Advocate Art Award 2017

Entries for our major annual exhibition have been open here for several weeks. Use the pull-down menu above, or follow the link here to enter online and familiarise the key dates and Conditions of Entry. This year we welcome back many continuing great sponsors and two new sponsors. We are proud to welcome Yeperenye Shopping Centre  who will sponsor the People’s Choice Award ($1200) and Batchelor Institute, sponsor of the $800 ‘Places’ Prize. Please support our sponsors, whose logos appear below, where-ever possible.


Life Drawing Workshops April 13th and 20th

For those interested in improving their drawing of the human form you may wish to participate in Life Drawing instructional workshops on two approaching Saturday mornings, the 13th and 20th of April. These workshops are not for beginners but for those wishing to improve their practice.  Sessions will be hosted by CAAS at our Art Shed in Crispe St. Non CAAS members welcome to join!

Manuela Pilz

Manuela Pilz

The sessions are being run by Manuela Pilz, who teaches art and life drawing on the Gold Coast. Manuela will be in Alice for the two weekends.  All the details are on the attachment (see link below).  Please do not reply here but directly with Manuela.

This is a wonderful opportunity and we thank Manuela for conducting these workshops.

Click HERE  for Life Drawing Workshops Flyer.

Back, Life Drawing Workshop. Art by Cameron Morgan, CAAS member.

Open for Business!

We are happy that so many of you joined us for the recent Opening. It was a great success! Thanks to so many for your support. We are grateful for the ongoing support of the Minister for the Arts and Museums, Hon. Gerry McCarthy who opened our new building and exhibition  and for the support of the Deputy of the Administrator, Mrs Pat Miller AO.

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The Members’ Exhibition will be open again next weekend 2nd & 3rd June from 10AM to 5PM.

Art Society Opens new Art Shed

President Ron Talbot at Crispe Street shed site

6 years ago the Art Society’s shed on Crispe St was burnt down. Now, after a lot of hard work by the members, it is again open for action. Continue reading

Workshop and Opening…

Check out the CAAS Noticeboard for the latest posting.  Member, Carol Adams is running a colour workshop at the Over 50’s Club and you might like to participate.

Also, keep your evening, Friday 25 May free to attend the Opening of the Art Shed at Crispe Street.  It’s a big event for Art in Alice Springs.


Minister to open new headquarters and exhibition

The newly built headquarters of the Central Australian Art Society in Crispe Street (off Brown St), Alice Springs will be officially opened by the Minister for Arts and Museums The Hon. Gerry McCarthy MLA at 6.00pm on Friday May 25th, 2012. Continue reading