LVAG News March 28, 2024

Hello Members 

The LVAG Sonic Sketches meeting is cancelled for today. We will resume again next month.

Please get all art pieces to be displayed in the Gallery Show in to the Arts Center by this weekend. We are excited to present this show to our members and our community.

Current Gallery Show:


9th Annual Community Art Show

April 4 through May 19

We are happy to announce that we will be partnering with the London Public Library to show their Youth recycling projects beside our Mayors Choice and Peoples Choice Awards for Youth and Adults. Awards will be given at the close of the opening reception on April 6th from 2 till 4 at the Center.

Applications may be picked up at the London Library, Yesterdays Ewes, Relevant Co., The Paper Boutique and the London Arts Center. While at the Arts Center stop in and take a look at the “ 2024 Teachers Show”. Drop off times for the Center are March 23 and March 27.from 11 till 2. Drop off for the Library is March 30. Youth and Adult classes are now underway at the Center check the website for details or Facebook.

Link to more information and entry form here:

LVAG Calendar of Shows: 2024 

Current Gallery Show:

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN Community Recycling Show – April 4 through May 19 

Opening Reception on April 6th from 2 till 4

Upcoming Gallery Shows:

THREE GENERATIONS OF BURGERS – June 3 through July 14 

POP-UP SHOWS – July 20 through July 28 

ANYTHING GOES Member show – August 8 through September 8

ART WE ARE, AND TO ART WE SHALL RETURN – September 12 through October 20 

WRITERS & ILLUSTRATORS – CLOTHESLINE QUILTS (Dual Show)- November 2 through November 30

CLASS PARTICIPATION – December 5 through December 29 

Scheduled Classes:


Zart Art Classes for Youth


Located at 121 East First Street P.O. Box 362 London, Ohio 43140

Parking & entrance are located in the back for the class.

The signup deadline is 3 days before class begins

April 2024 Class dates – April 2,9,16 & 23.

Classes – Ages 10 -13, will be 3:30 -4:30

Classes – Ages 6-9 will be 4:30 – 5:30

The fee is $40 for the four one-hour classes or $10 for each session – Including all supplies, just pay when you arrive.

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

Contact; Colleen Van Steen (937) 654-6618 text is fine


Zart is our mascot who loves to create and inspire!

Come join the fun !

You do not have to stay with your child during class, but certainly may if you like.

We have other areas you may enjoy while in the building including the gallery and gift shop.

We do like to take pictures and post them on our FB page. Please inform us if this is a problem. Sign up earlyWe do like to take pictures and post them on our FB page. Please inform us if this is a problem.

Layer Upon Layer: A Mixed Media Workshop

Saturday, June 1st 10am – 11:45am

Instructor: Jennifer Tritle

This is a FREE class provided at the London Arts Center.

All ages welcome; children under 12 will need adult supervision.

The class will have a short lecture demonstration and then a hands-on encounter.

All supplies provided, including two 5″ x 7″ canvas boards.

One project will be guided. The other is “on your own.” Come join the fun at 121 East First Street, P.O. Box 362, in

London, Ohio-43140

Contact Jennifer, to reserve your spot.

We love posting photos of our classes and post on FaceBook. Please let us know if this is a problem.

Regular Club Meetings:

Coffee and Conversation:

This get together will take place on the 4th Wednesday of the month starting from 1:30 till 3:30. The idea is to break up the week for older adults to talk Art, Quilting, and associated passions.  Join us for a fun filled afternoon of fun filled talks, without the worry of driving at night.

Meeting: 4th Wednesday of the month at 1:30

Writers and Illustrators Meeting:

We talk Writing and Poetry and Illustration. We share our works in a round table discussion. We also offer monthly prompts to be used to stir our imaginations. Create a Story of approximately 1000 words. Write in any style (poetry, prose) and any genre (Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Comedy, etc.) or create an illustration using the prompts as inspiration. Join us and share your work.

This month’s writing and illustration prompts are:

“Will” (any use of the word) & Tomato

Meeting: 2nd Friday of the month at 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

Dust off those instruments and come jam or hang out. 

Meeting: 4th Thursday of the month at 6:00pm

LVAG Board Meeting:

The London Visual Arts Guild Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month

Meeting: 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm

General Information

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 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