The Fine Arts Society of Middle Georgia
Newsletter - January, 2018
Fine Art Society of Middle Ga
4th Monday of each Month
Flint Energies Bldg
Hwy 96 & Sutherlin Dr, Warner Robins, Ga
January 2018 Newsletter
Next Meeting January 22, 2018
January Program – Anita Stewart
Anita teaches art in the Atlanta area and travels around the world doing art. She is known for making art with old maps. She also sells brushes and is known to our group as the brush Lady. As for the program she will show us tricks and tips using the brushes.
I hope everyone’s 2018 is going well despite the unusually cold weather we are having this month. The first FAS Board Meeting was held on January 11, 2018 at the Art Gallery.
The Student Art Show will be held on March 14-21 at the Galleria Mall. The Student Art reception will be on Mar 18 from 2:00 – 3:00pm at the Galleria Mall. Volunteers will be needed for this event. Allan Carey is the chairperson so please contact her at 478 213-2230 if you wish to volunteer.
Please pay your membership dues by Mar 1st . We will continue the 50-50 raffle at the meetings this year to support the youth scholarship fund.
The 1st quarter theme (Jan-Mar) for the Gallery this year will be “For the Love of Art”, the reception will be held on Thursday, Feb 9th at 5:30pm at the Gallery. The theme for second quarter (Apr-Jun) is “Spring into Art” and third quarter (Jul-Sep) is “Heat Wave”. November 9th and 10th will be our second annual “Christmas on the Circle”.
Refreshments provided by the officers.
Your Gallery of Fine Art now has Wi-Fi, and a phone, 478-449-8240.
From the Gallery Manager: It is past time to change out art at the gallery, please pick up the art hanging and bring in New art. The theme is “For the Love of Art”. We will have the reception February 9th at 5:30pm for the artists hanging. Bring a food item for the reception.
Time to pay for the First Quarter of the year (Jan-Mar). $30 for up to 4 pieces of art OR $50 for a section with your art hanging together. We are in need of artists to demonstrate and work throughout the week, and someone to open Saturdays from 2-4pm. Leslie 478-396-9198 firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 PLANNED EVENTS
More information to come about these events. Members please SAVE these dates and plan to be actively involved in these important events!
Student Art/Scholarship Show – March 14 – 22, at the Galleria Mall.
FAS Spring Fine Art Show, submit art April 20, 1-5pm. Reception - May 4, 5-8pm. “Spring Art Festival” – Saturday, May 12. See Events on this website for more information.
Painting abstracts with acrylics, available every Wednesday morning in October. Preregister with artist, Peggy Maine, at 478-335-6770, 478-923-1984. $25 any 2-hour session. Bring 16x20 canvas board, paints and brushes. Red, Yellow, Blue and White acrylics.
Oil and Acrylic Painting Class every Tuesday, 4-6pm and Friday, 1-3pm, Instructor Allan Carey. Supply List available in the FAS Gallery. 478-213-2230, email@example.com. Cost is $20 for each class attended.
Art Talk, come talk about art with Jimmy Maine on Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Gallery. No registration or fees.
Sketching Session, Tuesday, Nov 30 – Dec 21, 6pm – 7pm. Anyone who is interested in sitting for sketching, will get free portraits. Let me know if you want to be a model.
Watercolor instruction with artist, Leslie Wallace at the Gallery. Available Tuesdays 1-3pm and Fridays 3-5pm. $20 any session. Preregister by calling Leslie at 478-396-9198 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a supply list.
West End Frames, 1302A Watson Blvd, Warner Robins – If you are interested in displaying your art, contact Carmen Antonio, 775-338-2386
Happy New Year
The Fine Art Society of Middle Ga