Ahhhh!! -Summertime is here! As I inspect my roses for aphids and other critters, I am always inspired when a dragonfly goes by as it waffles across bushes and leaves then flies go-lightly keeping to it’s own reason for being. Susan’s painting below makes me think of those times…..and so I go on enjoying my own reason for being.
Here’s what’s going on~~~~
“Marilyn Clement won first place in the advanced watercolor category of Artists of MN juried Spring Show in Duluth May 20, 2017. “Old Mill” was painted after a recent visit to Sedona AZ.”
In followup to Judy Fawcett’s demo at our Monday, May 8th Meeting , Judy showed us a relatively easy way to think about putting people forms into paintings. If you’re like me, you lost your paper and now want to review her approach so here you go. She uses letters to help create these forms.
Centracare Plaza Show – June 2017 –
– There is a lovely show at this location so be sure to stop by and see it.
* Takedown date is June 30 from 4-5 pm.
East Bank Gallery Show in Sioux Falls, SD
Here are the paintings that will be on display at the East Bank Gallery during the month of July. Click on a painting to enlarge.
– Here are the details for participating artists:
use bubble wrap to protect your work
*Put your wrapped art in a large garbage bag labeled
with your name on it so that we get it returned to you
your art. It is on the East Bank Gallery website.
is acrylic. Ruthmary may have a window
space available in sunlight.
Tuesday, June 26th or 27th any time from 3:30-5:00 pm.
St. Germain (west) side
East Bank Gallery Sunday, July 2nd at 1 pm.
there by that time.
good if we could have some people join
her in representing CMW.
* Contact Mary to coordinate travel and car pooling. Her
number is 320-252-4412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
bag and bring back all 23 art pieces.
Northwest corner by 6:45 to 7:45 pm.
* Please wait for them to arrive. Library will NOT be open.
Munsinger Park Annual ” Art Fair in The Garden” – (CMW booth) Thursday, July 20, 2017 – Contact Yvonne Schrank at email@example.com if interested in participating. NO FEE. Pat Spence will be in charge of coordinating this event.
St Cloud Library Exhibit, July 1-31, 2017, $5 fee. Contact Yvonne at 320-251-8248 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Hang date is June 30 from 4-5 and take down date TBA.
Great River Arts CMW Show– Little Falls, MN October, 2017
By July 5th, please submit an example of your art to Mary Buhl at email@example.com. Art is needed for potential use by this gallery for promotional purposes.
River’s Edge Convention Center CMW Exhibit – November -December 2017 – Tentative dates. Further details to follow.
Paramount Lobby Show – October 30- December 4, 2017 – Details to follow
Minnesota State Fair – Great opportunity for watercolor artists – August, 2017 See information at: http://www.mnstatefair.org/competition/fine_arts.html or
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (651) 288-4417
Northstar Watermedia Society – Call for Entry – Entry Deadline August 1st. Kathy Braud says “ This is great opportunity to work toward the challenge of stretching your reach…. beyond your current art goals. You can submit 3 paintings for the judge to view – only one can be used.” See details below.
Coming in October this Fall: David Smith workshop – Dates will be October 19-21st. Registration is being coordinated by Derick Segerstrom at the Paramount Visual Arts Center. Contact him at (320) 257-5928 or email@example.com . This workshop will be open to the public in mid-July. Topics to be covered are: “Master the Mist”, “Stunning Sculptures”, and “Pour the Glow”. One day will be spent on each topic. See this summary by David:
His website is https://dsmithfineart.com/
Art Crawls: CMW Artists needed – Please sign up by notifying Kerry Kupferschmidt or any board member.
June 9, 2017 -St. Cloud Down Town Association Spring Art Crawl at the Paramount. Marilyn Clement and Pat Spence painted at this art crawl.
Aug. 11, 2017 from 3-9 pm – Again CMW assists the Paramount in bringing the arts to the public.
This is a longer time and we usually split up the shifts and paint for part of it in pairs. It is really a
pleasant way to spend some hours painting. Kerry Kupferschmidt, Barb Rogan and Mary Buhl will be painting.
Nov. 3, 2017 – Two artists from the club represent CMW in Studio B from 5-9.
They can paint, show works for sale, visit with the crowd, whatever they feel comfortable doing. 2 artists are needed
There are no meetings this summer so keep up to date on this website and the newsletter!!
** Paint with your colleagues:
Monday mornings “Silver Brushes” participants paint at the Whitney Center; see Whitney Website for details
Thursday afternoons – 12:30 – 4 – Paint to your heart’s content on your own agenda; held at Watab Hall (where CMW annual meetings have been held.) Anyone who wants to, is invited.
SAVE THE DATE: CMW Annual Meeting and Silent Auction – Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Watab Hall. Further details TBD.