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A Quiet Life


​The Victorian Artists Society is proud to present the online exhibition, 'A Quiet Life'.

This exhibition features a diverse range of still life works, floral paintings and interiors painted, drawn or sculpted by members of the Victorian Artists Society.

This is the second in a series of dedicated online exhibitions, with the next, 'Nature's Way', opening on Friday 23 October.

Artists are listed alphabetically by surname. If you are interested in purchasing an artwork, please contact the Victorian Artists Society on: artforsale@victorianartistssociety.com.au

Or call: 9662 1484 Monday to Friday, 10am to 3:30pm



'Rose Graphite', By Sarah Ackland 

Price $2,500.00 

60cm H x 50cm W Unframed


'​Orange Loves Blue and Green', Acrylic By Joan Allison 

Price $420.00 

46cm H x 36cm W x 3.5cm D Unframed 

Afternoon light streams through my kitchen window touching the flowers I’ve just arranged from my garden.  The vibrant orange calendulas attract the royal blue flower of the native mint bush.  The outside garden leaves come into play and create harmony in this painting.  


​'La Po Watercolour', By Bruce Baldey 

Price $750.00 

50cm H x 40cm W 

Painted in the VAS Studio featuring a receptacle common enough under Brisbane beds as late as the mid 1960s.


'​Turquoise Bowl', Watercolour, pastel and ink By Floss (Amanda Bennett) 

NFS 

76cm H x 56cm W


'​Flights of Fantasy', Watercolour By Julian Bruere

Price $1,250.00 

85cm H x 65cm W x 3.5cm D 

Framed Flights of Fantasy is a still life study featuring a technique where tone and colours are applied with daubs, building to a more refined painting with strong control of tone, form, colour and broken edges.


'​Elliptical Study', Watercolour By Julian Bruere 

Price $550.00 

32cm H x 42cm W Unframed 

This elliptical study came out of teaching but the simplicity of the washes with the studied ellipses made for a delicate statement in watercolour.


'​Nostalgia', Oil By Sam Bruere 

Price $500.00

25.7cm H x 33.5cm W x 4.5cm D Framed


'​Persona', Oil By Sam Bruere 

Price $500.00 

25.7cm H x 33.5cm W x 4.5cm D Framed


​'Inseparable', Oil By Sam Bruere 

Price $500.00 

25.7cm H x 33.5cm W x 4.5cm D Framed


​'Epping 10am', Watercolour By Ann Capling 

Price $450.00 

46cm H x 57cm W x 2cm D Framed 

Even after 173 days of lockdown, I still dip my brushes into my coffee …


​'Nasturtiums', Gouache on mountboard By Marion Chapman 

Price $300.00 

18.5cm H x 15.5cm W x 2cm D Framed


​'Tangerine Days', Acrylic on Canvas By Marion Chapman 

Price $650.00 

50.5cm H x 40.5cm W x 3.5cm D Unframed


​'Orange Still Life with Shell', Gouache on mountboard By Marion Chapman 

Price $600.00 

25.5cm H x 37cm W x 2cm D Framed


​'Garden Flowers', Acrylic on Canvas By Rosa Choy

Price $950.00 

51cm H x 51cm W Unframed



'Blossom', Watercolour, ink & gouache By Ted Dansey 

Price $700.00 

57cm H x 76cm W Unframed 

I've often thought of getting out into the garden to paint. COVID-19 has provided the perfect opportunity. Can be framed for extra $150


​'Coral Roses', Oil By Rachel Dettmann-Smith 

Price $480.00 

40.64cm H x 30.5cm W Unframed


​'Still Life Apples', Pastel By Rodney Edelsten 

Price $550.00 

80cm H x 60cm W Framed


​'Interior', Oil on Canvas By George Eustice

Price $500.00

91cm H x 91cm W Unframed



'Tulips', Oil and Acrylic on Canvas By Jane Flowers

Price $850.00 

61cm H x 61cm W Unframed

I love tulips—they remind me of spring happiness—and this profusion of pink and white proved too inspirational for my art practice to ignore.


​'Shell Collection', Oil on Linen By Jane Flowers 

Price $2,800.00 

146cm H x 114cm W Unframed 

The same but different. Shells collected from a Tasmanian beach achieve a pleasingly graphic study of colour and texture.


'Rock Whelk', Oil and acrylic on canvas By Jane Flowers 

Price $950.00 

61cm H x 81cm W Unframed 

A beach find of days past, a past home weathered by time and tide, exudes the beauty of nature from its place on the mantelpiece.  A subtle study of light and dark and natural curves in marine blues and calcium carbonate chalky white. ​


'Bowl, Morning Light', Oil on canvas By Jane Flowers 

Price $1,200.00 

81.5cm H x 81.5cm W x 3cm D Unframed 

The simplicity of this collected bowl, one of my favourites, is purely inspirational for a study of light, shadow and form.


​'Flowers with Fruit Still Life', Oil By Yvonne Fumolo 

Price $550.00

51cm H x 41cm W x 5 cm D Framed 

A harmonious play of colour and light.


​'Wild Grasses', Oil By Yvonne Fumolo 

NFS 

61cm H x 51cm W Framed 

An abstracted painting of grasses in their natural environment.


​'Japanese Vase and Apples', Oil By Roy Gibson 

Price $350.00 

51cm H x 40cm W x 2cm D Unframed 

Stretched canvas over wooden frame.


​'Native Flowers on Glasstop table', Oil By Roy Gibson 

Price $350.00 

45.7cm H x 38.1cm W x .3cm D Unframed


​'Eskimo Carvings', Oil By Roy Gibson

Price $300.00 

35.6cm H x 45.7cm W x0.3cm D Unframed


​'The Fountain', Watercolour By Margaret Gurney

Price $350.00 

39cm H x 19cm W


'Seated Woman', Ink on Arches paper By Margaret Gurney 

Price $450.00 

76cm H x 57cm W Unframed​


​'Bridget', Gouche By Margaret Gurney 

Price $350.00

38cm H x 19cm W


​'A Blessed Day', Watercolour on Paper By It Hao Pheh 

Price $500.00 

56cm H x 46cm W Framed


​'In The Window', Oil on board By Bronwen Hunt 

Price $1,200.00 

60cm H x 70cm W x 2cm D Unframed


​'The Palette', Oil By Mary Hyde 

Price $1,250.00 

56cm H x 72cm W Framed 

The Palette sits next to the artist and provides an arrangement of colour and interest.


​'White Japonica', Oil By Don James 

Price $450.00 

25cm H x 20cm W Framed 

White ‘Apple Blossom’ Japonica which I paint yearly. It is in a Japanese Sake flask.


​'Snapdragon Flowers', Oil on Canvas By Helena Jones 

Price $250.00 

14.8cm H x 21cm W Unframed


​ 'The young sentinel, Fitzroy Gardens', Acrylic on stretched canvas By Annee Kelly 

Price $500.00 

51cm H x 51cm W Unframed


​'Birthday tulips', Watercolour By Annee Kelly 

Price $550.00 

50cm H x 57cm W Framed


​'Flowering Gum', Watercolour By Annee Kelly 

Price $500.00 

57cm H x 47cm W Framed


​'Pears With Jug', Oil By Gwendoline Krumins 

Price $850.00 

41cm H x 51cm W Unframed 

I sourced these pears for this painting during lockdown,  from the local organic shop, as I wanted them to have character. (Painted from life)


​'Beetroot and Garlic with Urn', Oil By Gwendoline Krumins

Price $850.00 

44.5cm H x 36.5cm W Unframed 

Painted during lockdown, from life, I enjoyed the saturation of colour against the greyness of the beetroot.


​'Song of Spring', Watercolour By Jon Lam

Price $300.00

47cm H x 47cm W x 3cm D Framed


​'Dreamtime Waterlilies', Oil By Moyra Le Blanc Smith

Price $550.00 

69cm H x 54xm W x 4cm D Framed

The peaceful reflections of these exquisite waterlilies on a billabong in Arnhem land is the subject of this painting. I hope that it will bring a feeling of calm and healing to the viewers. The painting is oil on canvas and is framed in a champagne/gold frame, ready-to-hang.


​'Nine Waterlilies', Oil By Moyra Le Blanc Smith 

Price $600.00 

66cm x 66cm Mounted on board: ready-to-hang 

This is a totally unique and original artwork. There are 9 small waterlily images on boards mounted to a larger board. The board is painted black and has a hanging wire so is ready-to-hang. I hope that the waterlilies will bring a feeling of peacefulness and healing to the viewers.


​'Dancing Nasturtiums', Oil on stretched canvas By Paul Learmonth

Price $1,400.00 

76cm H x 50cm W x 4cm D Unframed

Painted during the COVID-19 lockdown, Melbourne 2020. A happy image for dark times. Look carefully … can you find four creatures in the painting?


​'Thank you for the flowers', Oil By Carole Lees 

Price $795.00 

71cm H x 59cmW x 2cm D Framed


​'A Wonderful Life—White Camellia', Acrylic Paint on canvas, stretched and ready to hang By Hsin Lin 

Price $1,450.00

91cm H x 61xm W x 3.5cm D Unframed 

I was obsessed with the delightful view of the sunlight reflected on those pure white flower petals, and a bit of yellow, brown and red blended on the flower buds. It has become a routine of mine to paint the first bloom of this beautiful camellia tree every year.


​'Sunny Days Ahead—Yuletide Camellia', Acrylic Paint on canvas, stretched and ready to hang By Hsin Lin 

Price $1,400.00 91cm H x 61xm W x 3.5cm D Unframed

I have this beautiful camellia tree at my front yard which bloom gloriously from every Autumn till Winter. Flower always bloom in their own time without competing with other flowers. The glossy leaves add shiny looking foliage with sunlight, along with the gorgeous red flowers and buds, it is captivating.


​'The Lockdown Diary—Neighbour’s Camellia', Acrylic Paint on canvas, stretched and ready to hang By Hsin Lin 

Price $1,500.00 

91cm H x 61xm W x 3.5cm D Unframed 

This artwork is painted during the lockdown, a special diary that I wrote with my paint brushes. That is why I name this artwork – to reminds us that there’s always something beautiful around us in our daily life. Bright future is ahead of us if we hang on to hope.


​'Still Life– Aloe Vera', Acrylic on Stonehenge paper By Joseph Luczynski 

Price $500.00 

50cm H x 36cm W Unframed


​'Cherry Blossom', Oil on Canvas By Faramarz Mokhtarpour 

Price $500.00 

60cm H x 40cm W Unframed


​'Roses Coquetry', Oil on Canvas By Faramarz Mokhtarpour 

Price $600.00 

70cm H x 50cm W Unframed


​'Rose Basket', Oil on Canvas By Faramarz Mokhtarpour 

Price $700.00 

80cm W x 40cm W Unframed


​'Azaleas and Geraniums and Fabric', Oil on board By Elizabeth Moore Golding 

Price $750.00 

40cm H x 50cm W Unframed 

This year our small garden has produced a mass of different coloured azaleas and geraniums. The silver jug and fabrics I added as a challenge, using time of which I have a good deal at the moment.


​'It must be Spring', Pen and watercolour on board By Elizabeth Moore Golding

Price $450.00 

42cm H x 52cm W Unframed 

Confinement at home can bring many pleasures, especially on a brilliant sunny day when the flowers inside and out are so beautiful.


​'Tribute to Degas', Oil by Kathryn Morgana-Aprile

Price $350.00 

40cm H x 51cm W x 3cm D Unframed


​'Brittany Plate'. Oil By Kathryn Morgana-Aprile

Price $350.00 

40cm H x 51cm W x 3cm D Unframed


​'Twigs'. Oil on Canvas By Susan Morris 

SOLD

45cm H x 55cm W x 3.5cm D Framed 

A peaceful, composed botanical study of eucalyptus leaves and gum nuts. The soft greys and greens of the subject are softly lit against a dark ground highlighting their natural elegance and form.


​'Ripe and Juicy'. Oil on canvas By Nathan Moshinsky 

Price $350.00 

40.5cm H x 30.5cm W x 3cm D Unframed 

I was exploring colour relationships and forms in this work.


​'Shutter Series, Reflection 3'. Oil on Canvas By Jill Nicol 

Price $450.00 

51cm H x 41cm W Framed


​'Shutter Series, Reflection 4'. Oil on Canvas By Jill Nicol 

Price $450.00 

51cm H x 41cm W Framed


​'A Birthday Bunch'. Pastel By Faye Owen 

Price $850.00 

80cm H x 71cm W x 4cm D Framed 

Flowers have long been an important part of my life including time teaching floristry. As an artist I find they lend themselves beautifully to the pastel medium.


​'Looking Out'. Oil By Faye Owen

Price $560.00

31cm H x 36cm W x 4cm D Framed 

Didn’t have to go far to find this view from my easel.


​'Banksia Love'. Oil on canvas board By Vivi Palegeorge 

Price $550.00 

33.5cm H x 33.5cm W x 5.5cm D Framed 

This painting is box framed in natural white oak


​'Native Joy', Oil on stretched canvas By Vivi Palegeorge 

Price $750.00 

50.5cm H x 40.5cm W x 3.5cm D Unframed 

This oil painting is on a stretched canvas and ready to hang.


​'Buddha in the Garden', Oil on Canvas Board By Les Pascoe 

Price $550.00 

40.6cm H x50.8cm W x 3mm D Unframed


​'Sugarbush', Oil on Canvas Board By Les Pascoe 

Price $450.00 

50.8cm H x 61cm W x 3mm D Unframed 

I was captured by the colour and rhythmical form of this native Sugarbush in the garden.


​'Still Life', Oil on Board By Robyn Pridham 

Price $800.00 

61cm H x 51cm W Unframed


​'From the arrangement', Gouache By Jo Reitze 

Price $1,000.00 

63cm H x 53cm W x 1.5cm D Framed 

‘From the arrangement’ is a gouache impression. It is painted freely with lyrical mark-making, capturing a section of an imposing floral arrangement from direct observation. The vibrancy and joyous colours of this painting will lift your spirits. Like all my paintings this work celebrate nature’s beauty and restorative qualities.


​'Cottage Garden', Gouache By Jo Reitze 

Price $1,000.00 

62cm H x 52cm W x 1.5cm D 

Framed ‘Cottage Garden’ captures the essence of my Surrey Hills’ garden from a close vantage point. Recognizable flowers such as plectranthus, plumbago and geraniums are captured with lyrical mark-making and joyous, vibrant colours. Garden subjects are the ongoing focus of my oeuvre. My paintings celebrate nature’s beauty and restorative qualities.


​'Yellow Iris', Oil on canvas By Ron Reynolds 

Price $1,700.00 

61cm H x 77cm W Unframed


​'Red Geranium with Red Line', Oil on canvas By Ron Reynolds 

Price $1,200.00 

56cm H x 56cm W Unframed


​'Gum Leaves', Oil on canvas By Ron Reynolds 

Price $1,000.00 

31cm H x 31cm W Unframed


​'Chrysanthemums', Oil on canvas board By Cristina Rivera Lucioni 

Price $420.00 

35.6cm H x 45.7cm W Unframed 

Spring has finally arrived bringing an array of colours back into our lives. These vibrant flowers against a dark background represent the joy of spring against a long ISO Melbourne winter.


​'Tulips', Oil on canvas board By Cristina Rivera Lucioni 

SOLD

35.6cm H x 45.7cm W Unframed 

Spring has finally arrived bringing an array of colours back into our lives. These vibrant flowers against a dark background represent the joy of spring against a long ISO Melbourne winter.


​'Roses', Oil on canvas board By Cristina Rivera Lucioni 

Price $580.00 

45.5cm H x 56cm W Framed 

Spring has finally arrived bringing an array of colours back into our lives. These vibrant flowers against a dark background represent the joy of spring against a long ISO Melbourne winter.


​'Succulent', Oil on canvas By Robert Sedman 

NFS


​'Autumn Medlars', Pastel By Jill Shalless 

Price $1,850.00 

63cm H x 49cm W Unframed


​'Interior with White Tablecloth', Watercolour By Clive Sinclair 

Price $1,200.00 

60cm H x 90cm W Framed 

This was painted from a sheet I spread on an old table. I was trying to have the effect of floating through space.


​'Figuerola, Illyarrie and Old Rocking Chair', Oil By Gregory R Smith 

Price $3,000.00 76.2cm 

H x 60.96cm W Unframed


​'Rogaska & Nasturtiums', French Acrylic on fine linen canvas By Zulu (Heather Towns) 

Price $4,000.00 

90cm H x 100cm W Unframed

I am really loving working with glass and playing with the reflections on and around the glass or in this case the Rogaska Crystal.


​'The Crystal Bowl', French Acrylic on fine linen canvas By Zulu (Heather Towns) 

Price $3,500.00 

86cm H x 100cm W Framed 

I am really loving working with glass and playing with the reflections on and around the glass or in this case the Rogaska crystal.


​'On the Mantle', French Acrylic on fine linen canvas By Zulu (Heather Towns) 

Price $650.00 

60cm H x 60cm W Unframed 

These are 2 pottery vases sitting on my fire place mantle. A happy COVID-19 painting in winter months.


​'Flowers 2020', French Acrylic on fine linen canvas By Zulu (Heather Towns) 

Price $1,400.00 

80cm H x 140cm W x 4cm D Framed 

Simple graphic shapes really appeal to me as they imply what they are rather than be visually descriptive.


​'Comforting', Sculpture Glazed Earthenware By Manfred Tursky 

Price $400.00 

21cm H x 15cm x 11cm


​'Striving', Sculpture, Glazed Earthenware By Manfred Tursky 

Price $300.00 

30cm H x 9cm x 9cm


​'Passion', Oil By Ursula Tursky 

Price $400.00 

51cm H x 41cm W Unframed


​'Gloriosa Lilies', Oil By Ursula Tursky

Price $300.00 

40cm H x 25cm W Unframed


​'Tulips', Ink and watercolour on paper By Hans Van Weerd 

Price $300.00 

49cm H x 59cm W Unframed


​'Freesias', Ink, watercolour and gouache on paper By Hans Van Weerd

Price $250.00 

29cm H x 21cm W Unframed


​'Lemons in Chinese Bowl', Ink, watercolour and acrylic on paper By Hans Van Weerd 

Price $250.00 

29cm H x 29cm W Unframed


​'Gladiolas', Ink and watercolour on paper By Hans Van Weerd 

Price $300.00 

59cm H x 42cm W Unframed


​'Indigenous Bouquet', Oil on Canvas By John Wakefield 

Price $950.00 

60cm W x 50cm W x .5cm D Unframed 

I tried to capture the character and beauty of these unique flowers rather than their botany.


'A Moment of Reflection', Oil in linen By Ray Wilson

​Price $700.00 

60cm H x 49cm W x 3cm D Framed 

Modern impressionist still life oil painting from life on Belgian linen. Framed under glass with 5cm white matt and frame.​


'Writer’s Block', Oil in linen By Ray Wilson

​Price $700.00 

60cm H x 49cm W x 3cm D Framed 

Modern impressionist still life oil painting from life on Belgian linen. Framed under glass with 5cm white matt and frame.


'Lisianthus', Oil in linen By Ray Wilson

​Price $700.00 

60cm H x 49cm W x 3cm D Framed 

Modern impressionist still life oil painting from life on Belgian linen. Framed under glass with 5cm white matt and frame.​


​'Blossoming as usual', Oil on canvas By Serena Xue 

Price $550.00 

51cm H x 42.5cm W x 2.7cm D Framed


​'Missing', Oil on Board By Lihong Zhang 

Price $300.00 

25cm H x 30cm W x 0.6cm D Unframed