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20/02/2020 – The first meeting of a new year was held this week, starting with a wonderful demonstration from local artist John Edge. John’s extremely detailed and beautifully vibrant still life oil paintings glowed as he explained how he creates his stunning works. Another generous artist sharing his techniques! As well as talking about upcoming […]

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Charlestown Square Exhibition

The Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Art Society are again holding our exhibition at Charlestown Square from 27 January until 9 February 2020.   Come along and see the beautiful original artworks from local artists, all for sale.

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Lake Macquarie Fair Exhibition Now On

19/08/2019 – Our latest exhibition opened today at the new look Lake Macquarie Fair at Mount Hutton. This year we have set up in the former SpecSavers shop,  heading towards Big W, and the exhibition looks great! Lots of space to wander around and view the wonderful artwork on display, and maybe cast a vote […]

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Palette Knife Painting With Annie Palmer

20/7/2019 – At our July general meeting we were once again treated to a wonderful display by prominent Newcastle artist and member, Annie Palmer. Annie shared her love of palette knife painting with us, demonstrating various styles and techniques using different shaped knives. Her effective paintings and enthusiasm inspired us all, and many of us […]

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Jill Campbell Guest Demonstrator At June Meeting

19/06/2019 – At June’s meeting we were treated to another wonderful demonstration by Jill Campbell. Jill’s dramatic mixed media paintings are truly spectacular, and it was so interesting to watch her work and share her thoughts. So informative and generous with her own experiences and down to earth approach, we were all left feeling super […]

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Another Wonderful Demonstration By Cheryl Bruce

19/05/2019 – At this month’s general meeting we were once again treated to an excellent demonstration by Cheryl Bruce, focusing on adding figures to a painting along, with her numerous tips for using watercolours. Cheryl also discussed drawing faces and brought along some of her fantastic journals highlighting many of the portraits she has sketched. […]

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Creative Days At Ocean Blue Gallery

04/04/2019 – Everyone’s getting ready for Newcastle Art Society’s Creative Days happening at Ocean Blue Gallery Belmont this Saturday April 6 and again April 13. As part of our current exhibition the gallery will be alive with demonstrations, artists talks and extra art brought in on the day. Kate Belton, Kaylene Gayner, Jenny Elks, Wendy […]

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Newcastle Show Prize Winners

19/03/2019 – Congratulations to three of our members who were awarded prizes in this year’s Newcastle Show Art Prize. Susanne Gorring took out 1st place in the Traditional Painting (pictured) and Eleanor Anson won the Non-Traditional. Pamela Rose received a Commended in the Traditional.

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Marlene Palagyi Demonstration

19/03/2019 – March’s general meeting began with a wonderful demonstration of watercolour and ink by Marlene Palagyi. Marlene used her beautiful watercolour technique as an underpainting, coming in later with dark ink to create a striking picture. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed watching her work and hearing her tips and suggestions. Discussion of our current exhibition at […]

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