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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!

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!

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day on 17th October 2018

We have our Yarramundi Open Day on again Wednesday 17th October 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:

17th October , 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

Reminder! Entries Close for Spring Affair on 1st October

Entries close officially on 1st October for the Spring Affair Exhibition 2018.

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 Page 1 here and Page 2 here and the Craft Entry Form here

Don’t miss out! and look forward to seeing you all at the Exhibition 26th – 28th October at the Richmond School of Arts!

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day on 3rd October 2018

Our next regular Yarramundi Open Day will be Wednesday 3rd October 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:

3rd & 17th October , 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

MTAS School Holiday Workshops October 2018

We have our Kids School Holiday Workshops
on again 2nd to 12th October

10 am – 12 noon 1pm – 3pm
Tues 2nd Draw a Dragon Paint a Sparkly Princess
Wed 3rd Make Coloured Clay Critters Decorate Treasure Boxes
Thu 4th Draw & Paint Mermaids Decorate Photo Frames
Fri 5th Make Pottery  —
Mon 8th Make Dragons  Make your Own Slime
Tues 9th Create Crystal Fairies Draw & Paint Dinosaurs
Wed 10th Make Magic Lanterns Make Clay Animals
Thu 11th Paint Jungle Animals  Make Stencilled Bookmarks
Fri 12th Make Jewellery  —

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

workshops

workshops

Painting Day at Yarramundi Sunday 16th September

MTAS Painting Day at Yarramundi
Sunday, 16th September

You are all invited to a Painting Day with us at Yarramundi on Sunday, 16th September. We’ll hold the activity just past the bridge crossing on the north side.

Please bring your picnic lunch if the weather is fine. We’ll do a bit of a talk, take in the beautiful scenery of the Hawkesbury River and do Plein Air Painting.

If the weather turn nasty, we’ll head back to the Community Centre and carry on with our activity.

Come along and bring your friends.

Time: 9am to 3pm
When: Sunday, 16th September
Venue: Past the bridge crossing on the north side*

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

painting day

painting day

painting day

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.

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

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