Meeting Announcement: Thursday, Nov. 11th – 10am to noon with Demo by Gayle Hurley

IMG_8494Thursday at the Emmet O’Neal Library we will have a general meeting and demo by Gayle Hurley.

Gayle Hurley is a southern artist who has worked in a painterly, representational style for the past 30 years. She has been an active and integral member of MBAA since 2002, and she has participated in gallery events and shows all over the region, both in solo and group exhibitions. While portrait painting has been her primary focus, she is currently engaged in a season of exploring a looser, more abstract style and simpler figurative work. This past summer Gayle attended several workshops to explore other styles and mediums, and we are fortunate to learn a bit of what she learned in her demonstration and discussion entitled: Using Watercolor to Depict the Shiny and Luminous Subject with Drama.

Over the years, Gayle has taught watercolor portraiture, plein air painting in oil, and has conducted several workshops for children, teens, and adults. A woman of many talents, she is a wife, mother, grandmother, and beekeeper! For more information on Gayle and to see the span of her work, please visit her sites: and on Instagram @hurleyshopcreative

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Summer Demo Series: Don’t Miss Alisa Koch’s Demo on Facebook

Did you miss out on Alisa Koch’s wonderful demo video for us on Facebook?  It’s not too late…. you can watch it by clicking this link:

Summer Demo Series with Alisa Koch

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Exciting News: Summer Online Demo Series – First Demo by Tom Findlay

Since we have been unable to meet in person these past few months, we are offering our  members an online series of video demos for the summer. Head over to our Facebook page to view the brand new videos for our Summer Demo Series… this month’s demo was done by Tom Findlay. @thomasandrewart

Tom is a fabulous artist as well as having a wonderful business sense. He knows art marketing like few in our area. Take advantage of the opportunity to view these videos before August 3rd.

Summer Demo Series: Tom Findlay Shares about Art and Art Marketing

Part 1:  Tom Findlay Summer Demo – Part 1

Part 2:  Tom Findlay Summer Demo – Part 2

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