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AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2012

LOCAL ART EVENT CALENDAR WWW.art-tique.yolasite.com

SHOWS / MEETINGS / EVENTS A UGUST Aug 1

Reservation deadline for Art Camp 2012 at Lake Sequoia, off of Highway 180 about 3 miles before reaching Grant Grove in Kings Canyon National Park. All materials are provided. . We need an e-mail response and checks in the mail no later than Wednesday, August 1 st. The cost of the camp is based on a minimum of 35 people, so our go-ahead requires at least 35 paid participants. In the event that we don’t get 35 paid participants, camp will not be held this year. Cost $125 per person (includes lodging, meals Friday dinner through Sunday lunch). Make Checks payable to Megan Bohigian (camp wants one check for entire group). Questions? Contact us at 559 233-0740 or e-mail us at rjbohig@gmail.com or mbohigian@comcast.net. Mail checks to: Megan and Ron Bohigian, 742 E. Home Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728.

3,10,17,24,31 Gertrude School Portrait Painters is associated with Yosemite Western Artists. Members are welcome to paint/draw/photograph from hired models at Gertrude School House every Friday at 9:30—12:30. (Barring some holidays and bad weather). Cost is $7.00 for members of YWA and $10.00 for nonmembers. Please call Larry Potter 209-966-3258 cabinets@sti.net, or Doug Boomer 559-642-3648, to learn who the model will be and if there will be a modeling session. Aug 4/18

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FNA (Friends ‘N Art) meetings where artists get together and paint at Valley Writers & Artists Building 618 5th Street in Old Town Clovis between Polasky Featured Links and Clovis Ave in Clovis 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information contact Art AssociaWanda Carey 291-7489 1st Thursday Art Hop covers the downtown area and the Tower District. The ArtHop program is sponsored by the Fresno Arts Council. It is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 60 venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries/artist studios, retail outlets and public spaces. To plant your ArtHop experience, log in to www.fresnoarthop.org to check for a list of loca-

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tions, event/exhibit details, days and times, and/or the specific venue you are interested in. Aug 8

CAG (Clovis Art Guild) General Meeting and Art Demonstration. 7:00 p.m. Clovis Veteran’s Center 808 4th Street, Clovis, CA. Free to members, Guests $5.00. For more information: Gail Daley 559-960-2428 or ClovisArtGuild@att.net or Alice Sutton 559-787-2386 suttonscutter@aol.com

Aug 9

The Photographers is another Group associated with Yosemite Western Artists. They meet every second Thursday of the month all year long. If you are interested in becoming a part of this group, the Contact for the Photography Group is Jerry Bosworth 559 683 3932 or ggb@sti.net

Aug 13

General Meeting and art Demonstration at Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morrow Bay, CA 93442, 3:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of every month. No charge for attending. For more information contact: artcentermorrobay.com phone: (805) 722-2504.

Aug 13

Yosemite Western Artists holds Plein Air Painting and Photo-shoot outings throughout the year; the outings are every second Monday. If you are interested in becoming a part of this group, Contact Rita Adams YWA president 559 683 3087 or Adams@sti.net

Aug 16

3rd Thursday Art Hop covers Metropolitan Fresno and Clovis. The ArtHop program is sponsored by the Fresno Arts Council. It is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 60 venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries/artist studios, retail outlets and public spaces. To plant your ArtHop experience, log in to www.fresnoarthop.org to check for a list of locations, event/exhibit details, days and times, and/ or the specific venue you are interested in

Aug 18

Meet the Artists At Sierra Vista Mall. 1:30 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Artists may set up a table to exhibit and sell art, prints, demonstrate or talk about their art. There is no charge. If you plan to attend, please contact Gail at 559-960-2428 so we make sure we have space for you,.

S EPTEMBER Sept 1/15

FNA (Friends ‘N Art) meetings where artists get together and paint at Valley Writers & Artists Building 618 5th Street in Old Town Clovis between Polasky and Clovis Ave in Clovis 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information contact Wanda Carey 291-7489

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Gertrude School Portrait Painters is associated with Yosemite Western Artists. Members are welcome to paint/draw/photograph from hired models at Gertrude School House every Friday at 9:30—12:30. (Barring some holidays and bad weather). Cost is $7.00 for members of YWA and $10.00 for nonmembers. Please call Larry Potter 209-966-3258 cabinets@sti.net, or Doug Boomer 559-642-3648, to learn who the model will be and if there will be a modeling session.

Sept 5

Clovis Storefront Art Gallery painting exchange is open to all Clovis Art Guild members. Receiving is 5:00 p.m. Sierra Vista Mall, ste 1041 (please come to the rear door). Art will remain up until October 2012. If you have any questions, please e-mail Gail at ClovisArtGuild@att.net or phone at 559-960-2428

Sept 6

1st Thursday Art Hop covers the downtown area and the Tower District. The ArtHop program is sponsored by the Fresno Arts Council. It is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 60 venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries/artist studios, retail outlets and public spaces. To plant your ArtHop experience, log in to www.fresnoarthop.org to check for a list of locations, event/exhibit details, days and times, and/or the specific venue you are interested in.

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Sept 10

General Meeting and art Demonstration at Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morrow Bay, CA 93442, 3:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of every month. No charge for attending. For more information contact: artcentermorrobay.com phone: (805) 722-2504.

Sept 10

Yosemite Western Artists holds Plein Air Painting and Photo-shoot outings throughout the year; the outings are every second Monday. If you are interested in becoming a part of this group, Contact Rita Adams YWA president 559 683 3087 or Adams@sti.net

Sept 12

CAG (Clovis Art Guild) General Meeting and Art Demonstration. 7:00 p.m. Clovis Veteran’s Center 808 4th Street, Clovis, CA. Free to members, Guests $5.00. For more information: Gail Daley 559-9602428 or ClovisArtGuild@att.net or Alice Sutton 559-787-2386 suttonscutters@aol.com

Sept 13

The Photographers is another Group associated with Yosemite Western Artists. They meet every second Thursday of the month all year long. If you are interested in becoming a part of this group, the Contact for the Photography Group is Jerry Bosworth 559 683 3932 or ggb@sti.net

Sept 15

Meet the Artists At Sierra Vista Mall. 1:30 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Artists may set up a table to exhibit and sell art, prints, demonstrate or talk about their art. There is no charge. If you plan to attend, please contact Gail at 559-960-2428 so we make sure we have space for you,.

Sept 17

Kingsburg Art Center begins a new membership exhibit: New exhibit receiving is Sept 17, 2012 10:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. The Gallery is located in Downtown Kingsburg in the Village Center Mall at 1332 Draper street, Kingsburg, CA 93636.The Gallery welcomes new Members who want to exhibit; Members are required to sit the Gallery one day each month. Membership fee is $20.00/year membership applications are available at the gallery during receiving. For more information, contact Gail at KingsbugArtCenter@att.net 559-960-2428 or President Pam Kjar 559-897-4449 stan@kjarequipment.com

Sept 20

3rd Thursday Art Hop covers Metropolitan Fresno and Clovis. The ArtHop program is sponsored by the Fresno Arts Council. It is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 60 venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries/artist studios, retail outlets and public spaces. To plant your ArtHop experience, log in to www.fresnoarthop.org to check for a list of locations, event/exhibit details, days and times, and/or the specific venue you are interested in

T HE A RT T ROLLEY I S H ERE !

Our Art Hop Trolley’s first stop is At the Art By Hand Water Tower Gallery & Gift Shop 2444 Fresno Street, where you can park and ride! Cost is $1.00. (Pay only once!) The short line stops every 15 minutes, stays around downtown and there is music. The extended line goes out to the Tower District with storytelling. This is a monthly newsletter. If you would like your organizations event listed here you may do so at no charge. However, all notices MUST contain the date, time, place of the event and contact information where readers may obtain more information concerning the event. You should also note whether or not a fee is involved. Notices must be received by the 25 of the month preceding the event in order to be included.


Clovis Art Guild Storefront Art Gallery

Art-Tique Storefront Art Gallery

ART CLASSES / WORKSHOPS If you are offering private workshops or art lessons or classes Please send the following information: Your Name, contact information, Date, time, place, charge for the lessons and the media you will be teaching.

Pottery Classes: Jim and Sandy Gregory in Reedley are retired teachers and will be starting pottery classes in their home "studio" for adults and children. Jim has been in the Reedley High School Art Department for over 30 years and teaching night classes at Reedley College. They work with clay slabs and the potter’s wheel. He has a wide selection of samples done in various methods including Raku from Japan and Southwestern Native American style where he attended workshops in Taos, New Mexico. He does custom items for special orders from lamp bases to dinnerware and even mug orders for the local fun-run in Sanger. For more information: Jim and Sandy Gregory, 804 Street, Reedley, CA Phone 638-6084 or 647 3092.... NEW ART CLASSES AT ALLARDS STARTING CLASSES for KIDS! Ages 6-11 Space is Limited--$50 for 4 lessons, payable in advance (non-refundable) Plus Supply Kit. Drawing-- Anime/Manga Wed, July 18th, 10am-- 12noon (skips 7/4) This class will focus on drawing Anime and Manga characters, including eye shapes, hairstyles, and poses. General Art: Thursdays, July 19th, 10am--2noon (skips 7/5). This class will introduce the fundamentals of drawing, sketching, and painting: including color theory, shapes, design, and perspective. Classes will be taught by Sammy Gonzales: Sammy Gonzalez is an advocate of Fresno and all it has to offer. He has always been drawn to the creative process involved in producing art. He usually finds the process more intriguing than the finished project. Although Sammy focuses on oil painting, he also illustrates, draws, and enjoys graphic design. Sammy only recently started his art career after discovering how naturally painting comes to him. He has a degree in Kinesiology: Exercise Science, with a minor in Rehabilitation, from CSU Fresno. Although he enjoys the physical rehabilitation field, he feels his true talent belongs to the art world and hopes to find a lifetime of success doing what he loves. Sammy finds inspiration everywhere, and desires to inspire those around him to bring more art into their lives. For more information or to register, please call 225-1500, email allardsart@sbcglobal.net, or stop by Allard's. 559-225-1500 fax 559-225-8794 Sheryl Johns, Manager. Store hours: Weekdays 9am - 6pm, Saturdays 10am 5pm . CLASSES AT “MIXED MESSAGES” ART 1310 8th Street/Sanger CA 93657/905-3517 all levels are welcome. No experience necessary! Children’s Classes with Kathleen Monday 6-Aug Animal shapes with watercolor Tuesday 7-Aug Mixed Media Fun Wed 8-Aug Lanyards and Key rings (plastic laces) A R T - T I Q U E ’ S L O C A L A R T E V E N T N E W S L E T T E R & C AL E N D A R

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Portraits and self portraits in crayon & Markers Artist Trading Cards Collage Journals Fabric Garden Or Prayer Flags Acrylic Painting on small canvas Lanyards and Key rings (plastic laces) Stitch a Painting

MA LY AT MICHAELS in Clovis: You have always wanted to paint landscape, seascape, floral, and still life but have never found the right teacher? A new website is born: now log on to www.artclassatmichaels.webs.com to find all the info and schedule for Ma Ly’s art classes at Michaels in Clovis! Feel free to e-mail Ma at artbymaly@gmail.com Gary Langdon Oils (all levels) . Door Art Gallery 3073 W Bullard, Fresno, CA 93711Ongoing: Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – Noon and 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Fridays 9:00 a.m. – Noon and 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. $60.00 per month. For more information or registration call Gary 708-6823 Suzie Stach (Pastels) 1st Saturday of the month beginning March 5th, 2011. Door Art Gallery 3073 W Bullard, Fresno, CA 93711. For registration and information call Suzie Stach 271-9514. Life Drawing & Painting (self-directed –no instructor) . Tuesday 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. or Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – Noon. $10.00 per session or $35.00 per month. Door Art Gallery 3073 W Bullard, Fresno, CA 93711 559-261-1610 Terri Sorenson watercolor class on Thurs. afternoons at 3:30 in my home in Selma. The cost is $20 per lesson. For more information my phone # is 896-6623. Anita Stoll Pastel at her home studio in Coarsegold. For details contact anitastoll@yahoo.com. Visit her website at http://www.anitastoll.com/ and her blog-site at http://anitastollpastelssublime.blogspot.com/

Galleries Seeking Artists If you are a gallery looking for artists to display art, you may post your request in the Local Art Event Calendar at No charge. please contact Art-Tique Gail att.net or 559-960-2428. Gallery photos welcome.

2012 Swedish Festival Art Show

The Kingsburg Art Center is located in Downtown Kingsburg in the Village Center Mall (1332 Draper St, Kingsburg, CA 93631). It is open for business Tuesday -- Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Members are required to sit the Gallery one day each month the fee is $20.00/year. A membership application is available at www.gaildalefineart com (go to the Kingsburg Art Center Page) For more information, contact Gail Daley 559-960-2428 e-mail KingsburgArtCenter@att.net or Membership Chair Pam Kjar 559-897-4449 stan@kjarequipment.com

ART HOP OPPORTUNITY: Hi! My name is Amber Donabedian. The date of art hops are the first Thursday of the month. The address will be for the Babylon club which is 1064 N. Fulton st, Fresno CA 93728. Contact Info: The phone number will be for the Babylon club also which is (559) 495 ~ 0852 & the email is going to be a.d.photography@hotmail.com I am looking for all types of artists! Thanks again! Amber Donabedian


If you are a gallery looking for artists to display in the 2012 year, you may post your request in the Local Art Event Calendar at NO CHARGE. Art-Tique’s Local Art Events Calendar is a monthly publication distributed through Yahoo Groups and as a PDF copy to its members for the purpose of assisting Central Valley artists to find places to show/sell their art, make connections with the local art groups, and find classes, workshops, and tools to help artists develop the business side of their art. Printed copies are usually available at the general Meetings of ACA or CAG and at Allards Art Supply in Fresno. Art-Tique welcomes any notices that agree with our stated purposes. All requests must include date, time, address and contact phone number or e -mail. If you wish to post an item to the hard copy of the calendar, it must be submitted by the 20 th of the month preceding the announcement. All notices are subject to approval by Art-Tique. To submit information contact Art-Tique@att.net or Gail 559-960-2428. If your Organization is holding an Art Show, Art Sale or Art-related Event or if you are offering Art Classes for the year 2012, you may post your event in the Local Art Event Calendar at No charge. To submit information contact Art-Tique@att.net or Gail 559-960-2428.

If you would like your art associations information presented in the Art Calendar, you may do so at no charge. To submit information contact Art-Tique@att.net or Gail 559-960-2428.

F E AT E U R E D L I N K S This area is for links members have found that are helpful to artists in general; a blog post showing how to better use Facebook for marketing, a link for a place to have great prints of your art made, etc. Please include what the link includes or a reason to feature it. Featured links will stay up for two months. If you would like your link featured for more than this you must re-submit.

This month the art-calendar recommends Successful Art Careers | Marketing Art Effectively | Part Three http://www.artprintissues.com/2012/06/successful-art-careers-marketing-art-effectively-part-three.html

Date submitted: 8/112

Bartering / Trading Network http://www.gyst-ink.com/resources/barteringandtrading.php Artists often barter and trade their work in exchange for goods and services, such as medical and dental work, outside labor, materials and supplies, and rent. It is important that you know how the IRS regards such transactions so you do not get yourself into trouble. Additional links for this: The IRS’s website on Bartering: http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/ article/0,,id=113437,00.html IRS Tax rules on Bartering: http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=188094,00.html

Date submitted: 8/112 A R T - T I Q U E ’ S L O C A L A R T E V E N T N E W S L E T T E R & C AL E N D A R

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A R T A S S O C I AT I O N I N F O R M AT I O N The Art Calendar welcomes information from all art associations in the Central Valley and Central Coast. If you would like your organizations information to appear in the Calendar, contact Gail at 559-960-2428 or gaildaley@sbcglobal.net (Please reference Local Art Event Calendar in your heading)

Please check the web site or web page for more detailed information Alliance of California Artists www.allianceofcaliforniaartists.com Art Demonstrations at the general meetings Workshops Art Sale in April Juried Shows throughout the year Art-Tique WWW.FREEWEBS.COM/ART-TIQUE/ Sierra Vista Mall Storefront Art (Individual Artists & Art Groups) Community Art Exhibits at Local Libraries Clovis Art Guild www.clovisartguild.com Art Demonstrations at the general meetings Veteran’s Fall Art Show (November) Miniature Art Show (February) Old West & Rodeo Art Show (April) Kingsburg Art Center New Painting Exhibits by Gallery Members every two months (except May/June) Swedish Art Festival Fine Art Show (May) Madera County Arts Council www.maderaarts.org Celebrate Agriculture With the Artist - Exhibit and competition San Joaquin Clay & Glass Association www.sjcga.com Annual Spring Sale (May) October fall Workshop Annual Fall Sale (November) Yosemite Western Artists www.yosemitewesternartists.org Art Demonstrations at the general meetings Rotating exhibits at satellite locations Annual Tri-County Competition and Exhibition Sierra Art Trails Plein Air & photography outings Santa Cruz Art League www.scal.org Shows & Exhibits Classes & workshops Ties to Poetry readings & Local Theatre Art Center Morro Bay www.artcentermorrobay.com Workshops, Classes and Shows


ANNOUNCEMENTS / ADS THE LOCAL ART EVENT CALENDAR DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ADS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS. HOWEVER, YOUR AD OR ANNOUNCEMENT SHOULD BE OF INTEREST TO ARTISTS OR CONCERNING ART.

ABOUT THE LOCAL ART CALENDAR Art-Tique’s Local Art Events Calendar is a free monthly publication for the purpose of assisting artists of California’s Central Valley to find places to show/sell their art, make connections with the local art groups, and find classes, workshops, and tools that help artists develop artistic skills and the business side of art. Printed copies are usually available at the general Meetings of ACA CAG, and Allards Art supply in Fresno and the Kingsburg Art Center in Kingsburg. It is distributed on-line. . Art-Tique welcomes notices and ads that agree with our stated purposes. All requests must include date, time, address and contact phone number or e-mail. If you wish to post an item to the hard copy of the calendar, it must be submitted by the 20th of the month. Non-members wishing to advertise events must contact the Art-Event Calendar for approval. All notices sent to our members are subject to approval by Art-Tique. While every effort is made to ensure that the information on the calendar is accurate, most of the information is furnished from 3rd parties and Art-Tique is not responsible for changes made by those parties to the information furnished. To Contact the Art Calendar: Gail Daley @ 960-2428 or Art-Tique@att.net Art-Tique Director: Gail Daley Mailing Address: 5688 E Sussex Way, Fresno, CA 93727 Fax 559-348-0542 http://art-tique.yolasite.com

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