Grandma Moses Awards

Awards, Members


Peter Skinner, Roger Williams, Marlene Palagyi, Beth Harrison and Susie Linigen with their awards at the Grandma Moses Art Competition.

Congratulations to the members of CCWS who excelled at the Grandma Moses Art Competition in September.

Marlene Palagyi was awarded 1st in the Watercolour Section.

Susie Linigen and Peter Skinner each received a Highly Commended in the Watercolour Section.

Carol Edwards received a Highly Commended in the Open section.

Beth Harrison received a Highly Commended in the 50+ Leisure & Learning Art Group section.

Roger Williams received a Highly Commended in the Central Coast Inspired Section.

September Meeting

Committee, Life Member, Members

Some of our Committee Members elected at the AGM

LtoR, Noeline Ashley (Treasurer) Belinda Biggs (Graphic Art-ist) Irene Collings (President) Marlene Palagyi (Exhibition Coordinator) Ellen Hayes (Member-ship Officer) Jeanette Totonjian (Secretary) Susie Linigen (Workshop Coordinator) Lorraine Best (Webmaster & Social Media)


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Critique expert Anne Brack and Irene Collings     Irene and all round helper Ann Hasnip


A big thank you goes to retiring Newsletter Editor Toni Stolcs


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New Life Member Belinda Biggs                              New Life Member Sue Marshall

May Meeting

Members, Patron

Congratulations to CCWS Patron and Member Earl Hingston on receiving your

Associate Award from the Royal Art Society of NSW.

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The Royal Art Society of NSW President John Perkins (left) presenting Associate Awards to Dario Falzon and Earl Hingston (right).

February Meeting

Demonstrations, Members, Patron, Uncategorized

Earl Hingston Demonstration

Earl will give a demonstration on composing a painting from a photo.

Join us for our meeting on Wednesday 13 February from 9.30 to midday.

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Earl Hingston was born in New Zealand. He has had a career in advertising and corporate visual communication as a designer and illustrator. In the 1960s Earl came to Sydney to gain further experience. A challenge to open Wellington’s first graphic design consultancy saw a return to New Zealand. The largest of all commissions Earl received was to design the symbol and related corporate elements for the New Zealand Post Office, one of the country’s largest corporate identity programs. His work appeared in national design magazines. He was elected Fellow of the prestigious Chartered Society of Designers, London. In Sydney he was a creative director and director of an advertising agency. Earl is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Marine Artists.