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Monthly Art Demos and Group Critiques

Sandra Peterson, WRAP 2019 Judge & Ben Riley

Art Demonstrations and a Group Art Critiques are held at Monroe Arts Cernter the 4th Tuesday of each month.  Come listen to a guest presenter at 1:00pm. Then share samples of your art with the group if you wish.  We follow positive and constructive critique guidlines.  All art forms are well recieved and there is no cost to attend and we are done by 3:00pm

(No Critique group in December)


The session is May 28th.  Bill Riley, 
MAC Gallery Director, will be discussing what is necessary for anyone or any group that wants to exchibit in the MAC galleries. 



www.LindaShannonLSArt.com    Please see Linda's web with this link.  Better to read there. Linda is a member of the Drifftless Area Artists.


SAVE THE DATE! Adult Plein Air Workshop June 15 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Seasons of the Sugar River — plein air workshop

Come explore the watershed at this one-day sketching, drawing, and painting workshop led by artists Jan Norsetter and Jonathan Wilde.


Jan and Jonathan will share their expertise as you capture the beauty of the Lower Sugar Watershed.


    The workshop will be held at the Southern Wisconsin Land Conservancy’s scenic Three Waters Reserve. 


Participants should bring their own supplies (see registration form for a list) and a box lunch. All skill levels welcome. Jan and Jonathan will lead two separate demonstrations and provide individual instruction to participants throughout the day.


Please register early, as space is limited. Please register no later than Friday, May 24, 2019. The cost to the public is $100. Print the PDF registration form, complete and mail via U.S postal service with your registration fee to: Lower Sugar River Watershed Association P.O. Box 256 Brodhead, WI 53520 Link to registration form & supply list.



This workshop is sponcerd by the Lower Sugar River Watershed Association and is organized by Jill Lazerchick-Sampson who is also a member of the Driftless Area Artists.




 DAA Member, Patrick McGowan invites us to his Art Shed at N6886 Cnty N for the evening. Come at 6:00 pm and to do art.  Bring whatever you need to make art.  Also bring water to use as we hgave to go to the house otherwise, which is ok, but it interupts the creative mode. LOL  We can bring snacks and wine or sodas also. Below is pictured the outside and the inside of the shed which is located behind Patrick and Lori's house.

MAC Gallery Exploratios
Realism vs Abstraction

Friday, June 21, 2019 through Thursday, August 1, 2019
2nd Floor Classroom  

Instructor - Jennifer Mally

$45 fee  Register by June14

Call MAC for more information.  608  325-5700  


August 17th the Driftless Area Artists will be lmaking art in the Monticello, WI Parks.  Claim a space on the banks of lovely Lake Montican or in the flowers gardens to the north side of the village just off of Hwy 69.  Come do whatever suits your style.  At noon we will break for lunch and gather at Linda Shannon's home. Bring your own sack lunch, please, and Linda will have beverages for us.  Let's also bring a desert to share.  Linda will open her studio where she paints and teache classes for us. If you can only come for Lunch, do that.  Linda will be painting outside so the studio is only available over the noon hour. Studio is at 509 Coats Avenue. That is the street that enters town beside the Bank building.




A Mixed Media Event

Thursday-Sunday, August 22-25,2019  


Four days of workshops in collage, assemblage, mixed media jewelry, and fiber arts, altered books, cement/mosaic, and more. All skill levels welcome!

Connect with other art adventurers, explore the charming art community of Mineral Point, and experience the magic of Shake Rag Alley, "the place that inspires creativity."



 Board of Directors:

President -   Terry Tackett    

Vice Pres. - Mary Zierold

Secretary  - Mary Soddy

Treasurer - Merry Dragovich

Board  -  Joan Stackpole 

Board  -  Patrick McGowan

BoardJeanne Ausmus  

WebmasterJ. Stackpole

Membership - Mary Zierold



We encourage all members to

participate in a committee that

interests you.  

Please contact any officer or

member listed above if you

have a special interest or skill

you can share.  If you would like

to hold a workshop or art

activity that you would like the

group to consider, contact

any board member with your



The Board of Directors meets

the Second Thursday of

February, May, August and



We have an all members’

potluck/meeting/ get-together

every September.





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