DEMONSTRATIONS AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER:

Make sure you have set aside TUESDAY 2nd AUGUST to come along to the COACH HOUSE and join us for SALWA WOODROFFE’S demonstration when she shows us how she creates her wonderful seascape paintings.  Salwa was OVERALL WINNER of our 2015 Exhibition and as we are only one week away from this year’s exhibition it is apt that we feature a past winner this month. The demonstration begins at 1.00pm and at the conclusion we would like everyone to mingle, chat with Salwa and enjoy afternoon tea. COST:  $10 members     $15 non-members SEPTEMBER 6th DEMONSTRATION: Keeping in the theme of featuring our past exhibition winners, this month we will have LEXIE WATT as our demonstrator. Lexie was Second Overall last year and Overall Winner in  2015.    Lexie with her winning painting in 2014 and last year’s 2nd      It will be fascinating to see how Lexie goes about creating these beautiful complex works.            ...

COUNTDOWN TO THE EXHIBITION:

The lead-up to the exhibition has been a very busy time for the AnEx Committee as all is put in readiness for another excellent exhibition. Judy has secured all our wonderful sponsors, Ray has completed the catalogue and it’s at the printers. Bump-in Registers and signs are being prepared all in readiness for WEDNESDAY, 10th AUGUST. Thank you to all who entered their paintings and we have a grand total of 387 to be hung. A special  thank you to those who have volunteered to help on Bump-in day. We need your assistance to ensure it runs efficiently and the paintings can be hung ready for judging on Thursday. We would love to have some gentlemen to help with the hanging, lifting the paintings, climbing the ladder etc. REMEMBER:    8.30am – VOLUNTEERS to the Leagues Club Main Entrance. Volunteers’ entries to be processed before 10.00am when doors open for all entries. 10.00 to 12 noon – Bump-in.    Please ensure you have all your information on a label on the back of each painting and they are the correct size.  Thank you to those members who have promptly returned their raffle ticket money. You can hand it in any time over the exhibition as it will be drawn immediately we close on Sunday 21st.  OPENING NIGHT FRIDAY 12th AUGUST 6.00pm. Make sure you mark your diary and join us for this wonderful evening of viewing the exhibition, enjoying drinks and supper with the mellow background music of Cody on the cello. Presentation of prizes will be at 7′.00pm. TICKETS $15 (for over 18s)     ...

ACRYLICS CLASS with KATHY KARAS:

            PLEASE NOTE KATHY HAS HAD TO POSTPONE THIS CLASS UNTIL LATER IN THE YEAR.                                      KATHY  KARAS’S  ACRYLICS  CLASS                         Kathy is pleased to introduce a new 6 week acrylics term at the                                            KIAMA  ART  SOCIETY                            The Coach House Farmer Street, Kiama                                                   Total cost $180                   To book your place in the class please contact Kathy                                       kathykaras@bigpond.com                                              phone 0419633562...

2016 ANNUAL EXHIBITION:-

ALL ENTRIES FOR THE EXHIBITION NEED TO BE IN BY FRIDAY,15TH JULY. PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM AND STATEMENT BY SUPPLIER FORM IF APPLICABLE.   AnEx16 Front Cover AnEx16 Inside Front Cover AnEx16Entrant’s Details AnEx16EntryDetails Statement by a supplier WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO RECEIVING ALL YOUR ENTRIES TO ENSURE OUR EXHIBITION IS A GREAT...

EXHIBITION SPONSORS:-

Members of the Kiama Art Society would like to express our sincere appreciation to the businesses and groups below for their sponsorship of the exhibition and/or support throughout the year. We urge you to give them your support. Sponsors List 2016...

RAFFLE TO BE DRAWN SUNDAY 21st AUGUST

We are so very grateful to the two wonderful artists who both offered to donate a painting for us to raffle at the exhibition this year,    Salwa Woodroffe and Grace Paleg. Salwa’s beautiful seascape in oils and Grace’s wonderful pastel still life . The first drawn ticket will choose which painting they would like to own and the second draw the receives the other one. Both are winners. Everyone will receive 6 tickets to sell in the next week and we urge you to sell/buy them and send the butts and money back to The Treasurer, Box 707 Kiama 2533.  ...

DEMONSTRATION TUESDAY 5th JULY:

KEVIN GILLIS – PRINTING: Make sure you have left tomorrow afternoon free to come to the Coach House and learn the reduction process in printing. Kevin uses wood blocks but the same process applies to lino cuts etc. The demonstration will encompass setting out and carving the block for the reduction process, also how to work the block ink to achieve the best outcome.  Finally he will demonstrate the last printing stage to bring the image to life.     Please be seated by 12.45pm and stay at the conclusion for afternoon tea. MEMBERS: $10       NON MEMBERS:  $15 WATCH OUT FOR THE JULY NEWS UPDATE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THE EXHIBITION LATER THIS...
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