Tauranga Society of Artists
Tauranga Society of Artists Inc. is a busy society with nearly 200 members and plenty of opportunities for new or experienced artists to get together and to grow in confidence and skill. New members are welcome and may attend up to one month before officially joining. The Society programme operates from February to December.
The Art Rooms at 171a Elizabeth Street West, Tauranga is the Society’s venue for its workshops, tutorials and programme of regular sessions. There are easels and large tables to work on, kitchen facilities and a library containing books and DVDs for members to borrow.
We provide a wide ranging programme designed to cater to many mediums and styles, all of our programme classes are covered by the annual membership fee. Additional workshops are held from time to time where artists within the society or from further afield run paid workshops to pass on their specialist knowledge.
Our sessions include: Life Drawing, Portraiture, Drawing for Pleasure, Pastels, Oils, Chinese Brush Painting, Open Studio Groups, Evening Open Studio Groups.
Other events include: Art Expo Exhibitions twice yearly, Art in the Park (Mt Maunganui), competitions twice yearly.