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Friday, January 21, 2011

Northwest Florida Arts Association

NWFLAA – Northwest Florida Arts Association

January 2011

Welcome to the January newsletter. We’ve been busy since our last newsletter. The Art Lair is no longer at the Santa Rosa Mall.  Happy to say, we have found a new permanent space at Fountain Square in downtown Fort Walton Beach. Instead of opening only weekends, we will now also be opened during the week. Hours will be posted on the website soon. If you would like to volunteer at the Art Lair, please email me.

The first gallery show is “Stealing Picasso.” Artwork is due on Saturday, February 12 and the show opens Friday, February 18. Find the entire year’s gallery show schedule in this newsletter and on the website. The class/workshop schedule is still being posted on
the website. The last page of this newsletter has a list of the  schedule so far. If you have any ideas, or would like to teach, a future class or workshop, please email me at nwflaa@gmail.com. 

We’ve also added a pay pal option to the site so classes, etc. can be paid for on the website. You don’t need to have a pay pal account to use this option.

Welcome to new members: Megan Long, Angel
Agagas, Charles McCanty, and Piper Gaffrey.

Until next time....

PO Box 5811
Navarre, FL 32566

The Private Lives of the Impressionists
by Sue Roe
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2011 Gallery Shows

Stealing Picasso
Opening Reception - Friday, February 18, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 10am -1pm

Retro Photo
(Only open to Pin-Hole Camera Workshop participants.)
Opening Reception - Friday, March 18, 2011 - 6pm-8pm
Drop Off Work - Tuesday, March 15, 2011


Kite Show
Opening Reception - Friday, April 15, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 10am - 1pm


Stuck in Monochrome
Opening Reception - Friday, May 13, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 10am - 1pm


Survivor Photography Winner's Show
Opening Reception - Friday, June 17, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm

Can You Dig It?
Opening Reception - Friday, July 15, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 10am - 1pm


Opening Reception - Friday, August 12, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 10am - 1pm


Clowns, Clowns, & More Clowns!
Opening Reception - Friday, September 9, 2011
Drop Off Work - Saturday, September 2, 2011 - 10am - 1pm


Opening Reception - Friday, October 7, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 10am - 1pm


In Your Dreams
Opening Reception - Friday, November 4, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 10am - 1pm


Video Rewind
Opening Reception - Friday, December 9, 2011 - 6pm - 8pm
Drop Off Work - Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 10am-1pm
Download Rules and Entry Forms at nwflaa.com

Workshops & Classes

Pinhole Camera

Bird Bath Mosaic
Web Design
Let’s Make Puppets
Time Traveling Artist

Let’s Make Kites
Pen & Ink
Making of Yin


Book Group
Book Group will meet, at the Art Lair, on the last Thursday of
the month at 6pm unless there is a conflict in the schedule.


Life Drawing
We would like to start life drawing classes at night. If anyone is interested or knows anyone who would be interested in modeling, please email nwflaa@gmail.com.


Survivor Photography

Survivor Photography is a photography competition based on the Survivor TV show premise. Each week, two photographers get voted out of t h e c omp e t i t i o n . T h e application deadline is March
10, 2011. The rules and entry form will be posted this week on
the website.



Right now, all of our classes and workshops are on the 
weekend. Would anyone be interested in having classes at
night? During the weekday?

Let us know.

Members Meeting
Member’s Meetings will resume in March. We plan to 
have a speaker and cater each meeting. Ideas for speakers or
demonstrations, please email us at nwflaa@gmail.com.


Membership Renewal

For those of you who joined in November 2009, December
2009, and January 2010, you probably have already received
your reminder postcards. It is t i m e  t o  r e - n e w  y o u r
membership. You can renew your membership online or
through the mail. February renewal postcards will be sent
out this week.


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