Posts Tagged ‘mswps’

FEATURED ARTIST Margaret Picken

Smoke and Dust December “19” by Margaret Picken is the current featured artwork on The Website Homepage and Facebook Page. Margaret’s painting was awarded Highly Commended at the 111th MSWPS Annual Changing Perspective exhibition, judged by Amanda Hyatt. The judge’s comment: In this case tone does all the work and the artist uses a reduced…

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SPRING BULLETIN 2020

Please find the link to your MSWPS Spring Bulletin.As September 1st is National Wattle Day please enjoy this image of Clara Southern’s painting:Warrandyte Bridge (c.1910) A late addition to the Bulletin:Jo Reitze has been selected as a Finalist SBS Landscape Prize 2020.All works referenced the Mornington Peninsula, the local backyard of Southern Buoy Studios.The exhibition runs…

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Isolation a period of creativity – Jo Reitze

The period of enforced isolation has been good for me. After the initial shock of the potential severity of the COVID19 crisis and the realization that my planned exhibition, ‘Celebrating Life in Gouache, Oil and Pen’ at The Victorian Artists Society would not go ahead in July, I accepted that this would be the opportunity…

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Annee Kelly in Lockdown

In the Second of the Lockdown Series of articles by members we discover Annee Kelly’s re-evaluation of what she loves about art making: Meeting with the Government restrictions during the Covic19 Lockdown and staying at home, has enabled me to pursue my love of painting, particularly Watercolour, in a more intensive way and endeavour to…

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Drawing From Life – Ev Hales

From the excellent submissions for the Winter Bulletin and Members articles about being in a COVID 19 world, a series of posts will follow the complete articles sent in by several members who had to have abridged versions in the Bulletin. The first in the Series is by Ev Hales, whose article featured in WATERMARK,…

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Lockdown 2.0 and Stage 3 Restrictions

Dear Members, On behalf of your MSWPS Committee I regret to inform you of changes yet again to our Calendar of Events. You will be aware that as from, 8th July there was a return to Stage 3 Restrictions. This means that there are only four reasons to leave home: for food and essential items;…

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JULY/AUGUST WINTER BULLETIN

In the Bulletin, we honour Maureen Slatter who passed away in May. As we continue to be under Restrictions in isolation, the President and Committee encourage you to keep yourself informed. This Bumper Issue keeps us up to date with what Members have been doing since we last met. https://mcusercontent.com/1d196c7f385b9ffe34b2de4b8/files/ca15eaa9-8edb-4e91-bff1-35bcc271cf48/winter_bulletin_2020.02.pdf

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Reconciliation Week 27 May – 3 June

Reconciliation week, held on 27 May – 3 June, marks the anniversary of the Australian referendum in 1967, celebrating the culture and history of the Indigenous people in Australia.  This year’s theme for National Reconciliation Week – In this together – is now resonating in ways that could not have been foreseen when it was…

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President’s Message

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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