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Sunday, August 18, 2013

August WVWS Meeting

The August WVWS meeting is coming up, Tuesday, August 20th, 7:00pm at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation.  the program is Sandy Daniels helping us with a critique of our work in light of the juried show coming up in September.  Either bring what you are painting  for the show or some other painting you have been working on that you would like to have critiqued.
Or just come and enjoy!
We will also have election of officers.
Sunflowers by Jerie Artz - open for critque!

Saturday, August 17, 2013

The Hoosier Salon Exhibition Field Trip

WVWS Field Trip
The Hoosier Salon Exhibition
Saturday, August 24, 2013

Come see the fantastic annual Hoosier Salon Exhibition, a juried show that has began at Marshall Fields in Chicago in 1925 and moved to Indianapolis in 1940.  (One of our own member, LaDonna Vohar, has a painting in the show this year.)  The show is at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center at 450 W. Ohio St. in Indianapolis.  Following is the schedule.  Some times at the museums are flexible.  We will have car pools.

9 a.m. – Car pools depart from the Tippecanoe Art Foundation parking lot.
10:15 a.m. - Arrive at the History Center to view the show.
Noon – lunch at the cafĂ© at the History Center.
1 p.m. – Drive over to the Indianapolis Museum of Art
3 p.m. – Head home.

History Center:  adults $7, seniors 60+ $6.50 (if we have a group of 10 cost is $6 each or $5.50 senior)
Lunch varies.
Indianapolis Museum of Art - free one hour tour if we have a group of 10.
Car pool and parking cost is $8.00 per person.

Car pools:
Presently Marilyn Martin and Lanni Senn are driving and have room for 4 riders each.  If you are interested in going along or driving, please phone Sheila Graveel at 765 586 -8041 or Marilyn Martin at 574 274-6861.  We need to know how many are coming as soon as possible. 

If you want to drive yourself or meet us there, we would be glad to see you!

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Workshop for Artists on Copyright

Copyright: What Creators and Users of Art
Need to Know  

Presented by the Tippecanoe Arts Federation

Tuesday, September 4, 2013
Instructor: Miriam Robeson, Attorney at Law
Location:  Tippecanoe Arts Federation
638 North Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

Cost: free for TAF members; $10 non members

Registration Required by Friday August 30

West Lafayette Public Library Exhibit

Many hands make light work, and Thursday we saw that in action, as the WVWS members worked together to hang a lovely watercolor exhibit at the West Lafayette Public Library.  Here are a few photos of the works, but no substitute for actually seeing the exhibit!  It will be on display until August 31.
Michael Lockard Hanging Paintings
1007 Main Street by Michael Lockard

French Countryside by Linda Brammell
Scottish Highlands by Margie Towery

Apple by Verna Ritz
Abstract by Jean Jasckson
Summer on the Celery Bog by Barbara Lee

Along  the Tippecanoe by Maryiln Martin
Respite for Cranes by Marsha Castillo

Artist Marilyn Martin
Something to Buzz About by Jerie Artz

House on the Hill by Jean Jackson

Moutain Gate by Lanni Senn
L'ascenseur a Nice by Linda Brammell

Trilliums by Arvilla Friar
Artist Becky Chapman

Vision by Pam Lassiter

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Abstract workshop

The Watercolor Society of Indiana is hosting a workshop with Pat Dews, on abstracts with zing. From the supply list, it looks like mixed media, including watercolor and acrylic. Info on the society website:

I attended the WSI workshop with Sterling Edwards, which was well-organized and a pleasure to participate in.

Upcoming IMA Exhibitions

Upcoming at the Indianapolis Museum of Art:

Watercolor Society of Indiana exhibition opens Oct. 11
Matisse, Life in Color, exhibition opens Oct. 13

Mark your calendars! This would make a good field trip for WVWS.