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November, 2014

Information and Dates for Members

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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.

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October 8, Jeanette Darnell’s house, Onancock
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OFFICERS for 2014

Susan McGuire -president

Jeanette Darnell - 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
Communications - vacant

Members, have you heard of the Artisan Trail in Virginia and the trail here on the Eastern Shore?  Marge Bradach and the ESAL board are pursuing the application process for the Art League to participate.  Stay informed about this effort and visit the Artisan Center of Virginia’s website.  Some of our members are already “On the Trail”.  CLICK HERE for more information.

October 10, 5-8p at Eastern Shore Art League Gallery in Onancock - Show - The Four Seasons, If the summer  just flew by and fall promises to do  the same,  then the new show at the ESAL Gallery in Onancock will please you.  This month's theme will focus on "The  Four Seasons".  Will daffodils and autumn  leaves will make good company?  Plan to see what the artists offer,  and let us know what you think. The opening reception is Friday, October 10 from 5 to 8 PM, and is part of second Friday Celebrations in Onancock.  The ESAL Gallery is located at 59 Market Street.  Regular hours are 10 AM to 4PM from Wednesday through Friday, and 10 AM to 3 PM on Saturdays.  The show will continue through mid November.  Light refreshments will be served.  

- 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

- Eastern Shore Art league members Carole Böggemann Peirson (oil), Anne Holland (drawing) and Diana Davis (watercolor) are teaching this term at ESO in Belle haven. This is the link to adult classes.

A Weekend in Paradise – Painting with Mike Frances, Hosted by - Current Reflections-Fine Arts Gallery, 8 Main St, Wachapreague, VA, Oct 18 – 19, 10:30 – 6p.

Eastern Shore of Virginia in a “Little City by the Sea” known as Wachapreague. Artist of all media are invited to join in for a session demo, critiques, and discussion of material and techniques. Student supply all materials including easels. Wachapreague, VA offers a variety of locations to paint around the town’s waterfront Docks, Marinas, Marsh, and Victorian homes some ageing faster than others.  $175 October 18-19, 2014 Saturday-Sunday , ($125 Single Day) 10:30 - 6:00 PM

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Homer and Sargent Watercolors Workshop, Saturday & Sunday, November 1-2, 9a-4p, Location: The Rehoboth Art League, Room: Chambers Studio, Level – Intermediate – Advanced, Tuition - $140.00  For registration and additional info – CLICK Here

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Our Fall Challenge is about architecture - Houses, barns, shops, gates, fences, industrial, or commercial buildings, etc.

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.

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Wed, Oct. 15 Members Meeting – demonstration by Lisa Harlow

Sat, Nov. 1  Deadline for entering the ESAL Member Show

Tues, Nov.  4 ESAL Board meeting

Fri, Nov. 14  New show begins at ESAL Gallery – “Black and White”

Fri, Nov. 14 Deliver artworks for Member Show to Stage Door Gallery, Cape Charles

Sat, Nov. 15 Judging, awards, and opening reception for Member Show

Tues, Nov. 18 Paint-out at Carla Lauer, Pungoteague

Wed, Nov. 19 Members Meeting – demo by Anne Holland

Mon, Dec. 1 Pick-up of artworks from Stage Door Gallery

Tues, Dec. 2 ESAL Board meeting, if needed

Wed, Dec. 3 Changeover of works at the Hermitage Gallery in Onancock

Wed, Dec. 10 Holiday Lunch and Party at Eastern Shore Country Club

Fri, Dec. 12  New show at the ESAL Gallery begins


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