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GVAL Art Vine February 2011 Newsletter

GVAL Members and Friends, Today is the first editions of the “GVAL Art Vine,” the club newsletter. (Click here to download the February 2011 Art Vine PDF.) All submissions for publication and any ad inquiries should be sent to the editor, Karen Lockhart at gvalartvine@hotmail.com. All submissions for the newsletter should be sent within 1 […]

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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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2010 Art Show Winners

Below is a list of winners from the 2010 Annual Art Show and photos of their art. Best in Show Zhangjiajie by Nicolae Sinu Peoples Choice Old Blue Eyes by Donna Leonard Oil 1- Old Blue Eyes by Donna Leonard 2 – Ring Ring by Diane Fales 3- Dog Daze by Donna Leonard Watermedia 1- […]

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2010 Art Festival Recap

First annual Gilbert Arts Festival presented by Gilbert Visual Arts League was a success! Our first annual arts festival was held in conjunction with Gilbert Days Parade on Saturday, November 13, 2010. A fantastically picturesque day for our exhibitors and festival goers! We had eight artists who offered fine art paintings, drawings, art glass and […]

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Photos from Oil Painting Workshop

These are a few photos from Michelle Cornelius of the oil painting workshop with Dustin Van Wechel. Michelle said, “…was very fun and informative. We had seven students total. Dustin demonstrated portraiture with a model on Friday night. Saturday we painted, using Dustin’s techniques and our photographs. We finished with painting in plein aire at […]

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Call to Artists for 8th annual Fine Art Show

CONTACT:  Jean Turner-Smith TELEPHONE:  480.497.0677 EMAIL:  GilbertArt@USA.com GILBERT, AZ – The Gilbert Visual Art League (GVAL) invites Arizona fine artists to participate in the 8th annual Juried Fine Art Show.  There will be over $1000 awarded in cash prizes.  The exhibition will be held from November 5 through November 20, 2010 at the Gilbert Historical […]

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Acrylic Teaching Opportunity

We recently received this request from Chartpak, a manufacturer of fine art supplies, looking for acrylic artists to teach workshops. Read on for details. Dear Gilbert Visual Art League, I am writing to you in hopes that you might share the following job opportunity with acrylic painters and/or arts organizations in Gilbert, AZ. I would […]

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Gilbert Grows Art

Gilbert Grows Art is a group dedicated to bridging the gap between artists, business and the community leaders so arts and culture can thrive here in Gilbert and the Southeast Valley!! Find out more at GilbertGrowsArt.com OR join their Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=121938364483006

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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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Cinco de Mayo

Suzy Muller and Michelle Cornelius had a fantastic time on Cinco de Mayo in Down Town Gilbert! They sat at a table and distributed information to the community about GVAL! Watching the children play in the fountain under the water tower was very entertaining. HALE Theatre was handing out FREE theatre passes. Many conversations were […]

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