Gallery Open 11:30am to 4:30pm

Weekends, Australia Day, Labour Day, Good Friday and the Monday after Easter
Proudly supported by Parks Victoria

Friday 27 March 2015

A4 Art Australia continues...

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

A National Exhibition of A4-sized contemporary art in an incredible range of styles and subjects - a delight to the eye and the imagination!

If you have not yet been to see our exhibiton A4 Art Australia, it continues this weekend (28, 29 March) and the Easter Holiday long-weekend (4, 5 & 6 April).

There are many beautiful and imaginitive artworks in our show of over 370 A4 sized artworks still awaiting a red sticker, so come along and snap up your favourite ones! Prices are quite affordable. All 2-dimensional artworks come complete with a stylish black frame (under glass). You don't need much wall space to hang one or two!

Access to Herring Island (located in the Yarra River, Melbourne, between Richmond and South Yarra) is by Parks Victoria Punt Service 11am-5pm (on the dates mentioned above) leaving from Como Landing South Yarra, and the Gallery is open from 11.30am to 4.30pm.

See the Mini Review of the official opening last Saturday (21 March) on our website with a
photo gallery to give you an idea of what to expect.
Check out our website for more info.

Wednesday 25 March 2015

A4 Art Australia 2015 is open!

The exhibition was opened by the Mayor of Stonnington,
Cr Melina Sehr, accompanied by Cr John McMorrow
The 21st March was a great day - and the weather was kind too. Around 100 people enjoyed the opening and the island and the work was well received.

Guests enjoyed refreshments at the opening

Some of the 378 artworks on display
CAS President Robert Lee thanked Cr Melina Sehr,
Mayor of Stonnington, for opening the exhibition

Guests during the opening speeches

Wednesday 18 March 2015

They framed 362 works....

no wonder the president looks tired.....
A4Art is.... A4 sized....
hard to pick a favourite...

hanging is Friday 20th (beware the Ides of March) then the grand opening on 21st at 12 noon.....
See you there - see the invitation here

Tuesday 17 March 2015

At Last the A4 Art Show!

Your invitation to
A4 Art Australia
An initiative of the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc.

A National exhibition of A4-sized contemporary art in an incredible 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 us at the opening at the Herring Island Gallery in a little over a week's time. Our exhibition celebrates the diversity of contemporary art produced by over 140 artists from all across Australia.

A downloadable A4 invitation is available on our website HERE - please circulate the invitation to your friends, family and colleagues.
Note: The invitation contains a list of all the artists in the show!
Help us spread the word by printing out the A4 invitation, (colour or B&W) giving to friends or put it up at your local library, shops or community notice boards. If you cannot come along because you live too far away, maybe you have some friends in Melbourne who might like to know about the show.
Official opening and exhibition launch:
Saturday 21st MARCH, 12 noon to 2pm
at the Herring Island Gallery on Herring Island in inner-city South Yarra, Melbourne.

Over 370 distinctive A4-sized artworks will be on show, covering almost every imaginable subject, and all for sale at
very affordable prices! Created in a wide range of media including - acrylic, aquatint, bronze, ceramic, charcoal, clay, collage, crayon, digital print, enamel, etching, felting, giclee print, gouache, graphite, ink, linocut, mixed media, oil pastel, pastel, pen, pencil, photography, polymer, porcelain, textile & watercolour, our collection of A4 artworks is truly a feast for the eye!

Our A4AA exhibition runs: 21, 22, 28, 29 MARCH & 4, 5 & 6 APRIL 2015.

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

Herring Island Gallery hours: 11.30 am to 4.30 pm

How to get there? Go to 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
Parks Victoria punt service from Como Landing (Melway Ref 2MC2) Punt fees are: $2 per person or $5 per family. Pensioners, unemployed and children under 12 travel free.

NOTE: All artworks exhibited in A4 Art Australia 2015 will also be displayed on the CAS website at the end of the exhibition.
Check-out our website for more info.

Kind regards,

Robert Lee, President
Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc.
PO Box 283 Richmond Vic 3121
enquiries: phone: (03) 9428 0568

Thursday 12 March 2015

And a great opening it was...

Contemporary by Nature is a great show - a wonderful diversity of media, styles and stories... and you only have one more weekend to see it. Here are some images from the opening to whet your apetite:

CAS President Robert Lee and Cr John McMorrow at
the opening of "Contemporary by Nature"

the crowd at the opening of "Contemporary by Nature"