Calaveras County Arts Council winter Newsletter
We hope that you and yours are keeping healthy and happy this season.
We are looking forward to the time when we can be together again. We havebeen planning upcoming music seasons for a time when it's safe for all togather, plus a special event to celebrate.
Meanwhile, we keep the arts in Calaveras alive online. Please enjoy theartwork on our website, follow us on social media for artwork, updates, and news, and join our Zoom events (see below for the artist meeting in December.)
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SUPPORT THE ARTS IN CALAVERAS COUNTY
How do your contributions to the Calaveras County Arts Council keepthe arts blooming in Calaveras County?
We appreciate your generosity.
Artists December Meeting
December 16, 6 p.m.
Our November artists meeting was such fun, we wanted to offer another chance for artists and members to meet again in Decembervia Zoom.
Victoria Fout will again be leading the meeting, and will be sending out invitations soon.
We'd love for you to attend. Please contact Maggie at ccacinbox @ gmail.com for an invitation and a Zoom link.
One-of-a-Kind Gifts of Art
Colorful and charming, the One-of-a-Kind Gift Show at theCalaveras County Arts Council gallery in San Andreas is chock-a-block with artworks that will lighten this holiday season. This show represents the work of 25 artists, with over 40 pieces of joyful artwork.
You can see the show in the gallery by making an appointment with Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or you can enjoy and purchase the art online at the Arts Council’s website www.calaverasarts.org)
Poetry Out Loud 2021 News
Poetry Out Loud is most likely going virtual this year, as we continue to work to ensure the safety and health of participating students and staff.
Thanks to super-volunteer Ingrid Hjelmervik, who volunteered for the third year to chair and coordinate our local competitions, we'll again be joining the nationwide poetry competition, where high school students recite classic and contemporary poetry. This competition is open to all high school students in Calaveras County.
If interested in competing, or volunteering for this event, please email Kathy at goldrusharts18 @ gmail.com
ARTIST CALLS TO ENTRY
Post Cards for a New Year
Online gallery show presented by the
Calaveras County Arts Council
Online Registration starts December 1
Show online and in gallery: January 11 –February 26
Drop art off at gallery: January 4-8
(Drop off by appointment only. Email Kathy at goldrusharts18 @ gmail.com)
We invite artists from Calaveras, Amador, and Tuolumne Counties to participate in a postcard/small works show, Post Cards for a New Year. We are accepting up to 30 artists, with no more than 2 pieces of art per artist. This show will be displayed in the gallery and online.
We want to see postcard-size art that describes your experience of 2020, orwhat you’re hoping for in 2021. We’ve all had a rough 2020 and we’re all looking forward to 2021 being a better year. What postcard do you want to send to the world?
All artwork must be under 5” x 7” (You can orient that vertically or horizontally).If framed, frame must be no larger than 5” x 7” or 7” x 5.”
Use any medium: collage, digital, watercolor, acrylic. All oils must be thoroughly dry. If using charcoal or pastel, make sure artwork is well sealed with fixative. Please don’t use glitter, and affix all media securely.
Ironstone: Spring Obsession
Show opens: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Show closes: May 9, 2021
Once a year, Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys fills its winery with artwork andshowcases artwork from across the nation. This is a juried and a judged show,with prizes given.
Theme Division: Daffodils
Online Registration ends January 1, 2021
Online Registration ends January 31, 2021
Calaveras County Arts Council's mission is to build a unitedcommunity by awakening, supporting, and nourishing the arts.
We rely on people like you, who believe that the arts make this world a better place.
Give us a shout to find out how you can help. We need volunteers, helpers, members, and artists!
Call us at 209/754-1774 (message) or email at goldrusharts18 @ gmail.com
Become a member of the Arts Community in Calaveras County
Join the CCAC!
You can still join the CCAC in 2020! Your membership helps the arts grow in Calaveras County.
Calaveras County Arts Council
Our goal is to support, nourish, and awaken the arts in our community.