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Member Show Painting Pickup -- SATURDAY JULY 6TH, 10:00 AM - 12:00PM

MEMBER SHOW PAINTING PICKUP 2019-06-29T15:40:31+00:00

In My Opinion…May 23, 2019

The birthday flower for the month of May is the Lilly of the Valley.  Just thought I'd share a painting that I gave to friends who have May birthdays.  I DO love purple. Some thoughts on the Membership Show and luncheon held on Saturday, May 18 at Second Presbyterian Church.  There was great company, beautiful art, good food, a wonderful demo by the talented Jerry

In My Opinion…May 23, 2019 2019-05-23T13:08:51+00:00


Painting Drop Off 10 -11:30 AM -- BE EARLY Architectural Tour Meet at 11:20 AM View Juried Exhibit Images Rm. 356 Membership show paintings on display at approximately 12:00pm Luncheon beings 12:30 pm Jerry Smith Presentation following luncheon

MEMBERSHIP SHOW REMINDERS 2019-05-17T17:42:35+00:00

In My Opinion…

Happy April to you!  Spring may or may not arrive any day now.  As I'm writing this, the weather is sunny and warm, but who knows?  It IS the Midwest, after all, and anything can happen weather wise. I love music and I love to dance, so to combine those two loves into an aerobic exercise program, I began going to Jazzercise several times a

In My Opinion… 2019-04-10T16:11:45+00:00

In My Opinion… March, 2019

I was SO looking forward to meeting Valerie Allen on St. Patrick’s Day at the Lawrence Library.  I even had my GREEN all ready to wear.  Unfortunately, life had other things for me to do on Sunday, so I missed the meeting.  On the WSI Facebook page, I asked for comments about the presentation so I could read about it, and I’ll include some of

In My Opinion… March, 2019 2019-03-22T19:16:22+00:00

In My Opinion…. Pat Grabill… February 19, 2019

February?  Already?  It's been a long, cold winter so far, with more to come, but at least in February we can celebrate Valentine's Day and share the love and eat guilt-free chocolates, because they were a gift from a sweetie, right?  All of this led me to wonder about the man after whom the day is named.  There have been several saints named Valentine, evidently,

In My Opinion…. Pat Grabill… February 19, 2019 2019-02-20T19:27:13+00:00

2019 James C. Lentz Scholarship Application Now Available!

The 2019 James C. Lentz Scholarship Application is now available!   The application deadline is March 1, 2019.   See the link before for more information.   Are you a member artist or know an aspiring artist or high school senior?  Please pass this application along to your local high school art department.   2019 Scholarship Application

2019 James C. Lentz Scholarship Application Now Available! 2019-01-15T23:12:58+00:00

In My Opinion——- January 7, 2019 … Pat Grabill

Happy New Year, WSI members and water media artists.  Each new year always makes me uncomfortable because it forces me to evaluate myself and what I did/did not do or did not do well in the previous year and make some decisions about what to do better in the coming year.  I don't call these "resolutions."  I call them "think abouts."  My dad used to

In My Opinion——- January 7, 2019 … Pat Grabill 2019-01-07T18:26:58+00:00
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