CONGRATULATIONS! EAG member MARIE C. MOORE who has received a MERIT AWARD at the Paint IL Show for her pastel work entitled: RED BUDS ON THE HILL. She joins EAG members Jan VonBokel, Sandra Lautrup and John Gabb who have also had work accepted and have placed. Reception is Friday, May 17 at 5PM at the Paris Art Museum
John Gabb and Sandra Lautrup have both received Merit Awards at Pair Art Museum’s Paint IL Show. Jan Von Bokel has received an Honorable Mention as well. Reception is Fri. May 17 at 5PM.
Summary of meetings, news, and upcoming events in the local area for artists and art enthusiasts.
May Meeting – 2013
The meeting for May will be held at the Ron Diehl Center (same place as always) on may 14 at 7p.m. There will be a short business meeting, election of officers for nest year, and report on our adult show. Following the short meeting we will attend a show of Jim Ducette’s art at the Hilton in Effingham. Jim has been developing some new work recently and is planning on the summer at home with his family in Maine. This will also be a going away evening.
Jan would like to say thank you to all the art guild members who donated to the ARC Auction..It was a great success and will help fund ARC Art dept. for next year… Thanks to everyone!
Town and Country show at Artworks Gallery in Vandalia
Please phone (618) 283-2013 for dates and entry form.
The Paris Art Center Show
The show is currently underway. We are awaiting the results of the EAG artists who entered.
The Mattoon Arts Council
The Council is holding a one day art fair on June 15. For entry dates and information contact Janahn Kolden at 217-273-8296 or email@example.com. This is an economical show if you demonstrate!
Featured Artist Jan Von Bokel
Jan Von Bokel will be the featured artist at the Common Grounds coffee shop in Mattoon during June and July. The reception date will be announced.
The 12″x12″ Show
This show located at Joe Sippers will also be held in July. Karen Weber of Teutopolis High School has agreed to be our Judge. We will announce the reception and presentation date when it is set. Get your canvas’ while they last….$15.00 each. Call Jan VonBokel Tucker for more information 217.821.3135.
Flourishes Gallery Featured Artists
Jan Von Bokel and Becky Marcussen will be the featured artists at Flourishes Gallery in Shelbyville in July. The date for this reception will also be announced.
John Gabb – Merit Award
John Gabb has won a MERIT award at the Paris Art Museum for his rendering of “TABLE SETTING at the FIRE FLY GRILL. Reception to be held May 17th 2013. Call the artist for more information 217.868.5948.
Cedarhurst – Biennial Show
Sandra Lautrup and John Gabb have entered ” the 25th Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Biennial Show”. The show runs August 4 until October 13, 2013. Good luck to these E.A.G. Members.
Openings for John Gabb’s Still Life Class
John’s still life class has a few openings. Contact John Gabb at 868.5948. Spring Workshop is held at DuBois IL 5/20 to 5/22/13.
Don’t forget Paint IL Show May 10 – June 4th. held at the Bicentennial Art Center in PARIS, IL.
Artist Dale Wagoner
Dale Wagoner , EAG member, is recovering from a recent accident at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. His injuries included broken vertebrae and shattered left arm. Watch for him on Facebook, we talked briefly and he said he would try to let us hear his news in a few days.
Mary Haag’s Exhibit at Paris Bicentennial Art Center and Museum
Mary Haag is having an exhibit of her photos at the Paris Bicentennial Art Center & Museum, Paris IL. from June 21 through July 19, 2013. The reception is June 21 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. The title of Mary’s exhibit is “Some of My Favorite Photos”. Come and see her fantastic display of photographs.
Bonutti Show 2013 Note
Here is some information that was sent to us by someone from Bonutti Clinic regarding the 2013 show.
Drop off of new art and pick up of old is set for June 12th and June 13th by 5 pm. Same entrance as years in the past.
Message from Jodi Jackson, Special Event for VW Funfest at Mid America Motorworks
“Hello, my name is Jodi Jackson, Director of Tourism for the City of Effingham. We are currently working on a special event for VW Funfest at Mid America Motorworks for the weekend of May 31 – June 2. We are always have a booth on the MAM campus and this year, along with us, MAM wants to have a sort of “Artisan Row.” We are looking for artisans who would be willing to be part of a mini-artisan fair out there on Saturday and Sunday, June 1 – 2. If this is something you are interested, please let me know. I would be more than happy to give you more details. You can email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 342-5305.”
Here are the winners for the EAG Fine Art Show starting with the top awards:
Information regarding EAG FINE ART SHOW can be found in the EDN paper in the SCENE section, Friday May 26th edition.
Look for pastel by John Gabb entitled “Lemons in Waterford”. Copy under painting include dates and times of public reception and show.