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September 2017

G0917B Diane Rappisi – Portraits

September 26, 2017 @ 8:30 am - September 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Wisteria Cottage Mt Tamborine, 95 Main Western Road
Mt Tamborine,

Diane Rappisi is an American contemporary realist painter whose work fuses the light and chroma of the Impressionist colorists with the form and structure of the traditional Italian and French academies. She works in pastel, oil, charcoal, and graphite. Diane trained in the full-time Professional Program at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, PA, USA. There she deepened her understanding of color, form and anatomy, and discovered her innate love of figure painting. Diane is an IAPS Master Circle member, and a…

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D0917 Diane Rappisi – Powerful Colour

September 30, 2017 @ 8:30 am - October 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
DVAA, Frog Hollow Centre for the Arts, 56 Woods Street
Darwin, NT

Diane Rappisi is an American contemporary realist painter whose work fuses the light and chroma of the Impressionist colorists with the form and structure of the traditional Italian and French academies. She works in pastel, oil, charcoal, and graphite. Diane trained in the full-time Professional Program at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, PA, USA. There she deepened her understanding of color, form and anatomy, and discovered her innate love of figure painting. Diane is an IAPS Master Circle member, and a…

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October 2017

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

October 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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queensland-art-gallery

Queensland Art Gallery This month, we are honored to receive a presentation from our friends at the Queensland Art Gallery. More information will be released as soon as it's available. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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Master Pastellist Exhibition

October 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - November 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Old Fire Station Gallery, 395 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, 395 Avenue
Redcliffe, Australia
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Our second Master Pastellist Exhibition will be held at the Old Fire Station Gallery, 395 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, Qld from Wednesday 11 October to Sunday 5 November 2017. Opening function – 2 to 4 pm Sunday 15th October. Gallery open Wednesdays through Sundays 10 am to 3 pm. Daily demonstration by a Master Pastellist during the exhibition.   Master Pastellist Demonstrations    

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Portraiture using a model

October 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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artist penelope-ng

Come and join us for a demonstration by Penelope Gilbert Ng on portrait painting using a model Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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S1017 Christine Clark – Making your work more impressionistic – Workshop Cancelled

October 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - October 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Chancellor Park State High School, 164 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556 Australia

  Christine has grown up with a passion for art, and drawing and has been painting, exhibiting and selling her work for over 35 years. Christine is a multi-award winning artist, represented in many private and corporate collections throughout Australia, New Zealand, England, and Japan as well as being in the collection of our Ex Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, John Anderson. Christine has painted in many mediums but regards pastel as her favourite, loving the soft luscious strokes, texture…

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November 2017

Paint Around

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Paint Around - Brushes

This month we have a very special Paint-Around Event. Come back often to check on more details of this exciting event at the Pastel Society of Australia. Entry fee: $5 for members. $10 for non-members  

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Christmas Break-up

November 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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To be announced! Please come back later!

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December 2017

PSA Christmas Party and Awards Night!

December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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christmas-party

Welcome to the PSA Christmas Party and Awards Night - all members are very welcome! What to Bring - Plate of finger food to share, painting to swap, unwrapped gift for child to 17 years to be donated to Foster Care Queensland (for a teenager maybe a gift card in a Christmas Card).

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February 2018

Gold Coast Monthly PSA Meeting

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Peter Graham Gallery, 25 Broadbeach Boulevaard
Broadbeach, QUEENSLAND 4218 Australia
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artist penelope-ng

"THE SELF PORTRAIT" Penelope Gilbert-Ng will be our demonstrator at the February Meeting. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

February 6 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Our February 2018 Meeting will feature Tricia Reust who will demonstrate the use of wet and dry pastel over collage. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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B0218 – Louise Corke – Exploring Textures with Pastel

February 10 @ 8:30 am - February 11 @ 4:00 pm
Queen Alexandra Home Community Centre, 347 Old Cleveland Road
Cooparoo, QUEENSLAND 4151 Australia
artist louise-cork

For me the making of art is a direct emotional response to my experiences. I like to think of pastel painting as a dance across the page with tone and colour.The dance I perform is pure gestural expression. I marry my heart to my hand and together they speak visual music. Sometimes the beauty, colours and light play are overwhelming and I am forced to blurt the information onto the surface in quick strokes saying just enough about how I…

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Sunshine Coast PSA Monthly Meeting

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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artist penelope-ng

Demonstration - Penelope Gilbert-Ng Portraiture   Entry Fee:  $5 members $10 non-members

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March 2018

Gold Coast Monthly PSA Meeting

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RQAS, 25 Broadbeach Boulevard
Broadbeach, Gold Coast 4218 Australia
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Karol Oakley

"WATERSCAPES" Karol Oakley will be our demonstrator at the March meeting.  Karol will present a preview of the workshop held on 4 March. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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G0318 – Karol Oakley – Waterscapes – WORKSHOP FULLY BOOKED

March 4
Wisteria Cottage Mt Tamborine, 95 Main Western Road
Mt Tamborine,
Karol Oakley

  Karol Oakley is a very experienced tutor, who generously shares what she knows and loves about pastels and painting. Her workshops are structured to help those new to pastels or wanting to further develop their skills and confidence. Karol’s workshops are informative and fun, with the often heard comment of “oh I learnt so much”. Tutoring is with step by step demonstration, explanations, and discussion with equal time individual help. Karol has taught pastels since 1996 travelling to art…

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Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

March 6 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Demonstration by Joan Macnaught.  Rework - Its only a piece of paper. "I have decided to be a big risk taker for this demo! I will be using a still life painting I did at the Gold Coast demo in 2015.  I rather like the overall feel of the work but am not satisfied with the amount of content.  So, I have decided to show how I erase part of it, in order to add to it. Then I plan…

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S0318 – Penelope Gilbert-Ng – Portrait

March 17 - March 18
Chancellor Park State High School, 164 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556 Australia
artist penelope-ng

  Penelope believes that continual learning is essential for self-development as an artist. She is Past President of Pastel Society of Australia and Master Pastellist with the Pastel Society of Australia, Past President and Fellow of the Royal Qld Art Society and sought after tutor with Art Societies and Groups nationally in all mediums. Penelope has been a finalist in the Archibald and Portia Geach Portrait Prizes and has had numerous solo and joint exhibitions. Her commissioned paintings are represented…

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Sunshine Coast PSA Monthly Meeting

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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Karol Oakley

Subject to be advised. Karol Oakley will be our demonstrator this evening.   Entry Fee:  $5 members $10 non-members

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April 2018

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

April 3 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Our April 2018 Meeting will feature Anne Yang.  Painting Colourful Skies. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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Sunshine Coast PSA Monthly Meeting

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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Skies - Ann Yang. How to paint cloudy skies using the colours of the rainbow.   Entry Fee:  $5 members $10 non-members

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