Pleine Aire Paint Out

To kick off the 7th Annual Fine Art Show, GVAL will be hosting a paint out on Saturday, November 14 starting at 9 AM. Bring your art supplies and join us on the East, front lawn of the Gilbert Historical Museum. You have many choices in subject matter: there are roses in bloom on the […]

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GVAL 7th Annual Fine Art Show Dates and Info

Join us for GVAL’s 7th Annual Fine Art Show Reception on Sunday November 22, 2009 at 2 pm. If you can’t make it to the opening ceremony and awards presentation, please stop by the show and view the exhibit.  The show runs from November 14, 2009 through December 5, 2009. Show location: The Gilbert Historical […]

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Recap: Great Chicken Paint Out

What a beautiful morning to paint chickens! We had a great time taking photos, visiting with one another and painting the chickens on Halloween morning. It was cool, crisp and delightful! There were four varieties of chickens to admire and inspire us. They were Ameraucana, White Leghorns, Plymouth Barred Rocks and Golden Sexlings. They were […]

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October Meeting Recap

We had a great time listening and talking to GVAL presenter Dustin Van Wechel during our October meeting. Dustin’s work has been exhibited all throughout the US, including one-man shows and major art exhibitions, and the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s Western Visions show in Jackson, Wyoming. He will be judging our Annual Art Show. […]

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Great Chicken Paint Out

Plein Aire Event Planned… Hello GVAL ! We have a  paint out opportunity that is a little out of the ordinary. Michelle Cornelius has a friend who lives in the Circle G Ranch area at Guadalupe and Greenfield.  She has three varieties of chickens (16 total) and a lot of green grass and trees. These […]

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Grappling with Greys Artwork

Our first artist challenge was a great success! We had quite a few pieces to critique and vote on at the last meeting. The overwhelming winner was Michelle’s charcoal drawing of a parrot. It is a sample piece from her charcoal class at Art on Boston. She has another class starting on October 18 if […]

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Sun City Artists Art Show and Sale

I just received an email announcing an art show taking place this fall on November 13 and 14 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Spiritual Enrichment, 9745 W Peoria Ave in Peoria. There will be over 20 artists showing their original work in fine art, photography, stained glass, silk flower, pergamano, tile paintings, […]

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October Membership Meeting

Join GVAL for a presentation by Dustin Van Wechel on Thursday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. In February of 2002, Dustin left a successful 8-year career in the advertising industry to pursue his true passion, fine art, full-time. Since then, he has won numerous awards including the prestigious 2004 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Competition, the […]

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Constitution Week Art Contest

One of our members, Jean Smith, is coordinating the Constitution Week Art Contest which has been expanded to include adult entries this year. All artwork must be submitted by September 14, 2009 and must reflect this year’s theme, “Which Right is Right for You?” built around the Bill of Rights. The artwork will be displayed […]

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Charcoal Workshops by Michelle

Michelle Cornelius is teaching Charcoal Drawing Workshops at Art on Boston. In her classes, you will learn drawing basics, composition, techniques for accurate drawings, and how to transfer drawings to more permanent support. We will draw a still life in class and transfer it to archival drawing paper. The next workshop is on Friday, August […]

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