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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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Paint Ins/Outs

Tues, Nov. 18, Susan McGuire’s house in 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

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

 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.

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

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!


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Tues, Nov. 18 Paint-out at Susan McGuire’s in Onancock (Note change in location)

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

NOTE THAT WE WILL BE TRYING OUT A NEW LOCATION:  The Fairgrounds Restaurant on Fairgrounds Road in Onancock has a wonderful private room which we think will work very well for our meetings.

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


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.

2014 ESAL Holiday Luncheon & Re-gift Exchange

Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Time: 11:00 A. M. until the lunch & fun are over

 Cash Bar will open at 11.  Lunch will be served at noon, with re-gifting to follow

Place: Eastern Shore Yacht & Country Club – Near Harbor Room

 14421 Country Club Rd.

 Melfa, VA 23410

HO! HO! HO!  We hope you’ve been HOlding Wednesday, December 10, to celebrate a great 2014 for ESAL.  Join us for a lovely luncheon and re-gift exchange at the Eastern Shore Yacht & Country Club.  Make it a point to speak with and get to know members you haven’t yet met.  You’ll find that we are an interesting, active, and talented group!  Members are invited to bring their spouses and guests
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You are all winners of the 14th annual ESAL member show.

As there were fewer entrants this year, we had only four categories.  The first category called Gold included mixed media, acrylic and pastel.

1st place Lois Fawcett "The Shore" a pastel
2nd place Marshall Ryon "Bay Jells" mixed media
3rd place. Helen Bongiovanni "Source of Strength" mixed media

1st place. April Flory, "Tree" a screen printed scarf
2nd place Linda Ennis "Angels of the Sea" stained glass
3rd place. April Flory "Nesting Bowls" ceramic

1st place Susan McGuire "High Desert"
2nd place. Diana Davis "Memories"
3rd place. P. Bose Schur "Blue Streak"

1st place Lois Fawcett "On Seaside Road"
2nd place. Jeanette Darnell "Kaleidoscope"
3rd place. Doug Small "Morning Drink"

Best of Show Fred Leutner  "Valley in Tuscany"