Escondido, CA

Art Association to host student art show in November

The Escondido Art Association will host an Adult Student Art Show during the month of November at the Artists Gallery on 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido.

This is an opportunity for artists of all ages who take classes to show their artwork and participate in the monthly competition on equal terms with members of the EAA. A call to artists is being extended to sister organizations and art classes in North County.

Non-member and member artists may enter up to three pieces of artwork at the following entry fees: $10 for 1st piece; $10 for 2nd; and $5 for 3rd.

Drop-off of artwork is Saturday, October 29, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or Monday, October 31, 4-6 p.m. Art pick-up is Saturday, December 3, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Monday, December 5, 4 – 6 p.m. The show will run November 1 through December 2 and be judged by North County prominent pastel artist Christine Bowman in three categories: watercolor; oil & acrylic; and other (mixed media, pastel, photography/ digital, etc.).

The reception, open to all, will take place on Second Saturday, November 12, 5 – 8 p.m., with the awards presentation taking place at 6 p.m.

The EAA welcomes new memberships with the following benefits: monthly art competitions at the Artists Gallery; monthly free art demonstrations by notable guest artists; informal art competitions with critiques by guest artists at the monthly meetings; participation in a peer critique group held on scheduled Thursday afternoons at the Artists Gallery, as well as opportunities to attend workshops at the EAA Artists Gallery given by some of our prominent demo artists. For more information about the association, call the Artists Gallery at 760 489-0338, or visit the club online at www.escondidoartist.

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