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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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January Membership Meeting

Please join us for our monthly meeting on Thursday, January 7th at 6:30 p.m.  Be sure to bring your art for a professional critique by fine art show judge, Dustin Van Wechel. This will be a great opportunity to gain some insight. Meeting location: The Gilbert Historical Museum, 10 S Gilbert Road Gilbert, AZ (SW […]

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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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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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April artist of the month

Help us to congratulate our April Artist of the Month: Jean Smith. She brought a beautiful abstract drawing to share with the group. If you’d like to be featured as artist of the month, bring a new (in the last two years), original, finished and framed work of art to the May meeting. A cash […]

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March artist of the month

Help us to congratulate our first Artist of the Month: Bruce Reade. Bruce has worked as a commercial artist for more than 20 years—you’ve probably seen his work in the Yellow Pages without even knowing it. Recently, he decided to focus on building his fine art career full-time. He works in a variety of mediums […]

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