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OCTOBER 2011, NEWSLETTER

Art Guild Picnic!

by: Peter Garino, Vice President
On Saturday, October 22nd from noon until dusk, the Treasure Island Art Guild will hold an artists picnic. The event will be at the War Memorial Park of the Bay Pines Veteran Center, at Shelter #4. Entrance is located on the south side of Bay Pines Blvd just west of the Seminole Bridge.

The event is open to all members of the Art Guild and their friends, at no charge. Soft drinks and music will be provided. A large canvass will be provided for all attending members of the Art Guild to portray their reflections of the day.

Please check out directions and print if you like a map.(Click here for details)

For further information, contact Pete at 345-4150.


"Ikebana"

with Ruth Philipon

"Starting October 13th, 10am – 12:30pm and continuing every 2nd Thursday of the month"

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This “Still Life” class is going to be a challenge. Ikebana arrangements (Japanese floral studies), different objects, materials from other countries, sculptures, driftwood, seasonal arrangements and sometimes limited color palettes.

You decide on your medium – pastels, watercolour, acrylics or oil paints & size of composition.

Come with enthusiasm, excitement & your individual talents.

Ruth Philipon

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Fee: $6 members and $8 non-members Our policy “first workshop free” will not apply to these classes.

ART CLASSES

The Art Guild is starting its basic drawing and watercolor classes on October 3. Basic drawing will be from 9:30 a.m. to11: 30 a.m. basic watercolors from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost for each class is $30.00 for 6 weeks or $6.00 per day if paid weekly Classes will be held in The Treasure Island City Hall Auditorium 120 108th Avenue. Call Fred at 360 8390 to sign up and materials needed.


PORTRAIT EXHIBITION:

Members of the Art Guild’s Friday morning portrait workshop continued their painting activities this summer by invitation of the Sun Tan Art Center. The Center has arranged for the Art Guild members to exhibit their work in one of their galleries. It will be on exhibit throughout the month of September. Take advantage and view one of the largest selections of portrait art available in the Tampa Bay area!


Fall Artsy Market
Scholarship Fundraiser

October 8, 2011

Donate your slightly used art supplies, books, etc. priced to sell. All funds will go to the Scholarship Fund.

(no clothes, please)

PLUS...something for Crafters...donate holiday decorations, i.e., wreaths, ornaments, candles, 'trappings' for windows & doors! Think Holidays! …

Halloween, Thanksgiving!
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa!

Thank you for your generous support.

Eleanor Adamo, Ways & Means Chairman

Please be generous towards our Scholarship Fund. Our future lies in our Educated Youth. Visit the last two years of our Scholarship Awards on our website. Thank you in advance for your support.



Thank you to all who contributed to this newsletter, especially Fred Wilder who supplied the "Boo" painting at the top of this webpage.

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