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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.

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!

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!

Hawkesbury Show 2019

Hawkesbury Show 2019

The Hawkesbury Show is on again 10th – 12th May!

Entries for the Art Section have to be returned by Thurs 18th April at the Showground office, by post or email. See the Entry Forms and schedules for details by clicking: here

Delivery to the Showground
Fri 3rd May, 10 – 4pm
Sat 4th May, 9 – 11am
Volunteers are needed to help hang the display on Sat 4th May, 11am until finished.

Lunch is supplied.

We will need volunteers for Duty at the Show in the Art Pavilion:
Fri 10th May: 10am – 1pm, 1 – 4pm, 4 – 7pm, 7 – 9pm(ish)
Sat 11th: 10am – 1pm, 1 – 4pm, 4 – 7pm, 7 – 9pm(ish)
Sun 12th: 10am – 1pm, 1pm – 4pm, collection 4 – 6pm

You are given 1 free Entry to the show for your Duty.

We are also looking for Art Demonstrators
On Saturday & Sunday there is an opportunity to paint/draw as a demonstrator in a small space in the display area in front of the Craft. Challenge yourself and paint in front of the public!
Sat 10am – 12noon, 12 – 2pm, 2 – 4pm
Sun 10am – 12noon, 12 – 2pm

You are given 1 free Entry to the show as a Demonstrator.

Please note *important*: You will need to carry in your equipment from where you park as you will not be allowed to drive in near the Art Pavilion on those days while the show is on.

For questions and to volunteer please contact Sheila Sharp 0408 161 284, se.sharp@bigpond.net.au

Reminder: Plein Air at Yarramundi Reserve Sunday 17th March

MTAS Plein Air Painting at Yarramundi Reserve
this Sunday, 17th March

Reminding all that the next Plein Air Painting Day at Yarramundi Reserve is coming up this Sunday, 17th March. We’ll hold the activity just past the bridge crossing on the north side.

Please bring your picnic lunch if the weather is fine. Join us to take in the beautiful scenery of the Hawkesbury River and do Plein Air Painting.

If the weather is raining, we’ll be at the Community Centre and carry on with our activity there.

Come along and bring your friends.

Time: 9am to 3pm
When: Sunday, 17th March
Venue: Past the bridge crossing on the north side

For more info contact Kym 0413 809 685

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Our Next Yarramundi Open Day is 6th March

Our next Yarramundi Open Day is on Wednesday 6th March from 10am to 4pm.

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

As we have our new venue still pending, members and guests are invited to come and enjoy Yarramundi 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.

Upcoming Dates for our Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday: 20th March, 3rd & 17th April and 1st & 15th May

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

Look forward to seeing you there!

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

Reminding all that our first Monthly Meeting for 2019 Acrylic Pouring and Resin with Deidre Morrison is coming up tomorrow, 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’.

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.

Our First Open Day for 2019 is on 6th February

Our first Open Day for 2019 is on Wednesday 6th February from 10am to 4pm.

At the moment we think this Open Day will be at our current home Yarramundi Community Center, however there is a possible new premises in Richmond that we are looking at.

Stay tuned for more news!

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.

Upcoming Dates for our Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday: 20th February, 6th & 20th March and 3rd April

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

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

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