Thursday, June 27, 2019

July Newsletter

Murfreesboro Art League Newsletter July 2019   
Upcoming classes for July: Acrylics with Mark Jackson
July 1, 8, and 15 we will be practicing our acrylic The first 2 classes will be about the basics, and the 3rd class will be where you create a painting! For supply list, go here: supply list for acrylics class NOTE: You must be signed up to take this class. Make sure you have signed up for all three slots on the sign up. Class is limited to the first 15 participants, so if you cannot make it, please remove your name from the list. Sign up here: Sign Up Genius link
PaletteSwitching art out for fresh items!
We will be switching the art on July 3 to prepare for the Summer/Fall. Please bring 3 pieces of art on Monday, July 1,  between 6:30 and 7 pm only.* If you CANNOT come that date, either bring it on Sunday, June 30 (You will have to walk it in between 1-4 and take it upstairs. Leave us a message letting us know to look for it.) OR you can arrange with another person to drop off your paintings.

Uncle Dave Macon Days July 12 & 13
We still have about 4 slots to fill. If you are working, you need to pick up an arm band IN ADVANCE. These bands are for those working at the art league. They are located in the desk under the tv. Please write your name on the envelope to let me know who has taken theirs! You can pick them up on Sunday afternoon or Monday nights(July 1 or 8) from 6:30 -7, OR July 6 or 7 during normal weekend hours, or make special arrangements!
Coming soon Greenway Arts Festival:
If you are interested, let us know. It is Sept 21. You come early in the morning to help set up the tents, and we take the art down at 4 pm. So far, we have Phyllis, Mark, Dorothy, Randy, Suzanne, and Jack. We sell paintings, cards, prints, etc.
Artists of the month for July
The July Artist of the month in our display case is Phyllis Razo. The Linebaugh Library artist of the month is James Rudinger.
Plein air paint-out:
We have had 2 meetings to get the ball rolling on this. It is coming along nicely. We will need some help getting sponsors, but we are simplifying the event this year. Scheduled date for the event is Oct. 12. If you are interested in helping with the planning, let a board member know.
MAL LOGO contest:
We have received many great ideas. Coming soon: Vote on your favorite!

REMEMBER: Gates for classes are open from 6:30-7 only. Please arrive early.

2019 officers
Kylee Harrison – President
Randy Richardson – Vice Pres.
Phyllis Razo – Treasurer
Suzanne LeBeau – Secretary
Mark Jackson – Past Pres
Board members: Kathleen Phillips, Robyn Rainwater, Ted Stanley, and Dorothy Stevens

Dates to remember:
Events are at the art league building at the back of Cannonsburgh village unless otherwise noted!
·   July 1, 8, 15 – Acrylic classes with Mark Jackson
·   July 9 – Rutherford Arts Alliance mtg @4 at the Murfreesboro Little Theater
·   July 12 and 13 – Uncle Dave Macon Days at Cannonsburgh
·   July 15 – Deadline if you want to enter the Boro Art Crawl
·   Starting July 15 – Kids’ art camps
·   July 20 – Arts Festival at Mayday Brewery
·   July 22 – Board meeting @ 6 and (all member) Business meeting @ 7
·   July 29 – Eatin’ Meetin’ – Bring food and some art to show off!

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