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Our art exhibition on Saturday at Cambridge Studio Gallery in Collingwood.

Our art exhibition on Saturday at Cambridge Studio Gallery in Collingwood.

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You are invited to our Art Exhibition SEVEN which is on very soon.

You are invited to our Art Exhibition SEVEN which is on very soon.

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From top left of the number 7 the artists names are:  Lynette, Sue, Eileen, Virginia, Beryl, Evelyn, Kathy, Anne.

There are paintings, prints, glasswork, sculpture, collage etc.

If in Melbourne please check the dates the gallery is open and come in to have a look.  Our official opening is on Saturday 29th August, the Exhibition Dates are 26th August to 12th Sept Wed-Sat 11-5.00pm.

If you are not in Melbourne but you would like to discuss some of the work call the Gallery and talk with Sue or Ness.

We promise we are all working hard towards our next exhibition at Cambridge Studio Gallery.

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In between making sculpture, painting, drawing, cutting, assembling etc we must stop for coffee, do a little gardening and rest. We recently held our last meeting (food galore) in the gallery to discuss the final points. It was mid winter bring your own everything. One brought a big pot of hearty soup, crusty bread, rosemary chips (fries), dips, chocolate cake plus so much more. Wine too.                                                               IMAG1041[1] TIMAG1081[1]The title of our up coming exhibition will be SEVEN.

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Interpretation of the cultural symbol; Seven
The regularly exhibiting “Out of the Box” group have chosen to explore seven as a theme. Culturally seven has been a significant symbol, with themes such as Seven deadly Sins, Seven Wonders of the world, Dance of the Seven veils, etc…

The diversity of the theme is reflected in the response by the individual artists to the group theme. Subjects range from views of Melbourne, interiors of a gallery, seven colour spectrums as defined by Isaac Newton, seven sculptures from the imagination and even an artist has challenged herself to complete seven unfinished works…

Artist Lynette Webber’s clay sculpted head is a work in progress.

Artist Lynette Webber’s clay sculpted head is a work in progress.

Lynette Webber is a painter, printmaker and all round artist in our out of the Box group and you can also add sculptor to that.  Lynette is also working towards our exhibition titled SEVEN.  As we are all still experimenting with ideas and media I can’t at this early stage tell you where SEVEN fits into the title.  All the same he is a beautiful character and I can’t wait to see him finished.IMG_5831 IMG_5832Love the ears!

A fun meeting was held last night to discuss our forthcoming Art Exhibition titled ‘Seven’.

A fun meeting was held last night to discuss our forthcoming Art Exhibition titled ‘Seven’.

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We had lots of food, made some art using pens and ink and scissors, had some wine and talked alot.

Just as we were saying goodbye we remembered that we actually didn’t discuss any details regarding the exhibition.  It didn’t matter really because we are such an organised lot and we had several members of the group missing anyway.  One was travelling (lucky thing), one at the ballet (en pointe), one lives such a long way (and has cows) and another wrestling with replacing some technology in her business.  All were missed very much. We ate: Stuffed peppers (greek style) with tsatsiki, roast baby potatoes, garden salad with avocado, rhubarb crumble with cream, sparkling rose and tea and chocolate.

I’ll post over the next few weeks some of the work happening towards our exhibition.

Kathy Siganakis'mythical creature.

Kathy Siganakis’mythical creature.

This is Lotte.  She and her friends will be in the next exhibition

Some of our group of artists are working on art and some are contemplating working here are a few pics.

Some of our group of artists are working on art and some are contemplating working here are a few pics.

v wattle treeWattle Tree, photograph by Virginia McNamara This is probably from Virginia’s wonderful garden.

sunriseSunrise, photograph by Virginia McNamara

The ethereal painting below is by Susan Gibson and the sculpture is from her gallery Cambridge Studio Gallery in Collingwood by Daniel Worth ‘Dove’.                                                                                                                              sue 1 sue dove by daniel worth sue reflections sue and oscar

The reflections landscape is a holiday spot somewhere secret in Victoria and Oscar the cute dog now lives full-time with Sue.  Good luck to them both.

Summer holidays means not so much Studio time for our group.

Summer holidays means not so much Studio time for our group.

I have put a call out to all our members for some pictures and will post some of their responses.

kathyHere is a clever whimsical sculpture by Kathy Siganakis.

Thankyou Kathy.

.This painting was from an exhibition Kathy was in a couple of years ago.  Totally different medium but you can still see the cheeky or quirky emerging.  great aussie dream  Hope you are enjoying the Summer.