Tuesday, May 23, 2017

June Newsletter




 May 23, 2017
Murfreesboro Art League
JUNE Newsletter
NOTE: The gallery is open to the public on Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm and also still open on Monday nights 7:00 to 9:00 pm!  . The gates will be open for parking in the Cannonsburg Village on Monday nights.  Do not park on any sidewalk. Don’t park on the inner circle, so fire truck can get through. Don’t park past end of garden, so fire truck can get to the hydrant. Thanks!

>The Gallery is now open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday.  Member Sign-up sheets available at Gallery!!  Our regular meeting nights are Monday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm – come join us. 
See Murfreesboro Art League’s class agenda for the year under event Calendar at http://murfreesboroartleague.blogspot.com.  

> June 5th, 12th, & 19th - Water color art classes with Phyllis Razo on Monday, 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  Please bring to class water colors in tubes (cheap brands ok), rounds and flats in sizes #2, 6, & 8, water color paper (140 lb. cold pressed 9 x 12 –spiral ok– NO CASON – Prefer Strathmore wind power in pink & brown cover), a water soluble pen and paper towels.  Members attend free!!! Non-members 1st class is free and $15.00 afterward!  Come join us!  

 >Rotunda Exhibition (Civic Center site downtown): Exhibit is May 2nd to June 12th; Reception for the eleven artists is June 9th, 6:00-9:00 pm (Mark, Reba, Norma, Ted, Michael, Gloria, Bobbie, Suzanne, Phyllis, Katia, & Beverly). Rev. Newsom may play.  Take down afterwards or morning of June 12th, beginning at 10:00 am.  Postcard advertisements have been printed and are available to those exhibiting at Murfreesboro Art League Gallery.    Murfreesboro Art League Gallery will not be open the night of the Boro Art Crawl. -See postcard advertisement at top of page.
>Crawl the Mall 2017 for Southeast Nashville Artists at the Global Mall:  May 27th from 3:30 to 7:30 pm (if exhibiting, pickup at 7:30 pm promptly.

>The 2nd annual 2017 Smyrna Art Crawl is Friday, June 9th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.  Drop off is Friday, May 26th or Saturday, May 27th between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm or Sunday, May 28th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Pickup is 9:00 to 9:30 pm after exhibit.

>The Great American Race day is on for June 26th- 10:30 am to 3 pm as requested by Cannonsburg Village.

>July 7 & 8, 2017 are the Uncle Dave Macon Days – anyone wishing to volunteer at the Gallery, please email Suzannelebeau@att.net  within the next few days as only ten spaces out of twenty remain open.  Empty slots are:  three on July 7, Friday from 4-8pm; one on July 8, Saturday from 10am-1pm; two on July 8, Saturday from 1-4 pm; and five on July 8, Saturday from 4-8 pm.

> Come join us at Summer Art Camp in July at the Murfreesboro Art League for rising 3rd graders.  July 10-14 and 17-21 is beginners weeks and July 24-28 is advanced week from 9 to noon. All supplies are included in the cost, along with a sketch book for each participant. Email suzanne.lebeau@att.net  for a registration form and/or drop by on Monday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Murfreesboro Art League’s Gallery at Cannonsburg.  SUZANNE STILL NEEDS SOMEONE TO HELP WITH CLASSES.
>Child Advocacy Center (615-867-9000 or jessicawauchek@bellsouth.net) is looking for Summer Santa Greeting Card artwork, reaching nearly 6,000. Deadline is June 1st.
>Murfreesboro Art League wants to wish Gloria Ardnt a speedy recovery.
>Life Care Center at Hickory Woods Art exhibit was a good-but participant down.
>Suzanne’s May acrylic classes were fun – they experimented with fluid paint and more!
>The Center for the Arts needs artists to display their art on June 9th, the Boro Art Crawl night.  If interested contact anna@borarts.org .
>Paint & demonstrate for camp at Oakland Mansion (see Mary Beth Neville) -June 7th-12th.

>Linebaugh Library Artists for the month of June is Ted, July is Reba, and August is Suzanne.
>Featured Artist at Gallery for June/July will be Phyllis Razo.
Dates to remember:
·          At Gallery:  June 5th, 12th, and 19th – Water Color classes with Phyllis Razo; June 26th is our monthly business meeting.
·          Crawl the Mall 2017 is May 27th from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Global Mall on Bell Road.
·          Rotunda Exhibition – Exhibition is May 1st to June 12th.   June 9th  from 6-9 pm is our reception that aligns with the Boro Art Crawl. Take-down after 9 pm on June 9th or Monday,  June 12th beginning at 10:00 am.
·          The Great American Race - Monday, June 26th, 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Future planned events:
>Children’s art classes-3rd grade and up for first 3 weeks of July- Beginners 1st & 2nd  and advanced 3rd weeks.
>Possible annual event with silent auction
>Plein air event next year – paint out and maybe chuck wagons??  It is planned for sometime in October of 2018 – we expect this to be fun – Phyllis Razo is in charge of this event planning.
Officers:
·         President-Mark Jackson;
·         Vice President-Norma Holden;
·         Treasurer-Phyllis Razo;
·          Corresponding Secretary-Reba Hinkle Recording Secretary - Kylee Harrison.
·         Board members are Kathleen Phillips, Danny Jones, and Bobbie Bittner.


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Thursday, May 4, 2017

upcoming art shows and deadlines



There are many artsy events coming up! This weekend is the Tennessee Craft Fair out at Centennial Park. It’s too late to ENTER for this one, but it’s fun to go browse! 

Also this Sunday in Murfreesboro is the Mid State Iris Association Show and Photo Contest: PhotographersPlease contact Andrew Buhler, Jr. at 931-552-7157 or andrew.buhler@jostens.com .  Bring your photo entries to the show during the hours when horticulture entries are accepted – Sunday, May 7, 2017, from 7am to 9am, CST, at Riverdale HS in Murfreesboro. This is fun to just go LOOK at the irises they have on display, too!

Then, we have deadlines coming up for several shows if you want to enter some of your art:
Smyrna has their Depot Arts Fest/art crawl on June 9. FREE! The deadline is This Saturday, May 6! http://www.depotdistrictartsfest.com/art-call/

Jerry’s Artarama is sponsoring another “Crawl the Mall” in Antioch.  Fee=$20 for 3. The deadline is actually May 13, not the 9th. http://www.nashville-jerrys.com/community

The Boro Art Crawl for June is accepting art through May 15. http://boroartcrawl.com/submissions/

The Customs House in Clarksville is currently accepting applications for its year-long program of temporary art displays. http://customshousemuseum.org/exhibits/call-to-artists .

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

APRIL 25, 2017
Murfreesboro Art League
MAY Newsletter


NOTE: The gallery opening to the public on Weekends beginning May 6, 2017 and also still open on Monday nights 7:00 to 9:00 pm . The gates will be opened for parking in the Cannonsburg Village on Monday nights.  Do not park on any sidewalk. Don’t park on the inner circle, so fire truck can get through. Don’t park past end of garden, so fire truck can get to the hydrant. Thanks!
  
>We have updated our member listing.  Bring dues to meeting if you are not receiving newsletter.
>Beginning on May 6th, the Gallery is open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday.  Sign-up sheets available at Gallery events!!
>Check out the Murfreesboro Art League class agenda for the year on http://murfreesboroartleague.blogspot.com under event Calendar.
>Arts Night at Hobgood Elementary School on April 20th was a lot of fun – lots of children stopped by for Suzanne’s Fridge magnets & name tags.  Reba and Norma had lots of children drawing and coloring.  Everyone looked at the art exhibit and talked to the artists.

> May 1st, 8th, & 15th – Abstract Assembly & mixed media by Suzanne LeBeau. Here is a listing of supplies for Suzanne's classes:  Acrylic paints; A few random brushes of various sizes; Paper Towels; 3 things to paint on (canvases, canvas paper, or watercolor paper); Mediums you like; Rubber gloves; Papers or small items to include (like collage) Rollers, brayers, trowels, etc -IF you have them - There are a variety of ways to apply the paint, including old credit cards, printing, & even finger painting.  May 22nd is business meeting.  All begin at 7:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm.  Come join us!
 >Rotunda Exhibition (Civic Center site downtown): Setup-May 1st from 2:00-4:00 pm.  Exhibit - May 2 - June 12th; Reception- June 9th, 6:00-9:00 pm. Take down - June 12th, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (just have to drive in nail per Suzanne-carpet is the wall covering.)  Suzanne sent out an email to members for entry of up to 5 items ( suzanne.lebeau@att.net),  List artwork on Google Sheets link sent by Suzanne.  If you did not receive the email or can’t access, email Suzanne with the following:  Your name, name of paintings or artwork being submitted (up to 5), type of media with size framed, price if applicable, and a telephone number where you can be reached.  Also email Suzanne a little info about yourself along with 1-2 pictures of your best paintings/art to give to Jennifer at the City of Murfreesboro, who will select 2 to 3 total for mailings and invitations. This needs to be completed by this WEDNESDAY by noon.  Very important as the list is submitted to the City for printing mail outs.
>Crawl the Mall 2017 for Southeast Nashville Artists at old Hickory Hollow Mall-now the Global Mall:  Application Deadline - May 13th by 6:00 pm at Jerry's Artarama (Amanda Micheletto-Blouin at nashville@jerrysartarama.com or call 615-731-5901).  Exhibit-May 27th from 3:30 to 7:30 pm; Art drop-off is May 26th from 4:00-6:00 pm - Submission Fee-$20 up to 3 pieces of art - paid at Jerry's Artarama in Cash by deadline.  Prizes!
>Life Care Center at Hickory Woods Art exhibit at 4200 Murfreesboro Pike, Antioch, TNsetup-May 12th, take-down-May 19th, both @ 4:00 pm.  Bring up to 4 pieces of art.  Those who exhibit will be treated to lunch at a later date!  Contact person is Phyllis at prazo0503@aol.com
>Gayle Levee is offering a two-day Plein Air painting class on May 20th and 21st for $99.00.  Sign up on her web page at http://www.gaylelevee.com .
>Phyllis will be sending out information on the Smyrna Art Cooperation Art Crawl for whole month of June
>Dedication of Muriel wall for Smyrna Art on May 4th, 4-6:00 pm – contact Phyllis at prazo0503@aol.com
>4 people have volunteered for the Great American Race day on June 26th- 10:30 am to 3:00 pm as requested by Cannonsburg Village.
>Paint & demonstrate for camp at Oakland Mansion (see Mary Beth Neville) -June 7th-12th
>July 7 & 8, 2017 are the Uncle Dave Macon Days – anyone wishing to volunteer for the Gallery, please email your name to Mark Jackson- boomermcbride03@gmail.com  by May 15th- -only 20 people can sign up for this event.
>Linebaugh Library Artists for the month of May is Gloria, June is Ted, and July is Reba.
>Featured Artist at Gallery for April/May is Joe Cole, Photographer.
Dates to remember:
·          At Gallery:  May 1st, 8th, and 15th - Abstract Assemblage; May 22nd– Business meeting; May 29th– Meet & Greet; Phyllis’ watercolor classes, June 5th, 12th, & 19th
·          Rotunda Exhibition setup – April 27th deadline; May 1st, 2:00 to 4:00 pm-hang art; June 9th, 6-9:00 pm reception; take-down June 12th
·          May 8th-Beginning open weekends at Gallery
·          Life Care Center at Hickory Woods – May 12th setup, May 19th take-down at 4:00 pm
·          Crawl the Mall 2017- May 27th-deadline May 13th at 6 pm; Drop-off -May 26th 4-6:00 pm
·          The Great American Race, Monday, June 26th, 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
·          Gayle Levee Plein Air weekend, May 20th & 21st
Future planned events:
>Children’s art classes -1st 3 weeks of       July- Beginners 1st & 2nd; advanced 3rd
>Possible annual event with silent auction
>Plein air event next year – paint out.
Officers:
·         President-Mark Jackson;
·         Vice President-Norma Holden;
·         Treasurer-Phyllis Razo;
·          Corresponding Secretary-Reba Hinkle Recording Secretary - Kylee Harrison.
·         Board members are Kathleen Phillips, Danny Jones, and Bobbie Bittner.


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Monday, April 10, 2017

April Updates

APRIL 10, 2017
Murfreesboro Art League
April UPDATED
Rounded Rectangle: NOTE: The gallery is closed to the public on Weekends until late April.  We are still open on Monday nights!  . The gates will be opened for parking in the Cannonsburg Village.  Do not park on any sidewalk. Don’t park on the inner circle, so fire truck can get through. Don’t park past end of garden, so fire truck can get to the hydrant. THANKS!
 







>DUES ARE DUE!!  Bring to meeting on April 10th, 17th, or 24th – final day to be included on new member list. 
Beginning in May, the Gallery is open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday.
>Sign-up sheets available at Gallery for events!!
>Check out the Murfreesboro Art League class agenda for the year on http://murfreesboroartleague.blogspot.com under event Calendar.  April 3rd, 10th, & 17th are open studio and April 24th is our monthly business meeting.  May 1st, 8th, & 15th – Abstract Assembly & mixed media by Suzanne LeBeau.  May 22nd is business meeting.  All begin at 7:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm.  Come join us with your projects where you can ask for helpful techniques or critiques, plus great conversation!
>Art has been hung in the Gallery in time for the Boro Art Crawl (see below) but there is room for more!  Bring your art to the meeting on April 10th.

>Boro Art Crawl   http://boroartcrawl.com - Boro Art Crawl is on April 14th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Cannonsburg will open the gates for the crawl so you can drive back!).  Plan to attend, demonstrate your art or just socialize.  Finger foods/snacks available.

 >Arts Night at Hobgood Elementary School, 307 Baird Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37130 on April 20th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm (Note the TIME!!!).  Setup 4:00 or 4:30 pm.  Contact person- Phyllis at prazo0503@aol.com)
>April 22nd is Pioneer Days at Cannonsburg Village 10:00 to 4:00pm- See web page www.cannonsburgvillageocom for more information.  We will be open & some may be in costume.  Demonstrations of art on-site!.
>Linebaugh Library Artists of the month: Kylee
>Featured Artist at Gallery for April/May is Joe Cole, Photographer.

>May upcoming events:
>Rotunda Exhibition (Civic Center site downtown): Exhibit runs from May 2 - June 12th; Reception is June 9th from 6:00-9:00 pm. Contact Suzanne for information suzanne.lebeau@att.net .
>Crawl the Mall 2017 for Southeast Nashville Artists at old Hickory Hollow Mall:  Application Deadline - May 13th by 6:00 pm at Jerry's Artarama.  Exhibit-May 27th from 3:30 to 7:30 pm. - Submission Fee-$20 up to 3 pieces of art - paid at Jerry's Artarama in Cash by deadline.  Prizes!
>Life Care Art exhibit in Hickory Woods – setup-May 12th, 4:00 pm and take-down-May 19th, 4:00 pm.  Those who exhibit will be treated to lunch at a later date!  Contact person is Phyllis at prazo0503@aol.com
Officers:
President-Mark Jackson;
Vice President-Norma Holden;
Treasurer-Phyllis Razo;
 Corresponding Secretary-Reba Hinkle Recording Secretary - Kylee Harrison.
Board members are Kathleen Phillips, Danny Jones, and Bobbie Bittner.
Claire has moved!  We will miss her.

Dates to remember:
·         April 3, 10, & 17 are open studio
·         Hang art April 3, 2017
·         April 14, 2017 is Boro Art Crawl
·         April 19, 2017 – Clean-up day
·         April 20, 2017 –Hobgood Elementary
·         April 22, 2017 - Pioneer Days, Cannonsburg Village.
·         April 24, 2017 – Business meeting
·         May 1, 8, & 15 – Suzanne LeBeau-Abstract Assemble

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