Welcome to the Gilbert Visual Art League

The Gilbert Visual Art League offers a venue for local artists to show their work and strives to increase artistic awareness and appreciation in the community and surrounding area. Membership comes with many benefits including monthly meetings, access to exclusive local venues and an annual art show.

Monthly Meetings

GVAL hosts a monthly membership meeting on the first Thursday of each month at the Gilbert Historical Museum in the C.W. and Modene Neely Room. The meetings start with an art critique at 6:30 pm followed by a presentation or demonstration at 7 pm. Members are encouraged to bring their “work in progress” pieces to the critique for feedback.  Plus bring your finished pieces to compete for “Artist of the Month”. The presentations vary but often feature a lecture by a prominent local artist.

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PERPETUAL MOTION

Meeting location: Gilbert Historical Museum, 10 S Gilbert Road, Gilbert 82333 (located just south of downtown Gilbert). Click here for a map and directions »

Summer Challenge:

An Artist’s interpretation of Perpetual Motion, the winner will be the Artist who is most creative.  Let’s see your Perpetual Motion piece at the September member’s meeting.

Jean Turner Smith

Congratulations to Jean Turner Smith, GVAL’s Artist of the Year 2015-2016!

Congratulations Artist of the Year, Jean Turner Smith!

Shows, Competitions & Local Art:

Now Showing, Check out Summer local Art in the Museum Gallery at the Gilbert Historical Museum

Hi to all, hope you had a wonderful summer!  We will taking down the current Art Exhibit on Sept 1st.  I will be at the gallery at 5:00 pm to return your art.  That is the same day as our first meeting, so you can make just one trip.

If you are unable to be there, please let Sharon know at –  sharon.hess33@yahoo.com

Call for Art Gilbert Arizona

Members Art Show

Members Art Show

Click here to open Members Art Show Call for Entries

 

Newsletters:

click here to see GVAL newsletters on our News page

Exclusive Show Venues

Want to share your artistic vision with the world and maybe sell your work? Show in one of the many local venues available to our club members.

Our Venue Coordinator has lined up several “member only” show venues but the spaces fill up fast. Click here for more about our venues »