Congratulations to the 9 members who were selected into the Combined Art Societies of Sydney’s ‘Art of Sydney’ exhibition held at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, late January.
At the presentation of Awards on Saturday, Coleen received her Honour Certificate as recognition for her dedication to CCAS since 1990 and has held the position of Publicity Officer since 1992.
CCAS was very well represented throughout the exhibition processes, from delivering works, to the rostered day at the exhibition.
Happy New Year!
We are excited to bring to you an exciting year ahead for 2019.
Download our calendar of events to check out what is happening throughout the year.
> CCAS 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTSCCAS 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Art in Action is running again in 2019.
Below are the details where you can find out more information.
CASS Web: http://combinedartsocieties.com/art-in-action/
Art In Action Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Combinedsocieties/
CASS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/combined.art.societies.of.sydney/
> Central Coast Regional Show Art Exhibition 2018 media release
The Central Coast Regional Show is fast approaching and we’re putting the call out for
artists of all ages to enter their artworks in the prestigious 24th ‘MARGARET SMITH
MEMORIAL ART PRIZE’ EXHIBITION which will be on display 14th/15th April, 2018 .
Paintings, drawings and artworks of all mediums have been exhibited at the show and
there is a section where budding artists from 7 – 12 years of age can enter. There are
many prizes to be won in different categories including Open, Oils/Acrylics, Works on
Paper, Photography, Young People 7-12yrs and People’s Choice Award. Prizes will be
awarded at 10.30am Saturday 14th April, by Gosford Showground Trust Chairperson,
Mrs Roma Stonestreet.
more info: Download the Media Release Above
Entries are open for the 24th MARGARET SMITH MEMORIAL ART PRIZE – Central Coast Regional Show
14 & 15th April 2018
ENTRY FEE: $10.00 per adult entry. $5.00 per Youth entry.
CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: Friday 30th March 2018
DELIVERY: to the Old Tote Trust Rooms, Gosford Showground, Showground Rd, Gosford 9.30am – 11.00am, Fri 13 April 2018
Please read the all the conditions on the entry form for further details.
We have put together a calendar of CCAS events for 2018, these are also displayed each in the Newsletter that is sent out to you via email with your membership.
These dates are subject to change, please check your monthly newsletter for further details
Map references are taken from the Central Coast UBD Gregory’s Map 289.
||Jacaranda trees in the garden op- posite Pioneer Park, Albany Street, East Gosford.
||On the lakefront, Remembrance Dr. Wamberal
|No Paint outs Dec 19 th 26 th , Jan 2 nd 9 th owing to Christmas/ New Year Holidays.
||The small park opposite the Aldi Shopping Centre, Bayside Drive, Green Point, near No 33
||The waterfront behind the Bowling Club at the end of Burge Road, Woy Woy
||On the waterfront at the end of Ken- dall Rd, Empire Bay
||The Skillion, Terrigal
There will be a short break over the Christmas/New Year holiday period. These dates will take our paint out locations through to February 6 th .
The Green Point location is a new one.
It is across from the Aldi Shopping Centre, near No 33. There is on the street parking and a short walk through the park to the waterfront.
The other locations are old favourites that we have enjoy many times over the years.
Suggestions for new locations are always welcomed.
If you haven’t been to our paint out mornings before, bring your painting or sketching gear and come along and join in.
There are no starting and finishing times, come and go as you please. Morning tea is at 10am and lunch, for those who stay on, is at 12 Noon.
Rose Bickley: Paint out Co-Ordinator, Mobile: 0428439180, email: PaintOuts@centralcoast.asn.au
5 Lands Art Studios Art Trail was established with the aim of nurturing and promoting the creative arts for the benefit of both artists and the broader community. The 5 Lands Art Studios brings art to the community by providing a unique opportunity for art lovers and newcomers alike to meet artists in their own space, talk to them about their practice and experience the process of making visual art in a variety of forms. We have painters, sculptors, textile artists, printers and teachers to mention a few.
The next Art trail is Saturday and Sunday 4th and 5th November http://www.5landsartstudios.com/
Lorraine Best- Impression of Birds using Watercolour on Yupo Paper
Workshop 1: Birds resting Workshop 2: Birds flying
What to bring:
- Your favourite watercolours and brushes, palette, etc
- Watercolour pencils if you have them
- A water spray bottle, a box of tissues
- Bring your own Yupo paper or buy from the tutor on the
- Your own reference
About Workshops in general:
Start at 9.30-12.30pm 1st & 3rd Wed. each month in Studio 2, Gosford Arts Centre. Cost: $25.00 per week includes guest tutor and morning tea. Visitors are welcome. (No workshops/meetings Dec & Jan)
Overflow information for those not selected in the Gosford Art Prize.
The Overflow Exhibition was started to showcase works that were entered in the Gosford Art Prize but were not selected. The Central Coast Art Society organises and selects the works for the Overflow. Selection of works will be made on 26th September 2017, by the Central Coast Art Society committee and successful applicants will be sent a registration form by email.
The Central Coast Art Society will organise the transport of works selected for the Overflow to Erina Fair on 9th October 2017, they will be on display until 15th October 2017.
Artists must collect their work on Sunday 15th October 2017 from the Centre Court area at Erina Fair at 3.30pm. For more information contact Judith Hoste … 0407 448 574.