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2019 Christmas Luncheon

January 6, 2020

Dear Members: The 2019 Christmas Luncheon was well attended, apologies accepted and we all understand it is not always possible to attend an event. Members enjoyed each others’ company as Name Tags made conversation among new and old members much easier. 📣  Announcements: 1 Winner of the 2019 MSWPS Award – Congratulations go to Liz Moore Golding🎖 2…

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Sculpere Newsletter November 2019

January 3, 2020

Dates for your Diary: 17TH JANUARY 2020 set up exhibition on Herring Island 18TH JANUARY TO 9TH FEBRUARY 2020 ASV Herring Island “Ebb and Flow” 13TH FEBRUARY 2020 Robert Klippel exhibition at Tarrawarra MMA 24TH FEBRUARY 2020 Entries close MIFGS 2020Get all the information here: ASV newsletter_2019-11.pdf 3.85 MB

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Celebrating Life in Small Works – Jo Reitze

January 3, 2020
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Leopoldine Mimovich OAM 1920 – 2019.

January 3, 2020

The President, Committee and Members of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors,  pay tribute to their former member, sculptor Leopoldine Mimovich, passed away December 25th 2019. Leopoldine Mimovich OAM was a painter and a widely commissioned sculptor in wood and bronze, especially for religious pieces, and her work is held in churches, schools…

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Annual MSWPS Members Award – Liz Moore Golding

December 9, 2019

On December 5 I was pleased to be awarded the annual MSWPS Members Award. This is a peer voted award and against a very fine field of artists, I am very pleased to have won. I was inspired (and encouraged by member Annie Finkelde), to paint the triple portrait, below, basing it on a 1930s…

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Midcoast Bush Fire Relief

December 9, 2019

$555 was raised in cash donations at the MSWPS Christmas party and deposited at https://www.gofundme.com/f/midcoast-bush-fire-relief via my Visa card this morning. A great effort and a popular alternative to the Kris Kringle.   Christmas Cheers,   Tessa   Promotion and plea per the Lions Club Fundraiser LET’S JOIN TOGETHER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Want to…

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From the Inbox

December 4, 2019

The Women’s Gallery book launch to celebrate women’s art of the 80’s and 90’s. Saturday December 7th 2:30 QVWC 210 Lonsdale Street Melbourne. Open studio Invitation. Karen Hopkins Paintings, shared exhibition; check the invite. Odd roads to be Walking, a major new book on Australian women artists. These artists, craftswomen, teachers, art writers and influencers…

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Highly Commended at 110th Annual Exhibition

Featured Artist

December 2, 2019

Thursday Sketch by Jocelyn Bell is the current featured artwork. Thursday Sketch was selected for a Highly Commended at the 110th MSWPS Annual Exhibition.

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Discovered in a Tidy Up

November 25, 2019

In the past six weeks I have been revamping two rooms in my house. My study in particular had become over abundant with ‘stuff’. This stuff consisted mainly of Art Magazines, some 20 years old, books; more than 25 years old and several diaries of which I found the earliest to be from 1987. Interesting…

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MSWPS Train Trip to Castlemaine 30 August 2019

November 25, 2019

On a glorious sunny winter’s day twelve MSWPS friends and spouses travelled to Castlemaine to view The Len Fox Prize Exhibition at Castlemaine Art Museum. Finalists presented a diverse range of paintings with statements referencing their connection with E. Phillips Fox. There were many people in the gallery and serendipitously CAM guides giving a guided…

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