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July 11th

 

 

La'Nelle Gambrell Wilmeth will be teaching an Introduction to Encaustics workshop at the  Mountain View Art Guild through July and the first week in August on Tuesdays. Encaustic art is an ancient hot wax painting method using bees wax and damar resin first used by the Greeks, Romans and later the Egyptians of the Fayum Valley in Egypt. In 1887 hundreds of almost two thousand year old encaustic portraits were found in tombs that had not been looted in antiquity. These encaustics, mummy portraits as they are called, are still to be found in museums around the world today.

 

With the advent of electric encaustic tools and encaustic medium there is a renewed interest in encaustic art. Class dates are as follows; July 11th, July 18th, July 25th and August 1st. 10:00 to 1:00. Limited to 10 participants. $15.00 per class for Art Guild members but anyone is welcome to join the guild before a class, membership is $20.00 per year. Call 870-746-4146 for more information.

 

La'Nelle Gambrell, studied studio arts at College of the Desert Arts in Palm Desert, California and graphic design and journalism at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas. She also studied privately for two years with the well known Texas sculptor, Ellsworth Handy. As the owner of La'Nelle Gambrell Advertising/Art and later Artemis Film and Graphics, (Corpus Christi, Texas and Houston, Texas) La'Nelle has won numerous awards, including several Best of Show awards for her corporate design, various film/graphic projects and paintings.

 

February 6 at 1:30

 

The February meeting of the Mountain View Art Guild will be Monday, February 6th, at 1:30 in the Guild room at the back of the Historical Society Museum on School Avenue.

October 11

 Pastel Workshop in Mountain View ew

 

Pastel Artist Yvonne Sangster will present a 3-day pastel workshop for the Mountain View Art Guild on November 2 – 4. This is Sangster's fourth visit to Mountain View. She's well know for her pastel portraits of Native Americans and ranchers from her area. She has received awards in this category at regional and national shows. She teaches drawing and pastel at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Her work can be viewed at: yvonnesangster.com or through the University's website.

 

The emphasis of this workshop will be pastel painting live costumed models. Participants may choose to work with other media if desired. The cost for the 3-day event is $150. For more information call Ann Snyder 269-9743 or Dana Shaeffer: 269-7293.

 

 

September 20

Art Guild Sale - Friday & Saturday

Friday & Saturday, Sept 23 - 24. 10AM - 5 PM

At the "Corner Stone" on the Square In Mountain View

 

Sale is open to all members.

 

We have people assigned to work but everyone is invited to come and bring friends to view our collected work.

 

Wednesday Afternoon. 1 - 5. - Deliver any paintings, prints, and cards you want to show 9& sell.

 

Thursday 10Am - Deliver and set up crafts.  Bring a  table if you have one.  Six tables from the guild will be available.

 

Saturday 5PM - Sunday 1 -3 PM Pick up work.

 

Hope all will join in the sale.

March 29

Mountain View Art Guild Art Cabin Opens at Ozark Folk Center State Park

April 26-28

MVAG to host a life drawing workshop.

      Jim Engler, retired Professor of Art from Grand View University in Des Moines, IA, will return to Mountain View to lead a life drawing workshop April 26 – 28.  Best known for his landscape drawings and en plein air workshops, he is also a popular portrait and caricature artist.  This will be his first Mountain View workshop with live models.

May 4th-7th

Plein Air on the White River 2016

It time once again to Plein Air on the White River.  Join WRA in an exciting event of Plein Air painting, Competition, Art Show and Sale.  If you have any questions please contact, Dana Johnson,  at 870-656-2057 or email  ozarkartist@live.com.

 

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