the future with many successful artistic endeavours to come, so please consider helping out!

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

All positions will be declared vacant on the night and anyone interested in taking on a position to help out the Society can email info@mtas.com.au or call Narelle on 02 4565 9222 for more information.

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.

Monthly Demonstration – 12th September: David Briggs
Scientific Colour Theory


David will discuss Scientific Colour Theory.

David teaches scientific colour theory at Julian Ashton’s Art School and the National Art school. He is the Chairperson of the NSW Division of the Colour Society of Australia and is internationally regarded as an expert on the matter.

David ‘s website 

www.huevaluechroma.com

7.00pm Tuesday 12th 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 Enquiries phone Dario 0431 114 861

Monthly Demonstration Meeting 11th July- David Lake – Painting a Pastoral Scene in Oils

In July, we are pleased to welcome David Lake to our monthly meeting for Tuesday, 11th July, 7:30 pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

David will demonstrate ‘Painting a Pastoral Scene in Oils’.

David Lake is an oil painter of the Australian Landscape. He has been painting for more than thirty years, and on a fulltime basis since 2002. Originally from Sydney he now resides in the small town of Newbridge in the NSW central tablelands.

A self-taught artist David has developed his own distinctive style that has been winning him awards and commendations since 1991, including the Combined Art Societies of Sydney – Artist of the Year for 2007, 2008, and 2009.

David is a Fellow of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales. He is also a member of the Oatley 101 Society of Artists, and a participant on the Bathurst Arts Trail.

To find more about David, read his bio here.

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 Dario 0431 114 861

Look forward to seeing you there.

Full Day Workshop with Hiren Patel – “Urban Landscapes in Oils” 2nd July 2017

We had a great demo from Hiren Patel at our June Monthly Meeting.

We are having a Full Day Workshop with Hiren focusing on ‘Urban Landscapes in Oils’ on the 2nd of July.

Hiren paints urban landscapes which portrays the mood, atmosphere and activity of the scene. He chose to paint with oils for their versatility. His painting methods are based on the 19th century realists and impressionists. He employs the ‘Alla Prima’ technique. Good design, composition and dramatic light are very important to his work.

Hiren will guide students through the process of loose drawing and applying Alla Prima technique to an urban landscape painting on the day.

To find our more about Hiren visit
hirenpatelgallery.blogspot.com
www.facebook.com/hirenpatelfineart

Full Day Workshop – 9am to 3pm
Sunday 2nd July
Yarramundi Community Centre,
54 Thornbill Way, Nepean Park Estate
Yarramundi

$50 for MTAS members
$55 for Non-members
Morning tea Provided, Bring your lunch – All Welcome

Bookings Phone Dario 0431 114 861

Download Workshop Materials List here

MTAS School Holiday Workshops July 2017

Macquarie Towns Arts Society’s School Holiday
Art & Craft Workshop Program July 2017

We have our School Holiday kids Workshops on again for July

10am – 12nn 1pm – 3pm
Mon 3rd July Draw Dinosaurs Make Little Clay Animals
Tues 4th July Make Butterfly Wind Chimes Decorate Masks
Wed 5th July Draw Cartoons Pottery
Thurs 6th July Make Mini Monsters Draw Fairies, Elves and Mermaids
Fri 7th July Draw Mandalas
Mon 10th July Paint Pet Rocks Paint a Landscape
Tues 11th July Decorate Photo Frames Paint Underwater Scene
Wed 12th July Pottery Make Sock Puppets
Thurs 13th July Make Fairy Lanterns Make Dragons
Fri 14th July Make Jewellery

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

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

Bookings Essential: phone Deidre 0412 979 731

Monthly Demonstration Meeting 13th June – Hiren Patel – Sydney Street Scene in Oils

In June, we are pleased to welcome Hiren Patel to our monthly meeting for Tuesday, 13th June, 7:30 pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Hiren will demonstrate a ‘Sydney Street Scene in Oils’.

Born in India and living in Sydney, Hiren Patel studied and worked as an Engineer until he stumble on the Art Gallery of NSW. His interest in art sparked again, which was buried deep since childhood and started studying art and practicing painting.

Hiren has been exhibiting in Sydney for the last 10 years. He primarily paints urban landscapes which portray the mood, atmosphere and activity of the scene. He chooses to paint with oil paints for their versatility as they can be exploited by using different viscosity and drying times. In fact, their possibilities are endless. His paint methods are based on the 19th and 20th century realists and impressionists. Good design, composition and dramatic light are the most important aspects of his work.

You can see more of Hiren’s work here:
hirenpatelgallery.blogspot.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 Dario 0431 114 861

Look forward to seeing you there.

MTAS Autumn Exhibition – New Photography Section

Notice to MTAS members: The committee has decided to include a new section in the Autumn Exhibition, a Photography Section. This was over looked when we set up the entry form, and we send our apologies for this over-sight.

If you would like to enter a piece in this section, the piece must be small or medium in size (same sizing we use for art pieces). There is a limit of two pieces per person and the cost per piece is the same as for art works. $7 per small piece and $10 per medium piece.

The section will be judged and a prize awarded.

Reminder: All entry forms must be available for collection NLT last mail Monday, May 8th.