to the Euclid Art Association...
Euclid Art Association’s Annual
Spring Fine Art Show at the Euclid Public
Library starts Saturday, May 14, and runs
through Saturday, May 21, 2016. The
show is open during regular library hours.
Come and see original artwork by local artists.
We will have over 145 pieces of artwork on
display, including beautiful watercolors,
photography, oils, acrylics and more.
is a judged show and awards are given. Tom
Evert, an Ohio native who holds degrees in both
painting and dance from Ohio University, will be
Reception is on Wednesday, May 18, 2016,
from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at Euclid Library’s Lake
and Shore Rooms. All artists and members
are asked to bring finger food, plated and ready
to serve. Invite all your family and
friends to attend and the public is also welcome!
Euclid Art is holding a raffle featuring an
original framed floral artwork by the late, Dianne
Boldman, a local award winning artist who taught
art for over 30 years and was a member of the Ohio
Watercolor Society. We estimate the picture
to be worth $500. Tickets are sold during
the show for $1 each or 6 for $5. The
drawing will be held Sunday, May 22.
monthly meeting is on Monday, June 6, 2016
starting at 7:00pm and will feature our
annual Members’ Art Critique night.
This year our artwork will be critiqued by the
judge of our annual Spring Fine Art Show, Tom
Evert. This is always a very popular
meeting and many members take advantage of this
opportunity. Our members are requested to
bring only one picture to be
critiqued (or else the meeting could last all
Please join us, even if you do not have artwork to
be critiqued. We guarantee that you will
learn a lot. Our meeting is held at the East
Shore Church United Methodist, 23002 Lakeshore
Blvd., Euclid, OH 44123. Guests are always
welcomed and are asked for a $3.00 donation.
about Tom Evert.....he
holds degrees in both painting and dance from Ohio
University. Upon graduation, he moved to New
York City to apprentice with The Murray Louis and
Alwin Nikolais Dance Companies. From 1975-77
toured as a dancer and arts-in-education teacher
with the Phyllis Lamhut Dance Company.
After being involved in arts
education programming in the schools for 31 years,
Evert emerged as a prominent “teaching artist”
nationally and internationally. Through the
sponsorship of the Kennedy Center’s
Ohio-State-Based Partnership, Tom has been
actively presenting workshops for teachers on the
integration of arts activities into the teaching
of the core curriculum. Tom, who began his
college career in the visual arts, designs and
constructs many of the sets for his dances, is
also a muralist and is a sculptor of figurative
works for which he has received commissions and
prizes in invitational shows.
our May 2, 2016 meeting, we put together an
impromptu program. Our planned demonstrator
was unable to attend due to illness and we thank
our artists and president, Lee Peters, for
stepping forward and providing us with a very
inspirational and fun evening. Close to 30
members and guests participated in the evening
events and enjoyed a delicious refreshment table
thanks to our hostesses, Carolyn Swaffield and
Diane Marra. How many of those homemade
cupcakes did you eat? Visit the
for more info and pictures from the meeting.
We also thank our local printer, Euclid Blue
Printing, 908 East 222nd St., Euclid, 44123 for
sharing examples of their printing services and
offering a discount to Euclid Art members.
We encourage our members to see Glenn at Euclid
Blue for personal service and excellent quality of
your printing needs.
Creative Artists, Euclid Art and Hillcrest Art
groups first ever A Collaborative Fine Art Show
at Metroparks Lake Farmpark ended on April
30th. It was a big success! We thank
all the 34 local artists who participated by
displaying their beautiful artwork. Special
thanks to Denise Gressley and her staff at Lake
Farmpark for their help with the show.
Congratulations to Euclid Art member, Betsy Poti.
Her acrylic painting, Tranquil Falls, SOLD!
Great Workshops Scheduled for 2016:
Special thanks to David Rankin for another
great watercolor workshop on Saturday, April 23,
2016 on flowers! Check out the
Workshop page for pictures and interesting