Conroe Art League
127 Simonton St, Conroe,
Tuesday thru Saturday:
CLOSED SUNDAY and MONDAY
Conroe Art League features a robust lineup of shows with a new show being hung every month at the CAL gallery along with special shows throughout the year.
Below is a summary of the shows:
Monthly Open Member Show:
A new show is on display every month with the Take-In of the new art and Take-Out of the previous month’s art typically occurring on the first Tuesday of the month. Check the Calendar to confirm. The Artist reception for each show is typically held the Saturday after Take-In. Check the Calendar to confirm.
People’s Choice Award:
Members, visitors, patrons and guests are all invited to vote for their favorite piece each month at the Open Member Show. The artist whose piece receives the highest number of votes will be awarded a $400 prize at the Artist Reception the following month.
Once each quarter the People’s Choice winner will have their piece enlarged and hung in the Courtyard for 90 days. This selection will be in the months of May, August, November and January.
Click this link for more details on both the People's Choice Award and the Banner Contest An Overview of the Peoples Choice and Banner Award (2).pdf
Art in the City:
Sign up to exhibit your art in three locations around the city including City Hall, Chamber of Commerce and First Financial Bank. Art stays on display for two months in January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October and November/December. To learn more and reserve your spot contact firstname.lastname@example.org 936-756-9572
Christmas is for Giving:
In December we donate the 20% gallery commission on all art sales to the Salvation Army. In addition, we feature affordable art ($150 or less) in the gallery. This show runs alongside our regular Open Members Show.
12x12 SHOW AND AUCTION
Every February we hold our 12 x 12 show, taking the place of the Open Members Show. Our members are given a 12” x 12” panel and create an original work to donate to the auction. The proceeds go to our Student Awards Show for High School Seniors to pursue further studies beyond high school.
HOUSTON AREA OIL PAINTERS
Meet the artists of the Houston Area Oil Painters: Debra Riley, Juan Cantavella, Lois Blackburne, Tom LaRock, Beau Crump, and George Bramlett. These six award winning artists are members of Oil Painters Of America with a passion for realism and will be exhibiting landscapes, portraits, narratives, and still life paintings.
Exhibit Dates and Times:
Reception November 12, 5pm - 8pm
November 13, 10:30 am - 8 pm
November 14, 12 pm - 3 pm
The Gallery at the Madeley
127 Simonton Street
Conroe, TX 77301
THE CAL NATIONAL:
Each year we invite artists from around the country to enter our National Invitational show resulting in over 650 online entries which is narrowed down to 60 finalists. Those finalists are displayed in the Gallery in March and awards are presented to the winners. This show takes the place of our monthly Open Members Show but CAL members are encouraged to enter the online competition.
STUDENT AWARDS SHOW:
In May we feature the work of High School Seniors on panels in the center of the gallery. The show culminates with the awards being announced at our Artist’s Reception. This show runs alongside our regular Open Members Show.
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