Worthington Area Art League – announcements 8/18/17

There are some important items with dates on them in this set of announcements. Check them out carefully.

Membership renewal is underway. If you needed to renew your membership you should have received an email last Friday from me. If you have any questions, please call 614-885-2978 or email me.

18% of the members have thus far renewed and 72% of those have used PayPal. Keep ‘em coming in.



Reflections from the WAAL – All Members Art Show

Call for entries for the WALL show at the Church at Mill Run.

Eligibility: All WAAL members

Entry Fee: $15 per artist

Limit: Two 2D pieces on first come basis

Judging: Jon Cook, Executive Director of McConnell Arts Center

Awards: BOS, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5 Honorable Mentions

Entry Deadline: September 8, 2017

Location: Upper Arlington Lutheran Church at Mill Run, 3500 Mill Run Dr, Hilliard, OH 43026

Take in: Wed, Sep. 13, noon-2pm and 6-8pm – at the church, second floor

Take down: Wed, Nov 1, noon-2pm and 6-8pm

Reception: Sunday, Sep. 17, 2017, 2pm to 4pm. Please bring finger food to share.

Viewing the Show: The church is open Sunday through Thursday, 7:00am to 9:00pm.

Entries accepted via postal mail or email to Ann Kete at ahk987@sbcglobal.net <mailto:ahk987@sbcglobal.net>.

Send: Artist name, phone, email, and for each piece, include – Title, media, size, price.

Attached: Printable entry form and show rules.

Your phone number and email address will be published on the program along with your name, title, price and medium to enable art patrons and prospective buyers to contact you. All sales transactions conducted directly between buyer and artist. No commissions will be taken.

Entries must have wire hangers. No saw-tooth hangers.

WAAL membership fees are due September 1st. Your membership must be paid to enter.

Beth Veldey & Ann Kete, Show Co-Chairs



>>>> Volunteers needed for Market Day!

Worthington Market Day
Saturday, September 23

Participants & Volunteers Needed

Saturday, September 23rd is Worthington’s Market Day! This is a great opportunity to sell some art while exposing the community to WAAL and the varied talents of its members. Make plans now to display your art and/or volunteer at the WAAL booth.

Members may display up to three (3) pieces of 2D art (not larger than 16″ x 20″). All hanging pieces must have wire hangers. Members are encouraged to also bring matted pieces , note cards, smaller works, 3D pieces, and jewelry, etc., along with something that can be used to display them. Clearly label all pieces with price and artist’s name. There is no fee for this event and all sales go 100% to the artist.

For the event to be successful, we need your participation and help.

Volunteers to work the booth are needed in one or two hour shifts between 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Set up volunteers are needed from 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Take down volunteers work from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

To participate and/or help, contact Ron Porta at 614 436-1957 or <rporta@columbus.rr.com <mailto:rporta@columbus.rr.com>>
Or, you may sign up at the September WAAL meeting. Let’s make this year’s Market Day a big success!


>>>> July Meeting Minutes are attached

see attachment


>>>> August Meeting Followup

What a great presentation Charles Rowland made to the WAAL membership on Thursday night, thank you so much Charlie!

Yesterday I received these links from him. He touched on all of these artists and topics – so the lesson continues.

Enjoy the following and please thank Charlie for all the great information.

Thanks also to our President Diana for arranging for Mr. Rowland’s presentation.

Tony Couch Book

Tony Couch Vdeo

Alvaro Castagnet Website

Alvarop Castagnet Youtube video

Joisph Zbukvic Paintings

Joseph Zbukvic Youtube

Mel Stabin Paintings

Mel Stabin Books

I ran across this video which does a good job of explaining how to start designing a painting,


Ruth Ann Mitchell, Artist

and see attachment on Edge Quality Variation


That’s all for now!

Upcoming Events

9:00 am Three Points in Time Group Show @ McConnell Arts Center
Three Points in Time Group Show @ McConnell Arts Center
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm
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7:00 pm February – WAAL Meeting @ Griswold Center
February – WAAL Meeting @ Griswold Center
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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7:00 pm February Speaker
February Speaker
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Frederick Fochtman is an art restorer, painting instructor and award winning oil painter from Columbus, Ohio. As a painter, Fred works from direct observation and paints exclusively from life. An integral part of his process[...]

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