Save the Dates!

Wednesday, June 10, 7 pm: Virtual Photo Group Meeting  via Zoom

Canceled until further notice - Painters Group Meeting

Wednesdays: 9:30-Noon Open Studio via Zoom

To be determined : Board Meeting 1:00 via Zoom

June  2020 MAG Newsletter

 

ATTENTION PAINTERS

 

Open Studio Time is virtual via Zoom

Open Studio is Wednesday morning, 9:30 to 12 Noon via Zoom.

Zoom can be used for  video conferencing  and  allows MAG artists to interact with each other and share their work and ideas. It's a great way to stay in touch with each other during this trying time. If you would like to join in the fun, please email our Zoom host, Maggie Hart at:  MaggietHart1234@gmail.com

Photo Group: Photo Group will meet again on June 10th at 7:00 PM. We have had a good time at the previous meetings. It is not the same as in person but better than not. It was good to see everyone who came and the excellent photography. Anyone may attend whether or not they are a photographer, just email Margaret at mlemerson@charter.net and I will send you the link to the Zoom. If you haven't used it, it is easy, even I was able to do it easily.

Featured Artist Galleries on MAG website

We have created individual galleries on the MAG website, massasoitartguild.com, in order to give exhibiting members a bit more exposure. Each featured artist will be asked to submit 5 or 6 images of their work to be added to their gallery. The images may be the same as they are exhibiting or can be different. We will need the title, and a description or statement of 500 characters or less for each image. This will show on the image page. We can also link to your website or other online presence. Artists can also submit a statement to appear on the individual gallery "home page". Whatever other contact information you wish to have appear is up to you. Just remember it is public on the website. You may see the current ones under the "Featured Artist" button on the Home Page of our website. We think they look good and look forward to continuing to enhance our website through these difficult times. If you have any suggestions, we would like to hear them and will do our best (we are new to this!) to incorporate them.

Art is Not Cancelled. Through Art We Rise

We continue our Virtual Art Show on Facebook representing works created during this unprecedented time of wearing masks, social distancing and the surge of the Covid-19 virus. Please email photos of your work to Maggie Hart at maggiehart1234@gmail.com.

Congratulations to our member Halie Smith for completing her thesis for her MFA from Mass Art. I have included the link so you can check out her amazing work.

https://blogs.massart.edu/mfathesis2020/halie-smith-2d/

2020 Art Show: The board has decided to host an online virtual art show in October, 2020.  Details will follow during the next couple of months.

In Memoriam: Jean Murphy, an accomplished artist, passed away earlier this month. She was a longtime AAA member and a founder of the Ruth Wells Art Center. She was a member of the Massasoit Art Guild and of the Princeton Arts Society. She was active in many regional art councils, including the Worcester Plein Air Painters. Our condolences to her family and friends.

 

Featured Artists for March and April will remain featured for June:

East Brookfield Library: Don Beal and Wendy Trucheon

Cormier Jewelers : Maggie Hart and Kathy Bowen

Cornerstone Bank: Leslie Tracy

Richard Sugden Library :  Closed due Covid 19

Timberyard Brewery: Currently using the space for their beer bottle artist. Once our space is available again, we will be notified and artists will be determined.

Upcoming Events

Michael Graves will be doing an oil painting demonstration in the fall. Details to follow.

Linda Spencer will be holding a Flowers in Acrylics Workshop in September. Details to follow.

Cancelled Events

Town of East Brookfield 100th Anniversary events have been cancelled for 2020; events to be held in 2021.

Spencer Block Party has been cancelled for August, 2020. The new date is August 21, 2021.

Spencer Fair has been cancelled for Labor Day weekend, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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