Lancaster County Art Association
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May Day Artathon - May 1, 2 & 3

Mark your calendar for this 3 day event! Instead of dancing or running - this marathon will feature artists painting, drawing, sculpting, throwing clay, etc. In addition, there will be special events, door prizes and more throughout the weekend.

Artists will be competing for a number of awards with a total of $1000+ in prize money to be given out. More details to come! We are currently looking for sponsors for the event, if you know of a business or individual who would like to be a sponsor, please let us know!

Myrtle Tremblay Scholarship 2020

Well known local artist Myrtle Tremblay was a long time supporter of the arts in Lancaster County. In her will she established a scholarship for promising students pursuing studies in the visual arts. The Lancaster County Art Association has been given the responsibility of selecting and awarding the $1,000 scholarship. The award is given annually at the Lancaster County Art Association.

Eligibility:

Student must be a resident of Lancaster County.
Student must be enrolled in or accepted to a higher education art school or college or university with a major in the visual arts which include:
Fine Art – Painting, Drawing, Print-making, Sculpture, Photography.
Commercial Art – Graphic Deisng, Illustration

To apply, submit the following by May 23, 2020 to the LCAA at 149 Precision Ave., Strasburg, PA 17579:

5 images of your artwork – jpeg on a CD or send images by email to [email protected] (please note in email that it is for the Tremblay Scholarship.)
Completed application form and list of images with titles and medium.
Self addressed stamped business envelope for notification.
To download an application, click here.

2020 AWARD WINNERS

Winter Membership Show

January 12 - February 6
in the Kauffman Gallery
To see all of the award winning pieces for this show, click here.

'Team at Landis Valley', oil by Jay Dombach

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

First Place: Jay Dombach, “Team at Landis Valley”, oil.
Second Place: Brenda Blank, “Sunrise Farmhouse”, watercolor.
Third Place: Jennifer Cavalcante, “Great Horned Owl”, photography.

Honorable Mention:

Marianne Calenda, “On Chestnut St.”, acrylic.
Debra L. Smith, “Hidden Strength Revealed”, watercolor.
Patricia A. Renna, “Poppy Study”, pastel.

NON-PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

First Place: Jerry Brown, “Storm at Low Tide”, watercolor.
Second Place: Debbie Huff, “The Universe”, alcohol ink.
Third Place: Barbara J. Weaver, “Poppies”, watercolor.

Honorable Mention:

Carolann Van Wyen, “Autumn Pine”, watercolor.
Spencer Katz, “Tempus Fugit”, photography.
Lisa McEntee, “Summer Day”, pastel.

Volunteers Needed

Gallery sitters are needed to watch the gallery when the staff is off.

Assistance with mailings or other office work is needed.

Open Board Positions

Opportunities are available to serve on the LCAA Board:

Treasurer

Publicity: Writing up and sending out press releases and photographs of events, classes, exhibits and LCAA news.

Fundraising: Responsibility for raising funds for the LCAA through a variety of means: donations, grants, events, letters.

House and Property: In charge of making sure that the building is in good repair and clean, inside and outside.

Historian - Duties involve overseeing our permanent art collection, LCAA archives and our library.

Volunteer Chair: Responsibilities include scheduling members for various volunteer duties, recruiting people for open board positions.

Please contact Carol Herr at 687-7061 during gallery hours with your interest.

LAF (Ladies Art Forum)

Meetings for critiques and discussion are held on the third Thursday of the month at 2 PM.

All women members of the LCAA are invited to join LAF. You may bring work for critique or just come and watch. To check on whether there are any changes in the meeting date and how many are planning to attend, please call the LCAA at 687-7061 on the Wednesday before the meeting between 1 and 5 PM.