Sunday, October 14, 2018

LSAG: Critical Fall Open Meeting on Nov. 10

Attention LSAG League Presidents, Representatives, & Members:

Please do not miss our
Fall Open Meeting
on Saturday, November 10th
beginning at 10:30 AM
Memorial Church of Christ
900 Echo Ln, Houston, 77024

Note from the LSAG President:  
This is a critical meeting for all members of the Guild.  At the very least we encourage all League Presidents and LSAG Representatives to attend.  Further announcements and plans concerning the future of LSAG and the 2019 Convention will be made this meeting.  



Friday, October 5, 2018

LSAG: Fall Open Meeting Reminder





Attention LSAG League Presidents, Representatives, & Members:

Please do not miss our
Fall Open Meeting
on Saturday, November 10th
beginning at 10:30 AM
Memorial Church of Christ
900 Echo Ln, Houston, 77024

Note from the LSAG President:  
This is a critical meeting for all members of the Guild.  At the very least we encourage all League Presidents and LSAG Representatives to attend.  Further announcements and plans concerning the future of LSAG and the 2019 Convention will be made this meeting.  


LSAG: League Updates Taken the Month of October





The month of October, 
we are accepting updates for league leadership changes 
that have occurred since our last update in the summer  
OR 
as a result of a recent election.

If you have an update for 
-President
-Treasurer
-Show Chair 
-Publicity Chair
-League Database Manager
-LSAG Representatives (outside of the President)

send them to  
by October 31st, midnight.


What is Needed?
-The person's name, email, & phone number, & of course the position(s)  they hold
-Send in the information in the BODY of an email; 
NO documents or attachments, please.
-Also please check your monthly meeting date, time, & place and send any corrections on that as well.
-What we have currently is listed on the 
'Connect to Local Leagues' page on the LSAG website. 
Visit there to see if your league shows updated information.



IMPORTANT:
We know it takes many volunteers to run your organization, but kindly do not send us your full roster.
We only list the positions above.
If you do not have that specific named position for your league,
please supply the name & contact information of the person who does the tasks associated with the job.

LSAG: Newsletter Deadlines



Newsletter Deadlines for the Remainder of the 2018 Year:


Submit any posts for the following newsletters by the deadline shown.  Deadlines are always on a Sunday by midnight.

October Newsletter:  October 28th
November Newsletter:  November 25th  (Sunday immediately after Thanksgiving)
December Newsletter:  December 16th  (Note:  The deadline is earlier due to the Christmas & New Year holidays.)
  

LSAG: Did You Know YOU Have the Power to Advertise?





Did you know that YOU can advertise art-related events in the LSAG Newsletter? 


Those posting about an art-related business or art opportunity can send ONE post per newsletter to   lsagannouncements@gmail.com  by the deadline for the next newsletter.  (*Leagues get 5-6 posts per newsletter.)

Posts must be...

-publisher ready  (Check your work before you send.)
-about ART of course
-still in the future (not an event which has already happened) by the time the newsletter is distributed

Posts should include...

-art event, opportunity, or business
-contact person & a method of contact
-website if applicable
-things found in any invitation:  date, time, place, etc.
-always include any deadline for a reply

Things to Know...

Any photos or pictures of art must be in a JPEG format.  No others will publish.
-Limit of 3 such photos; too large of files will not publish.  Sometimes even 3 can be too much if each is very large.
-LSAG has members of all ages from Kindergarteners and up, so we are a family friendly organization, and so is our newsletter.  Absolutely NO posts that show or describe nudity, violence, gore, or other qualities that LSAG does not allow at its sanctioned shows will be posted in our newsletter. 
-We do not publish forms, a full-length prospectus, full-length bios or resumes, etc.  We encourage you to provide a link to such items.  

LSAG: Where To Find Our News



Where to Find News In Between Newsletters



*NEWS button 


look at the top of the LSAG website home page to quickly go to a page giving any recent updates from the president


*'Hot Off the Press' area 

just below the NEWS button on the Home page of the LSAG website just under the news button with most immediate news (not something that is happening months away, but things that are for the here and now) & an important dates area 

*Convention 2019 page 
on the LSAG website with information as it becomes available; most useful in the spring leading up to and including convention registration

*Newsletter Archive (aka- the Blog)
lsag.blogspot.com  or go to any old newsletter and click on the link on the right, then search the right column on the abstract watercolor page for what you are looking for...LSAG News, a particular league's events that were posted, workshops, other advertisers, etc.

LSAG: Reminders About Subscription Changes & Other Email



Changes to Your Subscription / Email Address

We often get requests to change your email address which we are not able to do.  If you need to change or update your subscription, please do NOT send an email; instead please visit the Subscribe page under Newsletter for directions.  LSAG is not legally able to unsubscribe or change your subscription for you.  Making the changes will take you seconds or less than a minute depending on the type of change needed, but it must be made by you, the subscriber.

Where do I send my email to?

Often emails coming to the announcements email are for someone else.  The announcements email is EXCLUSIVELY for posts for the newsletter -or- questions about the newsletter.  For fastest service, please make it a habit to click the 'Connect...to LSAG Leadership' page under About Us and direct your email accordingly. 




LSAG: Showtime!



Is YOUR LSAG member league show listed?  Our Show Schedule has the following LSAG sanctioned shows listed.  If your show is not here, please send an email to 

Remember;  all LSAG sanctioned shows are 'Open' shows & need to be listed on the website.  To retain membership in LSAG as a league, all leagues must have a minimum of 1 LSAG sanctioned show per art year (Aug.-the closing date in the spring).


Fall & Winter Schedule:

October 2018
13th-  Tomball Art League  /  Judge Judy Coffey
20th-  NorthWest Art League  /  Judge Virginia Bally
27th-  Lake. Houston Area Artists  /  Judge Doug Hiser

No shows currently listed for November

December 2018
1st- Lufkin Art Guild  /  Judge TBD

No shows currently listed for January

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

LSAG: Convention Date Set / Important Fall Meeting--Save the Date

ANNOUNCEMENT
Lone Star Art Guild 2019 Convention
Lone Star Convention Center
Conroe, Texas
Friday, May 31st - Saturday, June 1, 2018


Dear Member,

The focus of this years Executive Board is to provide what has been overwhelmingly requested by our members:  A regional, brick and mortar art competition where ALL Guild members (whether they have qualifying entries or not) can gather to connect and appreciate their art and the art of those whose fellowship they share in the Guild. As more and more events turn to an electronic interface, our members have made it clear to us what they love most about LSAG's annual event:  It's physical, one-on-one, brick and mortar, panels up and art-on-display kind of event. They love having their friends and family come see just what it is they do and what it is they've done. That said, we hope to provide you with an enjoyable, affordable, competitive and rewarding experience at the upcoming 2019 Convention.

ALSO ...


Lone Star Art Guild 2018 Fall Open Meeting
Memorial Church of Christ. Houston, Texas
Saturday, November 10, 2018

The date has been set for the Guild's Fall Open Meeting. This is a critical meeting for all members of the Guild. At the very least we encourage all League Presidents and LSAG Representatives to attend. Further announcements and plans concerning the future of LSAG and the 2019 Convention will be made this meeting.








LSAG: Call for Updates by Oct. 31st

The month of October, 
we are accepting updates for league leadership changes 
that have occurred since our last update in the summer  
OR 
as a result of a recent election.

If you have an update for 
-President
-Treasurer
-Show Chair 
-Publicity Chair
-League Database Manager
-LSAG Representatives (outside of the President)

send them to  
lsagconnect@gmail.com   
by October 31st, midnight.


What is Needed?
-The person's name, email, & phone number, & of course the position(s)  they hold
-Send in the information in the BODY of an email; 
NO documents or attachments, please.
-Also please check your monthly meeting date, time, & place and send any corrections on that as well.
-What we have currently is listed on the 
'Connect to Local Leagues' page on the LSAG website. 
Visit there to see if your league shows updated information.



IMPORTANT:
We know it takes many volunteers to run your organization, but kindly do not send us your full roster.
We only list the positions above.
If you do not have that specific named position for your league,
please supply the name & contact information of the person who does the tasks associated with the job.

LSAG Calendar

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2018



Below are important announcements &dates for the new art year in 2018-2019.

If you have not done so already, be sure to send in your fall show dates to

lsagconnect@gmail.com.

Each show chair or database manager is responsible for listing their show in the database.
Listings include the name of the judge.


Advertise your show in this newsletter by sending your announcement to  lsagannouncements@gmail.com by the deadline (see below).

Don't see any shows you can attend here?  Check out the Show Schedule page on the LSAG website.

October
=The month of October, we are accepting updates for league leadership changes that have occurred since our last update in the summer  OR as a result of an election.
If you have an update for 
-President
-Treasurer
-Show Chair 
-Publicity Chair
-League Database Manager
-LSAG Representatives (outside of the President)
send them to  lsagconnect@gmail.com   by October 31st, midnight.

=Newsletter Deadline for October is
Sunday, October 28th, Midnight.


November

=LSAG Open Fall Meeting:  November 10th at Memorial Church of Christ, Houston

=Newsletter Deadline for November is
Sunday, November 25th, Midnight.
NOTE:  The deadline is the Sunday IMMEDIATELY after Thanksgiving; send your announcements early if you wish.


December

=Newsletter Deadline for December is
Sunday, December 16th, Midnight.
NOTE:  The deadline is earlier due to the Christmas & New Year holidays.  

NOTE:  The newsletter after this one will be at the end of January, so be sure to advertise any winter shows in January & February or other events (workshops, demos, etc.) in this newsletter.

May 31-June 1
=Convention 2019 at Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe, TX

TAL: Fall Art Show-October 13th



ALB: Origami Demo w/ Joan Son and Clay & Paper Exhibit




The Art League of Baytown will hold its monthly meeting on October 21st at 2pm.  The meeting is open to the public and will feature an origami demo by incredible paper artist Joan Son (www.joanson.com).

Joan said that this will be a hands on demo where we will actually get to fold an origami piece ourselves.  So much fun.  Please join us.

Also please come see Joan's work that is included in our current Collectors' Exhibit (featuring Clay and Paper)

                                  
Collectors' Exhibit: The Work of the Hand, a Celebration of Fine Craft – 2018 Clay and Paper
September 22 - October 20
Since 2014, Art League of Baytown has partnered with CAMEO, the Clay Arts Museum and Educational Organization, to host a Collector's Show. It was planned as a five year series of annual exhibits, demonstrating the credibility of art as an investment. Each exhibit pairs the fine craft of clay art with another three dimensional medium. This year will be Clay and Paper.
We will have prints, origami by Houston paper artist, Joan Son, paper mache' by Billie Brinkley, handbound rare books, photographs, and watercolors. CAMEO's permanent clay teapot collection will also be on exhibit which is comprised of the Purchase Award and Memorial Award teapots from the Texas Teapot Tournament. There are also a few that have been donated and which are the creations of noted American and British potters.
The exhibit will also include the impressive work of Josef Albers, a renowned German-born American artist who came into popularity during the Bauhaus era, following which he became widely known. Prints of his work will be on display.



Art League of Baytown  • 110 W. Texas Avenue, Baytown, TX  77520 • Open Wednesday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  • 281.427.2222 • ArtLeagueOfBaytown.org   •  www.facebook.com/110W.TexasAvenue/

CAL: Collage with Liz Hill in Nov.


ALFB: Painting the Figure with Debra Latham in Oct.



The Art League of Fort Bend has scheduled a 3-day workshop with Debra Latham, "Painting the Figure from a Live Model in Oils."  

October 26-28, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Location:  Fort Bend Art Center, 2012 Avenue G, Rosenberg, Texas 77471.  

The cost is $310 for members, 
$320 for LSAG affiliate members.  

Check out Debra's work at debralatham.com.    

Workshop includes demonstration and instruction.  

Contact Portia Bell, artbyportia@sbcglobal.net , or 281-706-0122.  
Make checks payable to Art League of Fort Bend, and mail to:  
Portia Bell, 15218 Rio Plaza Drive, Houston, TX 77083. 

ALB: Book Sale





ART LEAGUE OF BAYTOWN BOOK SALE
NOW THROUGH MARCH

Our librarian has been hard at work clearing old and duplicate copies of books and such out of our extensive reference library.
This is the perfect time to get some very useful materials at greatly discounted prices.

Come look at the sale shelves and see what treasures you can find.
Hardbacks are $1, paperbacks and Foster books are 25 cents and magazines are a mere 5 cents.

DON'T MISS OUT ON THESE DISCOUNTED GEMS!

And look for more information in the future about our Rummage Sale to be held in March.




Art League of Baytown  • 110 W. Texas Avenue, Baytown, TX  77520 • Open Wednesday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  • 281.427.2222 • ArtLeagueOfBaytown.org   •  www.facebook.com/110W.TexasAvenue/

CAL: Dramatic Clouds & Skies with Layne Johnson in Jan.


ALB: Day of the Dead Exhibit and Reception




Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Art Exhibition and Reception

Art and Altars from Area School Students and Art League of Baytown members will be on display October 23 - November 10, with a reception November 3, 7-9pm.
The public is invited and are encouraged to come dressed in Day of the Dead make up and costume.
The reception will feature, an altar making demo, presentation on the cultural heritage of this celebration, music, food and more.

Now celebrated in countries around the world, Dia de los Muertos, or "Day of the Dead", is a two-day holiday which originated in Mexico to remember deceased loved ones. It's a Mexican national holiday and the country's largest celebration of the year. Dia de los Muertos extends well beyond Mexico to Guatemala, Brazil, Spain and Mexican-American communities in the United States.
The observance is November 1st and 2nd, coinciding with the Catholic All Saints Day and All Souls Day. Read more on their website:  https://www.art-league-of-baytown.org/




Art League of Baytown  • 110 W. Texas Avenue, Baytown, TX  77520 • Open Wednesday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  • 281.427.2222 • ArtLeagueOfBaytown.org   •  www.facebook.com/110W.TexasAvenue/

Brushes By the Beach Plein Air Contest & Workshop


Contest:  
Brushes By the Beach Plein Air Contest
November 10 - 17,2018
on Galveston Island

Save Some $$ - Early Bird Registration Now Open
Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be announced
Check it out:
http://www.gleegallery.net/Brushes-By-The-Beach-PleinAir.html
Sign up and win!

Open to any artist using the Plein Air Technique
Meet our judge: Liz Bonham

Registration open now
Last Day to register: November 17, 2018

or call
409-370-7350


Artist Boat, our non-profit partner, famous for taking thousands of kids kayaking into the wilds of Galveston Island and painting plein air.
Sponsorships available!

____________________________________________

Workshop:

Paint Galveston's great outdoors - from beaches to bays, a working port and historic homes.
You will find plenty to dip your paint brush in!

One day or two, workshop leader Liz Bonham will give you her undivided attention. The workshop includes: a daily demo by Liz, one-on-one assistance, and a daily afternoon group critique. See, think and learn the techniques and useful hints for painting outdoors. Open to all mediums. Beginners to advanced welcome. Bring your own supplies. 


Sign up now for Brushes By the Beach® Plein Air Workshop with Liz Bonham. Attendees may sign up for one day or two.
Register Here: 
https://www.gleegallery.net/Shopping-Cart.html
Rain or shine, plein air painters paint on. 
For more information call: 409-370-7350



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