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

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.

OPEN MON 26 FEB 12PM – 4PM FOR THE QUEEN’S BATON RELAY EVENT
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

 

 

Upcoming Workshop – Make Your Mark

Sunday 24th September 2017.  10am to 4pm (arriving at 9.30 am for 10 am start) Long to begin an art practice, but don’t know where to start? Too much to do and too little time for your art? Seeking fresh inspiration for your existing art practice? Give yourself the gift of Make Your Mark. This one-day retreat offers everything you need to begin, restart and sustain your artistic life. Spend the day in a large open studio, surrounded by bush, working with Marie Haass. Marie is a highly trained and experienced artist and teacher. Her feedback and guidance is tailored … read more