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October 11, 2014 in Member News

This is where we brag about the location of our art exhibits and whether we won loads of ribbons and maybe even some money. So send that information to me at deaconrichard@cox.net along with a jpg photo of your work. Lets brag about our success where all can see and cry in our milk hidding in the closet or down at the pub. Bill Martin’s art work shown below won best of show at the Celebration of Artists Exhibit and was purchased by the Peoria Arts Commission.”

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Magda Gryparis reports, “Two of my watercolors were juried in the Glendale Arts Council Competition. Spring Blossoms and Pink Lady. My Spring Blossoms won second place and it was also sold.

Jane Breslin sold this painting at the State Fair a few weeks back.  Way to go girl!!!!  Keep painting!

Jane Breslin sold this painting at the State Fair a few weeks back. Way to go girl!!!! Keep painting!

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Jane Brown received Artist of the Month for September 2013. Way to go girl!

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Magda also reports she displayed 27 paintings both oils and watercolors, prints and greeting cards in a one woman show/sale at her church Spring Event. She sold three watercolors, one print and a number of greeting cards.

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Katy Rosse was voted co-artist of the month of April 2013 along Kerry Pollei

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Kerry Pollei was voted co-artist of the month of April 2013 along with Katy Rosse

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Diane Shepard took a First Place for her “Oranges” at the State Fair…..and she sold it too!

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Magda Gyparis received the Artist of the Month award for January 2014. Way to go girl.!!!!!

Bill’s “Visitor” received an Honorable Mention.

Bill took a First Place in oils for his painting titled, “Don’t Eat the Daisys”.  
 
Among other things, residents at Freedom Plaza have opened a small gallery in their complex.
The “company” provided some room space for them so they could hold workshops and display their work. The thumbnails shown here are part of their current display.    
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Midas was also done by Barbara when she and Dara Tolan attended the 24th Annual Verde Valley Days celebration. Way to go girls!
Water Color Days by Barbara Newport done while participating in 24th Verde Valley Days. Doris Canavan was chosen Artist of the Year at our last meeting in May.

“Maryann Counts is featured here with her picture titled, Our Little Hacienda. She is our April 2013 Artist of the Month.”

“Annette Wyckoff is our miniature painter. No, she isn’t miniature, but her work is! This is a farm scene she has exhibited with PFAA.

 

 

“Bill Martin was chosen for the January Artist of the Month Award”

“Lois Meyer was chosen for the February Artist of the Month Award”

Darry Gregory reports that she received a 2nd place watercolor in the Glendale Community College Exhibit.  Her piece will be published in the Traveler and it is shown here at the left. She writes, “No ‘waiting is not the name…..I’ve named it Feathers ‘n Bubbles.”

Chris Scotti was awarded the Artist of the Month for March.  Her awesome work of art is shown on the right. Way to go kid!

 
Barbra Newport’s entry “Pushing up Daises” is shown here. Great work Barb.

SCOTTSDALE SISTER CITIES ASSOCIATION Promoting peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation — one individual, one community at a time. Scottsdale Sister Cities Association is a member of Sister Cities International, which is a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens partnerships between the United States and international communities. Scottsdale Sister Cities Association and Alamos worked jointly on a unique art/cultural exchange. Fifteen hand crafted chairs were obtained from a furniture maker in Sister City Alamos and transported to Scottsdale. Talented artists in the Scottsdale area turned the chairs into a piece of art. The project is being called, Las Sillas de Alamos. Now completed, the have been on display around the city of Scottsdale: at Art Walks and other appropriate locations. The chairs will then be sold and the funds used to support student exchanges between Scottsdale and Alamos. Barbra Newport’s entry “Pushing up Daises” is shown here. Great work Barb.

Westgate Gallery Exhibit 10/2/2014 – 11/01/2014

September 6, 2014 in Calendar, Member News

Direction to Westgate gallery where we will have the spring exhibit.

Direction to Westgate gallery where we will have the Fall 2014 exhibit.

Our Fall Membership Exhibit will open on October 2, 2014 in Gallery Glendale at Westgate and continue until November 1st. Hours are Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 to 9 pm and Sunday from 1 until 4 pm. Artist will be on hand to discuss their art. Special private tours can be arranged for groups by calling 623-810-1492 and asking for Richard. Also visit us at PFAA-AZ.com and learn more about Peoria Fine Art Association.