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  • www.qasarts.orgwww.qasarts.org

    February 2020

    Newsletter A brush with the News

    DEBBIE MAREE’S

    234 Crawford Street Queanbeyan Telephone: 02 6299 3335

    FA S H I O N BOUTIQUE

    PATRONS: Frank Pangallo MBE and Mrs Hope Marland AM MBE (d). LIFE MEMBERS: Frank Alcock (d), Laurel Blyton, Julie Ballis, Judy Barber, Rosanna Burston, Frank Bresnik (d), Barry Cranston, Jean Daniel (d), Trevor Hardy (d), M. Kaczmarowski (d), Bob Kalivoda (d), S. Gerritsma, Phil Greinke, Jill Greinke, Jean Helmers (d), Royce Howlett (d), Belinda Ingram, June Larkin, B McCooey (d), Hope Marland (d), Ivy McDonald (d), Pam Padovan, Frank Pangallo, Elaine Perrin, S. Peristoma (d), Derek Rogers, Joy Rogers (d), E. Stephens, Ron Vella and Pauline Weeks (d). COMMITTEE 2019-20: Barry Cranston (Pres.), Belinda Ingram (Vice-Pres.), Rosanna Burston (Sec.), Dee Broadman (Tres.), Maria Bendall, Karen Hall, Di Mortimer, Pam Padovan, Patricia Reynolds, Kevin Richardson, Jenny Roset, Sukvinder Saggu. (Page 6 Page 6 all committee contact details). HON. AUDITOR: 2018: James Hibberson2018: James Hibberson. HON. PUBLIC OFFICERHON. PUBLIC OFFICER: Julie Ballis (L.M.). QAS GALLERY: : P.O. Box 567 Queanbeyan NSW 2620 6 Trinculo Place Queanbeyan NSW (under the bridge on the bank of the Queanbeyan River) 0262978181. ABN 93932115260 web www.qasarts.org email cranstons@westnet.com.au

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    BOOK WORKSHOPBOOK WORKSHOP

    QAS CALENDAR QAS CALENDAR HISTORYHISTORY

    COASTIES ARTCOASTIES ART

    ISLA FEATURESISLA FEATURES

    QAS SPONSORSHIP WILL INCREASE QAS SPONSORSHIP WILL INCREASE TTHE 2020 QAS art year begins with the news that two of the Art Society’s sponsors will 2020 QAS art year begins with the news that two of the Art Society’s sponsors will increase the sponsorship for their Art Competition/Exhibitionsincrease the sponsorship for their Art Competition/Exhibitions. . The The AUSTRALIAN DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETIES Molonglo Plains AUSTRALIAN DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETIES Molonglo Plains sponsors the annual Young Artist Art Competition/ Exhibition in October and will sponsors the annual Young Artist Art Competition/ Exhibition in October and will increase their support for this growing and popular QAS event. increase their support for this growing and popular QAS event. The local AD-The local AD- FAS is fast developing a greater bond with the QAS, holding their AGM/Annual FAS is fast developing a greater bond with the QAS, holding their AGM/Annual Lunch at the Gallery. Lunch at the Gallery. The 2019 The 2019 AUSCERTAUSCERT (Building Certifiers) (Building Certifiers) Art Competition/Exhibition was the most Art Competition/Exhibition was the most successful QAS Christmas Party in December with 150 works entered. successful QAS Christmas Party in December with 150 works entered. Ten paintings were sold in the first week. Both these two loyal sponsors Ten paintings were sold in the first week. Both these two loyal sponsors have committed to increase prize money for their sponsored competitions. have committed to increase prize money for their sponsored competitions. Another major sponsor is interested in increasing the prize money and will make an Another major sponsor is interested in increasing the prize money and will make an announcement later on in the year. announcement later on in the year. Members please advise the secretary if Members please advise the secretary if you know of anyone who might be interested in any form of sponsorship. you know of anyone who might be interested in any form of sponsorship.

    MOLONGLO PLAINSMOLONGLO PLAINS

    AUSCERTAUSCERT

    QAS ANYTHING GOES FOR BUSHFIRE APPEAL QAS ANYTHING GOES FOR BUSHFIRE APPEAL

    AARTISTS have come to the fore to support the Bushfire Appeal by RTISTS have come to the fore to support the Bushfire Appeal by creating a Queanbeyan Art Society creating a Queanbeyan Art Society ‘hanging record’ ‘hanging record’ and availing and availing viewers with one of the best Art Exhibitions hung in the Gallery. viewers with one of the best Art Exhibitions hung in the Gallery. The Open to All Artists Anything Goes Exhibition/Sale had proceeds going The Open to All Artists Anything Goes Exhibition/Sale had proceeds going to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal. Many artists donated their works to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal. Many artists donated their works and QAS gave all entry fees and commissions to the cause. and QAS gave all entry fees and commissions to the cause. Many long time members of the Society have said they had never seen Many long time members of the Society have said they had never seen such a overall quality collection at the Gallery and other records are such a overall quality collection at the Gallery and other records are bound to be set. Several paintings walked out the door before bound to be set. Several paintings walked out the door before opening and new member opening and new member Peter Schlumpp Peter Schlumpp sold three. sold three.

    SOLDSOLD

    NNEW QAS member EW QAS member Peter Schlumpp’s Peter Schlumpp’s work work proved so popular they proved so popular they sold the day all the works sold the day all the works were hung.were hung. It is unusual It is unusual for paintings to sell before for paintings to sell before any Exhibition is opened. any Exhibition is opened. A couple of art lovers A couple of art lovers walked off the street and walked off the street and after viewing the record after viewing the record number of works for the number of works for the gallery paid for the gallery paid for the Schlumpp three! Schlumpp three!

    ART WALKING OUT THE DOOR ART WALKING OUT THE DOOR

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