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Summer Drawing Club

This is an event held approximately every 2 weeks in the Summer.  There will be an opportunity to draw a live model on stage w/ studio lights.  There is no instruction, just an evening of drawing. 

When?  The first event will be Tuesday June 13th from 6-8:30pm.  Other dates:

                                                Tuesday June  27th

                                                Tuesday July  11

                                                Tuesday July  25

                                                Tuesday August  8

Where?  Midland Art Center  921 W. Wadley.  It’s actually on a tiny road off Wadley, across from the Palate Club and behind the Young Life Center.  

Cost?  The fee will be $20 to cover the cost of the facility and the model fee.

What to bring?  There will be stand up easels at the Center and tables.  You will need to bring all your drawing supplies and paper.   

What to expect:  There will be someone in charge of timing poses and rest breaks.  The first model will be clothed.  The June 27th event will have nude figure drawing.  The other events have not be organized but may include an evening of portrait drawing.

There will also be a later notice from the Midland Arts Association about these events.

If there are specific questions, email Rick Reese: igor9115a@gmail.com

Reminder of upcoming events!

  • Printmaking Workshop, May 13, 2017 at Midland College with Dragan Sherman
  • Artwork Pick-up date for the MAA Spring Show @ Kamiposi is May 27, 2017, 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Figure Drawing Workshop, May 30, 2017 at Midland College with Michael Hubbard
  • Networking and Your Art, June 5, 2017 at The Palette Club with Sara Drescher

Dates for the 2016 Fall Juried Exhibition

Dates for 2016 the MAA Fall Juried Exhibition at Midland College:

Download 2016 Prospectus Page 1  Page 2

Dates:
October 8, 2016-Entries received 10am-2pm
October 10, 2016- Accepted/Not-accepted cards mailed
October 13, 2016- Pick up non accepted work in Allison Fine Arts Building Hallway 4-6pm
October 13, 2016- Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony 6:30-8:30pm
November 11, 2016- Exhibit closes
November 12, 2016-Pick up exhibited work 11am-1pm

Entries limited to 3 per artist. Accepted media: original ceramics, sculpture, glass, drawing, graphics, painting, fiber, photography and mixed media

For more information, please email the show Chairperson, Leslie Slaughter

This program is partially supported by the Arts Council of Midland

2016 Texas Artists Today – Art Pick up June 13

Just a reminder to pick up your artwork from the “2016 Texas Artists Today” exhibit on Monday, June 13th from 12-3pm.  The Museum of the Southwest is only open to pick up during these hours, so please don’t be late!!  If you can’t come by on Monday, please make arrangements with Jenni Opalinski by June 10th.  Email her: jopalinski(at)museumsw.org  The exhibit closes June 12

Donating to the Midland Arts Association

The Midland Arts Association is a non-profit organization which means we rely on donations and volunteers to create and facilitate the programs we sponsor.

If you would like to donated to help us keep providing these artistic opportunities for the community, please click below to donate.  Thank you.

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MAA Painting Party April 20, 2016

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MAA and Palette Club Wine and Paint Evening
Wednesday April 20 from 6:30-9 pm.
The Palate Club 907 W. Wadley (between A and 1st street)
$35
Come and complete an acrylic painting while sipping wine with your friends.  No experience is necessary and all supplies plus wine will be supplied.  The class will be limited to 20.  Please reserve your place by contacting Rick Reese at:  igor9115a@gmail.com.

2016 Spring Prospectus-notes

To those of you getting the prospectus as a mailout, one section got cut off in the “Conditions” section.  It should read:

“Original artwork only.  From idea to execution completed within the last two years without supervision.  Not previously shown
competitively in Midland.
●Do not copy published images.”

Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.  It is correct in the downloadable version you can get here: MAA Texas Artists Today 2016