News Items – April 25, 2015

  **REMINDER:  Keep checking the calendar as some dates have changed 
and 
there are new titles for upcoming CMW exhibits.

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Lemon Twist Historic Home Fine Art Crawl Thursday, June 25th (10 AM – 4 PM)

Have you always wondered what the interiors looked like in some of the historic homes in the campus neighborhood of St. Cloud State University?

Please join us for an art crawl through some of these homes featuring a fine art sale by Visual Arts Minnesota artists.

Lemon Twist 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.

This event will be located at St. Cloud State University Campus and Historic South Side Neighborhood (map). Stop by the base tent at Barden Park to see live art demonstrations and pick up your tour map.

Please email or call at contact info. below with any questions.

Thank you,

Natalie Ratha Executive Director
Visual Arts Minnesota (320)2308000
vam@visualartsminnesota.org  www.visualartsminnesota.org

News Items as of Friday, April 17, 2015

 

 

1.  Lian Zhen, Watercolor Artist Workshop – Paramount Visual Arts has added a second workshop from June 19-22nd.  There are openings remaining. For registration, please contact Derick Segerstrom
VAC Office Manager & Tour Coordinator    at 320-257-5928  or  derick@paramountarts.org     

Art by Lian Zhen

Art by Lian Zhen


 

 

 


2.  Opportunity to attend the Hopkins Festival of the Arts
-Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 1pm to 4:30pm Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
As a way to let people know about their workshops, Dillman’s puts on a day of free demonstrations in the Twin Cities. You are invited to this afternoon of demonstrations to include CMW’s own Dan Mondloch.
Here is the schedule:
1:00 Bill Alexander – The Gifts of Aging
1:00 Ellen Jean Diederich – Progressive Painting in Watercolor
1:00 Pam Luer – Nature Sketchbook
2:15 David R. Becker – The Most Important Watercolor Workshop
2:15 Mary Bauschelt – Create and Illustrate an Artist’s Accordion Book
3:30 Douglas L. House – Pastel Landscape Painting
3:30 Dan Mondloch – Bold Undercoatings that Glow in Watermedia
3:30 Sharon Reilly – Exploring Traditional Asian Watercolor Techniques
ONGOING Darren Thompson – Native American Flute Journeys

For More information on the demo day, follow this link: Hopkins Flyer and More Information.
You can also email  Dan Mondloch  at artist@danmondloch.com

3.  Great River Arts in Little Falls MN is excited to announce an open call for art for the upcoming Juried Exhibition. Please share with all of your friends who are artists!GRA Summer Exhibition 2015

 

 

 

 

4.  Upcoming Deadlines

Paint In is May 9 at Watab Township Hall. Cost is $5. Contact Robyn York to sign up at robyncmw@gmail.com

Shows*: (Contact Robyn York with information at robyncmw@gmail.com)  Cost to show is $5/painting.
Artist information is needed for the following shows to include title, price, phone number or e-mail.
Centracare show by May 26th
St. Cloud Library show by June 22nd
Paramount CMW Show by July 27th
*Must be a CMW member to participate.

Batik Watercolor Class by Carol Spohn  – Registration for this  August 22, 2015  class ends June 22nd and fees must be paid by then.   Cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers.

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News Items, April 4, 2015

NorthStar National Watermedia Exhibition

NorthStar Watermedia Society is sponsoring a national show at Hopkins Center for the Arts September 8 – October 18, 2015. Judge and juror will be Jack Richeson founder of Jack Richeson & Co., Inc., a world-wide manufacturer, importer, and distributor of quality artists’ materials. Over $4000 in cash and other prizes will be awarded. Entries accepted April 1 – July 1. Register online through callforentry.org After signing in to caFE, click on View all Calls. Then, under Search – Keyword, type in Northstar.

Reception will be September 13, 2 -4 with awards at 3:00.    Details can also be found at northstarwatermedia.com/exhibitions – click on this link.

 

May 2015 Paint-in
There will be a CMW paint-in at the Watab Town Hall on May 9th.  See the 2015 calendar for details.  Come and enjoy the relaxed environment and social comraderie.
Lian Zhen Workshop – June, 2015
The Paramount Visual Arts Center is offering a 4 day workshop by Lian Zhen June 8-11 and may offer a followup workshop the next week if the first week is filled and there is enough interest  For more details contact Derick Segerstrom
VAC Office Manager & Tour Coordinator
(320) 257-5928
derick@paramountarts.org
Carol Spohn Class  – August 22, 2015 – This class (9-4) is a followup to the demo Carol conducted at the March, 2015 CMW meeting.  Class size is limited – contact Robyn York at robyncmw@gmail.com to register – Deadline is June 22, 2015.