2016 CMW Calendar

Below are the events scheduled for 2016Check back for  changes that will be made as the year progresses.  CMW meetings are held at the Paramount studios in St. Cloud, MN and open at 6 PM for registering, networking.  Meetings begin at 6:20 PM.  



January  2016
Meeting:  Jan demo on matting and framing by Robyn York

Shows: Prep for Whitney

Workshop(s):  None


Meeting:  Monday, 8th – Easel night for the theme “Birds of a Feather”

*Whitney Show – Feb 1 – March 31.  No fee.  Hang date/time is Feb 1 from 3:30-5 pm.  Takedown March 31st by 12 Noon
*Good Shepherd Show – March 1-31.  $5 participation fee.  1-2 paintings /artist.  Information due to Robyn York by February 25th.

Workshop(s)/ Events:  Register and pay for March Campfire Bay weekend by Feb 8th.  Cost is $39/nite plus a one time $5 Studio fee.


Meeting:   Monday, 14th – Abstract demo by Gail Speckmann.  See her website gailspeckmann.com

Shows:   Good Shepherd Show –  Hang date March 1, 4-5 PM; takedown March 31, 4-5 PM.   $5 fee. Enter main door – see Jodi Speicher for direction to art display area.

*Campfire Bay paint in — March 10-13th.  Check in time is as early as 1 PM; checkout by noon.  Day guests may attend for a fee of $39 total plus a $5 studio fee or $15/day.  Can bring your own food, order in or go out.  Coordinator is Stephanie Young.

 * Art Crawl – Friday, March 18th.  Two demonstrators needed as a minimum.  Contact Kerry Kupferschmidt to sign up
at email: Kerry Kupferschmidt klkart.kupferschmidt@gmail.com


Meeting:  April 5, Tuesday – Don Andrews  will demo.

Shows:    St. Cloud Hospital Show in May – signup and information due to Robyn York by April 26th at robyncmw@gmail.com.  One painting/artist.

Workshop(s)/ Events:  Don Andrews Workshop April 5-8th with a focus on painting figures into landscapes.  Cost $375 – register with the Paramount Visual Art Center – Derick Segerstrom  Ph:  (320) 257-5928 or email: derick@paramountarts.org



Watab Paint in – Saturday, May 7th – Water, wine and coffee provided. $5 – signup with Robyn York.  Bring your bag lunch.  Paint in at Watab Hall.  Go 4 miles north on Hwy 10 to mile marker 169 and take a left onto county road 79.  Go about 1 block and turn left into the parking lot.

Meeting:  Monday, May 9th.  Demo by Ellen Jean Diederich

Shows:   St. Cloud Hospital Show  – $5 fee; 1 painting per artist. 15% Commission  Hang date May 1, 4-5 PM. Takedown May 31 st, 4-5 PM.  Signup with robyncmw@gmail.com by April 26th.

Workshop(s)/ Events:    Spring Paint In – May 7th at Watab town hall. 9AM – 4 PM  $5 fee.  Coffee, wine are provided.  Bag lunch.  Paint as you wish.    Signup with Robyn at  robyncmw@gmail.com



Meeting:  None

*Centracare Plaza $5 fee; 15% Commission  Hang & Takedown TBD.  Signup with robyncmw@gmail.com by May 25th.

* St. Cloud Library – June 27-July 29   Artist information to Robyn York between June 20-25th.   Details TBD.

Workshop(s)/ Events:
*Art  Crawl  Friday, June 10th

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Meeting: None


* Art in the Garden – “Small Paintings”    $5 participation fee. Other details to be determined.

Workshop(s)/ Events: None



Meeting: None

Shows:  Paramount Show – August 1 – September 26, 2016.

*Art  Crawl  Friday, August 12th;  Two demonstrators needed as a minimum.  Contact Kerry Kupferschmidt to sign up
at email: Kerry Kupferschmidt klkart.kupferschmidt@gmail.com



Meeting: Monday, Sept 12th – Annual Meeting/Silent Auction  at Watab Town Hall- Arrive at 5:15 for registration and submission of Silent Auction items.

Shows:  Paramount Show – will be ending Sept 26th — the takedown date

Workshop(s)/ Events:  None



Meeting: Monday, October 10th – Demo on Zen Doodle by Terry Oscarson

Shows:  None

Workshop(s)/ Events:
*Lian Zhen Chinese Painting – October 24 -26th.  Details TBD.



* Saturday, November 5thHands-on Workshop on the topic of Matting.  There will be matboard and cutters that you can use to apply the principles Robyn York covered at the CMW January 2016 meeting.    Venue will be the Watab town hall and time will be from 1-4 PM.  Free

Meeting:  Monday, Nov 14th – Demo by Peggy Hall focused on use of  mixed media


* River’s Edge Convention Center – Nov. 4th – Dec 19.  2 paintings/artist; $5 fee.  Drop off art between 4-5 pm on Nov 4th.  Takedown is yet to be determined.

Workshop(s)/ Events:
*Art  Crawl  Friday, November 4th;  Two demonstrators needed as a minimum.  Contact Kerry Kupferschmidt to sign up
at email: Kerry Kupferschmidt klkart.kupferschmidt@gmail.com




Meeting: Monday, Dec 12th – Original card exchange and goodies

Workshop(s)/Events: None




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