Delray Art League Offers Art Exhibits, Networking While The Jack Feinberg Art Education Fund Helps Non-Profits
On Monday, October 12th, the Delray Art League (DAL) kicks off its season with Deb LaFogg Docherty presenting “How to Paint Animals Realistically”. DAL ‘s Autumn Showcase Exhibit of Fine Art will be displayed at the Delray Beach City Hall. DAL is a group of professional and emerging artists dedicated to the development of excellence in visual arts and art education in South Florida. Through the sale of member art, DAL provides scholarships for art students, grants to non-profit organizations for art supplies and donations to support community visual art programs. In the last 10 years we have donated over $100,000 to the advancement of visual arts. The Rickie Report shares the details of their upcoming monthly meeting, Indoor and Outdoor Exhibits, The City Hall Exhibit and more information about the Jack Feinberg Art Education Fund. This is a great networking group for artists! Non-members are invited to all of the activities.
HAPPENING THIS MONTH
Monthly Meeting: Monday October 12th, 2015
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Program: Painting Animals Realistically
By Deb LaFogg Docherty
General Meetings are always held the 2nd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. from October through April in the Chambers room at Delray Beach City Hall.
Non-members are invited to attend. No fee is associated however a $5.00 donation at the door to the Jack Feinberg Art Education Fund would be greatly appreciated.
“Follow The Leader” by Deb LaFogg Docherty
Deborah LaFogg Docherty combines two great loves: nature and painting. Most of what she paints is from life experiences. Her use of light, color, composition, texture, and atmosphere help bring the viewer into the secret world of how animals live, raise their young, court and survive in the wild. Deb is also an instructor at Delray Center for the Arts.
AFFILIATIONS: Signature Member of the Artists for Conservation, Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, Elected member of the Audubon Artists, Associate Member of the Society of Animal Artists
Learn more about Deb’s beautiful art at http://www.lafogg.com
DAL Fine Art Exhibitions:
The Autumn Showcase Exhibit 2015
Friday, October 23rd to Friday, December 4th
Delray Beach City Hall Gallery
You are invited to visit the Delray Art League’s Autumn Showcase Exhibit of Fine Art being displayed at the Delray Beach City Hall. It is the first of 3 DAL member juried exhibits at City Hall this season. Come see and enjoy some of the Delray Art League’s best artist’s creative work. Open to the public, 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday at Delray City Hall, 100 NW First Avenue, Delray Beach, FL
DAL Members Around Town:
DAL members, Carolyn Barth, Patricia Maguire, Ralph Papa, Vicki Siegel, Lorrie Turner and Donna Walsh have been invited to participate in the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Exhibition, “Made in Delray Beach” through Oct 31, 2015, at the Montgomery Building in Lake Worth.
Deb La Fogg Docherty’s painting “Marsh Morning” was accepted into the Degas Pastel Society’s member show.
Mark Allen has paintings hanging at OSGS Gallery in Northwood and Artisans on the Ave in Lake Worth.
Mary Taylor has 4 pieces hanging in the Delray Library and 2 pieces in the Boynton Beach Library as a participant in the Artists in Florida exhibit. Mary’s piece in PBI as part of the Art in Public Places Exhibit, sold during the show.
James Rabidoux has a Solo show through October at the Weisman Delray Community Center located at 7091 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray.
Manny Jomok will be teaching a six week, intermediate level watercolor class at the Delray Community Center, Oct. 26th – Nov. 30th.
Ellen Pollack‘s artwork is being exhibited and sold at MONDANA GALLERY at Delray Marketplace on Atlantic Avenue.
Wendy Jones recently received an honorable mention and a blue ribbon for her painting “Sailing” that was on exhibit at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County located in Lake Worth.
John Bowen’s watercolor paintings will be at the Coral Springs Museum of Art through November 21st and his painting “Carriage Ride” will be in the Florida Watercolor Society’s Annual Exhibition. John will be doing a book talk at the Coral springs Museum on Saturday, October 24th at 2 pm about his book “Eleven Months and Nineteen Days” which was awarded a Silver Medal by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association. He will also be speaking at the Vietnam Memorial “Traveling Wall” on Saturday, October 24th at 6:30 pm.
Reed Dixon was accepted into the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood 2015 All Media Juried Biennial. The show runs thru Sun., Nov. 1st. Reed is also showing at the Arts Arena Gallery in Delray and at the OSGS Gallery in the Northwood district of WPB.
Eileen Lovre will be exhibiting in the Boca Raton Arts & Crafts Festival Oct 10th & 11th in downtown Boca Raton.
Lynn Doyal is featured at The Oak Bistro in Wellington. Lynn also recently received an Honorable Mention in the Artists of Palm Beach County “Abstract Only 2015 Exhibit”.
Vicki Siegel has been chosen by Golden Paint to become a Golden Paint Artist Educator and will be conducting acrylic workshops and classes at Delray Center for the Arts and the Armory Art Center.
Deb LaFogg Docherty, Manny Jomok, Patricia Maguire, Ralph Papa, Dimitri Saginov and Vicki Siegel are teaching at the Delray Center for the Arts. For more information see www.delrayarts.org
The Delray Art League (DAL) is a group of professional and emerging artists dedicated to the development of excellence in visual arts and art education in South Florida. Through the sale of member art at our fine art exhibitions and shows, we provide scholarships for art students, grants to non-profit organizations for art supplies and donations to support community visual art programs. In the last 10 years we have donated over $100,000 to the advancement of visual arts.
DAL Officers for the 2015-16 year:
President – Tim Vaum
Vice President – Deb LaFogg-Docherty
Treasurer – Kathi Stamm
Secretary – Dimitri Sagatov
Jack Feinberg Art Education Fund
Each year Delray Art League donates to deserving groups such as the Delray Beach Center for the Arts, Florida Atlantic University, Milagro Center, Palm Beach Habilitation Center, Pluosa School of the Arts Foundation and Sister Cities Young Art Competition. This year’s awards will be donated in the name of long time DAL member and dear friend, Jack Feinberg who we lost this year at the youthful age of 96.
Invitation for New Members
To become a Delray Art League exhibiting member, you must submit three pieces of your original artwork at one of our monthly general meetings. Artwork should be presented to the Jurying Committee between 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. before the start of the General Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Please bring a check or cash. You will be notified by mail of your acceptance. If not accepted, your check will be returned.
CATEGORIES FOR MEMBERSHIP: Exhibiting Member $40.00 Family members (exhibiting} $50.00 Friend membership (non-exhibiting) $20.00
Accepted Artwork: 2 D ART – watercolor, oil, acrylic, collage, etc. SCULPTURE – stone, wood, metal, etc. PHOTOGRAPHY – At this time the photography category is filled. Not Accepted: (except if grandfathered in): computer generated art, crafts, glass, pottery, fiber art, jewelry, bead-stringing, poured molds, flowers, shell craft, etc. Categories not listed will be decided at the discretion of the Jurying Committee, with final determination by the Board of Directors.
Art should be signed by the artist and ready for hanging. Art done on paper should be matted and framed with Plexiglas (no glass). Canvas must be framed or gallery wrapped (no staples showing) with sides painted.
For more information: www.delrayartleague.com
Delray Art League “Artists in the Park” Outdoor
Fine Art Exhibitions & Shows
New Season! New Artists! New Artwork!
Award winning Artists offer a variety of original wall art, sculpture, photography and more. A portion of all sales are donated to an Art Education Fund to promote the development of the visual arts.
Veterans Park @ Atlantic Avenue and the Intracoastal
Old School Square @ Delray Center for the Arts @ Atlantic & Swinton Ave.