Date for entries to Spring Exhibition extended to 3 September.
SUMMER ART EXPERIENCE REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Click here for an electronic brochure and registration form
LIFELINE BOOKFAIR AND ART BOOKS
The upcoming Lifeline Bookfair opens on Friday 16 September at a changed venue, Thoroughbred Park. The bookfair offers Art books at excellent prices and your purchases will help a vital cause. Tim Hardy oversees the main cache of Art Books (about 2000 of them). He will be spending much of his time in that section and would be happy to assist you. If you want Art Technique books head for the Art and Craft section. Of course there is much more in the 200,000 items on sale. Friday, 9-6; Saturday, 9-5; Sunday 10-4. Canberra Racecourse Thoroughbred Park, Randwick Rd, Lyneham. See the Exhibitions page for further details.
ASOC AND CAW ARE EXCITED!
To be bringing you a choice of 3 fantastic tutors in the next two months, catering for beginners to advanced students.
Tracey Miller will be joining us to teach large scale florals in acrylic on 18 September.
Tracey has many years of art experience and is renowned as a popular and sharing art tutor.
Chan Dissanayake who needs no introduction is back with CAW for a workshop on 1 - 2 October 2016.
John Lovett is coming to town for a 3 day workshop from 28 - 30 October 2016.
Being a world renowned artist and publisher John needs no introduction. Some members may remember that John was an excellent tutor at the 2009 Summer Art Experience.
This workshop will cater for all levels so get in quick to avoid disappontment.
Further information and a link to the registration form is available on our workshop page.
It's MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL TIME - Click here for the Membership Form. So much easier to fill out on line and email straight through to our Treasurer.
New Library List Aavailable on the Library Page
JULY - SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE - Click Here
2016 CAW/ASOC TRIP TO THE ARCHIBALD PRIZE
The CAW/ASOC Trip to the Archibalds at the NSW Art Gallery in Sydney is on 14 September. At $40 return this is a bargain. CAW requires further interest by 17th August to be able to confirm the bus so please get in quick.
This has proven to be a most enjoyable day for those who participate - Click Here for further information and get in quick so you don't miss out.
Have you seen the entries on TV for this year's Archibald Prize - they are just stunning.
Did you know that the first Archibald Prize competition was held in 1921? The picture at left is of the 1st Prize painting in that year. Art techniques have certainly changed since then!
The CAW/ASOC Trip to the Archibalds at the NSW Art Gallery in Sydney is on 14 September. This has proven to be a most enjoyable day for those who participate - Click Here for further information and get in quick so you don't miss out.
DID YOU KNOW?
That ASOC is now registered as a Cultural Organisation and you can make a tax deductable donation.
Our Workgroups have been very busy lately and have updated the information and photos of paintings on their pages so visit the Workgroups section to see what they have been up to.
We now have a large selection of WorkGroups to choose from. Remember visitors are always welcome. For further information Click Here .
Our Workgroups are now starting to display their work on the boards around the ASOC studio. Drop in and have a look during Workgroup times and meet the talented artists. Workgroups now have their own individual pages to display their work. These can be accessed by hovering the mouse over Workgroups in the index on the left, or from the WorkGroup link above.
There are also some exciting exhibitions to enter. Click here for further information.
Don't forget to keep an eye on the Calendar of Events Page for Meeting Details.
Tutors are also invited to list their details on the tutors page.
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