Upcoming Events for May 2016

May 11th - Monthly meeting at 7pm - Potluck and Elections, Business meeting
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Upcoming Events for June 2016

Summer Break - No meetings til Sept 14th
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

June 1st - SPRING SHOW DROP-OFF OF ACCEPTED PAINTINGS
ACCEPTED Framed Paintings are due to Barbara Stanton at the Springs Preserve from 10am - 11:30 am
2016 Spring Show Prospectus
The 2016 Spring Show will be held at the Springs Preserve from June 9th to July 10th, 2016. The juror is Spike Ress

June 9th - SPRING SHOW RECEPTION
at the Springs Preserve from 6- 7:30pm
2016 Spring Show Prospectus
The 2016 Spring Show will be held at the Springs Preserve from June 9th to July 10th, 2016. The juror is Spike Ress

June 9th - Western Fed Exhibition OPENS
41st Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Co-sponsored by Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
and Colorado Watercolor Society
June 9 to August 28, 2016
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Boulevard
Arvada, Colorado 80003-3499
41st Annual Western Fed Prospectus
Our society's delegate contact information is: Elena Wherry
elenawherry@yahoo.com or phone: (702) 845-1241

Upcoming Events for July 2016

Summer Break - No meetings til Sept 14th
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

July 11th - SPRING SHOW PICK-UP
at the Springs Preserve from 10am - 11:30 am
2016 Spring Show Prospectus
The 2016 Spring Show will be held at the Springs Preserve from June 9th to July 10th, 2016. The juror is Spike Ress

Upcoming Events for August 2016

Summer Break - No meetings til Sept 14th
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102



August 8 and 9th - CALIFORNIA VIBE WORKSHOP with David Lobenberg
Expressive! Fresh! Vibrant! Bold Strokes!

*** NOTE: This is a special opportunity to have David agree to come this summer. We would not have been able to book him until 2018 otherwise! ***

DATE: August 8 and 9th (Monday and Tuesday)
TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
PLACE: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse, 2301 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas
*COST: MEMBER RATE: $235 - A $50 deposit will hold your spot
**FULL PAYMENT DUE JULY 1**
NON MEMBER RATE: $260
Description: Learn David's "Cali Vibe" style of portraiture where he teaches you how to infuse color and vibrancy in your work! Though focusing on portraiture, his technique of injecting value shapes with new color and bold strokes can be applied to any subject matter.
For more info about his instruction and his Youtube videos go to: lobenbergart.com


To reserve your spot, send your check, email address, and phone number 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 July 1 in order to give David ample notification if we have to cancel. It's a great opportunity to have him come to LV! Just think . . . you can enjoy his spirited workshop 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.



Aug 31st - Western Fed ARTWORK RETURNED to Elena
41st Annual Western Fed Prospectus

August 31st - 2016 Fall Show ENTRIES DUE
Fall show is at the Sahara West Library at 9600 West Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89117
from October 6, 2016 to November 29, 2016.
Entries will be due August 31, 2016.
Prospectus will be available at a later time.
Judge is Lian Zhen.
2016 Fall Show Prospectus


Upcoming Events for September 2016

September 14th - Monthly meeting at 7pm - Potluck and "Welcome Back"
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Upcoming Events for October 2016

October 5th - 2016 Fall Show DROP-OFF of ACCEPTED Paintings
Fall show is at the Sahara West Library at 9600 West Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89117
from October 6, 2016 to November 29, 2016.
Entries were due August 31, 2016.
Drop off will be October 5th from 12:00-1:30 pm.

October 6th - 2016 Fall Show RECEPTION
Fall show is at the Sahara West Library at 9600 West Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89117
from October 6, 2016 to November 29, 2016.
Reception will be 10/6/2016 from 5-6:30 pm.


October 10th and 11th - Lian Zhen Workshop Featuring Chinese Style Painting
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day
Place: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse / 2301 S. Valley View Blvd., LV
*Cost: Member Early-Bird Rate: $170 (if paid in full by Aug. 1)
After Aug. 1: $185 for members
Non-member rate: $195
Still thinking? - $50 deposit will hold your spot

Description: Lian will share his intriguing style and technique of Chinese painting. He will instruct how to capture the expressive beauty and vitality of Chinese painting so that you may enhance your own watercolor paintings.
Supply list: Can be found at: www.lianspainting.com
NOTE: Lian will have ready made kits available for purchase for $35. A kit includes: 4 large rice papers (30"x50" each), 1 bottle of ink 100mg, one box set of small colors with 12 tubes, and 4 brushes from small to large.

To reserve your spot, send your check and contact information to:
Linda Smith
4180 Swept Plains Street
Las Vegas, NV 89129
email: lsmith.lv@outlook.com or call: 509-499-1156
*We have to meet a minimum number of participants 60 days in advance in order to host the workshop. Therefore, there are no refunds 60 days prior to the workshop, but if you need to cancel, feel free to sell your spot to someone who is interested.

October 12th - Monthly meeting at 7pm - Lian Zhen Demonstartion
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Upcoming Events for November 2016

November 9th - Monthly meeting at 7pm -
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

NOVEMBER 30th - 2016 Fall Show PICK-UP
Fall show is at the Sahara West Library at 9600 West Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89117
from October 6, 2016 to November 29, 2016.
Pick up will be November 30th from 10:30 am to 12 pm.

Upcoming Events for December 2016

December 14th - Monthly meeting at 7pm -
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Upcoming Events for January 2017

January 11th - Monthly meeting at 7pm -
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

2017 Signature Show - Historic 5th Street School at 401 S. 4th St, LV, NV 89101
from March 9, 2017 to June 3, 2017.
Entries will be due on January 11, 2017.
Further details to be determined later.

Upcoming Events for February 2017

February 8th - Monthly meeting at 7pm -
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Upcoming Events for March 2017

March 8th - Monthly meeting at 7pm -
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

2017 Signature Show - Historic 5th Street School at 401 S. 4th St, LV, NV 89101
from March 9, 2017 to June 3, 2017.
Entries will be due on January 11, 2017.
Further details to be determined later.

2017 Spring Show - Green Valley Library at 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, NV 89014.
Some time in March or April.
Exact time frame to be determined at a later date.
Judge is Mark Mehaffey.

Upcoming Events for April 2017

April 12th - Monthly meeting at 7pm -
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Upcoming Events for May 2017

May 10th - Monthly meeting at 7pm - Potluck and Elections, Business meeting
Location: Spanish Oaks Clubhouse
2201 Spanish Oaks Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Upcoming Events for June, July, August 2017

Summer Break - NO meetings in June, July or August