How to Join
3rd Annual Laurel Art Festival -
October 12th from 3:00 - 8:00 PM - Laurel Art Guild will have two stations with
original art, prints, cards, and more. The festival is held at the Laurel
Armory, 422 Montgomery Street, Laurel, Maryland. Come out and join the fun!
Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts
- Generally held the first weekend in May. LAG's tent is
normally located on the Mansion grounds behind the Carriage House. Artists
landscapes, still life, or a figure from a live model dressed in Colonial
costume. Join in the fun, there will be easels, paper and charcoal
for all to use. We also have a canvas for the public to paint throughout the
day. Last year's public painting will be available as a raffle item.
Come take a chance to win the painting. For more on previous festivals
Workshops sponsored by LAG occur several times each year. A description of past workshops is provided at the links below. Up
coming workshops are also described. Direct questions to Donna Aldridge at
October 18, 2014 - Fritz Briggs Watercolor Workshop at Riderwood,Town
Center Building Craft Room, 3140 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring,
Maryland. $30 for LAG members, $38 for non-members. Payment is due by
September 30th. You can obtain the
signup form here.
November 22, 2014 from 9:30 - 3:30 - We will enjoy a Watercolor Workshop with Steve Fleming at Riderwood,
Town Center Building Craft Room, 3140 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring,
Maryland. $40 for LAG members, $45 for non-members. Enrollment is
limited to 14. Payment is due by November 8th. You
can obtain the
signup form here.
Roger Dellar The second workshop with Roger Dellar was held in
September 2013. This workshop was
held at the Art-Sociology Building, University of Maryland Campus, College
March 22, 2014 Due to the wonderful results at the
November workshop, LAG held a second
watercolor workshop with
Fritz Briggs, faculty scholar of the Schuler School of Fine Arts,
signature member of the American Watercolor Society since 1968, and elected
to the Salmagundi Club in New York in 1973. The workshop was held
Town Center Building Craft Studio, 3140 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring,
Maryland. $ 30.00 for LAG members, $38 for non-members.
Plein Air Paint-outs organized by LAG members. During winter months
we often enjoy paint-ins of still-life or models to keep those creative juices
flowing. Questions regarding outdoor paintouts should be directed to Carol
October 4,2014 from 9:00 AM until 12:30 PM- Paint-out at Jonas Green Park, 1997 Baltimore
Annapolis Blvd, Annapolis, Maryland 21409. This paint-out is coordinated by April Rimpo.
Contact her at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to participate or have
Park Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday and
Sunday 10:00 am through 5:00 pm, park closes at dusk.
Rain date: Friday October 10, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Annual paint-out at the Herb, Tea, and Arts Festival on the Montpelier
Nar Steel's Garden - August 2014
- June 10, 2011
Exhibits and Outreach Events for LAG's members. Below are highlights
from a few. Questions regarding our exhibits should be directed to Diane
October 6 -
November 29, 2014 at Laurel/Beltsville Senior Center, Laurel, Maryland -
Small paintings (16" wide maximum)
March and April 2015 - Huntington Community Center's
Art Gallery/Cyber Cafe in Bowie - Details to be provided closer to the show
February 22 - March 28, 2016 - Brookside Gardens
Floral and landscape paintings are preferred at this venue, so start early
thinking about what you'd like to display.
Online exhibits by LAG members
are added every three months. The
current exhibits are Florals; Orange Crescendo; Noturne; and People and Places.
April 2015 - Huntington Community Center's Art
Gallery/Cyber Cafe in Bowie
Feb 22 - Mar 28, 2016 - Brookside Garden
Bowie Senior Center, January 2 - February 28,
June, 2013 at Prince George's Sports and Learning Center
August 2013 at Paint Branch Universalist Unitarian Church in Adelphi,