Sunday, October 29, 2017

Fredericksburg Face-Off

Thank you to the 
for hosting the 
Texas Chapter of the Portrait Society of America's final Face-Off for 2017! 
Thank you, Travis, for being a wonderful model and hanging in there for SIX hours! 
And thank you to all of our participating artists!
It couldn't have happened without YOU!

(l-r) Gaye Sekula, Kim Roberti, Nora Demsey, Laura Allee, Teri McReynolds

(l-r) Partha Chinnasamy, Kim Roberti, Nora Dempsey

(l-r) Gaye Sekula, John De Leon, Nora Dempsey, Kim Roberti , Partha Chinnasamy

 RS Hanna Gallery
Fredericksburg, Texas

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Women Painting Women

Wed, Oct 18th -12-3pm: Painting Demo, Wright Gallery with Jennifer BalkanKaren Woolley Offutt, Rachel Constantine and Alexandra Tyng
Thurs, Oct 19th - 10-11am: Panel discussion, Wright Gallery, with curator Alia El-Bermani and artists Nancy HollinghurstJennifer BalkanHaley Hasler, Alexandra Tyng and Rachel Constantine. 
Thurs, Oct 19th - 5:30- 7:30: Opening Reception, Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University. Eight participating artists in attendance.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Announcing THREE Texas Open Figure painting/Drawing Sessions


WHERE: The Society of Figurative Arts
3306 Wiley Post
(close to Addison Airport)
Dallas, Texas

WHEN: Thursdays 10:00 am to 1:30 pm with 30 minute break for lunch
COST: $20 per session

Easels, drawing horses, and drawing boards will be furnished by The Society of Figurative Arts
For more information, please contact Michael Mentler at



WHERE: The Coppini Academy of Fine Arts
115 Melrose Pl
San Antonio TX
WHEN: Tuesdays 9:30-12:30
COST: $5 for Coppini members, $10 for nonmembers per session
Easels, and drawing horses are provided by the Coppini. 
Get there early for a good spot. 
For more information contact Teri Jo McReynolds at



WHERE: Hull Art Academy
1404 West Hebron Parkway 
Carrollton, Texas
WHEN: Ongoing Twice a Week Saturday 10:00 AM- 12:30 PM Monday 6:30 -9:00PM
$25 dollars drop in rate or save by paying for the semester prorated each week.
Fully equipped academy... bring your choice of mediums

Call for price of semester Mary Hull 972-394-6111 

Congratulations to Shelly Hubel!!!

I just received this email from fellow member, Shelly Hubel. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

I wanted to share some exciting news.  After entering Strokes of Genius 9 last fall, I found out that two of my works were going to be in this falls book release.

This week I found out that my work is actually being featured on the cover!  The book is now preselling on Amazon!  Crazy!!!