Andi Snethern Featured Artist:
I will be the featured artist at Formed: An Artist Collective Gallery for First Friday Art Walk on June 4th. It’s an amazing gallery with 26 local artists. Here are a few of my latest paintings that will be on display. For more information see https://www.formedgallery.com/
Members please send your news to firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks, Sandra Letson
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Fresh Gallery https://www.freshgallery.org
401 North Boonville, Springfield, MO 65806 417-862-9300 Fresh Gallery is open for the First Friday Art Walk and regular hours are 11 am- 6 pm Tuesday-Saturday, also Mondays by Appointment.
Location: 401 North Boonville, Springfield, Mo 65806.
Watercolor USA 2021 Award Winners Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prrfLPIy_ss
Bambino's Restaurants: Sale and Exhibit by Members Chris Haik, Louise Eggleston and Janene Moserand other local artists have their art for sale and display at Bambino's Restaurants. Locations: 1141 E Delmar St and 2810 E Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO. Contact Sandra or Don Letson if you are interested in applying. This is a project promoted by Sandra and Don to encourage local artists. 417.496.1838
Audrey Bottrell Parks Class
"Everyone Can Learn to Draw!" 8 Week Basic Course Basic Drawing Course
June 8 - July 27 (one place left)
1:00 - 3:00 pm: full
5:30 - 7:30 pm (2nd class added because of the overwhelming interest)
Splatter Art Studio, 4160 S. Lone Pine Springfield, MO
"I can't even draw a stick figure!" "I wasn't born with any creative talent." "I can't draw people." If you have said any of these statements, I've got good news for you! YOU CAN DRAW!! Not only that, but you can learn to draw really well! After teaching for more than 40 years, I have seen it over and over again. Maybe you can draw but you want to get better. This class is also for you!
Limited seating to 10 students. Registration required. First class full and Second class is half full, so hurry to register!
To register, or learn more contact Audrey Bottrell Parks (417) 848-0894
Following is the schedule for past, current, and future exhibits. Others will be added when confirmed:
Information about exhibit requirements for Studio 55 members will be forthcoming as we move closer to each exhibit. Please contact me if you have questions regarding these venues.
Gary Tebbenkamp, Chair, Studio 55 Exhibits Committee, (417) 234-2868
To Access the Springfield Art Museum Website: click here
Watercolor USA June 5, 2021 - August 29, 2021
1111 East Brookside Drive in Springfield, Missouri. A color catalog, a complete record of the exhibition, will be available for purchase. Admission is always free.
This is the 60th exhibition of Watercolor USA, a national, annual, juried exhibition recognizing watermedia painting. The event is open to artists from all 50 states and US territories. There are a variety of prizes and this year’s exhibition was judged by Nick Nelson, Director of the Springfield Art Museum.
Two hundred thirty-two artists from 44 states and the District of Columbia entered 399 works. Ninety-six paintings from 95 artists, representing 36 states were chosen for the exhibit.
Congratulations to Alicia Farris and Les Hagemann for being chosen for the 2021 Watercolor USA exhibit!
Alicia's painting"Behind the Shades" is shown here.
Studio 55 has an exhibit at the Schweitzer Brentwood Library
Now until June 30th
Location: 2214 Brentwood Blvd., Springfield, MO.
(Pick up your art On Wednesday, June 30, between 9 and 10 am)
The following members have their art on display: Heuping Chin, Ramona Gist, Ann Kynion, Sandra Letson, Susan Loop, Dawna Middleton, Ruth Pennaherrera-Norton, Andi Snethern, Carol Snyder and Gary Tebbenkamp. Thanks to Ann Kynion, Ramona Gist and Don Letson for hanging the show, Chris Haik for making the tags and Gary Tebbenkamp Chair of Exhibit's Committee.
At this time, Studio 55 Arts Guild second Wednesday programs have been cancelled due to COVID-19. You will be updated soon when we will be able to begin meetings and programs.
My Painting, "Guacamole" will be in the SRAC Annual Member Show. Please come to the reception on June 4th, 5:00-8:00 at the Creamery Arts Center. Show ends July 30th.
You are invited to join the "Monday Painters"
"Monday Painters" is a social painting and drawing group that meets every Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 pm. There are no lessons, just a time of working on our art and drinking coffee with each other. A teacher is available, if needed. Anyone is welcome. If you are interested, you can call Judy Ferguson at 417-848-9908 or just drop by Splatter Art Studio.
I have a painting in the Big Show at the Springfield airport.
24” x 40”
Unstretched canvas, acrylic and spray paint
My show ‘Tropical Oceans’ is a collection of 20 plus paintings honoring the Oceans and continues to be featured at LaBelle Gallery, 325 E Walnut Street, next to Bookmarx. Five new ocean paintings are also at the airport for ‘wide open spaces’
The two pieces shown here, I created during the live painting I did at Artsfest on Walnut Street and are on display and available for purchase at the creamery.
Workshops at Meike Aton Art Studio!
Reservations are required for all classes: 417-343-3481
See my Art Work at www.MeikeAton.com IG and FB and Visit my Studio/Gallery at 1200 E. Woodhurst Dr Building K-300, Springfield, Mo 65804
This weeks events:
First Friday Art Walk, June 4th, 5-9 pm downtown Springfield: My art and I will be at:
411 N Sherman at the Creamery Arts Center and LaBelle Gallery 325 E Walnut St.
Saturday June 5, a Street Fair will be inaugurated on the corner of Pickwick and Cherry Street. I’ll be showing in space #24, right in the middle 10-5pm. More information: https://fb.me/e/40nOyTu5h
On July 1 and 2nd, I'll be teaching a watercolor workshop called, Painting LIFE in Watercolor, where we'll discuss and practice adding figures to the landscape. For details on this one, please see my website Alicia Farris Fine Art or the Splatter Art Studio website, PAINTING LIFE in Watercolor with Alicia Farris — Splatter Art + Studio https://www.afarris.com/events
If you are interested in taking a "Color and Expression! Painting Animals in Watercolor" workshop from me ONLINE, this one will be very fun and extremely well organized, as it will be through Cheap Joe's! The dates are July 12-15. There will be a few hours of painting/demo time, on the 12 and 13th, then a day off to paint individually and receive individual critique and discussion from me on the 14th, then we'll re-convene on the 15th for a final day of painting. The workshop will be forever accessible for participants through Cheap Joe's private YouTube page! Please see details here: https://www.cheapjoes.com/catalog/product/view/id/40069/s/alicia-farris-online-art-workshop-color-and-expression-animals-in-watercolor-july-12-13-and-15-2021/ Note: there is a deadline for sign-up but when the workshop is at capacity, registration will be closed, even if before the sign-up deadline. If you have questions about this or either of the other workshops, just let me know.
Thanks all. Looking forward to seeing you and looking forward to painting with you!!
I did another podcast last week titled "It's never too late to pursue your dream"; story of my life as a physician-artist.
Here is the link. https://www.linkedin.com/video/live/urn:li:ugcPost:6801617173031874560/
Susie Sharpe Art on Facebook
Susie Sharpe on Instagram
Mercy Clinic at Paul Mueller
Studio 55 Members who are members of Fresh Gallery:
Cheryl Vowels, Farley Lewis, Mike Myers, Nancy Brown Dornan and Rebecca Lewis Smith.
Guest artist Dawna Middleton, June, July and August
Fresh Gallery is open 11 am- 6 pm Tuesday-Saturday and Mondays by Appointment.
Location: 401 North Boonville, Springfield, Mo 65806. Website https://www.freshgallery.org''
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Ann Kynion: Urban Sketchers
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am
Urban Sketchers of Springfield, Mo
Want to improve your drawing skills? Like to draw on location. Check out the sketching venues of the Urban Sketchers of Springfield, Mo. We meet on the 1st Saturday of the month at different locations.
Check the FB page to see where we will be next month, Saturday. Join us to sketch indoors or out. We will meet up at 10. To find out more or join at https://www.facebook.com/groups/urbansketchersofspringfieldmo/
Congratulations Dawna Middleton
I was chosen as the guest artist at Fresh Gallery for June, July & August.
I will also have a table at the Summer Solstice Event at The Great Escape Beer Works on June 19th.
June 2022: Member's Show Springfield Regional Arts Council - Sponsored by Positronic Industries. An exhibit dedicated to the SRAC Artist Members. Location: The Creamery Arts Center, for directions: https://springfieldarts.org/sites/default/files/inline-files/DirectionsToTheCreamery.pdf
My Driftwood Nativity Scene will be exhibited at the Springfield Regional Art Council’s Annual Members Show, June 4 - July 30, 2021 at The Creamery Arts Center.
Fresh Gallery Class
Fused Glass Bird Garden Stake Class by member Cheryl Vowels
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 11 AM at Fresh Gallery 401 North Boonville
Add some bling to your garden with your very own bird garden stake! Join us on Tuesday, June 15th from 11 am-5 pm to create a garden stake. Participants will be able to pick up their garden stakes within 5-6 days at Fresh Gallery during business hours.
• Beginners - Ages 12+; An adult must accompany children under age 16.
• Cost: $40, Friends of Fresh $35
• Time: 2 hours
• Instructor: Cheryl Vowels
Please, no walk-ins. To safely distance, we request that you pre-register. We are only taking six guests per time slot. Adults accompanying their children for the class are not counted.
Sign-up today using the link below!