WOMEN IN ART EXHIBITION 2021 - 6 to 17 March 2021Central Coast International Women’s Day Committee - Media ReleaseThe Central Coast Festival of Women creates anopportunity to raise the profile of many women’s groupsin this area. The Festival is held in March each year withInternational Women’s Day on the 8 th March being the pivotalevent.Celebrations will start on the 5 th March with the launch ofthe Tuggerah Lakes Art Society’s “Women in Art”Exhibition at The Entrance Community Centre from 6.00p.m. The Exhibition will run for 12 days finishing on the17 th March.The International Women’s Day Expo will be held at TheEntrance Community Centre on the 6 th March in conjunctionwith the Women in Art Exhibition and an Artisan Market. TheArtisan Market will also be held on Sunday 7 th March, 2021Another event included in the Festival will be the GosfordRegional Community Services “Wonderful Women” Awards2021. Nominations will be accepted in early February andthe awards presented the first week in March.There are many other events to be held across the Coastfrom the Peninsula, around Gosford and The Entrance andnorth to Wyong.There are many other events to be held across the Coastfrom the Peninsula, around Gosford and The Entrance andnorth to Wyong.Information regarding these events will be advertised in ourCentral Coast Festival of Women calendar with the event,venues, times and contact details. Following are just a few thatmay be of interest.The Community and Business Women’s Network will hold anInternational Women’s Day Breakfast on Friday 5 th Marchfrom 7 am to 9 am at Mercure Waters, Central Coast. Theguest speaker is former Detective Superintendent DeborahWallace. A live streaming of the “All About Women” event from theSydney Opera House will be held at the Red Tree Theatre atTuggerah on Sunday the 7 th March. The Status of Women’s Advisory Group will hold anInternational Women’s Day Reception at Wyong Civic Centrefrom 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the 8 th March. This will be aninvitation only event.Also on the 8 th March, Central Coast Community Women’sHealth Centre will hold an event that recognises the diversityand strength of women and offers an opportunity to developnew skills while having lots of fun. There will be a guestspeaker and three mini workshops. This will be held at theElderslee Foundation, Red Tree Theatre at Tuggerah from 10am to 2 pm.A women and housing forum with the Elderslee Foundationwill be held at the Red Tree Theatre, Tuggerah on Wednesday10 th March.Always fun and entertaining the Naughty Noodle Fun Hauswill present Rayon Riot III on Saturday 13 th March at Ettalong.Soroptimist International Brisbane Water is also planning anevent and details will follow.Be sure to look for further articles in the next few weekswhere we will highlight more events and we will be able tooffer more information regarding venues, times, costs andcontent.Extra information is available on the Festival Facebook pagehttps://www/facebook.com/ccfestivalwomen/ Women in Art 2021 is an exhibition celebrating International Women's Day and includes the work of local female artists in a rangeof styles and mediums. Presented for the third time in as many years by Tuggerah Lakes Art Society in conjunction with the CentralCoast Festival of Women.Join us for a WIA Artisan's Market combined with the Central Coast International Women's Day Expo on Sat. 6th March. TheWIA Artisan's Market continues on Sunday 7th March.The Entrance Gallery will be open from 10am to 4pm daily.*Entry forms and stall applications for the WIA Aritsan’s Market can be downloaded fromwww.tlas.org.auEntry forms must be received by Monday 8th February 2021*There’s an entry form on the 4last page of this newsletter.
Special Guest Members’ Meeting Thurs. 25 February 2021Watercolour Artist - Danni LiuAself-taught watercolour artist located in Kariong, NSW, Australia. Having practiced her art seriouslysince 2014, Danni Liu presented her first work at an exhibition in Easter 2015. Since then, she hasexhibited frequently with the Central Coast Watercolour Society, the Central Coast Art Society and theKu-Ring Gai Art Society. Also submitting artworks to Fab Fakes, the Carlingford Art Prize, the GosfordArt Prize, the Hornsby Art Prize, Hunters Hill Art Prize, Singleton Art Prize and Australian Artist Magazine.Danni was honoured to have a painting accepted by the Society of Botanical Artists (UK) for their annualexhibition, as well as honoured to attend workshops with renowned artists Chan Dissanyake, HermanPekel, Liu Yi, Michelle Lin and Wang Wei.Painting a variety of subjects, from flowers to landscapes, from birds to portraits. “I can find beauty andinterest in everything!” Since the beginning of her art career, “I’ve tried to better share my feelingsthrough my paintings and the emotions that I feel when looking at the subjects of my choice”.Meet up with Danni and see some of her magnificent artworks at the Society’s first meeting of the year, 10am Thursday25 February at The Entrance Community Centre, Norberta St., The Entrance. $5 entry. Visitors welcome.Members’ February Challenge:“Here Comes the Sun”It’s one of the most played tunes on Spotify - penned by George Harrison in1969 for the Beatles ‘Abbey Road’ album. The song that celebrates the return of sunshine from the bleakness of winter.What’s your artful take on the song?Any medium. Prizes to be won!5