June at the Visual Arts League of Lewisville – virtual meeting, exhibit intake & more

May Artist of the Month First Place
Toni Wengler
“Grape Harvest”

Visual Art League of Lewisville | MCL Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville, TX 75029-9002 https://visualartleague.org/

June Members’ Meeting June 9, 2020

VAL Virtual Party Tuesday, June 9, 7 PM • Via Zoom Join your fellow VAL members for a virtual party! Grab a favorite drink and snack and be prepared to tell us what you’ve been up to these past three months! Share things you’ve discovered online! Tell a joke! Share your news! This will be a time to reconnect.  We’ll be doing our Artist of the Month competition, too, so if you have artwork to enter, please send it to Diane Wright at dmwright75028@gmail.com by Saturday, June 6. An email blast will go out Sunday with all the entries for all members to vote on whether you attend Tuesday’s meeting or not. Winners will be announced at the party. See you there!!  Zoom Meeting To Join Zoom Meeting, Click Here! Meeting ID: 787 6169 6671 Password: 6hDbQ

Color Dance Exhibit
Intake: Wednesday, June 17, 2-5 PM & Thursday, June 18, 10 AM-2 PM

Intake for Color Dance will be done through Sign Up GeniusPlease sign up for a time to bring in your art to the MCL Grand. We are doing intake one member at a time due to COVID-19 safety.  Everyone who enters the building must wear a mask. If there is still a member at the intake table when you arrive remain 6ft away. Please be on time and exit as soon as your intake process is complete.  Also, we are asking that you send images of your art and your entry form via email to Lisa Chittenden at lisa.chittenden@yahoo.com, Dulce Ruque at druque@yahoo.com and Diane Wright at dmwright75028@gmail.com. Finally, the MCL informed us that we cannot have a reception, due to the difficulty of social distancing. However, the MCL will be creating a virtual video of the exhibit, and Dulce is putting images of the artworks on our website. Inquires for sales will go through the VAL email. Thank you for your patience as we maneuver through a challenging situation. See you soon! Color Dance Prospectus

Workshop Information
Save the Date! Mask Making Presented by Mary Carradine The mask making workshop has been rescheduled for July 18, 1-3 PM. Send an email visualartleague@outlook.com to register.
Mark your Calendar! 3-Day Watercolor Workshop Presented by Nel Dorn Byrd
The workshop will consist of daily demos, critiques and individual help. We will talk about design and how to best express one’s chosen subject matter. We’ll talk about working wet into wet, beginning on dry paper and saving the white of the paper. Subject matter will be architecture, landscape, and floral or still life. I will have photo images to work from but students are welcome to bring their own images.    Nel has painted with watercolor for fifty years and is a signature member of AWS, NWS, WHS, Western Fed, Rocky Mountain National, and SWS as well as several others.  You can go online and see her beautiful paintings at www.neldornbyrd.com. Nel’s workshop will include demos, critiques and lots of individual help.  Cost of the workshop: $300 for members of VAL & $335 for non-members For questions you can email Jackie Haugen at waterjourney@verizon.net

2020 Show SchedulesGallery

June 13 – July 11 – Fresh Ideas Winner Solo Show
June 13 – July 11 – Color Dance
July 18 – Aug. 15 – Fresh Ideas
Sept. 26 – Oct. 24 – Melodies of the Soul
Sept. 26 – Oct. 24 – Circus of the Absurd (Installation)
North Corridor
Feb. 29 – Strike TBD. Watch for email – Celebrated Artists’ Inspiration
May 23 – June 20 – Lost in a Garden (Rescheduled to next year)
Aug. 15 – Sept. 26 – Adventures in Wonderland
Nov. 21 – Dec. 26 – Baby, It’s Cold Outside

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