Member Artist Showcase
NEXT MEETING, OCT 17, 6PM
Linda is an award-winning, mixed media artist from The Bay Area. She’s also a workshop/demo leader, curator and juror now living in the Sacramento area. She has exhibited paintings, sculpture, permanent and temporary installations locally and in the Bay Area along with several large commissioned pieces for restaurants and other commercial spaces. Her work is part of numerous private collections throughout California and the U.S. Additionally, Nunes is one of the original co-founders of Rancho Cordova Arts.
Her work is mostly non-narrative, characterized by gestural marks, texture and color and is primarily two-dimensional. The work is created in encaustic, an ancient medium dating back to the first century B.C. where tree resin and bee’s wax, in a molten state, were mixed together and applied to a rigid surface. It can be colored using various pigments or art media. Collage or photography can also be used with encaustic. And the finished surface of this unique medium can be polished to a beautiful high gloss.
Linda is dedicated member of the Sacramento art community with a Studio Art degree from California State University, Sacramento. More of her art, workshops and event information can be viewed at her website LindaNunesArt.com.
6-7pm Sue Chapman- Acrylic Painter,
7-8pm- Venues for Displaying your art- Businesses, Shows
Dec. 19 - Holiday Party!
6-8pm Potluck Dinner and Socializing.
Artist Spotlight - Jeanine Robb
Jeanine Robb is a Folsom resident and science teacher at Folsom High School. Teaching has been a love of hers for nearly 35 years but she is equally passionate about art and has been since she was very young. Jeanine has focused greater energy toward her artistic endeavors over the last 15 or so years. Her art has been the conduit of mental centering and wellbeing in addition to being a creative outlet.
Jeanine has worked in a variety of art mediums, including oils, acrylic, pastel, pen and ink, collage, glass and textiles and her painting medium of choice has been watercolor for a very long time. Over the last few years, Jeanine has explored the combination of various artmaking processes including printmaking, collage, mark-making and color exploration which has resulted in her current body of mixed media work. Her current work takes on an air of whimsy through the incorporation of bright colors, patterns and doodling. Some of her favorite subject matter includes still-life that involves color, pattern, shadow and light. She is always on the lookout for new ways to experiment with her materials as well as interesting perspectives of subject matter.
Her work has won awards including 3 Best of Shows, Award of Excellence and Merit Awards. Jeanine has had work published in international, national and local magazines. She has taught several workshops in the local area, combining that love of teaching and art, and sharing her techniques with others. Jeanine currently teaches printmaking classes offered through Folsom Parks and Recreation.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS TO EDHAA!
The 1st Annual EDHAA Fine Art Festival is presented in cooperation with the EDH Library and Friends of the Library Foundation. Twenty-five artists will display and sell their artwork while demonstrating the importance of fine art in our community. Art, Food & Music!
Date: Saturday October 14, 2023, 10am-5pm
Where: EDH Library parking lot and in the Community Room of the Library.
For a complete description of the event and the participating artists go to 1st Fine Art Festival 2023 Page (click here).
Member Show at Bank of America Gallery at Harris Center
October 20 to December 10, 2023
Member Artists will be showing one work of art at the Bank of America Gallery, Harris Center, Folsom Lake College. This juried show represents the selection of a single piece of extraordinary art from each artist. There will be more information coming for those artists who were accepted in the show.
Board of Director Elections
e The EDHAA By-Laws call for the election of the Board of Directors every year at the November general membership meeting. Board members serve 1-year terms. There is a nominating committee putting together the slate of nominees for the election. That information will be sent out to all members prior to the November meeting. Most of our board has agreed to serve for another year, but the committee is looking to fill some key positions with individuals who art interested in getting involved in the organization and making a difference.
The committee is also looking for people to work on our active committees who do so much of the important work of the organization. We're looking for some Committee Chairpersons and committee members. The committees include: Studio Tour, Fine Art Festival. Member Shows, Special Events, Scholarship and Development. If you are interested in joining the Board or Committees, contact Linda Smith or Don Lawson.
ART CHALLENGE - Submitted Work
The Art Challenge for July-August was theme related to the Fine Art Festival and our partnership with the El Dorado Hills library... books-reading-library. Click on any Picture to the full image.
Look for more Art Challenges - Coming Soon!
Hi EDHAA members,
We have some very exciting art activities and opportunities to look forward to in the weeks ahead. We join art associations to make contact with other artists, to participate in art shows and events, to find venues to display your art and to learn from each other at the monthly demonstrations. Mark your calendars so you won’t miss any of the many activities we’ve organized for our members. For those EDHAA members who are new to art associations and aren’t ready to enter the shows yet, because you don’t have the inventory to display, this is a golden opportunity to volunteer to help or just attend, ask questions and learn!
OK, Here’s What’s Happening:
Now to Sept.19 Meeting - Library Themed Art Challenge. This challenge is designed to support the 1st Annual Fine Art Festival on Oct. 14. We encourage every member (participating in the event or not) to join the art challenge. The Friends of the library are enthusiastic about using our art to promote the event, by displaying them in the case in the library lobby and possibly putting them at various locations in the library and having a scavenger hunt. Please participate and submit your image to Bob to be posted to Facebook & InstaGram, and to display at the Sept. meeting. Members will vote for their favorite. A surprise for the winners!
EDH Senior Center wants more EDHAA art teachers to volunteer to teach classes in your medium 2D or 3D art. Their days and times are flexible. They also have wall space to display your art during the weeks you are teaching. Also at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10am weekly is EDH Free Paint, Bring any art you’re working on and join the group. Contact Pat Woodward for info.
Sept.1- Nov. 8- FAA Membership Show - at Gallery 48. There are 41 2D & 6 3D artists entered. Many EDHAA members belong to both groups. For more info go to The Art All Around Us on our website.
Tues., Sept. 12 - EDHAA Board Meeting. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. We are still in need of a Newsletter Editor & Webmaster. Bob Anderson has been doing an amazing job of filling the position, but he already volunteers as our treasurer and has been instrumental in the organization of the Fine Art Festival. If you have the computer skills and the time to volunteer as our Editor & Webmaster, please step up and join our board. Bob will train you as needed. It’s a rewarding way to get involved.
Sept.19 at 6pm - EDHAA Membership Meeting - Cindy Abraham, Gallery 48 Director, & Marisa Sayago, Professor of Art from Folsom College and Harris Center, will be the presenters. These are two amazing woman who make huge contributions to the arts community. You’ll learn so much from their demonstrations. Don’t miss the meeting?
Sept. 29-Oct.1.- KVIE Art Auction - Several members have their art in the annual KVIE Art Auction. It will be fun to tune in and watch our members art being auctioned. Check it out, you might want to enter next year!
Oct.14, 10- 5pm— Annual Fine Arts Festival at the EDH Library. 26 artists are participating. There will also be children’s art activities and food trucks.
Oct. 15- 26- Banners On Parade - On line Art Auction begins. Two of our members painted banners for this annual event and the banners are on display in downtown Placerville until Oct.26. –
Oct. 20- Dec.10- EDHAA Membership Show at Harris Center- 30-35 2D & 10-15 3D entries. Entry deadline is September 8th!
Nov. 2-Nov.18 - PAA Motherlode Show -at Mills Station Arts and Culture Center in Rancho Cordova. Applications are being accepted now on the PAA website.
There is more information on all these activities and more on The Art All Around Us. Click Here to check it out. It's a fun time for EDHAA members. Enjoy the months ahead.
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El Dorado Hills Arts Association is a California Nonprofit Organization with the exclusive purpose to provide education, promotion, exhibitions, networking settings, volunteer opportunities, and public events for local artists. We are proud to encourage the development and the growth of visual arts in our area by promoting member artists and serving our local communities.
2023 Board of Directors & Committee Chairpersons
President - Judy Arrigotti
Vice President - Linda Smith
Secretary - Alison Yeadon
Treasurer - Bob Anderson
Membership - Sandy Allie
Webmaster/Publicity - TBA
Scholarship - Rita Gianni
Special Events - Tim Midboe