Demonstration by Catherine Hamilton

Monday 1 April 2019

at 7:30pm

Catherine will be demonstrating & exploring the use of inks and pastels.

Join us at our monthly meeting on Monday night at Mount Waverley Community Centre, Miller Crescent, Mt Waverley

April Paint-Out

Change of venue & date to Sunday 14 April, 2019

at 10:00am

We look forward to you joining us for a day of en Plein Air painting at Ferntree Gully  Picnic Ground

Meet at the Step Cafe, Dandenong Tourist Rd U.F.T.G. ( Off Burwood Highway) 
Special Notes
Sketching /Pastel / W/C . There are trees, ferns picnic areas, walking paths. 
Contact Janette Garbuio 0431 048 304

If you would like more information on any of our en Plein Air expeditions

go to our main menu & click on -> Paint Outs

Jindabyne Paintaway

Friday 15 to Tuesday 19 March 2019

with Lyn Mellady (pastels) and Julie Goldspink (watercolours)

for more information -> Lyn’s website

2019 Camberwell Art Show

Opening date for submissions :  Monday 4 March 2019

Closing date for submissions : Monday 13 May 2019

For more information go to -> Camberwell Art Show – Conditions webpage

Call out to all artists from A.G.R.A.

Kenneth Jack Memorial Drawing Award Exhibition for 2019

27 March – 18 April 2019

For the first time, this annual drawing prize held in honour of the respected late Australian artist Kenneth Jack AM MBE RWS, has been opened to the public.

Kenneth Jack

Entries closing date 20 March 2019

Delivery dates 20-22 March 10am – 4pm

Weekend delivery please phone to confirm

For more information click on the following link for a PDF brochure

AGRA Kenneth Jack Competition 2019

or contact The Australian Guild of Realist Artists, 1 Inglesby Road, Camberwell, VIC Australia        Phone:  61 03 9882 5859    Email:

Wednesday – Friday: 10am – 4pm;    Saturday and Sunday: 1 – 4:30pm

-> AGRA’s website

Did you know we have a vibrant community of like minds on Facebook?

It’s easy to join our Facebook group and we’d love to see you upload your pastel paintings, workshops and other Pastel information

Here is our

-> Facebook group link

Another en Plein Air painting opportunity for members

The Victorian Artists’ Society has a Paint-Out program (as well as ours), which members of the Pastel Society of Victoria are welcome to join. Dates and destinations are available on their website under their Members section

-> go to Paint Outs