October 2016 Meeting

Date – Sunday 2 October 2016
Time – 1:30pm to 4:00 pm
Venue – Coldstream Community Centre, Kelso Street, Coldstream – Melways Map 281 B10

Demonstration – The demonstrator this month will be Joseph Attard, who will be working in oils. He will focus on demonstrating seascape painting.

In 1980, Joseph was Harold Freedman’s assistant on that artist’s renowned public mosaic and painted murals.

As well as painting, Joseph conducts art classes for the Diamond Valley Arts Society.

His many awards include:

2005 – Pastel Society of Victoria – Best Figure Painting in show
2003 – Diamond Valley Artist Society Acquisition Show – Best in show – Best pastel
2002 – The Australian Art Excellence Medallion
2001 – The Alice Bale Award for oil painting.
2001 – The Tom Roberts Award – portraiture (Heidelberg Heritage Artists).
2001 – Australian Guild of Realist Artists Winter Exhibition prize.
2000 – The John Balmain Award for figure drawing,
2001-2003 – Finalist – Alice Bale Travel Award.
2001- Finalist – Camberwell Prize Travel Award.

Joseph’s demonstration promises to be full of new ideas and points of interest.

Entry Fees – Members – $6 Visitors – $7 (First meeting free)