Volume 7 |  February 6th, 2017
This Week's News & Updates
February Member Meeting!
Artist Social, Mini Show, Art Swap
Wednesday, February 8th, 6:30 PM

Great Frame Up
(430 Main St. Longmont)

This month, we are having an "Artist Social".  Activities, include the following:

Starting at  6:30 PM 
Meet & Mingle - small snack appreciated.

Mini Art Show - Bring 1 piece of art (any size) for the exhibit you recently created & vote for the best.  $10 Gift Card Awarded, for best of show!

Art Swap - Time to clean out your studio and art supply closets.  Bring in art stuff to give, and take something home too!  Ideas:  Useable art supplies, papers, books & magazines, tools, frames, etc. place on available tables in hallway.  Please check the area before you leave to take back anything left over.

Starting at  7:00 PM
 Activity - Color Pencil drawing 
We will be practicing our color pencil drawing with a wrapped piece of candy, 
i ntroduction by Susan Steven.   

Please bring your own:  color pencils, eraser & sharpener, sketch book or paper with support. Wrapped hard candy will be provided.
Raffle, place your name in pot for a chance to win a prize.

Coming next...
Save the Date the next "Artist Social" will be  April 12, Doodles & Zentangles, 
i ntroduction by Lynn Diagnault.

Suggestions for future activities, and raffle prize donations? Please email Nancy.   

Susan Steven is an art teacher for the St. Vrain Valley Schools and our current LAG President.  She works in several art mediums, including colored pencils, and has won many awards in local art shows. Susan will give a quick colored pencil introduction, February 8th, to start us off on our still life of a wrapped piece of candy. 

 If you are interested in exploring colored pencils in greater detail, you can register for her Colored Pencils:  Fabulous Flowers workshop, to be held at her home studio on  Saturday, Feb. 18, 10 - 2.  Please contact Nan Sanford to register for the workshop,  nanci.evans980@gmail.com
Old Town Marketplace
2nd Friday Event February 10th!
Come support our LAG Artists at the 2nd Friday Event in Downtown Longmont!
The Longmont Creative District's  2nd Friday event this month is Friday February 10th starting at 6pm on Main Street in Longmont.  The theme for this month is "MELT IT" so come down and check out some of the events that include fire dancers in the breezeways, and the 2nd Friday Trolly that will be circulating throughout Downtown Longmont from 6-9pm ($1 for unlimited rides) 

And please visit our LAG artists at the Old Town Marketplace at 332 Main Street. There will be fondue, food and beverages!

This month's artists include:

Gift tables from:
 Nan Sanford - Custom handmade jewelry
Ann Kruglak - Polymer/feather/mixed media designs

Hanging art:
Janine Ewing-Belletire
Phyllis Dwer
Janis Buck
Rose Lynch
Diane Wood
Susan Steven

Artist's with permanent studios:
Jill Rumley - paintings, cards, bookmarks & magnets
Susan Gunn - paintings & cards
Robbie Ruhaak - acrylic on metal paintings, jewelry & more!
Tomas Perez - Art gifts

Feel free to contact Jill Rumley at: jill.rumley@gmail.com if you have any questions or are interested in upcoming shows.
There's still time to sign up!
at the
Deadline February 24th!
March 10 – April 8, 2017

Get your applications in now! 

Fee: $35 for 3 pieces of art

MARCH 8, Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm
 (before the LAG meeting), or
Thursday morning, March 9, from 10-11am.

MARCH 10th, 2017, Fri., 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

PICK UP ARTWORK: APRIL 8th, 10:00am to 6:00pm

People's Choice Awards for 2D, 3D and Photography!

Click here to download the sign up sheet!

Questions? Contact Yvonne Ogg at yvonneogg@gmail.com

Send Us Your Newsletter News!
Our newsletter is for YOU, our members. Please send in your announcements, workshops, shows and any other information you'd like us to share with other members for March's monthly newsletter.  And don't forget the photos!

Please send your entries this week directly to Jill Rumley, our newsletter editor at jill.rumley@gmail.com
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