News Items – May 24, 2015

Art and Historic Homes  Exibits Lemon Twist, held in conjunction with the Lemonade Art Fair on Thursday, June 25th (10 AM – 4 PM), is the initial launch of an annual event partnership between the St. Cloud State University School of the Arts, South Side University Neighborhood Association and Visual Arts Minnesota.
Twenty artists will be selected to display and sell their work at 5 historic home locations. (around 2 pieces each depending on space in 5 historic homes, there will be around 4 artists at each location. Visual Arts Minnesota has portable walls and pedestals to be utilized for this event).
We ask that artists have all work for sale and that they be present for most of the time to meet with visitors and represent their work. -There is a fee of $10 to apply. -All mediums accepted. -All artwork must be ready to hang (wired if framed). Please visit (click here) visualartsminnesota.com for online submission form DEADLINE: Friday, May 29, 2015

Workshop on Watercolor Batik by Carol Spohn To be held on August 22, 2015 at Watab Hall.  Here’s an opportunity to expand your choices for creativity.   All materials provided; no prior experience necessary.  Invite your friends for a fun day learning this creative approach to painting.  Cost: $40 CMW members; $50 others.  Coffee and water provided.  Bring your own lunch.
Must signup and be paid by June 22nd.  Minimum number of participants is 16.  To sign up, contact Robyn York and click on this email address:  robyncmw@gmail.com .

Congratulations to Linda Addicott who sold 4 paintings at her show in Whitney.   In addition, CMW members to be congratulated are Linda Addicott, Elly Van Diest, and Cheryl Running who will be teaching watercolor to residents at area nursing homes/assisted living homes in the month of June.  This is being sponsored and coordinated by Jane Oxton, Art A LaCarte which is an effort to reach out and bring arts to the community.

Get to Know Our Artists:  Beginning in June, you will see a CMW artist featured here along with a sample of their art.  With so many talented people in our organization, it is fun to get to know and see more about them.

 

News Items – May 16, 2015

It was all about the fun over the past week.  See topics below.

1.  Paint In held May 9th at Watab Hall – The day was beautiful, the venue wonderful.
See the enthusiastic artists who attended this event.  May'15 Paint In bunch and wine

Go to the Meetings/Educ tab and Paint ins subtab for more pictures of these artists at work.

 

 

 

2.  May 11th, CMW Meeting – An update from Stephanie Young, President was given with lots of new opportunities for CMW artists to show their work.   In addition, a demo by  Bonnie Schwichtenberg on the topic of gilding was given.Schwicht - May 15 - Bonnie at table

Go to the Meetings/Educ tab and the meetings subtab for further detail of her work.

 

 

 

 

 

3.Art Market May 2015 Note this event coming up soon!!

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Postcards – 2015 National Art Show  at Hopkins Center for the ArtsHopkins show back Fall 2015 Hopkins show front Fall 2015– September, 2015