MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS...
... are held the fourth Tuesday of most months. Meetings are held in the main dining room at Cottesmore LifeCare, 2909 14th Ave NW. Meeting time: 7pm. For a map showing driving directions, click here. Or, for an easier way to get to Cottesmore click here and look at the "Alternate Directions" sidebar.
June 25 ~ Program -- Tis Huberth -- watermedia demo (especially acrylic). "Painting With an Attitude and Without a Plan."
July & August ~ No meetings. July 20 & 21 -- Summer Art Festival. August: annual picnic (details to come).
Art Displays -- 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 break. This gives us a chance to get to know one another better as artists and to show off our latest creations. Contact Judy Buskirk at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to display your work at a meeting.
OTHER EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES
Uptown Art Show -- During the month of June, artwork by PAL members is on display in stores and restaurants throughout Uptown shopping center. Be sure to look for these paintings when your visiting Uptown.
14th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition -- Call for Artists: Deadline is June 21; Apply via onlinejuriedshows.com. This year's Maritime Art Show will take place July 20-Aug. 25 at Harbor History Museum.
Plein Air Paintout -- Aug. 17 at Harbor History Museum. Paint anything maritime that can be seen from the museum grounds. Register when you arrive. For information, contact Pat Meras at (253) 857-5081.
PAL Shows & Exhibitions
Our 2013 Open Juried Show will take place August 31- Oct 6 at Harbor History Museum. We're delighted to be partnering with the museum for this important show. It's a perfect setting for art and for the workshop with our juror Joe Garcia. On-line applications are preferred via OnlineJuriedShows.com. If you prefer to enter by postal mail, download a Call for Entries here. Deadline for postal mail entries is June 19; deadline for on-line entries is June 26.
Our Summer Members' Show will be held during the Summer Art Festival, July 20 & 21, at Key Bank on Judson Street. Tapestry artist Cecelia Blomberg is our juror for this very popular show. (All PAL artists who've been screened are encouraged to partipate. For entry details, here.)
Our Spring Members' Show took place in May at Kimball Gallery. The winning paintings are shown below.
For information on all PAL Members' Shows, please contact Cathie Johnson, (971) 241-5418 or email email@example.com or Greg Trathen - (253) 265-3660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Screening for PAL Shows -- All new members, and members who want to exhibit in a new medium, must be screened. Screening takes place three times a year - in February, May and September, immediately prior to the general meeting.
The next screening will be right before the September meeting. 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 email@example.com 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 email@example.com. For information, call (253) 857-9344.
Spring Members' Show Winners
Our juror, Caroline Buchanan, selected these paintings to receive awards at our Spring Members' Show ~
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