St. Charles Art Guild NEWS

Guild plans first workshop Oct. 22

By Staff Report

September 17, 2008 at 12:52 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

AUGUST ARTISTS. The St. Charles Art Guild selected the following artists as artists of the month: Marie Weiler (right) - first place for hibiscus oil painting, Joan Longo (middle) - second place for Serenity II watercolor painting and Ann Clement (left) -
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AUGUST ARTISTS. The St. Charles Art Guild selected the following artists as artists of the month: Marie Weiler (right) - first place for hibiscus oil painting, Joan Longo (middle) - second place for Serenity II watercolor painting and Ann Clement (left) -
The organization’s first workshop, “Basics of Landscape Painting,” will be held on Oct. 22 through 24 at Destrehan Plantation with Phil Sandusky as workshop instructor.

Registration for the workshop began at the Sept. 2 meeting.

Sandusky, a native of Florida, received as bachelor of arts degree in physics and concurrently studied painting at the Art Student’s League in New York.

He has also written two books, two articles for the American Artist Magazine and has been an instructor of landscape and life painting at New Orleans academy.

Sandusky will teach the basics of landscape painting. The first morning of the workshop Sandusky will lecture and demonstrate. In the afternoon of the first day and all day for the remaining two days, the students will work on their own paintings under Sandusky’s tutelage. During this period he will give them advice and demonstrate for them individually and in small groups.

Other scheduled workshops are set for Jan. 26, 2009 through Jan. 29, 2009 when Alan Flattmann discusses “Landscapes and Cityscapes with Pastels,” and on May 18, 2009 through May 21, 2009 where Mae Niolet will present “Watercolors - Idea Development, Composition and Color Schemes.”

Members should mail the registration fee of $80 to Evelyn Dupuy, 119 St. Anthony St. in Luling, LA 70070.

For more information, contact Dupuy at 985-785-0275.

Celebrating 40 years in SCP

The St. Charles Art Guild will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a tea luncheon scheduled to be held at the Chateau Country Club located at 3600 Chateau Boulevard in Kenner on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The guild invites all present and previous members to join in their celebration of what the organization has accomplished in the past, is achieving in the present and what they are anticipating for the future.

Cost for the event is $25. Send check payable to St. Charles Art Guild to 16 Hermitage Court, Destrehan, LA 70047.

This program is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Houma Terrebonne Arts and Humanities Council.

Artist to appear at Bluff Park

Luling artist Mary Lou Liberty will appear at the 45th Annual Bluff Park Art Show, a juried fine arts show featuring over 130 artists from 12 states, on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Hoover, Ala.

The show features two-dimensional and three-dimensional works in oil, watercolor, clay, metals, wood and mixed media.

Patrons will enjoy free admission, free parking free shuttle service, on site food vendors, homemade cakes and sweets, area high school jazz bands and hands-on art fun for children.

The Bluff Park Art Association is non-profit incorporated group dedicated to its mission: to promote the Arts in the community, in the schools and in the home. An all volunteer board of directors oversees the annual show, the permanent art collection and various projects undertaken throughout the year.

BLUFF PARK. Luling artist Mary Lou Liberty will be in Alabama next month.
       



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