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Gilmer Fine Artist Guild Meeting

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Gilmer Fine Artist

The Gilmer Fine Artists meet the 3rd Thursday of every month.

Meetings begin with a social time, followed by a business meeting and program.  All area artist, 2d and 3d are encouraged to join.

Members will take part in exhibitions, decide on workshop development, planning Plein Air, Art in the Mountains, instructional opportunities/activities, and much more!

Membership $15 if already a Gilmer Arts member

$50 for GFA and Gilmer Arts membership

Guild Events/Activities

  • Monthly Meetings
  • Social time
  • Critiques
  • Exhibition Receptions

Each artist is asked to join the following exercise for the January 18th meeting:

GFA 30-minute Painting Challenge

Join us in this exercise by quickly painting the photo (or other inspiration) of your choice.  Do all the prep work – choose your photo and pre-mix your paints – then set the timer, paint with abandon and have fun!

if you do more than one painting, consider painting the same photo several times cropping it differently and or using different color schemes each time or paint from different photos each time.

Email Vicki Simpson for additional information about the exercise at vhsimpson54@gmail.com


Actively promote awareness and appreciation of the visual arts in Gilmer County and the surrounding area.


Encourage the development of member artists at all levels of accomplishment, to study and promote the arts, and to provide opportunities to exhibit the work of member artist and artisans.


Guild support of Gilmer Arts as an organization and fine arts in Gilmer County and its surrounds by reaching and/or exceeding the following objectives:

  • Develop a schedule of art exhibitions in which member artist will participate
  •  Encourage new artists
  • Create a curriculum of workshops and other learning opportunities designed to enrich and educate member artists in their craft.
  • Identify and mount other events/activities as per the guild members, designed to fulfill the guild’s vision and mission.

Guild Events/Activities

Monthly Meetings
Social time
Exhibition Receptions



January 18
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Gilmer Arts – Link Class Room
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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