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Gilmer Fine Artist Meeting
September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018
> The September meeting was the 17th with a new visitor, Mariah Hope, who is the Artist in Residence at the Martyn House . We spent time discussing the Artist in Residence (AIR) plans with Warren leading the discussion. The first one is set for October 12& 13 & Oct 19-20 with two artists present & one host for each weekend. There are openings for these two weekends so please contact the office if you’re available to fill any of these spots. Thanks to Sabrina for presenting the program, leading the discussion & sharing her experiences about Open Air Shows & to Tony for the food.
> October 15 is the next meeting & Camille Day will be speaking about what the Jurors look for in the submitted art work for Juried Shows. Tony Szep will join in discussing the hows & whys of the Prospectus. We’re fortunate to have these two Artists willing to share their experience & knowledge about these subjects so make your plans to join us & bring your questions. Debbi Friend will supply the food. We will also be discussing upcoming plans for GFA 2019 so bring your ideas about programs, workshops & how you can become more involved with the organization.
> Upcoming events:
> Oct, 11 – GFA Paint Along & Gentle Critique 10am -12pm Hawthorn Hall
> Oct. 12-13 – Artists in Residence 10am – 5pm Friday & 12pm – 5pm Saturday
> Oct. 15 – GFA meeting 10am-12pm Program – Camille Day & Tony Szep, Food – Debbi Friend
> Holiday Card Submissions Nov. 15 – GFA Paint Along & Gentle Critique 10am – 12pm
Nov. 19 – GFA 10am – 12pm Program – Kathi Casper, Food – Sabrina Fravel
Nov. 9th BEST Fine Arts with Ed Cahill
If you have any questions regarding the schedule, please contact Vicki Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership $15 if already a Gilmer Arts member
$50 for GFA and Gilmer Arts membership
- Monthly Meetings
- Social time
- Exhibition Receptions
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.