39th Annual Exhibition /Membership Cards

Preparations are well on the way for our next exhibition at the Kiama Leagues Club. 26th AUGUST to 3rd SEPTEMBER Opening night 6.00pm Friday 25th August. PLEASE DOWNLOAD YOUR ENTRY FORM BELOW Entry Form 2017 Front Cover Entry Form 2017 inside Front Cover Entry Form 2017 Entrant’s Details Entry Form 2017 Entry Details MEMBERSHIP CARDS: Hello Everyone, During the last few days, you should have received an email allowing you to print your own Kiama Art Society Membership Card IF YOU HAVE PAID YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR THE 2017/18 YEAR. If you are having difficulty opening the attachment and/or printing it off, please email me at raymondteasdale@aapt.net.au If you did not receive that email, YOU PROBABLY WEREN’T SENT ONE BECAUSE MY RECORDS SHOW YOU HAVE NOT RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP. If you think I have overlooked your membership payment, please ring me [0416 275 855] or email me as above with your payment details, eg when and how paid. As per KAS’s Constitution, UNFINANCIAL MEMBERS SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM THE MEMBERSHIP LIST AFTER 30TH JUNE. This would mean paying non-member rates at demos, workshops and our Annual Exhibition. Quite a difference. So I hope to hear from you soon. Ray Teasdale Treasurer, Kiama Art Society    ...

MAY UPDATE

Our website has been adjusted and isn’t blocking some IP addresses any more and hopefully everyone can access the site. Please let me know if you are still having trouble. DEMONSTRATION TOMORROW, TUESDAY, 1st MAY. Looking forward to having a full house at the Coach House tomorrow for Kathy Karas’s demonstration on the varied uses of metallics. Come along and learn new techniques, be inspired and meet new friends. Stay after the demonstration and have afternoon tea all included in the entry price of – Members $10     Visitors    $15 OLD FIRE STATION EXHIBITION , THURSDAY 3rd MAY. This exhibition is a follow- up to the workshop held 2nd – 3rd November last year with renowned artist, Peter Griffen. The participating artists have taken what they learnt from the 2 days with Peter and produced works for this exhibition. Peter will be exhibiting 2 paintings himself and will open the exhibition on Friday evening. Come along for the opening at 6pm for wine and nibbles and view this interesting body of work. WORKSHOP 8th & 9th JULY:  Watercolour with Chan Dissanayake Title: Capturing Mood and Atmosphere in Watercolour Level:  Intermediate to Advanced Workshop Information This 2 day workshop will suit students who have been exposed to the medium of watercolour and want to extend their knowledge to the next level. We will specifically concentrate on how to inject and capture the mood of the subject. The truly magical qualities of watercolour can best be demonstrated in portraying atmospheric effects such as mist, rain and fog. We will paint a variety of subjects, producing two paintings a day...

Old Fire Station Exhibition: 9th February

9th FEBRUARY – OLD FIRE STATION EXHIBITION What a busy few months Heather has had with successful exhibitions at the Fire Station for both K.A.S. and J.A.G.  Our thanks to Heather for all her work in promoting members art and facilitating the opportunity for them to sell their work. Go to ‘Exhibitions’ on this site to download the forms required to become an...

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:

  Committee on Opening Night Ray Teasdale, Helen Pain, Robyn McMillan, Doreen Teasdale, Heather Netherclift, Karen Wright, Judy White The Annual Exhibition has been a great success. Congratulations to all award winners. Kiama Art Society members were recipients of 19 of the allocated 38 awards. Opening night was attended by 177 artists and visitors who enjoyed an evening of catching up and discussion. About 900 people visited the exhibition and 25 paintings were sold. Of the 144 artists who entered, 71 were members of the Art Society . We have received many favourable comments, by phone and email, praising the high standard of works entered in the exhibition. The committee would like to thank all members who generously gave their time to assist during set-up and the week of the exhibition. The dates for next year’s exhibition are 26th August to 3rd September, 2017. The Annual Exhibition is an integral event on the Kiama calendar and takes place because of the support given by the Kiama Leagues Club, Kiama Council and 25 other Sponsors who were acknowledged in the previous newsletter. Judy White –...

KAS ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2016:

What a wonderful exhibition. Congratulations to all! Scroll down and enjoy some of the award winners. OVERALL WINNERS: 1st Place Overall – Robert Robertson ‘There’s Always a Catch’                     2nd Place Overall – Salwa Woodroffe      ‘Bone Yard Beach, Minnamurra’                3rd Prize Overall –     Elspeth McCombe ‘Townscape 5′                 ROBERT EAST MEMORIAL AWARD Helen Bromwich      ‘Snow Gum’                 KIAMA DISTRICT BUSINESS CHAMBER AWARD:    Robyn Drake    ‘The Iconic’    SECTION A:  Traditional Landscape, Seascape or Urbanscape. 1st Prize – Hiren Patel     ‘Winter Morning’ 2nd Place – Colin Harwood     ‘Kiama Coast 2’ KAS  Award – Evelyne Smith    ‘Fitzroy Island’ Highly Commended – Vicky Armstrong    ‘Rocca del Cerruglio – Montecarlo Commended – David Lake    ‘Out from Bylong’       SECTION B:  Contemporary /Abstract   1st – Prize Helga Kelly    ‘Bush’ 2nd Prize – Pam Edwards   ‘Riverbank’ KAS Award – Peter Nolan    ‘Resurrection’ Highly Commended – Doreen Shaw   ‘Sunset on the Ranges’ Commended – Ken Taber    ‘Red Abstract’          SECTION C: Illawarra  Region       1st Prize – Sylvia Hawthorne   ‘Fitzroy Falls’ 2nd Prize – Vivian Tanner       ‘Hidden Depths’ KAS Award – Mary-Jane Burke  ‘Mt Keira from Puckey’s Reserve’ Commended – Jeanette Prout     ‘Jervis Bay’              SECTION D:   Still Life 1stPrize – Joanne Davis    ‘My Collective No 2’...

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)     ...

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.  ...

38 ANNUAL EXHIBITION:

38th ANNUAL EXHIBITION TO BE HELD AT THE KIAMA LEAGUES CLUB  –  Saturday 13th August to Sunday 21st August. Please download these entry forms and print them off  2 sided. eg ‘Front cover’ with ‘Inside front cover’ on the back      ‘Entrant’s details’ with ‘Entry details ‘on the back. AnEx16 Front Cover AnEx16 Inside Front Cover AnEx16Entrant’s Details AnEx16EntryDetails Entries must arrive with fees by Friday, 15th July. Opening Night is Friday 12th August, 2016. We look forward to receiving your...
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