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SUNFLOWER FIELD PAINTING TO BENEFIT PASTEL ARTISTS IN THE UKRAINE.

WINNER IS CATHERINE M. HARVEY.    CONGRATULATIONS.

Winner receives the original pastel painting, unframed, and signed on the outside edges by many of the artists who painted on the painting during our open show reception.  Donna Branson is the artist who added the finishing touches and brought the painting together.  


ARTIST OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER.   CLICK HERE TO VOTE.


October Artist Of the Month: Ken Keith
Congratulations to Ken Keith who was voted Artist Of the Month for this pastel painting 12"x16" soft pastel on Uart 400 paper.




APAA 2022 SUMMER ON LINE SHOW... QUIRKY CATEGORIES

THE AWARDS ARE DISPLAYED IMMEDIATELY BELOW,   ALL ENTRIES HAD TO BE ENTERED IN A CATEGORY.  ONLY ONE ENTRY PER CATEGORY, BUT ALL TEN CATEGORIES COULD BE ENTERED AND SEVERAL ARTISTS DID ENTER ALL TEN.  CONGRATULATIONS TO JANIS BARRETT, LIN BOUCHER, BARBARA MASON, AND MELODY SEARS FOR COMPLETING ALL TEN.

ALL ENTRIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUAL PERUSAL IN OUR STORE.  IF THE PAINTING IS FOR SALE, THE PRICE WILL BE LISTED.  ZERO MEANS THE PAINTING IS NOT FOR SALE.    THE STORE IMAGES ARE IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY ARTIST LAST NAME.  

To make a purchase, please contact sharon.frey@gmail.com.  The entire show can be seen in our STORE COMING SOON...

A big thank you to MICHAEL CHESLEY JOHNSON, our Awards Judge, for the selections you see below.....

  BEST OF SHOW
  BY RITA KIRKMAN
 "SHE WAS AWKWARD...."

  FIRST PLACE SIGNATURE
 BY JANIS BARRETT
 THE DANE KING

  SECOND PLACE SIGNATURE BY RENEE MARZ MULLIS, JULY BREEZES

  THIRD PLACE SIGNATURE BY TONY ALLAIN, MID WINTER ON THE RIVER EARN

 FIRST PLACE ASSOCIATE BY BETH FRANCO
IT IS BETTER TO LIGHT A CANDLE

  SECOND PLACE ASSOCIATE BY FRAN ODUM
  DANCING SKIES 

  THIRD PLACE ASSOCIATE
  BY LINDA EELKEMA
  CHILEAN CAFE




BEST WORDS IN A PAINTING BY LIN BOUCHER, GOOD OL' DAYS

BEST OBJECT WITH WHEELS BY MELODY SEARS, MAMA'S SINGER

BEST PERSON IN UNIFORM BY DONNA BRANSON, GABBY... ONCOLOGY NURSE




BEST DECADENT DESSERTS BY LIZ KENYON, CARAMEL

BEST CAFE OR BAR SCENE BY JOANNE AGOSTINELLI, THE CORNER BOOTH

BEST NOCTURNE BY NANCIE KING MERTZ, BEFORE THE RUSH



BEST ANIMAL THAT MAKES YOU LAUGH BY BARBARA MASON, HITCHIN A RIDE

BEST PAINTING THAT GOES OUT OF THE FRAME BY KATHERINE IRISH, BREAKING THROUGH



BEST WEATHER BY KATHY HOWARD, MAGIC ON THE SEA OF CORTEZ

BEST PAINTING WITH A LOOKING DOWN PERSPECTIVE BY CHRISTINE DEBROSKY, CLEAR COOL CREEK


ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 Superstition Sunrise #2 ┬ęKen Keith 

APAA  CALENDAR OF PROGRAMS AND EVENTS THIS SEASON: (All APAA Member Meetings will be by Zoom) except possibly February.  We are planning to meet at AAG in Feb if the plague doesn’t strike again this winter.  

  • NOV 13 MEETING BY ZOOM FEATURES LIZ KENYON WITH A DEMO ON THUMBNAILS AND QUICK SKETCHES.
  • DEC 2-16  MEMBER GALLERY SHOW AT SCOTTSDALE ARTISTS SCHOOL, RECEPTION AND ZOOM MTG ON DEC 3RD. 
  • JAN ZOOM MEETING IS THE 8TH AT 1:00 P.M. AZ TIME
  • FEB ZOOM MEETING IS THE 5TH AT 1:00 P.M. AZ TIME
  • MAR ZOOM MEETING IS AT THE PHIPPEN ART MUSEUM FOR THE RECEPTION ON MARCH 4.
  • FEB 19TH THROUGH APRIL 23RD IS THE OPEN EXHIBITION AT THE PHIPPEN ART MUSEUM. 


Membership Information:
Membership renewal is May 1 annually, when renewal notices go out to current members.
Late renewals will be archived on June 30.

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APAA DISTINGUISHED PASTELIST    
Click on the Artist's name below to view the work of APAA's Distinguished Pastelists.  These artists have met three or more artistic requirements which include being published, teaching workshops, receiving national awards, being featured in an art gallery, or receiving a Master's Circle Award from the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS).  

COLLIN FRY - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

RENEE' MARZ MULLIS - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

KATHERINE IRISH, DISTINGUISHED ARTIST 

NANCIE KING MERTZ-DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

CHERI SAFFRO-DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

LIZ KENYON - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

CHRISTINE DEBROSKY - DISTINGUISHED ARTIST

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2022/2023 OFFICERS

IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER AND NEED TO CONTACT SOMEONE IN APAA.... PLEASE EMAIL sharon.frey@gmail.com  IF YOU ARE A MEMBER.... LOG IN AND ACCESS THE DIRECTORY

President and Website Administrator - Sharon Frey
1ST Vice President - Rob Burgheimer (Programs)
2ND Vice President - Nori Thorne (Shows)
Treasurer  - OPEN
Secretary - Donna Branson

Programs - Dodie Ballantine
Artist of the Month - Marsha Wright

National Show - Nori Thorne 
Member Show - Ken Keith and Peggy Orbon
Signature Show - Liz Kenyon
Promotions Chair - Jo Agostinelli
Social Media - Rita Romero and Kathy Howard                    Library - Judy Pechur
Newsletter - Carol Bendell

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