2018 Monthly Exhibitions
Gallery 5 has monthly members' exhibitions and this year the topics will include Abstract & Contemporary, Marine, Beauty of Trees (to coincide with the International Tree Week July 2018) among others. For the full program please see the 2018 Program page.
2018 35th Annual Regional Gallery Exhibition
The Gallery also conducts a yearly Regional Gallery Exhibition in July at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery. This Exhibition is open to all artists. Entry forms and conditions will be available in May 2018.
2018 Annual General Meeting
President: Rolf Sieber, Vice President: Mark Brose, Secretary: Trish Norton, Treasurer: Carol McAnulty.
President Rolf, the committee and Members welcomed Mark Brose as the new Vice President. Mark brings to the Art Society his 35 years experience as an educator including teaching Primary School for 25 years, Deputy Head and then as Principal at the Pialba State School. Mark has also taught at schools throughout Queensland and also in Canada. He has always been a keen artist but it is only after retiring that he has been able to fulfil his dream of painting full time and joining the HBAS. He looks forward to assisting the organisation and raising the profile of the Art Society within the general community.
Trish Norton was welcomed as Secretary during the year, Committee and Members delighted that she was re-elected at the AGM. Trish comes to the Art Society with an extensive portfolio of employment, her last position she held for 7 years with Country Energy Grafton as Admin Officer 1. Trish has also held many volunteering executive positions, the Historical Soc at Schaeffer House, Grafton, Sec/Treasurer; Men's Hockey Assoc., Treasurer; The Big River Water Ski Assoc., Secretary; a Board Member Grafton Show Soc; President of the Diabetic Assoc. Grafton. Trish took up painting on retirement concentrating on using oils and watercolours.
President Rolf, thanked Tom for the contribution he had given over the years including Vice President to HBAS. He will continue to be involved with the Art Society as member of the Hanging Committee. President Rolf thanked Carol for her ongoing work of excellence as Treasurer.
WHAT'S ON AROUND THE REGION:
This section showcases some of the other competitions that our members may be interested in entering and displaying their work.