General Business:

  • To those members who occasionally take home the tea towels and hand towels at Yurara for washing, Georgie Usher, our Librarian, has kindly offered to take over that task for us.  A big thank you to everyone who has ‘kept us clean’ over the years to date
  • Gillian Goldsworthy won first prize in Shades of Grey with her “Fleeting Moment” in pastel; highly commended goes to Arja Tossavainen
  • There seems to be a missing book from the library donated by Rosie Sheehan on Norman Rockwell. If you have borrowed it would you please contact Georgie Usher.
  • Any artist who wishes to enter exhibitions at the Aspire Gallery or the Ekka can have their work transported by Robin Wilson
  • Small works will be changed over at the Cleveland Bendigo Bank branch giving members the opportunity to display their talent.
  • Members need to deliver their works for the rotating exhibition “Abstract” on Monday 29th July.
  • Gloria would like to remind those newly entering the “Interpreting the Great Masters” exhibition to include in their 100 words something about the artist you are interpreting? the movement? their style? the colours they used? We will show the public how many new Masters’ are on the horizon!!!  Loan agreements and images need to be in by the end of August  (see below for further details)
  • The Mini Xmas market date is Sunday 1 December

Membership Fees due from 1 July

Dear Members, a reminder that your Membership fees were due for renewal on the 1 July for the 2019/20 financial year. $75 - individual membership, $10 per extra family member.
Should any of your details have changed, please fill in an UPDATE YOUR DETAILS FORM see the Tab above and also available printed on the front table in Yurara Studio or on the website.
Payments can be made via: -

  • EFT payments:  Bank A/C details for REDLAND YURARA ART SOCIETY INC. – BSB: 124 025 A/C No: 1032 2738 Please use your Surname and ‘MF’ as reference.
  • Cheque payments: can be mailed to: Membership Officer, PO Box 449, Cleveland, 4163
  • *Do not post cash payments - Cheque, Cash payments and forms may also be returned via the “mailbox” on the front table in Yurara Studio in an envelope with your name. 

Thanking you in advance, Mary Jane Turk - Membership Officer Ph 3820 8000 M 0401 003 592



Gallery & Exhibitions:

Interpreting the Great Master Exhibition
Information for members who are planning to enter the “Interpreting the Great Masters” exhibition at the Redland Art Gallery Cleveland from 1 November to 1 December 2019

  • The entries and loan agreements (see PDF below) with an image and 100 words about the work are to be in by August 30th by post or email
  • List of invitation addresses for members family, friends and visitors for the Opening night on Friday 1 November is due at the Gallery Friday 30 August. The Redlands Gallery has undertaken to post out invitations on Friday 11 October.  In order to give the Redland Gallery a list of invitees in the easiest way for them to process it, we are asking members to please send their lists by e-mail, phone text, or hand them personally to our Yurara Secretary Danielle Bain 0417239911 The addresses will be put in an Excel spreadsheet as requested by the Gallery, and sent in by the due date.
  • 2. Sizes of paintings are to be from A4, A3 to no larger than 42cms x 59.4cms including frame
  • 3. Art work need to be delivered on Tuesday 29th October at 10 am.
  • 4. We have only gallery 2, 3 and 4.
5. If you haven’t already done so - Members who would like to enter please contact Gloria, Robin Wilson, Gloria Clay or Annie Jamieson for advice and don’t be shy.


Millie Simic’s pastels workshop “About Pastels”, Saturday 17- Sunday 18 August 2019.

Robin Wilson -  Line Wash Workshop, Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 November 2019.

Additional information go to Workshops

Plein Air Group

For details on the Outdoor Sketching & Painting Group go to Members News

Gallery Hire Fees

NON MEMBERS $100 hire fee plus $40 per day (weekends and Fri) MEMBERS $20 a day. Please note there is a 10% commission on all sales taken.

2019 Members List of Rotating Exhibitions - Cost for one or two paintings: $5 Total

JULY 29  Deliver paintings - theme: “Abstract” to 25 August.
AUGUST 26  Collect “Abstract”, deliver paintings - theme: “Gardens” to 15 September.
SEPTEMBER 16  Collect “Gardens”, deliver paintings - Open theme: Spring Exhibition to 11 October/Collect.
OCTOBER 18  Youth Art Awards Opening to 27 October.
OCTOBER 28  Deliver paintings - theme: “Shadows” to 24 November.
NOVEMBER 25  Collect “Shadows”, deliver paintings - theme: “Wildlife” to 15 December
DECEMBER 16  Collect “Wildlife” deliver paintings - Open theme: Holiday Collection to January 2020.