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Breaking News - Wickenburg Art Club
Wickenburg Art Club
E-Blast
Date: July 27, 2015
Breaking News
West of Center Opening Reception
On the day of transporting all the artwork, WAC volunteers were treated to a beautiful breakfast at
Nana’s by Susan Moehring. The work went quickly, and the results were remarkable.
Wow! This year’s Exhibition is really impressive! The wonderful lighting on the 2-D and 3-D artworks
made everything stand out in all its glory. Best of all, one of the first visitors to the show bought a
painting! Wickenburg Realtor Cindy Logan said one look was all it took, and she immediately bought a
Bonnie Casey painting. So far, there have been TWO sales, and the Exhibition is still very young!
There are 58 2-D paintings in the show, and 14 3-D
entries. This year, our gourd artists, Chickie
Harristhal, Betty Pyeatt and Danielle Selby, outdid
themselves in beautiful works. Arija Powell
contributed two clay statues, Bill Strickler is showing
two of his exquisite carvings, and Don Vance has two
of his wood turnings in the show. Seeing our WAC art
displayed so well is really exciting! And the
Wickenburg Sun sent a reporter to cover the opening
reception, too.
We had lots of visitors who were impressed with the
high level of art our members contributed.
Our WAC member Gleneen Ross did a superior job once again on the food and food tables. Her selection
of china and accessories was as beautiful as the food.
This Saturday, August 1st, Susan Moehring will present our first
Demonstration. Be sure to stop by and say hello!
WAC Member Artist demonstrations will be from 1 – 3 p.m. in the
Cultural Crossroads Learning Center and are free.
With so many talented local artists at the Wickenburg Art Club,
Desert Caballeros Western Museum is proud to present the 4th
Annual West of Center exhibition and sale this fall. Come see
beautiful original artworks, discover unique creative processes, and
find out about the ample opportunities for budding artists of all ages
to be involved with Wickenburg Art Club.
Quick Links to WAC member’s demo info on DCWM website:
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3244 Betty Pyeatt
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3245 Susan Moehring
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3246 Karen Douglas
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3247 Gina Hebert
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3248 Myrna Harrison
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3249 Dale Keiser
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3250 Helen Jensen
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3251 Bill Strickler
http://westernmuseum.org/?p=3252 Marian Koegele
WAC West of Center Chair Gabrielle Moate has been
working tirelessly to make this a huge success!
New Members
Three visitors to West of Center have now become WAC members. We welcome Pierre Prouty, Elaine
Hamm and Bud Hamm.
From the Photography Group –
On Saturday, 7/18, members of the
Photography Group performed some
community service work by shooting
publicity photos for the Soroptimist's
Thrift Store here in Wickenburg.
Photos were taken of the building, the
merchandise, the employees, and
volunteers. It was quite fun and the
photographers enjoyed posing the
workers with some of the inventory
and got a chance to find beauty in all
the cool items for
Above – a sample of the photos taken
To left – June White and the Soroptomist representative
getting ready for the photo shoot.
sale.
7/20/15 – from CJ Betancourt –
Good news- Freddie passed his certification test with flying colors
today. We had an employee luncheon afterwards, and they had a
vesting ceremony for him at the restaurant. He is now a certified
service dog- and I am a proud mommy!
Happening Soon
You're Invited!
Visit - Vision - Volunteer
Please join us at the West Valley Arts HQ!
Visit the gallery. Hear the WVAC vision
for the future and find out how you can
help us achieve our goals. Learn about
volunteer opportunities and how you can
make a difference in your community!
Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Don't forget to bring a friend!
When
THURSDAY
August 20, 2015
From 5pm to 7pm
Where
WEST VALLEY ARTS HQ
16126 N. Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374
R.S.V.P. By August 18
[email protected]
623.935.6384
News for Artists
From Donna Heslip:
I worked at WVAC last week and got this schedule hot off the presses!
Tradiciones- Honoring Hispanic Heritage Sept.10 to Oct.9. (There's a call for artists on their website.)
Next up is the Surprise Invitational Oct. 22 to Dec. 11.
AZ Watercolor Society Assoc. Jan. 7 to Feb. 5, 2016.
Floral and Botanical Feb.18 to Mar. 24.
For more information on any item, e-mail us at: [email protected] or contact Lynn Tagge
at [email protected]

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