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FEATURED ARTIST Sue Jarvis

April 25, 2022

Contemplation In The Hall That Survived The Fires – Sue Jarvis is the featured artwork on the Website Homepage and Facebook. Selected for the Highly Commended at the 112th MSWPS Annual Exhibition. Sophie Gerhard Comment: I can almost feel the tired and worn out energy of these figures. You’ve managed to really capture the mood of…

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FEATURED ARTIST Monica Mauer-Jan

March 22, 2022

Angel – Monica Mauer-Jan is the featured artwork on the Website Homepage and Facebook. Selected for the Highly Commended at the 112th MSWPS Annual Exhibition. Sophie Gerhard Comment: Very impressed with the technical skill displayed in this piece. I know how hard it is to work with bronze, and the patina and smooth texture you have…

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Pauline Cross at Inaugural Exhibition at Streamline Publishing Gallery

March 17, 2022

MSWPS Life Member, Pauline Cross has been invited to show artworks on canvas at the first exhibition of Streamline Publishing Gallery, Cathy Oliver, who has a 35 year career in editing and project management established The Gallery to feature artists who create visual communication, outside of the written word. Pauline Cross, has a more than…

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2021 MSWPS AWARD

March 14, 2022

Cynthia Boyle’s painting Hot NW Wind is the Winner, by member voting, of the 2021 MSWPS Award. Cynthia has written a response to the award: As a country member of MSWPS during Covid, it became almost impossible to have face to face interaction. When the opportunity arose to participate in the online exhibition, I was…

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FEATURED ARTIST Suzanne Kaldor

February 16, 2022

Summertime – Suzanne Kaldor is the featured artwork on the Website Homepage and Facebook. Selected for the Valda Cuming Sculpture Award at the 112th MSWPS Annual Exhibition. Sophie Gerhard Comment: This is such a refreshing and fun piece of sculpture! The zinc sun cream and polkadot bikini take me right back to leisurely beach days. I really…

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MSWPS Members Winner and Finalists VAS AOTY

November 29, 2021

 It was fantastic to see MSWPS so well represented with five finalists in the 2021 VAS Mavis Little Artist of the Year Exhibition at the Victorian Artists Society. Open till November 29, the exhibition is diverse and striking and rewards close inspection. Each artist has chosen three works to represent their year’s work, and the…

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Member Subscription Renewals

November 18, 2021

  Your Subscription Renewal is due on 31 December 2021. Payment Options are detailed on the Renewal Form: EFT Payment Payment by Cheque If you are attending the Christmas Lunch you can pay by Cash OR Cheque. The Society does not have facilities for payment by Credit/Debit Card. MSWPS renewal form-2022  

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Alphington Open studio Weekends

November 18, 2021

The Alphington Open Studio Weekend is held once each year to showcase the work of local artists.  Held over two consecutive weekends in November and December, a group of local Alphington Artists will open their doors to provide a special opportunity for the public to talk with the artists and see their work. Works by…

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FEATURED ARTIST Vicki Sullivan

November 9, 2021

Wild One – Vicki Sullivan is the featured artwork on the Website Homepage and Facebook. Selected for The Annie Davison Oliver Award  at the 112th MSWPS Annual Exhibition. Sophie Gerhard Comment: This painting is technically brilliant, and completely engaging – it completely stopped me in my tracks! The direct gaze of the sitter, staring slightly…

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MEMBER MEETING 5 NOVEMBER – ZOOM PRESENTATION BY MEMBER MARIAN RENNIE

October 18, 2021

  Marian Rennie is a practising artist with a diverse background in the visual arts, theatre, puppetry, set design and costume design. She has returned to her family roots in Acheron, Central Victoria on the banks of the Goulburn River. Marian established her own gallery and exhibition centre there which is situated in a two…

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