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June 2014

Special Events

Our Members Shine

Gallery News

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Special Events

BAA Potluck Brunch & Board Election 
Saturday, June 21, 9:30-11:30 am
Harbor Village Gallery

BAA 60th Anniversary Exhibit & Party 
Exhibit: July 9-August 2, 2014 at the Harbor Village Gallery
Anniversary Party!! 
August 2, 2014 Blackbeards at the Harbor Village
6:30 - 10 pm -- Live Music, Dinner, Games, Art Raffle
Tickets available SOON online. Watch your email.

READ MORE ...."Arts Alive" at SCIART; VC Star Scholarship Donation. 

Our Members Shine
A look at what our members are up to.
InÚs Monguiό is exhibiting at Los Angeles Print Space show at the Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue. The show, "Last Hurray at the Blue Whale" runs May 23 to July 3. She will also be showing with the Abstract Art Collective in the exhibition "Voices" at the Bronfman Jewish Community Center gallery in Santa Barbara. The exhibition runs from at June 1 through August 19 at 524 Chapala Street.

Judith Crowe's pastel painting, "Moonstone Beach" (right) was accepted into the CA 101 exhibit in Redondo Beach. The show will open on Friday, June 20 with a summer solstice celebration on the pier, and run through June 27. Another pastel, "Na Pali Coast" was awarded second place at the Arts Council of the Conejo Valley show May 4-29 at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery.

READ MORE News ...... Robert Diehl, Margy Gates, Louisa Wallace Jacobs, Robin Tripaldi, Joyce Lombard, Melissa Lackman, Pat Fabysack, Elaine Elliott, John Van Dewerker, Sparkle Taylor and Pamela Salem.
GalleryGallery News

Merit Award Winners at the
Harbor Village Gallery

Mariana Royuelas, Deborah De Bono and Nancy Horwick.

2nd Annual Collage & Mixed Media Open Competition 
Winners: 1st Virginia Buckle;
2nd Karen Stubert Barnard;
3rd Blossom Friel;
Honorable Mention Wendy Winet Lefkowitz. (shown "The End in the Beginning" by Virginia Buckle) 
READ MORE ....   Harbor Gallery's New Sign, Don Andrews Workshop photos, April Sales, Pirate Days at the Harbor, Hosting Reviews.

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Exhibits, Classes, News and Opportunities

"Powercolor Painting" with Caroline Jasper
3-Day Painting Workshop

August 15-17, 2014 -- 9am-4pm each day

Members: $340; Non-members: $380


Upcoming BAA Shows: Enter Now
Member Show at the Buenaventura Gallery
June 17-August 9, 2014
Online Entry Deadline: June 7, midnight

READ MORE....  Local Workshops & Classes, Calls to Enter 

BAA Monthly Calendar

The BAA Monthly Calendar will now be sent to you as a separate email. As always, the calendar is easy to print out for it's rightful place on your bulletin board or refrigerator, to remind you of important dates and events at the galleries.
In the Galleries!


Thru June 14

"Women on the Verge"
Thru June 14

Gwenlyn Norton
One Woman's Perspective"

June 17-July 12
Reception: June 21, 5-7 pm


BAA Member Show
Thru July 7

60th Anniversary!!
Draw a Masterpiece: Celebration & Fundraiser
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Bring Back the Fabulous Fifties! We're celebrating our 60th year as an art association (1954-2014) and want you to join us! See a month long exhibit of amazing artworks from July 9 to August 2 then celebrate with us on August 2 at our Draw a Masterpiece fundraiser where you can win one of the artworks in the exhibit!


"Just Photos III"
Thru August 24

Thru 4-Aug. 10

Workshops & Classes

Powercolor Painting
with Caroline Jasper
August 15-17
Info and registration for all Workshops
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Buenaventura Art Association enriches and promotes Ventura County's cultural identity by supporting, developing and exhibiting a diverse community of emerging and established local artists.

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700 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 648-1235

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