11 Nov 2023, 1:30pm

11 Nov 2023, 1:30pm Art Layers Series 3 Ep 4 Listeners taking in the final episode of Series 3 ‘Art Layers with Hornsby art Society’, hosted by Hadijah Munting. Joining Hadijah in this episode once again is Chris Beard, president of the Hornsby Art Society, who shares the tantalising details of Hornsby Art Society’s Christmas program. In addition, an entertaining conversation about the art of sport with cyclists Paul-Andre Thierry. Paul-Andre reveals the influences in his life and in particular his love of the great outdoors and how this passion resonates with him. Painter Jenny Rowley returning to continue her talks to Hadijah with openness and humour, sharing her personal journey as an artist.  Listeners will perceive how inherently resourceful, resilient and ambitious artists are in general. You will once again be delighted by an original and emotive song from our local musician hailing from Berowra Harriet Bennett. Of course, the amazing kookaburras our backyard birds are interspersed throughout the program.

4 Nov 2023, 1:30pm

4 Nov 2023, 1:30pm Art Layers Series 3 Ep 3 Series 3 episode 3 ‘Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society’ be delighted by the backyard bird’s late afternoon chatter. Local artist and host Hadijah Munting’s informal chat with the President of the Hornsby Art Society,  Chris Beard, who provides a rundown on the Hornsby Art Prize exhibition in conjunction with Hornsby Council at Wallarobba. Under Hadijah’s gentle questioning, listeners learn more of the significant and interesting details of The Hunter Wetlands joining her will be James Wilson general manager of the Hunter Wetlands. An altogether unique and inspiring journey that will keep you entertained and the gaggle of geese no less will be featured as well. You will have great pleasure in listening to another original and inspiring song by local musician Harriet Bennet. Followed by a chat with Ariane Hoelscher her inspiration in travels to Africa and its influences. The art of juggling, travelling and having fun with a celiac in the family including the process that this entails.

28 Oct 2023, 1:30pm

28 Oct 2023, 1:30pm Art Layers Series 3 Ep 2 Series 3 Episode 2 listeners will be further delighted in ‘Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society’ by the birds in spring including our magpies no less. This episode will also include host Hadijah Munting’s informal chat with the President of the Hornsby Art Society, Chris Beard, who provides a rundown on the Arts Society itself.  Hadijah will also probe the art of teaching, music and hiking not one but six continents and all that it entails with Anne Minogue. You will have the pleasure of listening to Harriet Bennet entertaining us with another impressive original song. Visual artist, creator, painter and sculptor Carolyn Doherty will be joined by host Hadijah chatting about her inspirations, ways of learning in the creative field and her love of art.

21 Oct 2023, 1:30pm

21 Oct 2023, 1:30pm Art Layers Series 3 Ep 1 In Series 3 Episode 1 of ‘Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society’, as in the previous two series, listeners will be treated to interludes of bird song locally recorded from our backyards integral to our local surroundings. Followed by host Hadijah Munting chatting with Chris Beard, president of the Hornsby Art Society, the start of spring and all that blooms as inspiration to artists and the plein air groups. Special guest from the Hornsby Art Society artist Nel Davis talking about the wonderful world of painting with watercolours and how this all came about for her. Hadijah also talks with the talented Harriet Bennett about her challenging juggling act as a student, barista and musician. You will have the pleasure of listening to her mesmerising songs in this episode and subsequent episodes.

1 Jul 2023, 2pm

1 Jul 2023, 2pm Art Layers S2 Ep 4 Host Hadijah Munting introduces the final episode of the second four-part series Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society. Once again avian voices from the album ‘Songs of Disappearance’ draw attention throughout the program to the plight of endangered and threatened species of Australian birds. Joining the show once more is Chris Beard, President of the Hornsby Art Society, who informs listeners about the 2023 exhibitions that are underway, and planned at the Wallarobba Arts, and Cultural Centre in Hornsby. Hadijah’s final guest for this series, Michelle Kirk, comes from a creative family where art was a focus in the family’s daily life. For Michelle, this beginning naturally progressed to a career in the arts. Listeners will be treated to an informal chat and a description of where her journey has taken her. And finally, listeners will enjoy another song, ‘The River’ performed by Whiplash and introduced by Kane Stewart.

24 Jun 2023, 2pm

24 Jun 2023, 2pm Art Layers S2 Ep3 Welcome to Episode Three of our second four- part series, Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society, with host, Hadijah Munting. Once again, our episode is enhanced by bird calls from ‘Songs of Disappearance’ – created to bring attention to endangered and threatened species of Australian birds. Hadijah welcomes Chris Beard, President of the Hornsby Art Society, to talk about the Art Society’s Tuesday Meet – ups in Hornsby. There is an amazing story waiting to be told, and Hadijah draws out this story with a special guest an artist and musician Barry Gill. Listeners will also hear about his connection with The Rogues and enjoy an original song by the group. Also in this episode: Hadijah interviews Leslie Lydon, who tells her wonderful recycling story and introduces listeners to a more sustainable way of doing the ordinary.

17 Jun 2023, 2pm

17 Jun 2023, 2pm Art Layer S2 Ep2 Throughout all episodes Art Layers continues to raise in our listeners a subtle awareness of the precious avian voices in this country, which could easily be silenced if we do not care for them. In this episode host Hadijah Munting talks again with Chris Beard, President of the Hornsby Art Society about joining the Society and all the benefits of becoming a member. Teachers can use creative approaches in their art of teaching to help students understand the topics and make their learning more interesting and fun. Hadijah chats with teacher and overseas volunteer Carmel Healey about the challenges of her experiences. Listeners will hear this remarkable lady talk about being the first in her family to graduate from university and the value of learning. Another guest, Wendy Schuster, artist and psychotherapist, converses with Hadijah about the juggle in her art and career. This episode also brings listeners another original song, ‘Missing’, by the band Whiplash, with an introduction from Kane Stewart.

ART LAYERS WITH HORNSBY ART SOCIETY SERIES 4
Episode 1 Episodic description
Throughout Series 4 Episode 1 of ‘Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society’, hosted by Hornsby artist Hadijah
Munting, will bring listeners, the Koel our local and migratory bird that travels to Australia to breed from
Eastern Indonesia and or Papua New Guinea each year. They are known to live somewhere between 12 – 15 years and in Indian folklore the Koel is known to be a lucky bird.
The first episode will include Hadijah’s informal interview with the Secretary of the Hornsby Art Society and accomplished visual artist, Leonie Fisher, giving us an update on the forthcoming exhibitions and events.
Hadijah will also probe the world of Leonie Fischer her inspirations, and how inherently resourceful, resilient and ambitious artists are in general and their love of art.
Due to popular demand, we play one of Harriet Bennetts original songs.
Special guest Mary Faith Director of the Grace Cossington Smith gallery Abbotsleigh giving us an insight into what this job entails and her personal journey as an Abbotsleigh student and an Abbotsleigh teacher.

In Episode 2 of ‘Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society’, host local artist Hadijah Munting has another chat with the secretary of the Hornsby Art Society, Leonie Fisher, on insights into the varied and interesting experiences that the Hornsby Art Society offers its members.
In this episode, listeners will be treated to bird song from Oberon, morning chatter by our avian friends.
Hadijah also interviews Dr John Giblin, in general you will be able to hear particular details of John’s personal life–growing up, schooling–and his remarkable achievements.
Musician, Kane Stewart, returns with his performance of another amazing and thought-provoking original
song.

In Episode 3 of ‘Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society’, host Hadijah Munting chats with Leonie Fischer,
secretary of the Hornsby Art Society, who fills listeners in about the many painting group opportunities
available.
As in previous episodes, listeners will be treated to bird song from Songs of Disappearance, an album of
Australian bird calls created to draw attention to endangered and threatened species of Australian birds.
Hadijah also talks with the diversely talented Di Bowls about her challenging juggling act with family, career and being a volunteer at ‘The Cottage Brooklyn’. Listeners hear how being part of The Cottage Community art gallery has empowered the community.
Harriett Bennet returns with another one of her original and captivating songs.
Hadijah also interviews Roz Cameron. Listeners will perceive how inherently resourceful, resilient and
ambitious educators are. In general, you will hear details of Roz’s life growing up on a farm in Yenda.

In Episode 4 of ‘Art Layers with Hornsby Art Society’, host Hadijah Munting chats with Leonie Fischer,
secretary of the Hornsby Art Society, who fills listeners in about being a volunteer for the Hornsby art Society.
In this episode, listeners will be treated to bird song from Kalkari track Mt Colah.
Chatting with Environmentalist Beverley Gwatkin. Listeners learn more of her career in Pharmaceuticals plus the significant and interesting details of St Ives Wildflower gardens and the numerous volunteer groups.
Due to popular demand Kane Stewart returns playing an original composition.
Followed by a special guest Paul Sorell talking about how career, family and island-hopping
opportunities have come his way. This will also include Paul’s time in PNG working for Shell.