Announcing the RAS Young Artist Prize 2018
First Prize of $5,000 - Open to all artists aged 18 to 30 years, resident in Australia. Maximum of two works. Size limit maximum width 1 metre, max height 1.5 metres including frame (quality stretched canvas considered framed). Entry fee is $30 per artwork and deadline for entries will be Friday, 18 May. More details and entry form on this website; click on Young Artist Prize header on homepage.
Our Annual Spring Exhibition Opening is from 6-8pm. Everyone welcome!
Congratulations to Chrissie Lloyd with her winning painting, “Mist Rising Sanatorium Lake”.
Our annual Chasing the Line exhibition is back this year, showcasing excellence in drawing and includes the Peter Dorahy Memorial Award for students. Everyone is welcome to attend Opening Night on Friday, 2 February, 6-8pm. This special exhibition will be opened by fellow artist Yvonne Langshaw. (Image: Don Talintyre)
Christmas already?!! Celebrate another successful year at the Royal with the opening of our Christmas Exhibition on Friday, 1 December at 5:30pm - 8pm. Exhibition continues until 22 December and then reopens for another week 16 January until 21 January, 2018. "Pecking Toms" pastel by Susie Devenport FRAS
Please note this event is now fully booked. No entry will be given at the door without prior booking. Even if you are very, very small, there is no more room! Apologies.
$20 per person including light refreshments. Join Ken, one of Australia's foremost landscape artists whilst he talks about his philosophy of plein air painting and the techniques he has developed to paint quickly outside.
Ken will also invite students and artists to bring along a smallish painting and he will offer positive steps to pull a "problem painting together" in terms of design, tone, colour and edges.
RSVP essential on 9955 5752 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This exhibition will be officially opened by ASMA Patron Sir James G Hardy KBE. OBE on Friday 13 October, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Royal Art Society of NSW Gallery. Please RSVP to John Woodland: 0402 480 999/ 02 9874 3243 or email@example.com (oil painting by Derek C Morgan FASMA)
This workshop will cover drawing, perspective, colour theory, tonal recession, composition, art materials and many other things designed to help you become a better artist. A separate painting will be completed each day. Absolute beginners to the more advanced painters welcome. Phone 9955 5752 for bookings and more information. Cost: $200
Learn the skills of dry point etching using water based ink and resin plates. This two day workshop will also cover embossing and collage. Provide your own images or photos that can be adapted to a print. All print materials are supplied. Cost is $150 including morning and afternoon tea. Places are limited so phone 9955 5752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings.
"Creating Depth in Watercolour" 3 Day Workshop
26th, 27th and 28th September 10am - 4pm - Cost $300
The workshop will expose the beginner to the stages of watercolour painting while allowing the more experienced artist, a chance to review and refine some of their own practices. Throughout the workshop, Rob will paint numerous demonstrations and discuss techniques and offer advice.
For more information and materials list contact Deb Morgan: 0437 507 235 or Chris Feher: 9955 5752. Book early for this fabulous opportunity.
Judge and Guest Opener will be Alan Somerville. All welcome to the opening on Friday, 25 August 6-8pm
A vibrant and diverse exhibition by four of our members. You are invited to join President, John Perkins at the opening on Friday, 11 August, 6-8pm. Saturday 12 and 19 August: chat with the artists from 1-3pm. Hiren Patel will be painting in the Grace Cossington Smith Gallery.