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April Meeting: Presenter and Nominations

Join us for the April membership meeting on Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gilbert Historical Museum and help welcome renowned artist Raleigh Kinney. Raleigh is a skilled watercolor and plein air artist both of which he will discuss at the meeting. He has taught workshops and given presentations throughout the US. Visit […]

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February Meeting

Join us for the next membership meeting—this month we welcome renowned artist Emily McPhie. Emily’s life revolves around family, faith, and art, and her paintings reflect the tenderness and toil of these things. Her art explores motherhood and avenues for gathering strength, beauty and wisdom from life. Emily was born and raised in Orem, Utah. […]

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January Meeting Recap

In the January meeting we had a great critique session with pieces from several members. Jean Smith won $16 in the 50/50 raffle. And Barbara Janecka was voted artist of the month for her painting “Dory.” We met our new newsletter chairperson, Karen Lockhart. She has a lot of great ideas but needs help from […]

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May/June News and Events

Though membership meetings will take a break for the summer, we still have a lot of things going on with GVAL in May and June. Logo Competition Announced GVAL wants you (to create a great logo that is). The club has been transitioning our look for some time now. The last piece of this makeover […]

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GVAL Welcomes New and Returning Board Members

GVAL held its annual election at the May membership meeting. We are pleased to announce the following positions: Co-chairperson: Michelle Cornelius Co-chairperson: Isabella Huin Secretary/Treasurer: Marsha Blumm Membership: Marsha Blumm Show Coordinator: Jean Smith Artist Coordinator: Diane Fales Newsletter/Website:  Michael Hayslip Meeting Coordinator: Suzy Muller The new board members are enthusiastic to get started in […]

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GVAL Board Meeting Minutes

GILBERT VISUAL ART LEAGUE BOARD MEETING MINUTES April 29, 2010 The meeting was called to order at 6:39 pm by Michelle Cornelius. Attendees:  Michelle, Jasmine, Michael, Diane, Isabela, Jean, Suzy, Marsha Upcoming Board Elections – Board Position Nominations Chairperson – Michelle Cornelius Co-Chair – Isabela Huin Secretary/Treasurer – Marsha Blumm Membership – Marsha Blumm Show […]

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Summer Artist Challenge: May Membership Meeting

Join us for a our second Artist Challenge: Creative Uses for Lighting and Shadow on Thursday, May 6. Jean Turner-Smith is preparing a demonstration showing how light defines forms. She will discuss the best times to paint, early morning or afternoon when shadows are long, and why.  She will have spot lights set up so […]

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Fine Art Reproduction: April Membership Meeting

Join us for a presentation by Image Craft on Thursday, April 1. We will be joined by several members of their sales team who will discuss how to prepare your art for reproduction, the options available for output, and artist copyright. Image Craft is a full service printing and reproduction house that can put “Any […]

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