Our Upcoming Meetings

Board Meeting – Monday, September 14, 2020

We will be conducting a meeting of our board on Monday, September 14, via Zoom. Anyone who is unfamiliar with Zoom and wishes to learn how to use it may join this meeting. Invitations will be sent out to all our paid members. We will start signing in at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:00. You do not need to join this meeting unless you want to practice your Zoom skills.

General Meeting – Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Our general meeting, as mentioned in our previous post, will be via Zoom on Tuesday, September 15. As with Monday’s meeting, we will start signing in at 6:30 and start the meeting at 7:00. Again, invitations will go out to paid members from 2019/2020 and newer members for 2020/2021.

For More Information About Joining a Zoom Meeting:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-meeting#:~:text=Open%20Safari.-,Go%20to%20join.zoom.us.,zoom.us%2C%20click%20Allow.

September 2020 General Meeting

Artists!

We will be holding a Zoom meeting for our paid members on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. All artists who were paid members for the 2019/2020 season will receive an invitation by email. In that invitation will be a link you can click at the appropriate time and day to join the meeting.

When you click on the link you will be taken to a virtual “waiting room” and given an opportunity to test your audio to be sure that you can hear us. The meeting host will let you in to the meeting once your name is checked against the list of invitees. For this meeting, everyone but the presenter and our Prez, Debra Jones, will be muted except during the designated time for questions and answers.

Artist Demo – Holly Hunter Berry – Animal Portraits

Representationalist, impressionist, colorist, expressionist are a few of the “ist” terms that have defined her work at various times. She continues to grow and push herself to explore new fresh approaches to communicating her message. Never tired of “pushing paint around” she looks forward to working at the easel every day possible. At this stage in Holly’s career she enjoys giving back to the community by teaching her weekly classes and periodic workshops. She tries to teach in a way as to take the mystery out of the painting process. Intuition is important but a strong foundation is important as well and that is her focus. Intuition is personal and can’t be taught…that is the voice of the artist! In addition to giving demonstrations for art groups she has also been asked to be a judge at various art shows.

Anyone Not Familiar With Zoom?

We will invite anyone not yet familiar with Zoom to attend our board meeting on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Send us a message on the “Contact Us” form and you will be added to the invitation.

Dues For the 2020/2021 Season

Membership Dues Will Be Due on October 1, 2020, to get ready for the Fall Art Show.

Fall 2020 Art Show and Competition

Our Fall Art Show and Competition will be a virtual one this year. It is scheduled for late October. Details to follow.

A Word About Future Plans

Greetings, Artists!

As September and the traditional beginning of our art season draws nearer, you are all undoubtedly wondering about our plans for meetings and our usual Fall Art Show.

We are very busy, exploring options for virtual meetings and a virtual art show. Things are looking promising, and we hope to be able to give you some more concrete information very soon.

In the meantime, we would appreciate your feedback. Please use our contact form to get in touch with us and let us know what your feelings are about (a) virtual meetings, using software such as Zoom or Google Meets; and (b) a virtual art show, with winners displayed on our website.

We would love to hear from you! Some of you may be quite familiar with virtual gatherings already, while some of you may not know yet how you would be able to participate. Give us a shout!

Thank you, and we will be back with you soon!

Local Art Opportunities

For Anyone Looking for an Art Exhibition:

Gemini
The Two Sides of Light
You are invited to the exhibition of artwork by
Ken Muenzenmayer and Karen Vernon
at the
Live Oak Art Center
1014 Milam St, Columbus, TX 78934
The Artists’ Reception will be Thursday, June 25th at 6 PM
We would love for you to join us at this exhibition of our works. The show is open over an extended period allowing you to stop in and view it at your leisure or to attend the
mid-show reception.
Hours: Wednesday – Friday 11 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 11 AM – 2 PM
1014 Milam St., Columbus, Texas 78934
979-732-8398

Also:

Show Your Artwork at ARTS’ Ross Gallery
Normally, June and July find the Ross Gallery at Arts for Rural Texas filled with artwork created by the children enrolled in the Summer Art Camp. This year the children and their artwork will be in the Schmid Arts Annex.
We have had patrons stopping in to view artwork and we would like to invite you to bring some things in to show. You are among the invited artists that are being offered the opportunity to show in the Ross Gallery for the next 2 months. Paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry, all media may be shown. All artwork must be properly framed or staged for exhibition. Bring in your artwork and let’s celebrate the creative world and all things wonderful. We are accepting artwork in all media next week, Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 4 PM.
Please contact us if you plan to participate.
979-378-2113

Online Watercolor Classes

For those of you who would like to learn more about watercolor in the comfort of your own home!

Click on the link below:

Ellen Orseck Summer Classes Flyer-2