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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Art Hanging and Reception at Bergie’s

New place to hang some artwork! We have an opportunity to have work shown at Bergie’s Coffee house on Gilbert Road! It’s a little house with a few walls and some space in the bathrooms (for the captive crowd). Even though it’s small, the place has a lot of business every morning. Choose work that […]

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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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GVAL Welcomes New and Returning Board Members

GVAL held its annual election at the May membership meeting. We are pleased to announce the following positions: Co-chairperson: Michelle Cornelius Co-chairperson: Isabella Huin Secretary/Treasurer: Marsha Blumm Membership: Marsha Blumm Show Coordinator: Jean Smith Artist Coordinator: Diane Fales Newsletter/Website:  Michael Hayslip Meeting Coordinator: Suzy Muller The new board members are enthusiastic to get started in […]

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GVAL Board Meeting Minutes

GILBERT VISUAL ART LEAGUE BOARD MEETING MINUTES April 29, 2010 The meeting was called to order at 6:39 pm by Michelle Cornelius. Attendees:  Michelle, Jasmine, Michael, Diane, Isabela, Jean, Suzy, Marsha Upcoming Board Elections – Board Position Nominations Chairperson – Michelle Cornelius Co-Chair – Isabela Huin Secretary/Treasurer – Marsha Blumm Membership – Marsha Blumm Show […]

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Donating vs. Auctioning Your Art

Here are a few points to think about the next time you are asked to donate art. Undervaluing Art Hurts the Community Many artists struggle to make a profit each year, and although it might sound noble to give art away, sometimes it does the community of artists more harm than good. Fundraisers who ask […]

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Summer Artist Challenge: May Membership Meeting

Join us for a our second Artist Challenge: Creative Uses for Lighting and Shadow on Thursday, May 6. Jean Turner-Smith is preparing a demonstration showing how light defines forms. She will discuss the best times to paint, early morning or afternoon when shadows are long, and why.  She will have spot lights set up so […]

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Fine Art Reproduction: April Membership Meeting

Join us for a presentation by Image Craft on Thursday, April 1. We will be joined by several members of their sales team who will discuss how to prepare your art for reproduction, the options available for output, and artist copyright. Image Craft is a full service printing and reproduction house that can put “Any […]

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Diane Fales Accepted into Two Shows

Diane Fales, the new GVAL Artist Coordinator, has been accepted into two upcoming shows. She was accepted in the Shemer Art Center show “Alive” running in March. Diane is in good company. Two other GVAL members were also accepted, Susan Osuch and Jacqueline Price. Support their success by attending the reception on March 16 from […]

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