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Guild Guide: September 2022

Welcome to our monthly guide to upcoming member events, deadlines, and calls for submissions. We'd like your feedback as we continue improving communication with all of you.

Find out about this year's Vail Valley Fine Art Show co-hosted with Colorado Mountain College, Calls for Submissions,

Photography Lecture with Esther Nooner, Free Alcohol Inks Class for Members, Avon Library Photography Show, and More!



The 2022 Vail Valley Fine Art Show

We are excited to begin planning for our annual

Vail Valley Fine Arts Show!

This show will run from October through December at the CMC Edwards campus including a reception planned for Oct 14. The show is educational in nature, providing both Guild members and CMC students a chance to participate in an art show and display a wide variety of art forms to our community.

We are asking Guild members, CMC students, and CMC staff to submit up to 5 works. Eligible participants have already received one reminder and will receive a few more before the final deadline of Sept 26.

Click here to submit up to 5 works:

Second Friday: Call for Submissions & Exhibit Info

Please join us on Friday September 9 from 5-8pm for our Second Friday exhibit at our Eagle gallery. This month's theme is "River's Edge". We will be showing member works that express their interpretation of the theme. Photography, abstracts, landscape paintings, and more! Complimentary beverages and individual snacks available. This is part of the Eagle Arts ARTwalk event.

Drop off is 10-4 Tues September 6th at the Eagle Gallery. Submit works for this show here:


Join us Friday Sept 30 from 3:30-6pm for a

fabulous workshop and lecture

Esther Nooner: Landscape Photography, a Playful Approach

*Limit 10 guests*

Don't want to use Photoshop? Try this! Bring in your own prints to create montages—use your phone to re-photograph worked prints. We will explore Esther's unique process of manipulation through chemical alteration using common household products.

Register here for only $50 while seats are still available:

Photographer Member Meeting

Our next Photography Group meeting is planned for Thursday, September 29th at 6:30pm at CMC. Keep an eye out for an email from Rick Spitzer to the VVAG Photo Group email list. If you would like to be included on the list please contact Rick

Monthly Member Meeting: Alcohol Inks with Margo

Join us to learn about Margo's approach to the alcohol ink creative process.

$5 supplies fee paid at event.

**Free Refreshments & Wine**

Please see safety info in event details. Participants must wear a mask while wet inks are in use.

September Exhibits (free for the public)

Avon Library: Check out the fabulous works from photographers Katrin Peterson, Ken Neubecker, and Raj Manickam. The exhibit will run in September during normal library hours.


Summer 2022 Artist Workshops a Wrap!

Thank you to our volunteers, instructors, members, and guests for an amazing summer of artist workshops!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Don Sahli, Instructor

Photo credit Joann Carhart Levy

Vail Valley Art Guild

Become a Member

Become a member now, or renew your membership, to be eligible for entering your works into shows!

Donate or Volunteer

Love the local arts, but not an artist? Consider donating or volunteering to help support our artists

Contact Us

Questions, comments, ideas for member activities, members in the news? Drop us a line and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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