ANNUAL LAKE TOXAWAY ART GUILD SHOW
Monday October 5, 2020 5:30pm
Lake Toxaway Country Club
LAKE TOXAWAY ARTIST GUILD
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: For the LTAG to provide members with access to workshops, art appreciation, field trips, demonstrations, and a means of exhibiting and selling their work. Also, to promote art and good will among artists in Lake Toxaway Estates.
OVERVIEW: We have over 30 paid members and seem to be steadily growing in number. Annual dues are currently $40 per year. We welcome artists of any level of experience as well as residents just interested in art in general. Property owners in Lake Toxaway Estates are invited to join us along with up to 5 non estate members per year. Our activities are seasonal from May to October, although member artists who live here year round might participate in some art related activities. Our activities fall into four categories:
–Formal Art Workshops
–Annual Art Show in early October
–Periodic informal small group painting and learning sessions
DETAILS ON THESE FOUR CATEGORIES:
- MONTHLY MEETINGS
–Third Thursday of the month, June-October, 9:30am-11:30am
–Meet in the community room at the Methodist Church
–Short business meeting
–Guest artist to present, discuss, and generally demonstrate various aspects of painting (oils, pastels, etc.)
–Program topics in recent years included pastels, landscape in oils, transparent glazing techniques, illustrating children’s books, and painting portraits
- FORMAL ART WORKSHOPS
–Generally 1, 2 or 3 day workshops
–Artist instructors come from all over the country
–Workshop topics recently included several on pastels, painting landscapes in oils and multi-media techniques, scarf making.
- ANNUAL ART SHOW IN EARLY OCTOBER
–The show is a 2 day show with a formal opening reception on Monday evening which generally is the first Monday evening in October.
–Approximately 25-30 LTAG members usually exhibit 125-200 paintings.
–The show fills the entire main dining room at Lake Toxaway Country Club.
–For any painting sold, the Guild member contributes 15% to Lake Toxaway Charities.
- PERIODIC SMALL GROUP PAINTING AND LEARNING SESSIONS
–Several days each month 5-6 Guild members will get together at the church or at someone’s home to paint
–Also, 2-3 times per season, one or more of our members who are experienced art instructors conduct one day workshops, usually on pastels or oils for both beginners and advanced artists.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Our website is: www.ltpainters.com
Email Address is: firstname.lastname@example.org