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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Egg Tempera with Susan Doster

October 16th program - the most talented Susan Doster with a hands on program of how to paint with egg tempera! 7:00 - 8:30, the Lafayette Art Museum,

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

August Potluck/Annual Meeting

August 20th - Potluck, Annual Meeting at the home of Rachel Lattimore, 1208 Logan Street, Lafayette, 6:30. Bring something to Show and Share of your current art work. Thanks Rachel for your hospitality!

Thursday, July 5, 2018

July Program - Plein Air - Jeff Klinker

July 17 Program - 7:00 - 8:30, Art Museum - Jeff Klinker, Plein Air Painting
Summer is here - warm, long summer days - great for painting plein air.
It's our summer theme.  Jeff will be giving a demo on the museum grounds.
Come and see his approach to plein air with his medium - oils.
​Jeff's plein air demo 4 or 5 years ago in front of TAF.

Saturday, July 21, Plein Air Paint Out - Wildcat Creek
Meet at the art museum at 8:30 to carpool.  Paint out begins at 9:00.
Coordinator - Rachel Lattimore, (217) 402 - 5067.
This is your chance to try plein air painting, if you have never experience it.  For those of you that have, you're most likely already hooked.  

July Gallery Walk - Juried Show Rotation Bistro 501 - July 20, 6 - 9PM
Becky Brody is the coordinator for the exhibit.
Diane Cambareto is handling the change out of art from Harrison College.
You will hear from Becky if you have taken your art home.

Happy Painting!

Monday, May 28, 2018

Painting Plein Air - WVAS June Program

Does painting outdoors seem intimidating?  Here is your chance to "dip your toe in the water." Tuesday, June 16, 7:00pm at the Lafayette Art Museum, Jerie Artz will share tips on painting "plein air" and you will have the chance to go outside and paint.  Bring supplies for the medium you enjoy working with, a camp chair, or TV tray, or easel, or just come and find a rock to sit on,  but the demo will be watercolor.  Try it - I think you will like it! 

THEN - Saturday, June 23, WVAS is hosting a plein air paint out
at Cynthie's home, 1301 Center St. Lafayette, call Marilyn Martin for details, (574)274-6861.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

2018 Juried Show

We had 60 entries, 60 paintings juried in by Terry Lacy.
Due to a change in venue and month, the show will be held in stages at Bistro 501 restaurant this year.  See details on the flyer!

Friday, May 4, 2018

WVAS 2018 Garage Sale!

Garage Sale - May 5th, 20 Beck Court - to benefit Wabash Valley Artists Society, 7 - 3:00!  Members are hard at work!

Check out the Facebook post for photos!

Friday, April 27, 2018

Garage Sale Update!

Update on volunteers:  
RSVP Lanni Senn,  or Jerie Artz  artzjerie
Fri. 3- 5  Need up to 8 helpers
(to set up and price; carport, drive and yard available)
1.  Margie Towery
2.  Sheila Graveel
3.  Jerie Artz
4.  Lanni Senn
5. _______ 6. ______ 7.______ 8.

Friday 5 - 7:00pm (pop in after work!)
1.                2.               3.              4.

Saturday  7:30 - 10:30am
1.  Lanni Senn
2.  Sheila Graveel
3.                          4.

Saturday 10:00 - 1:00
1.  Marsha Costello
2.                              3.                         4. 

Saturday 1:00 - 3:00pm
Volunteers needed to help at 2:00pm to pack up remains and take 5 minutes away to Salvation Army.  Many hands make light work!
1. Lanni Senn           2.  Jerie Artz                3.                      4.
5.                             6.                                   7.                      8.         

Please bring donations to be sold, plastic bags, newspaper for wrapping, tables or flat surface, old sheets to use for surfaces to put items on. 

Have bookshelf, golf clubs, iron bench, rowing machine, mosaic outdoor table, old air compressor, two men's bicycles, small vacuum, car bike rack, spider man boys bike 16", radio flyer trike, porcelain painting books and studies, plus ++++++++++++

This will benefit the art programs of the Wabash Valley Artists Society!  If you enjoy the programs, juried show awards, plein air painting outings, and exhibits, take an active roll to make this team effort a success!
Thanks for your help.
Jerie Artz

Thursday, April 26, 2018

2018 Juried Show - May - Bistro 501

Due to construction at our normal juried show venue, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, the 2018 Wabash Valley Artists Society juried show will be held at the outstanding restaurant, Bistro 501,, downtown Lafayette, Indiana, on a rotating basis from May to September.

A reminder to artists submitting work, a 30% commission will be given to Bistro 501.  Keep that in mind when pricing your work.

You can find details on the prospectus!

Monday, April 23, 2018

Watercolor, Wine and Wonder Wrap up, plus May news!

Forty two women enjoyed the Watercolor, Wine and Wonder event - so much that we are planning on a 2nd one in the fall. Here are a few photos of the evening.

May  we have our garage sale at Lanni Senn's home.

WVAS Garage Sale May 5, 2018
20 Beck Ct, 8am-2pm Lanni Senn
418-8253 (leave message if I don’t know your number)
This has been a great fundraiser twice for WVAS! Please save items from your spring cleaning to donate for sale. No item to big or small (pot lids have sold in past!) Please bring items week of sale to carport. We have some furniture lined up, but if you are buying new, and can donate any it’s the best draw.
You can lend sawhorses and tables, donate washed shower curtain liners, old sheets for use as surfaces with your stuff earlier in week and pick up at 2 or after you volunteer Saturday starting after 1030 (consolidating by then.
I can pick up boxed items, small furniture for those who shouldn’t be lifting, May get truck help to pick up large furniture that week if we have any- might be Sunday night 6 days ahead? Let me know if you’ll need this.
This has been a team building, money making fun event two years in past we made $1200 total and had a lot of fun at both event

2018 Juried Show and Reception May

Monday, April 2, 2018

Watercolor, wine and wonder - Registration Extended!

There are still a few places for the Watercolor, Wine and Wonder event, April 19th.  So the registration deadline has been extended to April 9th!  No previous painting experience is necessary to enjoy this evening!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Wood, Water and Oil

Harrison College latest WVAS exhibit - Daryl Smith, LInda Brammel and Diane Camberato will exhibit their work from March - May. 
Harrison College, 323 Columbia Street, 2nd floor, across from the Courthouse, Lafayette, Indiana.

You can recognize the building by the blue awnings along the front of the building.  Just ring the buzzer and you will be let in. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor to see an amazing exhibit!
There will be an artist's reception the night of the Lafayette Gallery Walk, May 18, 6 - 8pm.

"Paint In" at Barnes and Noble!

Thanks Rachel Lattimore for inviting the WVAS artists to participate in the WBAA radio station youth essay event at Barnes and Noble. It was a fun "paint in!." The teen essays were amazing!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Fiber Artist - Ellen German - March 2018 Program

March Program - Tuesday, March 20, 7:00 - 8:30, Art Museum
Ellen German, textile artist, ​will give a hands on program weaving on hand looms.  Materials will be provided, there may be a small fee, we'll let you know.  Ellen is part of Artist's Own - you can read her full artist statement on their web site. 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

January Program - Refurbishing Old Frames

January Program - Tues. Jan.16, 7:00, at the Art Museum
Hands on Demo by Theresa Knapp from Bella Beige will give a hands on demo on how to refurbish old frames with chalk paint.  Check out her Facebook page:
Come and bring an old frame or two that you would like to transform!  Several of us have extra frames to share.  Goodwill is a great place to pick up frames that can be re-purposed.