First Saturdays 10-2 at Columbus Hall Post Office Square South Lynnfield
Come one and all to PaintAlong (behind DunkDonuts) Post Office Square So. Lynnfield, 1st Saturday of mo.
*Sat. July 2nd 10-2 Artist Steve Greco
*Sat. Aug. 6th 10-2 Artist Steve Greco
*Wed. July 6th En Plein Air Lynnfield Common 12-6:30 (concert on the common starts at 6) Darleen L'Heureux and Bill Deveney
STAY TUNED FOR LAG WORKSHOP THIS SUMMER at the Al Merritt Cultural Center
NEW MEMBER BENEFIT: Wed. July 13th LAG paints at MUSE Paint Bar 1-3:30 @ 1130 MarketSt call Kendall to join $15/pp 781-334-5131 byo supplies, other days avail too.
We are a group of local artists residing in Lynnfield and surrounding towns on Boston's North Shore dedicated to perfecting our craft. We are also all over the Northeast and the country as alumni of the Guild. We meet every third Thursday at 525 Salem Street Lynnfield 7-9pm, and host socials and en plein airs in the summer.
The Lynnfield Art Guild (LAG) is a nonprofit organization established in 1964. LAG provides a platform for artists of all ages, working in the areas of painting, drawing, fine crafts, photography, and sculpture to network with fellow artisans, display their work, and stimulate cultural awareness and appreciation for fine art in the Greater Lynnfield community.
The mission of the Lynnfield Art Guild is to encourage and inspire individuals young and old who have an appreciation, interest, and love of art, to express their talents while striving to attain the highest level of their artistic ability.
JOIN US TODAY See the membership form below and send it to LAG POBox 12 Lynnfield MA 01940.
Jane Booras paints 'en plein air' - fun in summer! First Wed. of the month 12-2 on Lynnfield Common.
Donations of finished fine art and or handmade crafts are always valued and often help us raise money to sustain programs. Please contact Kendall at firstname.lastname@example.org to donate for Dec. 10 Holiday Show at the Meeting House.
SPECIALTHANKS FOR RECENT DONATIONS:
Larry Pumfrey, Oil, Cultural Center House1995 will be out to bid on in our September Art Sale Online Larry's Saugus Iron Works, Oil is ON LOAN to LAG see it at the Sept. 17 Demo at Lynnfield Senior Center. Judy Pumfrey Print - Children Hugging unframed we've seen Larry and wife Judy at Paint Out in Wakefield and also thru Gloucester weekend lessons. THIS IS THE 400th ANNIVERSARY OF SAUGUS IRON WORKS look for a display with Larry's work soon!
Willliam LaForme Photograph b/w Lighthouse in Fog WATCH FOR BILL's WORK ON LOCAL PHOTOS... including a display coming soon at Wilmington Library.
Frank Costantino Birds 5 x 7 w/c, Winthrop Studio we've seen Frank at en plein air over the summer and at the SUNRISE ASST LIVING June Art Show. FRANK COMPLETED SUNRISE PAINTING hope to see soon.
Steve Greco Cat signed prints, Ocean Waves, Acrylic Northshore Instructor we've seen Steve weekly at Lynnfield Senior Center and appreciate his many signed colorful wildlife prints he donated to our guild. STEVE HAS GENEROUSLY LED PAINT ALONG first Saturday of every month at Columbus Hall.... 10-2
Jane Booras Children of Nepal, watercolor. This is one of 120 Children Around the World portraits Jane is showing at100 Faces of Humanity Sunday Sept. 27 2-6pm at St. George Greek Orthodox Church 54 South Common Street, Lynn MA For more info 781-593-6162
Linda Bacon who has Paula Bacon painting donations coming in from Maine. We are collecting a Pauline Bacon Scholarship in honor of this LAG Pres. in1984 and very popular art instructor for decades in this area. PAULINE BACON SCHOLARSHIP next up!
William Deveney donated reproductions of his Country Garden and English Cottages framed in biddingforgood You can see his popular Buoys and other works at the Lynnfield Senior Center All Purpose Room gallery or catch him teaching at the Northshore Community Col. He often paints en plein air at Tides. Bill co leader in EN PLEIN AIR July 6 on the Common.
Please check out our LAG feature artists at the Wakefield Cooperative Bank and the Lynnfield Library, in Lynnfield Village Center, and the Lynnfield Senior Center Gallery at 525 Salem Street in South Lynnfield.
Where Surf Meets Rock a Giclée of Oil Original, Donation by LAG Past President Michael B. Karas, Past President of Lynnfield Art Guild, was auctioned off to Karen Duggan winner at the May 20 Spring Show. MICHEAL WAS HERE from South Carolina studio to toast the winner!
Please follow his works, many NEW and listed in national art magazine at http://www.michaelbkaras.com. Thanks Michael for the inspiration and generosity! Michael and Ted both served as Presidents of Lynnfield Art Guild. Special thanks also to Dr. Frank Colombo also longtime LAG board member. Frank has been in touch with Michael for many years and one of many big fans of his beautiful work and technique.
UPDATE: LAG SEEKING GALLERY open to all age
Already its premier position in our Town Collection, the Karas work has netted a new art scholarship to be named and new funds to help our building, display and equipment, kicking off our next 50 years. These donations allows more students to connect with guild art resources for their careers, these days not just in fine arts, but also in engineering, architecture, tourism and design fields.
The Past and the Future Meet Together
Celebrating the 50 Year Anniversary of LAG
(l to r) Past Presidents Pauline Bacon, Virginia Dodwell, Charles Gargas, LAG Gershaw Scholar Award Winner Jonah Ruecker, and most recent Past President Carol MacKendrick. Jonah, a senior at Lynnfield High School, went on to Mass. College of Art to study design and manufacturing in the fall . His work below Skyline is a pen and ink which won 2014's award.
Lynnfield Art Guild had modest beginnings- in 1964 at the Meeting House in the Centre.
Today Lynnfield celebrates 301 years of continuously active Meeting House, while the Lynnfield Art Guild hosted two 50th anniversary special shows ...
Carol MacKendrick with TriCentennial NoteCard Design she designed which portrays the many uses of the Meeting House over three centuries. Limited number of these note cards still available at Village Pharmacy.
June 21 LAG 50th Past President's works on display, and another special show on July 2nd with Lynnfield Legacy Locations the theme. Both were great shows! Our artists came out with their best works! A FEW MORE PACKS OF SIGNATURE SERIES CARDS from our 50th Year are still available this Dec.
featuring many special places in and around town, all the more valuable now as our history disappears in time.The memories these paintings evoke are special: making the Sunrise Art Show exceptionally fun to reminisce and share memories of Center School, Perley Burrill Gas Station in tidy 1953, the RailRoad Depot on Summer St. and Kimball's Starlite Ballroom.
CONGRATS to LAG members for recent exhibits:
*William Deveney, Jeannette Corbett ribbon winners at TOPSFIELD FAIR
also at Topsfield Fair exhibit at Coolidge Hall
William LaForme, Hedy Sanni, Diane Sawyer, and many other Lynnfield Art Guilders!
LAG member Jeannette Corbett won Best of Show!
*Maris Prost Clay at Salem Art Assoc. thru end of Sept.
*Darlene L'Heureux 20 China Teapots at Peabody
*Carol MacKendrick and Kendall Inglese Discover
Lynnfield A-Z at the Lynnfield Library & LMS Media Ctr
this winter 2016 displays will be at the elementary school media centers.
*Virginia Dodwell Me First, Cory's Place w/c at Wakefield
Coop Bank Lynnfield Center;
also at Wakefield Coop:
*Fran Freshman The Old Paint Factory, The Patio, and *Caroline McGrane Colorful Santorini,Serene, At Sunset
Thanks to Andre Stewart for the donation of
Lady with a Hat
(picture to be posted shortly)
soon to be seen at the Lynnfield Library
JAN. 7th Thurs. 2016 at Huckleberry Hill School the new library architect designers are holding a hearing at 7pm for the public to record wishes of needs at new multimillion dollar library site plan on Reedy Meadow ( town vote goes thru OCT 2016).