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Friday, 25 February 2022

Your invitation to Opening of A4 ART AUSTRALIA National Exhibition 2022 at Herring Island Gallery

 Your invitation to...

A4 Art Australia... 2022
An initiative of the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc.

A National exhibition of A4-sized artworks in an astounding range of styles and subjects
- a delight to the eye and the imagination!


The President and Committee of the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria warmly invites you to join with us for refreshments at the OPENING of our nineth annual A4 Art Australia coming up soon on Saturday 5 MARCH between 12 noon and 2pm at the Herring Island Gallery, Melbourne. Our exhibition celebrates the diversity of contemporary art produced by artists from all across the states and territories of Australia. Over 200 artists have contributed to the colourful, enchanting and imaginative exhibition of over 600 affordable artworks in our show. All for sale! Something to suit every home, or the perfect gift.

If you can't make it to the opening, there are plenty of opportunities to see the show because it is on for 7 weekends until 18 April (see the list of dates below).

A downloadable A4 invitation is available on our website HERE . We encourage you to come along to the opening with family, friends and art-lovers in your circle. #A4ArtAustralia

Help us spread the word by printing out the A4 invitation (colour or B&W) and giving to friends or put it up at your local library, art suppliers, shops or community notice boards, or post on your social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc). Bring your friends/family to the show!

Official opening and exhibition launch:
Saturday 5 March, 12 noon to 2pm
at the Herring Island Gallery on Herring Island in inner-city South Yarra, Melbourne.
The exhibition will be officially opened by Robert Lee president of the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria. The exhibition is proudly supported by Parks Victoria.

• There will be over 600 original A4-sized artworks and sculptures on show, covering almost every imaginable subject, and created in a wide range of media including - acrylic, aquatint, bronze, charcoal, collage, crayon, digital print, enamel, etching, gouache, graphite, ink, linocut, mixed media, oil pastel, pastel, pen, pencil, photography, polymer, textile & watercolour!

The exhibition is showing on the following dates:
MARCH: Saturday 5, Sunday 6, 
Saturday 12, Sunday 13, Monday 14,
Saturday 19, Sunday 20,
Saturday 26, Sunday 27,
APRIL: Saturday 2, Sunday 3,
Saturday 9, Sunday 10,
Good Friday 15, Saturday 16, Sunday 17,
Easter Monday 18 April 2022

• This exhibition is part of the Herring Island Summer Arts Festival.

• Check out our TWITTER and our Instagram and Facebook feeds for more info.

• Herring Island Gallery hours: 11.30am to 4.30pm on opening days only (on the above dates)

• How to get there? Go to www.herringislandfestival.org.au for directions.

• Herring Island really is an island - it's in the middle of the Yarra River! Access is only by boat or punt. Catch the FREE Parks Victoria punt service from Como Landing, Alexandra Avenue, South Yarra (Melway Ref 2MC2 - near Kanteen CafĂ©). The Punt runs 11am to 5pm on exhibition days.

• All artworks exhibited in A4 Art Australia 2021 will also be displayed on the CAS website-gallery during and after the exhibition. You can order and pay for your artworks (if unsold/available) online via our web gallery.

Friday, 11 February 2022

Opening Saturday 12th February - Valley Potters "Shaping Earth"

The opening will be held between 12 and 2 on Saturday 12th February. The artists look forward to seeing you there.

Valley Potters will be showing "Shaping Earth" every weekend from 12th to 27th February 2022. The gallery on Herring Island is open 11:30am to 4:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays and the Parks Victoria free punt service runs from Como Landing to Herring Island on demand from 11am to 5pm.

Image: Bernadette Skinner "Iron Lotus"

Friday, 17 December 2021

Your invitation to the 2022 Herring Island Summer Arts Festival

 

The 17th Herring Island Summer Arts Festival

The 17th Herring Island Summer Arts Festival will run on weekends and public holidays from 15th January to 18th April 2022.

There will be three exhibitions in the series:

The Association of Sculptors of Victoria exhibition "Zoom Out"  runs from 15th January to 6th February

The Valley Potters' "Shaping Earth" runs from 12th February to 27th February

The Contemporary Art Society Inc offers The National Exhibition of A4 Artwork from 5th March to 18th April 2022.