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 August, 2015
Letter from VAST President, Jo Williams

I hope everyone has been able to spend time in their, hopefully, cool studios creating art for our upcoming 26th Annual VAST Members Exhibition. We are so excited to have our exhibition hosted by UNT on the Square this year, and I look forward to seeing all of you and your work in this exhibition. 


Many volunteers have been working to make things happen this summer. Our 2016 VAST Calendar has gone to press and should be available by our September meeting. We owe a debt of gratitude to Mindy Faubion, who coordinated all our entries, to Sharon Warwick, Alex Lieban, and Jo Williams for selling our thirteen sponsorships, and to Tonya Littmann for completing all the graphic work. It is truly a beautiful calendar. I hope all our members will support this one fundraiser that we sponsor each year by spending just $11 to buy one of these desk calendars. They make great gifts.


We must pay tribute and thank our calendar sponsors! Many are long-time supporters, and some are new as VAST sponsors this year. Be sure to thank them in person if you do business with any of the following:

Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio

Ruth's Room

UNT on the Square

Holly's Garden and Florist

The Greenhouse

Dave's Foreign Car

The Stafford Team Realtors


Barbara Evans, Attorney at Law

Tryon Dentistry

Medford Chiropractic

Laura's Locksmith

Eagle Wheeler Press


Kudos also to Ingrid Scobie for doing a great job with awards solicitation. The following have contributed cash and merchandise to the Members Exhibition:

Gail Cope


Carmen and Jervis Underwood

Bobby and Mary S. Morris

Carol and Dave Rowley

Barbara Evans

SOHO Salon

Corky Stuckenbrook

Amy Schnoll

Ingrid Scobie

Evalyn Coulter

Fran Shurtleff

Jan Carr

Marie Hoffpauer

Judy Uebelacker

Nancy Donley

Jo Williams

Jack Richeson & Co., Inc

Enjoy the rest of your summer.



VAST Member  Exhibit to be on Denton Square
Acceptance of Entries: August 6


26th Annual VAST


August 12-22, 2015

Opening Reception - August 13, 5:30-7:30pm

Awards Presentation 6:30pm

UNT on the Square

109 N. Elm Street, Denton TX  76201


You may sign up to be a VAST Member at the Take In of Entries.

Acceptance of Entries: Thursday, August 6 

 10am-12 noon; 4pm-7pm,

 UNT on the Square

Return of unaccepted work: UNT on the Square, Monday, August 10

10am-12 noon and 4pm-7pm.

Please email images of the work you are entering to by August 6th.  Digital images must be jpg files with 300 pixels per inch resolution and a width and/or height maximum of 1800 pixels/6 inches. If you do not have digital images, it will not exclude you from exhibiting, but if you do, it will help us out considerably. Make sure the images fit our specifications.

Catalog Note:

We will print a catalog, but catalogs will not be available in time for the reception. They will be available at the first VAST meeting, September 3. 
Gail Cope, 
Sylabub Diptych
Jeanne Heartsill 
 Best of Show Award 2014

Entry Fee: $20 for up to two pieces, for VAST members

Any artist, regardless of current VAST membership, may join

at the entry intake.

Awards: Best of Show - $750, Total Awards $2550, Additional Merchandise Awards to be given

Catalogs of the Exhibition will be available the first meeting, September 3.

Juror: Mark Smith
Closing of Exhibition: August 22, 5pm
Art Pick up: August 24, 10am-12 noon and 4pm-7pm.

For full prospectus,  check here.
Coordinator for ME: Deanna Wood, 972-345-9968 or


Two spots available! 
VAST Sponsored Workshop: 
Gary Chapman:  Charcoal Drawing, August 5-6
Chapman to Exhibit at Meadows Gallery in Denton


Gary Chapman, 
Charcoal: A Painter's Approach to Drawing
August 5-6, 2015
Cost: VAST Members, $110
Non-members $145

Students will develop a personal approach to loose, aggressive mark-making with a combination of additive and subtractive techniques using charcoal and erasers. While charcoal will be the primary medium, eventually students will be encouraged to combine other  dry and wet media such as conte crayon, ink and gesso. The class will focus on mark making as it relates to abstraction, and later students will explore the different ways these same techniques can be applied to observational drawing.

To sign up for the workshop (the rules below apply), email Kristin Spalding at

 See more of Gary's work at


Sign up now for upcoming October Acrylic Workshop!

Carolyn Riegelman, Acrylic Abstract, October 6-8, 2015

See Carolyn's work at

Cost:  VAST Members: $275; Non-Members $310


Where:  Patterson-Appleton Center for Visual Arts, Denton 
(corner of Hickory and Bell)  

Daily Time:  9:30 - 4:00, with a one hour lunch break


REGISTRATION FEE: The registration fee is $50.00, and is due at the time of signing up for the workshop.  This fee is non-refundable. Please make the check out to VAST, and send to:         

Kristin Spalding  (214-578-0357

2507 High Pointe Blvd., McKinney, TX 75071


BALANCE: The balance for the workshop is due one month prior to the beginning of the workshop. 

CANCELLATION BY PARTICIPANT: If a participant must cancel, the VAST workshop coordinator will first attempt to fill the open spot from the official VAST waiting list.  If there is no waiting list, the canceling participant is free to attempt to fill the spot on his/her own.  No refunds will be made one month or less prior to the class.


CANCELLATION BY VAST: If there are not enough participants to cover workshop costs, or if VAST must cancel for any other reason, participants will be notified by workshop coordinator and will promptly receive a full refund, including deposit.


The Greater Denton Arts Council Presents:
The Helmet Project, Gary Chapman
August 7 - September 18 in the Meadows Gallery
Gary Chapman's  Charcoal Drawing VAST Workshop will take place August 5-6. Couple spots open, see above article.


The HELMET Project

Gary Chapman

 August 7- September 18, 2015

 Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Center for Visual Arts, Denton

Opening Reception: August 7, 6-8pm



A $5 admission donation is requested for this special exhibition. Arts Council members are FREE. The HELMET Project is based on a series of twelve paintings and photographs depicting helmeted figures installed in interesting and provocative locations.

Gary Chapman received his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BA and BS from Berea College. He is currently Professor of Painting & Drawing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

For more information Chapman's work, please visit


2015/2016 VAST Membership Drive

Renew or Become a member to be a part of the 26th Annual VAST MEMBERS EXHIBITION.

The 2015/2016 Presentation: 

September 3  John Bramblitt,  Inspiration in Paint, and demonstration
October 1   Laurin McCrackin, Watercolor Presentation

November 5   Olivette Hubler, Plein Air (Oils)

December 3   VAST FEST, Artist Networking, Social Night

January 7, 2016   Deborah Boschert, Fiber Art

February 4   Cecy Turner, Watercolor

March 3   Colby Parsons, TWU Professor - Ceramics

April 7   Toby Grauberger, Vinyl Art  (And Youth Show)

May 5   Walt Davis, Watercolor


Possible ways to renew are listed below.  

  • A membership form is available on the website or click here. 
  • Dues can be mailed to VAST, PO Box 1281, Denton, TX 76205. 
  • For those who are current members, the process is as follows to renew online. (Please be aware that you will be required to set up a PayPal account through this process; as of yet you cannot exclusively pay by credit card without having PayPal):
  • (1) go to website 
    (2) go to membership page and click on "online form" 
    (3) log in with your membership User ID (UID) and password (PW.) If you no longer have your UID and PW, please email Mary Wright at 
    (4) scroll down, chose your renewal rate and you are taken to a PayPal linked page 
    (5) if you have a personal PayPal account log in with it, or if you don't and you click "Pay with Credit Card" you will be taken to a PayPal site that makes you establish a PayPal account in order to pay.  
Levels for membership are listed on the sidebar of this newsletter.
Extended Merging Visions Exhibition at Area Libraries Until August 15.


  A Collaborative Exhibit 

of Art & Poetry


The 2015 Merging Visions Extended Exhibit is on view at the three branches of the Denton Public Library through August 15. The exhibit is comprised of a selection of pairs of art and poetry from the exhibit in the Meadows Gallery in April and May.


Join Artists at VADO


Fee: $10 for the year or $1 per time 

 at VAST Artists Day Out (VADO).

  • Open to all members, all media
  • No instructor on duty
  • Work on personal artwork/projects
  • Get great feedback on work
  • Meet artists in the area
  • Lunch in local Denton (not included in fee)

Hours: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: P-A CVA, Denton

Mark your calendars for upcoming VADO Thursday dates! (usually first and third Thursdays) 


June 25

July 2, 16
Aug 13 (due to G. Chapman WS), 20
Sept. 3, 17

Oct.1, 15

Nov. 5, 19

Dec. 3, 18

Jan. 7, 21

Feb. 4, 25 (4th Thurs.)

Mar 3, 17

Apr 7, 21

May 5, 19

June 2, 16

July  7 ??, 21

Aug 4, 18


Thank you.
Mary Emerson


Calendar Focus - July






Calendar Focus - August






2016 Materials: Hard & Soft
Entry Deadline: September 4, 2015 for 2016 Exhibit


Now in its 29th year, the exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media.


EXHIBITION February 5 - April 1, 2016
at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts in Denton, Texas 
2016 JUROR Elizabeth Kozlowski,  Curator of the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Registration and Prospectus available online at

Image: Tamar Navarna, Elbow Necklace, 2013


Update Your Profile on the VAST Website

Increase the visibility of VAST and its talented members! To get started updating your information, here is a link to the updated directions.


Please contact our Sunshine Committee Chair if you know of anyone who needs well wishes sent or thoughts of sympathy.

Millie Johnson is the chairperson for the Visual Arts Society of Texas' Sunshine Committee.  Please contact Millie at: or 940.387.7688 

Do you turn to Facebook for current news?

You can connect to our online community with the "Visual Arts Society of Texas" on Facebook, check this link.

Visual Arts Society of Texas' 

Revolving Exhibitions

Please contact the coordinator for the exhibit(s) that you would like to be considered for.


"Art About Town"  exhibition at The Chestnut Tree
Paintings by Mindy Faubion
Art by James J. Johnson
On display through September.

Mindy's Artist Statement: 
"My art is more than a reproduction of what I photograph or see. It makes visible the art in nature and in us. I enjoy detail, realistic imagery, and lots of color! I use watercolor and pastels to paint macro images that magnify the variety of shapes, colors, lines, and textures that are found in nature along with our unique and colorful nature as individuals."
Coordinator for exhibit:  Lin Hampton at
"Noble Visions" exhibition at 
Barnes & Noble Booksellers Cafe  Golden Triangle Mall 
Pet Portraits, Carol Stoecker
Meet the Artist: Thursday, August 13, 6-8pm

How do you paint unconditional love?

Two time winner of "Best of Denton County", artist Carol Stoecker set out to do just that in her newest collection of "Pet Portraits".  In search of a topic for her new collection, Carol sat on the floor looking into her cat's eyes...and then it came to her. "The purest form of unconditional love is seen in the eyes of our pets!" They let go of all expectations, let us be ourselves and give us life! Carol enjoys painting her pets in full detail with an emphasis on the eyes, which capture the viewer's attention and communicate unconditional love. 

Carol graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1986. She has been actively painting murals and canvases for the past 17 years.  Among her commercial clients you will find Blue Goose Cantina, Aw Shucks, The Church of Corinth and Grand Model Homes.

See more of Carol Stoecker's work at


Items to note for the Barnes and Noble exhibit:
  • Exhibit is in the Denton Barnes and Noble coffee shop and stays up for 2 months.
  • All pieces must be family friendly.
  • Wallpaper is a dark green stripe so keep this in mind when planning.
  • Space can hold anywhere from 7 larger pieces (30" x 40")  to 11 large and small pieces (10" x 10").
  • Members interested should visit the coffee shop now to get a visual on how the nail holes are spaced. There are pre-determined holes that must be used so each artist needs to be flexible. 
  • Each artist will need to supply an Artist's Statement. (I have a couple of word lists if anyone needs help on this. 
  • If interested, the artist may hold a "Meet the Artist" Reception on a pre-arranged Thursday night during their 2 months.   
  • The CBDM of Barnes and Noble has kindly offered to have a sign made announcing this event.

Coordinator for exhibit:  Contact Carol Stoecker at or


"Off the Shelves" exhibition at Emily Fowler Central Library

No current exhibit.
Coordinator for exhibit: TBD

The Emily Fowler Central Library is located at 502 Oakland Street. Hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 9 am to 6 pm; Tuesday and Thursday 9 am to 9 pm,                         

Sunday 1 to 5 pm.

502 Oakland St., Denton TX, 76201


"Outside the Box"  exhibition at Point Bank Blackbox Theater 

Photographs by Terry Karloff, will be exhibited through October 9.

Terry Karloff; a self-taught photographer, has been doing photography since 2004.  She currently lives with her husband and "fur children", three border collies and one dachshund.  Born in Pennsylvania, she has lived in Georgia and California before moving to Texas in 2004.

While her education is in medicine, Karloff had always had a passion for photography.  Most of her experience has been self-taught although she received tutoring from Denton photographer, Tom Judd.  As a current member of VAST she has shown her work at various locations in north Texas including Oxide Gallery, UNT Cora Stafford Gallery, The Chestnut Tree, City of Denton public libraries, Center for Visual Arts, Meadows Gallery, Johnny Carino's, TWU West Gallery and Patterson-Appleton Center for Visual Arts.  Terry is known for her photography of oddities, landscapes and architecture.

For information on DCT, call 940.382.1915. The exhibition is free.

Coordinator for exhibit: Jo Williams at


The Point Bank Black Box Theatre Exhibition is co-sponsored by Denton Community Theatre and VAST, and is located at 318 E. Hickory.

Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Friday 10:30 am - 1:30 pm.  Art may also be viewed during any of the performances at the Black Box.

Members in the News

Please submit news of exhibitions that you are involved in to by the 15th of the month.

The Greater Denton Arts Council presents Cosmic Visions, an exhibition of over thirty original graphite works by John Calabrese. Beneath their classically calm beauty and romantic atmosphere, Calabrese's drawings depict figures in surroundings that are realistic and appealing to basic human instincts. Cosmic Visions will be on display in the Gough Gallery through September 13 at the P-A Center for the Visual Arts in Denton.


The public is welcome to "Meet the Artist", Carol Stoecker, at Denton's Barnes and Noble (Golden Triangle Mall), Thursday, August 13 from 6pm-8pm. Carol will have her "Pet Portraits" on display through August.

Marcy Ann Villafana was awarded a scholarship and Best of Honorable Mention from The Austin Art League, for her piece, In the Dark, a part of the 39th Annual ACC Student Art Exhibition. The show is at the Dougherty Art Center and Juror was Steve Wyman. Villafana is currently showing Through the Tulips, until August 22nd at the Paint and Feel Free Brockton Juried Exhibit at Amplify Credit Union in Austin. Her piece, A New Awakening received Second Place at the 8th Juried Invitational, 1600 Smith Street Gallery, Houston, and she received Honorable Mention for In the Dark. Juror: Chris Higham. 

Marcy Ann Villafana will be showing at the AVAA Summer Show in the Austin Art Space in Austin until August 8th. Juror: Kelli Montgomery. Villafana is participating in The Big Show at the Texas State University in Round Rock, TX until August 28th.


Member Workshops, Classifieds,
Want Ads, Etc.
VAST Members have the opportunity to advertise art related information in the newsletter  2 times per VAST year - June 1st through May 31st.  This business card-sized ad must be sent to the editor by the 15th of the month and is subject to the approval of VAST.  VAST reserves the right to edit.


Art Around Town 

A Creative Art Studio

227 W. Oak Street, Suite 101

For more information:


Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts

400 E. Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201 

Meadows Gallery: 

The HELMET Project by Gary Chapman

August 7- September 18

A $5 admission donation is requested for this special exhibition;

Arts Council members are free. The HELMET Project is based on a series of twelve paintings and photographs depicting helmeted figures installed in interesting and provocative locations.

Gary Chapman received his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BA and BS from Berea College. He is currently Professor of Painting & Drawing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Gough Gallery:

Cosmic Visions by John Calabrese

Explore Cosmic Visions, an exhibition of over thirty original graphite works. Calabrese's drawings depict figures in surroundings that are realistic and appealing to basic human instincts. Dr. John Calabrese received his PhD in Comparative Arts from Ohio University and a MFA in Painting and Art History from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He is currently Professor of Art History at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas.

July 10 - September 13
For more information:

Texas Woman's University Art Galleries

East Gallery and West Gallery 

Between exhibits.

more information:

University of North Texas Art Gallery

September 10  -  November 17

Reception: September 10, 5-7pm

Gallery Talk: September 10, 6pm

The work in this exhibition has been organized around ideas of permanence and impermanence, with each of the selected artists challenging our expectations of what is constant and what is mutable. The artists remind us that when considering environmental change, what may appear to be temporary may in fact inadvertently become longstanding; and conversely, the ground underneath our feet, although seemingly steadfast, may be shifting.
For more information: http://gallery.unt.e du/exhibitions


UNT on the Square

26th Annual VAST Members Exhibition

Opening Reception: August 13, 5:30-7:30pm, 

Awards Presentation 6:30pm 

August 12- 22

For more information:


Opportunities/Calls for Entries

Art in the Metroplex Juried 2015 Exhibition

Entry Fee: $35.00, for up to three entries

Deadline: August 22, 2015

Location: Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX  76107

Exhibition: October 9 - 30, 2015

Awards: ?

Juror: Peter Doroshenko 

Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, video, and mixed media qualify for entry.

Juror Peter Doroshenko is the Executive Director at the Dallas Contemporary, in Dallas, Texas, which presents new and challenging ideas from regional, national and international artists.

Click here for more information and prospectus.

Questions? Contact Elaine Taylor, 817.298.3021


"The Blues"

Exhibition Location: Jaycee Park Center, 

1975 Puritan Drive, Irving TX

Gallery Exhibition Dates: September 27 - November 25, 2015

Reception: October 18, 2-4pm

Deadline for submission of paperwork and art to be mailed: 

September 21

Curator: Junanne Peck at

Mood disorders, depression, melancholy, sadness, whatever you choose to refer to your experience, it does exist despite the stigma and silence within society. The intent behind this project is to create and increase awareness of how depression is experienced, not only by those that suffer from it but by those that love and care for them.

Mail to: Junanne Peck 

P.O.Box 8786 Fort Worth, TX 86124 

Hand delivered work drop off time: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 -12-4pm at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts.

If you cannot deliver on September 22, please make prior arrangements with Junanne Peck to get artwork to PO Box 8786, Fort Worth, TX  76124.

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts - 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061 

Pick up Date: Sat., November 28, 12-4pm

Submit up to 3 works.

No entry fee.

Irving Arts Association (IAA) will retain a 15% commission on all exhibition sales. 

The link for the full prospectus.


Frisco Discover Center's 3rd Annual Sculptechular Exhibition

Hosted by Frisco Arts

By August 20, submit images of smaller scale work for the Frisco Art Gallery to be exhibited August 25 - October 1.

For all details, entry forms, etc. see

Questions: call 972.668.5180 or email


Dutch Art Gallery 8th Annual Juried Fall Show CALL FOR ENTRY

Location: 10233 E. Northwest Hwy. #420, Dallas TX  75238 

Deadline: October 2, 2015

Entry Fee: $55 for up to three entries, by PayPal to or make check payable to Dutch Art Gallery paid by midnight, Friday, October 2, 2015. 

Exhibit: Awards and Opening Reception: November 7, 2015 

Maximum of three entries; original entries accepted in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and/or mixed media.

Cash Prizes: First, $1000; Second, $500; Third, $250
Winners will receive recognition in our Gallery database, e-marketing, social media, event and press release announcements. 

"Impressions of the Past, Present and Future" theme. Create a new way of seeing the world from your viewpoint. The thought behind this theme is that everything old was once new. Likewise, all that we see as current is connected to what has come before it. So, take an old theme or style and do something modern with it. Or vice verse.

To Register and Review Requirements, check here.


M.A.D.E. is a collection of indie, handmade makers, artists and designers from across the Metroplex and North Texas.

This year we have teamed up with Fixture FW to bring you another great show with amazing artists plus great food, September 19th, 11am-3pm. 401 W Magnolia Ave, Fort Worth, TX, Admission to the M.A.D.E. Pop-Up Bazaar is free and the event is family friendly. For vendor information, 

Click here.



Call for Artists for the Rockwall Art League's 15th annual Fine Art Show and Sale.

Deadline for entry is midnight September 12, 2015.  

Nonmembers may enter. 

Please visit for additional information and to download the prospectus and entry form.

Juror: Carol Mitchell

2015 Show Calendar of Events

  • October 1 from 4:00-6:00 PM
  • Take- in for entries at the Rockwall Rotary Bldg., 408 S. Goliad, Rockwall, TX 
  • October 2-4  Show exhibit on display.  Judging will be the morning of October 2 before the show opens.
  • Friday, October 2: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 3:  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 4:     12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • October 3:  Reception and Awards Ceremony from 5:00-7:00 PM
  • October 4:  Must pick up artwork from 5-6:00 PM on Sunday Oct. 4 or 9-11:00 on Monday Oct. 5.

Awards:  Best of Show $500.00

In each category:  1st Place: $200.00,  2nd Place: $100.00,  Honorable Mention: Ribbon

Location: Rockwall Rotary Building, 408 South Goliad

Rockwall, TX 75087



Eighth Seven State Biennial

Deadline: August 14, 2015

USAO will be hosting in the Nesbitt Gallery at the University of Science &Arts of Oklahoma. 

Fee: $35 for up to three entries

Exhibition dates: September 26 - November 4; exhibition then travels to two other galleries. Final exhibition date - Jan. 31.

The Seven State Biennial is open to artists residing in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

AWARDS: $11,000 in cash and purchase awards.

  • 1st Place - $2500
  • 2nd Place - $1500
  • 3rd Place - $500
  • (5) $100 Juror's Choice Awards
  • plus up to $6000 in Purchase Awards

Juror: Internationally renowned artist, James Surls

The show will open in USAO's Nesbitt Gallery Sept. 26 and run through Nov. 4, after which it travels to the Charles B. Goddard Center in Ardmore for a Nov. 9-25 run. After the show leaves Ardmore, it travels to the Museum of the Red River in Idabel, where it will be on exhibit Dec. 8-Jan. 31.

Click here for prospectus.

For more information, contact: Layne Thrift at (405) 574.1374 or Leah Feild at (405) 574.1239


See lots more here:  

Please feel free to forward this on to anyone who might be interested.

Visual Arts Society of Texas

2015-2016 Monthly Programs

Sept. 3  John Bramblitt     "Inspiration in Paint" 

and Demo

Oct. 1  Laurin McCrackin     Watercolor Presentation

Nov. 5  Olivette Hubler       Plein Air (Oils) 

December 3   VAST FEST   Artist Networking, 

Social Night

Jan. 7, 2016

Deborah Boschert 

Fiber Art

February 4  Cecy Turner   Watercolor

March 3  Colby Parsons     TWU Professor- Ceramics

April 7  Toby Grauberger   Vinyl Art (& Youth Show)

May 5  Walt Davis             Watercolor


Meetings start in September. They
 are held at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts (P-A CVA), 400 East Hickory St, Denton, TX.

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Members: Free
Guests: $3 
2014-2015 VAST Membership Levels

$15 - Student 

$25 - Educator*
$35 - Individual
$45 - Family
$50 - Mary Cassatt
$125 - Rembrandt
$250 - Georgia O'Keefe
$500 - Picasso
$750 - Leonardo
$1000 - Michelangelo
$3000 - Renoir
$5000 - Van Gogh

Make checks payable to
VAST; mail to VAST, PO
Box 1281, Denton, TX


*Educator level of
membership entitles
teachers to bring
students with them to
any monthly meeting with
guest fees waived. 
Teachers planning to
bring more than 5 students
to any meeting are requested
to contact Jo Williams through
so the Hospitality
Committee can plan to
have enough refreshments
on-hand at the meeting.
2015/2016 VAST 
Artist Day Out

June 18
June 25
July 2
July 16
Aug 13
Aug 20

Sept. 3

Sept. 17


Oct. 15  

Nov. 5

Nov 19

Dec. 3

Dec. 18

Jan. 7

Jan. 21

Feb. 4

Feb. 25 (4th Thurs.)

Mar 3

Mar 17

Apr 7

Apr 21

May 5

May 19

June 2

June 16

July  7 ?

July 21

Aug 4

Aug 18

VAST Artist Day Out is a day where members may come paint at the CVA from 9:00am - 3pm, approximately two mornings a month.  There is no instructor, it is not a workshop...just an art gathering. 


You may paint, sketch, quilt or what ever creative endeavor you desire in the fellowship with your artist friends.  Lunch and fellowship are the best parts!

The cost is $10 a year, or $1 a session if you just want to drop in every now and then.  Pay with your dues, or you can send $10 to: 
PO Box 1281
Denton, TX 76202