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Annie Davison Oliver Award – 110th Annual Exhibition

October 8, 2019

Changing Perspectives 2019 Currently showing at Victorian Artists Society Galleries features the Annie Davison Oliver Award artwork Boardwalk, Penguin Parade. 2019 – SUE JARVIS.

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GENERAL MEETING – Feature Artist Tessa Wallis

October 7, 2019

Tessa Wallis joined the MSWPS Membership in 2018. Tessa is a Sculptor using bronze, is passionate about ceramics and enjoys using precious metals. She presented and introduction to her discipline on 5th September. Tessa honed her sculptural skills using rubber to create masks and puppets. Ten years later she won a commission for her first…

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Changing Perspectives 2019

October 7, 2019

The 110th Annual Exhibition at Victorian Artists Society Galleries Officially opened on Sunday 6th October. Images included show Installation Day. Below is a copy of Carmel O’Connor’s introduction speech and acknowledgements. Master of Ceremonies    –     Carmel O’Connor President MSWPS 2018/19 On behalf of the M.S.W.P.S. I acknowledge the Wurundjeri People, first people…

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CHANGING PERSPECTIVES 2019

October 3, 2019

110TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION: CHANGING PERSPECTIVES 4 –15 October VENUE Victorian Artists’ Society 430 Albert St East Melbourne Opening Sunday 6th October OPENING SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER 2.00– 4.00 AFTERNOON TEA THURSDAY 10 OCTOBER 1.00 HIGH TEA GUEST SPEAKERS LESLEY HARDING AND KENDRAH MORGAN THURSDAY 10 OCTOBER 1.00 pm $20 FOR MEMBERS $25 FOR NON MEMBERS Featured…

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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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