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August, 2014
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P.O. Box 151
 Onancock, Virginia  23417

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

501c3 Non-Profit

**Membership Rates, 2014**

Basic $35; Dual. $50; Sponsor $45 Patron $75.

2014 Membership Renewal Application - Click

Paint Ins/Outs

August 20th - Maplewood Gardens
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OFFICERS for 2014

Susan McGuire -president

Jeanette Darnell - vice president

Mary Clements - treasurer
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
Communications - vacant

Call to Artists! Pocomoke Plein Air 2014, September 5th and 6th - For questions contact or at 410-957-1919 or Doris Glover at or call 410-957-2398  Registration form  - Pocomoke Plein Air Registration Form. Information about Pocomoketoberfest can also be found at

- Artist Opportunity - - September 12-13, 2014 - Festival of the Arts at Ker Place, Rain or shine

For a PDF of the artist application - CLICK Here

- Carole Böggemann Peirson will be teaching oil painting at ESO WEEKLY CLASSES -

Session 1: Monday, September 22 – October 27. (6 weeks)

 Session 2: Monday, November 3 – December 8. (6 weeks)

 3 Time slots: 10 am - 12 noon or from 1 pm - 3 pm or 6 pm - 8 pm., Cost per one 6-week session: $180 per person (materials not included). Group size: Maximum 6 students per class. Registration is final upon receipt of payment and a list of suggested materials will be provided.  Location: ESO,  15293 King Street in Belle Haven on the Eastern Shore of Virginia  Phone: (757)442-3226 (Mon-Thurs) or

- Show your art for a $10 donation at the 4th annual Barbara Custis Fall Festival held at the Randy Custis Memorial Ballpark in Nassawadox on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Mail your payment to Randy Custis Memorial Fund, PO Box 237, Nassawadox, VA by September 1. Questions? Contact Spen Custis at or call him at 757-710-0728.

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ESAL Summer Challenge

To enter, email a jpeg of your Artwork with Title of your work(s)and Artist to That's it!

Fall Member Show, 2014

The Stage Door Gallery in Cape Charles, has invited the Eastern Shore Art League members to display their work for sale from Saturday, November, 15 through Sunday, November 30, 2014 with an opening reception slated for Saturday, November 15.    This show will be judged and the reception will be for members only from 5-6 p.m. when prizes will be awarded, with the opening reception for the public to follow from 6-8 p.m. Delivery of artwork is Friday, November 14 from 10am to noon. Pick up is Monday, December 1, 2014. Registration form is the last page of the prospectus. Registration deadline is November 1.

For Prospectus - Click Here

2014 - 15 - NEW Member Application and Brochure
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Gail’s August Updates - Just 3 items for you, as we enjoy the last month of summer:

1.  Paint-out tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Maplewood Gardens.  All info and directions on the website, Should be a pretty day!

2.  Next ESAL members meeting on Wednesday, September 17.  We’ll be featuring an art critic who will analyze a few of our members paintings and show what he looks for when critiquing a painting.

3.  For those of you planning to display at the Hermitage Gallery in Onancock, the quarterly change-over will be next Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 9 to noon.

Click here for the instructions from Donna Stufft, our coordinator.