Monthly Meetings


LOCATION CHANGE FOR MARCH MEETING

We will be having our March 14th meeting at the Founders Building, 705 S. Main Street in Grapevine, 76051.  We will still have our Art Chat at 5:30 so if you want to participate, go to the ART CHAT tab on our members website,  read the ground rules, then print out the forms to fill out to bring to that meeting.  Our Social time will be at 6:30 and then at 7:00 our meeting will begin.  The meeting is open and the Public is invited.  Hope to see you all there.


GAP MONTHLY MEETINGS - 2019

All meetings will be held in the REC in Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way UNLESS noted in red.  There are a few months when we are not having meetings.  

We have an Art Chat session at 5:30 for our members who want to bring a piece  or two of their works for discussion.  At 6:30, our members gather for refreshments and social time and the meetings start at 7:00 pm.  Our meetings are open to the public and you are welcome to attend.


January 10 - Gap is having a reception at the Keller Town Hall from 7:00 - 9:00 pm where 23 of our fine artists are exhibiting.  The Exhibit runs from  January 7 through February  20, 2019.  Please join us.

February 14 - Our program will be given by one of GAP's members, Amy Tigner.  The title of the presentation is "Painting with Alcohol Ink" and she will primarily be doing a demonstration painting a landscape and talking about the techniques of using alcohol ink as a paint medium.

March 14 - Our program will be given by one of GAP's members, Ed Peet and he will be discussing and demonstrating     the fine art of painting coins and medallions.

April 11 - Our program will be given by Eric Horn

Eric will be speaking about the elements of design as they relate to the visual arts as well as the contemporary art critique. Specifically he will be talking about the historical and physiological nature of the design elements and how they are interpreted by a viewer.

Below is a portion of his resume

1996-2001

Art Specialist, SHOEMAKER HIGH SCHOOL / Killeen Independent School District

9-12th Grade Art Instructor, Advanced Placement Studio Advisor and Instructor

2001-PRESENT

ART SPECIALIST, CARROLL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL / CARROLL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

10-12th Grade Art Instructor, Advanced Placement Studio Advisor and Instructor, High School Art Department Head, Lecturer.

  • Twenty-three Years of High School Teaching Experience
  • Twenty-five Years of Maintaining a Successful Studio Practice
  • Fully Media and Technology Trained  
  • Advanced Placement Art History and Studio Trained
  • Seasoned Lecturer

May 9 - Our program will be on Self Critique and will be presented by Marie Maine.

June 13- Our program will be given by GAP member Cheryl Johnson.  She will be doing a demonstration on some of her favorite techniques and share some of her less favorite faux pas.  She will also be doing a brief PPT presentation, "How to make silver clay and dichroic glass play together".

July - No Meeting

August -  Break Out Sessions- More information to come.

September - No Meeting  Some of our members will be participating in Grapefest, Sept. 12-15.

October - Our program will be presented by one of GAP's members Beverly Richmond and she will be demonstrating working with oils.

November - Our program will be presented by Naomi Fron.  She will be demonstrating Glass Fusing in a microwave          kiln and Sculptured Wire Wrapping

December - No Meeting