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DIARY DATES 2019

April 26, 2019

DIARY DATES: LIFE DRAWING – Thursdays 10.30AM – 12.30 $10 Members GENERAL MEETINGS: 2nd MAY- 1.00PM until 3.00PM ‘My Great Aunt Clarice Beckett’ TALK by Sharon Brennan. 31st MAY – TRAIN EXCURSION to BALLARAT ART GALLERY FULL DAY meet up 8.45AM at Southern Cross Station. 6th JUNE -WINTER LUNCHEON 4 JULY – GENERAL MEETING 1…

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GENERAL MEETING – Guest Speaker Sharon Brennan

April 26, 2019

“I never knew my Great Aunt Clarice. I can speak of family and look at some of the things I have found which belonged to Clarice Beckett 1887-1935, my Grandmother’s sister.” GENERAL MEETING 1.00PM UNTIL 3.00PM THURSDAY MAY 2 Ola Cohn Centre Followed by Afternoon Tea All MSWPS MEMBERS Welcome.

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NATURE INSPIRED – Angela Abbott and Sylvia Isaac

April 14, 2019

Dear Members, Angela and Sylvia extend an invitation to you all to attend their exhibition  NATURE INSPIRED – An exhibition of recent paintings by MSWPS Members  ANGELA  ABBOTT  &  SYLVIA ISAAC please see MEET OUR MEMBERS > PROFILE PAGE >Angela Abbott and > Sylvia Isaac VENUE – KINROSS ARTS CENTRE, 603 Toorak Road, TOORAK DATES…

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Suzanne Kaldor – A Sculptors Life

April 14, 2019

Suzanne Kaldor b.1939 – ‘A Sculptors Life’. Artist Talk 4 April 2019. Ola Cohn Centre, Gipps Street, East Melbourne. mswps.com.au/Suzanne Kaldor Suzanne Kaldor, Member of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors since 2003 arrived early and commenced her Artist Talk at 1.00PM sharp. The chronological order of her talk immediately engaged and held…

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Suzanne Kaldor – A Sculptor’s Life

March 31, 2019

Suzanne Kaldor will present a talk for your pleasure on Thursday 4 April from 1.00PM. The Life Drawing session begins at 10.30 $10 members & $15 non members if you plan to make a full day with us. Please RSVP via email or phone me on 9886 0202 with your guests names, thank you.  …

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FEATURED ARTIST – Sue Jarvis

March 31, 2019

The current Featured Artist Painting is: Lion Dance – Lunar New Year by Sue Jarvis. Sue Jarvis received a Highly Commended at the 109th Annual Exhibition in 2018.  Judge for the 109th Annual Exhibition, Jock Clutterbuck commented that: Good solid drawing and draughtsmanship lifts Sue Jarvis’s “Lion dance lunar new year into the group of…

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Members at Government House

February 25, 2019

Review by Annee Kelly A special reception was held on Tuesday 19 February at Government House, honouring VAS councillors, volunteers, Vas Fellows and a large number of Signatory members of the Victorian Artists Society. It was hosted by the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard QC.This memorable occasion was held…

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FEATURED ARTIST – Vicki Sullivan

February 18, 2019

The current Featured Artist Painting is: Lighthorse, Walers and Kangaroo Feathers by Vicki sullivan Vicki Sullivan received a Highly Commended at the 109th Annual Exhibition. Judge for the 109th Annual Exhibition, Jock Clutterbuck commented that: Vicki Sullivan,uses oil paint with great skill, the horses in her “Light horse walers and kangaroo feathers” come alive; we…

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2019 Subscriptions

January 28, 2019

Hello all. 2019 MSWPS Subscriptions are due. Subscriptions were due 31st December, however many members paid at the Annual Christmas Lunch. If not paid you are currently in the ‘Grace Zone’. This means you are able to still access the Members Area of the Website until March 1st. Should your Subscription not be received before…

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splash – 2018

January 28, 2019

To be held every three years, the Splash: McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award has been established to showcase contemporary Australian watercolour practice. It is an acquisitive award enabled by the Fornari Bequest by the Will of the late Lena May Fornari, and is a legacy of her support of the arts in Victoria. Lena May was…

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