Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Life Drawing Exhibition 19th - 21st September, 2014

Life Drawing & painting Group

Blue Mountains Creative Arts Centre, Glenbrook
Official Opening
Friday 19th September –
 7pm to 9pm

Open- Saturday 20th –
9am - 5pm &
Sunday 21st – 9am - 4pm

Cnr Great Western Hwy & Ross Street
(Side entry- Glenbrook Theatre)

Enquiries– Joy - (02) 4739 2413


Monday, July 21, 2014

BMAN Grand View Exhibition

Hello everyone,
This is a final reminder the closing date for the Grand View Three Exhibition is 5.00pm this Friday 25th July. Because of other commitments Jan Andersen will not be able to let you know she has received your entry until late Friday or early Saturday morning. However, she will let you know as soon as she can.

Entry forms should be mailed to: BMAN P O BOX 416, Katoomba, 2780 OR email the form with jpeg images of your work to Janet Andersen: rik.andersen7@gmail.com

We hope to see you at the Exhibition Opening Night at 6.30pm Monday 11th August, 2014 at the Grand View Hotel, Wentworth Falls.

Kind regards

Monday, June 16, 2014

BMAN Exhibition

BMAN is seeking entries from artists wishing to exhibit their work at the Grand View Three exhibition from 11th August  to 25th October. This exhibition has a limited number of spaces available. The exhibition space allows 14 works to be displayed and we have to limit artists to a maximum of two entries each. However we encourage you to enter as the Grand View is quite busy at this time of year and the room is often booked for functions when most sales have occurred.

There are some size restrictions which are spelt out in the attached Exhibition Terms and Conditions of Entry for Exhibitions at the GRAND VIEW GALLERY.

Entry to this exhibition is free.

Entry forms and Terms and Conditions can also be downloaded fromhttp://www.bman.org.au/exhibitions/exhibition-entry-forms

5.00pm Friday 25 July
Send to Janet Andersenrik.andersen7@gmail.com
[phone contact 4739 3885]
Mon 4 August
Sat 9 August
Mon 11 August

The forms need to be mailed to: BMAN P O BOX 416, Katoomba, 2780 or email the form with jpeg images of your work to Janet Andersen: (rik.andersen7@gmail.com)  who is organising this exhibition. Janet will be the contact for any questions relating to this exhibition.

The closing date for entries is 5.00pm Friday 25th July 2014.

The opening time and date for the exhibition is 6.30pm Monday 11th August 2014 at the Grand View. We welcome all of you to come along and meet other members.

I hope you can be part of the exhibition.

Kind regards

Monday, April 21, 2014

2014 Annual Members' Art & Craft Exhibition

past exhibition
past exhibition
past exhibition 
past exhibition

OFFICIAL OPENING - Friday Evening – 23rd May, 7-9pm
OPEN: Saturday & Sunday 24th and 25th May, 9am - 5pm

VENUE: Glenbrook Theatre (hall side entry)
Cnr Great Western Hwy & Ross Street, Glenbrook

Unique pottery, paintings and artistic creations for sale.
 Pick your favourite creation!

This is a fantastic opportunity to mix and mingle, exchange ideas and interact with people interested in art, so please join us.

Free Admission
past exhibition

Friday, March 28, 2014

Pastel Workshop

with Grace Paleg – Established Local Pastel Artist

Saturday & Sunday, 10 &11 May
9.30am to 4.30pm, Batemans Bay, $250


Enjoy two days focusing on the sensitivity of your eyes (your greatest art tool) and learning what it is that you really see.
Your hand and brain will then have their way in expressing who you are.
This workshop will be spent on your individual still life which you learn to choreograph.
Decide what it is that interests you most and bring those objects along.
We shall be considering placement, lighting composition line form colour and above all tone.
Our aim is to recreate objects on surface using light shadow and reflection.

Limited places. Enrol early. Phone 44729202.

Many Thanks

Glenda Heys
Marketing Coordinator
Adult Ed

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Call for Volunteers

Would you like the exciting opportunity to become an integral part of

Sculpture at Scenic World 2014 by volunteering?

We are seeking reliable and enthusiastic people who are keen to be part of this year’s

Sculpture at Scenic World. As a volunteer, you will meet new people, enjoy exciting

cultural experiences and have an active part in communicating with the many visitors

that frequent Scenic World.

Our volunteers play an important role in the delivery of one of the Blue Mountains’

most exciting annual events. The role of the volunteer will focus on informing visitors

about the exhibition and ensuring the safety of artworks.

As part of this exciting opportunity, volunteers will help by facilitating our indoor

exhibition, Sculpture Otherwise. This exhibition features the exhibiting artist’s drawings,

maquettes, videos, sound composition and small sculptures. This year’s exhibition will

be running between 24th

If you enjoy meeting and working with the public and artists, this is the volunteer

opportunity for you! For more information, and if you would like to be part of this

exciting program please contact us at info@scenicworld.com.au

 April – 18th

 May, 2014.

Monday, January 6, 2014


Portrait of Marion Halligan
Artist Leeanne Crisp with portrait subject Marion Halligan(Canberra Writer)
Photo by Peter Hislop


Date: Sat & Sun, 1 and 2 February 201410am to 5pm
Location: Batemen’s Bay, Adult Ed Education Centre

Leeanne Crisp MA Visual Arts
Enjoy a weekend workshop painting, with Leeanne Crisp acclaimed portrait painter and academic from Canberra.  Leeanne has work in the National Portrait Gallery and has been in many prizes including the Archibald and Portia Geach. This workshop is for anyone interested in portraits and painting.  It is constructed for people with any level of experience with activities that will develop both your understanding of the portrait and build skills in observing and translating what you see into engaging images. You will come away with practical skills but also a much deeper appreciation of the portrait as a form of communication. For those interested in entering the Doug Moran, the Archibald or the Shirley Hannan portrait prizes, this workshop will provide invaluable insights. Book soon, limited to 10 students only.

About the ArtistLeeanne Crisp is a full time visual artist and educator with 40 years experience. Her current projects embrace figurative, still life, landscape and portrait painting projects with an emphasis on pictorial structure as it relates to embodiment. Leeanne's interests range from art history and theory, art museum education, psychology, neurobiology, film, literature and increasingly -music.
Leeanne has a Master's degree in Painting from ANU and 8 solo shows (Canberra Museum and Gallery, ANU, Solander, Tynte St, CAS Sth Australia) and over sixty group exhibitions. These include Archibald and Dobell Drawing Prizes at the AGNSW, Portia Geach National Women's Portrait Prize(4 times), Blake Prize for Religious Art, National Portrait Gallery 'Sampling recent Australian Portraiture' for the opening of Commonwealth Place and 'Masters of Fare', The Alice Prize, Chapman Gallery, ANCA and M16 studios. Work is in The National Library Visual Collection, The National Portrait Gallery Canberra, Canberra Writers Centre and Adelaide University Students Union. She has won the Tuggeranong Art Prize, The ANU Drawing Prize. She is the recipient of an Arts ACT grant.
Residencies include, Michaelis Art school Cape Town (1998) and Bundanon (3 times). Leeanne has curated shows for both the Academy of Science (Canberra) and Works on Paper exhibitions between Cape Town and Canberra, touring to Poland.
2011 Winner John Copes Watercolour Prize, In EMSLA Still Life Prize Coffs Harbour, Portrait Artists Australia Exhibition Melbourne.

Venue: Batmen’s Bay, Adult Ed Education Centre
42 Orient St., Batemans Bay NSW, 2550
Course: $295.00
To Enrol: Phone 4472 9202 or email enrolments@eaec.edu.auHurry limited to 10 places only!