North Valley Art League
Newsletter - February 27, 2018
The North Valley Art League is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the visual arts in the northern California region.   

March Exhibit is a Member Only Show
(open theme)

Please bring in your work, Feb 27 - Sat, Mar 3
We look forward to another fine Member Show.

Also pick up work from the February Show.
Thank You!!!

Accomplished Watercolor Painter
Julie Cohn

Returns to Redding to Teach Another Outstanding Workshop!

2-day Workshop
Monday & Tuesday, April 23 - 24
10am to 4:30pm

Location: Redding Recreation Center, 58 Quartz Hill Rd., Redding, 96003 — adjacent to the NVAL Carter House Gallery

Cost: $175 for NVAL Members — $210 for Non-Members. Class size limited to 20 students.

Signup & Pay:  
Best to signup & Pay on the NVAL website (click on the workshop title above).  If you need help with online signup, please call Charlotte Bryson, 221-1993.

Signups will also offered at the NVAL Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz Hill Rd., Redding 96003. Signups at the Gallery must include payment to be valid.

Class Description  
Sunsets are filled with luminosity and luster!
Learn how these lighting effects are different from each other and how you can use them effectively to create scintillating skies and reflections. Once you understand these two concepts, you will be able to bring much beauty not only to your landscapes, but to any work of art read more.....

NVAL 2018 Regional Juried Photography Show

Entry Deadline is Tuesday, March 13 -- don't miss out!

All entries to be submitted online

Exhibit May 1 – June 2, 2018
Juror is James Gilmore, MFA
Instructor at College of the Siskiyous


National Show Juror - Bob Burridge Workshop

"Loosen Up with Aqua Media"
Sept 4 - 7, 2018, 9am to 4pm
$450 NVAL Members, $500 non-members
Only 25 spots available
Priority will be given to NVAL Members.
Save the Date!
Signups are online only!
at and will open May 1st . Payment is required at time of signup.
This workshop will fill up fast, so you will want to be among the first to register.

If you need help with online signup, please call Charlotte Bryson, 221-1993.

Election of New Officers & Board

Monday, March 19, 7pm
NVAL Carter House Gallery

In addition to elections of new Officers/Board,
J im Canter will give a presentation on the Homeless Art Project showing the many photographs he took of the participants' artwork and portraits of the individuals themselves.

Slate of Officers/Board Members

President – Bernie Bryson  
Vice President – Carla Canter
Treasurer – Linnea Marx  
Recording Secretary – Mary Lou Schmidt  
Corresponding Secretary – Charlotte Bryson  

Board Members

Mary Ann Brackett 
Jim Canter 
Patricia Crow 
Kathleen Evans  
Joyce Kerwin
Bonnie Lampley 
Linda McGinnis
Chuck Prudhomme
Roberta Stone
Dottie Turk
Deborah Vercammen
Marlene Woods  

Additional nominations for Officers/Board Members will be taken at the March 19 meeting.

February Exhibit

Closes March 3
Featured Artists - U Prep Student heART Show
and Member Show

Samples of work - U Prep Student heART Show
More Classes & Workshops

To be rescheduled soon!!
Friday, February 23 class was cancelled due to the cold.
9 am to 5pm
Cost $40
At Camden House Picnic Area at Whiskeytown
Sign up and Pay at NVAL Carter House Gallery

NOTE: At the end of the day Chuck will donate his painting to someone in the class determined by a draw from a hat!

For full details, directions and supply list, Click on Workshop Title.

in Charcoal & Pastel

Sign up for Tuesday or Thursday at 12:30pm - 3:30pm at NVAL
Cost is $15 per class. Payment is due at each session.
If you are interested in the class,
call Judy at 222-8491. 

Judy will show you how to manipulate and control charcoal and pastel. You will be the boss! The fear of drawing portraits will vanish! You will feel confident and build skill quickly.  The classes will explore so many ways to draw people and will take the mystery out of creating portraits.

Every  Wednesday from 9-4 in the NVAL workroom.


Next Workshops at the NVAL Carter House Gallery --

Tuesday, March 13 -- 6 to 8pm
Tuesday, April 10 -- 6 to 8pm

Pay at the Workshop.
Cost: $25 and all materials are included.
Pre-Registration is required to attend. Contact Julie Bullock via text message, email at  or phone her at 530-392-0349. 

Lost Paint Brushes.....
Small Painting Show Juror Stephen Bovee'
left 4-5 oil painting brushes with green handles at NVAL. HELP!!

Other Non-Profit Events

Stockton Art League
Call to Artists
60 th  National Exhibition (Biennial; Visual Arts)
The Haggin Museum (Stockton, California)
Entry Deadline: March 16, 2018
First Entry $25; additional $20, 5 max.
Juror: Sabina Turner
Cash awards over $5000. Open to Artists residing in the US. Exhibition Dates: May 17 – July 15, 2018.  Sponsored by Stockton Art League. See prospectus for list of qualifying media (8 categories).
Inquiries:   Type “Haggin 2018” in subject line.