Abstract Landscapes in Mixed Media

A workshop with Dr Sue Wood

‘Free up your art by exploring a process led approach to making abstract expressionist landscapes using mixed media on paper.

 

20/21 July
$379 (Members $303)

 

In this workshop participants will explore a process led approach to making expressive abstract landscapes using mixed media on paper

TESTAMUR 6 IS OPEN!

CAW MEMBERS EXHIBITION
Entries Now Open, get yours in early!
Thursday 8 August 2024 – 1 September 2024

ART GROUPS

CAW has eleven art groups throughout the week, drawing, painting, printmaking, portraiture, life drawing and more.  Art groups are not tutored but everyone contributes ideas and suggestions.
As the Canberra winter sets in wouldn’t you like to spend some time in a nice warm studio getting creative with a wonderful group of like minded people?
Try as many as you like, contact the conveners for more information.

 

WINE PAINT AND PIZZA Sept 13

Another Great Event!

Wine Paint & Pizza with Stephen Clively, round up the usual suspects and make a night of it!

MAVIS HALL GRANT TRUST

Need $5K to make art?

This year the Mavis Hall Trust Grant is TWO grants of $5000 each!  What are you waiting for?

Image Credit:  Cassandra Dove, Wabi-sabi

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1948

Canberra Art Club

1950

Canberra University

OUR HISTORY

OUR ORIGINAL BUILDING

FLASHBACK

Flashback

How CAW exhibited in 1954.

Each ‘On Show’ exhibition by CAW makes history in its own ways.
As it happens, one of CAW’s friends, Dr Alan Jones, has been researching Canberra’s art societies.
We are grateful to Alan for discovering in the National Library the room sheet for our fifth annual exhibition in 1954.
Back then, Canberra Art Workshop was called the Canberra Art Club.
The 1954 exhibition included ‘hero’ paintings by three of the then modernist gods of the Sydney art scene, Roland Wakelin, Margo Lewers and Jean Bellette.
They provided six of the 75 paintings in the show (look at the prices!)
Our 1954 exhibition was turbocharged by including these ‘big name’ contemporary artists to boost visitor numbers.
And, nationally-known art personalities were directly involved with our organisation in other ways at that time.

Seven Decades of Art Activism

Over the decades, Canberra Art Workshop (back when we were called the Canberra Art Club) has been active in lobbying for the creation of the national capital’s major visual arts institutions.
Artists from around Australia have been associated with Canberra Art Workshop — including household names like Max Meldrum, John Coburn, Clifton Pugh, John Brack and Lloyd Rees.
It’s worth having a look at where Canberra Art Workshop came from and what we’ve achieved.