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Victorian Artists' Society 2017 Autumn Exhibition Official Opening  The Victorian Artists' Society annual Autumn Exhibition was officially opened on the evening of Monday 24 April along with the presentation of the Undine Landscape Award, the President's Award and the Sculpture Award. The Undine Landscape Award was formed in conjunction with Colin Jones in memory of his late wife Undine Padoms and her love of landscapes and painting. The art works presented for the Autumn Exhibition were outstanding in the newly renovated galleries. All Victorian Artists' Society Members are encouraged to come...

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VAS Autumn Exhibition Saturday 22 April - Tuesday 9 May 2017 Opening: Monday 24 April at 7.00pm Gallery: Frater, Hammond & McCubbin   Mary Hyde - Late Light Across the Tamar We are pleased to present our annual Autumn Exhibition including the Undine Landscape Award and President's Award. This will be the first select exhibition for artists with voting going towards the $10,000 VAS Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award. The Victorian Artists' Society galleries will be filled this April with original artwork created by local artists. Running alongside the Autumn Exhibition will be the Undine La...

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Arthur Streeton's 150th Birthday Celebrations Click the link ABC AM National Program to listen to this morning's interviews. It was a case of a birthday cake amongst the easels, the palettes and brushes today as Artists at the Victorian Artists' Society celebrated the 150th birthday of one of the Society's most famous artists, Sir Arthur Streeton. Arthur Streeton, fondly known as "Smike" by friends and fellow artists, was a founding member of the Victorian Artists' Society Council in 1888, and as a member was a major exhibitor in the Society's Exhibitions.   The Friday Group of Painters with...

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Victorian Artists' Society April - May Exhibitions Paul Laspagis Exhibition  Friday 31 March 2017 - Friday 28 April 2017  Gallery: Members Room   Paul Laspagis Paul Laspagis has studied at the National Gallery School and has been working and exhibiting in Melbourne for forty years. He has been a member of the Victorian Artists' Society for twenty years. The exhibition is based on mostly drawings from the Wednesday night drawing class.   Female Figure - Paul Laspagis   Shifting Shapes that Connect Exhibition  Anita Bye and Gabriele Rohlje Wednesday 5 April - Thursday 13 April 2017 Opening: Sat...

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Victorian Artists' Society Contemporary Exhibition Opening, the Official Unveiling of the Restored Galleries and The Age Exhibition Dates: Saturday 25 March 2017 - Thursday 13 April 2017  The Victorian Artists' Society Galleries  Last night the Victorian Artists' Society celebrated the Official Unveiling of the Restored Galleries and the Contemporary Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation, sponsored by The George Hicks Foundation. Speaking at the opening, Victorian Artists' Society President, Eileen Mackley outlined the success of the renovation, which was finished just in time for the ope...

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Victorian Artists' Society Opens Heritage Renovation Artist David McCubbin, the great grandson of one of Australia's most famous artist's, Frederick McCubbin, a founding member of the Victorian Artists' Society in 1888, was on hand today to help reveal major heritage restorations which have transformed the historic building's famous galleries.   In 1888 was the amalgamation of the Australian Artists' Association with the Victorian Academy of Arts to form the Victorian Artists' Society. Frederick McCubbin acted as a Councillor of the Victorian Artists' Society from its inception, and was electe...

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