Past Events

SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS at each meeting in multiple ways! Before the monthly meeting starting again in the spring, gather with other members at 6pm to sketch at a nearby location.


Bring a painting that's giving you trouble and at the end of the meeting get insight and advice from your peers to help get past the problem.

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PAPA is eligible to receive donations when you make purchases using smile.amazon.com. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice and PAPA can now be that organization. To learn more about Amazon Smile click here and look at the end of the article for specific directions on how to make a little extra money go to PAPA .

ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM THE BOARD

  • The Paducah Cigar Company, 217 Broadway, proposed that if PAPA artists wished to display paintings depicting cigars at their store, they would do so and offer them for sale.
  • The board voted to make our permanent year round hours 10:00 - 4:00.

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The PAPA Gallery

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Happy 27th Birthday PAPA!  Our Founder, Clyde Lawter, recently reminded the Tuesday Group of the upcoming celebration.  Thanks, to the membership, for your commitment to the organization and Gallery, amazing art work, and willingness to help!

April 24th, is the next meeting and time to change the Gallery Show.  Remember, this show will include the addition of Greeting Cards.  Suzanne has created a two page entry form available on the Website, also will be at the Gallery.  Guidelines for Cards include, 5x7 maximum size or smaller, 8 cards, indicate print or original, priced, and cellophane wrapped.  Be sure to include your personal info.

This month’s program will be, An Intro to the Versatile Colored Pencil, presented by Vera Rogers and Sandi Johnson.  I have listened in to the planning sessions…..will be very informative with a bit of “hands on”.  The Challenge is “Wet”,  idea by Mary Ann and Eileen Smith.  Next month’s Challenge is “Illusions”, idea by Carol Hudson and Martha Brown.

Diane Bay has remodeled our outside Bench into a work of art!  Be sure to say thanks, to her for the transformation!

Sandi Johnson was selected  to be part of the current Gallery Show at the Hotel 1857, on Kentucky Ave in Paducah.  Congratulations!  Totally impartial, but her work is the best!!!!

The participants in John and Cindy’s Watercolor Workshop, had rave reviews!! Thanks, to them, for a giving of their time.  We look forward to the next opportunity.

Almost forgot…..Vera has organized a month of Plein Air Painting beginning on May 3rd at the Port of Paducah Sign on the Flood Wall.  Mark  Cope had a bright sign made….so, here we go!  Be there with your stuff at 8:30!

As I reread this epistle, I understand why PAPA is celebrating 27 years….YOU are the reason! Look forward to seeing you Tuesday at 7:00. 

~ Dutch

MEETING INFO

ALL KINDS OF HELPFUL INFORMATION

Dutch's Doodles

PAPA Does Plein Air!

Join us every Thursday morning from 8:30 am to noon and paint outdoors on location beginning in the month of May only. Click here for all the details or look on our classes and workshops page.

WHAT'S ON THE PROGRAM?


This month's program will be "An Intro to the Versatile Colored Pencil" by Vera Rodgers and Sandi Johnson.

Click here to see pictures of Holiday events including

the mini sale and the Christmas party!

Information for Members

OPPORTUNITIES TO EXHIBIT


The Hartley Art Gallery has put out a call to artists for the exhibition Sunsational. The deadline for entries is April 28. Click here for all the info.


Discovery Park of America will be accepting applications for their next Artist Showcase exhibition that will open in July. John McLaren was the first PAPA artist to be selected but certainly won't be the last! Plan ahead and be ready for the April 27 deadline for this excellent opportunity for a solo exhibition. Click here for more info.


Woman's Club of Paducah 83rd Annual Art Show will be May 12-26 with a change of venue this year, at the West Ky Community & Technical College. Click here for the flyer.

Home of the Paducah Area Painters Alliance

2018 CHALLENGES 

A new year brings new challenges and this year Challenge paintings can be framed, named and priced for sale. They will be hanged together near the back of the Gallery under the title of the challenge.

JANUARY: SQUASH
FEBRUARY: ALL STRAIGHT LINES, 1 CURVED
MARCH: A WINDY MARCH
APRIL: WET
MAY: ILLUSIONS
JUNE: No challenge, instead enjoy the annual picnic!
JULY: CUPS
AUGUST: OUT OF THE BLUE
SEPTEMBER: LIGHT WEIGHT

OCTOBER: COMPOSITION
NOVEMBER: GATHERING
DECEMBER: Create a painting for the annual Christmas party exchange