The Art of Colour Pencils

The Art of Colour Pencils Push your pencils to the limit. Move beyond colouring in and create your own art works using this versatile medium.  In this class, rediscover the incredible qualities of the coloured pencils. Marie has create a project to show you how to use and make the most of your colour pencils By popular demand I am running again this workshop Maximum 8 students   Next classes Saturday 9th November 2018 9.30 am to 12.30   Thursday night  15th November 2018 6 to 9 pm Tea and coffee provided $ 45 Bring your own material. List provided … read more

Oil Painting for Beginners

            Oil painting fundamentals for beginners Have you always wanted to paint but haven’t known where to start? This 4 weeks series offers you the practical methods and techniques to handle oil paint confidently and expressively. The workshop explores various subjects matter weekly such as still life, landscape and abstract painting. . Marie’s dynamic teaching style will inspire you. Small classes in a professional studio setting   Next class will start on Friday 2nd November 2018 10 am-13 pm Tea and coffee Fees $ 40 per class, series $160 Material list will be provided on … read more

Mundaring Hills Open Studios

  You are invited to join me in my studio to view my new work, a series of sequential drawings, titled Nature Morte.   I have used mainly colored pencils for their delicate mark-making to express decay in nature and to continue to explore the transient passage of time.   My low tech, time-consuming techniques of rendering still life in colour pencils are in total contrast to the fast-paced development in visual technologies increasingly apparent in some forms of contemporary art.      

Drawing Marathon

Drawing Marathon

“Thank you Marie for such an outstanding and enjoyable workshop. We received such fantastic positive feedback from the participants.” Elizabeth Green-Mackilay Education Program Manager MJAC

Shire of Mundaring Art Acquisition exhibition 2018

Shire of Mundaring Art Acquisition exhibition 2018  The Rider, oil on canvas, previously acquired by the Shire of Mundaring will be on show at the Mundaring Art Centre from February 9 –April 1, 2018. In 2006, an Invitational group exhibition From Track To Trail, traced community life around the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail. The Rider represents landscape and histories that have developed around this railway line, particularly around the tunnel, located in the J Forrest National Park. Artist statement “When the rider enters the tunnel, time stands still. It’s as if the stories of the railway line engulf the figure. The tunnel … read more

Upcoming workshop

Relay Exhibition   Weekend Drawing Marathon with Marie Haass   Sat, Mar 3, 2018 10:00 AM 10:00 Sun, Mar 4, 2018 3:00 PM 15:00 Midland Junction Arts Centre (map)   Explore beyond your limit over two days of immersive drawing. Artist Marie Haass will lead participants through exercises of non-stop drawing to loosen up and to push beyond limitations. Working independently on the first day and collaboratively on the second, participants will work from still life and live models in a series of concentrated exercises. Learn to approach your artwork fearlessly and see what you’re capable of. Marie Haass is … read more

Relay exhibition Midland Junction Arts Centre

Relay exhibition  Midland Junction Arts Centre

Relay exhibition Midland Junction Arts Centre

  • Fri, Feb 23, 2018 6:30 PM 18:30 Fri, Mar 30, 2018 4:30 PM 16:30
  • Midland Junction Arts Centre (map)

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Curated by Louella Hayes

In 2018 the Queen’s Baton Relay will tour from Midland to Guildford as part of its journey towards the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Timed to celebrate this event, Relay brings together a diverse group of Western Australian artists to present art objects that speak of our unique local sporting culture and history.

The exhibition carries messages of community pride, national spectacle and commonwealth diversity; featuring works by esteemed and emerging artists, including Peter Dailey, Judith Forrest, Ron Gomboc, Marie Haass, Fiona Harman, Robert Hitchcock, Alex Maciver, Desmond Mah, Nalda Searles, Bruce Slatter, Nicole Slatter, Alastair Taylor and Richard Woldendorp.

THEN Wed to Fri 10am – 5pm



Relay – Artist Panel Discussion

  • Monday, February 26, 2018
  • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 13:00 14:30
  • Midland Junction Arts Centre – Main Galleries (map)
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See Midland come alive for the Queen’s Baton Relay event on Monday 26 February, as the baton passes through the City of Swan on its journey to the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. To celebrate this event, Midland Junction Arts Centre will be open from 12pm – 4pm, with an artist panel discussion to take place from 1pm – 2.30pm (approx).

Artists participating in the Relay exhibition will come together to discuss their works in the exhibition and the broader significance of cultural events, including sports and the arts, in building a strong, inclusive community.

Monday 26 February I 1pm – 2.30pm | Suitable all ages
FREE | Bookings Essential
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA



Ellenbrook Art Award 2017

Ellenbrook Art Award 2017

I have entered a mixed media drawing, titled PICA. The show is running until 8th October 2017 at the Ellenbrook Gallery. Opening night