Kiama Art Society

Supporting and connecting artists in and around Kiama



Kiama Art Society aims to foster and encourage the development of fine arts and to serve as a meeting body for those interested in art. The activities of the Kiama Art Society include:

  • Holding art exhibitions of members’ works in Kiama and district
  • Arranging lectures, demonstrations and workshops
  • Arranging other activities as deemed relevant to supporting an arts culture within Kiama and district.

 

Artworks above courtesy of (clockwise from top left): Vivien Tanner, Ken Tucker, Helen Pain, Mary-Jane Burke, Lynne Mullane, Errol McLean.


NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER:

TO OPEN THIS NEWSLETTER FULLY PLEASE CLICK ON THE BLUE PROMPT – Read this Online  AT THE END .  WORKSHOP 23rd NOVEMBER – RENEE KAMARETSOS Renee is conducting this 1-day workshop at the Coach House using acrylic and impasto to create abstract lilies. This is more than our usual charge for a one-day workshop but Renee is going to provide everything needed for the workshop.  All brushes, knives, etc A premium stretched canvas ( 30 cm x 60 cm) All paints – Matisse high-pigment colours Chromacryl impasto medium Art Spectrum Gloss varnish for finishing D-rings and cord, so your work will be ready to hang.  PLEASE CONTACT HELEN ASAP TO JOIN THIS WORKSHOP. Cost : $145       Contact Helen Pain  0432 232 054 OLD FIRE STATION EXHIBITION – 30th NOVEMBER To become an exhibitor at this exhibition please contact Heather to arrange when you can sit at the exhibition.   ph 42 322 692   mob 0438 322 692 Entry is free but you must download the entry form below. Old Fire Station Registration Form CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON – TUESDAY 12th DECEMBER Please place the date in your diary and come and join us for a 2-course luncheon at the Kiama Leagues Club, 12.00pm. COST: $30 You may pay online – BSB: 032689; Account number: 540168 Please use the codeword – XMAS and put your NAME. or MAIL payment to:  The Treasurer Kiama Art Society PO Box 707 Kiama  2533 We welcome these new members to KAS  and look forward to meeting them at our activities. Susan Alexander…Kiama       Linda Quimby…Warilla Rebecca Adlington…Kiama   Gilian Clapham…Berry Anne French…Kiama               Margaret... read more

OLD FIRE STATION EXHIBITION – 30th NOVEMBER

LAST FIRE STATION EXHIBITION FOR 2017. What a great date so close to Christmas. Entry is free but you must put your name on the sitting roster. There’s sure to be lots of people around. Please download your entry form and contact Heather. ph 42 322 692   mob 0438 322 692   Old Fire Station Registration... read more

OLD FIRE STATION EXHIBITION – 30th NOVEMBER

LAST FIRE STATION EXHIBITION FOR 2017. What a great date so close to Christmas. Entry is free but you must put your name on the sitting roster. There’s sure to be lots of people around. Please download your entry form and contact Heather. ph 42 322 692   mob 0438 322 692   Old Fire Station Registration... read more

3rd October DEMONSTRATION – Marion Chapman

Marion Chapman: Marion Chapman is a UNSW Art & Design graduate and Sydney-based artist who specialises in watercolour and print-making. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of Sydney. These are her two passions: visual arts and linguistics. In 2016, Marion won the Watercolour Prize at St George Art Society and was a finalist in the Fleurieu Food & Wine Prize, Adelaide. Other recent prizes include Winner Printmaking Oyster Bay Art Festival, Best in Show Goulburn Show, 2-time winner Abstract Section Combined Art Societies of Sydney (CASS), Winner Works on Paper CASS, and the Irodori Watercolour Prize. Selected exhibitions include Hunters Hill Art Prize, the Fisher’s Ghost (watercolour), Wollongong Watercolour Prize, Camden Art Prize, St George Art Award (Hurstville Council) and The Australian Print Triennial. During her Master of Art, her tradigital print was selected to exhibit with the University of NSW in ‘Messages from the South: Contemporary Australian Prints’ at the National Taiwan University of Arts. Her work is held in various collections, including Tokyo’s Irodori collection, the Hurstville Heart Centre (a suite of 13 works) and St George Hospital (a suite of nine works in the rheumatology department). Her work is held by private investors across the world from Miami to London. Her work is also the cover art for the Australian poetry book “Between the Leaves”, Ed. K. Holmes, Perth: UWA Publishing. Residencies Marion has been awarded two artist residencies. In 2014, Artist residency, South Hill Yellow House, Goulburn and in 2016, Artist residency, Artestudio Ginestrelle, Assisi, Italy. This residency was followed by successfully exhibiting at the International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Art... read more

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