Tuesday, July 25, 2017

August News

             July 25, 2017
        Murfreesboro Art League
               AUGUST News
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 open on Monday nights 7:00 to 9:00 pm for classes or open studio!  . 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 open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, and 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday from May through November.

>Our regular meeting nights are Monday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm – come join us.  July 31st is our Eatin’ and Greetin’ meeting.  We will have finger foods/snacks.  Anyone is welcome to come check us out!!

> Classes on August 7, 14, and 21 are as follows:  The 7th is colored pencil with Suzanne LeBeau and Kylee Harrison; the 14th is Beverly Hall with watercolor on “Yupo” paper; and the 21st is Phyllis Razo with water soluble colored pencils.  For August 7thwe have colored pencils available at the Gallery but Suzanne recommends bringing colored pencils like “Primacolor” and “Derwent”, two sheets of watercolor or pastel paper (or any sturdy paper like Bristol) that can be taped to an 8 x 10 size. For August 14th   bring watercolors.  Beverly will provide the Yupo paper at a cost per person from $1.00 to $1.50, depending on her cost.  For August 21st, bring watercolor paper and water-soluble colored pencils. 
-Bring paper towels and a hand sharpener (if you have one) for all.
Non-members - 1st class is free and $15.00 afterward!  Come join us!  

>September classes will be on the 11th and 18th.  Mark Jackson will be teaching acrylic painting (theme clouds).  Supplies list on next newsletter.

> October classes will be pastel art with Reba Hinkle.  Supplies will be given later.

>See Murfreesboro Art League’s class agenda below (and see the event Calendar on this blog.)

>The Gallery paintings have been updated and rearranged. Thanks for bringing your art work.

>The Gallery is participating in the Boro Art Crawl on Friday, August 11th, from 6-9:00 pm and we are ready for it.  Members will demonstrate their art and have finger foods/snacks for guests.  The next Boro Art Crawl is October 13th.  See  http://boroartcrawl.com for more information. 

>July 7 & 8, 2017 were the Uncle Dave Macon Days – Members who worked those days had fun and met lots of people.  Check out the Murfreesboro Art League’s Facebook Page – Pictures were posted of the event.

>Murfreesboro Art League Summer Art Camp 2017 is winding down with the advanced class this week.  It looks like the children were learning perspective!  Something we all struggle with at times.  Thanks Suzanne!

> Murfreesboro Art League members will dress in costume and demonstrate their art for 15 to 25 writers from tourist magazines on Friday, August 25th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Cannonsburg Village.  On Tuesday, August 29th, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, members from the art league will demonstrate their art for a tour of seniors from Dixon.  Both of these events sound like fun – Come and Join Us!

>September 21st is “Autumn in the Oaks” at Oakland Mansion.  Artists will be demonstrating their en plein air skills!  Come and watch our members painting.
>Linebaugh Library will be exhibiting artists work as follows:   August is Suzanne, September is Phyllis, October is Michael, November is Katia, and December is Joe. Go by and look at the display and check out the library.
>Featured Artist at Gallery for August/September will be Katie Froome.

Dates to remember:
·          July at Gallery:  July 31st is our “Eatin & Greetin” night.  Final week of Summer Children’s classes – July 24th-28th.
·          August at Gallery – Classes in colored pencil and watercolor classes on Monday nights, August 7th, 14th and 21st.  Monthly business meeting on August 28th.
·          September at Gallery Closed Sept. 4th for Labor Day.  Acrylic paintings (two on clouds) on September 11th, and 18th – more info later as to supply cost.  Monthly business meeting – Sept. 25th.
·          October at Gallery –Pastel art on October 2nd, 9th and 16th.  Business meeting on Oct. 23rd, and Eatin’ & Greetin’ on Oct. 30th.
Future planned events:
>Future event proposed to find other like-minded art groups to have an event with demonstrations and a silent auction.
>Plein air event being planned for next year sometime in October 2018– paint out and maybe chuck wagons??  Phyllis Razo is in charge of this event planning.

·         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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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Phyllis Razo received an email from Mary Beth Nevills of Oaklands Mansion regarding painting en plein air at Oaklands for their "Autumn in the Oaks", September 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.   If you are interested, complete the volunteer form attached and email or fax it to Mary Beth Nevills.
For more information, check out Oaklands web page for Autumn in the Oaks.