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.
Term 3 commences on Monday, 17 July. Please refer to "Art School" on this website for details or phone 9955 5752 for availability.
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.
"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.
Everyone most welcome to the Opening on Friday 13 October, 6-8pm
Always a popular event, when our students have the opportunity to showcase their art and win prizes.
Christmas already?!! January end date to be confirmed. Image by Norman Rockwell
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
An exclusive evening thanking the artists who donate paintings to our Ballot and our wonderful volunteers. Theme - Venice, Masked Ball
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" Opening Night 6pm on 12 May. Exhibition continues until Sunday, 4 June. "On the Rocks" by Greg Morgan
3 Day workshop with Herman Pekel 18-20 April, 2017 $300
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
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).
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
Your chance to have your say, ask some questions and watch how efficiently your art society is run! (Cheeky image by Susie Devenport)
Come and have a cuppa and a chat. Meeting will commence at 11:30am. Nominations for elevations will be received.
(Image by Norman Rockwell)
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)
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)
Check class details under "Art School" top of page
17 Classes to choose from plus Workshops and 3 sketchclubs
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)
If you missed our colourful exhibition before Christmas, there's still time to see it. (Image courtesy of Karen Atkins)