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President’s Message

May 25, 2020

Hello members of MSWPS, I hope you are all well and keeping safe. I have adjusted to this quiet life too well, I know I will struggle to go back to a busier existence. On a personal note, when we get together again you may notice a difference in my appearance, I have taken this…

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MSWPS TIME CAPSULE 2020-2040

May 11, 2020

Dear Full Members, You are invited to participate in a rare event. PLEASE JOIN THE MSWPS TIME CAPSULE 2020 – 2050 SIZE – A4 OR SMALLER Art Work with title & medium on PAPER (must be dry)  or  a Photograph of a Sculpture DUE DATE – DELIVERY Winter Lunch 2020 or – POST to arrive before…

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Featured Artist

April 20, 2020

Incoming Tide by Susan O’Brien is the current featured artwork. Incoming Tide was selected for a Highly Commended at the 110th MSWPS Annual Exhibition. Judged by Lesley Harding, Artistic Director at Heide Museum of Modern Art. Her words: Susan O’Brien’s ‘Incoming Tide’ I enjoyed for its lovely coloration, confident brushwork and sharp composition – this…

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Vale Valda Cuming OAM

April 13, 2020

Valda Cuming OAM passed away on 7th April. A prolific artist and member of MSWPS since 1995, Valda, in 2019 received her OAM (Order of Australia Medal) for her services to the arts. Rebecca Robinson, also MSWPS Member has written the following Tribute: Valda was born on 31st July 1929. She devoted most of her…

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MEMBER NOTIFICATION

March 23, 2020

Dear Members, This post is an initiative to keep you informed about activities at your MSWPS and  due to the spread of the Coronavirus your Committee has made the decision to delay all person to person activities for three months including Life Drawing, Member Meetings and the Special Event on April 30. We do not…

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Marks in Time

March 18, 2020

An exhibition of Artworks on paper by Denise Keele-bedford. Unfortunately in this time of coronavirus the exhibition has been cancelled.

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Judith Perrey Memorial Retrospective Exhibition

March 13, 2020

Preparing for mum’s exhibition has been an emotional and exciting journey of discovery for my brother, Pete and me. We always knew mum was a hard-working person. She could excel at so many things yet, she was self-effacing. At school, she excelled at arithmetic and English. She came equal second in the local essay competition…

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AGM 5 March 2020

March 9, 2020

MSWPS Annual General Meeting held on 5 March requires all Committee to step down and positions to be open for Nominations. President Carmel O’Connor presented her last report ending her two years in this position. She was presented with a Thank you gift on behalf of the Members. The New Committee was presented to attending…

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March 9, 2020

Reg. No. A0018899R WEBSITE mswps.com.au SUMMER JAN/FEB 2020 MSWPS 110th Annual Exhibition Opening -Transcript by Lesley Harding Artistic Director Heide MoMA Thank you Carmel and I’d like to thank the MSWPS committee for inviting me to open the society’s 110th annual exhibition, and to judge the Annie Davison Oliver Award. I came to view the…

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SEEN and UNSEEN

February 26, 2020

SEEN and UNSEEN, An artist’s vision by ANNEE KELLYA multi-award artist with a title of Fellow Victorian Artists Society (FVAS) and Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AGRAF)29 February- 29 March 2020Artist Demonstration Saturday 29 February at 11.30 am till 1.00 pm Free entry, including champagne, followed by Exhibition Opening at 1.30 pm. Venue : EAGLES…

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