April 17, 2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS!!! IAA SPRING OPEN ART SHOW
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SHOW DROP OFF DATES & DAY OF SHOW
We need volunteers to:
  • Man the art intake sign-in desk to give the artists their art work labels.
  • Help move the display panels into the gallery
  • Hang and place paintings
  • Hang ribbons after the judge picks the winners
  • Take down panels and help clean-up the show room after the event.
Contact Amy Cassidy amyecassidy@hotmail.com
Call for Imperial Art Alliance Board Member Nominations for 2018-19
President, Vice President, Treasurer & Secretary
All nominations need to be submitted by May 10
Nominations will be taken from the floor the day of the May meeting for voting purposes.
APRIL 21 - 10 am.
IAA Monthly Meeting 
Demo artist Fahmi Khan | Mixed Media Stocking Sculpture
What do you get when you combine this:
With this ???

IT COULD SOMETHING AS FABULOUS AS THIS
Come out to our April 21 meeting for Fahmi Khan's demo on these 3D stocking/wire mixed media sculptures. The possibilities are endless.
Sign up for Fahmi's 2-hour mini-workshop for later that day and create your own freeform sculpture.
2- 4 pm April 21
Cost (Includes supplies):
IAA Members $25- Non-Members $30
Workshop location:
Gates Fine Art Center
2205 Ave I, Rosenberg, TX 77471-2651 

The Lone Star Art Guild met this past Saturday.
Saturday's meeting was very productive. Nine leagues were represented. We are pleased to report that the new board members have been secured. Many thanks to those who stepped up to ensure the future of the LSAG. Here's to an exciting new year for the Lone Star Art Guild.
President, Polly Ward (NWAL)
1st V.P., Ollie Schiller (BFAL) 
2nd V.P., Stephanie Clark (NWAL)
3rd V.P., Allen Borchers (LAL)
Treasurer, Golda Rader (CAL)
Secretary, Peggy Borchers (LAL)

Retaining/acquiring positions in Communications :
Website, Alice Van Farowe (TAL)
Newsletter/Blog, Lauren Combs (WAL)
Social/Historian, Vicki Nash (CAL)
May 19 -10 am to Noon
IAA Monthly Meeting 
Demo Artist Nina theStruthers | Print Making
Check out Nina's webpage:
art expo 2018
FREE DEMONSTRATIONS IN THE STORE BOTH DAYS
2 DAYS OF SPECIAL EXPO SALES
  2 DAYS OF WORKSHOPS
Friday and Saturday April 20 and 21


To View Workshops  CLICK HERE
To View Demos  CLICK HERE
To Sign Up For Workshops  CLICK HERE
Or Call 713.652.5028 
PLENTY OF FREE PARKING
Park in Art Supply Lot and Also Greensheet Parking Lot
approach both off of Dennis Street
This project will solicit artists to design artwork to “wrap” around eleven traffic boxes along HW90 between Interstate HW 59 and HW6. Artists will submit a design based on the specifications outlined in the open call  Traffic Box Wrap RFP.
Questions? Contact CulturalArts@sugarlandtx.gov or (281) 275-2969.
You're invited!

IAA member Angie Perry, is hosting a Collage art workshop. 
Learn the amazing art of Hanoch Piven and be inspired to create a collage self-portrait using common everyday objects to create a beautiful and unique work of art.
Cost: $5 per person
Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Congregation Beth El, 3900 Raoul Wallenberg Ln, Missouri City, TX 77459
She is taking RSVP’s via this form.  https://goo.gl/forms/Ho4VM5yB5LeVUMIJ3
Angie shared her "found object" collage at our last IAA meeting.

Vendor/Artist Booths are made up of Artist, Writers, Artisans and Organic Hand Made Products
(Non-Commercial).
Vendor/Artist Booth Fees- $50 for 10 x 10 area, no Electricity, no Generators (all info on form)
Discounted Vendor/Artist Fee-$35 (demoing some of your artistic skills off and on in your booth on your own schedule or displaying tools of your trade)
To Participate please fill out this form CLICK HERE
If you have any questions please feel free to contact
Kimberley Cleland, Art Walk Coordinator
gallerybaroness@gmail.com 713-380-6813
Artist & Owner of Gallery Baroness
SHOW US YOUR STUFF!
We have so much talent in our group we wanted find a casual way for our members to see what other artists in the group are creating. Show & Tell is it!

At every monthly meeting we've set aside time to allow our members to share some of their work. So when you're heading out to our next meeting don't forget to pack up your creation to share. You may just be the inspiration someone needs to try something new!
Imperial Art Alliance: The Year Ahead
April
  • April 21 - 10 a.m. to Noon IAA Meeting: Demo Artist Fahmi Khan- Mixed Media 3D Wire-Stocking Sculpture
  • Meeting Location: Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery, 104 Industrial Blvd. #Q, Sugar Land, TX 77478
  • April 21 - Deadline to register for Spring Open Art Show.
  • April 21 - 2 to 4 p.m. Mixed Media 3D Wire-Stocking Sculpture Two-hour min-workshop by Fahmi Khan
  • $25 members and $30 for non-members. Includes supplies.
  • Workshop Location: Gates Fine Art Center on 2205 Ave I Rosenberg, TX 77471-2651 Register for workshop at www.imperialartalliance.org. Go to the the dropdown menu under "More..."
  • April 26, 4-6 p.m. Art Drop-off for Spring Show
  • April 27 10 a.m. - Noon Art Drop-off for Spring Show
  • April 28, IAA Spring Open Art Show
May
  • May 19 - 10 a.m. to Noon: IAA Meeting: Demo Artist Nina Struthers Print Making
  • Location: Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery, 104 Industrial Blvd. #Q, Sugar Land, TX 77478


Monthly IAA Board Meetings are held on Mondays, 6:30 p.m. at Cafe GooGoo Yen in Sugar Land- All board meetings are open to the public. Upcoming dates: May 14.
NOTE TO ALL ACTIVE IAA MEMBERS: Every member is entitled to a Gallery Page on the IAA website. Please send a photo of you, a brief bio, photos of your work (up to 12), we can add a link to your website if you would like and contact information. Email that information to imperialartalliance@outlook.com. Send it to the attention of Donna.
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