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CHANGING PERSPECTIVES 2019

July 16, 2019

110TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION: CHANGING PERSPECTIVES 4 –15 October VENUE Victorian Artists’ Society 430 Albert St East Melbourne Opening Sunday 6th October ENTRY FORM is available for download and print in MEMBER AREA. IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES CHECK LIST ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER DELIVERY WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 10.00– 12.00 OPENING SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER 2.00– 4.00…

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EARTH ART EXHIBITION AND WORKSHOPS

July 15, 2019

Information about the exhibition EARTH ART EXHIBITION and Workshops JULY 2nd -31st August Exhibition opening event Friday 12th July  6.30 -8.30 Opened by Bronwyn Johnson Executive Director of CLIMARTE  Paintings, sculptures, photography, prints and ceramics by a group of artists inspired by their love of the earth. Curated by Karen Hopkins   Artists: Oliver Ashworth-Martin, Cheryle Bannon, Marion Chapman, Jeremy Dawson, Ursula…

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Pamela Irving – The Romans Never conquered Australia

July 15, 2019

GENERAL MEETING 4 July 2019 Pamela Irving – Précis of the meeting by Carmel O’Connor The Romans never conquered Australia. A comment made by Pamela to describe the hiatus in Australian art. A power point presentation of her original mosaics, paintings and sculpture works spanning over thirty five years was a totally enthralling glimpse into…

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Ola Cohn 1892-1964 – At the Cutting Edge

July 15, 2019

As an active member of both the Victorian Artists Society (VAS) and the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors (MSWPS) for nearly forty years, current members may be interested to learn more about the irrepressible sculptor Carola Cohn. (Ola) Ola Cohn cared deeply about people, art and animals and was generous with her talents,…

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Valda Cuming OAM

July 8, 2019

VALDA CUMING OAM(1995) CONGRATULATIONS on receiving an Order of Australia MEDAL for Services to the Visual Arts in the 2019 HONOURS LIST Queens Birthday Celebrations. Valda has been a generous committee member for many years retiring from the committee in 2016. Valda and Cecilie Osborne were ‘Out Spoken’, requesting that our Aboriginal artist sisters be…

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EARTH : An exhibition inspired by the earth.

July 8, 2019

This winter, immerse yourself in our EARTH exhibition at Space2b An exhibition of paintings, sculptures, photography, prints and ceramics by a group of artists inspired by their love of our Earth. July 2nd – August 31st Opening by Bronwyn Johnson, Executive Director of CLIMARTE Friday July 12th 6.30pm – 8.30pm  EXHIBITING ARTISTS Oliver Ashworth -Martin,…

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DIARY DATES

July 8, 2019

June 6 – Winter Luncheon 12 noon – Theme MSWPS Royals       July 4 – Guest Speaker-  Pamela Irving Sculptor/Painter  1.00PM August 1 – Guest Speaker- Gillian Govan Sculptor/Painter  1.00PM September 5 – only TENTATIVE Celia Beeton – Through artist eyes. PPP October – Annual Exhibition November 7 – Kate Herd’s Garden Paint…

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FEATURED ARTIST: Carmel O’Connor

July 8, 2019

The current Featured Artist Painting is: Darlington Puppeteers by Carmel O’Connor. Carmel O’Connor received a Highly Commended at the 109th Annual Exhibition in 2018. Judge for the Exhibition, Jock Clutterbuck commented that: Carmel O’connor constructs a tough whimsical piece of theatre with “Darlington puppeteers’ an enigmatic space frame which holds our attention and sense of…

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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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