Members’ Meetings

OUR GVAL MONTHLY MEETINGS HAVE BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS.  STAY WELL AND STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES.

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. 

Our meetings generally consist of: 

  • Critique of member’s Works in Progress
  • GVAL Announcements and Current Events
  • Guest presenter  
  • Voting for Artist of the Month                                                                                                                            

Meeting location: HD South, Home of the Gilbert Historical Museum, 10 S Gilbert Road, Gilbert 85296 (located just south of downtown Gilbert). Click here for a map and directions »

 

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 cannot have been submitted in a GVAL critique session during the same meeting
☆ 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 in June

 

Critique Guidelines
☆ Submitted works must be unfinished work
☆ Works should not be framed
☆ Once critiqued, works may not be submitted for AOTM during the same meeting
☆ Works do not have to be original works and 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