Monday, April 28, 2014

New art on member art page!

Since we are now open for the spring/summer season we have all new art! Scoot over to the member art page on the tabs above OR click on the link!

Also, sorry we didn't have the meetings tonight due to the bad weather. I know some of you count on those monthly meetings to keep you updated about our upcoming events. I'll try to post the May newsletter BEFORE May so you can know what is going on!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

April newsletter

Oops, I thought I put this on here. I'll have to update the sidebar later, though. No time right now. lol

Murfreesboro Art League Newsletter – April 2014
It is DUES time again! If you haven’t already paid, we are asking everyone to pay by April 12 to be considered for spring/summer show and Rotunda! Dues are family $50, individual $45, senior $35, and students $25. If you can’t come to a meeting, mail it to Phyllis Razo at 417 Pioneer Drive, Smyrna TN 37167. Thanks.
April Class – Mixed media
Karen Brackman will be teaching the mixed media class on April 7, 14 and 21. See sidebar for details and supplies needed for each class.
Linebaugh Library Artist of the Month:
April will be abstract artist Claire Smith.
In other news: 
   Our spring show will start on Pioneer Days – April 26. We will be doing “gallery” style hanging, so we will need many more paintings. We will hang on Apr 7 during class and Apr 12 from 10-1. Please have them to the gallery by 10 that morning.
   A big thank you goes out to Suzanne LeBeau for the abstract classes last month.
Pioneer Days sign-up sheet
We always have fun at Pioneer Days! We still need a few more people! Morning shift – 9-1 (need 2), Afternoon shift 1-5 (full, but you can come on out!) The YMCA Art Embrace puppets, art and dance video will be on display that weekend, as well as the following one.
Uncle Dave Macon Days
We have to know by May 12 who is interested in attending. We have to get tickets for specific names this year. Each person that works gets a ticket. Please email to let us know if you need a ticket and what times you plan to work Fri or Sat. I’m not sure if you need a ticket for working Sun. We have not needed them in the past, but this whole process is new for us.
Sam Davis Home Juried Art Show
The Sam Davis Home will be hosting a juried show and wine/cheese event on May 30. Here is the call for art (which is due on April 15!)
Dates to remember:
·      April 7, 14, & 21 –multi media with Karen Brackman
·      April 12 – deadline for dues and art for spring/summer
·      April 26 – Grand opening for spring/ Pioneer Days at Cannonsburgh
·      April 28 – Member meeting

 Supplies for multi media classes:
v April 7 Hydranga - Supplies needed; Canvas or 300 lb. paper; watercolors, and brushes
v April 14 Hollyhocks - Supplies needed; Canvas or 300 lb. paper, watercolors, and brushes
v April 21 Cat Tails - Supplies needed; Canvas or 300 lb. paper, watercolors, and brushes
v Karen will bring gel pens and 300 lb. paper just in case students cannot find 300 lb. paper.  We can cut a few large pieces and that will keep the cost down.  She was able to purchase 100 gel pens at Michaels with a 50% coupon so we'll have enough and anyone interested can purchase a set when they get a coupon if they like the

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