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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

August 20, 2018

Changing Perspectives – 109th Annual Exhibition OPENING: * Sunday 7 October 2.00pm To be opened by Jock Clutterbuck – Australia Sculptor/Printmaker 2018 Elegant Afternoon Tea & Guest Talk *Thursday 11 October 2.00pm Guest Speaker – Artist Deborah Klein Her work has received numerous awards and is represented in public and university collections throughout Australia.

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FEATURED ARTIST – Sue Jarvis

August 20, 2018

The Current Featured Artist Painting is: 9am Swanston Street by Sue Jarvis. Sue was joint winner of the Constance Wu Award in 2017 at the 108th MSWPS Annual Changing Perspectives Exhibition. THE CONSTANCE WU AWARD The Constance Wu Award was established by Carolyn Yong in memory of her mother, Constance Wu. This award was first…

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NEW MEMBERS

July 30, 2018

MSWPS Welcomes New Members for 2018 Rachel Jessie-Rae O’Connor Cetta Pilati Sylvia Isaac Mandi Potgieter Jenni Guilfoyle Ngaere Donald Cynthia Boyle Lynn Banna Jude Marganis Inese Edwards

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Sybil Craig and iPad Painting

July 16, 2018

The General Meeting at Ola’s Home on Thursday 12th July  commenced with a short introduction to digital technology of Tablets, iPads and mobile phone drawing applications – Apps. Helen carter introduced some of  her iPad drawings focusing on her play with the various techniques on offer. The talk by Carmel O’Connor was in the context…

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Earth and Sea

July 16, 2018

Louise Foletta exhibits her Sea paintings and charcoal drawings from after the fires with Glenys Hazelman’s Earth porcelain, featuring Box Gum leaves. “Bithry Inlet, is an isolated spot on the NSW southern coast. I try to capture a timeless moment of beauty and wonder. Solitude, rhythm of the tides, lapping waves of salty water on…

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A Reflective World

July 16, 2018

A retrospective of works by Janice McBride An exhibition of artworks by Janice is currently showing at The Long Gallery at Montsalvat 7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham Janice is a painter and printmaker who has established a distinguished career over her lifetime. Her career embraces a wide range of arts practice, including theatre design, sets, costume…

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FEATURED ARTIST Beatrice Magalotti

July 9, 2018

Beatrice is MSWPS Featured artist for July 2018. Her Bronze work ‘Waiting’ received: THE ANNIE DAVISON OLIVER AWARD at CHANGING PERSPECTIVES 2017 – MSWPS 108th Annual Exhibition Judged by Clive Sinclair FVAS. Annie Davison Oliver was a long serving Treasurer and Benefactor of MSWPS. Her death in 1997 at the age of 94 ended a…

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2018 Winter Lunch: A poem by Angela Abbott

July 4, 2018

Prelude to the 2018 MSWPS Winter Luncheon by Angela Abbott Crisp white cloths with Bay Leaf frieze. Carmel welcomes us with ease, Looking mod in arty suit “Ladies! Come! A photo shoot”! “Hush (she taps a glass discreetly) More urgent now! She works us neatly. Ladies bent on conversation Gathering with great elation Muse on…

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Marian Ellis Rowan (1848-1922)

June 25, 2018

Two paintings found in an op shop were actually national treasures. Staff at the Baptist Church Op Shop in Vincentia, on the South Coast, were going through an anonymous donation when they discovered two timeless pieces of art. Someone recognised the artist’s signature, Marian Ellis Rowan, and, after some Googling, they realised they had found…

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The MSWPS 2018 Winter Luncheon

June 25, 2018

The tradition of the winter luncheon continues to thrive and was well attended by many current and new members who were warmly welcomed to the Society. On arrival members were greeted with drinks supplied by the MSWPS Committee. Prior to the commencement of lunch, Carmel O’Connor had kindly organised a professional photographer to take a…

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