Markham Group of Artists

UPCOMING EVENTS

CALL FOR ARTWORK:

 

The Show That Never Was

MEMBERS Virtual Art Show

June 10th—30th, 2020

 

Submissions deadline:  June 5 midnight

 

The MGA Annual Juried Show was unfortunately cancelled this year due to Covid 19, but that hasn’t stopped us from wanting to celebrate our members’ creative spirits and declare that the show must go on — although with adaptations.  Registration is now open for submissions to“The Show That Never Was” an unjuried show held virtually on our website, Facebook and Instagram from June 10-30, 2020. This gives our 2019-2020 members an opportunity to have their works displayed as part of the complete show on the MGA website while also being featured individually on Instagram and Facebook. 

 

Each member may submit 2 paintings.  There is no cost to enter and no commission on any paintings sold.  Your paintings can be linked to your website, Instagram and Facebook, according to your wishes. If a buyer is interested in purchasing your work, MGA will forward the contact information to each artist who will handle the sale directly.

 

The show will be launched in its entirety on the MGA website on June 10th.  Each artist will be featured separately on MGA’s Facebook and Instagram sites (one or two artists per day depending on the number of submissions).

 

 

 

 For more information and to register:

 https://markhamartists.org/submissions/view/

 
 
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PLEIN AIR  POSTPONED to Thursday June 4th
 
Unfortunately, due to a weather prediction of a 60% chance of rain and thundershowers this Tuesday June 2nd and Wednesday June 3rd we have decided to postpone the Plein Air session until Thursday June 4th at the same location - The Stiver Mill Community Centre in Unionville. 

We will meet in the west parking lot behind the Centre off Eurika Street at 10 am.
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FEEDING THE MIND

 

Here is a list of resources offering inspiration and continued learning for the creative soul:

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KIM LEE KHO | KAL HONEY virtual studio parties/workshops

Kim's online offerings:
 
That includes: 
  • the free Virtual Studio Parties live-streamed on Kim's YouTube channel every Saturday starting at 2pm.
  • Gelly Jam! Monoprinting with Gel Plates 6-week course beginning Thurs May 7, 2–4:15pm
  • Altered Books in Mixed Media 6-week course beginning Friday May 15, 2–4:15pm
There is a web page for each course/event, but the link is for the summary page with buttons linking to the individual pages.
 
Kim's YouTube channel:
 
Kal's online offerings:
 
That includes:
  • The free Virtual Collage Jams live-streamed on his YouTube channel every Monday afternoon starting at 2pm
  • Collage Explorations 6-week course starting Thurs May 7, 10am–12:15pm
  • Creative Stencilling, another 6-week course, starting Friday May 15, 10am12:15pm
  • And finally for Visual Arts Mississauga, delivered online, Exploring Abstraction, 6 weeks starting Monday, May 4
Kal's YouTube channel:
 
The free events and paid courses offer access to replay videos (exclusive access for paid students), so they can be watched later or re-watched.
 
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LIFE DRAWING 
Join model Steve Pietrzyk for online drawing and painting sessions on Zoom:

Tuesdays - 5:45pm to 9:00pm - LONG POSES
Wednesdays - 1:45pm to 5:00pm - SHORT POSES
Thursdays - 5:45pm to 9:00pm - SHORT POSES
Fridays - 1:45pm to 5:00pm - ONE POSE
Saturdays - 1:45pm to 5:00pm - SHORT POSES
Sundays - 1:45pm to 5:00pm - 3 LONG POSES

Zoom Link:
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7090011465
Password: 062550

Please check Steve's website for all the details:
www.sjp-nudemodel.ca
 
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PORTRAITURE SESSION
Fridays at 10:00 am
 
The Barrie Art Club is inviting you to the Friday Portraiture Virtual Drop-In.
Join us for portraiture drawing every Friday from the comfort and safety of your home. 
We take turns posing for 20-30 minutes.  Please be prepared to take a turn.
The link is the same for every Friday until we can get back to the Club again.
 
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 802 473 0304
 
If you have any problems, please contact Annelea Blignaut at: annelea@hornecs.com
Contact Email: bacworkshops@gmail.com
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SUNDAY NIGHT TV
 
Landscape and portraiture painting competitions: Ch. 294 Sunday nights 8-10 pm (repeated on Tuesday nights)
 
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