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 -December Update

Another year has moved along with members of Kiama Art Society participating and enjoying the varied activities offered by KAS;  Demonstrations, Workshops, Classes and Exhibitions. Congratulations to all our artists who received awards. This is a wonderful reflection of the talent within our society. Thank you to all who have contributed time in many ways; helping at the exhibitions, demonstrations and workshops. With only seven committee members, involvement of any kind is appreciated. A suggestion to hold an evening demonstration is in the pipeline and feedback via an email from those interested would be welcome. I would like to acknowledge the work done by our treasurer Ray Teasdale, Doreen Teasdale with our newsletter/website, Heather Netherclift with the Fire Station exhibitions and Art in the Park,  Helen Pain with organisation of the workshops, Robyn McMillan our Secretary who has worn many hats over the last 12 months and Karen Wright for becoming our camera operator and helping out wherever she is needed. Please support your committee by attending the AGM in February. Sadly ,Ruth Gill,  a respected and a talented, gentle lady and long time member passed away last month. Do not forget to contact Heather  if you wish to exhibit at the Fire Station Exhibition starting Thurs. 30th November. We look forward to catching up at our last event for the year, the Christmas Gathering at the Leagues club on TUESDAY the 12th December 12.00pm. Wishing all a safe and festive season. Judy White (President) CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON – TUESDAY 12th DECEMBER Bookings must be made by 1st December…Do it TODAY! Please place the date in your diary and come and... 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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