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In this site you will find access to all of our products and services, the new Regional Arts Events Calendar, information about artists work from the Region, including the owners work Katharine Martin-Burgers and Frank Burgers,and a variety of workshops. Our Wangaratta Shop is open from 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm Saturdays. For Brides and Grooms wanting their own special time to search for wedding invitation materials please make an appointment by visiting Katharine at Shades of Art, 74C Ovens Street, Wangaratta .

Shades of Art is now on Face book, click here

Want some help to submit an 'Arts' related event,

follow this link

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The Draft Wangaratta Project A Masterplan for the City . 

Above link is a Draft copy of Council's vision for Wangaratta.

159 pages document , Arts, Culture Events & Activation Portfolio starts at page 32.

Response to draft due by the 27th of November.

Please show your support and concerns to the Wangaratta Council.

Send your response to

You can get a free hard copy at the front desk at the council.




please contact: Deanne Bramley

tel: 0358332580

mob: 0467 715 158


Course links :

Certificate III   Certificate IV


Michael Ashby Drawing Classes


Shades of Art is proud to offer

 set of 4 drawing

classes with the well known and

highly successful artist

Michael Ashby.

Start back Wednesdays February 2016.

Time:   from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm.

or   5.30 pm  to 7.30 pm. 

Cost $120.00

 For further details follow the link.


Life Drawing classes  

 To book your place go to Contact !
Life Drawing :
Saturdays 2 pm -5 pm .

Hi everyone,

 Life Drawing continues at Shades of Art.

 Once again we have a number of people keen

to do life drawing and 6 models rearing to go!

 Cost: $90 – per person for 6 sessions.

 Casual positions available at $20 – per session

once a viability quota of 6 ‘core’ drawers

has been reached to cover expenses.

Up to 9 drawers per session.

Note: as a core member you can forego

one drawing session and 

still be (financially) ahead!

 Saturday afternoons, 2-5pm,

Currently running.

 Easels and drawing boards supplied

the usual routine from short to long poses,

at the (intimate) workshop space

at Shades of Art. With refreshments, too!

Facilitator - FRANK BURGER

3D Mixed Media,

Contemporary Textiles and

Silver Smithing Jewellery

workshops with

Katharine Martin-Burgers

(find out more about Katharine)

Workshops are organized by appointment.

Available Mondays, Wednesdays 

9 am to 12 noon.

$30.00 per session 

Please ring for more information

Oil painting workshops

with Frank Burgers

 13th of November.

Beginners to Skilled painters are welcome who

wish to explore and develop their creative potential.

  • Idea development techniques.
  • Learn control oil paints as a creative and expressive medium.
  • Develop colour mixing skills and colour knowledge.
  • Learn to use art elements in the expression of ideas.
  • Experiment with various painting techniques.

Workshop:$ 20.00 for 3 hours.

$120 per person for 6 sessions.

  ( Spaces available)

Each block consists of 6 classes over 6 weeks and is to be

paid for in advance to secure a spot.

Work shop artists receive a 10% discount

for all materials purchased at  Shades of Art.



Acrylic Painting Workshop

with Kate Gorman

Kate Gorman 2015

Very popular 6 Week block of workshops.

Last Block for the year

Tuesdays 20/010/2015 – 1/12/2015  

9 am – 12 noon ( fully booked)

1 pm - 4 pm (fully booked)

Beginners and Skilled Students Welcomed.

Cost : $ 120.00 for 6 weeks, materials not included.

Don't miss a spot,

put your name down on the waiting list.

Start back February 2016

Please ring for more information.

Looking for

evening/night art classes

Please contact Shades of Art



Shades of Art 

provides Face Painting

for Fetes, Festivals and

Parties by appointment.

Image painted by Sophia,

 During Face Painting at Shades of Art

Wangaratta Jazz Festival 2014




4 DAYS: Marc Bongers

Date: 05/10/2015 - 30/11/2015
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Wangaratta Victoria
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MAMA Art Foundation National Photography Prize 2016 Exhibition : Entries Close 11/03/16

Date: 26/10/2015 - 11/03/2016
Time: 12:00 am
Regional Arts Events, Wangaratta Victoria
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Major Works from the Australian Tapestry Workshop

Date: 31/10/2015 - 24/01/2016
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wangaratta Art Gallery: Gallery 1, Wangaratta Victoria
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Date: 02/11/2015 - 29/11/2015
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Elvery Fine Art Gallery, Chiltern Victoria
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Fleur Rendell: Australian Galleries Sydney

Date: 10/11/2015 - 29/11/2015
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Australian Galleries – Sydney, Sydney N.S.W
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2015 Student Art Exhibition: Pangerang Community House

Date: 12/11/2015 - 29/11/2015
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bainz Gallery, Wangaratta Victoria
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Expression of interest for Aboriginal Artist's

Date: 17/11/2015 - 31/01/2016
Time: 12:00 am
Northeast Health Wangaratta, Wangaratta Vic
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