The committee will be having their first meeting for the year on the 6th February but here are –

Dates for your Diary.….. to get the year under way.

1st February..  Exhibition in the Old Fire Station.

Contact Heather Netherclift    4232 2692

Please click on the Registration form, download it and send it to Heather.

Old Fire Station Registration Form


14th February..  Annual General Meeting

10.00am at the Coach House,  3A Farmer Street, Kiama

All welcome. Nominations for committee members must be in by Wednesday, 7th February. Mail to The Secretary Kiama Art Society

                                    PO Box 707, Kiama, 2533

or email to ….

Click below to download Nomination Form

Nomination Form 2018

21/22 March.. Workshop with Marion Chapman

Subject: Watercolour Flowers- Loose and Free.

Venue: The Coachhouse, Farmer Street, Kiama, Times 9am – 4pm.

Cost: Members $160, Non members $180

 Outline of the course: Echinacea and Liquid Amber leaves

Summary: -Explore the beauty of echinacea flowers using wet in wet, negative painting techniques and masking fluid. We’ll create echinacea flower paintings from a photo source and leaf paintings from real leaves.

About Marion: Marion has won numerous prestigious prizes and awards, and her works are held in galleries and collections, throughout Australia and overseas, including the Tokyo Irodori collection. Marion has recently been selected to attend a residency at the Vermont Studio Centre, USA later this year. Read more in Marion’s bio (attached).

CHAPMAN Marion_Bio

The Equipment List is attached below.

2018 MChapman Materials list Watercolour workshop Kiama Art Soc

Payment of your money will secure your place at the workshop.

With an extremely busy schedule of teaching, painting, and exhibiting we are lucky to have Marion bring us the magic of watercolour at this workshop.

Places are limited to 12.  Get in early!

To register: Please email Helen Pain on to register your interest. Please include your contact phone number and method of payment ( cash, cheque, direct deposit)

To Pay: To Treasurer Ray Teasdale:

Cash in an envelope with your name, code word and amount.

Cheque: payable to the Kiama Art Society. Write name and code word

CHAP on the back of the cheque. Post to The Treasurer, PO BOX 707, Kiama, 2533

Direct Deposit (online): Westpac BSB: 032 689: Account No. 540 168. Please include your name and Code Word CHAP on your bank statement.

Payment of your money will secure your place at the workshop.


5th February & 8th February.. Kathy Karas’s classes begin and run for a 6 week term.

Monday – Watercolour.    Morning class is full but there are 2 places left in the afternoon Beginners Class.

Thursday morning – Acrylic Class has 2 places available.

If you are interested in joining a class please email Kathy…

6th March.. First demonstration for 2018. TBA


Kathy Karas has been very busy with paintings on exhibition in numerous galleries.

* Gallery ONE88, Katoomba Street, Katoomba. My bird paintings are featured in a group exhibition at this beautiful gallery.

*The Huskisson Gallery

*This Old House Studio, Berry

*Three Flying Ducks gallery at Jamberoo

Helen Pain is exhibiting again in The Bookshop Cafe, Berry and in Speak n Easy, Kiama.

Eve Smith has a solo exhibition in the Jing Jo Gallery Cafe, Kangaroo Valley.