Gift ideas for the artist you know and love

It is always a great thing to receive a gift voucher because you can choose exactly what you want or need, when you want it or need it.

Artroomers has gift vouchers for framing and art materials, all year round, for any amount, small or large.

A4 gift voucher

Last minute framing up until Christmas Eve is available at Artroomers with access to a huge range of mouldings and mount boards that are in stock.

Last minute scanning and printing of your treasured photograph or document is also available.

New to Artroomers is a small range of art books ranging from art theory, history, design and art techniques. Some of these books are new and will be arriving Thursday December 19. The second-hand ones are in excellent condition and have been used as references in the teaching of art history, theory and practice.

In stock and more arriving Thursday December 19:

Boxed sets of paints or inks are a very welcome gift.

WN box sets

Travel packs of watercolours and oil paints are useful and appreciated gifts.

WN field sets

Little known but largely used is our lay-by facility. Artworks can be paid off over time at your convenience.

"Margaret meets Agnes at Ernabella" 2012 oil on canvases can be viewed at Mark Chance's Primary Espresso Bowral

“Margaret meets Agnes at Ernabella” 2012            oil on canvases 91 x 137cm                                        On view at Mark Chance’s café, Primary Espresso Bowral                                                   $2600 framed

December Christmas poster

Deposits or full payments for courses is another exciting gift to give (or receive!).

Sturt Summer School has a limited number of places left. This is always an exciting event and participants are fully absorbed in their chosen subject for 5 days straight. Special bonus is the various free artists’ talks and slide shows throughout the week. Totally consuming! Starts January 6.

If winter is more appealing, Sturt has now established a Winter School program, and will soon present a short course program for 2014.

www.sturt.nsw.edu.au

Local artist Sara Farmer has a comprehensive course brochure for her private courses. Click on the links below for full information on a range of courses.

Brochure Term 1 2014 Draft Studio Postcard 2014

Draft Studio Postcard 2014

The Bowral District Art Society, also has a vast range of workshops and term courses for all levels of artists and budding artists.

www.bdasgallery.com

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Local Art News for November

It’s that time again – The Southern Highlands Arts Festival will take place over the month of November.

Hardcopy brochures can be picked up at Artroomers among other places, and you can also view information at http://www.shaf.com.au.

As part of the Arts Festival, Artroomers Artspace will be showing life drawings with their progression, by interpretation, into finished artworks. These works, by Robyn Kinsela, will include male and female figure studies, sketches and explorations using various techniques and materials demonstrating the development of finished drawings and paintings.

This exhibition starts Friday 1 November and continues until Saturday 30 November.     A full catalogue of all the exhibited works will be posted next week.

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The following drawing can be seen at the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery where it will be exhibited as one of the finalists in the Open Art Prize, judged and opened by highly regarded artist G.W.Bot. The winner will be announced on Friday 1 November at 6pm and the exhibition continues to 16 November. For more news about Goulburn Regional Art Gallery: www.grag.com.au

"Momentary Stillness" by Robyn Kinsela. Pastel, charcoal and collage on Arches paper, 100x150cm

“Momentary Stillness” by Robyn Kinsela.       Pastel, charcoal and collage on Arches paper, 100x150cm

An exhibition at the BDAS Gallery, not to be missed, is on view for only 2 days next weekend from 10am – 5pm. These are works by Tracey Miller‘s painting and pastel students: www.bdasgallery.com

Invitation - Final 26.09.13

And, since it is still on until Tuesday 29 October, make sure you get along to the fabulous show by Sandy Gill and Sue Meredith at the BDAS Gallery.

October’s exhibition celebrates the 25th Anniversary for Artroomers

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This gallery contains 82 photos.

artroomers was established in Mittagong in 1988 by Stuart and Robyn Kinsela after they secured several large art commissions that were going to need specific framing and ongoing access to art materials. Since 2001, Stuart has made picture framing his fulltime occupation and … Continue reading

More than Thirty CREATIVE WOMEN

Thirty-six creative women to be exact!

This month at Artroomers Artspace thirty-six local women artists are exhibiting a range of works including painting, drawing, printmaking, mosaic, an artist book and wall sculpture.

The artists are all local and include high profile award winning artists, art students, hobbyists and mid career artists. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and their ages range from 20ish to 80ish.

The exhibition celebrates the diversity and egalitarianism of art making where the artists are unified by the common drive of creativity and inquiry.

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A view of the exhibition showing some of the works

A view of the exhibition showing some of the works

Susan Love "Herdsman Lake, WA" Acrylic on canvas 46 x 46cm $360

Susan Love “Herdsman Lake, WA” Acrylic on canvas 46 x 46cm $360

Sue Meredith "Astigmatic #2" Acrylic on canvas 33.5 x 33.5cm $325

Sue Meredith “Astigmatic #2” Acrylic on canvas 33.5 x 33.5cm $325

Glenda Parr "Music Painting" Acrylic on canvas board $450

Glenda Parr “Music Painting” Acrylic on canvas board $450

Slavica Zivkovic "On the Edge of Now" Unique state print 40 x 40cm $550

Slavica Zivkovic “On the Edge of Now” Unique state print 40 x 40cm $550

Birte Larsen "Memory Sticks" Wood, waxed string and paper 18 x 120cm $475

Birte Larsen “Memory Sticks” Wood, waxed string and paper 18 x 120cm $475

Carol Thomson "Magpies Singing" 10 x 10cm acrylic $300

Carol Thomson “Magpies Singing” 10 x 10cm acrylic on paper $300

Kim Shannon "White Still Life Series" oil on board 60 x 60cm $950

Kim Shannon “White Still Life Series” oil on board 60 x 60cm $950

Ruth Kemp "Strange Fruit, Coolum" Gouache on Handmade paper 12 x 12cm $185

Ruth Kemp “Strange Fruit, Coolum” Gouache on Handmade paper 12 x 12cm $185

Judy Mylonas "Tracking No 1" Mixed Media on paper 33 x 50cm $420

Judy Mylonas “Tracking No 1” Mixed Media on paper 33 x 50cm $420

Lil Cummins "The Light Fell Softly on your Face" Ink, collge, graphite on paper  $300

Lil Cummins “The Light Fell Softly on your Face” Ink, collge, graphite on paper $300

Michelle Hinchcliffe "Self Portrait" mixed media on paper on board 20 x 15cm $120

Michelle Hinchcliffe “Self Portrait” mixed media on paper on board 20 x 15cm $120

Janette Hanrahan "Bark Impressions, Mt Gilbralter" (detail) Artist Book Linocut on Japanese paper 14.5 x 105 cm open $250

Janette Hanrahan “Bark Impressions, Mt Gilbralter” (detail) Artist Book Linocut on Japanese paper 14.5 x 105 cm open $250

Marg Fegent "Can you see the real me?" Etching with collage $210

Marg Fegent “Can you see the real me?” Etching with collage $210

Cathryn Coutts "Forest Floor 7" Handcoloured Collograph 34 x 42 cm $175

Cathryn Coutts “Forest Floor 7” Handcoloured Collograph 34 x 42 cm $175

Milly Arrieula "Poire 5" Acrylic on canvas 25 x 30cm $80

Milly Arrieula “Poire 5” Acrylic on canvas 25 x 30cm $80

Ann Rogan "Walk in the Landscape" Oil on canvas 76 x 46cm $750

Ann Rogan “Walk in the Landscape” Oil on canvas 76 x 46cm $750

Robyn Kinsela "Corner" mixed media on canvas 77x122cm $1500

Robyn Kinsela “Corner” mixed media on canvas 77x122cm $1500

Zoe Kinsela "Barriers" 2007 Digital photograph 32 x 21cm framed $110

Zoe Kinsela “Barriers” 2007 Digital photograph 32 x 21cm framed $110

Sandra Shrubb "Burnt Norton" monotype on paper framed $300

Sandra Shrubb “Burnt Norton” monotype on paper framed $300

Sylvia Dewey "Driptych" acrylic on canvas 76 x 92cm $600

Sylvia Dewey “Driptych” acrylic on canvas 76 x 92cm $600

Alison Sutheralnd "Wallaby" 2012 Graphite  on paper framed $190

Alison Sutherland “Wallaby” 2012 Graphite on paper framed $190

Sandra Shrubb "Untitled" print on paper framed 12 x 38 cm  $450

Sandra Shrubb “Untitled” print on paper framed 12 x 38 cm $450

Pamela Voysey "Apricots" Acrylic on board framed $295

Pamela Voysey “Apricots” Acrylic on board framed $295

Lynn Oakey "Africa Adorened" 2012 Acrylic and collage on canvas 45 x 45cm framed $550

Lynn Oakey “Africa Adorned” 2012 Acrylic and collage on canvas 45 x 45cm framed $550

Karen Mentink "Wolfhound Study" 2013 acrylic on canvas 18 x 18cm framed $180

Karen Mentink “Wolfhound Study” 2013 acrylic on canvas 18 x 18cm framed $180

Julie Pennington "Arch" 2010 monoprinted porcelain on perspex 23 x 20 x 10xm $160

Julie Pennington “Arch” 2010 monoprinted porcelain on perspex 23 x 20 x 10 cm $160

Jules Van De Sande "Interaction" granite $900

Jules Van De Sande “Interaction” granite $900

Judy Benjamin "Fire Spirits" 2003 acrylic on paper 54 x 49cm $400 Framed

Judy Benjamin “Fire Spirits” 2003 acrylic on paper 54 x 49cm $400 Framed

Jenny Rays "Marshlands" 2009  mixed media on paper 15 x 37cm $135

Jenny Rays “Marshlands” 2009 mixed media on paper 15 x 37cm $135

Janet Clemens "Chair" oil on canvas 30 x 30cm $100

Janet Clemens “The Chair” oil on canvas 30 x 30cm $100

Helen Factor "Untitled" 2013 cinca tile on MDF board 35 x 35cm NFS

Helen Factor “Untitled” 2013 cinca tile on MDF board 35 x 35cm NFS

Gill Graham "Untitled" 2013 oil on canvas 35 x 35cm $300

Gill Graham “Untitled” 2013 oil on canvas 35 x 35cm $300

Eliza Overduin "Hip Nude" 2013 charcoal on paper framed 58 x 46 cm $595

Eliza Overduin “Hip Nude” 2013 charcoal on paper framed 58 x 46 cm $595

Caroline Traill "View across the River" 2011 Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 cm $600

Caroline Traill “View across the River” 2011 Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 cm $600

Barbara Trapnell "Stephanie's Tomatoes" watercolour on canvas framed $325

Barbara Trapnell “Stephanie’s Tomatoes” watercolour on canvas framed $325

Barbara David "Dark Bole" 2013 Gouache and beeswax on board Framed 45 x 30 cm $280

Barbara David “Dark Bole” 2013 Gouache and beeswax on board Framed 45 x 30 cm $280

Ann Carney "Zac" 2009 Waterolour on paper framed 30 x 20 cm $180

Ann Carney “Zac” 2009 Watercolour on paper framed 30 x 20 cm $180

Robyn Kinsela "Rainforest" 2010 encaustic on canvas 10 x 10 cm $150

Robyn Kinsela “Rainforest” 2010 encaustic on canvas 10 x 10 cm $150

Collage and Mixed Media

Looking Back

“Looking Back” by Jennifer Rays                    Collage and drawing on paper                                    56 x 76cm                                                                  $610

"The Floating World" by Lynn Oakey

“The Floating World” by Lynn Oakey                          Acrylic & Japanese paper on canvas                             76 x 76cm                                                                           $650

"Viewpoint #3" by Robyn Kinsela

“Viewpoint #3” by Robyn Kinsela                               Sand, reeds and acrylic on board                                33 x 33 cm                                                                        $400

A new exhibition at Artroomers Artspace has been installed.  This exhibition will be on show until February 28, 2013. Local Southern Highlands artists, Lynn Oakey, Robyn Kinsela and Jennifer Rays are all practicing artists whose work displays various techniques employed to create fine art pictures.

Lynn Oakey, Robyn Kinsela and Jennifer Rays