Wednesday, May 29, 2013

FAACE Update: June 4th meeting, plus other info

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, June 4th, 7 p.m. Our guest speakers will be Ed & Patsy Gullet. The duo have been creating art, running art shows, traveling to participate in shows and more for many years. They are a fount of knowledge in many, many areas.

They met when they were in high school art class together. They both have degrees in art --- Ed in industrial design, Patsy in art education.

They have been making a living with their art since they married. They travel mostly around the Southeast doing shows but have traveled throughout the US. Both have had work in collections in the U.S. and abroad.

Farrago Gallery Show

The FAACE show at Farrago Gallery was and is a great success! Thank you to everyone who participated. Many of our fabulous FAACE members came to the opening reception (and some brought food) even though they weren't in the show!

From Corrine Galla, owner of Farrago Gallery in Newnan:
You were all wonderful! Thank you so very much for all your efforts, hard work and FOOD! Everyone had a fabulous time, and the feedback on the show has all been so  positive. I can't say enough good things to express my thanks for helping to keep Farrago Gallery the freshest gallery in Newnan! You all deserve a big hug!

Making "Cents" Out of Your Art

We have had a number of members express interest in the workshop Making "Cents" Out of Your Art. We will be scheduling the workshop with Charlie Nelson in July. More info to follow...


Upcoming shows & news:

The Newnan Oak Leaf Arts Festival has been postponed until NEXT year.

This weekend: Virginia Highlands Summerfest.
Next weekend: Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts:

Show deadlines looming:

June 15th Art Market at the Peachtree City Farmers Market
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The cost for a booth is $25. If you are interested in being part of the show please visit their website, or contact Janet McGregor Dunn, email. The original show was rained out and this is the "rain date" show. Some of the original vendors are unable to do the show thus there are a few openings. The crowd is good, the show is easy. It is an outdoor show and you'll need a tent or canopy (white preferred).

31st Annual Duluth Fall Festival, Sept 28 - 29
Duluth, GA
May 30 deadline

Piedmont Park Arts Festival August 17 & 18
Midtown / Piedmont Park
July 5th deadline

Independence Celebration Band Festival (with arts). July 6th
Greensboro, GA (Lake Oconee Village)
May 31 deadline.

Powers Festival, Labor Day weekend
Newnan, GA
August 5 deadline

Sandy Springs Festival Art Market Sept 21 - 22
Sandy Springs
August 3 deadline

4th Annual Effingham Oktoberfest, Sept 27 - 28
Rincon, GA (near Savannah)
August 31 deadline (may be more to the link...just try the first part if this doesn't work)

Chastain Park Arts Festival Nov 2 & 3
Chastain Park (Powers Ferry Rd & Stella Dr)
September 20th deadline

Fall Festival on Ponce Oct 19 & 20
Olmstead Park, North Druid Hills
September 6 deadline

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