Monday, February 25, 2013

Upcoming Member Event: Les Lamkin at the Old School House Gallery

As mentioned in our recent meeting, DC219 member and Treasurer, Les Lamkin, is colored-pencil-painting, painting, painting away to produce work for his upcoming one-man show at the Old School House Gallery!

We now have the date for the reception: March 8th, 5-8pm.

Let's all make the greatest effort to be there and support Less and the Old School House!

New Mexico Orchid Guild, Call for Entries

The New Mexico Orchid Guild is pleased to announce its second annual art exhibit, to be held during our spring flower show May 3-5, 2013. We would like to invite you to exhibit one to three pieces of your artwork in this year’s show. Art will be hung in the Shark Reef restaurant for two weeks at the botanic garden. No entry fee is required.

Click here, or on the image, to download the Call for Entries PDF. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

ATTENTION: Santa Fe Pencilers

Are there any colored pencil artists in Santa Fe who would like to get together to paint with pencils? (once a week? twice a month? whenever?)
Lally Barnes Freeman has a casita that she uses as her studio and would be interested in inviting 2-3 colored pencil artists to join her on a limited basis. Come share the comraderie of other colored pencil painters!

Contact Lally if you are interested.

Sunday, February 3, 2013


REMINDER: Masterworks!

Just a little reminder that Masterworks is right around the corner! 
One of the Jurors in the Miniature Division had to withdraw. Taking her place will be Nancy Woods Tabor, which means Nancy will not be eligible to enter the colored pencil division of the miniatures. 
We are going to need a LOT of quality entries in the Colored Pencil division, so DC219: get to work! And happy creating!!

Meeting Recap 1/26/13 - CPSA's 2012 Exhibitions Review

Artwork on display!
CPSA DC219 had a great 2013 kick-off meeting last week!

We began with our usual meeting updates from Prez Jeff:

• First on the list is our full 2013 Meeting Calendar! If you didn't get one at the meeting, check it out here

• Next month we'll be visiting Patrick Carr's Studio where we'll learn all about digital imaging capture and output!
• Get your influences in order! March is MUSE MONTH, bring  examples of your favorite inspirational artwork, artists, etc!
• We have several shows on the schedule this year. Get yourselves prepared for:

APR: Masterworks Miniatures!
SEP: St. Mark's On-the-Mesa
OCT: DC219 Annual Showa t The Old School House Gallery
TBD: we're in the process of organizing a State Wide Colored Pencil Show. Volunteers from our group will be getting this process going ASAP.

SPECIAL REQUEST: Audrey Mindard is doing an Artist Trading Card presentation for kids and is looking for examples she can include! The event is in June, so if you have any you could lend, please bring them to the March, April, or May meetings. Audrey will return all cards at the July meeting.


After all that excitement, Rex set us up to watch the CPSA's 2012 Show Exhibitions, including the International Exhibition and Explore This! —*including all the award winners! It was a great opportunity to see all the gorgeous works in those shows. Bonus: Rex shared photos from his last trip to the big Flea Market Show in Oregon. They were some really cool and inspiration shots, thanks so much Rex!

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