yvette coppersmith

Approaches in Still Life – new workshop!

We’re very excited to announce our new workshop – APPROACHES IN STILL LIFE!

Explore the broad and well loved subject of still life with artist Yvette Coppersmith! Student will work both tonally and in colour to explore still life in a new and exciting way.

It’s on 29th April and 6th May, for all the details and to book CLICK HERE.

Self Portraits with Yvette Coppersmith

We’re thrilled to have Yvette Coppersmith return to The Art Room with a new SELF PORTRAIT PAINTING WORKSHOP!

It’s a two part series and it begins Saturday 2nd December, for all the details and to book CLICK HERE.

This Wild Song forum with Bendigo Art Gallery

Ilona Nelson is hosting a forum with Bendigo Art Gallery THIS Saturday at 2pm!

Join us for a wonderful afternoon of talks by Celeste Chandler, Yvette Coppersmith, Megan Evans and Kate Rohde with a Q&A session as well.

It’s free to attend but please RESERVE YOUR SEAT HERE!


A huge congratulations and good luck from The Art Room to…

Yvette Coppersmith for being selected as a finalist in the Archibald prize with her beautiful portrait of Professor Gillian Triggs.

And to Michael Peck for being selected as a finalist in the Sir John Sulman Prize with this wonderful painting ‘Therefore I am’.



The Art Room Tutor Exhibition

We’re very excited to be hosting an exhibition of work by our tutors!  Please join us Saturday 1st July 1-3pm for the one day event and meet the team!  We’ll be showing works by:

Sue Beyer
Godwin Bradbeer
Yvette Coppersmith
Filomena Coppola
Erika Gofton
Ilona Nelson
Nic Plowman
Merryn Trevethan


This beautiful piece is by Godwin Bradbeer

Tutor Exhibition

We’re excited to be having an exhibition by our wonderful tutors!  Join us on the 1st of July to meet The Art Room team and see works by:

Godwin Bradbeer / godwinbradbeer.com
Yvette Coppersmith / yvettecoppersmith.com
Filomena Coppola / filomenacoppola.com
Erika Gofton
Ilona Nelson / ilonanelson.com
Nic Plowman / nicplowman.com
Merryn Trevethan / merryntrevethan.com

All the details on FB HERE.


Portraiture Masterclass with Yvette Coppersmith

We’re thrilled to welcome Yvette Coppersmith to The Art Room!

Yvette will be hosting a fantastic new workshop series, PORTRAITURE MASTERCLASS, designed to develop and strengthen observational skills, and provide a structure in working with the portrait.  Topics covered include palette organisation, colour mixing, composition, preparatory studies, portrait proportions and painting techniques.

Places are limited to so please book your spot HERE to avoid disappointment!