Markham Group of Artists

WELCOME!

 

The Markham Group of Artists was founded in 1981 to facilitate and promote visual arts
in the Markham area. This vibrant group includes artists from beginners to professionals working
in a variety of media and styles. Make new friends and find community among like-minded people
who inspire one another in both solo and collaborative projects!

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS:

 

     •   monthly Members’ Day meetings with educational presentations and demonstrations by art professionals

       reduced fees for workshops with top-notch artists

       critiques by recognized artists 

       entrance to juried and non-juried shows

       a presence on our website + link to your artist website

       10% discount at Curry’s and DeSerres Art Supplies

 

 

We welcome all levels of experience!

 

SEASON MEMBERSHIP (September–May):  $80 

November–May:  $60  •  January–May:  $40

 

Join now

 

 

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING + HOLIDAY LUNCHEON


Counting the days… 
 
Markham Group of Artists’
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
+ HOLIDAY LUNCHEON
 
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018
Upper Village One, 7th Floor Party Room
9500 Markham Road, Markham
 
MEETING: 11 am  •  LUNCHEON: Noon
CATERED LUNCH: $18.00/person (includes coffee/tea)
 
 
Members, old and new, be ready to mingle, jingle 
and and have some fun! This year, all will go home 
with something special, personally-made or 
recycled ($20 or less value). Creatively wrap your 
item and bring in for a gift exchange.
 
—Great door prizes also available —
 
A R E   Y O U   R E A D Y ?
 

                                                                                 registration and payment           

MEMBERS' DAYS + WORKSHOPS

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Members’ Day Schedule 2018/2019:

Saturday
 
DECEMBER 1     Annual General Meeting + Luncheon
 
JANUARY 5         Members Critique with artist + art educator Kim Lee Kho
 
FEBRUARY 2      Kal Honey gives an interactive talk, "Composition Pointers with
                             some simple sketchbook exercises the group can do in their laps
 
MARCH 2            Collaborative Painting with Joan Holben
 
APRIL 6               Leah Denbok - this young photographer talks about her series
                            "Portraits of Homelessness" which documents life on Canada's streets
 
MAY 4                  MGA Luncheon 

 

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Workshop Schedule 2019:

Saturday
NOTE: Most workshops begin at 10am-3pm unless specified. More detailed info. 
regarding fees, description and materials list to come.
 
JANUARY 19       Texture and Impasto in Acrylics with Kim Lee Kho
 
FEBRUARY 16    Art Alchemists with Kal Honey
 
MARCH 23          Colour Theory for the Figure Painter with Brian Smith
 

APRIL 20             Rusted Steel Painting with Linda McIntosh

 

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2018-2019 Workshops

 

Date

Workshop

Fee:  

Member/ Non-Member

 

 

 

Nov.24

10am -3pm

 

ACRYLIC BOOT CAMP (CANCELLED)

 

Members $85

Non-members. $95

 

 

 

 

 

Ontario Trillium Foundation

        The Markham Group of Artists recognizes the support of The Ontario Trillium Foundation and
        is very
honoured to have been awarded a grant which will assist us with many initiatives.

 

 

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