Community Art News

Faith Watercolor Painters Group

of Faith Presbyterian Church

3002 N. 2nd Street, Emmaus, PA 18049

(Cherokee and 2nd Street)

Contact Richard Farmer for details at (610) 967-4401 of

If six people sign up, Richard will conduct a six-week session this fall. This class is open to all water media, pencil or pastel. (The church does not allow use of solvents)

Call to Artists

Nature in Art, Lehigh Gap Nature Center's seventh annual art show, will be held Saturday, November 9 to Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Exhibition dates: November 9-17, 2019

Deadline for email entry: October 18, 2019

Notification of acceptance: October 28, 2019

Delivery of accepted artwork: November 8, 2019 - Drop off artwork from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at LGNC's Osprey House, located at 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, PA 18080

Artist's Reception: November 17, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Pick up artwork: After reception or on November 18, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.

See for more information.

13th Annual Juried Exhibition

Sponsored by The Baum School of Art & The Morning Call

The Baum School of Art, The Fowler Community Room, August 15th - September 11th, 2019

Reception & Awards, Third Thursday, August 15th, 2019, Reception 6pm to 8pm, Awards 6:30 pm

The Baum School of Art and The Morning Call invite artists to submit their two-dimensional artwork for their Annual Juried Exhibition. Subject matter is open to each artist's interpretation. THERE ARE NO ENTRY FEES.

Must pre-register by Friday, July 19. Work delivery, Wednesday and Thursday August 7th & 8th, from 9 am to 9pm.

By emailing the following information to or visiting you acknowledge your understanding of the general information and that the artwork submitted is an original work created by you.

Work pick up Friday and Saturday, September 13th & 14th, 9 am to 3pm.

Watercolor Workshop with Glenn E. Blue, PWS

October 24 to 26, 2019, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Click here to view Glenn Blue Flyer

Click here to view Glenn Blue's website

Parkland Art League is hosting Glenn E. Blue, PWS for a watercolor workshop Creating Glowing Winter Landscapes

Students will learn tips and tricks for creating better winter landscapes including atmosphere, fog, snow and figures. Students will complete two to three paintings over the course of three days.

Held at the Cetronia Fire Company Social Hall, 18 S. Scenic Street, Allentown, PA 18104 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Lunch is available for purchase on site. Parkland Art League Members will receive a discounted rate and you can too! JOIN the Parkland Art League and save $5 over the full course fee. If you wish to pay by check, please make it payable to "Parkland Art League" and mail it to Howard Ellsworth, 3434 W. Highland Street, Allentown, PA 18031. (Or pay online at The full course fee is due by October 1, 2019. If you need to cancel, full refunds will be granted by September 24, 2019 after that date no refund unless a substitute is available to take your place. Directions to the venue and a materials list will be emailed to all registrants.

Workshops at the Art is Inn

9868 Weiss Road, Breinigsville, PA

Alain Picard: Painterly Techniques in Landscape and Portrait

September 3 to 5, 2019, 9:30 AM to 4:30 Pm. - This 3 day workshop with Alain Picard is suitable for oil and pastel mediums.

David Lee: 2-Day Watercolor Workshop

Thursday, October 3 to Friday, October 4, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. - Join award winning watercolor master David Lee for two days of watercolor immersion. David will share his methods of seeing and interpreting his vision onto paper. He will share tips to help you paint faster. Learn how to keep your paintings fresh and how to manage figures. Plan for some plein air painting if the weather permits. There will be one hour demonstrations each morning and afternoon followed by plenty of time for students to work on their paintings. David will visit each of you at your station for ample one on one time to have your problems and questions answered.

Open Studio

Fridays 1:00 to 4:00 PM (Sign up on website) Other times by appointment

Artists looking for a place to hold a workshop or have an exhibition of their work, call Deb Haaf at (610) 533-5345 or email

For workshop details, visit

Pastel Workshop

with Jacqueline Meyerson, PSA

Beginners welcome. Come have fun!

Six two hour classes for $110. Held at Hobby Lobby in Easton.

For more info call (610)336-0589 or visit

Pastel Classes at the Banana Factory

Taught by Marianne Knipe. Intro and Intermediate Pastel Painting. Check the Banana Factory website for further information and registration.

gallery 840

840 Hamilton Street, Suite 101, Allentown, PA 18101

Hours: W 11-2:30, Th 11:5:30, F 11-2:30, Sat 10-3

New Exhibit:

"LAYERS: of Artistic Process" September 5 through October 5

Opening Reception - September 7, 12 to 3 pm, Third Thursday reception, September 5, 7 pm.

Artists John Carl Brew, Hershel Dorney and Jill R. Snyder join together to bring an exhibit of intuitive painting, sculpture and glass mosaic.

YOUTH CLASSES: Homeschool Art classes begin Septpember 11. Drawing, painting and art history are combined creative mixed age classes for children 5 to 15.

Email for details.

Easton Riverside Festival of the Arts

Festival time and dates: September 21st and 22nd, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, rain or shine event

See website for details.

Exhibitor Booths, Juried Art Show and Plein Aire Contest