Dodge City Days workshop
For several years now we have hosted a special mixed media workshop to celebrate Dodge City Days. This year participants created fancy boots with a variety of techniques. Thank you to Mary Ann Hendrix and Sarah Schaeffer for leading the activity.
On May 20 we spent a fun filled afternoon printing decorative papers with Gelli plates. Sarah Schaeffer demonstrated a variety of techniques to print textures and patterns.
Robin Valenzuela Reception
On April 28th we hosted the Final Friday reception for Robin Valenzuela. Her bold, colorful landscapes are created with a variety of media. The Garden City artist work can be seen in many local and statewide exhibitions. Her work will be at the gallery through the month of May.
April 15th we hosted our first workshop for the 2023 season. Mary Ann Hendrix led our participants through the process of painting a watercolor bouquet of spring tulips. We had a wonderful afternoon and met some new friends.
Devlin Goldworm Reception
Our featured artist this month is Devlin Goldworm, professor of art at Dodge City Community College. A mix of whimsy and thought provoking images make up this exhibition. Come down to the gallery and enjoy his work in person.
On Saturday, November 12, guild member, Patty McGee led an acrylic painting workshop. Participants were led through the process of creating a lovely sunflower painting. Thank you to all that came for the afternoon of fun and art.
On October 15th Mary Ann Hendrix led a wonderful watercolor workshop at the guild. Participants created festive cardinals while learning a variety of painting techniques
LongHorn Collage Class
The guild celebrated Dodge City Days with a collage workshop with longhorns as a subject matter. Sarah Schaeffer led the workshop participants through the process of creating unique critters with hand printed papers.
Katie Hendrix-Long led our drawing workshop on June 25th. She led participants through the process of shading a drawing of a goat with compressed charcoal. Yet another highly successful art journey
On Saturday May 21 a small but determined group of artists worked with guest instructor, Nora Taylor. We explored the process of creating a realistic portrait with watercolor. Not an easy task but with Nora’s guidance we all came through with lovely results.
Our first workshop of the season was roaring success! We had such good fun learning from Susan Bunyan. Each of the participants used her techniques to decorate their birdhouses. We hope Susan will come back next season and do it again.
Needle Felting Workshop
Each October the guild puts together a silent auction as fund raiser for end of year expenses. This year’s event was wonderful. Guild members went above and beyond with the quality of work anSunday, November 21, a group of guild patrons got together for an afternoon of fun and a special project. Heather Vandermeer led this workshop on how to use needle felting to create beautiful floral forms. We had such fun and learned a whole new technique.
Each October the guild puts together a silent auction as fund raiser for end of year expenses. This year’s event was wonderful. Guild members went above and beyond with the quality of work and our loyal friends were very supportive.
On Saturday, September 25th the guild hosted another workshop. Guild member Patty McGee led participants through a step by step process of painting an acrylic landscape. Yet another great afternoon of friendship and creativity.
Cowboys and Princesses
On a warm day in June, a group of artist came together for this colorful painting class. The cowboys and princesses were all unique and really exemplify Dodge City culture.
These decorative geometric designs are popular for outdoor decorations on houses, fences, and the like. Guest instructor, Lynn Hewes, directed participants through the process of drawing and painting these designs with exterior grade materials.