Finite Gallery Junior Art Prize winners

Finite Gallery Junior Art Prize winners

Congratulations to all the young artists who took part in this year’s Finite Gallery Junior Art Prize!

The section winners were:

Section A (Kindergarten – Year 2)   

1st: William Riant-Duckett

Highly Commended: Kayla Gray

Commended: Rhys Brown

Section B (Year 3 – Year 4)

1st: Laura Molvig

Highly Commended: Akash Thera

Section C (Year 5 – Year 6)

1st: Finn Miller

Highly Commended: Jessica Fatches

Section D (Year 7 – Year 8)

1st: Sophia Connell

Section E (Year 9 – Year 10)

1st: Taylah Ellercamp

Highly Commended: Aurora Zobec

Commended: Charlotte Maxwell

Section F (Year 11 – Year 12)

1st: Kye Woodforth

Highly Commended: Jade Palmer

Commended: Declan Hamilton

People’s Choice Award: Hayley Noy

Voter’s Prize: Kenny Hicks

Thank you to everyone who came along and showed your support for the artists.

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Tuesday Painting Group

Tuesday Painting Group

Finite Gallery is privileged to have John Morris as the tutor for the morning painting group each Tuesday. John is a former head of Newcastle Art School and his depth of knowledge is outstanding.

If you want to learn oil painting techniques, or take your work to the next level, come along and learn from one of the best teachers in Newcastle!

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Tuesday Evening Painting Class

Tuesday Evening Painting Class with

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Have you always wanted to try your hand at painting?
  • Perhaps you have been teaching yourself to paint, but are not sure what to do next?
  • Maybe you would just like to join a group to paint and meet other like-minded people?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this might be the class for you!


Each week, Leslie will offer advice and gentle encouragement to help you realise your creative goals. Bring your paints, brushes and surface to paint on.

The kettle will be on for a cuppa and a biscuit!

Cost: $350 for 8 weeks

$50/week casual. (Please let me know you are coming so I can have a work station ready for you.)


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Doggy Drawing Day Success!

Doggy Drawing Day Success!

The Doggy Drawing Day proved to be a great success with artists of all ages taking advantage of the opportunity to draw from the 4-legged life models. The gallery was packed, and there were so many wonderful drawings! And the models behaved beautifully too!

Hunter Animal Rescue benefited from the generous donations of food, toys and cash.

Hopefully we can do it again one day!

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Commissioned work delivered

Commissioned work delivered

This new commissioned  work by gallery director, Leslie Duffin, was delivered to its delighted owners recently and will grace their beautiful home in Belmont.

If you can’t find the right artwork for your space, Finite Gallery is happy to organise a commission.

Come in to the gallery to discuss your requirements. Several of the gallery artists are happy to take on commissions so that you can get just the right piece for your home or office.

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After School Art Classes – Term 4, 2018

After School Art Classes – Term 4, 2018 with

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018, 4:00pm - 5:30pm


Wednesday, December 19th, 2018, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

During the weekly art classes the children are introduced to a variety of media and techniques, both 2D and 3D. By providing them with knowledge of materials and techniques, they are more able to make choices in ways to express their own creative ideas.

The language of art is also introduced to enable the children to convey their thoughts and feelings about their own work and the work of others.

Tuesdays: 4 – 5.30pm

Wednesdays: 4 – 5.30pm

Classes are limited to 10 students.

Cost: $180 / 10 week term. All materials are supplied.


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Art Parties for Adults

Art Parties for Adults

Did you Know that Finite Gallery also holds Arty Parties for all ages?

Not Arty? No worries! You will be given gentle tuition by an experienced artist so that everyone goes home with a result.

We provide all the art materials – you bring along your chosen food and beverages and a sense of adventure.

A great way  to celebrate a Hen’s Night, Birthday, Retirement, or just fun get-together with friends or work colleagues.

Call Leslie to discuss your requirements.


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ARTY PARTIES for Children

ARTY PARTIES for Children

Did you know that Finite Gallery also hosts Arty Parties?


Choose the activity for your party from an extensive list or discuss your interests with Leslie to tailor a party just for you.

All Arty Party activities are planned for 90 minutes duration unless otherwise arranged. Total party time 2 hours.

Maximum of 10 participants. Minimum age 6 years. No maximum age! Great for birthdays, corporate events, hens nights and more.

Talk to Leslie to discuss your next party.


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Tuesday Painting Group 2018

Tuesday Painting Group 2018

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join us each Tuesday for a painting class with John Morris.

This class offers guidance with acrylic and oil painting techniques for beginners to the more advanced.

Bring your own painting materials. Easels provided.

Cost: $400 for 8 weeks  $200 for 4 weeks or $60/ week casual attendance.

Booking essential as numbers are limited.

For casual attendees – Please advise Leslie of your intention to attend so a painting station can be set up for you.


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