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CASS 31st ‘Art of Sydney’ Awards Opens Today!

 Combined Art Societies of Sydney Inc
The 31st ‘Art of Sydney’ Awards Online opens today!

The 31st ‘Art of Sydney’ Awards opens today online at www.artofsydneyexhibition.com
It will run until 28th February 2021.

There will be a display of original artists’ works in six categories in the website:

1. Traditional themes in oil or acrylic painted as oil
2. Traditional themes painted in water medium using watercolour techniques
3. Drawing and Mixed Media
4. Abstract
5. 9” by 5” in tribute to the 1889 Impression Exhibition
6. Miniature paintings, traditional themes painted in the spirit of miniaturization

All paintings are for sale.

For inquiries, please email combinedsocieties@yahoo.com.au.

The 31st ‘Art of Sydney’ Awards Winners

Congratulations to all winners of this year’s CASS ‘Art of Sydney’ Awards Exhibition and also to our members, Jeanette Starr & Chris Seale for winning prizes in their sections! 🙂

To view the full catalogue in PDF and the list of winners, please click the links below:
Art of Sydney 2021 Catalogue
Art of Sydney Awards and Artists

2nd Prize – Section 3 “Basil” by Jeanette Starr

Commended – Section 3 “Old Mates” by Jeanette Starr

Finalist – Section 3 “Pastel Study” by Chris Seale


Musson Lane Gallery New Works

Hi everyone!

We have done a change over for the works on display at our Musson Lane Gallery. We will be showcasing the works here online and encourage you to come and visit the Gallery to see our full display of beautiful art and craft when you can.

Our Gallery is open every Saturday with distancing measures and COVID safe practices in place. 🎨🖌️🖼️

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Here are some of our new works:

“Frank & Glenda’s Roses” by Sharron Whittington, Watercolour, $300, H51cm x W61cm

“Red Rump Parrots” by James Paciullo, Oils, $1,250, H66cm x W 56cm

“Tropical Rainforest” by Guenter W. Barth, Oil, $690, H75cm x W60cm

“Spring Blossoms” by Sally Thompson, Acrylic, $450, 3 x 60 cm x 46 cm (138cm)

“Waterlily Pond” by Yvonne West, Acrylic / Mixed, $1,000, H90cm x W120cm

“The Mighty Murray” by Maryanne Jones, Oil, $275, H51cm x W51cm

“Howe House, Windsor” by Sheila Sharp, 2 Plate Lino Prints, $120, H25cm x W31cm

“Spotted Butterfly” by Kym Morris, Acrylic, $195, H61cm x W51cm

“Morning Stretch” by Sue Kennedy, Watercolour, $165, H47cm x W35cm

“Flinders” by Malcolm Robertson, Oil, $140, H31cm x W41cm

Richmond Marketplace Exhibition 15th to 18th August 2019

Our Richmond Marketplace Exhibition is on again!

15th – 18th of August

Richmond Marketplace, 64 March St, Richmond NSW 2753

Our popular exhibition is on again at the Marketplace Richmond.
There is always a good response for this exhibition and we usually do well with sales.
Smaller works are best for this show.

MTAS members please enter using the below:

Entry Form

Framing Requirements

Look forward to seeing you there!

MTAS June 2019 Newsletter

MTAS Members,
Here is your June newsletter.
We are now sending our Newsletters as an email with PDF and posting on our website.
Those who do not have an email address or do still wish to receive a posted copy need to opt in on their membership form (membership renewals are in line with the financial year, so end of June coming up soon).
Please use this link to view June Newsletter PDF directly:
You can find past newsletters on this page of MTAS website:
Thank you and have an arty month!
MTAS Committee

CASS Art in Action 17th, 18th & 19th May

Art in Action 17th, 18th and 19th May

Art In Action is on again!

It is a wonderful long weekend that provides a unique opportunity for local artists to learn new techniques and styles with the very best tutors from across Australia and New Zealand.

Art In Action allows the local art community to come together and celebrate their artistic interests.

art in action

Tutors are proficient in a wide range of mediums, techniques and styles including: Oils or water-based oils, indigo dyeing , no-press prints, mixed media, acrylic, pastel and watercolour. Students do not have to do 3 days of workshops. Book for one day, for two or for three days – the choice is yours.

Here is a link to the full information booklet PDF

If you are not wanting accommodation you can still book into the workshops.

The Art in Action weekend is organised and run by CASS (Combined Art Societies of Sydney Inc.) a non-profit group run totally by volunteer lovers of art.

Date: 17th, 18th and 19th May (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Venue: Merroo Conference Centre, 182 Mill Road, Kurrajong, NSW (Wheel chair accessible)
For more info: contact Diana Garth on (02) 8230 1587, Fax (02) 9570 9801
Email: combinedsocieties@yahoo.com.au

Website: www.combinedartsocieties.com/art-in-action

Our Next Yarramundi Open Day is 1st May Tomorrow

Reminder: Yarramundi Open Day Wednesday 1st May – 10am to 4pm.

Tomorrow is our next open day. Members and guests are invited to come along to Yarramundi with inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching art DVD’s, crafting or any medium.

Address: Yarramundi Community Centre, 54 Thornbill Way, Nepean Park Estate, Yarramundi
(on the way up to Springwood)

Mingle and create with like minded art enthusiasts.
Share your interests while learning more about art and the artists in our area.

Morning and afternoon tea is provided. Bring your own lunch.

Upcoming Dates: Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday –

15th May, 5th &19th June and 3rd & 17th July

For more info contact Narelle on 02 4565 9222 or Sharron on 02 4572 5580

Look forward to seeing you there!

HAAT Nature in Focus 30th April – 12th May 2019

Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail have an exhibition “Nature in Focus” showcasing it’s members works opening today 30th April and going till 12th May at Gallery One88, 186-188 Katoomba St, Katoomba.

See a range of beautiful artworks from your local area and visit lovely Katoomba while you are there.

There is an Exhibition Celebration event on Saturday afternoon 4th May at 4pm.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Venue: Gallery One88. Gallery 2. 186-188 Katoomba St, Katoomba
Date: 30th April to 12th May 2019
Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm

Check the website for more information on each of the trail members www.haat.com.au

Reminder: Entries Close for Autumn Exhibition 1st May

Entries close officially on 1st May for the Autumn Exhibition Exhibition 2019.
You can mail to our PO Box or drop in person to Richmond Art Supplies or a Committee Member.
For your Entry Forms:
You can download your Autumn Exhibition 2019 Entry Form Page 1 here
Framing Requirements Page 2 here
and you can download Craft Entry form here
Don’t miss out! and look forward to seeing you all at the Autumn Exhibition 31st May and 1st to 2nd June at the Richmond School of Arts!

Autumn Exhibition 2019 Entry Forms

Autumn Exhibition 2019 Entry Forms

Our Annual Autumn Exhibition will be
31st May & 1st to 2nd June 2019 at the Richmond School of Arts

31st May Opening Friday night – 7pm
1st June Saturday 10am – 5pm
2nd June Sunday 10am – 4pm

You can download your Autumn Exhibition 2019 Entry Form Page 1 here
Framing Requirements Page 2 here
and you can download Craft Entry form here

Entries are due by May 1st

Look forward to seeing you there!

Reminder: Monthly Meeting & Demonstration 12th February – Deidre Morrison – Acrylic Pouring and Resin

Reminding all that our first Monthly Meeting for 2019 Acrylic Pouring and Resin with Deidre Morrison is coming up tomorrow, Tuesday 12th February, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

For the Acrylic Pouring Deidre will demonstrate how to combine acrylic paint and mediums to be able to watch the cells on your masterpiece come to life. Explore fun and addictive techniques of ‘dirty pours’, ‘flip cups’ and ‘puddle pours’.

Art Resin is a safe and easy to use, wonderfully creative medium that anyone can use to get amazing results every time. It can be used to enhance and decorate many different surfaces and items such as art canvases, cheese boards, coasters, trays and furniture.

Deidre Morrison is an artist and an art teacher. She holds a Diploma in Art Education and co-owns Richmond Art Supplies, the Art Shop in the main street of Richmond NSW.

Deidre is proficient with many mediums – oils, watercolour, acrylics, pastel, pencil, charcoal, screen-prints, drawing, illustration, murals, posters, print making, printed cloth, greeting cards and crafting.

Deidre runs regular workshops in Acrylic Pouring and Resin techniques at Richmond Art Supplies.

You can see more of Deidre’s work here

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

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