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New Member Exhibition
January 2022

Exhibition Run Dates: January 5 - January 31, 2022

 

About: The 2022 Annual New Members' Exhibition recognizes and features the wide range of talented members who joined the Sonoran Arts League during the previous year. This collaborative show brings together a dynamic cross-section of artists, diverse in medium and level of establishment. To be eligible for this exhibition you must be a new member of the Sonoran Arts League with a join date some time during 2021. 


All submissions are processed online, to submit scroll to the bottom of this page and click 'Register for this Event'. If you need assistance submitting your artwork to be juried, please contact the Sonoran Arts League office at 480-575-6624.     
 

Important Dates:
  • Application Deadline: December 19, 2021
  • Jury Date: December 20, 2021
  • Artist Notification Date: December 28, 2021
  • Drop Off Date: January 4, 2022
  • Install Date: January 4, 2022
  • Reception Date: January 7, 2022 from 4pm-7pm
  • Exhibition Run Dates: January 5 - January 31, 2022
  • Artwork Pickup: February 1, 2022 from 10am - 12pm

 
Accepted Artwork:  This exhibit is open to all genres.
 

Call Fees:
  • $30 with 2 volunteer hours* for up to 5 pieces of work submitted.
  • $80 with no volunteer hours for up to 5 pieces of work submitted.
 *Volunteer hours must be completed in the 2022 calendar year with the Sonoran Arts League or be bought out at a rate of $25/hour.
 
Commission: The Sonoran Arts League retains a 25% commission on all exhibition sales.
 
Sales: The Sonoran Arts League will make payment of the sale price less the commission (25%) of all sold artwork directly to the artist. If work is purchased by credit card, credit card processing fees will be deducted from the payment to the artist. Checks will be available 10 days following the close of the show.
 
With the sale of work, the artist is encouraged to bring in new artwork as approved by the League office as replacement for the sold piece.
 

Display Requirements: Art must be in gallery ready condition and each piece must be well labeled.
  • Pieces with saw-tooth hangers will not accepted.
  • No filament fishing line is acceptable, all mounting systems must be strong enough to support the weight of the artwork.
  • For wall-mounted sculpture, if you require a system other than a standard picture hanger, the artist must provide the hanging system and must either mount the piece and/or supervise the hanging process.  
 
Selected Works: Artists selected for an exhibition will be given sufficient time to prepare their work and make drop off/delivery arrangements prior to the exhibit date. There is no maximum or minimum number of artists.
 
All work must be original, unsold work, & the artist must own the sole copyright to art.
 
Once your artwork is accepted there will be no substitutions and your work must remain in the Center for the Arts through the end of the show or until it sells. 
 

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11/1/2021
-12/19/2021
 


The Sonoran Arts League is proud to offer a Veteran Art Program to our military community, both active and retired, including free art classes, workshops, and open studio time, bridging the United States Armed Forces and the arts community by bringing the arts and art education to veterans and military.

Free for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.
Guests and Spouses are invited to join pending available space for $12. 

 

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12/9/2021
-12/9/2021
10:00am to 12:00pm


This 2 session class is designed for adults that have attended an Intro to Ceramics workshop at the Sonoran Arts League or who have prior experience with ceramics. Students will learn advanced handbuilding techniques.
 

 

Instructor: Robin Ray

 

2 Week Series - Class Dates:

  • December 10, 2021 - 9:00am to 4pm (with a 1 hour break for lunch)
  • December 17, 2021 - 9:00am to 4pm (with a 1 hour break for lunch)
 
  • Registration includes:
  • Weekly live lessons
  • Hands on instructor support
  • Ceramics materials provided at the Studio (clay, tools, wareboards, plastic, underglazes)
  • 2 rounds of firing
  • Glazes


Class Fee: $150
Materials Fee: $20 (to be paid directly to the instructor) 

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Adult Only (must be 18+)

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.
 


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12/10/2021
-12/17/2021
9:00am to 4:00pm


Free Art Workshop for Students in Grades 3 - 8.

Pottery Painting

Instructor: TBD

Painting your own ceramic piece is a fun and creative activity for all ages. Participants will select a bisque fired ceramic piece and use a variety of glazes and texture materials to paint their own pieces. Following the Glazing workshop the pieces will be kiln fired and will be available for pickup at the Sonoran Arts League - Center for the Arts the following week. 

This workshop is presented free to the community through the generous support of Kiwanis of Carefree. 


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12/11/2021
-12/11/2021
10:00am to 12:00pm


REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED. Sonoran Arts League Members will receive a meeting agenda and Zoom link via email one week prior to the meeting date.

Each month the Sonoran Arts League brings together its members to discuss upcoming events, current arts trends and news from the organization. League membership meetings are also key opportunities for members to network amongst each other, develop new relationships, and stay up to date on all things Sonoran Arts League. Each meeting features a live artist demo following the business portion of the meeting. 
 

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12/13/2021
-12/13/2021
5:30pm to 6:30pm


The Sonoran Arts League Board of Directors determines the strategic direction of the organization while addressing economic development, growth, and unity amid a global pandemic. Board members will work to continue to build strong partnerships and connections that benefit the Sonoran Arts League members and the surrounding community. 

Sonoran Arts League members are invited to attend board meetings as guests or submit items to be added to the agenda for presentation during a meeting. 

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12/14/2021
-12/14/2021
9:00am to 11:00am


In this class participants will learn how to draw the skull as well as the planes of the head. An important step in learning how to draw portraits, this class will review perspective, shadows, angles, and more. 

The Sonoran Arts League is proud to offer a Veteran Art Program to our military community, both active and retired, including free art classes, workshops, and open studio time, bridging the United States Armed Forces and the arts community by bringing the arts and art education to veterans and military.


Free for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.
Guests and Spouses are invited to join pending available space for $12. 

 

more info...
12/16/2021
-12/16/2021
10:00am to 12:00pm


This 4-week class is designed for youth artists in grades 6-12 of beginner and intermediate experience levels. Students will learn handbuilding techniques tailored to their experience level and surface treatments to works created.
 

 Instructor: Robin Ray
 

4 Week Series - Class Dates:

  • January 6, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • January 13, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • January 20, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • January 27, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm


Registration includes:

  • 4 Weekly live lessons
  • Hands on instructor support
  • Ceramics materials provided at the Studio (clay, tools, wareboards, plastic, underglazes)
  • 2 rounds of firing
  • Glazes


Class Fee: $0 - This workshop is presented free to the community through the generous support of Kiwanis of Carefree. 
Materials Fee: $20 to be paid by participant. 

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Youth Artists (grades 6-12 recommended) 

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.


Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio, 7100 E. Cave Creek Road , Ste 164, Cave Creek, AZ 85331


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1/6/2022
-1/27/2022
4:00pm to 5:30pm


This 4-week class is designed for adults of beginner and intermediate experience levels. Students will learn handbuilding techniques tailored to their experience level and surface treatments to works created.
 

 

Instructor: Robin Ray

 

4 Week Series - Class Dates:

  • January 7. 2022 - 9:00am to Noon
  • January 14, 2022 - 9:00am to Noon
  • January 21, 2022 - 9:00am to Noon
  • January 28, 2022- 9:00am to Noon


Registration includes:

  • 4 Weekly live lessons
  • Hands on instructor support
  • Ceramics materials provided at the Studio (clay, tools, wareboards, plastic, underglazes)
  • 2 rounds of firing
  • Glazes


Class Fee: $150
Materials Fee: $20 (to be paid directly to the instructor) 

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Adult Only (must be 18+)

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.
 


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1/7/2022
-1/28/2022
9:00am to 12:00pm


Free Art Workshop for Students in Grades 3 - 8.

Found Object Assemblage 

Instructor: Jelena Eros

Participants will create a three-dimensional work of art made from combinations of materials including found objects or non-traditional art materials.

Class Fee: $0 - This workshop is presented free to the community through the generous support of Kiwanis of Carefree. 
Materials Fee: $10 to be paid by participant, scholarships available.

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.


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1/8/2022
-1/8/2022
10:00am to 12:00pm


This meeting will be streamed via Zoom. Sonoran Arts League Members will receive a meeting agenda and Zoom link via email one week prior to the meeting date. 

Each month the Sonoran Arts League brings together its members to discuss upcoming events, current arts trends and news from the organization. League membership meetings are also key opportunities for members to network amongst each other, develop new relationships, and stay up to date on all things Sonoran Arts League. 
 

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1/10/2022
-1/10/2022
5:30pm to 6:30pm


Instructor: Kathleen Nelson



Explore the art of fused glass and create a beautiful wall art piece. Students in this class will complete a 6x8” wall vase. Class should last about 2 hours. Using various types of glass, pebbles (drops of glass), stringers (thin glass rods), glass flower petals and frit (ground glass). Students will create a garden scene with a pocket where fresh or dried flowers can be displayed. For safety please wear closed toed shoes to class.


Class Fee: $75
Materials Fee: $20 (to be collected by instructor)

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Minimum age of 12. Ages 12-17 ok, but must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.


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1/11/20221:00pm to 4:00pm


The Sonoran Arts League Board of Directors determines the strategic direction of the organization while addressing economic development, growth, and unity amid a global pandemic. Board members will work to continue to build strong partnerships and connections that benefit the Sonoran Arts League members and the surrounding community. 

Board meetings are held monthly on the third Tuesday of the month. Sonoran Arts League members are invited to attend board meetings as guests or submit items to be added to the agenda for presentation during a meeting. 

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1/18/2022
-1/18/2022
9:00am to 11:00am


Instructor: Kathleen Nelson


Explore the art of fused glass. Students in this two day class will complete two flowers. The first day will be designing, cutting and arranging the glass to form a flower. Once this is done the flowers will be put in a kiln to fuse, then slumped over a mold that will create the flower shape (a total of 48 hours in the kiln). The flower will then be drilled. The second day of class the flower will be assembled to give it a stem and gold or silver paint can be added as an embellishment. Flowers will be ready to take home at the end of the second week. Please wear closed toed shoes to class for safety.


Class Fee: $70
Materials Fee: $10 (to be collected by instructor)

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Minimum age of 12. Ages 12-17 ok, but must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.


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2/8/2022
-2/15/2022
1:00pm to 4:00pm


Instructor: Kathleen Nelson


Explore the art of fused glass. Students in this two day class will complete two flowers. The first day will be designing, cutting and arranging the glass to form a flower. Once this is done the flowers will be put in a kiln to fuse, then slumped into a mold that will create the flower shape (a total of 48 hours in the kiln). The flower will then be drilled. The second day of class the flower will be assembled to give it a stem and gold or silver paint can be added as an embellishment. Flowers will be ready to take home at the end of the second week. Please wear closed toed shoes to class for safety.


Class Fee: $70
Materials Fee: $10 (to be collected by instructor)

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Minimum age of 12. Ages 12-17 ok, but must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.


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2/8/2022
-2/15/2022
5:00pm to 8:00pm


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