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CALL FOR ART - The Gift of Art Exhibition
10/2/2021 - 11/14/2021

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. 
 
Location: Sonoran Arts League - Center for the Arts
7100 E. Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Registration ends on 11/15/2021






Free Art Workshop for Veterans - Open Studio
10/28/2021 - 10/28/2021

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. 

 
Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio
7100 E. Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, Ar 85331

There are currently 9 spots remaining out of 12






Holiday Plate Glass Class
11/2/2021 - 11/2/2021

Want an early start on Holiday Cheer? 

 

Instructor: Kathleen Nelson


Have fun creating a holiday themed plate.  Students will create an 8 x 8” plate with a holiday theme of their choice in this 2-3 hour class.  Multiple options will be available using glass cut outs, frit (ground glass), glass noodles and stringers.  These plates will be a joyful way to celebrate the holiday session, or a great hostess gift for that important party.  Come and enjoy a chance to work with fused glass.  Plates will be ready for pick up the next week.


Class Fee: $55
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.


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

There are currently 2 spots remaining out of 12






Holiday Plate Glass Class
11/2/2021 - 11/2/2021

Want an early start on Holiday Cheer? 

 

Instructor: Kathleen Nelson


Have fun creating a holiday themed plate.  Students will create an 8 x 8” plate with a holiday theme of their choice in this 2-3 hour class.  Multiple options will be available using glass cut outs, frit (ground glass), glass noodles and stringers.  These plates will be a joyful way to celebrate the holiday session, or a great hostess gift for that important party.  Come and enjoy a chance to work with fused glass.  Plates will be ready for pick up the next week.


Class Fee: $55
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.


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

There are currently 7 spots remaining out of 8






Meet the Members Coffee
11/3/2021 - 11/3/2021

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. 
Location: Sonoran Arts League - Center for the Arts
1700 E Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331







Free Art Workshop for Veterans - Composition with Ted Loomis (Part 2 of 2)
11/4/2021 - 11/4/2021

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. 

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

There are currently 10 spots remaining out of 12






Ceramics Mini-Intensive: Handbuilding & Surface Design (2 Week Series)
11/5/2021 - 11/12/2021

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:

  • November 5, 2021 - 9:00am to 4pm (with a 1 hour break for lunch)
  • November 12, 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.
 


Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio
7100 E Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Registration ends on 11/5/2021
There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






General Member Meeting
11/8/2021 - 11/8/2021

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. 
 
Location: Meeting hosted via Zoom







Free Art Workshop for Veterans - Open Studio
11/11/2021 - 11/11/2021

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. 

 
Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio
7100 E. Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, Ar 85331

There are currently 11 spots remaining out of 12






Free Youth Art Workshop: Beading Bonanza
11/13/2021 - 11/13/2021

Free Art Workshop for Students in Grades 3 - 8.

Beading Bonanza!  

Instructor: TBD


Participants will learn the basics of beading and make creations of their own design! We will supply the necessary materials including:  beading wire, crimp tubes, a clasp, and an assortment of beads, gemstones, and charms to create a work of art. 

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


Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio
7100 E Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331


The attendee limit has been reached for this event.




Board of Directors Meeting
11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021

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







Free Art Workshop for Veterans
11/18/2021 - 11/18/2021

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. 

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

There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






Meet the Members Coffee
12/1/2021 - 12/1/2021

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. 
Location: Sonoran Arts League - Center for the Arts
1700 E Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331







Mixed Media Paper Collage on Canvas (1pm)
12/1/2021

Instructor: Nancy Breiman

 

Easy DIY project that will have your friends thinking you’re a Pro! Come join me to learn how to create a beautiful paper collage painting on canvas. After attending this workshop, you will be able to create your own paper collage projects at home. With wrapping paper, tissue paper, a printer and a few inexpensive art materials you can start a new creative hobby at home. You will leave the workshop with a finished painting you can be proud of. No artistic skills are needed and all supplies are provided.

Class Fee: $45
Materials Fee: $15 (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.


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

There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






Mixed Media Paper Collage on Canvas (5:30pm)
12/1/2021

Instructor: Nancy Breiman

 

Easy DIY project that will have your friends thinking you’re a Pro! Come join me to learn how to create a beautiful paper collage painting on canvas. After attending this workshop, you will be able to create your own paper collage projects at home. With wrapping paper, tissue paper, a printer and a few inexpensive art materials you can start a new creative hobby at home. You will leave the workshop with a finished painting you can be proud of. No artistic skills are needed and all supplies are provided.

Class Fee: $45
Materials Fee: $15 (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.


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

There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






Free Art Workshop for Veterans - Mixed Media Paper Collage on Canvas with Nancy Breiman
12/2/2021 - 12/2/2021

Easy DIY project that will have your friends thinking you’re a Pro! Come join me to learn how to create a beautiful paper collage painting on canvas. After attending this workshop, you will be able to create your own paper collage projects at home. With wrapping paper, tissue paper, a printer and a few inexpensive art materials you can start a new creative hobby at home. You will leave the workshop with a finished painting you can be proud of. No artistic skills are needed and all supplies are provided.

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. 

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

There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






Free Art Workshop for Veterans - Open Studio
12/9/2021 - 12/9/2021

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. 

 
Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio
7100 E. Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, Ar 85331

There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






Ceramics Mini-Intensive: Handbuilding & Surface Design (2 Week Series)
12/10/2021 - 12/17/2021

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.
 


Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio
7100 E Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Registration ends on 12/10/2021
There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






Free Youth Art Workshop: Pottery Painting
12/11/2021 - 12/11/2021

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. 


Location: Sonoran Arts League - Arts Learning Studio
7100 E Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331


The attendee limit has been reached for this event.




Free Art Workshop for Veterans - Skull Drawings with Jelena Eros
12/16/2021 - 12/16/2021

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. 

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

There are currently 12 spots remaining out of 12






Board of Directors Meeting
12/21/2021 - 12/21/2021

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