Workshops

Workshops – Summary

Renowned wildlife-eco artist Paul Petterson conducting a marine workshop at Gallery 5, 2017

The main focus of Hervey Bay Art Society is the promotion of the fine arts in the Fraser Coast Region. To this end there a many workshops conducted year round at Hervey Bay Art Society’s Gallery 5. The workshops are many and varied ranging from social painting groups to intense skills based training. There are beginners workshops, drawing workshops and tutoring available in all the major media. There are regular and semi regular workshops as well as one off workshops that are conducted when the opportunities arise.

Lino Cut and Print Class at Gallery 5, 2018

Please have a browse below of all the workshops we have on offer. We hope to see you at gallery 5 attending a workshop in the near future. Also consider becoming a member of the Art Society as many workshops are discounted for members and some workshops are members only.

The Hervey Bay Art Society’s Gallery 5 is operating under a covid-safe plan at the moment. Details are provided on entering Gallery 5. If there are any questions then please contact us.

Renowned artist Jenni Kelly conducting a workshop at Gallery 5, 2017
Award Winning Artist (and art society member) Paul Barnes conducting a workshop in 2020.

Weekly Workshops

Weekly workshops are held every week at Gallery 5 apart from end of year closure. Check the yearly schedule for when that is. Many of our weekly workshops are open to non-members as well as members. On Tuesdays U3A makes use of our gallery and their workshop is accessible by contacting them. Please read more about workshops you are interested in by reading and selecting from the items below.

Monday Morning Social Painting Group

All Media

Convenor: Judy Lamont

Every Monday from 9am to 12pm – members and non-members welcome …

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Tuesday Morning U3A Workshop

Every Tuesday from 9am to 12pm – private booking through U3A …

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Tuesday Afternoon All Media One-on-One Workshop

Tuesday afternoon art tutor Paul Barnes conducting a class in 2020

All Media

Tutor: Paul Barnes

Every Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm – members and non-members welcome but class size limited so booking is essential …

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Wednesday Morning Social Painting Group

All Media

Convenor: Violetta Sandry or Carole Rowe

Every Wednesday from 9am to 12pm – members and non-members welcome …

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Wednesday Afternoon Beginners Art Class

Wednesday afternoon art tutor Jo Johnston pictured here receiving an award for her painting “Southern Magnolia” at Jan 2021 HBAS members monthly exhibition.

Tutor: Jo Johnston.

Every Wednesday from 1 pm to 4 pm beginning 3 Feb 2021. Learn all you need to know to begin your artistic endeavours …

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Thursday Morning (1st & 3rd Thurs each month) All Media Workshop

All Media.

Tutor: Jillanne Cahill.

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month from 9 am to 12 pm – members and non-members welcome …

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Thursday Morning (2nd & 4th Thurs each month) Prints & Works on Paper

Prints & Works on Paper.

Tutor: Erica Chapman.

2nd & 4th Thursday of the month from 9 am to 12 pm – members and non-members welcome …

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Friday Morning Tutored Workshop – All Media

One of the Friday Tutors Rolf Sieber pointing something out to workshop attendee Aspacia Poteri.

All Media

Tutors: Rolf Sieber (all media) & Mark Brose (pastel).

Every Friday from 9 am to 12 pm at Gallery 5 – members and non-members welcome …

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Workshops Held Multiple Times a Year

Brett A. Jones Freehand Drawing Workshops

If you have always wanted to draw realistically then this is the class for you.

Tutor: Brett A Jones

Current workshops run every Sunday from 7th Feb 2021 to 14th Mar 2021 at Gallery 5.

The following series of workshops is scheduled for every Sunday from 23rd May 2021 to 27th Jun 2021 at Gallery 5….

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Watercolour Workshop (1st Saturday of each month) – Cancelled until Covid settles

Watercolour – suitable for beginners

Tutor: Coral Stell.

1st Saturday each month from 9am to 12pm – members and non-members welcome.

Cancelled until covid-19 settles …

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Event Workshops – One Offs