For minutes of PAL Board Meetings from Nov. 2013 - May 2014, click here. All other board meeting minutes are archived in the monthly newsletters, accessible from the Newsletter page.
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS...
... are held the fourth Tuesday of most months at the United Methodist Church, 7400 Pioneer Way, near downtown Gig Harbor. Social hour at 5:30pm; business meeting at 6pm; art demo / program at 7pm. (Note: Please don't park in the "Visitor"spots in the parking lot.)
Upcoming meetings & important events:
Jan. 31, 2017 -- Pysanky artist Susan Blubaugh will give a demo on the ancient Ukranian art of painting eggs. The artform nearly died out during the Soviet Union years but was revived in the 1970s primarily by Ukranians who had fled to the U. S. Susan has been creating pysanky for more than two decades, after one of her children orderd a kit from a catalog.
Feb. 28 -- Our February meeting will feature demo on wax painting techniques by Meredith Phillips. This is also a screening month for new members and members working in new mediums. Download screening instructions from the "Miscellaneous Forms" page.
March 28 -- Painter Elizabeth Cox will be our demo artist.
Monthly Featured Artists -- At every general meeting, we have a display of work by three of our members. Each Featured Artist brings a few pieces of their work and is available to chat during the social hour. This gives us a chance to get to know one another better as artists and to show off our latest creations. Contact Terry Shovlowski at email@example.com if you'd like to display your work at a meeting.
SHOWS & EXHIBITS
Our Fall Members' Show is on display through Nov. 28 at Kimball Gallery. Pickup is Monday, Nov. 28 -- 4-5pm. Sherri Bails was our juror for this show. See below for the paintings she selected to receive awards.
For information on Members' Shows, please contact Cathie Johnson - (971) 241-5418 -- email firstname.lastname@example.org or Greg Trathen - (253) 265-3660 -- email email@example.com
Screening for PAL Shows -- Participating in art shows is one of the privileges of PAL membership. All screened members are encouraged to show their work in our Members' Shows, Specialty Shows (e.g. Plein Air Show or Net Shed Show) and the TCC shows. Screenings take place three times a year -- February, May and September -- immediately prior to the general meeting.
For a description of various PAL-sponsored shows, see "PAL Shows- Explanations & Definitions" on the Miscellaneous Forms page.
For complete screening details, download the "Members' Show Screening Form" from the Miscellaneous Forms page.
Opportunities to show your work elsewhere
Ebb Tide Gallery -- in downtown Gig Harbor has openings for 3-D artists. For information, contact Sam Chavis at (253) 334-7509 or Kathy Thurston (253) 225-7747 or go to ebbtidegalleryofgifts.com
Proctor Art Gallery -- in Tacoma has openings for 2-D and 3-D artists. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (253) 759-5168 for details.
Instructors needed -- The Artists' Edge in Silverdale needs instructors for classes and demos. All mediums welcome. Contact Jessica McCourt (email@example.com) or (360) 698-3113.
Call for Art -- The Gig Harbor BoatShop/Eddon Boatyard is looking for maritime-themed art for consignment in their chandlery (retail store). Submit a letter of interest with photos and information about you and your art to Gig Harbor Boatshop, Attn: Consignment Opportunity, PO Box 1187, Gig Harbor, 98335 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, call (253) 857-9344.
~ Fall Members' Show Winners ~
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