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The Sawnee Artist Association (SAA) Monthy Meeting

The Sawnee Artist Association (SAA) is very happy to announce our new meeting location! Please note our May meeting will be held one week early due to the Memorial Holiday.

The Sawnee Artists Association (SAA) is very happy to host two SAA member presenters at the May 18th SAA monthly meeting.  The first presentation will be given by Mary Negron.  She is a self-taught artist passionate about the melding of Eastern and Western art, and works across several mediums including watercolor, oils and Japanese Sumi-e.  Mary will be demonstrating a simple approach of using ink and watercolors.  Learn to create loose sketches and transform them with a splash of color in this interactive presentation. She has lived in Connecticut, Boston, New York and now resides in Cumming, GA.

The second presentation will be given by Kris Straukas.  She is an artist and instructor, and she will be demonstrating color pencil drawing techniques.  Kris will show how to incorporate both dry and water-soluble pencils to show various ways to create rich, vibrant drawings and paintings. With over thirty years of drawing experience, she has won numerous awards in art exhibits in Illinois and Georgia and has had several private art commissions.

Please join us at the United Way of Forsyth County office, 240 Elm Street, Cumming, GA 30040 at 6:00 PM for light refreshments, 6:15 for SAA business, 6:45 for member Show and Tell, followed by the featured presentations at 7:00 PM.  The United Way office is located on Elm Street next to Georgia Highlands Medical Services. Guests are welcome.

 

 About the SAA

The Sawnee Artists Association is dedicated to providing a rich visual arts experience for Cumming and Forsyth County residents.  Among our many members are painters in oil, water color, acrylic, and other media; potters, wood turners, 3D artists, photographers and others. During the year there are many opportunities to participate in shows and exhibits.  Anyone,  regardless of art ability,  is welcome to join.

Meetings

Join SAA

Join other artists for an informative and enjoyable get together.
We meet at the United Way of Forsyth County office:  240 Elm St, Cumming, GA 30040

Refreshments at 6:00 PM – Business Meeting at 6:15- 6:45 PM – Show & Tell at 6:45PM –  Program at 7:00 PM

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