Lynne Boyer 4 day Plein-air Artist Workshop
Date: May 15th – 18th, 2017
Price: $295.00 … WAG members get 15% discount!
This four day workshop allows students to learn the basics of plein air painting at some of Oahu’s most picturesque beaches. Whether you are a budding artist still learning the basics, or a more advanced painter, this is a unique opportunity to enhance your skills. Benefit from one on one attention and explore Oahu’s natural beauty. This workshop is limited to 8 students allowing for plenty of individual attention.
Please go to Lynne’s website for the Application. You can find contact info for Lynne on her site as well if you have any questions, she invites you to call or email.
The supply list will be sent out upon registration.
The awards given by WAG were covered in the Midweek paper. Here is the link to the newspaper article again for those who want to see all the photos and read more:
Please view page 4 to begin reading the article. It looks like the screenshot below…
WAG board members Don Johnson, Suzanne Barnes, MaryAnne Long, Roger Tinius, and Wendy Roberts spent a couple of hours selecting awards, which was certainly a tough task – there were many talented artists in the display. The representatives from the board chose 12 young artists to award $50 each in order to encourage their development as artists.
Don Johnson gave out a special award to an incredible fashion piece in his wife’s honor, and he and MaryAnne Long matched WAG funds to assure we could grant more awards for encouraging our next generation of artists. Thank you Don and MaryAnne for the generosity extended to our next generation of artists!
Watch the newspaper for an upcoming article about our awards for the recent student show at Hawaii State Art Museum. WAG board members Don Johnson, Suzanne Barnes, MaryAnne Long, Roger Tinius, and Wendy Roberts spent a couple of hours selecting awards, which was certainly a tough task – there were many talented artists in the display. The representatives from the board chose 12 young artists to award $50 each in order to encourage their development as artists. The show was wonderful and had many different media types. Our award choices included paintings, graphite drawings, ink drawings, multimedia, a ceramics piece, a watercolor, an etching, a photograph, and a video produced by 5 students that made everyone a little teary-eyed. It was all pretty amazing! Photos may be able to be posted later, but may spoil the surprise if posted online right now.
Don Johnson is slated to give out a special award to an incredible fashion piece in his wife’s honor, and he and MaryAnne Long matched WAG funds to assure we could grant more awards for encouraging our next generation of artists. Thank you Don and MaryAnne for the generosity extended to our next generation of artists!
January is a busy month for workshops. Here are the workshops in chronological order:
JEAN SANDROCK COLLAGE WORKSHOP
WAG presents: Painting in Paper Collage Workshop by Jean Sandrock, Mixed Media Collage Artist www.jeansandrock.com
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 8:30am – 3:30 pm.
Private Residence in Kailua – exact address sent to participants
$40 per WAG participant; $55 for non-WAG members
Max 20 participants
* UPDATE 1/5/2017 * Most seats are filled but there are a couple of spots left. Please contact us at windwardartistsguild at gmail.com to let us know you are attending, and send a check for $40 (or $55 for non-WAG members – you can join for $30 and immediately get the WAG member discount if you prefer. Membership is available here: http://windwardartistsguild.org/joinrenew/)
88 Pinana Street
Kailua HI 96734
More details and the exact address of the workshop will be given with an email letting you know how to prepare for the workshop. Materials are included in your fee and most if not all will be provided by the teacher.
You will cover the following topics
- sources of inspiration
- methods and techniques
- materials and supplies
- designing in collage
- tearing vs. cutting
- how to get the most out of your papers
- demonstration/how to
- embellishments and additions
- finishing methods
LYNNE BOYER PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP
Lynne Boyer’s Plein Aire Workshop
Accomplished plein aire artist Lynne Boyer will be leading her 4-day Plein Aire Workshop on January 23 – 26th 2017. There are only 8 slots, so if you are interested, sooner is better. More information can be found on her site: http://lynneboyer.com/
DAWN YOSHIMURA COLOR BRIDGES WORKSHOP
The board of directors for the Windward Artists Guild will be showing their latest work at Gallery on the Pali.
The participating artists are Suzanne Barnes, Marshall Heaney, Don Johnson, Cindy Mochel-Livermore, MaryAnne Long, Cynthia Schubert, Wendy Roberts, Marti Wiese Rounds, and Roger Tinius
The Show will be on display from December 4, 2016 to January 6, 2017 with a reception on Friday, December 9, from 6 – 8 p.m.
Gallery on the Pali is located on the corner of Niolopa Place and Pali Highway in Honolulu. The Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to 6 pm, weekends from 2 pm-6 pm. There is no admission charge and parking is convenient and free.
We hope to see you there!
Windward Artists Guild is holding its 57th annual Member’s show at the Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery October 2 – 28, 2016. Please join us at our reception Saturday, October 8 from 5:00 – 7pm.
Below is a preview/overview of the show. The works are beautiful especially in person, and each piece is carefully placed in order to harmonize with the art next to it. Cynthia Schubert (who organized the exhibit and directed the placement of art on the wall), MaryAnne Long (who assisted the entire day), and the members who helped hang the art did a wonderful job. Thank you to all our excellent volunteers and to the members who are displaying their talents. WAG hopes our visitors enjoy the show!
All Windward Artists Guild Members are invited to participate in the upcoming 57th Annual Member Show during the month of October at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery at the end of Luluku Road in Kaneohe. Please download the prospectus below:
On Monday, June 20, 2016, all entries must be submitted. Please visit the WAG Summer Show Entry page for all information >>
Aloha WAG Members! As part of the Coral Reef Symposium, WAG will have an art booth with no commission (hence, the literally priceless opportunity) where you may sell art to the conference-audience (which will be marine biologists and other ocean specialists). We are having a booth either June 22, 24 or possibly both.
CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION:
- You must have current WAG membership which you can renew or join up here:http://windwardartistsguild.org/joinrenew/ (if you’re unsure, please message me and I will check for you)
2. All art offered MUST be ocean or beach-related subject matter.
3. All art must be able to be packed in a suitcase or able to be taken to the post office or UPS to be mailed to the customer’s address within 48 hours of sale. Prices for shipping need to be able to be estimated on the spot.
4. There is no commission. This is a WAG member perk.
More details will be forthcoming, but you need to email windwardartistsguild (at) gmail.com if you are interested ASAP.
Wendy Roberts spearheading this event. (image utilized is from Wikimedia Commons)
We are pleased to announce the next WAG exhibit:
Hawaii State Public Library 478 S King Street, Honolulu
Reading Room Exhibit
Submissions are due June 20, 2016 by 6 pm via email.
Open to the Public July 1, 2016 – July 29, 2016,
during library hours.
Artist’s Reception July 7, 2016, 4-6 pm
Awards: Best in Show, First Place, Second Place, Third Place, Three (3) Honorable Mentions.
Juror: Richard Duggan http://glassartshawaii.org/staff/richard-duggan/
You can find all details regarding entering the show here: