Apr
15
6:30 PM18:30

MAA April 2019 Meeting

A Golden Paints representative presented a lesson on “Color Theory” at the April 15 meeting and distributed samples to many attendees.

FOLLOW-UP:
The MAA is proud to announce our Artists of the Month for April, as selected by the membership:


April 2019 MAA Artist of the Month, First Place is Rick Sales, Watercolor, “Ready for Takeoff”. Displayed at Pinnacle Bank on Broad St

April 2019 MAA Artist of the Month, First Place is Rick Sales, Watercolor, “Ready for Takeoff”. Displayed at Pinnacle Bank on Broad St

First Runner Up, Second Place, Natascha Thorpe, Acrylic Collage, “The Sweet Sweat of Time”. Displayed at Plains Bank on Broad St.

First Runner Up, Second Place, Natascha Thorpe, Acrylic Collage, “The Sweet Sweat of Time”. Displayed at Plains Bank on Broad St.

First Runner Up, Third Place,  Bill Quick,  Digital Art, “Condo at Sunset”. Displayed at Hilltop Bicycle Center on Main St in Downtown Mansfield.

First Runner Up, Third Place, Bill Quick, Digital Art, “Condo at Sunset”. Displayed at Hilltop Bicycle Center on Main St in Downtown Mansfield.





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Mar
18
6:30 PM18:30

MAA March 2019 Meeting

March 18 MAA Meeting

FOLLOW UP:
We had big fun at our March meeting! Jim Gensheer, local artist and studio owner, dazzled us with his insights into water color techniques, the Mansfield Commission for the Arts filled us in on art opportunities under their sponsorship, and we learned about the MAA Gallery Night in July at the MISD Center for the Performing Arts.

We had four artists selected by the membership to receive recognition as Artists of the Month:

Jim Gensheer, Artist of the Month,
"Watercolor Christmas Card”, on display at Hearth Cafe in Tom Thumb shopping center

Gerard Bahon, 1st Runner Up, oil,
“Joy of Sailing”, on display at Pinnacle Bank

James Coffelt, 2nd Runner Up, pencil, ink and watercolor,
“Sherlock Hound”, displayed at Hilltop Bicycle Center 

Linda Roman, 2nd Runner Up (tie), oil,
“Mountain and Lake”, displayed at Paisley Grace

More info on our meeting:
Local artist and studio owner, Jim Gensheer, demonstrated water color techniques at the March 18th meeting of the Mansfield Art Association.  A highly regarded and award-winning artist, Jim shared his techniques for creating beautiful works. His presentation included not just tips and techniques for water color painters, but lessons in composition, chroma for all visual artists.

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MAA February 2019 Meeting
Feb
18
6:30 PM18:30

MAA February 2019 Meeting

FOLLOW UP: Our second monthly meeting saw our largest attendance ever for an event. Our speaker, Sandra Grimland, dazzled us with the scope and variety of her various art series. The Upstairs Gallery in Arlington is featuring her work now.

Our attending membership voted these MAA artists as Artists of the Month for February 2019:
Artist of the Month: Bill Quick (on display at Hilltop Bicycle Center)
First Runner-Up: Rick Sales, Rick Sales Art, (on display at Hearth Cafe)
Second Runner-Up: tie!
James Coffelt (on display at Hilltop Bicycle Center)
Mary Norris (on display at Paisley Grace)

These artists will have their winning pieces on public display for the next month.

Congratulations, artists!

Congratulations, artists!

We had a great turnout for our February meeting!

We had a great turnout for our February meeting!

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Sandra Grimland

Our guest speaker for February 2019.

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Granny Smith

by Sandra Grimland

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Jan
21
7:15 PM19:15

JAMES SPURLOCK - DEMONSTRATION + First MAA Monthly Meeting

FOLLOW-UP: We had a wonderful time at this meeting! Turnout was great, and we gained more new members! James Spurlock IMPRESSED us with his skills and his very practical tips, especially his mad skills in color mixing. See our blog, here on this website, for information for the outcomes of our first ever Artist of the Month contest.

To keep up with James, go to his webpage at Jamesrspurlock.com .
Trivia fact: James Spurlock paints the Official Portraits of our Texas state Governors!

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Dec
17
6:30 PM18:30

MAA December Mixer

FOLLOW UP: We had big fun at our first annual December Social Mixer! There were new artists to meet, stories to share, and we had a fun time in our impromptu, very informal, art jury. Thanks again, Jim Gensheer, for the use of your wonderful studio!

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