December 2019
WELCOME to the Delray Art League

Meet up : Artist Coffee and Conversation December 2 , 7:00 pm 
Location: SubCulture Coffee in downtown Delray Beach at Swinton and Atlantic
Delray Art League members and all artists come and meet fellow artists and members.

Next General Meeting: December 9 , 6:45 pm
Second Monday of each month - October thru April
Delray Beach Parks & Recreation Bldg - 50 NW 1st Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444
Upcoming dates: Jan. 13 | Feb. 10 (Location TBA) | Mar. 9 | April 13

Meetup For Demos: December 16 , 7:00 pm
Location: Jerry's Artarama, Deerfield Beach

Prospective new members:
Artwork should be presented to the Jurying Committee between 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. 
(prior to the General Meeting which starts at 6:45 p.m.)

General Membership Meeting Minutes - No November meeting was held.
DAL - The Heart of Delray Gallery
Holiday Art Supply Gift Event
Join us for another exciting meetup in December in the heart of Delray Beach, Florida. On Wednesday evening the 18th , 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, come to The Heart of Delray Gallery on Federal Highway in Delray Beach.

Bring a Holiday Christmas wrapped blank art canvas, paint brushes, colored pencils, or any art supply gift suitable for donation for the Holiday's for the Delray Art League's arts education programs in the community. All wrapped art supply gifts will be donated to one of our great Delray Community Centers for arts students.
Holiday Showcase
December 20, 2019 to February 14, 2020

Winter Interlude
February 14 - April 3
Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce - First Friday Artwalk

The Delray Art League is having a First Friday Artwalk on Dec.6, at the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce on 1st Avenue from 6PM-9PM. League members who are displaying their artworks please be there and invite family and friends. Other artists please be there with your invitees to support your fellow league artists.

Holiday Showcase
Dec. 20th, 2019 to February 14th, 2020
applications have been sent to Exhibiting Members.
We have a few more spaces available, pick-up an application at the December meeting (dues must be current.) Deadline for applications to be returned is Dec. 13, 2019.

Indoor Show Committee Chair NEEDED 
We have five to six committee members, but we need a Chair person. Please contact Kathi Stamm if you want to volunteer to chair this committee.
St. Paul's 'Art Meets Music'
January 19th - Sunday 2 pm
January 24th - Friday 6:30 pm
February 9th - Sunday 2 pm
We have more space available and this is a wonderful way to spend a Sunday or Friday with St. Paul's music lovers. Application emails have been sent. Please refer to your email or contact Kathi Stamm or Ron Rizzi.
Veterans Park

We our encouraging DAL artists with their own tent or sharing a tent to sign up and notify the league for our big Dec. 14-15 art show at Veterans Park . Great opportunity to sell your art during the holiday season or sign up to be at our hospitality tent. Should be fun. Call Howard Sherman VP, at  781-799-0871  for info.

Upcoming Dates: January 11-21 | February 8-9 | March 7-8 | April 4-5

Old School Square

Upcoming Dates: January 4-5 | January 18-19 | February 15-16

See the "Members Around Town" below for requirements for having your announcement included.


On Monday, December 2, Fran Goodman will give a talk at the Institute for Learning in Retirement called “Painting a Picture of Abstract Expressionism.” The audience will be encouraged to participate. Boca Raton Community Center 150 Crawford Avenue, Boca Raton, 11:15 AM– 12:30 PM. 


Joyce Rogers has paintings in an ongoing exhibit at the Yogurt Emporium. Located at the Shoppes of Woolbright, in the shopping center on the corner of Jog Road and Woolbright in Boynton Beach. Next to the Dune Deck Mimosa Cafe.

Claudia Hafner exhibiting in Small Works exhibition at Broward Art Guild, 3280 NE 32nd Street, Fort Lauderdale. Won 3rd place award.

Tammy Seymour and Claudia Hafner exhibiting with the Gold Coast Watercolor Society, Wet Paint exhibition at ArtServe, Fort Lauderdale, Dec. 6 - Jan. 11. Both also exhibiting at the Parker Playhouse Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, during December.


Lorrie Turner teaches Pastels, Atelier style, to your individual strengths & weaknesses, from beginner to more advanced students. Boca Raton Museum of Art – Art School. 

Ever wanted to paint in the Southern part of France? Lorrie B Turner will be giving a Pastel Workshop along the Dordogne and Lot Rivers, July 18 – 25, 2020. It’s not too early to register as these trips are limited in number and fill up quickly. Contact Lorrie for more information. Website: Facebook:


Would you like to try pastel? Please join Deb LaFogg Docherty for Picturesque Pastels! She covers the use of light and color to make your pastel paintings exciting! Learn to make your pastels show stoppers! Please click for more details


Manny Jamok announces his upcoming watercolor class starting January 8, 2020. For class descriptions, please visit

We are active as a league but need many additional members to be on our membership committee, hospitality advertising andoutdoor show commitees. Please call Howard at  781-799-0871 .

The Delray Art League (DAL) NEVER sends solicitations, so please,
DO NOT OPEN email that appears to be from DAL that asks for any kind of support.

Anyone exhibiting at a Gallery, or doing a Show, or in an Exhibit, or having an Event or just received an Award, please email me your good news for inclusion in this monthly newsletter.

Please reply with a brief announcement written as you would like to see it in print . No more than one paragraph and NO pictures. However, you may provide a link to an http, website or Facebook if available. Include deadline dates, expiration dates, etc. Post will be announced once unless dates are included .

Submissions must be received prior to the 1st of each month. 
Reply to Claudia Hafner
DAL will be sending out announcements monthly. If you have something you would like featured in the next DAL Announcement, please reply to this email with your information.

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Deerfield Beach location
20% discount for DAL members