Tel:  0428320066       Email:       Post: P.O. Box 358, HOLLAND PARK, QLD. 4121 

Workshops and Classes





Annette Raff

22 - 23 October - South side

For the past fifteen years Annette has been teaching watercolor painting and drawing and helping others discover this wonderful medium.  Annette’s paintings are displayed in private collections throughout Australia and Europe. She has won many awards and has contributed an eight page feature article in Australian Artist Magazine. She paints a variety of subject matter, her main focus being to capture the play of light and shadow, eliminating all unnecessary detail to reveal the essence of her subject.


For enquiries about any of these workshops, please phone Phil Cawthan on 3289 2175

or Email:


Watercolour classes on the north side.

 Tutor: Kevin Smith
Lavalla Centre,
58 Fernberg Road,

Classes on the north side begin on 23rd February, and run for 6 weeks.


Watercolour classes on the
 south side.

Shirley Charlton has classes on the south side  in 2016.

Times: 9am to noon on Saturdays.
$150 members $180 non members 

October 15th, 22nd, 29th and November 5th, 12th, 19th.

Shirley teaches beginners to intermediate levels.

She is an international artist and is a professional tutor, based in Brisbane, Australia.

Shirley's love for the sea and water comes through in her watercolours, while her figure painting show clean and vibrant strokes.

She has demonstrated and taught painting for many schools and institutions, including the USQ McGregor Schools, as well as the Watercolour Society of Queensland. Shirley has had articles on painting published in the Australian Artist Magazine and the Quest Magazine overseas.


Exhibitions and Galleries

Annual Exhibition   


             FIRST PRIZE:

         Artist: Natasha Hodgson

Jasmine Tea


        Artist: Caroline Slack

              Another Shore


          Artist: Eva Hekel


Hanger's Prize:

Kev Smith

Home Again

People's Choice:

Natasha Hodgson


 Online Galleries
The Society's online Art Gallery exhibits paintings shown in past Queensland Watercolour Society Exhibitions.
The online Members' Gallery shows artworks of Society members who wish to display and sell their artwork.

Coffee in the Piazza

Ray Smith

Facebook Page


On Facebook, search for Watercolour Society of Queensland Inc. and "Friend" our society.
You will receive updates and can comment as well.




Members' News
Next General Meeting

20th November, 2016

Meeting 1.00pm

 Ashgrove Public Library,

87 Amarina Ave, Ashgrove

The topic for a chance to win the $50 voucher  for this meeting is

"Interiors" .

Paintings must have been completed within the last 12 months to qualify.

The Office @ The Hub 

140 Weller Rd, Tarragindi Qld 4121

Opening Hours (Office and Library): 1st, 3rd and 5thThursday  of the month

10.00am - 2.00pm when
Secretary, Judy Gower and Librarian, Ross Smith will be present.

Southside Casual Painting Group


Meets every first third and 5th Thursday at

The Hub, 140 Weller Rd, Tarragindi
from 9:00 am to 12:00 midday.

$7, tea and coffee provided.

For more information about this group,
please contact Judy Gower on

 0428 320 066

Become a member of the Watercolour Society of Queensland
 The Society extends a warm invitation to all people who enjoy the art of watercolour painting, to join us and take part in our events and activities.
Annual Membership: $55.00
For Subscription enquiries, please contact Judy Gower
Ph:  0428 320 066

Painting Groups

Western Suburbs Painting Group (WSPG)

Meets every second Tuesday of the month in the Brookfield Showgrounds Art Pavilion.

Alternate Tuesdays, the group meets for Plein Air painting.

Contact Nev Logan on 33782541 or email:



Weekly Casual Painting Group at Chermside


Currently (2014), this group is unable to accept new members owing to the capacity of the venue. 

En Plein Air Group:


The next meeting

time and place to be decided.

 Contact Margaret - 3359 1648