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Member Meeting September 13th!!! Meet Mark Ludy!

September Member Meeting 
 
Guest Artist:
Mark Ludy
Published author & illustrator
 
Wednesday, September 13th – 
5:30 pm Meet & Greet
Guest Artist 6:00 pm
Great Frame Up
(430 Main St. Longmont)
Born in 1973 in Seattle, Washington. The youngest in a family of 5. He grew up in the shadow of others with a doodling obsession and an imagination daily fueled. At the early age of 18 he recognized his calling to be a ‘communicator’ – be it through his pen, his drawing or his voice. With this he set out to use his talent and give what he had to the world. Today he continues to create stories, tell stories and bring them to life through illustration. Touching hearts, stirring hearts and challenging the status quo of thought and action.

He’s married and has three children. They travel extensively and seem to find adventure at every turn. Still fueling the imagination …and that of his kids.

Learn More About…

His Books
His Art
His Speaking 
Facebook for Mark Ludy

Photo & information courtesy of www.markludy.com
For more information on cartooning, drawings & illustration, check out these links:

Fall Color Sunrise Paint Session

 Saturday, October 7, 2017  |  06:30 AM – 09:30 AM
  Ag Heritage Center  |  Registration Required

Arts – Adult Programs

Please join us for a sunrise paint session at the Agricultural Heritage Center. We will open up the center early so that artists can capture the rising sun. Bring along your spirit of adventure, your own art supplies in the medium of your choice and a chair if you’d like. Artists can create work to submit for consideration to the 2018 Outdoor Creations exhibit. Children under 18 years of age are welcome to attend with adult supervision.

Maximum Participants: 20

Registration Required

Registration is required for this activity.

General Info
Karen Imbierowicz
(303) 678-6268

Fall Color Paint Session

Uncommon Clay Call for Artists!

UnCommon Clay 3 
356 Main St, Longmont CO 80501

Event Dates: 11/11/17 – 12/23/17
Entry Deadline: 9/22/17
Days remaining to deadline: 55

REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Total Media – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6

Entry Fee (UnCommon Clay 3): $35.00

UNCOMMON CLAY 3 – Functional to Fantastic
 Calling All Front Range Clay Artists from Ft. Collins to Colorado Springs!

The Arts Longmont Gallery’s juried exhibition of clay artists along the Front Range. An exhibition showcasing clay artist’s signature work.

Call For Entries: – Non-refundable entry fee of $35 for up to 3 pieces. Deadline is September 22, 2017
Art will be juried by digital images for exhibition.  Award winners will be juried by the original art and announced at the Opening Reception.
– Images must be Cropped, excluding framing and background.
– Images must represent the work exactly.
– Image list required and must include title, media, dimensions, year completed and price.
– 40% commission on sales. .
– Open to clay artists only. Art must be 90% clay.
– Original art only.
– Artists are responsible for delivery and pick up of art to/from the Arts Longmont Gallery, Longmont CO. Artists may ship art to the gallery with a paid return shipping for the return of art.
– notification of acceptance is Wednesday, Oct. 11.
-Juror is Shelley Schriber at the Denver Art Students Leage.

Important Exhibition Dates
November 1- 3: Art due at Arts Longmont Gallery
November 3 at  5pm: deadline for art at the Gallery
November 10 | Opening Reception & Awards 6-9pm
December 8 | 2nd Friday Event 6-9pm
December 23 | Exhibition Closes
December 27-29 | Artists Pick Up Art at Arts Longmont Gallery

Evening Paint Session at Hall Ranch Sat 8/26

Upcoming paint sessions hosted by Boulder County Parks & Open Space

Saturday, August 26, 2017  |  04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
  Hall Ranch  |  Registration Required

Arts – Adult Programs

Please join us for an evening paint session with local artist, Lydia Pottoff, at Hall Ranch. This event will involve a moderate hike. Bring along your spirit of adventure, your own art supplies in the medium of your choice and a chair if you’d like. Long sleeves, pants, sunscreen, insect protection, water and closed toed shoes are recommended. En plein air artists can create work to submit for consideration to the 2018 Outdoor Creations exhibit. Children under 18 years of age are welcome to attend with adult supervision.

Maximum Participants: 15

Future Events not yet on the calendar include:

 9/23 at Caribou Ranch and one on 10/7 at the Agricultural Heritage Center

Registration is required for these activities through Discover Boulder County,

Celtic Fest Art Show and Competition Frederick CO, Sept 30th 2017

This September 30th will be the first annual St. Brigit’s Celtic Fest in Frederick Colorado, a day-long festival of music, food, dancing, games, benefiting several community service projects in Frederick.
Brigit, along with Patrick, is one of the patron saints of Ireland, and one of things celebrated about her is her patronage of the arts.  So one of the features of Celtic Fest will be an art show and competition, open to artists of all age groups.

Entries can be in any medium, and must have a Celtic theme, in whatever way that speaks to you.  Sources of inspiration might be Irish or Scottish landscapes, Celtic music, legends, or history.  Celtic Fest especially encourages you to research Celtic and Irish symbols for inspiration for your pieces.

Each artist may enter up to three pieces, with an entry fee of only $5 per piece.  Art can be for sale (although this is not required,) with 30% of the sale price going to support Brigit’s Bounty and other community service projects in Frederick.   Entry deadline is Monday Sept 25th, art drop-off is Sept 27-28, and Celtic Fest event is Saturday Sept 30th.

For more information and application form, please see Celtic Fest’s Art Show page:

And while you’re there, check out the wonderful music and other fun events!

Congratulations to our Art Show Winners!

A special thank you to everyone who participated and to all of the volunteers who made this event happen!

Best of Show!
Amy Sammoury, Up a Road Slowly


Oils -1st Place Winner!
Wira Babiak, Rose and Bud

2nd place: Barbara Wolfe Gittleson, Please Follow Me
3rd place: Karin van Haaren, St. Malo Chapel
Homorable Mention:
Dennis Mueller, Winter Colors
Jan Rhinehart, Rain Drops Keep Falling
Linda Schagenhauf, Sentinels in the Sky
Michel Reynolds, Rugosa Roses
Yvonne, Ogg, Beauty in Pink

Acrylic -1st Place Winner!
Lara Nagy, Proceed with Caution

Acrylic:
2nd place: Ray Geier, Heading Down
3rd place: Lynn Diagnault, Pine Cones

Homorable Mention:
Christine Jarvis, Melting Flowers

Pastel -1st Place Winner!
Darwin Miner, The Dance

Pastel:
2nd place: Diane Wood, Aristocratic Yellows
3rd place: Diana Wade, Apparition

Homorable Mention:
Janine Ewing-Belletire, Green Truck

Watercolor -1st Place Winner!
Joan De Jong, Southern Waters

Watercolor:
2nd place: Anita Jantz, Forest Light
3rd place: Janis Buck, Enchanting Bird

Homorable Mention:
Mel Birkey, Elevator

Mixed Media -1st Place Winner!
Christine Jarvis, Rocky Mountain Aspens

Mixed Media:
2nd place: Beth Appleton, Fix Your Eyes
3rd place: Susan Steven, Lifescape

Homorable Mention:
Christine Metsker, Crow

Photography -1st Place Winner!
Carol Walker, Three Play at the Beach

Photography:
2nd place: John Baker-Batsel, Aspens in a Cloud
3rd place: Deb Nakano, Blue Splash

Homorable Mention:
Cynthia Metsker, Hand of Buddha
Rocco Varbaro, White Capped Hoodoo’s
Hazel McCoy, Off Road Vehicle

You’re Invited! LAG Awards & Artist Reception June 9th 6-8pm

We are very excited about out upcoming member’s art show and sale at the Boulder County Fairgrounds this week.   We are featuring LAG artists from all over the Longmont area who will be displaying, selling and demonstrating their art.  We also have gift tables with handmade items like jewelry, cards and more! FREE ADMISSION! We’d love to see you there!

Call for Artists: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Artists will be selected by jury for solo or group exhibitions in the two public galleries of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Individuals interested in submitting their work for consideration may register via: On-Line Registration at the Community Art Program- UCAR Center for ScienceEducation:http://scied.ucar.edu/forms/ncar-community-art-program-online-registration

CAP Website: http://scied.ucar.edu/exhibits/community-art-program

The deadline for registration is July 24, 2017 at 5pm. There is no fee. Registration may be limited, if necessary. This round of judging will select artists for exhibits September 2017-August 2018, at NCAR’s Mesa Laboratory. Artists are requested to submit three representative pieces of their work and may provide a statement of 100 words or less (optional). Gallery space limits NCAR exhibits to wall-hanging artwork. After registration is received you will receive an information letter explaining details about the jury show process.

The NCAR Mesa Laboratory is located at 1850 Table Mesa Drive in Boulder. Its galleries and Visitor Center are open to the public on weekdays from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and on weekends and holidays from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Call for Artists & Craftspeople: Durango Autumn Arts Festival 2017

What: 23rd Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival
Where: East Second Avenue in Historic downtown Durango, Colorado
When: September 16 & 17, 2017, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
Booth Fees: Every booth has a corner orientation!

  • 10′ x 10′ – $325
  • 10′ x 20′ – $650 (limited number available)

APPLY ON ZAPP!  

APP DEADLINE: May 22, 2017

Join us in September in beautiful, historic downtown Durango, Colorado to celebrate the 23rd annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival.  The Festival is a regional destination event, held on quaint, tree-lined Second Avenue surrounded by boutique hotels, shops, and locally-owned restaurants, with Main Avenue just one block down, known a gathering place for shoppers and the thousands of visitors that fill the town each fall.

Organized as a benefit event by and for the Durango Arts Center, the region’s premiere non-profit arts organization serving the Four Corners, the Festival is a well-loved and attended community event attracting a large audience throughout the weekend.  In 2016, the Festival welcomed an estimated 7600 visitors.  Artists and craftspeople report the show is well organized and offers great hospitality and friendly, steady crowds.

NOTEWORTHY:

  • Limited to 90 fine artists and fine craftspeople from around the country
  • Corner booths for everyone – booths arranged in quads.
  • Offering an artists’ welcome dinner, overnight security, booth sitters and setup/breakdown volunteer support
  • Cash awards for Best of Show Fine Arts and Best of Show Fine Crafts
  • Free parking with convenient setup/breakdown
  • Juried by arts professionals in Colorado with national reputations
  • Strategic regional advertising and promotion, including a printed Festival Guide insert in regional newspaper, and a show preview in Southwest Art Magazine, make for a well attended annual event, full of shoppers and art appreciators.
  • Ranked among Top 100 Events for Sales of Fine Crafts by Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook 2016.
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