2011 Latest Announcements

Hello Members,
The Gallery Committee is looking for new art on March 26th. Just in case you have not recieved your Evite, we are having a Gallery Opening celebration on March 18th 5-9PM. We hope that you will be able to attend. Attached are the new and updated Gallery Forms. Please read them carefully.prior to bringing your art in to the gallery on the 26th. 
 Please note the High Musems request below.

The  High Museum of Art Artful Garden Tour (AGT) profiles Atlanta’s  finest gardens with exquisite design and art.  These gardens feature traditional  garden art, modern and classic outdoor sculpture, and whimsical art  in contemporary, traditional, formal and informal garden  environments.  The AGT  highlights art in the garden, garden design as well as local and regional  artists.     

The AGT  is a special event fundraiser benefiting the High Museum of Art and is  produced by Art Partners.  Art Partners is a 1,100 member art  organization of the High with an emphasis on art education, fundraising,  special events and museum member services.  The AGT has enjoyed much  success with approximately 500-700 attendees each year.  

The  AGT gardens selected this year are located in Buckhead, Emory, Ansley Park  and surrounding areas.   

The  Artful Garden Tour Committee is accepting local artists  to exhibit outdoor works of art during the garden tour on Saturday, May  14, rain or shine, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The AGT  Committee selects local artists to exhibit their works in the garden  based on the garden design and art needs. Outdoor works of art needed  this year includes:  

·         Sculpture  -- metal, ceramic, wood, glass or found objects
·         Ceramics  -- pottery for table setting design at each home (patio tables of 4 and 6  seating)
·         Textiles  -- handcrafted outdoor fabric artist design cushions (new category this  year)
·         Glass  -- blown glass objects designed for fountains, ponds,  trees
·         Paintings  -- outdoor paintings (weather proofed for year round)
·         Flooring  -- artists created outdoor mats for decks, patios (new category this  year)
·         Pots  -- artist crafted outdoor pots for plants

We  are also accepting plein air painters for each garden.   

Artists  will set-up Saturday, May 14, at 8:00 a.m. before the tour and  pick-up their art at the conclusion of the tour at 5:00pm.   Plein air painters will paint in the gardens from  10am-5pm.  This is a one day exhibit.  Transportation of your art to the  assigned garden must be supplied by the artist.  Artist is solely responsible for  their art piece(s) in the garden.   Special security will not be provided.  

Please  send two digital pictures of your work and bio to Tina Cox at tinaacox@yahoo.com <mailto:tinaacox@yahoo.com>  
I  look forward to hearing from you.  

Tina  Cox
Artful  Garden Tour Committee (Artist Selection)
tinaacox@yahoo.com <mailto:tinaacox@yahoo.com>  



Congratulations to Earlan Gill her painting Ballerina sold. She is the first paint artist to have sold work at the new gallery! Other artists who have sold work include Sandi Sentelle, Nancy Horton, Kathy Wert, Paula Chambers and our new member Holly Sarver.

We will be looking for new art on March 26th. All artist who currently have work in the gallery should pick up their art 9-10 on the 26th.  If artist who has work in the gallery and are planning on bringing in new art they may drop it off then. All other artist may bring there work from 11-12. Only committee members will be allowed in the gallery space after 12. Art that is not accepted will be called that afternoon by 3PM and must be picked up by 5PM.

Please note the change in the date for the Gallery Celebration. It is now on March 18th. The time is the same - 5-9 PM.

Brush Lady will be at Forsyth  Central Park on Tuesday March 1,2011 at 5:45  P.M. She has name brand brushes which are returns from closing art etc.  Please come check  them out . You can get great buys for $4.00 to $5.00 . Any questions call Connie Shriver at 678-947-8426.


 There are still openings for the Colors Festival of Arts which is held Mother’s Day weekend in Roswell.  We’ve extended the deadline for the second round until 2/28 Paula Chambers, Jennie Viers, Nancy Horton and Hans Meir participated with us last year and has her application in for this year, too, if you need to ask someone about the show. Here is the link for the registration information:  http://www.visitroswellga.com/festival-arts.html Thank you for sharing this with your members! 

Mary Williams IT Manager'
Historic Roswell Convention & Visitors Bureau
617 Atlanta Street
Roswell, GA  30075

From Charlotte Gardner:
We’re happy to announce that the applications for the 2011 Colors Festival of Arts are available on our webpage.  Please click on the following link for information about the festival and for a link to the actual application: http://www.visitroswellga.com/include-new/2011colors-app.pdf
Looking forward to seeing you at the festival!

 The Sawnee Artists might enjoy seeing this clip of oil painting. MC

Subject: Fwd: Painter of soldiers


I would like to offer a "Spirit Art" workshop for  those visiting the website or those artists that want to advance in their creativity who feel stuck.  I have a very unique way of teaching.This course is $135 with all materials included.I will need a space for this though. What do you think?


Kim Layton


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