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Calendar of Events - Sonoran Arts League

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Events in the month of October 2021


Friday, October 1, 2021 - Friday, October 29, 2021

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:

  • October 1. 2021 - 9:00am to Noon
  • October 8, 2021 - 9:00am to Noon
  • October 15, 2021 - No formal instruction, class outing to Empty Bowls Event at Noon.
  • October 22, 2021 - 9:00am to Noon
  • October 29, 2021 - 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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Saturday, October 2, 2021 - Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Art

The Gift of Art Exhibition
December 2021 

Exhibition Run Dates: December 2, 2021 - January 3, 2022

Submission Deadline: November 14, 2021
 

About: This un-themed, Members’-only exhibition is designed to showcase work that represents you as an artist and offers the community the chance to purchase and give the artwork as a holiday gift. It is encouraged that items be priced in a "gift-able" range below $300 but it is not required. 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the early submission deadline to account for the Thanksgiving holiday and the influx of art festivals, fairs, tours, etc. this time of year we WILL ALLOW pieces to be substituted after the initial application if a piece sells in the interim and is no longer available for the exhibition. 


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: November 14, 2021
  • Jury Date: November 16, 2021
  • Artist Notification Date: November 18, 2021
  • Drop Off Date: December 1, 2021
  • Install Date: December 1, 2021
  • Reception Date: December 3, 2021 4pm-7pm
  • Exhibition Run Dates: December 2, 2021 - January 3, 2022
  • Artwork Pickup: January 4, 2022

 
Accepted Artwork:  This exhibit is open to all mediums. 
 

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 2021 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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Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Create an unique bowl or plate using glass pebbles.

 

Instructor: Kathleen Nelson


Using a combination of clear and colored  glass pebbles make a one of a kind bowl to grace your home or as a gift for that someone special.  Bowl will be approximately 11 inches. Student has the option of having the finished piece slumped as a bowl or a plate.



Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $15 (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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Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Create an unique bowl or plate using glass pebbles.

 

Instructor: Kathleen Nelson


Using a combination of clear and colored  glass pebbles make a one of a kind bowl to grace your home or as a gift for that someone special.  Bowl will be approximately 11 inches. Student has the option of having the finished piece slumped as a bowl or a plate.



Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $15 (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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Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Meet the Members Coffee offers a relaxed networking opportunity to meet other members, share artistic ideas, and learn more about the League. Held monthly on the first Wednesday, all members are welcome. 

Coffee and breakfast pastries will be provided. 

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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:

  • October 6, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • October 13, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • October 20, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • October 27, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm


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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Friday, October 8, 2021 - Friday, October 8, 2021
Enjoy an evening of sips, snacks and social time as you paint with expert artist instructor Casey Cheuvront. We'll provide the laid-back ambiance, painting supplies, and step-by-step instructions.

This class is for ages 21+.

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

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Saturday, October 9, 2021 - Saturday, October 9, 2021

Free Art Workshop for Students in Grades 3 - 8.

Tie Dye Fun! 

Instructor: TBD


Perspective is used to represent the ways objects appear smaller as they move farther into the distance. It adds depth and dimension to flat images. In art, there are three types of perspective: one-point, two-point, and three-point. Throughout the course of this class participants will work to identify subjects from a specific point of view and scale space properly. 

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


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Thursday, October 14, 2021 - Thursday, October 14, 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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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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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Thursday, October 21, 2021 - Thursday, October 21, 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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Thursday, October 21, 2021 - Thursday, October 21, 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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Thursday, October 28, 2021 - Thursday, October 28, 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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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Discover a whole new world of artistic possibility when you combine different mediums. Enjoy layering colors, patterns, and materials and mix in painting, drawing, and layering to create work that is diverse and unique from anything else you've done before! 

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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Monday, October 11, 2021
REGISTRATION FOR IN-PERSON MEETING REQUIRED.

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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