Details about March 25, 2017 Plein Air Event

Here are the suggested supplies you should bring with you for the March 25, 2017 Plein Air event at the I-20 Wildlife Preserve (more details on the MAA Events Calendar):

  • Personal Items
    • Large Hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Old clothes or apron
    • Water bottle
    • Snack
    • Bag or pack to carry your items (it won’t be far)
  • Painting Items
    • Portable easel (Rick has some extra if you need one)
    • Tripod should your easel need one
    • Stool for sitting
    • Paints (you could save time and weight by loading your palate before arriving)
    • Solvent
    • Brushes (a fan brush is very useful and a painting knife)
    • Canvas boards
    • Paper towels
    • A small bungee cord is helpful to hang the paper towels from the easel
    • Plastic bag for the spent paper towels
    • Paint scraper

Event – Wine and Paint with Mary Lambeth

Led by Mary Lambeth
February 8, 2017
6:00p-9:00p at the Pallette Club
To reserve your place, email Mary at

The cost is $35 for non-members, but is FREE for MAA Members.
Wine & paint supplies provided.

See complete details on the MAA Facebook page.

Photos from Event:

39th Fall Juried Exhibition Results

   Best In Show
   Catherine Allen   “Building III”   oil
   First Place
   Photography    Randy Hall    “Plein Air Artist”
   Acrylic    Sara Drescher    “Resonance of Thought
   Oil    Rick Reese    “Eudora
   Drawing    Sandra Vega    “Self Portrait”
   Three Dimensional    Brandy Dawson    “Chatting With Famous Let’s Players”
   Mixed Media    Olga Nedorub    “Flying into Midland
   Printmaking    Patrick Sum    “Saint Sebastian”
   Watercolor    Janet Haney    “Old Fence Line”


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

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)  The exhibit closes June 12