Posts Tagged 2018

December Meeting Canceled

The meeting for Thursday this week has been cancelled due to lack of attendance. We will reschedule the meeting for January 8th this will be a combined gallery OVA meeting. We will be electing officers and talking about the Art Fair.

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Classes and Events at The 1st Gallery

First Art Gallery of Olathe Window 245There’s a full calendar of classes and events offered at the First Gallery of Olathe this December.  Check out our OVA calendar or download a flyer.

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Upcoming Workshops

Sample Workshop Glass Painting

We have some OVA sponsored art workshops coming up in the next few months.  Below are PDFs fliers with more information on each.

Upcoming Workshops for All Ages
Upcoming Workshops for Children

 

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A Message from Beth Mayer

OVA members,

If you are wanting to show your artwork this Saturday, Nov 3rd, please bring 3-5 pieces to the Art Gallery. By Friday.  Please have it show ready, framed and information card with title and price.  Looking forward to seeing your newest works.

Beth Mayer

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November Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE FIRST ART GALLERY OF OLATHE

NOVEMBER 3 – First Saturday Art Reception
•Art Reception 6-9 pm Free to the Public.
•Featured Artist: Fused Glass Artist Rita Sherman
•Special Display by Olathe Visual Artists
•Art, Refreshments, & Live Music
•Our musical guests this month are Wheat State Sax Jazz group.

We have the art! It is here so why drive all the way to the Crossroads to enjoy Art, Music, and Refreshments when it is right here in Olathe. Come help us celebrate and see Rita’s new glass pieces and all the variety of art on display from the Olathe Visual Artists. Hope you can make it, the music is hot, the wine is cold and the art is truly awesome.

*NOVEMBER 1O- DEADLINE for Fiber Artists for Mini-Art Quilt Exhibition
•Open to all Quilters in the Kansas City Metro Area
•Theme for the Mini-Art Quilts is Nature
•Exhibit will be December 1-31, 2018
•Juried Exhibit
•Entry fee $25.
•Entry forms available by email or at the gallery
•No commission Exhibit
•Submission deadline: Nov. 10th
This is the first annual Mini-Art Quilt show sponsored by Olathe Visual Artists. To get an entry form emailed to you contact us at firstgalleryolathe@gmail.com. Proceeds go to OVA Scholarships for High School Seniors.

*NOVEMBER 10 & 11 – POP-UP ART FAIR LOUISBURG KS.
•10AM-4PM
•WINE TASTING
•INSIDE MARKET STREET ANTIQUE MALL
•LOUISBURG KS

Gallery artists will be showing and selling paintings, drawings, pottery, photography and jewelry. We will be set up as an indoor Pop-Up Art Fair inside the Market Street Antique Mall in Louisburg Kansas. Somerset Winery will be having wine tasting both days in the Antique Mall. Guitarist Paul Martveli will be playing both days too. Enjoy some wine and walk through our art fair.

*NOVEMBER 11 – Children’s Clay Class
•For Ages 7-15
•Sunday 2-3pm
•$25.00 per student- snowflake Dish
•All materials provided
•Class size limited.
•Sign up at the Gallery

The kids will love making these fun snow flake bowls this month.
These would make great holiday gifts!
Register and pay at the gallery or pay online with your PayPal account- simply go to your PayPal account open Send & Request, then send money to firstgalleryolathe@gmail.com, Be sure to put in the name of the workshop & how many seats. Sign up soon the class size is limited.

*November 13 – Mixed Media Workshop Not so Scary-crow
•Create you own original mixed media painting
•Step by Step instructions
•$25. per artist
•Ages 7-Adult
•4:30-6:00 or 7:00-8:30
•Space limited-10 artists per workshop session
•All materials provided
•Fund Raiser for Olathe Visual Artist

There will be step by step instruction on how to make your own painting or do your own thing. Make it a Family event. Bring your own refreshments, we will have paper goods available. Sign up and pay at the gallery or pay online with your PayPal account- simply go to your PayPal account open Send & Request, then send money to firstgalleryolathe@gmail.com, Be sure to put in the name of the workshop, time & how many seats. Sign up soon the class size is limited. A portion of the proceeds go to the Olathe Visual Artists Scholarship fund for college bound Olathe High Seniors.Thank you for supporting OVA.

November 27 – Starry Night over Kansas Acrylic Painting Workshop
•Create you own original Acrylic painting
•Step by Step instructions
•$25. per artist
•Ages 7-Adult7:00 pm- 9:00pm
•Space limited to 10 artists
•All materials provided
•Fund Raiser for Olathe Visual Artist

There will be step by step instruction on how to make your own painting or do your own thing. Bring your own refreshments, we will have water and paper goods available. Register and pay at the gallery or pay online with your PayPal account- simply go to your PayPal account open Send & Request, then send money to firstgalleryolathe@gmail.com, Be sure to put in the name of the workshop, time & how many seats. Sign up soon the class size is limited. A portion of the proceeds go to the Olathe Visual Artists Scholarship fund for college bound Olathe High Seniors.Thank you for supporting OVA.

NOVEMBER – Saturday Mornings Painting with Dave
•9-12 Saturday mornings
•Oil or Acrylic Painting lessons
•Dave Stewart Instructor
•Students ages 16-Adult

These classes are for any skill level. Sign up soon the class size is limited .

MONDAY NIGHTS OPEN STUDIO PAINTING

The gallery will be open every Monday evening 6-9 pm for open painting time. This is available to all Olathe Visual Artists Members, Gallery Associates, Gallery Members and their students.

Applications to join Olathe Visual Artists are available at the Gallery.

Join us and enjoy being with other artists while having the space to create.

 

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Meeting Minutes

Here are the meetings for this month’s OVA member meeting.

OVA OCT 2018 MINS

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Fall Children’s Classes

The Olathe Visual Artists Association is sponsoring art and clay classes for children.  

MONTHLY CLAY CLASSES
Ages 7- 16
Students will learn a variety of methods for creating with clay as well as glazing.
Each class offers a different project to go with the season.
All materials provided
INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Bukovac
Dates:
Sunday, Oct. 14 – Owl Luminaire
Sunday Nov. 11 – Snow Flake Bowl
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Cost:  $25. Per class per artist or $90. for 4 artists

Sign Up and pay at the First Art Gallery of Olathe 11951 Strangline Rd., Olathe or Pay online using Paypal by going to your paypal account select Send & Request put firstgalleryolathe@gmail.com in the send money space then put the class and time in the description and check out
Microsoft Word - 2018 fall FLYER.doc

COPPER RELIEF BOX TOP
Ages 7-16
Students will learn how to manipulate copper foil to create a raised design. Students will then use their foil design to cover a wooden box.
INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Bukovac
All materials provided
Dates: Sunday, Dec. 2
Time: 2:00-3:00
(Alternate dates/times are available.  Contact Ruth to discuss scheduling.)
Cost: $25 per person

Sign Up and pay at the First Art Gallery of Olathe 11951 Strangline Rd., Olathe or Pay online using Paypal by going to your paypal account select Send & Request put firstgalleryolathe@gmail.com in the send money space then put the class and time in the description and check out
Microsoft Word - 2018 fall FLYER.doc

Ruth Bukovac

681-1220
ruthbukovac@sbcglobal.net
Gallery Hours: Wed. – Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-6pm

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