Celebration of Artists 2015 Exhibit

Phoenix Public Library is preparing for the Celebration of Artists 2015 Exhibit scheduled for viewing in the Burton Barr Central Library from Saturday, April 4 through Friday, May 1, 2015. An Artists and Awards Reception, open to the public, will be held on Thursday, April 16 from 5 – 7 pm.

Acceptance letters are being mailed out now

Shipped paintings are due by April 1 at 12659 N. 146th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85259

The show will be hung at the Burton Barr Library Second Floor between 10 a.m. and noon on April 4th

The show opens to the public at noon on April 4th.

Rules are posted in the Standing Rules on this website.

Reception and Awards will be at 6:30 on April 19th, the public is invited

Show comes down on May 2 between 10 and noon.

 Please feel free to forward to potential visitors.

Workshop February 14th

Workshop, February 14, 2015   9AM to 4PM


RedFlowers in RedVase -Haverty

The low cost for this Saturday workshop is a great value at $40 for members and $50 for non-members.

The Instructor will be Grace Haverty, a wonderful teacher.
She will be teaching Watercolor Application using patterns, colors and design in water media.

Please contact Pamela Root or Candice Diaz to sign up.



Fall Membership Show 2015

September 26 through October 17th 2015

@ The Scottsdale Artist School

Entries due August 1st

Juror Lian Quan Zhen /  www.Lianspainting.com

3 Day Workshop October 7-8-9 AAG Building

1 Day Workshop October 10 AAG Building

Contact Jeremy Jones  480-563-5916

Prospectus Coming Soon


Reminder Monthly Meeting

Hello Fellow AWA Members,

Just a friendly reminder that the AWA Meeting of the  2014-2015 year is every 2nd Thursday at 7pm, of each month September – May (except December no meeting)

It is being held again this year at the AAG (Arizona Artists Guild) Building located at 18411 N 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

7:00 – we socialize, munch on great snacks, sign up for workshops, visit the fun table and socialize some more.

At 7:30 we begin the “formal” program starting off with introductions, announcements, and updates, then the real exciting part begins

A Watercolor Demonstration/Presentation will entertain and educate you  You do not want to miss any of these demonstrations.

I look forward to seeing you at the monthly meetings. The newsletter is uploaded and HERE for those who may have not received their newsletter yesterday.

Happy Painting,
Myra Feldman
(e-blast chair)

Board meeting will meet at 5:15pm in the “back” room of the AAG Building. You are asked to come at 5:00pm so you may have some time to socialize.

AWA Calendar 2015



March 12th at AAG 5:15 PM Board Mtg
7:00 PM Social
March 14th at AAG, Workshop Stan Kurth  Composition


April 4th – May 1st at Burton Barr Library

April 7 Jurror Eric Wiegardt

Spring Show

Selects Awards

 April 9th at AAG 5:30 PM Board Meeting
7:00 PM Social


Eric Wiegardt Demo

 April 8th-9th-10th  AAG

April 11th  AAG

3 Day Workshop Eric Wiegardt

1 Day Workshop Eric Wiegardt



May 1st  Last Day of Sprint show
May 2nd Burton Barr Library 10-Noon Pick up paintings
May 14th AWA Board Mtg 5:15 AAG Election of Officers
7:30 PM GENERAL MTG., Critique

Featuring Candice Diaz

Today, we are featuring AWA member, Candice Diaz, Co-Director at Large for Membership Workshops.   Below we are showcasing a wonderful painting Candice did for the AWA 2013 Fall Membership Show called “Stitch in Time”.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA