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Portraits From Home - Online Exhibition

25 Sep 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
This online exhibition features a diverse range of portraits painted by members of the Victorian Artists Society during their time in lockdown.​

This exhibition features a diverse range of portraits painted by members of the Victorian Artists Society.

Angel Falling

40cm (H) x 30cm (W) x 2.5cm (D)

Medium: Oil on stretched canvas

Artist: Paul Learmonth

Price:  $ 850.00

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By the Window: Cadbury the Cat

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Artist: Hsin Lin

Price:  $ 800.00

This is a very calming scene that I see every day: my cat Cadbury sit by the window next to me, looking at me with her lovable, big round eyes while I do my daily meditation. I try to interpret her unconditional love and pure companionship, hope you enjoy.

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Clarence

40cm (H) x 30cm (W) x 2.5cm (D)

Medium: Oil on stretched canvas

Artist: Paul Learmonth

Price:  $ 850.00

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Deep in Thought

14cm (H) x 12cm (W) x 8cm (D)

Medium: Sculpture

Artist: Manfred Tursky

Price:  $ 250.00

'Deep in Thought', Terracotta

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Defiant!

100cm (H) x 100cm (W) x 5cm (D)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: Ursula Tursky

Price: NFS

This is a portrait that bares all – in DEFIANCE. Stay away COVID-19!

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Dress ups with Sienna No1

70cm (H) x 50cm (W)

Medium: Pastel on Pastelmat

Artist: Heather Peberdy

Price:  $ 750.00

While in COVID lockdown I started painting portraits of family and friends. My only granddaughter, Sienna, who is 7 years old had fun dressing up and sending me photos to paint. This was a wonderful way for us to interact.

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Dress ups with Sienna No2

40cm (H) x 30cm (W)

Medium: Pastel on Pastelmat

Artist: Heather Peberdy

Price:  $ 450.00

While in COVID lockdown I started painting portraits of family and friends. My only granddaughter, Sienna, who is 7 years old had fun dressing up and sending me photos to paint. This was a wonderful way for us to interact.​

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Emma with purple hair

Medium: Watercolour

Artist: Margaret Gurney

Price: NFS

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Emma with purple hair

Medium: Watercolour

Artist: Margaret Gurney

Price: NFS

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Fiona Bruce from the Telly

85cm (H) x 65cm (W) x 4cm (D)

Medium: Watercolour

Artist: Julian Bruere

Price:  $ 1,500.00

In Lockdown it was from the telly that some of our best portrait models could be found. Fiona Bruce is a host on Fake or Fortune, a series all artists dream to be on in another lifetime.

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Good old times

31cm (H) x 23cm (W)

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Artist: Gwendoline Krumins

Price: NFS

Visited some photos I had taken during our Friday Group sessions and was missing my art buddies, so decided to paint a few of them

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Harry the Hound

55cm (H) x 70cm (W) x 3cm (D)

Medium: Pastel

Artist: Sam Bruere

Price:  $ 1,500.00

Harry is an excellent Hound and the portrait element good to explore in pastel. I really enjoyed the surrounds as they became part of the portrait.

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Heather

51cm (H) x 41cm (W) x 0.5cm (D)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: John Wakefield

Price: NFS

Lockdown has provided a wonderful opportunity to paint loved ones.

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Kurdish Girl

70cm (H) x 50cm (W)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: Faramarz Mokhtarpour

Price:  $ 800.00

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Leonard

40cm (H) x 30cm (W) x 2.5cm (D)

Medium: Oil on stretched canvas

Artist: Paul Learmonth

Price:  $ 850.00

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Lockdown 02

94.1cm (H) x 59.4cm (W)

Medium: Giclee Print

Artist: Richard Impey

Price: NFS

Lockdown is one of a series of self-portraits I have been drawing recently using Procreate on an iPad. The final image is professionally printed on archival paper using archival inks.

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Lockdown Selfie No. 2

30cm (H) x 25cm (W)

Medium: Oil

Artist: Don James

Price: NFS

The second self portrait painted in my Eaglemont studio during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown

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Lynne

35cm (H) x 25cm (W)

Medium: Watercolour

Artist:

Price:  $ 250.00

​'Lynne', Watercolour

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Miriam at five months

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: Gregory R Smith

Price: NFS

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New Tricks

65cm (H) x 64cm (W) x 3cm (D)

Medium: Watercolour

Artist: Jon Lam

Price: NFS

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Omani Girl

Medium: Oil on Linen

Artist: Bruce Baldey

Price: NFS

Portrait of a young Omani girl prepared for Eid celebrations. The temporary henna markings on her face are traditional and similar to those applied for wedding celebrations.

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Pensive Nelle 2020

34cm (H) x 40cm (W)

Medium: Oil Pastel

Artist: Helen Carter

Price:  $ 900.00

'Pensive Nelle 2020', Oil Pastel

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Pernette reading

40cm (H) x 50cm (W) x 3cm (D)

Medium: Oil

Artist: Hans van Weerd

Price:  $ 500.00

Pernette reading a book in my studio, trying not to fall asleep.

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Rockin' the Turban

90cm (H) x 57cm (W) x 5cm (D)

Medium: French Acrylic on fine linen canvas

Artist: Heather Towns

Price:  $ 1,200.00

This painting was done for an exhibition to raise money for breast cancer and the idea was to paint bald people. It was called the Archie’s Bald Exhibition, run in a small town called Archies Creek. The exhibition was cancelled due to COVID-19.

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Sadia – at home

44cm (H) x 34cm (W)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: Faye Owen

Price:  $ 1,200.00

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Sahara Princess

90cm (H) x 90cm (W) x 5cm (D)

Medium: French Acrylic on fine linen canvas

Artist: Heather Towns

Price:  $ 1,300.00

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Self

90cm (H) x 60cm (W)

Medium: Oil Painting

Artist: Rodney Edelsten

Price: NFS

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Self in Lockdown

110cm (H) x 78cm (W)

Medium: Oil on linen

Artist: Chris White

Price:  $ 3,000.00

Traditional studio self-portrait

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Self Portrait

Medium: Acrylic on paper

Artist: Joseph Luczynski

Price:  $ 500.00

My self-portraits are usually quick studies done first thing in the mornings. My process is to keep the work free and expressive without killing the subject.

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Self Portrait

50cm (H) x 40cm (W)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: Clive Sinclair

Price:  $ 1,200.00

1 of 2 portraits painted in lockdown from my studio

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Self Portrait

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: Lihong Zhang

Price: NFS

In the lockdown period, Lihong started her first self portrait painting.​

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Self Portrait Behind the Trees

28cm (H) x 38cm (W)

Medium: Watercolour on Arches 300gsm rough paper

Artist: Cynthia Boyle

Price:  $ 350.00

Living in East Gippsland during lockdown felt like a protective screen of bush was surrounding me and protecting me from contact with this terrible disease. Most of the time it was just me and the trees.

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Self Portrait with Iso Curls and my Painting

58.5cm (H) x 68.5cm (W) x 2cm (D)

Medium: Gouache

Artist: Jo Reitze

Price:  $ 1,300.00

In isolation without a haircut, my hair became curly for the first time. This gouache Self-Portrait records the new me in these ‘unprecedented’ times. I freely painted myself, reflected in the wardrobe mirror in front of my large oil painting. Its vibrancy contrasts with my white hair and dark clothing.​

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​Selfie 1

43cm (H) x 33cm (W)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Artist: Ray Wilson

Price:  $ 300.00

Modern impressionist tonal artwork on Belgian Linen

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Sketch of Kitty

41cm (H) x 31cm (W)

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Artist: Rachel Dettmann-Smith

Price:  $ 480.00

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Tang Tomb Mural of Polo Player

46cm (H) x 69cm (W)

Medium: Ink on Paper

Artist: Rosa Choy

Price:  $ 780.00

This original painting is one of the murals of Tang Dynasty Prince Zhanghuai 's tomb, and the horseman rushed to the polo field to take part in a polo match. Tang Dynasty painting skills to achieve a high level, the shape of characters and horses, only with simple lines with some colours, has been painted very vividly. Unfortunately, these fresco artworks are mutilated, so today's artists use their artistic cultivation and skills to create a second time.

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The Artist's Corner

60cm (H) x 8cm (W)

Medium: Oil

Artist:

Price: NFS

Even in isolation there are subjects to be found within a shared studio.

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The Luthier

76cm (H) x 84cm (W)

Medium: Watercolour

Artist: Ann Capling

Price:  $ 1,200.00

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The World Outside

Medium: Watercolour

Artist: Sari James

Price: NFS

‘The World Outside' is a portrait of my daughter Marlow (three years old) looking longingly outside the window during the COVID lockdown in Melbourne.

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Unmasked

57cm (H) x 28cm (W)

Medium: Watercolour

Artist: Ann Capling

Price:  $ 300.00

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Violet Haas

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Artist: Steven Haas

Price: NFS

Portrait of the Artist's daughter​

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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.