Catch the U3A artists in action at the RFDS Spring Art and Garden Fair at the Lakeside Railway, Melrose Park on Sunday 6 October, 10 to 3.
Five of our members have again agreed to paint en plein air, setting up their easels in the open, subject to the scrutiny and commentary of all comers.
A long-established group of Burra artists have come under the U3A Lower North banner so now members have a choice of painting with the Auburn group or Burra . . . or for true artoholics they can choose both. Auburn meets weekly on Wednesdays and Burra meets monthly on every second Tuesday, February to November.
2019: At The Art House, 8 Mill Street Clare from 18 to 25 April.
Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council CEO Helen Macdonald will officially open the exhibition at 6 p.m. on Thursday 18 (Maundy Thursday before Easter). Members and friends are welcome to join the artists for a drink and nibbles.
For the next week it will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until it is taken down at 1 p.m. on Thursday 25.
The group have promised a diversity of subjects and styles including acrylic, pastel, watercolour and pen.
Under the leadership of local artist Gerald Moore, the Art Group meet for 4 hours on Wednesdays at Auburn.
The U3A Quilting Group members held an exhibition of their work in St Barnabas’ Church in 2017. The quilts made a dramatic display draped over the backs of the pews. All proceeds went to church charities but putting our organisation in front of the public in such a positive manner was invaluable promotion for U3A.