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:
Thru Oct. 30 -- Our 14th annual Open Juried Show is now on display at the history museum. Free museum admission on Oct. 1. See "Shows & Exhibits" below for photos of the winning artworks. People's Choice winner will be announced Oct. 30 -- be sure to vote for your favorite.
Sept. 23, 24 & 25 -- "Expressions of Light" workshop with our Open Show juror Teresa Saia. Pastel, oil and acrylic painters are welcome. See Workshops & Classes page for information.
Sept. 27 -- PAL General meeting. Program will be presented by Mark Larson -- oil painting and print-making; building a portfolio. Dues for 2016-17 are now due and can be paid at the meeting or by mail. This is a screening month for new members and members who are working in a new medium. Go to 'Miscellaneous Forms' page to download screening guidelines.
Save the Date: Dec. 3 -- Christmas Party at Nichols Community Center on Fox Island. Bring a potluck dish and a hand-made ornament (hidden in a plain brown bag). Please RSVP Marti Green -- email@example.com or Michele Sleight -- firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 14th annual Open Juried Show is on display through Oct. 30 at Harbor History Museum. Seattle-based artist Teresa Saia was this year's juror. Ms. Saia's selections for prize winners are shown below. The People's Choice award will be presented Oct. 30. Be sure to vote for your favorite. Free museum admission and guided tours on Saturday, Oct. 1; tours are 1-5pm; refreshments will be provided during tours.
Our next Members' Show takes place in January or February 2017. Watch for details.
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
2017 Gig Harbor Garden Tour poster ~ Entry deadline is Sept. 30, 2016. For details visit gigharborgardentour.org.
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.
~ Open Juried Show Winners ~
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