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 •  January–May:  $40

 Join now

MEMBERS' DAYS + WORKSHOPS

 

Members’ Day Schedule 2019:

All Members Day Meetings are held in the Varley Gallery Deacon Room from 10am-noon. 

 

Saturday
 
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 (Venue TBA)

 

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Workshop Schedule 2019:

NOTE: Most workshops begin at 10am-3pm unless specified. More detailed info. 
regarding fees, description and materials list can be found under '2019 Workshops''
 
Saturday
 
FEBRUARY 16    Art Alchemists with Kal Honey
 
MARCH 23          Colour Theory for the Figure Painter with Brian Smith
 

APRIL 27             Studio Tour: Visit the home studio of renowned artist Lila Lewis Irving
                            for an intimate talk and viewing of her vast collection.
                            (Transportation, light lunch + refreshments provided). More details to come.

 

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2019 Workshops

 

Date

Workshop

Fee:  

Member/ Non-Member

 

 

 

To be rescheduled

Adding Dimension to Your Painting:                    

Creating Texture and Impasto in acrylics            

Members:  $60

Non-members: $70

 

 

February 16                

Art Alchemists wit Kal Honey                             

Members:$60

Non-members:$70

March 23

Colour Theory fo the Figure with Brian Smith    

Members:$85

Non-members:$95

April 27

Studio Visit: Lila Lewis Irving (details to come)    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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