Sunday, April 26, 2015

Monthly Meeting & Demonstration - 12th May: Molly Gill - Scratch Art

This month we are pleased to welcome Molly Gill to our Monthly Meeting for May Tuesday the 12th at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor. 
Molly will be doing a Scratch Art demonstration with a Botanical theme piece.
Molly Gill is currently a Nature Art and Landscapes Tutor at Willandra House, in Ryde, and Pablo’s Art House, in Green Point and an art contractor with the Education Department of the Macleay Museum, Sydney University.  
Molly received her certification in Botanical Illustration in 2010 through the Phoenix Desert Botanical Gardens Botanical Art and Illustration Program. 

She worked as a botanical illustration contractor in the Desert Botanical Gardens herbarium before moving to the central coast with her family in 2011. 

Molly also has an MA in Museum Studies and Anthropology, and spent the early part of her career in the Anthropology Department of the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum in Washington, D.C.

Both Members and Non Members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.   

7.30pm Tuesday 12th May at the Stan Stevens Studio, Windsor Library, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor (Please arrange to park outside of Library due to carpark early closure)

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper) 

For Enquiries phone Sharron on 02 4572 5580 or
Macquarie Towns Art Society has been active in the Hawkesbury area for over 50 years and new memberships with the society are always welcome.

For further details for memberships please contact Satya on 0405 337 652

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Art at the Top - 29th-31st May

A long weekend of WORKSHOPS and DEMONSTRATIONS for all artists - Beginner, Intermediate to Advanced. ART at the TOP is three days of Interactive Workshops and Art Demonstrations with TOP Tutors from all around the country.

The talented Tutors are proficient in a wide range of mediums, techniques and styles including watercolour, pastel, acrylics, oils and mixed media.

Where: ‘THE TOPS’ Conference Centre – STANWELL TOPS, 
51 Bendena Garden, STANWELL TOPS, NSW (Wheel chair accessible)

When: From Fri 29 May 2015 to Sun 31 May 2015

Both one day and three day workshops are  available with a quality range of Tutors.

If you are interested, please check links below, a Press Release and a file containing tutors names and some relevant information with a link to website:

On the website are comprehensive files giving full workshop details and booking forms.
You can open or download these files.

The ART at the TOP event also raises funds for CareFlight.

Contact is Diana Garth, Coordinator.

Please leave your enquiry on the ART at the TOP Message Machine and Diana or one of our volunteers will get back to you as soon as possible.

Combined Art Societies of Sydney Inc. (CASS)
Phone: (02) 8230 1587 /Fax: (02) 9570 9801

Monday, April 6, 2015

Art for Heart Exhibition - 2nd May

Art for Heart Exhibition

Macquarie Towns Arts Society will hold an "Art for Heart" fundraising exhibition. 

Saturday, May 2nd 
St Peter’s hall ,Richmond

Proceeds of this exhibition will go towards the Hawkesbury Heartstart project initiated by local medical practitioner, Dr Ravi Sahasrabuddhe.

 Any local artist is invited to donate a painting.
For further details email Tony Fogarty ( 
or phone Sharron Whittington (02 4572 5580)