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MSWPS Exhibition at La Trobe’s Cottage

April 9, 2018

MSWPS Group Exhbition: Participating Artists Angela Abbott, Celia Beeton, Jocelyn Bell, Beryl Black, Helen Carter, Marion Chapman, Michelle Endersby, Margaret Gurney, Patricia Hunt, Annee Kelly, Carmel O’Connor, Carole Milton, Robyn Pridham and Jo Reitze. Exhibition Title C.J. La Trobe’s Cottage and Garden. Venue – La Trobe’s Cottage, Corner Birdwood Avenue and Dallas Brooks Drive, South…

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Succulents in Situ by Jo Reitze

April 9, 2018

Jo Reitze Exhibition Title ‘Succulents in Situ’ Date 4 until 29 March 2018  (PAST EVENT) Venue Kinross Arts Centre, 603 Toorak Road, Toorak.

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Comments from Carmel

March 27, 2018

NO Committee or General Meetings during April. Due to Easter break with some personal commitments by committee members which prevent us from making the quorum. The General meeting also falls in the Easter school holidays. Next Committee meeting is on Thursday 3 May 12.45 for a 1.00 PM start. Next General meeting is on Thursday…

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Member Access to Member Section

March 27, 2018

As the website has recently ‘gone live’ to the bigger world it is an exciting time for our Society. In these early stages for Members ‘finding their way’ around the website it can be a lot of information to take in and a lot to discover. The administration team are still a little like the…

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Helen Maudsley Video

March 4, 2018

In 2017 MSWPS had the pleasure of Helen Maudsley presenting ‘A Life’  at the 108th Annual Exhibition. The National Gallery of Victoria presented her solo show in late 2017. MSWPS Member Robyn Pridham has recommended this video, the first in a new series of interviews with artists about their process and practice. Helen Maudsley’s personal…

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Yolo Man and His Apocalyptic Alphabet

February 14, 2018

Deakin University Downtown Gallery 12 February – 29 March 2018 YOLO is a social media acronym meaning You Only Live Once. Pamela Irving’s ‘YOLO Man’ character started life in her murals at St Kilda’s Luna Park and were most recently shown at the Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics in Chicago, USA. In this series of original…

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Succulents in Situ

February 14, 2018

You are invited to view and celebrate paintings and drawings of gardens and succulent plants by Jo Reitze. Kinross Arts Centre Sunday 4th March 3 – 5pm Details on the invite. www.joreitzeartist.com.au www.kinrossarts.org.au E Invite to Succulents in Situ paintings and drawings by Jo Reitze Artist’s statement:   Last year I spent much time painting…

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Little Wings by Erica Wagner

February 7, 2018

Erica Wagner will be showing at No Vacancy Project Space The Atrium, Federation Square Tuesday  – Sat 11am – 5pm & Sun 12 – 5pm 6 – 18 February 2018 www.no-vacancy.com.au To create the paintings and collages in this exhibition I continued my practice of drawing and painting from life and from nature, and then…

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A NOTE FROM JO

January 31, 2018

Dear all, Am just back from Ocean Grove but plan to sketch at La Trobe Cottage tomorrow. I know that Marion and Annie plan to come too so hope to see more of you there as well. Our exhibition at the cottage opens on Sunday 18 March at the celebration of La Trobe’s birthday.   If…

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