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Pamela Irving News

September 13, 2021

My work was chosen for the Deakin University Small Sculpture Award 2021. There were 314 entries and 42 works were selected for the exhibition Judges:  Geoffrey Edwards, Jacquie Nichols Reeves, Leanne Willis. Exhibition @ Deakin University Burwood Campus 4th November – 10th December 2021 “Breaking Ground” An exhibition of Contemporary Mosaics using ceramic and mixed…

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A virtual journey to Vicki Sullivan’s Studio

September 3, 2021

Approximately 22 Members joined the Zoom Meeting with Vicki Sullivan in her Rye Studio. As a young mum Vicki bought land in the North and friends helped to build her a house. The walls were lined with silver insulation paper, she had no power, no running water and the toilet was a shovel. Sadly, the…

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MEMBER MEETING 2 SEPTEMBER – ZOOM PRESENTATION BY MEMBER VICKI SULLIVAN

September 1, 2021

Members are invited to join Vicki in her Rye studio Thursday September 2 at 2.00pm on Zoom Vicki has a very impressive CV which can be viewed on her website Vickisullivan.com Please email Linda who will send you the link. mswps2020@gmail.com This will be a lovely way to fill in a lockdown afternoon. We would…

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MEMBER ACHIEVEMENTS

August 30, 2021

Jo Reitze Jo Reitze is a Finalist in The Geelong Contemporary Art Prize 2021 The exhibition at Geelong Gallery runs from 29 May -22 August. Selected from over 600 entries from around the country, the 28 shortlisted works for the 2021 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize reflect the sophistication and rich diversity of contemporary Australian painting.…

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FEATURED ARTIST Erica Wagner

August 23, 2021

Lake Dobson – Erica Wagner is the featured artwork on the Website Homepage and Facebook. Selected for a Highly Commended at the 111th MSWPS Annual Exhibition. Judge Amanda Hyatt commented: Quite a dynamic tonal abstract-like painting with a reduced and muted colour palette using its contrast of tones to attract the viewer. These must operate…

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Gagliardi Gallery Award for Steffie Wallace

August 9, 2021

Steffie Wallace showing at the Gagliardi Gallery in London. Congratulations Steffie, how exciting to be selected for the award. “The award I received was the Gagliardi Gallery Award – 25 artists selected for a 10-day exhibition at Gagliardi Gallery, Kings Road, London. Ref: https://www.londonbiennale.co.uk/biennale2021/london-art-biennale-2021-winners/  I applied for the exhibition earlier this year and was thrilled when…

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Member Finalists

July 12, 2021

Anne Marie Szelecky is a finalist in the Biannual FPS National Mono print prize. IMAGE BAGS AND BLUE ROPE. 56 x 56cm. 2019 Hand printed mono print with acrylic and water base inks. Using inked up plastic bags and rope. Continuing the theme of my work about throw away waste, polluting our environment. Out of…

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Jo Reitze Opening by Liz Moore Golding

July 12, 2021

Esteemed MSWPS member and Victorian Artists Society Fellow, Jo Reitze’s long awaited grand retrospective (and current works) exhibition, ‘Celebrating Life in Gouache Oil and Pen’, finally opened officially on Sunday July 4 2021. With Covid lockdowns and restrictions intervening, the original planned exhibition date had long gone. But with the exhibition finally opening, and located…

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Winter Luncheon 2021

July 12, 2021

On the 1st of July many members met up at the Ola Cohn Centre for our annual Winter Luncheon. Refreshments and a delicious lunch were enjoyed by all, and it was great to have the chance to catch up with each other, after the many restrictions of Covid. Our president, Linda McEwan opened the afternoon…

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FEATURED ARTIST Eva Miller

July 5, 2021

Composition in blue, green and yellow – Eva Miller. From 5 July is the featured artwork on the Website Homepage and Facebook. Selected for a Highly Commended at the 111th MSWPS Annual Exhibition. Judge Amanda Hyatt commented: As a piece of pure colourist abstract art the artist has used colour as the main raison d’être…

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