Annual Holiday Fair 2013
Call For Artists:
Members of the Westport Art Group are encouraged to submit 1–3 original paintings (max. outside dimensions 72˝ each) and up to 6 pieces for the bins, all properly labeled and wired. The fee is $10 per artist member plus 20% commission. Photographs and prints permitted for the bin. Drop off for artist’s painting submissions is Thursday, December 5 from 4–6pm. Pick up at end of show on Saturday, December 7 from 4–5pm and Monday, December 9 from 4–6pm.
We are encouraging a wider variety of craftspeople as vendors for this year, selling affordably priced crafts. We will limit each vendor to 1 table at the fee of $25 and 20% commission. Click here to download a Crafts Table Reservation form. We will reserve 1 large table for our artist members that have small quantities of small items like 4˝ or smaller mini paintings, cards, ornaments, etc. at a 20% commission. Artists with paintings in the show can also drop of these small crafts at the same time on Thurs. Dec. 5, 4–6pm. Please label with your info and an item number for inventory purposes.
Paul George has generously donated a watercolor of his that will be up for a Silent Auction. The popular greens of Meredith Cornell will be for sale. Unique, themed gift baskets for everyone on your gift list, including yourself, will be raffled off.
If you like to bake cookies, we need volunteers to bake 2 dozen cookies each for this year’s “Santa’s Cupboard” Cookie Sale. A good variety will work best so please contact Jackie William so that we get a good assortment.
Volunteers are needed to make this show a success. Please contact Jackie William at 508-676-7642 email: email@example.com. With your help we can make this the best Holiday Fair ever!
New Fall Classes for Kids, Teens, and Adults!
Studio Art Classes and Workshops: Join us to explore your artsy side in classes for children, teens and adults. Experienced educators and professional artists tailor instruction to fit your personal needs. Relax, learn, and get creative!
ESSENTIAL DRAWING SKILLS
Mondays, starting October 21
9 AM–12 PM
Instructor: Robert Abele
All skill levels are welcome. Fee: $15 per class, $40 for a 4-week month, $50 for a 5-week month. WAG Membership required. Click here for more information.
PRINTMAKING OPEN STUDIO
Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, 9 AM to 2 PM
Instructor: Deborah Kostisin
Deborah has been a printmaker and professional artist for 18 years working out of the Newport Art Museum. She is skilled in several printing processes including photolithography, monoprinting, and more. To view her artwork visit: fineartamerica.com.
Supplies Needed: Bring your own water-based supplies and printing paper.
Plein Air Painters Exhibitions
October & November 2013
The Lloyd Center for the Environment
430 Potomska Road, Dartmouth MA
View plein air artwork painted at the Lloyd Center and neighboring sites. For hours and more information call The Lloyd Center at (508) 990-0505.
September 19 through November 19, 2013
Town Farm, Westport
830 Drift Road, Westport, MA
Visit to see artwork painted by WAG plein air painters at the Town Farm and neighboring sites. Free and open to the public.
Save Your Lee’s Receipts!
Please save your receipts from Lee’s, circle the totals 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!
Focused on the works & techniques of Children’s Book Illustrators.
Saturday Workshops for Children Ages 6–12,
9:30 AM–12:30 PM (bring a snack),
$30 each class, maximum 10 students
Click here for more information about the Fall Art Classes for Kids.