Ballot and Auction
Jul
8
Aug 6

Ballot and Auction

Ballot and Auction:  Viewing commences on Saturday 8 July until Saturday 5 August.  The Ballot will occur on Sunday 6 August.  Please check on this website under Events for more information.

Art School Term 3 Begins
Jul
17
Sep 26

Art School Term 3 Begins

Term 3 commences on Monday, 17 July.  Please refer to "Art School" on this website for details or phone 9955 5752 for availability.

Rob Candy Watercolour Workshop
Sep
26
Sep 28

Rob Candy Watercolour Workshop

"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.

Christmas Exhibition!
Dec
1
Jan 28

Christmas Exhibition!

Christmas already?!!  January end date to be confirmed.  Image by Norman Rockwell


One Day - 4 Workshops
Jul
13
10:00 am10:00

One Day - 4 Workshops

Fabulous opportunity to choose from four tutors:  plein air with Robert Dujin , Portraiture with Patrick Blake, General drawing and perspective with Greg Hansell or Chinese Brush painting with Patrick Siu.  Cost is $90 including lunch.  BYO materials.  Book:  9955 5752

Art Ballot Cocktail Party
Jul
11
6:00 pm18:00

Art Ballot Cocktail Party

An exclusive evening thanking the artists who donate paintings to our Ballot and our wonderful volunteers.  Theme - Venice, Masked Ball

Escape Winter
Jun
9
Jul 2

Escape Winter

Escape Winter Exhibition Opening Night Friday 2 June, 6-8pm.  Free entry includes jazz from the Chris Kallos Trio.  Exhibition continues until 2 July.

Walk on the Wild Side
May
12
Jun 4

Walk on the Wild Side

"Walk on the Wild Side" Opening Night 6pm on 12 May.  Exhibition continues until Sunday, 4 June.   "On the Rocks" by Greg Morgan

Members and Students' Painting Day
Apr
13
10:00 am10:00

Members and Students' Painting Day

Greg Hansell has generously invited RAS members and students to his studio and garden from 10 am on Thursday 13 April.  BYO lunch and it will still go ahead in wet weather.               31 George Street, Windsor (Turn off M7 into Old Windsor Road).

RSVP Christine 9955 5752 or Greg Hansell 0409 461 250

 

Watercolour Exhibition
Apr
7
May 7

Watercolour Exhibition

Opening night is Friday 7 April, 6 -8pm.  Exhibition continues until 7 May.  This will be an open subject exhibition showcasing the beauty of watercolour painting.  Our guest Opener is Jane Blundell.  "Casting Steel Ingots" is by John Woodland (detail).

Sancha & the Blue Gypsies
Apr
1
6:00 pm18:00

Sancha & the Blue Gypsies

Come along to our upstairs studios at 25 Walker Street, North Sydney (Lavender Bay side) and enjoy a pre-dinner drink and the wonderful sounds of gypsy swing.  Prebook for $30 or $35 at the door.  Feel free to bring along a small sketchbook.  Price includes a glass of wine, nibbles, music and chance to win a lucky door prize.  Prebook with Chris ph:  9955 5752

AGM
Mar
28
6:30 pm18:30

AGM

Your chance to have your say, ask some questions and watch how efficiently your art society is run!  (Cheeky image by Susie Devenport)

Autumn Exhibition
Mar
10
Apr 2

Autumn Exhibition

Our guest Opener for this exhibition is Bernard Ollis who will judge the Thora Ungar Memorial Award.  Featured painting:  "Time out in the Kimberly" is by Kay McFarlane Smith (detail)

Chasing the Line Drawing Exhibition
Feb
3
Mar 5

Chasing the Line Drawing Exhibition

Our first exhibition for the year is our much loved drawing exhibition including the inaugural Peter Dorahy Memorial Drawing Prize for a RAS student.   Join us on Opening Night, 6-8pm to celebrate a wonderful, artistic year ahead.  Exhibition will be opened by artist Pamela Griffith.

(Image by Debra Balloch)

Art School Term 1 Commences
Jan
30
Apr 8

Art School Term 1 Commences

Check class details under "Art School" top of page

17 Classes to choose from plus Workshops and 3 sketchclubs

Life Drawing opportunity
Jan
29
11:00 am11:00

Life Drawing opportunity

Our new last Sunday of the Month sketch group starts on 29 January, 11am-2pm at the RAS studios upstairs.  Drawing will take the usual format of multiple quick poses from 1 minute to 25 minutes maximum.  $20 - no booking necessary, just come along. (Drawing courtesy Ann Cape)