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ATTENTION:  Easel Painting Party

Easel Painting Party will take place on Saturday, September 27 at Mayne Framing. Piza, water, and cookies will be served. Bring a brush and paint pan, and wear some old cloths. The party starts at 10:00am and ends at 3:00pm. 

AIP easels need a fresh coat of paint, and we need as many volunteers as possible. Some guys would be great! Remember, if you help with the painting, your attendance record is credited with one General meeting.

Receiving: TSAA 2014 Biennial Exhibition

Receiving for the TSAA 2014 Biennial Exhibition at the Huntington Museum of Art will be in Studio 1 on Saturday, August 23rd from 11am to 3pm and Sunday, August 24th from 1pm to 3pm. If you need a prospectus please check our website or contact Libby Varner at 606-465-5305 or

Jury: August 25, Monday 

Opening Reception: September 7, Sunday, 2 - 4pm

Exhibition Dates: September 6 through October 5

There is a resolution and image size problem with the registration forms. Sorry for the inconvenience. Please call Libby or pick one up on the day of registration

Libby Varner, Chairperson for the Exhibitions Committee

Art Auction at St. Mary’s Conference Center

On September 18th, an art auction will be held at St. Mary’s Conference Center to raise funds for the Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter.


The auction is looking for 25 art auction items, and some do not have to paintings. They are also looking for donated items to sell before the auction like prints, cards, and other similar items.
If you donate a painting or some other art item you will be given a ticket to the event and you may stand next to your item to talk to people about your work. Tickets are $20 for wine and pasta bar.   
Time about 6:00pm, wine first, then pasta bar, and then the auction at about 7pm. Items need to be donated by Sept. 1st so that a catalogue can be printed with auction items. 
Joanie Ward can be contacted at Bella Consignment 304-697-1774 .for more information.
Submitted by Patti Delcheccolo

New Photography Classes begin in August

Laura Moul will continue to teach her digital photography classes starting again in August.  Locations: Monday evenings Hobby Lobby in Barboursville, Tuesdays at Putnam Parks,and Wednesdays at Paintbrush Studio in Charleston.  Please see her website or call her at 304-743-8281.  She teaches a Beginning Digital Photography course, as well as an Intermediate Digital Photography course. 

Renaissance Art Gallery

Dates to remember for this year’s Miniature Exhibition are:
October 15, 2014: All shipped work must be postmarked by this date
October 17, 18 & 19 2014: Hand delivery dates at the Renaissance Art Gallery

November 2, 2014: Awards Reception for the 14th Miniature Exhibition
December 7, 2014: Closing date for the 14th Miniature Exhibition
December 12, 13 & 14 2014: pick up dates for Miniatures.

Ashland Art in the Park

Date: September 27, location: Central Park Ashland. Rain location will be announced later.

Registration: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. on the 27th of September
Judging will begin at noon.  
Categories are Oil, Watercolor, Mixed Media and pastels in both amateur and professional divisions.  
Prizes will be awarded at 3:30 p.m.
Entry fee is $15.00 for up to 10 pieces of work. Additional entries are $5.00 each.
Entrants must be at least 18 years of age.