Members Only

March, 2015

Information and Dates for Members


P.O. Box 151
 Onancock, Virginia  23417

“ESAL promotes the visual arts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia”

501c3 Non-Profit

Paint Ins/Outs
Friday, March 31
at Island House Restaurant, Wachapreague


Susan McGuire -president

Vacant - vice president

Mary Clements - treasurerer
Gail Reichard - secretary

Education Committee Chair -  vacant

Events -vacant, (paint-outs covered by committee mbrs)

Exhibits - Jeanette Darnell and Carole Campbell
Membership - Dottie Troxler and Marge Bradach

Programs - Lynne Connor
Communications - vacant

Thank You, United Way, for Your Support

The Eastern Shore Art League Gallery Co-Op has been accepted as a site affiliate on the Eastern Shore Artisan’s Trail.  This entitles the gallery to a web page and inclusion in the  events calendar on the Artisans Center of Virginia’s state web site.  The Gallery will also be on a site map and brochure advertising the trail.   

The Gallery has several openings for ESAL members who satisfy the gallery membership requirements.  One of which is to staff the gallery once per month and host a Second Friday event.  If you are interested, please contact Marge Bradach (757-665-4507) or speak to any current member.

Two of our members will hold classes at The Red Queen Gallery in Onancock. Gerald Stephan will teach two eight-weeks classes. Drawing Essentials begins Monday, March 9. And Beginning Realistic Painting begins Tuesday, March 10. Both are held from 6:30-8:30pm. On April 24, Anne Holland will hold a workshop from 10am to 4pm on Abstract Painting. For details, contact the Gallery at 757-787-4040 or email

Call for entries:  The 2015 Baltimore Watercolor Society’s Mid-Atlantic Exhibition at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD.  Open to all watermedia artists in the Mid-Atlantic states and DC.  Juror:Mark Mehaffey, AWS df, NWS.  Entry online or by CD.  First place $1200.  Deadline March 21, 2015.  For a prospectus and more information:

OCEAN CITY, MD — March 7, 2015 — The Art League of Ocean City invites artists to participate in their annual plein air event, “Artists Paint OC,” on August 6-9, 2015 during the heart of the resort town’s tourist season. Artists interested in participating may view the full prospectus and register online or by contacting the Art League of Ocean City at 410-524-9433 or

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Call to Artists - It's that time of the year again. Summer will be here before we know it and so will be our Local Color Art Show & Sale.  Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19, The Tidewater Inn, Easton, MD  After downloading and reviewing the prospectus, please let me know if you have questions. - Doris Glovier     

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Website, Content, Images - Property, Eastern Shore Art League and it’s members                                     Design by E.F. Clements

Don’t forget your dues are payable NOW for 2015, if you haven’t already paid them.  All info you need is on the website,  You can mail them to Dottie Troxler.

LOGO Contest !

Wednesday, April 1 is the deadline for entering the Art League logo contest.  See the informational flyer posted on the website for the details and prize money information.

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Update - April 1 is the deadline for entering

March, 2015




Eastern Shore Art League Members & Friends

Come Paint on Chincoteague Island, VA

Friday & Saturday, May 8 & 9, 2015

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The ESAL Spring Show At the ESAL Gallery March 12 - 28, 2015 Thursdays - Saturdays 10a - 3p

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The current Membership list is now available for download on the Members Only page.

Here's a gift idea that lasts all year. Purchase a membership in ESAL for somebody special who enjoys the visual arts. Simply fill out the application in the brochure with their name, phone number, email address, etc. and and mark it GIFT. The new member will receive a welcoming email and info about upcoming events and all the benefits of belonging to the Art League.

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2014 - 15 - NEW Member Application and Brochure
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Membership Rates, 2015

Basic $35; Dual. $50;

Sponsor $45 Patron $75.