Saturday, August 15, 2015

Come on out and Support a Creative Cause!

Seguin Art League presents RAISE THE KLEIN FUNDRAISER on Saturday August 22, 2015 at the Aumont Hotel from 5-9 PM. The event will include live music by Clyde and a silent auction filled with local art and gifts. Tickets are $20 and are available at Chupacabra JavaCourtStreet Coffee and Gift & Gourmet

Thank you to our sponsors  Chupacabra Java, the Aumont hotel, and B&S Brewing!
For more information or questions call Robin Walker 830-876-8980.


Monday, July 27, 2015

Rotary Club Donates to Raise the Roof!



The Seguin Rotary Club has awarded the Seguin Art League with a $1500 donation to help the Raise the Roof project, further funding the restoration of the Mandell Building as the permanent residence of the Seguin Art League. Rotary President Ryan Khun is pictured above with SAL Board member Debbie Zengerle and Robin Roberts Walker, SAL President. One step closer!

SUMMER ART CAMP: Super Heroes!


August Art Camp - Super Heroes
Ages 10 and Older. Class Limit 10.

This Art Camp will teach a variety of media and techniques. Day one will teach proportion of the face and hand building using the slab technique to create a Super Hero clay mask. Day two will complete the 3-D form and teach proportion of the human body and create the action figure. Day three will be watercolor techniques and painting the action figure. Day four will be an introduction to oil pastels to add color to the clay work and creating a comic book page.

WHEN:
Monday- Thursday, August 3- 6, 2015
10:00- 12:00 noon

WHERE:
Woodman Family Center
1832 W. Kingsbury St., Seguin, TX

COST:
$40.00 for the 4 days
$15.00 for supplies

MAKE PAYMENT TO: 
Roger Betschler, 15 Arrowhead Bluff, Seguin, TX 78155

CONTACT: 
Donna Maske - Ddhm51@yahoo.com
Roger Betschler - rogersartstudio@gmail.com

Winners Announced! SUMMERFEST












The Seguin Art League announced the winners of their exhibition, SUMMERFEST now showing at the GRMC SELIG ROOM. The all-media exhibit was a juried event and was judged by the Curator for the Gallery of the Common Experience at Texas State University, Billi London-Gray. Winners include two Honorable Mention awards, Liz Romero for “Prickly Pear#3” and Mike Bednarski for “Reunion”. The 3rd place award went to Lisa McPike Smith for “Sirena”, 2nd place was awarded to Howard Crunk for “Kinsasha Boy” and the 1st place award was awarded to Denise Beard for her pastel entitled “A Hard Life”.















The 58 works will remain on exhibit through August 8 and can be viewed Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM. GRMC (Guadalupe Regional Medical Center) is located at 1215 E. Court St. and the SELIG ROOM is in the East Campus of the building next to the Wellness Center. More information is available at www.seguinartleague.com or seguinartleague.blogspot.com. For more information call 830 876-8980.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Yulefest 2015 is Around the Corner!


The 2015 Yulefest Arts and Crafts Show will be here before we know it! Applications for vendors are due in by November 1st. Below is all the information and the link for the sign-up form. It's sure to be a great event, we hope to see you there!

CLICK HERE to download the full application.

DATE: Sunday, December 6, 2015
TIME: 10am - 4pm
LOCATION: Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, 950 S Austin St., Seguin TX

This show features ONLY hand-made and hand-embellished items.
These guidelines will be strictly enforced.

BOOTH INFO:
- $70 for a 10x10 ft booth space (all indoor)
- Set-up is from 8am - 10am. Loading docks available. Parking is free.
- Booth spaces are held until 9am and then available for stand-by exhibitors
- Refunds for cancellation must be made my November 1st.
- Booth assignments will be made on or near November 15th.

RETURNING VENDORS:
For returning vendors, make sure to submit your application before Nov 1st if you would like to request the same booth location as last year - this will be first come-first served.

NEW VENDORS:
All new vendors must provide photos of their hand-made items along with their application. The Art League will notify you of your acceptance into the show.

***ALL vendors are asked to donate one item for prize drawings held throughout the day.***

CLICK HERE to download the full application. Be sure to read thoroughly!
Mail completed forms with money to Seguin Art League, P.O. Box 445, Seguin, TX 78155-0445.
Make checks payable to Seguin Art League.

For more information contact Karen Roberson at klrcpa@sbcglobal.net

Yulefest is made possible in part by the city of Seguin. Many thanks!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Call to Artists: Summerfest 2015

With summer upon us, it's time again for our annual Summerfest juried art show and we're calling artists to help make this the best one yet! The show is open to all artists age 18 and over and includes all forms of media except for jewelry (for security reasons).

CLICK HERE to download the entry form and full prospectus!

Criteria for Entries:
- All submissions must be delivered in-person.
- Two-dimensional artwork must be ready to hang by wire or hook.
- Outside dimensions cannot exceed 48” in any direction.
- Artwork must not have previously been exhibited in a Seguin Art League show.
- Insurance coverage is the artists’ responsibility. All artwork will be handled with all possible care.
- Artwork must be for sale. Seguin Art League commission policy: 25% on all artwork sold. 

Delivery of Submissions: 
Artwork, entry form, and payment must be delivered to:
Selig Room
Guadalupe Regional Medical Center
1215 E. Court Street
Saturday, June 27, between 11am – 12:30 pm

Cost:
MEMBERS = $10.00 entry fee per artwork; 
NON-MEMBERS = $15.00 entry fee per artwork

RECEPTION: 
Thursday July 2, 6:00-7:00 pm 
Selig Room, GRMC.

Awards:
1st = $400 
2nd = $200 
3rd = $100 
(Artist does not need to be present to win.)

Pickup of Submissions Post-Show:
Saturday, August 8, between 10-11 am. 
Pick up time is firm. If you are unable to retrieve the work, please make arrangements for someone else to do so for you. 

CLICK HERE to download the entry form and full prospectus! We hope to see you there!

June Art Camp!

Roger Betschler and Donna Maske will be instructing a great art camp this June - open to anyone ten years old or older. Don't miss your spot, we have only ten available!

This Art Camp will teach techniques working in both two and three-dimensional art forms. Day one will cover hand-building using the slab technique to create a cultural mask of clay. Day two will complete the 3-D form and introduce drawing skills. Day three will be a continuation of drawing skills (bird and human anatomy). Day four will be an introduction to oil pastels to add color to the clay work.

When & Where:
Monday - Thursday, June 22-25, 2015
10:00 - 12:00 noon
Location: Woodman Family Center, 1832 W. Kingsbury St, Seguin, TX

Cost:
$15.00 for supplies
$40.00 for the 4 days

CLICK HERE to download the full information and sign-up sheet.
For more information or questions contact Donna Maske or Roger Betschler