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  • Paint in the Park by Peninsula Art Academy

    ARE YOU READY? Paint the Park, a Plein Air competition is being presented by the Peninsula Art Academy, Oct. 14-17—Best of Show prize of $2,000 and 4 Awards of Excellence of $500. To help you gear up, David Rankin is offering Plein Air Procedures Zoom Workshop, August 26, 6-8 pm. A $10 or more donation to Peninsula Art Academy is requested to register for the Zoom Class Workshop. Please give us your name, phone, and email in order to send you a Zoom link. This year's event will consist of painting in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Map will be provided) and it will be judged by David Rankin, internationally renowned watercolor artist, and instructor As always, canvasses must be stamped by Peninsula Art Academy before painting between Thursday, Oct 14th, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Saturday, Oct 16th, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm the last day of painting. The reception will be on Sunday, October 17th, from 3-6 pm, to accommodate out-of-town entrants. The entrance fee is $50 to hang one painting. Additional paintings may be submitted for $25 each providing they have been stamped. Submitted paintings must be framed and ready for hanging by 5:00 pm Saturday, October 16th. For details and links click here!

  • Plein Air Locations

    Hello, plein air painters.... below is a listing for the next two Wednesdays for our plein air painting locations. Now that it's October, the weather is more changeable than during the summer, so we'll be playing it week by week. This week's location is rather special, and if it rains, I'll try to get permission for us to reschedule at that spot before the end of the season, which regrettably, is quickly approaching. So bundle up and prepare for the weather, and come join us if it's not raining. As always, our location will also be posted on the Medina County Art League's Facebook page: Wednesday, October 13, 2021…..Coonrad Farm/ CVNP Ranger’s Station, 10340 Riverview Rd., Brecksville, Ohio 44141. This site is not usually open to the public, but we’ve obtained permission from the Park Service to come to paint this Wednesday. Situated up a hill overlooking the Valley, this property was once a dairy farm and part of the growing cheese-making business in the Cuyahoga Valley after the canal and railroad were built in the 1800s. Besides wide views of the Valley, there is also a barn and a lovely brick Victorian farmhouse. The drive is located about 1 1/4 miles north of Boston Road on the west side of the street. Wednesday, October 20, 2021…..Crown Point Ecology Center. If anyone has any questions, please contact me. Betty

  • Current and Upcoming Shows

    Women in Art at the Medina Library 3rd Floor B. Smith Gallery - This show features MCAL Members Joy Amos, Deanna Clucas, Teenia Geig-Koehler, Barbara Johns, Gail Martonicz, and Darlene Young. The show runs through September 26 during library hours. Whiskey Painters of America Exhibition and Sale at Cuyahoga Valley Art Center until October 7th. - This show features MCAL Members Sharon Borror, Deanna Clucas, Sally Heston, Barbara Johns, Bob Maurer, and Helga Reid. Women’s Art League Fall Show at Summit Artspace Transitions Gallery - This show will include some members of MCAL. The show opens October 8th with an in-person reception 5-7 pm. Closes December 18th. Kaleidoscope Holiday show opens October 8th through December 18th also at Summit Artspace in the main gallery in person and virtually. The show is open to members of the Alliance for Visual Arts. Akron Society of Artists, Artists of Rubber City, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, and Women’s Art League of Akron. This is a highly competitive juried show. Members of MCAL are also members of these organizations. Current Women’s Art League show at Laurel Lake Retirement Community award winners are Deanna Clucas Best of Show, Sally Heston 2nd place, and Helga Reid Honorable Mention As always if you know of a show and would like it included in our newsletter, please email us the details!

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  • Medina County Art League Art in the Park

    Vendor MAP Artist List Artist Email Medium Space Abel, Todd toddabellglass@gmail.com glass 59 Axelrod, Marvin toddabellglass@gmail.com photography 20 Barbee, Barb barbbarbee@aol.com jewelry 18 Bitans, Marita mbitans@roadrunner.com photography 27 Blair, Susan uncommon_clay@yahoo.com ceramics 37 Bolgar, Pat accessoryart@gmail.com jewelry 74 Bordine, David d.bordine@hotmail.com glass 10 Brady, Scott ScottoftheBoro@yahoo.com ink L-2 Camus, Alisha Alisha.camus@gmail.com wood 51 Clark, Kelley mkrbab@yahoo.com birdhouses L-4 Clucas, Deanna deanna.clucas@roadrunner.com painting 4 Corbin, Alex alex.corbin224@gmail.com photography L-3 Couch, April madpac@aol.com wood/mixedmedia 12 Croce, Tom info@tomcrocephoto.com photography 73 Dean, Alexandra andean@student.cia.edu printmaking 33 Denczak, Denise denisedenczak4460@gmail.com metal 55 Des Forges, Linda katesklosetandKrafts@gmail.com floral W-3 Disch, Kate katedisch@hotmail.com leather 8 Dressler, Julia bestsuncatchers@hotmail.com photography B-3 Edinger, Henry hbedinger@aol.com painting 38 Everhard, Kimberlee keverharddesign@gmail.com painting 42 Finesilver, Nancy nafine@zoominternet.net ceramics 67 Fisher, Annabelle afisher@neo.rr.com jewelry 48 Fisk, Alan waf@roadrunner.com jewelry 22 Friedman, Julie Julief1@earthlink.net fiber N-1 Gibson, Jeffrey crookedriverimages@gmail.com photography 11 Gilbert, Tom & Desiree thomasgilbert0222@gmail.com wood 47 Haplea, Barb barbhaplea@aol.com jewelry 9 Hemmerling, Janeth hemmerling72@yahoo.com jewelry 40 Henikman, Bob & Mary henikman@zoominternet.net wood 21 Hobby, Jeneen jeneenhobby@gmail.com photography 34 Jandrey, Kathy kjandrey63@gmail.com ceramics 57 Karpy, Tom watatees@gmail.com tshirts 72 Kent, Bill wkent001@nycap.rr.com metal 63 Kent, Darrell darrellkent67@outlook.com inkmarkers 19 Kiley, David dkphoto@zoominternet.net photography 60 Laine, Philippe philippedujour@yahoo.com paintedsilk 15 Lamb, Elaine bnelamb79@gmail.com ceramics 29 Lehnhardt, JoAnn joannlehn@yahoo.com wood 26 Lemons, Pamela MostlyMaille@MostlyMaille.com jewelry 36 Leonard, Joe jleonardcarvings@frontier.com wood 58 Lewis, Barb blewis1881@yahoo.com wood 6 MCAL Scholarship medinacountyartleague@gmail.com scholarship 39 Margeson, Jana blackcatbeads2000@hotmail.com jewelry 68 Martonicz, Gail dgmdiver@gmail.com painting 13 Medina County Art League medinacountyartleague@gmail.com various 49-50 Medina County Historical Society mchs@zoominternet.net literature 25 Miller, Bill dreamstrokesart@yahoo.com mixedmedia 5 Mohr, Karri paintedgarden@paintedgarden.com wood 24 Mowen, Mark mowen@leatherstuff.com leather 54 Murray, Bette blm44691@yahoo.com metal/clay 44 Neal, Greg greg@nealpottery.com pottery W-2 Olivia Blubaugh osoriginaljewelry@yahoo.com jewelry 62 Olivia's Kloset oliviaskloset@aol.com craft/fiber 53 Osterhaudt, Linda lindao@oh.rr.com jewelry 52 Peterson, Chandra chandraghb@hotmail.com woodcraft 3 Petranek, Glenn photoeye56@gmail.com photography 14 Poff, Don dapoff@gmail.com metal 69-70 Posch, Maryann poschandgulyas@gmail.com jewelry 43 Pozarski, Bob glassbob@hotmail.com glass 7 Reed, Don donreed@fineartbydonreed.com painting 56 Reilly, Cyndi clarkpotterystudio@gmail.com ceramics 46 Riggle, Russ possumproducts@tusco.net woodtoys 66 Rohrbaugh, Judy fineartstoneware@sbcglobal.net jewelry 30 Schultz, Jack jacko1950@roadrunner.com photography 32 Shaffer, Lisa foxfeatherdesigns@outlook.com metal L-1 Shafron, David info@darbynwoods.com wood B-4 Shepard, Petty novella123@charter.net baskets 17 Sheriff, Sonja sonjasheriff@hotmail.com jewelry 61 Silverman, Eric ericjasonsilverman@gmail.com photography 41 Smith, Ashley atlasandaether@gmail.com jewelry 28 Stiber, Genmarie Rootsvases@aol.com glass/plants 16 Stolzenberger, Sharon sstolz0235@gmail.com painting 45 Storer, Karen jewelfish@columbus.rr.com jewelry 31 Stringer, Jennifer jennifer.stringer2@yahoo.com jewelry 2 Szalkowski, Emily emilyszalkowski@yahoo.com drawing 23 Verstraete, Mary mcverstraete@gmail.com photography W-1 Western Reserve Kettle Korn wrkettlekorn@gmail.com food 71 Worden, Jennifer JLWordenArts@gmail.com glass/metal/mixed 1 Yano, Thomas thomyano@yahoo.com metal 64-65 Young, Darlene odzar02@aol.com painting 13 Zajac, Francine francinezajac@yahoo.com ceramics 35 ART in the PARK ARCHIVES 2020 | 2019

  • Membership Application | MCAL Official

    Online Membership Form 2021-2022 Memberships are for the current year which runs from July 1, 2021 thru June 30, 2022 Medina County Art League, Inc is a 501c3 Charitable Organization. All members must be 18 years or Older. Membership Type New Membership Membership Renewal Select an item ($) Individual Membership (7/2021-6/2022) - $33.00 Individual Membership (7/2021-6/2022) + $10 Donation to Scholarship Fund - $43.00 Individual Membership (7/2021-6/2022) + $20 Donation to Scholarship Fund - $53.00 Couples Membership (7/2021-6/2022) - $43.00 Couples Membership (7/2021-6/2022) + $10 Donation to Scholarship Fund - $53.00 Couples Membership (7/2021-6/2022) + $20 Donation to Scholarship Fund - $63.00 Note: If you would like to donate an amount not listed above to the scholarship fund, please click here and visit our Donation Page and submit as a separate transaction. First Name Last Name Spouse's Name (if Couple Membership) Address (including City, State, and Zip Code) Phone Number Email Medium (s) Signature Member of (examples: OWS, WPA, etc.) Check here if you do not want your phone number listed in the membership directory. Check here if you want to be on a committee or be active in some other way. Proceed to Checkout Thanks for your order!

  • Medina County Art League

    OCTOBER MEMBERS MEETING DAN LINDNER OCTOBER 25, 2021 @ 7pm @ ROOT COMMUNITY ROOM Join Us at the Root Community Room on October 25 @ 7 pm as we welcome Dan Lindner. The meeting will also be streamed via Zoom for those uncomfortable with meeting in person due to Covid. Zoom Mtg Link From the original Picket Fence Show to the Art In The Park of today. Artists of Medina County Ohio join to promote the arts. Every summer we sponsor Art in the Park, an outdoor festival of the arts. ​ eveNTS // EXHIBITIONS // SHOWS Date Event Presenter Location 10/25/2021 October Members Meeting Dan Lindner Root Community Room 11/23/2021 November Members Meeting Mel Gruneau Root Community Room 01/25/2022 January Members Critique Carolyn Lewis Root Community Room 03/01/2022 February Members Meeting C. Arthur Croyle Root Community Room 03/21/2022 March Scholarship Awards Meeting Janet Baran TBA 04/25/2022 April Members Meeting Helen Wilson Root Community Room 05/23/2022 May Members Meeting Linda McFarlin Root Community Room Page 1 of 1 NEWS Plein Air Locations Current and Upcoming Shows September Members Meeting: Doug Unger Cool Beans Cafe: Fall 2021 Show 2021 Ohio Watercolor Show Looking Back in MCAL History: September 2021 MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS Member discounts on MCAL Workshops Free subscription to the MCAL newsletter "Drawing Attention" Relationship building with other MCAL Members Monthly Instruction and Demos at the Membership General Meeting Opportunities to show your work at various local venues. Opportunities to show your work at Art in the Park and Aquarius Learn How to Join Medina County Art League Objectives To promote the education, exploration, awareness, and development of visual arts. To promote group and community interest in, and appreciation of the arts. To sponsor and/or provide opportunities for art shows, exhibits, and community projects.

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