Studio Sorrento Art Groups are having a 9 x 5 Art Exhibition on the Queens Birthday Weekend in June, opening night is on the 10th starting at 7pm – 10pm, light supper provided, Cost $10.00.  It continues on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am – 4pm, entry $2.00.

 

The first Australian 9 by 5 Impression Exhibition was an Art Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibition was opened on 17 August 1889 in Buxton’s Rooms on Swanston Street and featured 183 works; the majority of which were painted by the

Australian impressionists:   Tom Roberts, Charles Conder and  Arthur Streeton.

The exhibition was named for the dimensions of most of the paintings  9 by 5 inches (23 cm × 13 cm), the size of a cigar box lid upon which on many of the works were painted.

Collage WebsiteThis year Sorrento Photography Group has put together a Collage of Sorrento, for the Studio Sorrento Artists to paint, and they did a fantastic job, as you can see.

The Artists are busy painting 9 x 5 paintings of this collage, to be put together  and exhibited at the Art Show.

Come along and have a look at some very affordable art, painted by extremely talented Artists.

 

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