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Upcoming Events for May 2017

Dues Reminder: Annual Dues are due May 1st for Associate Members and June 1st for Signature Members.
$40 and may be paid at May's meeting or mailed to:
NVWS, P.O. Box 27224, Las Vegas NV 89126
**Note: New members who joined and paid dues after Jan 1st, 2017 are already paid up for 2017-18.


May 10th - Monthly meeting at 7pm - Potluck and Elections, Business meeting
Also Featuring Artist of the Month Vina Curtis

Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102
In addition to our annual election of officers and a delicious pot luck feast: For those that want to participate, join an Artists Trading Card Exchange. Bring as many ATCs as you can and trade. ATCs measure 2.5" x 3.5" and are painted, stamped, collaged, etc. So much fun to collect!

Upcoming Events for June, July, August 2017

Summer Break - NO meetings in June, July or August

Summer Painting Challenge
Our Summer painting challenge subject this year will be "Sweet Treats"
Bring your completed and matted paintings to our September meeting
for a great mini-show. Be sure to include your name!

June 5th - End of Signature Show pick-up is scheduled for Monday, June 5 from 10:00 to 11:30a.m. from the Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush Street, Las Vegas.
Remember, pick-up will be from this NEW location.

June 8th - End of Spring Show pick-up is scheduled for Thursday, June 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 12noon from the Green Valley Library
2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson.

June 23 and 24th - Betsy Dillard-Stroud Workshop
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Back by popular demand, artist and author, Betsy Dillard-Stroud will share some of her recent acrylic techniques and water media experiences in this two-day workshop. We will concentrate on enriching our color sense, playing with surfaces, and experimenting with texture all while painting both in a representational and abstracted fashion. We will work with themes, pouring,transparency and opacity, and create work that holds personal meaning. Look for Betsy's article in The Artist Magazine March 2017 edition!
DATE: Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, 2017
TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
PLACE: 2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV
*COST: Member Early - Bird Rate: $210 (if paid in full by March 31, 2017)
After March 31: $235 for members
Non-member rate: $260
Still thinking? - $50 deposit will hold your spot.
(Full payment due by April 24, 2017)

Betsy Dillard Stroud Flyer.pdf

Betsy Dillard Stroud Supply.pdf

To reserve your spot, send your check, payable to NVWS, and contact information (phone number and email address) to:
Linda Smith
4180 Swept Plains Street
Las Vegas, NV 89129
email: lsmith.lv@outlook.com or call: 509-499-1156
*Full payment is due April 24, 2017 in order to give Betsy ample notification if we have to cancel. It's a great opportunity to have her come to LV! Just think ...you can enjoy learning some new techniques without traveling to another city! Checks will be held until the minimum number of participants is reached. If the workshop is canceled, all payments will be returned. If the workshop is a go, deposits and full payments are non-refundable, but transferable. Feel free to sell your spot if you need to cancel.

Upcoming Events for Next Year 2017-2018

2017 Fall Show at the West Charleston Library

2017 Fall Show - West Charleston Library
6301 W. Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV

Show runs from October 31, 2017 to January 23, 2018
Entry deadline: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Drop-off: Monday, October 30, 2017, 12 noon to 1:30 pm
Reception: Thursday, November 2, 2017, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Pick-up: Wednesday, January 24, 10:30 am to 12 noon
Juror: Gloria Miller Allen
2017 Fall Show Prospectus