WAA News & Coming Events 2022


Become a member of Whitehorse Arts Association after 1 September and before the end of 2022 to save – your new membership will be valid until the end of 2023. That’s up to 4 months free membership and at just $40 for a single membership that is great value. Visit the Membership page for full details of the benefits of membership. There is a membership application form you can download. Hope to have you join us soon.

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Hi Everyone,

What a great month, with WAA at the Spring and Senior’s Festivals at the Nunawading Community Hub and yet there’s still more coming up for WAA and our fabulous members to join in and for members of the public to see what we are about. Look forward to these two events where there will be demonstrations by our tutors and beautiful and affordable artworks by local artists, members of WAA. Would make wonderful Christmas presents for loved ones.
1. EOY WAA Art show at the Nunawading Hub November 19th & 20th – see the Events page for more
2. Christmas night Market Bunnings Nunawading Thursday 8th December.

Artist of the Month for November
Congratulations to Kelly Grace our Artist of the Month for November 2022.
Kelly is very talented and creates exceptional artworks across many mediums. Great work Kelly.
See your November Newsletter for all about Kelly and her artistic creations

The remainder of the year will be a fun time for us all at WAA,
Cheers, Fiona McVilly Cox, President, Whitehorse Art Association

Artists of the Month

WAA tutor Susan Gustafson is our featured Artist of the Month for October 2022. Susan shares with us her story of her love of painting plus some of her beautiful paintings in the October Newsletter and now here on the website:
Susan Gustafson

Congratulations to our Artist of the Month for September 2022 Jacqueline Zimmerman.

Jacqueline Zimmerman (committee member) writes a lovely biography about her life and her art. Well done, Jacquie. See her feature in the September Newsletter and here on the website

Barbara Nowak takes the honours for August 2022 as our featured Artist of the Month. Barbara tells us of her surprised to find herself taking up art in 2012 and of her journey to pursue a new passion to the present. She is also a valued WAA Committee member and contributor to our social media pages. Read the full article with some of her artwork from the WAA August Newsletter:

Our Artist of the Month for July 2022 is current WAA President Fiona McVilly-Cox who tells us at the age of forty I was accepted into Monash University fine arts. I chose Monash University because I had a dream for years to study in Italy. My dream came true! Across the Faculty of Art twenty four of us were chosen to Study in Italy for two months. Read her full story from the WAA July Newsletter:

Karina Grift is our Artist of the Month for June 2022. She is our very own special Committee member, Social media guru and “Art Discovery” tutor and is also a very gifted writer and Artist. We are so very lucky to have her as part of WAA. Congratulations Karina! Read her story and see her work in your June Newsletter and now on the website here:

Congratulations Natalie Doubrovski on being WAA’s Artist of the Month for May. An enthusiastic member of WAA for years, a regular at our Life Drawing workshops and a very talented art teacher, she will be teaching classes soon at WAA on Thursday nights. You can see some of her work in the May Newsletter and here on the website.

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Our Artist of the Month for April 2022 is Christine Hawkins.
Christine has been a major part of WAA for many years. She’s been a committee member, enthusiastic helper for many years volunteering and enjoying her time at WAA. We are very pleased to have her as Artist of the Month. Well done Christine we think you are amazing. See some of her wonderful paintings here on the web-site.

Joanne Coleman is the March 2022 Artist of the Month.
Joanne attends our Portrait workshops on Wednesday mornings. This talented lady is extremely good at capturing facial expressions. Well done Joanne, we love your work. Check out her wonderful paintings inside the March Newsletter and here on the website:

Artist of the month for 2022 in February is long standing WAA member Colin Browne.
Congratulations Colin on your wonderful watercolours of people and landscapes. And thank you for your valuable contributions to WAA in various Committee and other roles over many years. Very well done! See the feature article in the February Newsletter, and here on the web-site:

Even more of WAA Artist of the Month pages are available for you to enjoy their creations and read their stories here on our website: