Thursday, October 20, 2011

Our DEMO by John Perkins on Oct 11th

This month we had feature artist Oil Painter John Perkins F.R.A.S. for our October Art Demonstration on Tuesday 11th October at our Monthly meeting. John did an inspiring boating scene.

John is a widely recognised traditional oil artist who has pursued various subjects, yet is most renowned for his marine, streetscapes & still life paintings. Sought after as a demonstrator and Art Judge for exhibitions, he has been a Tutor for over 35 years.  A regular at the Mitchell School of Arts Bathurst, Grafton Arts Fest  & Combined Art Societies Art in Action.  John conducted weekly classes for Drummoyne & Parramatta Art Societies over many years, now working on request.  John is a Fellow and a Council Member of the Royal Art Society of NSW, former President and Life Member of Drummoyne Art Society, Honorary Member of Lane Cove Art Society and Inaugural President of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney. He has been awarded over 50 first prizes and many highly commended awards throughout his career, continuing to exhibit and gain accolades such as the Lloyd Rees, Waterford and Joshua Smith Awards.

Here is a photo of John with his work that was done on the night.

We are looking forward to our John Perkins Full Day Workshop which will be held at our Yarramundi Community Center Hall on 6th November. We have a couple of spaces left if you would like to attend - $45 for members and $50 for Non members. Contact Narelle 02 4565 9222 for more info.

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