Calendar

2019 – 2020

September (Beginning of GVAL year):

September Membership Meeting:

Bring your Summer Challenge

Bring Art to view for Artist of the Month and bring Art that needs a critique

Presenter: (TBD)

GVAL Members Art Show – CALL FOR ART Call for Art Gilbert Arizona

Dates TBD

Deadline for Entries: October 22nd

**Note: Dues in by Sept 1st –

Click here to apply & pay dues online or print and mail or print and scan & email your form to become or renew your GVAL membership, thank you!

 

October:

October 4th

Member Meeting presenter: TBD

Members Art Show

Hosted by the Gallery at the Gilbert Historical Museum
10 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296

Deadline for Entries: October 21st

Sixth Annual Members Art Show:

Call for Art
November 2 – December 5, 2019
Deadline for entries is October 21, 2019

Click here to learn more and enter »

Call for Entries Document Click Here

November:

November 1st

Member Meeting Presenter: Trevor Swanson

Come Visit Us at the Gilbert Off the Street Art Festival!:

November 2nd – 4pm-9pm

November 3rd- 9am-7pm

Heritage District in Downtown Gilbert enjoy the sights, sounds and vibrant energy at the Gilbert “Off the Street” Festival. The festival will be held in Gilbert’s popular Heritage District in Downtown Gilbert and will be filled with live music, street performers, kids activities, food trucks, artisan and craft vendors. Joining us this year will be the Tasteabout Gilbert event.

Click here to learn more »

Members Art Show:

Opening Reception for Member show Nov. 4th 5p-6p

November 4 – December 7, 2017
Hosted by the Gallery at the Gilbert Historical Museum
10 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296

 

December:

Members Meeting:  Dec. join our Holiday Social and White Elephant exchange, check your Evite for Social’s details.

Members Art Show:
November – December

Hosted by the Gallery at the Gilbert Historical Museum
10 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296

 – Closing date of Member Show & Art pick up

January 2019:

January 3rd

Member Meeting presenter: Kyle Rafferty demonstrating still life art

The GVAL 17th Annual Juried Fine Art Show and Sale 2020

– CALL FOR ART:

Artists call for Entries deadline is February 9, 2020.

Show opens February 29 – April 2, 2020.

Opening reception is Saturday, February 29, 6 pm to 8 pm. Awards are presented at the Opening Reception.

February:

February 7th

Member Meeting presenter: TBD

The 17th Annual Juried Fine Art Show

Hosted by the Gallery at the Gilbert Historical Museum

Plein Air around town:

Bruce Stam can be seen around town leading plein air painting groups, sponsored by Jerry’s Artrama. These sessions are free of charge, and open to anyone who wants to participate.

click here to view more info on Bruce Stam

 

March:

March 7th

Member Meeting presenter: TBD

March 24, Saturday, Closing Reception (5-6:00 pm) this includes the People’s Choice Award

Closing reception – People’s Choice Award

We will have Awards and a Raffle for artists in the show. More parking is available in the school lot on Elliot Road just west of the Gilbert Historical Museum.

Note, Artists – after the People’s Choice Award – All art work must be picked up at this time. If unable to pick up at this time, you must make arrangements for someone to pickup, thank you!

 

April:

April 4th

Member Meeting presenter: TBD

Higley Fine Arts Festival:

Fine Arts Festival -2018 Higley Unified School District Fine Arts Festival – 9am to Noon Sat. April 14th 

High School Congressional Art Competition – 

GVAL Collaborates with High School Congressional Art Competition

GVAL members will hang over 100 pieces of artwork and photographs created by high school students.  The artwork of the 1st prize winners will go to the US Capital to be on display for one year. 2nd and 3rd prize artworks will hang in Congressman’s office in Washington DC and in Gilbert.

check out .gov website >

May:

May 2nd

Member Meeting presenter: Krista Eaton

Board Elections

June:

Members Meeting – Summer Social and Silent Auction

Don’t forget the Summer challenge

Vote, Artist of the Year

**Reminder dues in at the end of Summer, Sept.1

 

July:  Summer break – No Meetings

 

August:  No Member Meeting

Board meets

 

Visit the Annual Celebration of Fine Art, check out website >

GVAL Group Events:  (Check your email for Evite)

Plein Air Club by  Bruce Stam

for more details sign up for Bruce’s Newsletter click here.