Volume 10| October 2020
In This Issue:
-1st Saturday Reception to Celebrate the
"Kick-off" of the 9th Annual Art Tour
-Featured Artists Member Spotlight
-KVIE Winner
  • Hours: 11:00 to 4:00pm Wednesday thru Saturday
  • First Saturday Reception: 4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Social Distancing and Masks required*
Special Event: October 10th, 2020
We are very excited to host the 9TH Annual Art Tour on Saturday, October 10th, free to the public, from 10 am -4 pm. Additionally, the ARTS CENTER will also be one of our site locations utilizing the parking lot. The Art Tour has become a popular tradition that allows us to showcase many of the talented artists in our community, present them with an opportunity to sell their works and offer art lovers a chance to meet the artists in an informal setting.  
Each participating tour artist will donate a quality original piece of art, for our raffle fundraiser. This artwork will be displayed in the gallery during the Saturday Kick-off Art Tour Reception on OCTOBER 3rd with raffle tickets ($5 each or 5 for $20) available during reception, the Art Tour and through NOVEMBER 7 when raffle winners will be announced. You can print the Art Tour Guide/Map by going to our website. or click here to download the brochure. Looking forward to a great turn out !!!
Featured Artist Member of the Month
Judy Thompson-Ng

My hometown in upstate New York was my inspiration for my early oil landscape paintings. However, my business career required me to place my painting on hiatus.
After retiring in Arizona, my next painting adventure was with watercolors. Bright colors and the fluidity of the paint became my medium of choice. My first official painting lessons were taken in Tucson where I became a member of the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild and the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild. I explored different art techniques and mediums including painting on rice paper using a hot wax batik method. While in Arizona, I discovered the beauty of the desert.
I moved to Hawaii and continued painting where I became an active member of a local alliance and I participated in indoor and outdoor festivals. My pallet changed from the gold, rust, brown and purples of the desert to reds, greens, blues, and yellows of the Islands.
After moving to California in 2017, I found my new art community at the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center. I work with the Center in support of the Elk Grove community art programs as the Workshop Chair and teach watercolor batiking. My pallet and paper may change again but my love for art and my desire to encourage others to explore their inner art will remain true.

2020 KVIE Winner
The Elk Grove Fine Arts Center's Member Artist - Amy Vidra is the proud recipient of the KVIE ART AUCTION'S First Place and a Juror's Award in the 2020 Show. Here is her entry.
Upcoming Workshops:

See October Below:
-Judy Ng
-Gen Parrick
-Darrci Robertson

Coming soon workshop
Carrie Markel -Magical Monotypes with Image Transfers

-Private Tutoring by Stacey Maeda. Call Stacey to schedule. Find contact info on our website or click Click here:
Gin Parrick

1 Day-Friday
October 23rd:
2 pm to 3:30pm

Fused Glass

Enjoy the fun and creativity of making your own fused glass medallion. Using a provided blank template, you will select from an assortment of dichroic glass to complete your own unique medallion design. your piece will be fused and attached to a fitting and chain and you can return the week following your class to pick it up. Instructor will provide Materials. See more and sign up or on our website: http:www.elkgrovefineartscenter.org or : Click here


Workshop :
Two 1-day sessions:

Oct 24 and Nov 14, 2020 --- 2:30 pm-6:pm

Create a Ceramic Mug and Vase
Students will be creating one mug and one vase using handbuilding techniques and texture tools. These pieces will be dishwasher and microwave safe.
You will pick them up after they have been fired.

Note: Pieces will be fired by instructor and available for pick-up at EGFAC the following week during regular hours. 
Instructor provides all materials. Find out more and sign up. Go to elkgrovefineartscenter.org or Click here
Watercolor Batik with
Judy Thompson Ng

One 1-day session: Wednesday Oct.28, 2020
11 am to 2:30pm

You will be taught to create a watercolor painting on rice paper using a template or design of your choice, use hot wax to create unique effects and white spaces on your painting, and take home a finished matted or gallery wrapped painting.

Instructor provides all materials.
To see more information on the workshop: Click here
Face Mask 2

Safety First*
We continue to maintain precautions for all visitors to our Gallery which will include our volunteer staff and our customers wearing masks (if you don’t have one, we will provide one for you). We will be taking customer temperatures at the door and will provide a hand sanitizer. Plus, we continue to practice the 6 ft safe distance.
Elk Grove Fine Arts Center is Open
11:00 am to 4:00 pm Wednesday - Saturday
EGFAC is a 501c3 affiliate.
Become a Patron Contributor of the Arts
Your generous support will help the EGFAC continue to exist and develop the arts in our community during these difficult times! Would you like to donate? Click here or call 916-685-5992