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MEMBERSHIP YEAR June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017
Membership letters and renewal forms have been sent and we are looking forward to hearing from you. If you are a Lifetime Member, please update your contact information, including your email address.
Thursday Painters Map
Join us as we visit some new places to paint and will be returning to some of our great past locations, including many special private places.
Click here for the 2016 Thursday Painters Map!
Summer Color, watercolor by Peggy Call-Conley
SUMMER COMMUNITY SHOW
FINE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW:
Saturday, July 23 to Sunday, July 31, 10 AM to 4 PM.
Petals & Palettes
In addition to the art exhibition come see a special show of floral designs that reflect the esthetic of several paintings on display, featuring floral arrangements created for the Westport Art Group by designer William Burdett.
THE ART OF FLOWER ARRANGING
Wednesday, July 27, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Suggested donation: $5
Floral designer William Burdett shares his expertise from his 15 year career in NYC as a custom florist creating weekly arrangements for venues such as the Rockefeller Center, the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations, the Grand Tier Restaurant at the Metropolitan Opera as well as gala events, including the Congressional Medal of Honor Dinner on the Intrepid Battleship, the Grammy Awards in NYC, corporate events, weddings and for several private clients’ homes up and down Park and 5th Avenues.
Click here to sign up to gallery sit during the Summer Show.
Summer Art Camp for Kids
Time: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Location: 1740 Main Road, Westport Point, MA
Ages: elementary school age
Instructor (both weeks): Brittany Wood
Session I, July 11–15:
Painting, Drawing & Design
Session 2, August 1–5, 2016:
Art + Nature
Cost: $150 members; $180 non members per session
Playing the Blues, drawing by Mi Ok Song Bruining
Monday, August 8
6 – 9 pm
Instructor: Mi Ok Bruining
Drawing the human figure with clothes.
We will focus on composition, line, perspective, foreshortening, use of negative space and understanding the human figure wearing clothes. Class limited to 20 participants. Email Barbara Healy, email@example.com to register.
Fee: $20 for WAG members; $25 for nonmembers
Fisherman in Yellow Dory , painting by Brett Gamache
Plein Air Landscape
Oil Painting Workshop
Friday and Saturday, September 2+3
9 am – 4 pm
Instructor: Brett Gamache
Fee: $100 for WAG members; $135 for nonmembers
Brett Gamache will provide one-on-one instruction as participants paint. Topics covered include setting up, beginning a painting, mixing color, creating space, and capturing light. See more of his work at brettgamache.com. Email Barbara Healy, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Click for the registration form.
WAG Adds a Wing!
Slideshow courtesy of Mary Benefiel.
Save Your Lee’s Receipts!
Please save your receipts from Lee’s and drop them in the box on the desk at the WAG building. Lee’s will donate 1% of the total. Thank you to our members who donate their slips to us. WE WOULD RECEIVE MORE THAN $850 IF 10 MEMBERS (an average size family) DONATED ALL THEIR SLIPS FOR JUST ONE YEAR. We have over 200 members!
NOTE: Please do not circle anything on the slips, leave them as is!
Monday Painters Map
Join the Monday Morning Painters every Monday from 9am to 12pm on location for plein air painting. It’s free for everyone.
Click here for the 2016 Monday Painters Map!