“Art That Comes….Naturally” PGA Members Closed Show Entry Day: Monday March 30th 10am-noon. Next meeting: Tuesday - March 10, 2015 7-9pm @ Asian Pacific Culture Center. 4851 South Tacoma Way Tacoma “The Tacoma Nature Center” WEB SITE: http://ww.pacificgalleryartists.org (19th & Tyler) April-May 2015 Show Reception April 4th 2-4pm March Program: Sara Gettys is an artist, designer and photographer living in Olympia, Washington. Her inspiration stems from the beautiful landFumiko Kimura is our Juror. scapes around her - from Central If you can help with this show Washington to the west side of the please let Gail Janes know. state and the rocky beaches of the 253-564-1150 coast. Her love of the Pacific Northwest reflects in her connection with this region. Sara is constantly drawn to the different textures around her. In each medium she explores, from textiles to painting to carving, she wants to create beautiful tactile objects for people to enjoy. Tuesday night’s demonstration will center around her approach to creating her unique and beautiful wood carvings. March 10th Refreshments: Tis Huberth - Esther Vine Marilyn Ferguson - Mari Zaffuto Zade Choe our hospitality chairperson is back! Thank you for the bright colorful valentine decorations for our refreshments layout. PGA Board Members President Werner Dillenburger 253-589-4735 Vice President Nola Tresslar 253-566-2728 Secretary - Joanne Weaver - 253-475-5615 Treasurer - Shirley Petersen - 253-582-8883 Hospitality - Jade Choe - 253-925-0351 Membership - Marilyn Ferguson - 253-841-8961 Member’s Show - Gail Janes & Nola Tresslar Newsletter - Liz McDevitt - 253-539-1165 Programs - Pat Graham - 253-584-2841 Gail Janes - 253-564-1150 Publicity - Joanne Hayden - 253-531-7532 Scrapbook/Historian - Open Sound System - Jerry Martin Sunshine - Jan Karroll Home: 253-756-7618 Cell: 253-431-3991 Video Library - Joanne Knox WEB Master - Gary Wiffler [email protected] Address: P.O. Box 454 Puyallup 98371 Members at large: Doloris Martin Questions/Answers/Help, any of the above folks will be more than willing to do so. Concerns, ideas or applauding! Let these members know. Joanne Knox’s husband passed away February 15th. Thinking of you Joanne. Please continue to keep members and others we know not of, in your prayers as they struggle with and/or recover from health challenges or deal with losses. We remember members who have passed away with fondness. If you know of anyone not feeling well please let us know or……... Jan Karroll Sunshine Chairperson Home: 253-756-7618 Cell: 253-431-3991 Joe, Peggy Peterson husband, showed Kim Gunns, Gail Janes and Liz McDevitt this “will” stating what to do with her art, paintings, etc. “After family choices, my art work to go to PGA - RLA for members to use for sale or raffle. If family chooses to sell or give away art supplies - ok. If not, art supplies are to be disposed of by either/or both art clubs in a manner to benefit the artists” …..signed Peggy Peterson 6-27-2010 Distribution was Feb. 28th. Members March 20th Newsletter Items Due! from both clubs picked what they wanted Liz McDevitt [email protected] Snail Mail: 13505 Waller Rd. E Tacoma, 98446 253-539-1165 I prefer e-mail messages due to my hearing loss. and made $ donations to either club. PGA Any corrections please let me know. Thank you Joann for the minutes. It ceases to amazes me what I miss or misinterpret. PS: Anyone interested in taking over our newsletter this fall? I think someone else should show their style. Change is good. is using those funds for an award to be given at our Member’s Show @ The Tacoma Nature Center. PS: I think I will do something similar so my family will know what to do with the many supplies etc. I have collected over the years. Our workshops are usually paid by PGA. Monies that were donated by pass members but earmarked just for workshops. Lets’ use these funds. WORKSHOP IDEA? Do you have an idea for our yearly workshop…..write your desire (drawing; w/c painting; collage; sculpture; oil painting, etc.) on a sheet of paper. Give to President Werner or Vice President Nola so decisions can be checked into. Time slips by so fast and arrangements have to be made if we are to have one. Many talented artists ready to share their expertise. Tis Huberth classes @ Myrna Hume’s studio e-mail: [email protected] See enclosed insert for details. Experimental Watermedia ARTESCAPE March 15-20 2015 @ Camp Arnold, Eatonville. Check with Tis for details: 253-839-5623 cell-206-661-4384 Not certain if its too late to sign up…. but check with Tis! Aletha Deuel teaches adults Monday 6-8pm. Beginning & Beyond. Tues. 6-8pm Intermediate/ Advance - Wednesday 4pm Teen class 11-up Advance/Little Bit of Everything at the Fred Oldfield Center in Puyallup. 253-445-9375 fredoldfieldcenter.org. Pacific Gallery Artists is a non-profit organization founded in 1946. The purpose of the organization is to promote art in the Pacific Northwest, interest the public in the work of local artists and cooperate with local groups in artistic enterprises. Membership is open to practitioners of the fine arts, including sculpture, painting and drawing or someone just appreciating art. Our members are novice, to well known 2D-3D artists, plus many teachers. Membership Application: Marilyn Ferguson Yearly dues $30. 253-564-1150 Send dues: Shirley Petersen (Treasurer) 7408 71st Ave. Ct. SW Lakewood 98498 REMINDER: YEARLY DUES ARE OVERDUE. Haven’t sent yours? Please send to Shirley. Our meetings are 2nd Tuesday of each month September thru June. Be sure to check your rosters that all your info is correct. Thank you Shirley Petersen & Doloris Martin for putting it together. Didn’t get your roster? Give Shirley a call...253-582-8883 President Werner says elections are coming up. Please volunteer for one year or nominate someone. A number of PGA members have held positions for a # of years. They would like to pass on to other members. For your service...thank you! Gail Janes & Nola Tresslar have been Co-Chairs responsible for our membership shows for a number of years. They would gladly like someone else to be in charge, but will help if needed. Pat Graham will be stepping down in May from her programs Chair position to allow another member the opportunity to plan PGA demonstrations for the Sept. 2015-2016 year to come. Please consider volunteering - it’s a lot of fun! Are you a giver or a taker? We each have something to give back to our group….new ideas and passing on to the next “generation”. We have come a long way since 1946. Marjorie Mankin 1st place award @ Peninsula Art League Membership show @ Kimballs Gallery Gig Harbor. Diane Geisler - 2nd Tanya Lemma - 3rd Lifetime PGA member Mary Lou Frank hangs Tahoma Terrace residents’ works of art each month in the 3rd floor dining lobby. Current exhibit of acrylic paintings by Willard Dudley encompass a wide range of subjects in a bold style and presents a welcoming display. Willard is a former US Navy, Air Force, Army band member and has traded his woodwinds to create new acrylic works that can be viewed through March. Mary Lou will exhibit a retrospective collection in April at the Tahoma Terrace lobby…. 2602 South Union Ave. - Tacoma Be Disciplined! Nothing like a rigid schedule to get those creative juices flowing freely. Developing a routine schedule is good Pavlovian training for getting work done. Kate Buike our February demonstrator. An artist for more than 40 years, she recently turned her attention to urban ink and watercolor sketching. She is now a member of the non-profit Urban Sketchers Organization founded by Seattle Times illustrator and journalist, Gabriel Camponario in 2008. Kate along with Frances Buckmaster and 2 other regional artists began the local Tacoma Urban Sketchers group which has now received official status. She presented a slide show, shared her sketching process and fill us in regarding all things. They meet 2 days each month: the 1st Saturday and the 3rd Wed….year round from 10am12:30pm. No critiquing with this group but sharing. Blog: https://urbansketcherstacoma.blogspot.com/p/monthly-outingmonthly-outing.html/ Pat Graham is active with this group: Info: 253-584-2841 “Art Shows, classes and other opportunities, not all, too many to list” “Found Photographs” @ The Gallery at Tacoma Community College Jan. 5 - March 20 FREE [email protected] Gallery Exhibit @ South 12th and Mildred St. Tacoma Art Lister Tacoma is open noon-5 pm Mondays-Fridays Gallery Row in Gig Harbor is hosting the PGA members exhibiting: first annual “Itty Bitty Show”. Karen Benveniste and Denise MacDonald. Showing of miniatures. Reception: March 12th 5-8pm Juror for our Members’ Show Show dates are: March 12th to April 15th Fumiko Kimura, also in the show Gig Harbor Thursday Night Out. Bill Colby one of 1st few members in PGA. “Meet me on the Waterfront” March 12th 5-8pm Downtown “ART MINGLE” - 3rd Thursday Bill Havens showing in Sidney Art Gallery in February 19th FREE 5-8pm A tour bus is available: Port Orchard and a show Cost $10 Meet @ Tacoma Art Museum 5pm @ The Tahoma Unitarian Universalist CongreCheck out the Haub Art Collection too. gation Feb 19 through mid April. The Gallery is located @ 1115 South 56th St. Tacoma 98408. March 1—June 7 Eloquent Objects: Georgia Open Sunday through Wed. 253-474-4646 O’Keeffe and Still-Life Art in New Mexico. Reception Sunday March 1st 12-1pm Peninsula Art League - Tuesday March 24th. The show is titled “Diversity”. It shows how Asian Olympia Art League meets 3rd Thursday (19th) Sumi Art is used to display emotion, feeling or 6:30-9pm @ VFW Post 318 philosophy. The show will also show how Sumi 2902 Martin Way E. Olympia can incorporate color and how the strokes and Lucas Art & Frame “Gallery on the Hill” style can be applied to other media. Info: 253-847-0858 www.OnlineJuriedShows.com www.PleinAir Salon Competition Nola Tresslar, Bill Havens, Jade Choe are in Check this site for ongoing shows around the country. Puget Sound Sumi Show @ White Dove Gallery Open Model Session @ Pacific Lutheran University Reception March 7th. FREE 6-8pm March 4, 11, April 1,8,15,22,29. Info: Michael Stasinos:[email protected] The 2nd annual Lakewood ArtsFest to be held in conor 253-535-7499 junction with Lakewood Sister Cities, will take place Kim Gunns, showing in Winchester, VA., May 2nd/3rd, 2015 at the Performing Arts Building on the The Museum of Shenandoah Valley Pierce College Campus, 9401 Farwest Dr., Lakewood, . Exhibition now thru March 2015. 2 & 3 dimensional artists from the South Sound area are Her piece is one of 287 of the 1041 collection. invited to enter. Photography and student art categories are included. The current prospectus Karen Marie Petrillose has a solo show and info on the website. @ Lakewood History Museum. http:artsfestlakewood.us Sponsored by Rainier League of Arts In the meantime, questions can be Jan 12th –March 28th directed to Shirley Petersen 253-582-8883 Karen also has a w/c in Bremerton Juried Show. Thank you Werner Dillenburger, Jan Karroll, Joanne Knox, Bill Havens bringing your art pieces. We do need to allow time for everyone to share their journey through each art piece. Liz McDevitt and Aletha Deuel each won Judge’s Choice @ Fred Oldfield 5th Annual Spring Show. Marjorie Mankin and Sue Stewart had Honorable Mentions. Both artists staying involved even with recent passing of their husbands. Aletha also won 1st Place in Rainier League of Arts membership show @ The Premier Gallery in Puyallup.
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