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MTAS Annual Autumn Exhibition 31st May, 1st & 2nd June

Come and join us for our exhibition opening night 7pm on Friday,
31st May at the Murray Wing of Richmond School of Arts.

Our Autumn Exhibition is on again 31st May, 1st & 2nd June!

It will be a beautiful event, with 8 craftspeople and 38 artists displaying over 160 works. Our Judge and Exhibition opener this year will be talented and well regarded artist Judy Brownlie.

This is a wonderful opportunity to see works from some of our well known local artists including John Shields, Chris Seale, Frank Hodgert, Jeanette Starr, Gloria Galvin, Yvonne West, Deidre Morrison, Stephen Hoysted, Joy Myers Creed, Kym Morris and many more.

This is a great chance to buy unique art and craft for yourself or your loved ones.

After our opening on Friday night the exhibition continues on Saturday, 1st June 10am to 5pm until Sunday, 2nd June 10am to 4pm.

Entry is free all 3 days.

Our Raffle painting “The Red Pot”, Oil Painting by Judy Brownlie will be drawn on Sunday 4pm, 2nd June. Purchase your tickets before the exhibition at Richmond Art Supplies or at the show to win this lovely painting.

For further info contact President Kym Morris on 0413 809 685 and our website www.mtas.com.au

Look forward to seeing you there!

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day is 15th May Tomorrow

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day is Tomorrow Wednesday 15th May – 10am to 4pm!

Members and guests are invited to come along to Yarramundi with inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching art DVD’s, crafting or any medium.

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

Mingle and create with like minded art enthusiasts.
Share your interests while learning more about art and the artists in our area.

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

Upcoming Dates: Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday –

5th &19th June and 3rd & 17th July

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

Look forward to seeing you there!

Reminder: Meeting & Demonstration 14th May – John Rice – Landscape in Oils

Tonight!
Monthly Meeting & Demonstration
14th May John Rice
Landscape in Oils

Don’t forget tonight we have John Rice with us to demonstrate Landscape in Oils at our monthly meeting! 14th May, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

John learned most of his painting skills from getting out there and painting thousands of paintings. His primary influences have been the Heidleberg School of Australian impressionists and the work of Sir Hans Heysen.

A former schoolteacher and Principal with 40 years experience, John conducts workshops and demonstrations both at his home studio in Mulgoa and for many Sydney, country and interstate art groups. He is also frequently called upon as a judge for art society exhibitions.

John has won numerous awards for his work and has held 14 successful solo exhibitions. He is an exhibiting member of the Royal Art Society of NSW.
You can see more of John’s work at:
www.johnricegallery.bigcartel.com

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 Annmaree 0429 234 873

Look forward to seeing you there.

MTAS May 2019 Newsletter

Hello MTAS Members,
 
Here is your newsletter for May.
 
We are cutting down mailing costs for our Monthly Newsletter so we are now sending as an email with PDF and posting on our website.
 
Those who do not have an email address or do still wish to receive a posted copy will need to opt for it on their membership form from now on (membership renewals are in line with the financial year, so end of June).
 
Please use this link to view the PDF directly:
 
You can find past newsletters on our MTAS website:
 
Thank you and have an arty month!
MTAS Committee

Hawkesbury Show Entries & Duty

Hawkesbury Show entries must be delivered to the Showground this Friday, 3rd May from 10am to 4pm or Saturday, 4th May 9am to 11am.

Do you want to help at the Art Desk at the Show? You just supervise, sell catalogues and enjoy the Art. (There are Stewards to deal with any Sales or problems). You do not need to be an artist or have an art work in the Show. You will be be given a Free Entry Ticket.

We need 2 helpers per session for
Friday 10th 4 – 7,
Sat 11th 10 – 1, 4 – 6, 7 – close
Sun 11th (Mothers Day) 1-4pm

Please ring Sheila 0408 161 284 to volunteer.

CASS Art in Action 17th, 18th & 19th May

Art in Action 17th, 18th and 19th May

Art In Action is on again!

It is a wonderful long weekend that provides a unique opportunity for local artists to learn new techniques and styles with the very best tutors from across Australia and New Zealand.

Art In Action allows the local art community to come together and celebrate their artistic interests.

art in action

Tutors are proficient in a wide range of mediums, techniques and styles including: Oils or water-based oils, indigo dyeing , no-press prints, mixed media, acrylic, pastel and watercolour. Students do not have to do 3 days of workshops. Book for one day, for two or for three days – the choice is yours.

Here is a link to the full information booklet PDF

If you are not wanting accommodation you can still book into the workshops.

The Art in Action weekend is organised and run by CASS (Combined Art Societies of Sydney Inc.) a non-profit group run totally by volunteer lovers of art.

Date: 17th, 18th and 19th May (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Venue: Merroo Conference Centre, 182 Mill Road, Kurrajong, NSW (Wheel chair accessible)
For more info: contact Diana Garth on (02) 8230 1587, Fax (02) 9570 9801
Email: combinedsocieties@yahoo.com.au

Website: www.combinedartsocieties.com/art-in-action

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day is 1st May Tomorrow

Reminder: Yarramundi Open Day Wednesday 1st May – 10am to 4pm.

Tomorrow is our next open day. Members and guests are invited to come along to Yarramundi with inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching art DVD’s, crafting or any medium.

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

Mingle and create with like minded art enthusiasts.
Share your interests while learning more about art and the artists in our area.

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

Upcoming Dates: Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday –

15th May, 5th &19th June and 3rd & 17th July

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

Look forward to seeing you there!

HAAT Nature in Focus 30th April – 12th May 2019


Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail have an exhibition “Nature in Focus” showcasing it’s members works opening today 30th April and going till 12th May at Gallery One88, 186-188 Katoomba St, Katoomba.

See a range of beautiful artworks from your local area and visit lovely Katoomba while you are there.

There is an Exhibition Celebration event on Saturday afternoon 4th May at 4pm.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Venue: Gallery One88. Gallery 2. 186-188 Katoomba St, Katoomba
Date: 30th April to 12th May 2019
Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm

Check the website for more information on each of the trail members www.haat.com.au

Reminder: Entries Close for Autumn Exhibition 1st May

Entries close officially on 1st May for the Autumn Exhibition Exhibition 2019.
 
You can mail to our PO Box or drop in person to Richmond Art Supplies or a Committee Member.
 
For your Entry Forms:
You can download your Autumn Exhibition 2019 Entry Form Page 1 here
Framing Requirements Page 2 here
and you can download Craft Entry form here
 
Don’t miss out! and look forward to seeing you all at the Autumn Exhibition 31st May and 1st to 2nd June at the Richmond School of Arts!

Reminder: Print Making Workshop with Katherine Kennedy 5th May

Reminding everyone that we will have a full day Print Making Workshop 10am  – 3pm with Katherine Kennedy on the 5th of May.

In the morning session, Katherine will introduce the concept of social art whilst viewing ‘DPD’ as a case study and demo coffee plate making followed by participation in the creation of individualised plate tests.

The afternoon session will cover introduction to DPD Performance, set-design & creation and inking & printing workshop.

At the end of the workshop, attendees will be able to take away their coffee order print and ghost print, own test plate print and their socially interactive experiences of the day.

To find out more about Katherine visit
www.katkennedy.wordpress.com

Full Day Workshop – 10am to 3pm
Sunday, 5th May
Stan Stevens Studio,
Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Workshop Cost: $70 for Members and $75 for Non-members

For Bookings please phone: Annmaree 0429 234 873 or book at an MTAS event/meeting

This includes: BFK RIVES etching paper 2 sheets and 200ml blk Charbonnel etching ink

You need bring: Gloves and Masking tape

Katherine will supply:

  • Cardboard
  • Coffee powder
  • Coffee grain
  • Coffee grounds
  • Perspex
  • Rags
  • Spatulas
  • Scribes
  • Glue
  • Phone books

 

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