Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Desert
Edwards Harris Center

ARTISTS COUNCIL


Artists

For more information:
Randall Weidner, Artists Council Coordinator

760-322-4850


Council Officers:
President: Charlie Ciali
President Elect: Martin Prew
Past President: Barbara Gothard
Secretary: Kathleen Scoggin
Vice President Membership: Andrea Raft

The more than 500 members of the Palm Springs Art Museum Artists Council are professional artists actively engaged in arts activities that include exhibitions and workshops, programs that engender fellowship among members and promote the role of artists in the Greater Coachella Valley communities. The Workshops program offers a variety of classes where adults can learn and enhance their skills in a number of disciplines, from beginning to advanced levels. The popular Life Drawing sessions are held on Saturdays per the schedule for four hours. The Artists Council Exhibition is an annual juried exhibition and sale of artwork created by AC members and is hung in the Jorgensen Gallery and Marks Graphics Center during the fall of each year. 99 Bucks is a sale of small canvases, created by the famous and the infamous – but artists' names are not revealed until after the sale. In addition, there are member events, including field trips and demonstrations and lectures, given throughout the year as well as the annual Holiday Party and Membership Drive. The Sidonia Milano Artists Council Center is located on the Lower Level of the museum and is a wonderful site for workshops and meetings.



Marlene Bergman AMAZON  Shaktima Brien Universality  William Dey Tunnel Vision  Bonnie Ruttan Fuchsia TreesArtists Council Online Gallery

Welcome to the Artists Council ONLINE GALLERY. We are delighted to be able to share the artwork of some of our members with you. When you are in the gallery, you will see a group of small images. A click on any image that interests you will bring up a larger view of the image and information about the artwork and the artist. We know that you will enjoy touring the ONLINE GALLERY! Begin your visit by clicking here.


 

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Member benefits include:
Free participation in the Online Gallery beginning in 2015. This provides an opportunity to link the Online Gallery to the member's website and other social media. Discounted fees for AC Art Workshops, Discount for purchase of art supplies at Venus Studios Art Supply, in Palm Desert and Jack Farley's Art Supplies in Palm Springs, and Framing at Purvis Gallery of Design in Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert Priority announcements of all upcoming events, Opportunity to submit original artwork to the ACE Exhibition, Free events, such as lectures and demonstrations, and paid events, such as bus trips for members, etc.


Council Specific Events

Deadline August 15 - Archangel Gallery Exhibition for Artists Council members

Deadline August 15 - Archangel Gallery Exhibition for Artists Council members

08/15/15 5 p.m.
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Artists Council in the News

Artists Council in the News

09/30/15 various
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Other Events

Workshops and Classes

Life Drawing, Saturday sessions as scheduled

Life Drawing, Saturday sessions as scheduled

July 12 - September 17
Saturday
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Robert Burridge's Loosen Up With Aquamedia Painting

Robert Burridge's Loosen Up With Aquamedia Painting

January 4 - January 8
Monday through Friday
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Howard and Betty Carr's Mastering Painting The Effects Of Light In Oil And Watercolor

Howard and Betty Carr's Mastering Painting The Effects Of Light In Oil And Watercolor

January 11 - January 15
Monday through Friday
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Nancy Stanchfield's Painting Bold And Bright

Nancy Stanchfield's Painting Bold And Bright

January 20 - January 22
Wednesday through Friday
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Kwok Lau's Creative Painting - Session 1

Kwok Lau's Creative Painting - Session 1

January 25 - January 29
Monday through Friday
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Gwen Fox's Abstracts That Glow

Gwen Fox's Abstracts That Glow

February 1 - February 5
Monday through Friday
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Joanne Beaule-Ruggles' Running With Sticks

Joanne Beaule-Ruggles' Running With Sticks

February 8 - February 12
Monday through Friday
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David Limrite's How To Create Dynamic, Expressive And Emotional Figure Drawings

David Limrite's How To Create Dynamic, Expressive And Emotional Figure Drawings

February 17 - February 19
Wednesday through Friday
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Kwok Lau's Creative Painting Session 2

Kwok Lau's Creative Painting Session 2

February 22 - February 26
Monday through Thursday
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Glenn Grishkoff's Make Your Mark

Glenn Grishkoff's Make Your Mark

March 2 - March 4
Wednesday through Friday
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Zen Brushwork And Chi Energy

Zen Brushwork And Chi Energy

March 7 - March 11
Monday through Friday
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Sherrill Kahn's PAINTING PIZZAZZ: TECHNIQUES FROM A TO Z

Sherrill Kahn's PAINTING PIZZAZZ: TECHNIQUES FROM A TO Z

March 14 - March 18
Monday through Friday
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Kwok Lau's Creative Painting - Session #3

Kwok Lau's Creative Painting - Session #3

March 21 - March 25
Monday through Friday
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Kevin Greeland's LAYERING AND MIXED MEDIA APPROACHES TO ACRYLIC PAINTING AND A WHOLE LOT MORE!

Kevin Greeland's LAYERING AND MIXED MEDIA APPROACHES TO ACRYLIC PAINTING AND A WHOLE LOT MORE!

March 29 - March 31
Tuesday through Thursday
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