LVAG News August 30, 2023

Hello Members 

Opening Reception

Friday September 1, 5-8 pm

Acrylic Paintings by Karla Knief Sill

Pixel Art Class

Saturday September 2, 2023 12pm 

Art Pickup:

Any member who had art displayed in the 6×6 Project Show, Please pick up your art if you have not done so. The opening reception for Karla Sill’s show this friday is a perfect time to do. Pick up your art and see a great new art exhibit and meet the artist as well. 

Annual Member Appreciation Picnic

Sunday, September 10th 1:00 – 4:00

Located At the Arts Center

We celebrate another year of providing Art appreciation, education, and a family  atmosphere for our members and the surrounding community. Please join us our celebration. It’s a great way to meet other artists in a fun and family atmosphere. 

Please RSVP to help us better plan the festivities. We look forward to spending the afternoon with you all. 

Current Show: Life’s Rhythms

Acrylic Paintings by Karla Knief Sill

Guest photographer: Jenell Schrock, from Madison County will also have a mini showing.

Aug 31 – Sept 24

Opening Reception: Friday September 1, 5-8 pm

Coffee and Conversation: Sept 9, 10-11:30 am The artist, Karla, will be demonstrating techniques used in her art. 

Next Show: Fiber Arts & Textiles

“Fiber, Threads and Cloth”

Accepting entries of handcrafted items constructed from fiber, thread and cloth

through knitting, crotchet, weaving, macramé and quilting.

This show is open to the community

Sept 28 – Oct 29

Upcoming Shows

Writer & Illustrators Show

Selections of written works and Illustrations for written works.

Consisting of both published and personal works

Nov 2 – Nov 26

Youth and Adult Class Participation

This show is open to members who have participated in one or more of the classes or workshops given at the LVAG. Works do not have to have been completed during the classes but should reflect knowledge gained from taking the class. We want to see what you learned and how that knowledge improved your art. 

Nov 30 – Dec 30

Up Coming Classes

Pixel Art Class

Pixel tips for game development • Shading Techniques • Character Creation • Color Pallets

Ages 12+

Class fee: $10

Instructor: Mat Washburn

To resister contact:

Saturday September 2, 2023 12pm 

Zart Classes

Fee is $40 for the 4 one hour classes, $10 each session – Includes all supplies

Projects often overlap so it is important to attend all four classes

September 5,12,19 & 26

Ages (9 -14) 3:30-4:30

Ages (6-9) 4:30–5:30

October 3,10,17 & 24

Ages (9 -14) 3:30-4:30

Ages (6-9) 4:30–5:30

Homeschool Art Classes

2nd and 4th Thursday morning

September: 14th and 28th

October 12th and 26th

Suggested Ages (6- 10) – (10:00-11:00)

Ages (11 & up) 8:45-9:45

Please Contact: Colleen Van Steen to sign up for these classes

Phone – (937) 654-6618 (call or text)

Email –

Regular Club Meetings:

Writers and Illustrators Meeting

This months writing and illustration prompts are: 

Birthday and Cardinal

Create a Story of approximately 1000 words. Write in any styie (poetry, prose) and any genre (Thriller, Sci Fi, Comedy, etc) or create an illustration using the prompts as inspiration. Come join us and share your works.

Next Meeting September 11th @ 4:00pm

Sonic Sketches

The LVAG Sonic Sketches meet on the fourth Thursday of the month from 6 – 8 pm at the LVAG Arts Center

This months songs to learn before the next meeting: 

“Heart of Gold” Neil Young

“Hang on Sloopy” The McCoys

“Heart of Gold” Neil Young

We’ll also jam in Blues patterns ( i iv v) in various keys and rhythms.

Dust off those instruments and come jam or just hang out. 

Next Meeting September 28th at 6pm

LVAG Board Meeting

London Visual Arts Guild Board meets the fourth Tuesday of the month 7-8pm

Next Meeting Tuesday September 26, 2023 at 7:00pm

Youth Classes

We offer youth education classes. 

Zart: Classes designed to increase the youth’s knowledge and enjoyment of art.

Home School Classes: Providing art education to supplement the home school student

Open Studio

The LVAG London Arts Center hosts Open Studio every Tuesday from 4 to 7 pm. Members and the public are welcome. Bring your current project or start a new project. A great time to work and mingle with other artists. 

Membership Dues

A quick reminder to please remit your membership dues if you have not done so yet. We have a great many events and activities being planned. It’s a great time to renew or get a friend to join. We welcome everyone.

LVAG Regular Hours: Thursday 11 -2 pm, Saturday 10 – 2 pm

Sunday 11 – 2 pm

LVAG London Arts Center 

121 East First Street 

PO Box 362 London OH 43140