Members' Meeting: November 8, 2017:
A program on framing was presented by Carol, Kathleen, Sheryl and Marcia. There were a number of hand-outs, which you can access below. Just click on the links!
Next Members' Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at
West Allis City Hall, 7525 West Greenfield.
The March meeting will be a critique of members' works - so please come prepared with paintings!
Members brought their work in for a critique by Alan Thompson-Wallace, artist and owner of a gallery in the Marshall Building in downtown Milwaukee.
Marcia Gorra-Patek demonstrated some new materials she has been working with.
Darron demonstrates values.
MAY 11, 2016 MEETING:
A well attended meeting tonight with enthusiastic questions for our
guest, Jeff Townsend, from Tory Folliard Gallery. Jeff spoke about
Gallery/Artist relationships, the business of gallery representation,
expectations that galleries and artists may have, building
your CV, and many other specific aspects about this part of the
art world. Thank you, Jeff!
Pictured here are Jeff Townsend, and Marcia Gorra-Patek,
Vice President of the WPA.
The WPA had a very interesting, informativeMembers' Meeting on September 13, 2017. Vice President Marcia Gorra-Patek reviewed the workshop presented by Rita Kirkman that Marcia and a number of other WPA members attended in July. Some great tips and ideas about different product uses!
Julia shows some experiments using ink and patterning.
Members' Meeting: January 10, 2018:
This meeting focused on 'New for the New Year' - various members presented their latest ideas, experiments, new techniques, new materials, possibilities tried that didn't work, and just messy creative activity!
Debbie Callahan and Marcia Hero explained their process for protecting pastel paintings without glass.
Marcia talks about thumbnail sketches & line.
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Members' Meeting, Wednesday, November 9, 2016:
Great meeting last night with Wisconsin Pastel Artists
in West Allis.
Thank you Roberta C. for showing and commenting
on the recent Pastel Society of America's
show in Gramercy Park, NYC.
Cheryl demonstrates a new drawing app.
Bill Holaday explained his approach to capturing an image and the recent events at which he exhibited.
Member's Meeting: September 12, 2018:
Carol shows her latest fun tryouts and 'what-ifs'.
Members' Meeting: November 14, 2018:
As the last meeting of the year, members brought in what they had been working on during the late summer and fall. The examples included work that had been exhibited, plein air paintings, experimental work, and work completed with new materials.