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The MSWPS 2018 Winter Luncheon

June 25, 2018

The tradition of the winter luncheon continues to thrive and was well attended by many current and new members who were warmly welcomed to the Society. On arrival members were greeted with drinks supplied by the MSWPS Committee. Prior to the commencement of lunch, Carmel O’Connor had kindly organised a professional photographer to take a…

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Ballarat Train Trip

May 31, 2018

On Friday 25th May a group of MSWPS Members braved the cool! weather, meeting at Southern Cross Station to take a train trip to Ballarat. A few lines to accompany the image from Jo Reitze: Just letting you know that we had a wonderful time in Ballarat It was great to see Von Guerard’s paintings…

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Introduction to MSWPS Website

May 31, 2018

At the General Meeting on 10th May 2018 Denise Keele-bedford presented and Introduction to MSWPS Website. Highlights of the introduction are in the May 2018 Bulletin. Past President Joan Richard presented Denise with a copy of ‘More Than Just Gumtrees’ by Juliette Peers. ‘More Than Just Gumtrees’ is a publication about the History of the…

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PRESIDENTS REPORT 3 May 2018 Carmel O’Connor

May 31, 2018

On 3rd May 2018  MSWPS President Carmel O’Connor presented her First Presidents Report for 2018. Click on the link to read the report.MSWPS Presidents REPORT 3 May18 Carmel O’Connor

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A Retrospective Exhibition of June Hobart (1923 – 2001)

May 16, 2018

A Retrospective Exhibition of June Hobart (1923 – 2001) Cato Gallery Victorian Artists Society 430 Albert Street East Melbourne June Hobart was a Member of MSWPS from 1971 so will be well known to our older members. June Hobart studied Fine Art in the studios of Archie and Amalie Colquhoun in Melbourne where she was…

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A Note from Jo – May

May 16, 2018

Dear all, Congratulations to Jan Martin whose painting was Highly Commended in VAS Undine Award 15th May . Well done Jan! Annee Kelly ” Overlooking Ricketts Point 2″ was awarded a Commended at the AGRA Autumn Exhibition. Beatrice Magalotti, Recently commenced her Residency in Iceland Annee Kelly Best Bayside subject at the Brighton Art Society…

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NEW WORKS an exhibition by Beatrice Magalotti

May 7, 2018

Beatrice Magalotti and Sharyn Madder are sharing G3 Space at Red Gallery with their latest exhibition New Works Exhibition Dates: 02 May – 20 May 2018 Red Gallery, 157 St. Georges Road, Fitzroy North. Beatrice Magalotti – Artist Statement I am a Melbourne based artist working in sculpture and photography, both disciplines working in unison…

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EXHIBITION REVIEW: MSWPS – Group Exhibition at La Trobe’s Cottage, South Yarra.2018

May 7, 2018

EXHIBITION REVIEW: MSWPS – Group Exhibition at La Trobe’s Cottage, South Yarra During the Autumn of 2018 the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors known as MSWPS (pronounced as an acronym – missswips) exhibited as a group; thirty five small, framed, ready for sale, pictures. The motif was theme based of and exhibited at…

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NOTE FROM JO MAY 1ST

April 30, 2018

Train Trip to Ballarat 24 May or we could do it on another day if you wish. Please let me know if you have a preference for another day ie 23 or 25 May May has five Thursdays and it is our custom to do an additional activity when this occurs.  I have received many…

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MARITIME EXHIBITION

April 23, 2018

The latest edition of the MARITIME EXHIBITION at  The Victorian Artists Society was opened on Thursday 19th April 2018. Five Members from MSWPS presented artworks on the theme: Lynn Banna, Louise Foletta, Elizabeth Moore Golding, Jo Reitze and Robyn Pridham The Exhibition Continues until 1st May.

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