June 2022 Newsletter

 

EVENTS

WORKSHOPS

CLASSES

EVENTS

Participate, Share, and Celebrate the Arts

GALLERY HOURS

We are open Tuesday through Saturday

from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Docent shifts are 11:00 - 1:30 and 1:30 - 4:00.

The gallery will be open for Thirsty Thursday on June 23rd

The gallery will be staying open until 7:00.

COME ON OVER!

JUNE DOCENT TRAINING

If you haven't signed up to docent because of Docent training, there is good news - Debra Riley will be holding a session on Monday, June 20th from 1pm-2pm. 

Contact docentcoordinator@conroeartleague.com to sign up.

NEW BOARD MAKES A DATE

 

Our new board members have been busy filling the Calendar with all pertinent dates for take in/out, meetings, etc. Please check it out here.

PLEASE VOLUNTEER

NEED EXTRA CASH?

How about helping CAL as a substitute docent?  Send request to Donna Rodgers and include your phone number.  Subs must be fully trained and able to process sales transactions. Please email her at 

docentcoordinator@conroeartleague.com.

 

GET YOUR VOTES IN

Please visit the gallery during the month of  June to pick your favorite piece of art for this award.  

 
 

Debra Riley wins the May Juan Cantavella Award. Congratulations on the public response to "This Little Light Of Mine" Debra!

 

The winner of the May award is also the quarterly Banner winner. The Banner went to the second place piece.  Congratulations Judi Lanza for "Lady with the calf" being selected. Come see it in the courtyard during June, July and August.

 

JULY TAKE-IN/OUT

July Take-In/Out will be Tuesday, July 5th, from 11 am - 4 pm. 

Be sure to register online and sign up for your docent shift prior to dropping off your artwork (here). Registration is required online and not later than Monday evening, 8:00pm, July 4th.

STUDENT RAFFLE

 

Be sure to get your tickets for this month's raffle item

Support Montgomery County high school seniors and the student art awards by making a donation to participate in the drawing.

Purchase your tickets here.

 The raffle item for July is donated by Debby McLoughlin and is two 20 oz RTIC Tumblers.  Perfect for these hot summer days!

 

MONTHLY GENERAL MEETING

The next general meeting will be held on

 Saturday, July 9th, at 4:00pm.  David Bartel,

woodworking artist, will be the Demo Artist.

ARTIST RECEPTION

The July reception will be Saturday the 9th, 

from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

FEATURED ARTIST PAGE

 

In doing computer maintenance, we noticed that members are not properly using the Featured Artist area of the website.  As a result some members that were showing on that page are no longer displayed. If you notice that's the case for you, please upload a profile photo AND  upload at least one photo album containing images of your art.  Photo albums containing images of things other than your art work are not allowed. For question, feel free to email us here.

NOT JUST ONE STYLE OF ART

 
 

Multi-Arts Camp Tour to be held on June 15th.  CAL members Rebekah and Judi Lanza worked in conjunction with the City of Conroe Park and Recreation Department to provide a fun Multi-Arts Camp which includes a tour of the CAL Gallery and a gift for each student.

2022 LSAG ANNUAL SHOW

 

All entries are in the process of being judged.  There will be a judge’s critique on Saturday, June 18th at 10:00am.  Watch for a zoom link announcement through email from LSAG.

2022 CAL FALL JUDGED SHOW

 

CAL will hold a Fall Judged Show this year.  The show will be held virtually as was the Spring Judged Show.  Watch your emails and newsletters for details to come.

 

Juan Cantavella has been awarded Signature status with Oil Painters of America. See his painting "Pure Joy" and other beautiful works here.

 
 

Member Craig Campobella is exhibiting at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, GA through August.

WORKSHOPS

Learn new tips and tricks within a few days


Teen Art Boot Camp

with Sarah Johnston

For ages 12 - 18,  The 8-session acrylic workshop will be taught by internet sensation @brellian_official.  It will be held on Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3:30 p.m. beginning Thursday, June 9. The theme will be“Inspired by Nature”.  Contact Sarah at hello.brellian@gmail.com.

***There is still time to sign up for classes moving into July.


 
Learn more
 
 


Paint with Alcohol Ink

with Brenda McDougall

Alcohol Ink techniques taught by an artist as bright and colorful as the paints. Find the ins and outs of this new art trend. At the end of the September workshop, you will have two amazing artworks to take home with you.


 
Learn more
 

Watercolor Portrait and Landscape Painting

with Stan Miller

Join Stan for this 3 day workshop filled with demonstrations and individual instruction.

See this video to find out more information.

 
SOLD OUT
 
 

Painting without Borders

with Patrick Saunders

Explore the essential techniques for painting from direct observation and photography with award winning painter Patrick Saunders.  Learn to pain any subject, from the most simple to the complex with one approach. 

 
SOLD OUT

CLASSES

Grow, where ever you are, on your art journey

CLASSES FOR YOUTH

CLASSES FOR ADULTS

 
 

IT TAKES 2 TO TANGLE

Learn the art of tangling on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 8:00am-12:00pm.  For more information contact Cindyraefancherart@att.net

Pen To Zen

taught by Cindy Rae Fancher

 
Learn more

JUST ADD WATER...

Leave your mark; let Gary help. 

Watercolor Painting with

Gary Hernandez

Learn more
 
 

WET AND WILD

 Watercolor and Acrylics with Carrie Allbritton

Classes will be held Monday 1 - 3 pm or Thursday 6 - 8 pm

Afternoon Classes
Evening Classes

WHAT'S WRONG WITH BEING A LITTLE SHADY?

Come and take in Gary's tips of the trade.

Drawing Classes

with Gary Hernandez

Learn more
 
 

MAKE A STATEMENT!

Come visit with Gary and other classmates and brush up on your skills.

Oil Painting Classes

with Gary Hernandez

Learn more

POINT AND CLICK!

Get some helpful tips to capture the world   as you see it. 

Photography Classes

with Ed Gorman

Learn more
 
 

PAINT LIKE A PRO!

Juan the will show you what an everlasting    impression a portrait can leave.  Now offered at two timeslots  8:30-10:30 and 11:00-1:00

Portraits with

Juan Cantavella

Morning
Afternoon

PLAY WITH CLAY!

Learn some helpful tips, whether beginner or advanced, Carol has a few for you. 

Ceramics

with Carol Berger

Learn more
 
 

BRING ON THE BASICS!

Learn the essential techniques for creating art with acrylic paints.

Acrylic Basics

with Sarah Johnston

 
Learn more

GROUP CLASSES

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

Portrait Painting with

Juan Cantavella

Practice drawing and painting portraits with a live model.  Sessions are every Friday morning and are non-instructional. A small model fee is required ($5-$10)  text Juan at 707-372-8301 or email at  juancantavella@yahoo.com

Join Us
 
 

GO FIGURE

Live figure drawing

Participants can use any medium, there is no instruction, and any experience level is welcome. The fee is $10 per to have a live model each session.

Join Us

WHY PAINT ALONE?

Bring your supplies and paint with Kathy Martin and the rest of the gang

All mediums and levels welcome.

Join Us
 

RENT THE CAL GALLERY FEATURE WALL

 

Adult members are able rent the Feature Wall in the gallery for a $100 fee and 2 docent shifts.  You can find the application on line here. How to show in the Gallery

GET TO KNOW YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS

We have conducted over 60 interviews and have now brought this program to a close.  We thank MCPLive.tv studios for producing these interviews free of charge to CAL.  Also, thank you to Ken Roy, Susan Gramatges, Marilyn Lowry, and Jennifer Claussen for conducting these interviews.

You can see the entire playlist just click here.  

Also check out the CAL Community 

This group is open to all members as well as non-members and is a great way to stay engaged in all things art.

Check us out on Facebook. Click icon above.

EXPERIENCE THE ARTS IN CONROE

 

Members include:  Christian Youth Theater, Conroe Art League, Conroe Live, Conroe Symphony Orchestra, Crighton Theatre Foundation, Friends of the Flag Foundation, Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, Indie Films Foundation, Jazz Connection, Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, Montgomery County Historical Commission, Montgomery County Literary Arts Council, Players Theatre Company, Stage Right, The Art of Music Studio, The Woodlands Show Chorus, and the Young Texas Artists Music Competition.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

The Woodlands Show Chorus is performing Let Freedom Ring July 16th at St. Simon and Jude Church.

The CSO will be performing a Patriotic Concert on July 2nd at Heritage Place in Conroe.

The Cash & Cline Show will be showing at the Crighton Theatre on June 18th.

The Art of Music Studio is conducting Summer Music and Drama Camps.  Theartofmusicstudio.com for more information.  Ages 5 – 17 yr.

IFF Film School summer film classes – www.iffschool.com

The Owen Theatre is showing Dearly Departed in June and July.

For more information visit Greaterconroeartsalliance.com