Demo by Amy Collins at Meeting on February 9th at 10 am

For our next meeting, accomplished impressionistic oil painter, Amy Collins will talk about edges – why it’s important to think about them in your own paintings, and how to use various tools such as rollers, scrapers, or squeegees to achieve variety and interest in these transition areas. Amy has received prestigious awards for her oil paintings. She is also extensively trained in medical illustration and will share samples of her beautiful work with us. 
Come and join our group at the Chamber room in the Mountain Brook City Hall. Meeting is open to non members who are interested in learning more and being part of the local art community. Doors open at 9 am, meeting begins at 10 am and ends at 12 pm.

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Demo by Carol Carmichael at Meeting on January 19th at 10 am

We’re so excited to start this year’s programs with demos by several of our own wonderful MBAA artists. Be sure to join us next week, Thursday, Jan. 19, 10am in the Council Chamber of City Hall when one of our past presidents, Carol Carmichael will present a demo in oils on painting white animals. Painting any subject white in any medium can be a challenge, but Carol will show us how she uses color to make interesting “grays” in her loose impressionistic style.

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This meeting is open to our members and non members. Are you interested in learning about what we do? Come to the meeting and find out more. Come and meet a welcoming group of local artists and see how you can be part of the local art community in Mountain Brook, Alabama and the Birmingham area. Already know want to join? Visit the link below to find out how.

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November Meeting with Water Color demo by Ron Lewis

Watch the video from our November meeting. Our 2022 President Dee Falls led the meeting, giving thanks and acknowledgement to all the hard working members of the 2022 Executive Board. This has been a great year of rebuilding our organization! Our Board Nominees for 2023 were announced.

We announced that our Annual Art in the Village Spring Show 2023 will be Saturday May 6th at the Mountain Brook City Hall. Our Show Chair will be Nicki Cochran, who filled us in about the show committee that she is working with. Janet Sanders, Laura Howland, Marcia Hodges, and Tom Dameron have agreed to be part of leadership of the committee this year.

The main feature of the program was an amazing demo by one of our long time members, Ron Lewis. Enjoy this amazing demo on the YouTube video above. Please remember to like, comment, and subscribe to our channel!

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