Owensboro Art Guild
Guild Statement: The Owensboro Art Guild exists as a network for local artist, to have an opportunity to be inspired and to inspire other members to produce regularly. We come together to learn and grow from programs and demonstrations, and each other, to exhibit and sell our work, to stay current with local art events and to serve our community.
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Community of Creativeness!
Web Designer: Heather M Logsdon
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES
Mail checks to:
Owensboro Art Guild
4425 Mitchell Ct.
$25 - Individual
$20 - Seniors (Over 65)
$15 - Student
$30 - Family
Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts
Kentucky Wesleyan College
2829 S Griffith Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301
(Off Scherm Road and facing S Griffith)
For gallery availability please contact:
Prof Heather Logsdon
CONTACT THE OAG:
President: Stacey Higdon
Vice: Rex Robinson
Secretary: Jeanette Noone
Treasurer: John Medley
Kelly Lynn Annin
Jo Ann Ash
Ann Craddock Bruner
Betty Lou Delack
Mamie Leeza Dukes
Dr. Barney Elliott
Mary M. Foor
Dr. Peter Gregor
Stacey Ann Higdon
Tom Isley, Jr.
Ann Jeannette Pierce
Sue Allen Stulz
Martin Bruce Wall
Jon D. Wilson
J. C. White
OAG Exhibition Winners 2017
1st Rhonda McEnroe
2nd Place Stacey Higdon
3rd Place Rex Robinson
Honorable Mentions: John Medley and Rhonda McEnroe
Hollie Storlie Demonstration at the Ralph Center.
Ralph Center of Fine Arts
Heather Logsdon: Director of "The Women's Perspective Exhibtions".'
Owensboro Art Guild News:
Questions, please contact one of these Art Guild Members:
Owensboro Art Guild Meeting: The guild will meet EVERY 2nd THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH from 6pm to 7pm. Meetings are held at the Ralph Center of Fine Arts in the Studio RM128 on the Kentucky Wesleyan
College campus (building facing South Griffith off of Scherm Road). For directions, contact 270-852-3608 or email email@example.com.
Next OAG meeting: Thurs, Oct 5th at 6pm located at KWC's Ralph Center of Fine Arts!
*Please forward any items of new business to be included on the agenda to an Art Guild official by the Saturday before the Thursday meeting. Anything submitted after that time will be included on the next month's agenda.
In loving memory of Cynthia Lightner. She is missed!
"OAG Annual Juried Membership Exhibition" is on display at Kentucky Wesleyan College at the Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts. The show opened Sept. 9th and the show closes on Friday, Oct. 6th. Pick up items between 10 a.m. and noon that day.
"Just Jule A Retrospective of Jule McClellan’ s Work . Now-October 2, 2017. Join OVAL in honoring Jule for her work in the Arts through her leadership of The Ohio Valley Art League for the past 25 years as well as help celebrate her own work. Jule, over the years, has presented many artists work over the years & OVAL is proud to present this one woman exhibit! For any questions contact OVAL at (www.ohiovalleyart.org)- Jordyn Mryacle.
"Trailing the Edge of Audubon”. Exhibit dates: October 19-January 31. Trailing the Edge of Audubon is an exquisite exhibit of nature and birds with an Impressionist twist. Angela Eveslage loves capturing the atmospheric qualities of light and color in her birds and landscapes. Eveslage has loved and studied Audubon’s Art for over 40 years and has won several awards. Don’t miss these amazing paintings. Contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett, Arts Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org (270) 827-1893.
"93rd Annual Exhibition Hoosier Salon". Now - October 8, 2017. Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN. Try to schedule a Road Trip to Indy to see this exhibit! With the awards over $30,000 including the $5,000 Best of Show and People’s Choice Award, you can be sure this will be the Best of Best of Indiana Artists!
"Artist Retreat" at JJA Museum Exhibit Room! Please Join us for the monthly Artist Retreat at the Audubon Museum. Bring your supplies and what you’d like to work on. Lunch is Potluck. The first time you come is FREE. Fee: $15. CONTACT: Kim McGrew-Liggett, Arts Administrator - Educational Program Supervisor at the Audubon Museum JJ Audubon State Park located at 3100 Hwy. 41N in Henderson, Ky. 42419-0576. Email: email@example.com. Phone: (270) 827-1893.
"Art of Recycling VII." Henderson Fine Arts Center. October 2-November 30, 2017. Plan to enter this fun exhibit by recycling anything used in a different application to create one-of-a-kind art! Entry for Art of Recycling, attached in preceding email. ENTRY FEE & FORM DEADLINE - MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. Sponsored by Ohio Valley Art League. Go to www.ohiovalleyart.org for more information. Download SPECS Here
Working Together - Evansville Museum of Art. October 15-December 3, 2017. The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana and the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, & Science are proud to present Working Together, an annual exhibit that is in its 24th year! The exhibit will run from October 15 through December 3 at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science. An opening reception for the exhibit will occur on Thursday, October 19 from 6-8 pm at the museum. Working Together is a collaborative exhibit between the two arts-based organizations and is in memory of Virginia B. Lowenthal. Prospectuses can be downloaded on the arts Council website, ARTSWIN & are also available at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, located at 318 Main Street in downtown Evansville.Working Together is a juried exhibition. This year’s juror is Susan Baley, Executive Director of the Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute.
"Ohio Valley River Paint Out." October 19 & 20. This Annual Plein Air Event, sponsored by the Ohio Valley Art League, is a fun event those artists in our area that love to paint en plein air, i.e. outdoors! More details to follow in the coming weeks. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 270-844-2330
"Artist Retreat" at JJA Museum Exhibit Room! Please Join us for the monthly Artist Retreat at the Audubon Museum. Bring your supplies and what you’d like to work on. Lunch is Potluck. The first time you come is FREE. Come Nov 17th!!! Fee: $15. CONTACT: Kim McGrew-Liggett, Arts Administrator - Educational Program Supervisor at the Audubon Museum JJ Audubon State Park located at 3100 Hwy. 41N in Henderson, Ky. 42419-0576. Email: email@example.com. Phone: (270) 827-1893.
“Incredibe Inks” with Lynn Buckman. The Audubon Museum foyer will host a mini exhibit with Lynn Buckman and her vibrant variety of Ink paintings. August 12-November 30. Info Contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett, Arts Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Preserving Your Family Heirlooms": Prints, Paintings & Textiles. Saturday, November 4, 2017 1 pm – 2:30 am. Are you curious about how to care for great-grandma’s wedding dress, or that 100-year-old oil painting you just inherited? Or perhaps you have an antique quilt that needs a little TLC? Join our museum curator in an engaging program to learn about caring for paintings, prints, vintage clothing, and textiles. We’ll focus on storage and safe handling methods as well as preventive measures to safeguard your family heirlooms for future generations. If you have an item in mind, bring it with you for specific tips for long-term conservation of your object. Space is limited, so please RSVP to 270-827-1893 or Jennifer.email@example.com to reserve your spot today!”
The Art Hop is Coming! EXTENDED DEADLINE!!!! Art Hop Gallery Show & Sale on November 3, 2017 in Downtown Henderson from 5 to 9pm. Event Calendar:
Sept. 20 Application deadline
Oct. 10 Gallery spaces assigned by Downtown Henderson Partnership
Nov. 3 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Art Hop Gallery Show & Sale
KRAFTUCKY ARTS & CREAFTS EXPO! Booth spaces are filling up fast for the 2017 Kraftucky Arts & Crafts Expo on November 10-12, 2017 at the Owensboro Convention Center! This event is for handmade/handcrafted items only. Do you make woodcrafts, furniture, holiday decorations, quilts, jewelry, floral arrangements, painting, candles, pottery or other hand-made items? Come join us! Event will be promoted on social media, print, radio, and TV! Last year was our highest attendance, and we are looking to continue to grow! Booth space (10x10) is $160 for the 3 day event. Download an Agreement Form for more information and to reserve your booth: Download PDF Here.
"Workshops: John James Audubon State Park, JJA Museum Exhibit room, Adult Artist Retreat." Friday, October 20, 2017 9:00-3pm. Attention All Artists: Please join us at the John James Audubon Museum for our monthly Adult Artist Retreats. All beginning to advanced artists are welcome to attend as we network our ideas and creativity. Bring your own lunch. Our next Workshop: Nov 17th. Contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett Audubon Museum (270) 827-1893 firstname.lastname@example.org Cost: $15.
"Gamut Gallery at Holly Storlie’s Studio." 111 South Green River Road, Evansville, IN. 812-401-2299. Adult Figure Drawing Sessions. Wednesday Evenings: 6:30-9:30 pm & Saturday Mornings: 9:30am-12:30pm. $10 Modeling Fee. Email Holly at email@example.com to reserve your place.For more information on Holly’s ever-evolving classes, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone number is (812) 401-2299 let her know if you are interested in classes!
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT. Calling all artist!!! Want to be featured in the paper? Contact Jeanette Noone at 270-692-7309.