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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

                                               2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


     DK's regular meetings, featuring demonstrations by visiting artists, are held in the H-E-B Community Room at Hill Country University Center at 2818 Hwy 290 E in Fredericksburg, usually on the first Thursday of each month from September through June.  (There are no meetings in July or August.)  These meetings are free and open to the public. 

     The room opens at 6 PM for socializing and member exchange of DVD rentals, with the  demonstration starting promptly at 6:30 followed by a brief business meeting.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2020, 6-8 PM

 ---Hill Country University Center

        Note: This meeting was  scheduled for the  second Thursday of January.

Annual membership meeting and election of board members 


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2020, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

  Demonstrator: Layne Johnson, landscape painter, demonstrating his use of  imprimatura - (an initial stain of color  then selectively wiped down) on a large canvas, for a painting that will feature clouds as the primary feature.   https://laynejohnson.com/ 


THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator:  Pam Ingalls from Spokane, WA, who painted a portrait in oils from life, with one of  our members as her model  -https://pamingalls.com/  

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*** NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the  demonstration scheduled for April 2, 2020, listed below, has been cancelled.  Updates on future events will be posted as available. For now, stay safe, stay well! 

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 6:30 PM ***

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Cheri Christensen, whose paintings, often featuring farm animals, focus on strong brushwork, the contrast between extreme backlighting and shadows, and the harmony of color relationships - https://www.cherichristensen.com/  (For an example of her work, see the image on this page) 

                                    

THURSDAY, May 7, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator:  Richard DeVona


THURSDAY, June 4, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator:  Tim McMeans




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                                        DK  2019 SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS


 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5. 6 -8 PM DK MEMBERS' CHRISTMAS PARTY 

---St. Barnabas Parish Hall, 602 West Creek Street, Fredericksburg.


 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Mike Martin

 Texas artist Mike Martin, now living in Comfort,  particularly  enjoys painting the town’s old homes and public buildings in plein air 


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Kathleen Cook,  pastel artist and instructor,  and a Signature member of the Pastel Society of America, talking about her approach to painting  


THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Mary Zirkel, Hill Country artist, showing how to use modeling paste to texture a painting

 

THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Jenny Granberry, watercolor artist 


THURSDAY APRIL 4, 2019, 6:30 PM

--- Hill Country University Center 

Demonstrator: Donna Bland www.donnabland.com  Demonstrating painting a landscape in oils, with  loose style and focus on  values and color harmony 


THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2019, 6:30 PM

--- Hill Country University Center 

Demonstrator: Robin Hegemier https://www.robinspaintings.com  Painting an abstract watercolor  with nature/botanical theme and  kaleidoscope-type composition, and showing how to mount the paper in a float frame or on canvas.  


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7, 2019, 6:30 PM 

---Hill Country University Center

  Demonstrator: Holly White-Gehrt  http://www.hollywhitegehrt.com Historical perspective on this medium now enjoying renewed interest, followed by a brief demonstration on preparing the paint. 


THURSDAY, JANUARY  10, 2019, 6 PM 

--- Hill Country University Center 

Membership meeting and election of board members (No demonstration.)



                              ---2019 SPECIAL EVENTS/EXHIBITING OPPORTUNITIES---

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8 through SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

         27th Annual  Die Künstler von  Fredericksburg Fine Art Show & Sale 

                St. Joseph's Halle, 212 W. San Antonio Street, Fredericksburg 


THURSDAY, AUGUST 22 through SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

Gillespie County Fair

DK members showing their artwork during the Fair, in the main exhibit hall. 

Interested in participating? Space is limited, so don't delay! Contact Ron Vantz, display coordinator at 830-997-3029; royalvantz@yahoo.com


SATURDAY MARCH 16, 9-5

Marktplatz, Fredericksburg

One-day display and sale of works by member artists.   





      

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

                                               2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


     DK's regular meetings, featuring demonstrations by visiting artists, are held in the H-E-B Community Room at Hill Country University Center at 2818 Hwy 290 E in Fredericksburg, usually on the first Thursday of each month from September through June.  (There are no meetings in July or August.)  These meetings are free and open to the public. 

     The room opens at 6 PM for socializing and member exchange of DVD rentals, with the  demonstration starting promptly at 6:30 followed by a brief business meeting.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2020, 6-8 PM

 ---Hill Country University Center

        Note: This meeting was  scheduled for the  second Thursday of January.

Annual membership meeting and election of board members 


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2020, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

  Demonstrator: Layne Johnson, landscape painter, demonstrating his use of  imprimatura - (an initial stain of color  then selectively wiped down) on a large canvas, for a painting that will feature clouds as the primary feature.   https://laynejohnson.com/ 


THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator:  Pam Ingalls from Spokane, WA, who will paint a portrait in oils using a live model from the membership -https://pamingalls.com/  


THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Cheri Christensen


SATURDAY, APRIL 11

Spring Art Sale

---Marktplatz, Fredericksburg

One-day display and sale of works by member artists; Ruby Lee Clark, coordinator. Interested participants  may sign up at the March 5 meeting 


THURSDAY, May 7, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator:  Richard DeVona


THURSDAY, June 4, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator:  Tim McMeans




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                                        DK  2019 SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS


 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5. 6 -8 PM DK MEMBERS' CHRISTMAS PARTY 

---St. Barnabas Parish Hall, 602 West Creek Street, Fredericksburg.


 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Mike Martin

 Texas artist Mike Martin, now living in Comfort,  particularly  enjoys painting the town’s old homes and public buildings in plein air 


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Kathleen Cook,  pastel artist and instructor,  and a Signature member of the Pastel Society of America, talking about her approach to painting  


THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Mary Zirkel, Hill Country artist, showing how to use modeling paste to texture a painting

 

THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2019, 6:30 PM

---Hill Country University Center

Demonstrator: Jenny Granberry, watercolor artist 


THURSDAY APRIL 4, 2019, 6:30 PM

--- Hill Country University Center 

Demonstrator: Donna Bland www.donnabland.com  Demonstrating painting a landscape in oils, with  loose style and focus on  values and color harmony 


THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2019, 6:30 PM

--- Hill Country University Center 

Demonstrator: Robin Hegemier https://www.robinspaintings.com  Painting an abstract watercolor  with nature/botanical theme and  kaleidoscope-type composition, and showing how to mount the paper in a float frame or on canvas.  


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7, 2019, 6:30 PM 

---Hill Country University Center

  Demonstrator: Holly White-Gehrt  http://www.hollywhitegehrt.com Historical perspective on this medium now enjoying renewed interest, followed by a brief demonstration on preparing the paint. 


THURSDAY, JANUARY  10, 2019, 6 PM 

--- Hill Country University Center 

Membership meeting and election of board members (No demonstration.)



                              ---2019 SPECIAL EVENTS/EXHIBITING OPPORTUNITIES---

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8 through SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

 27th Annual  Die Künstler von  Fredericksburg Fine Art Show & Sale 

 St. Joseph's Halle, 212 W. San Antonio Street, Fredericksburg 


THURSDAY, AUGUST 22 through SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

Gillespie County Fair

DK members have once again been invited to show their artwork during the Fair, in the main exhibit hall. 

Interested in participating? Space is limited, so don't delay! Contact Ron Vantz, display coordinator at 830-997-3029; royalvantz@yahoo.com


SATURDAY MARCH 16, 9-5

Marktplatz, Fredericksburg

One-day display and sale of works by member artists.