Agenda to Follow
First art intake for our Fall Season. Please bring your calendars for signing up for gallery hosting.
Come and meet the artists at our first artist reception of the Desert Art Center's 66th season
Antoinette Hanson, silk painter and multiple award winning artist, is the featured artist in the small gallery.
In recognition of American Craft Week, October 2-11, theDAC will be displaying and learning about some of our members fine crafts.
For more information on American Craft Week visit www.americancraftweek.com
Agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.
Art Experience program: 4-6pm
Watercolor Challenge”; Four DAC watercolor artists, Ian Cooke, Moira Johannessen, Kathleen Scoggin, and Alicia Siegler will paint the same subject encouraged by Master of Ceremonies and the audience.
This will be followed by an auction of the paintings to benefit the DAC Education Fund and a reception..
DAC artist/teachers provide art education for middle school students in coordination with the Palm Springs Unified School District. Students are recommended by their teachers based on their interest and talent in the area of visual arts.
The Desert Arts Festival features 100 artists presenting their original work in all mediums of two and three dimensional fine art, including paintings in acrylic, oils and watercolors, photography, etchings, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone and wood. Each artist will be present to meet with the public and discuss their work. All work is available for purchase.
In addition to fine art, fine crafts will also be presented. Festival attendees will find blown glass, turned wood, semi-precious jewelry, pottery, stained glass, and an array of high-quality crafts.
Frances Stevens Park, adjacent to the Desert Art Center, is located at 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, at the corner of Palm Canyon and Alejo. The hours of the event are from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. Admission and parking are free. The event is handicap accessible.
The Desert Art Festival is presented by West Coast Artists and benefits the Desert Art Center, a local Non-Profit Organization, offering classes in fine art. For additional information visit our website at www.westcoastartists.com or call 818-813-4478.
Art intake for our winter show. Please bring your calendars for signing up for gallery hosting.
Featured Artists in the small gallery:
Kathi Klopfenstein's beautiful woven basketry sculptures
Deanne Locke's watercolors and pastels.
Come visit the the Desert Art Center before watching the annual holiday parade!
Visit the Desert Art Center before and after seeing a film next door at the Palm Canyon Theater
The January DAC Art Experience will be "ART ATTACK" - a mini conference to discuss how to Brand, Present and Sell your artwork.
The Desert Art Center will be hosting a booth with the Coachella Valley Arts Center for the three day festival.
Volunteers needed to man the booth and do demonstrations