The last few months has seen many of our members very active in the art world.

        KATHY KARAS:

BesKathy Karas artist and art teacherides her watercolour and acrylic classes at the Coach House and her home, Kathy  has exciting plans  for the remainder of this year and into 2016.

Exhibitions coming up  are at the  BIG FAT SMILE GALLERY, Corrimal  in October and the THOUSAND PACES GALLERY, Bowral in November.

2016 sees her taking painting tours to Tuscany and Venice in May and Norfolk Island in November.

Kathy is having a workshop at the Coach House on the  7th October,  titled,  Watercolour Memoir which combines painting and writing.

For more information contact Kathy at

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Kathy’s demonstration paintings at her Thursday afternoon acrylics class.



KEN TUCKER :     Ken has had an interesting few months and there is more to come with him being one of the renowned artists taking two Tutoring Workshops at the Canberra Society of Art Summer School in January 2016.


Ken at Wanda Surf Club  with painting he did live to celebrate 100th anniversary of Gallipoli, and which was then presented to Peter Fitzsimons (author, historian and most importantly, hubby of Lisa Wilkinson.)


Ken at Sharkies Club  with Jayne Azzopardi,, (Channel 9) who helped to auction Ken’s painting which he did live in front of 300 people for Endeavour HS Kids with Disability.


 CATHERINE CARR, PAULA GOWANS and TONY HULL  all had paintings in the OUT OF THE ILLAWARRA EXHIBITION -An Exhibition of Contemporary Art  held in the FOUNTAIN COURT GALLERY, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney this month.

PHILIP COOPER had an exhibition at the Minamurra Cafe earlier this month. Congratulations Philip. It’s really wonderful to see you painting again and entering our Annual Exhibition