“The home of traditional realist, tonal and impressionist painting”.


Current Executive:

President:xxxXx Raymond Hewitt.
Vice President:x Fiona Bilbrough.
Secretary:xxxxxxBill Caldwell.
Treasurer:XXXxxAmanda Hyatt.


Web Manager:   Amanda Hyatt.
Instagram:          Jennifer Fyfe.
Facebook:           Paul McDonald Smith.


 The Twenty Melbourne Painters Society Inc


The TMPS is one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious arts organisations reaching its centenary in 2018. It occupies a unique position in Australian art in that membership is restricted to 20 and is upon invitation only. Many distinguished artists have been members of the group and contributed to its colourful history. The society maintains a strong commitment to the traditions of realist, tonal and impressionist painting.

TMPS Members


This year we have been invited to showcase our work at the 2022 Camberwell Rotary Art Show . See “News” for details.


The TMPS looks forward to seeing you at our 2022 Annual Exhibition

The exhibition will be held at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery.
Location: Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield, Victoria.
Dates: 10th – 28th August 2022.
Opening hours: 1pm -5pm daily.

There will be approximately 160 paintings on show. Note that due to ongoing issues with the COVID-19 pandemic there will be no opening night.

This year Joseph Zbukvic and Herman Pekel will be giving a masterclass joint watercolour demonstration at 10.00am on Sunday 14th August. At this stage entry is by ticket only ; more information on how to acquire a ticket will be posted soon.