We will be reopening the VAS Studio and Galleries to fully vaccinated students and visitors on the 5th of November at 10am.
Term 3 classes will resume on the 6th of November and run until the 19th of December.
Contact us on or 03-9662-1484 for more details.

Hans van Weerd


<p>​Hans van Weerd is a Newport-based contemporary artist. He always carries a sketchbook with him, drawing wherever and whenever he can. Hans can be found most Saturdays in the studio of the Victorian Artists’ Society, but he is also a member of the Hawthorn Artist Society.<br>Hans regularly exhibits his work at the Victorian Artists Society[1] and elsewhere. He was invited to exhibit at the 2017 Hannah Russell Look at Me! exhibition at the Oak Hill gallery in Mornington (VIC), was selected for the 2017 St Johns Southgate Art Prize in Southbank (VIC), the 2018 One Man Show group exhibition at the Town Hall gallery in Hawthorn (VIC), the 2019 Now, West group exhibition at the Longspace Gallery in Newport (VIC), the 2019 Whitehorse Art Show at the Town Hall gallery in Boxhill (VIC) and the 2019 SMALL group exhibition at the Fortyfivedownstairs Gallery in Melbourne. In 2019 he was a finalist in the  Naked and Nude Art Prize of the Manning Regional Art Gallery (NSW). In 2021 he is a finalist in the SBS Portrait Prize and in the Nillumbik Art Prize. Also in 2021, Hans has solo-exhibitions at the Victorian Artists Society (May) and at the Fortyfivedownstairs Gallery (Flinders Lane, Melbourne; August). Hans is a tutor at the Victorian Artists Society and at other art societies and private venues in the greater Melbourne area. <br>In 2020 Hans was elected Signatory Member of the Victorian Artists Society.</p>

Classes by Hans van Weerd
21-T3-18-WEERD Inks & Washes
Hans van Weerd
Sunday afternoon - 10 week term
18 Jul 2021 - 31 Oct 2021
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
This class caters for all levels, from beginners to experienced artists.
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Exhbitions by Hans van Weerd
Paul - Oil on gessoed paper copy
Hans van Weerd—Persona
15 Apr 2021 - 26 Apr 2021

Works by Hans van Weerd

Beauty even in Death—Dead Moth
Hans van Weerd
39cm (W) x 26cm (H)
Ink and pastel on paper
$ 0.00
Mask of the Man with the Broken Nose
Hans van Weerd
16cm (W) x 21cm (H)
Watercolour pencil and chalk on paper
$ 450.00
Ode to Margaret Preston
Hans van Weerd
28cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$ 550.00
Snapdragons, a lockdown still life
Hans van Weerd
21cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Ink, watercolour and gouache on paper
$ 450.00
Hans van Weerd
25.5cm (W) x 30cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Ink, watercolour and goache on paper
$ 450.00
Peter in the VAS studio
Hans van Weerd
46cm (W) x 59cm (H) x 1.5cm (D)
Ink on paper
$ 400.00
Utta and Ekkehardt in the Naumburg Cathedral
Hans van Weerd
22.5cm (W) x 36cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Ink, watercolour and acrylics on paper
$ 450.00
Sydney Myer Bowl Concert
Hans van Weerd
36cm (W) x 22.5cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Felt pen on paper
$ 400.00
Boating on the Yarra
Hans van Weerd
36cm (W) x 23cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Ink on paper
$ 400.00
The Crouching Woman
Hans Van Weerd
41cm (W) x 53.5cm (H) x 1.8cm (D)
Ink and pastel on tinted paper
$ 1,125.00
Hans Van Weerd
67cm (W) x 89cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Oil on Gessoed Paper
$ 2,595.00
29_Hans Van Weerd_Limpets and Barnacles waiting for the Tide_Ink, watercolour and gouache
Limpets and Barnacles waiting for the Tide
Hans Van Weerd
Ink, watercolour and gouache
$ 950.00
HansVanWeerd_Lion Attacking  A Horse After G. Stubbs
A lion attacking a horse, after G Stubbs
Hans Van Weerd
20.5cm (W) x 23.5cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Felt Pen on Paper
Hans Van Weerd
21cm (W) x 29cm (H)
Ink, watercolour and gouache
Hans Van Weerd
59cm (W) x 49cm (H)
Ink and watercolour
$ 300.00
Hans Van Weerd
42cm (W) x 59cm (H)
$ 300.00
Lemons in Chinese Bowl
Hans Van Weerd
29cm (W) x 29cm (H)
$ 250.00
Pernette reading
Hans van Weerd
50cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 3cm (D)
$ 500.00
Hans Van Weerd
30cm (W) x 20cm (H)
Conte and pastel on paper
Long Pose
Hans Van Weerd
36cm (W) x 37cm (H)
Gesso, ink and watercolour on paper
Jayden and John
Hans Van Weerd
65cm (W) x 85cm (H) x 2.5cm (D)
charcoal, ink, watercolour, gouache and gesso on arches paper

Acknowledgment of traditional owners.

We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.