View our published AWAS Exhibition Program for 2014.
Albury Wodonga Artists Society members are encouraged to use this as a reference, and plan ahead for the exhibitions you will be involved in. There may also be times when you can support us in making it all happen.
We are very proud of the high standard of work exhibited at the studio and at the Plant Farm’s Garden Gallery Cafe.
|DATE||STUDIO GALLERY||GARDEN GALLERY CAFE|
|JAN||Art for Arts’ Sake||Remember December|
(images inspired by travel)
|Land Sea & Sky|
|MAR||Escape (contd)||Jill Grimmond
|APR||The Human Form
(portraits and figurative work)
|Still Life and Interiors|
|MAY||The Human Form
|JUN||Anything Goes||Local Knowledge
landmarks, views & local icons
(cont from Garden Gallery Cafe)
AWAS Official Opening 4th 6-8 pm
|SEP||Borderville||Flora & Fruit|
|OCT||9 x 5 Impressions||Flora & Fruit (contd)|
|NOV||9 x 5 Impressions (contd)||Cafe Culture|
|DEC||Christmas Collection||Cafe Culture (contd)|
NOTE: There will be three (3) AWAS Official Opening Nights.
• Friday Apr 4th 6-8 PM –The Human Form
• Friday July 4th 6-8 PM – Local Knowledge
• Friday Oct 10th 6-8 PM – 9 x 5 Impressions
These events will be ‘self catered’ by AWAS members.
Tips for a Well Hung Painting (from Christina Zey, our Studio Hanging Team Coordinator)
Measure a third of the way down from the top of your frame or stretched canvas on the left and right sides and mark the spot where the screws will go;
Make holes to insert screw eyes. Please do not use the ring and hook style screws as they do not lie flat and project out, which becomes a danger to other works if and when stored against another’s painting. Screw eyes or D-rings are the acceptable hanging method or stapled cords done by professional framers.
Measure about one and a half times the length of the space between the screw eyes for ensuring the correct length of wire/cord for hanging.
Feed the wire or cord through the screw eyes and loop to fasten securely. If using wire, wrap the extra wire around itself ensuring that it is not protruding or hanging loose to cause injury or damage.
The wire should not come further than half way up the frame or canvas from the screw eyes.Test this from the middle of the wire or cord.
Frames are themselves considered a work of art as are the sides of stretched canvases. It is therefore important to ensure that when presenting a stretched canvas for hanging, either the painting should continue around the sides of the canvas or, alternatively, the sides should be painted in a single or toned colour or left clean. This method presents a more aesthetically pleasing appearance for an exhibition.