New docent shift times are 11:00 - 1:30 and 1:30 - 4:00.
The gallery will be open for Thirsty Thursday on December 16th with gallery staying open until 7:00 pm.
COME ON OVER!
GET IN ON THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON
Get them while they last! This year our Homeschool Children’s Art Class made ornaments for the Christmas tree.
These handmade ornaments can be found on our Christmas tree and may be purchased. The proceeds will go to the Blue Elf Program through Montgomery County Sheriff’s office.
The annual Affordable Art sale is up through the month of December. All items are priced $150 or less. Please come in and invite friends and family to do some holiday shopping and support small businesses.
GET TO KNOW YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS
We have conducted almost 40 interviews with more in the line-up. Check out our growing library of in-depth talks with our CAL artists on MCPLive.tv studios in downtown Conroe.
Learn about the journeys our Artist/Members have taken at MCPLive.tv You Tube Channel. You can see the entire playlist just click here.
If you are interested in being interviewed please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN
The first recipient of the Juan Cantevella Award goes to Kristine Schneider for her painting “Sa’mechee”.
The next take-in/take-out will be Tuesday, January 4th, from 10:30am - 4:00pm.
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, January 3rd.
MONTHLY GENERAL MEETING
The next general meeting will be held on
Saturday, January 8th, at 4:00pm.
After the meeting Suzie Baker will give an art talk. Suzie is an accomplished professional artist both in plein air and studio work and is the current President of Oil Painters of America.
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 be included in the drawing.
The December reception will be Saturday the 8th, from 6:00 to 8:00, after the general meeting.
MaryAnn Lucas was voted in to the Woodlands High School Trust art collection with her piece titled “Three Amigos”.
Ken Roy provided the cover art for the TCFFFV Poetry Journal, Volume 3, and the title of the piece is "The Three Marrigna: Fate Foretold".
Jennifer Claussen has sculptures from her Un-coopering series on display and for sale at Burger & Bordeaux off FM 1488 through the 21st of December.
Thank you to Mary Williams and her husband, Mark, for adding some extra Christmas lights to the courtyard and to Will Schneider who took it all up a level by adding even more lights for a spectacular light show complete with Christmas music.
Many thanks to Cindy Rae Fancher’s Zentangle class for creating the window decorations this year. Students that participated were Raechel Barron, Susan Dietrich, Charman Clevenger, and Candy Read. This class meets on Thursday mornings and the more the merrier!
MAY THE BIDDING BEGIN (SOON)
Support Montgomery County high school seniors in their artistic pursuits. Our members are busy creating their original 12x12 art pieces to donate to this good cause.
Release forms need to be completed prior to turning in the panels and are available at the docent desk as well as on the website. Artists with completed panels may turn them in early to the Gallery Manager with release form attached. Final due date to turn in is January 4th between 10:30 and 4:00.
Look for the auction site to be live on January 10, 2022 and more information will follow via email to those on our mailing list.
CAL NATIONAL HAS GONE INTERNATIONAL
The CAL International deadline has been extended to December 17, 2021. You still have time to enter your drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, and/or 3D here.
For more information visit our website's CAL 2022 page.
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 Choral Society, 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 Arts in Conroe are in full swing. Whether it is a play, a musical, a sing-a-long, an orchestral concert, or a jazz performance, you will find something you love. Check out all the upcoming events by the various arts associations in Conroe by clicking here.
Rising Stars and Legends event on Saturday, March 19th, 2022 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Welcome Artists! We are excited to offer juried space for fine art artists to display and sell their art at the Greater Conroe Arts Festival-Rising Stars & Legends on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Founders Park Area in Downtown Conroe. Artists will need to provide a 10x10 tent (preferably white) with straight legs and weights. Sign up deadline, February 1, 2022.
Please contact Judi by email and more info about a fine art booth space. Judi Lanza email@example.com Cell: (936) 203-2423.
The fall session of Rebekah Billings’ classes for homeschool children has begun. Get more information here.
UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
Portrait Painting with
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 firstname.lastname@example.org