This page shows the past exhibitions listed for the site.
The Joe Punshon Award
Market Town, Newcastle West
Monday, 4 April 2016 — Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Joe Punshon was an early member who contributed greatly to the society, serving as secretary from 1952 until his death in 1988, and offering his home as the venue of  meetings for many years. This award has been given annually since 1962 and is the first held each year, usually in March/April. After many years at Wallsend, the exhibition moved in 2014 to Marketown, Newcastle West where it is currently held.

The Lola Rose Award
Stockland Centre, Jesmond
Monday, 6 June 2016 — Sunday, 19 June 2016

Internationally acclaimed Lola Rose was a popular local artist who remained actively involved in the society for almost 70 years, contributing to our exhibitions with her highly sought-after artwork and radiant smile. She was a major player on the local art scene for many years, and continued to draw and paint all her life. The award in her name was established with her demise in 2013 and is presented annually in June with the exhibition held at Stockland, Jesmond.

The Ellen Kilpatrick Award
Lake Macquarie Fair Mount Hutton
Monday, 22 August 2016 — Sunday, 11 September 2016

As Lake Macquarie Lady Mayoress in 1996, Ellen Kilpatrick officially opened our first shopping centre exhibition in Lake Macquarie Fair, Mount Hutton. The exhibition proved such a success it became an annual event, and over the next few years other centres became involved. It is generally held early in September.

The Des Vout Memorial Award
Belmont Citi Centre, Belmont
Monday, 31 October 2016 — Sunday, 13 November 2016

As manager of the Commonwealth Bank in Newcastle for many years, Des Vout and his wife Jenny were both extremely generous in their support of the society, continuing a long association established in 1959, when the bank became another exhibition venue – continuing until 2003. When Des passed away suddenly, Jenny set up the ‘Des Vout Memorial Award’ in his honour. This competition is now held at Belmont Citi Centre, usually in November each year.

Ocean Blue Gallery – Pacific Highway Belmont
Thursday, 3 November 2016 — Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Ocean Blue Gallery’s first birthday coincides with Newcastle Art Society’s exhibition there, and with Christmas just around the corner it’s the perfect time to visit this up and coming gallery in Belmont.

Hunter Region Botanic Gardens – Heatherbrae
Thursday, 1 December 2016 — Wednesday, 4 January 2017
Ocean Blue Gallery
Monday, 1 May 2017 — Wednesday, 31 May 2017

This popular gallery will once again be holding an exhibition of  work by Society members, in their South Gallery.

Joe Punshon Silver Palette Award
Charlestown Square
Monday, 28 January 2019 — Sunday, 10 February 2019

Joe Punshon was an early member who contributed greatly to the society, serving as secretary from 1952 until his death in 1988, and offering his home as the venue of meetings for many years. This award has been given annually since 1962 with exhibitions previously held at Wallsend and Newcastle West, but more recently Level 1 Charlestown Square, outside Myer.

Lola Rose Award
South East Exhibition Network – Swansea
Saturday, 9 June 2018 — Sunday, 5 August 2018

Internationally acclaimed Lola Rose was a popular local artist who remained actively involved in the society for almost 70 years, contributing to our exhibitions with her highly sought-after artwork and radiant smile. She was a major player on the local art scene for many years, and continued to draw and paint all her life. The award in her name was established with her demise in 2013.

Ellen Kilpatrick Award
Lake Macquarie Fair Mount Hutton
August 2018

As Lake Macquarie Lady Mayoress in 1996, Ellen Kilpatrick officially opened our first shopping centre exhibition in Lake Macquarie Fair, Mount Hutton. The exhibition proved such a success it became an annual event, and over the next few years other centres became involved. It is generally held early in September.

Des Vout Memorial Award
Belmont Citi Centre
Monday, 29 October 2018 — Sunday, 11 November 2018

As manager of the Commonwealth Bank in Newcastle for many years, Des Vout and his wife Jenny were both extremely generous in their support of the society, continuing a long association established in 1959, when the bank became another exhibition venue – continuing until 2003. When Des passed away suddenly, Jenny set up the ‘Des Vout Memorial Award’ in his honour. This competition is now held at Belmont Citi Centre, usually in November each year.

Ocean Blue Gallery Belmont
Monday, 11 March 2019 — Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Ocean Blue Gallery is hosting an exhibition of work by Newcastle Art Society members over the months of March and April. The gallery will be open Monday to Saturday with society members in the gallery each saturday. Creative Days will be held on 6 & 13 April with demonstrations, artist talks and extra art on show. These days are something new to the gallery and should be a lot of fun!