Coming & Recent Events

Watch this space – or why not enrol in a class or workshop and get creative!

Olga Dziemidowicz Demonstration
2 to 4 pm Saturday 20th May 2023
See Newsletter front page below

Recent Events

Head over to our Facebook and Instagram pages for photos of some recent events – the links are at the top and end of this page.

Sat 18 March 2023 2pm-4pm
Alan Close demonstrated how and then it was your turn to sketch

from a photo of your pet (or a friend’s) to create a beautiful pet portrait.
The cost was reduced from $20 to just $15 which included all materials and afternoon tea. Read Colin Browne’s report complete with photos of the fabulous work produced by those who attended.

Click Image for report and photos from the workshop
Click Image for report and photos from the workshop

WAA End of Year Art Show
Sat 19 & Sun 20 November 2022

Our first physical End of Year Show to be held at the Nunawading Community Hub was a huge success and felt like a big achievement and celebration after the last few years of upheaval. Read the full report here on the website

Art at Home Challenge 2022 No 10
Your Favourite Subject

Click the image to see the winning entries

BHAG WAA 70th Combined Art Show 30 September 2022
Congratulations to all the prize winners.

Click the image to see the winning entries by our WAA artists

Watercolours with Rob Candy, Saturday 20 August 2022
Rob Candy….is a jovial confident personality, and he gave a great performance. He had a plan of his talk on a slip of paper, like a muso with his running sheet for his concert. …..(read more from the report in the September Newsletter):

Pamela Pretty Demonstration, Saturday July 16th, 2022
Pamela is an experienced pastel artist and teacher. Good teacher that she is, she spoke confidently and interestingly about …..(read more from the report in the August Newsletter):

It Hao Pheh Watercolour Demonstration Saturday 16 June 2022
It Hao is well-established as an artist and teacher of watercolour and drawing. He told us his favourite subjects to paint are……(read more from the report in the July Newsletter):

Greg Allen Watercolour Demonstration Saturday 21 May 2022
It was great to have Greg Allen return to Whitehorse Arts and show his inimitable watercolour skills and energetic personality again. Today he would do a scene from……(read more from the report in the June Newsletter):

Six Art Societies Demonstration Saturday 30April 2022
This was a co-operative event shared by six art associations in the eastern suburbs including our own Whitehorse Arts Association.
Our Alan Close did two portrait demos. Other artists were doing oil landscapes, pastel, lino cut prints, watercolour pictures and so on. See the report and photos from the May Newsletter:

Alan Close Demonstration Saturday 23 April 2022
Alan Close packs two demos into one. Come and see how to give your work that full glass, gloss finish with a demonstration on resin. He will follow this with a demonstration on how to use coarse texture paint.
Colin Browne provided this report of the day:

Art at Home Challenge 2022 No 9
Still Life & Expressionist Self Portrait

Click the image to see the winning entries

Still Life Subject

19 March 2022 Lorraine Wigraft Demo,
Still Life in Pastel
A big occasion as we tried ourselves out in the new…..(Read the full report here)


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