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Tri-State Arts Association Newsletter
Gary Lapelle, Editor



Rabert Fulks

First Vice President

Libby Varner

Second Vice President

Pati Payne




Ron Haeberle

Board Members

Linda Clifford

Jennifer Cremeans

Barbara Delligatti

Rabert Fulks

Ron Haeberle

Chris Hayes

Sylvia Jackson

Gary Lapelle

Janet Lester

Laura Moul

Pati Payne

Libby Varner

Katie Welsh

General Meetings

Meetings are held at 6:30p.m. the second Thursday every other

month at the  Huntington

Museum of Art, in one of the

workshop rooms  at the back, unless otherwise


Area Art Shows

The Ironton Artists Association is very sorry to announce that they will not be holding the Fortieth Annual Fall Art Show this year. The club appreciates all the support the artists have given through the years.

The Tri-State Art Association and its members are saddened by this announcement. The Ironton club and their membership has always supported the greater regional art community gaining respect throughout the Ohio Valley.

Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, Ohio; Cream of the Crop Exhibition, 2014

receiving entries: Closed. Opening: June 6th, Friday. Closing date, August 2nd.

French Art Colony, 46th Festival Exhibit and Competition G allipolis, Ohio

Entry Fee: Non-member $5:00 - Member $2.50

Entries Accepted: Sunday, June 15th, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Monday, June 16th, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Juried Gallery Exhibit:

July 1st to July 27th, 2014

Opening Reception is Tuesday, July: 1st, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Park Exhibit:

Friday: July 4th, O ne day show

Pickup in City Park at 5:00 p.m.

Foothills Art Festival 2014, Jackson, Ohio

Artists are invited to exhibit in the following categories: Oil/Acrylic, Pastel/Drawing, Photography, Enhanced

Photography, Prints, Three Dimensional Work, and Watercolor.

The show is professionally judged but not juried. Artists of all ages and experience are encouraged to enter, both professional and amateur. Entrants are limited to 4 works per category. Entry fees are $8 per piece or $28 for 4 pieces until the September 3 deadline and slightly higher thereafter.

$1,395 in cash prizes will be awarded. Dozens of purchase award donors will select artwork during a Preview Reception on Thursday evening, October 14 to which all artists are invited.

Foothills Art Festival is a program of the Southern Hills Arts Council. Call the Council at 740/286-6355, email at, or write Box 149, Jackson, Ohio 45640 for further information or entry forms. Registration deadline is September 3.

Renaissance Art Gallery will be holding it’s National Miniature show through November and part of December. More on that as time grows closer.

Ashland Art in the Park:

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

Registration times are 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.

TSAA Exhibition 2014\

TSAA exhibition open Sept. 6th to October 5th 2014. M ust be 18 to enter. Members of TSAA $20 fee for two pieces, Non-Members

pay $25. Receiving- Studio 1- Aug.23rd 11 to 3PM. Aug 24th -1 to 3PM Judging Monday-Aug.25th. Reception Sept 7th.

$500 awarded Best of show.

Board Elections Held

TSAA elected the board and Officers to serve the 2014-15 term at the last general meeting. We would like to thank Jbird Cremeans for her service in her term of office as President. Also thanks to Michael Rosenberg for serving on the board and as treasurer of TSAA. Micheal resigned from the Board.

This will be my Last call for dues. This newsletter is the last one before dues are considered late. So double check to

see if you’re paid up. Thanks