Member Meetings

GVAL hosts a monthly membership meeting September through June on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Neely room at HD South, Home of the Gilbert Historical Museum.

HD South, Home of the Gilbert Historical Museum, 10 S Gilbert Road, Gilbert 85296 (located just south of downtown Gilbert). Please enter the parking lot to the west of the museum from W Elliot Rd. The gate to the HD South complex will be open at 6:15 and the meetings begin at 6:30 pm.

Our regular meetings generally consist of:
Critique of member’s work in progress (see guidelines below),
GVAL announcements and current events,
Guest presenter,
Vote for Artist of the Month by secret ballot (see guidelines below).


For information about our next meeting, please go to the Upcoming Dates Page.

Critique Guidelines
☆ Submitted works must be unfinished work
☆ Works should not be framed
☆ Works can be studies or works done in workshops
☆ Works should be ones the artist needs suggestions or directions to improve
☆ Works must be submitted by a member in good standing

Artist of the Month Rules  
☆ AOTM must be a member in good standing
☆ Once an artist wins AOTM, s/he may not win again during the current meeting year
☆ Work must be a finished piece, framed or gallery wrapped
☆ Work must have been completed with-in the last 2 years
☆ Work may be done in any fine art medium
☆ Winning AOTM artwork may be submitted into the GVAL Juried Art Show
☆ AOTM winners are eligible for the Artist of the Year contest, awarded at the end of each season