Monthly Meetings
The Delaware Valley Art League meets on the second Friday of the month from October to May (except the month of December). Meetings are held at PAOLI PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 225 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA 19301 (see map below) at 1:00 P.M. A demonstration or lecture, given by a professional artist or educator, follows a brief business meeting. The public is welcome to attend.

The Board of Directors meets at 10:00 A.M. prior to the general meeting.

Meeting Cancellation

Members are advised to listen to KYW Radio (1060) or call a board member before 9:00 A.M. in the event of meeting cancellation.


MONTHLY SCHEDULE FOR 2013–2014

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Oct. 11, 2013—MEMBERSHIP MEETING

PROGRAM: Carol Kardon, pastel artist, is an award-winning, published painter, a signature member of the Pastel Society of America, and has taught for over 25 years at the Main Line Art Center, Wayne Art Center, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and on Cunard Line cruise ships including the Queen Elizabeth. She will give a demonstration in pastels.

JURY DATE:  Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion—Winter Show
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Oct. 14, 2013—JURY DATE: DVAL Exhibition at Wayne Art Center. Deliver work to Davenport Gallery at Wayne Art Center: 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. 


Oct. 16, 2013—Pick-up unaccepted work from Davenport Gallery: 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. 


Oct. 18, 2013—WORKSHOP: Carol Kardon, pastel artist: 9:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.


Oct. 20–Nov. 23, 2013—DVAL Juried Exhibition at Wayne Art Center


Oct. 20, 2013—Opening Reception, Wayne Art Center Exhibition: 3 P.M. to 5 P.M. Prizes awarded at 4 P.M.


Oct. 28, 2013—Last day to register for Qualification Jury


Nov. 2, 2013—Deliver work to Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion


Nov. 4, 2013—QUALIFICATION JURY

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Nov. 8, 2013—MEMBERSHIP MEETING

PROGRAM: Sarah Yeoman, watercolor artist, an award-winning American watercolor artist and a signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society. Sarah describes her artistic process as “sculpting and pulling the form out of the paper,” much as a sculpture releases the form from marble. She will give a demonstration in watercolor.

JURY DATE: Penn Med Radnor, Winter Show
Penn Med Valley Forge, Winter Show
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Nov. 15, 2013—WORKSHOP: Sarah Yeoman, watercolor artist: 9:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.


Nov. 25, 2013—Pick-up unsold work from Wayne Art Center: 9 A.M. to 12 P.M.


December, 2013—No meeting in December


Dec. 7, 2013—Delivery Date for Penn Med Radnor—Winter Show


Dec. 14, 2013—Delivery Date for Penn Med Valley Forge—Winter Show

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Jan. 10, 2014—MEMBERSHIP MEETING

PROGRAM: Doree Laschiavo, mixed-media artist, works in a direct,  
spontaneous manner through a journey of color, energy, and motion.
Her medium is whichever best expresses the emotional response that inspires
her. According to the artist, “Painting in an abstract, Impressionistic-style
and creating a piece of art is how I like to present the viewer with a lasting 
experience.” She will give a mixed-media demonstration.

JURY DATE: Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion—Spring Show
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Jan. 17, 2014—WORKSHOP:  Doree Loschiavo


Feb. 1, 2014—Deliver work to Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion

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Feb. 14, 2014—MEMBERSHIP MEETING

PROGRAM: Dori Spector, oil painter and teacher, graduated from Moore College of Art and Design with a BFA, worked in the advertising and illustration fields and doing courtroom sketching for TV news. She has studied at The Arts Student League of New York, continues to study painting at Studio Incamminati and printmaking at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She teaches drawing and painting at the Wayne Art Center. She will lead a demonstration and workshop in oil painting.

JURY DAY: Penn Med Radnor, Spring Show  
Penn Med Valley Forge, Spring Show 
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Feb. 21, 2014—WORKSHOP:  Dori Spector


Mar. 1, 2014—Delivery work to Penn Med Radnor—Spring Show


Mar. 8, 2014—Deliver work to Penn Med Valley Forge—Spring Show

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Mar. 14, 2014—MEMBERSHIP MEETING

PROGRAM: Nancy Barch, mixed-media, s a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, and the Philadelphia Watercolor Society. She has won awards for her work in a variety of media. This year, “100 Artists of the Mid-Atlantic,” published by Amazon.com books, has a feature article on Nancy’s experimental work. She will give a demonstration in mixed-media.

JURY DATE: Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion—Summer Show  
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Mar. 21, 2014—WORKSHOP: Nancy Barch, mixed-media: 9:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.   


Mar. 25. 2014—JURY DATE: Deliver work directly to Jenkins Arboretum: 10 A.M. to 11 A.M.


Mar.26, 2014—Pick-up unaccepted work from Jenkins Arboretum: 10 A.M. to 11 A.M.


Mar. 30–Apr. 27, 2014—Jenkins Arboretum Show


Mar. 30, 2014—Opening Reception Jenkins Arboretum Show: 1 P.M. to 4 P.M.; Prizes awarded 3 P.M.


April, 2014—Bus Trip (To be announced)


April 5, 2014—Deliver work to Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion

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April 11, 2014—MEMBERSHIP MEETING

PROGRAM: Wendy Scheirer, watercolor artist, has 25 years of teaching experience at West Chester University, Immaculata University, as well as local art centers including Chester County, Wayne, CAC, DFAC, and workshops from Martha’s Vineyard to Winston-Salem, NC. A signature member of PWS, PWCS, and BWS, she has also done commercial work in watercolor for many corporations including American Greetings, County Lines, and Chester County Flower Show ARC. She will give a demonstration in watercolor.

JURY DAY:  Penn Med Radnor—Summer Show
Penn Med Valley Forge—Summer Show 

MEMBERSHIP—WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING DUES FOR 2014-2015 SEASON 
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​April 16, 2014--Internal Review Committee, Wayne Art Center, 9:30 am.


April 18, 2014—WORKSHOP: Wendy Scheirer, watercolor artist: 9:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.


April 28, 2014—Pick-up unsold work from Jenkins Arboretum: 10 A.M. to 11 A.M.


May 3, 2014—Deliver work to Penn Med Radnor—Summer Show

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May 9, 2014—MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON

PROGRAMJim McFarlane, “Jurying Artwork.” Jim McFarlane is a nationally-recognized watercolorist and president of the American Watercolor Society. He holds signature memberships in Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, the Philadelphia Watercolor Society and the National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic. His work ranges from traditional representational paintings to non-objective abstractions. He will lead an illustrated discussion on ways in which to critique one’s art work and how jurors evaluate paintings in competitive exhibitions. 
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May 10, 2014—Deliver work to Penn Med Valley Forge—Summer Show


No workshops are scheduled for the month of May


June 1, 2014—Last chance to pay your dues for the 2014-2015 season and remain in the Membership Directory/Handbook. All Handbook/Membership Directory updates are now due from all Board Members.


SUMMER SCHEDULE: 2014

Longwood Gardens Week-long Plein Air Event and Exhibition  
This week-long event is currently in the planning stages for the summer of 2014. Once finalized, all details will be sent to the membership and will also be available on the website.


Aug. 2, 2014—Deliver work to Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion for Board Invitational Show


Sept. 6, 2014—Deliver work to Penn Med Radnor for Board Invitational Show


Sept. 132014—Deliver work to Penn Med Valley Forge for Board Invitational Show