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July, 2014
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P.O. Box 151
 Onancock, Virginia  23417

“ESAL promotes the visual arts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia”

501c3 Non-Profit

**Membership Rates, 2014**

Basic $35; Dual. $50; Sponsor $45 Patron $75.

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Paint Ins/Outs

August 20th - Maplewood Gardens
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OFFICERS for 2014

Susan McGuire -president

Jeanette Darnell - vice president

Mary Clements - treasurer (as of Feb, 2014)

Gail Reichard - secretary

Education Committee Chair -  vacant

Events -vacant, (paint-outs covered by committee members)

Exhibits - Jeanette Darnell and Carole Campbell

Communications - vacant

Membership - Dottie Troxler

- Friday, Saturday & Sunday July 18, 19 & 20th, 2014 Local Color Art Exhibit and Sale, Tidewater Inn - Easton, MD - In support of the tenth annual Plein Air-Easton Competition and Arts Festival, The Working Artists Forum is again sponsoring a juried and judged art exhibit entitled “Local Color”.  In 2014 the show will feature studio work, choice of subject matter, by artists of the Delmarva Peninsula. Awards for 2014 are: Best in show $600, Plus: Three Awards of Excellence of $200 EACH.

Judge, Garin Baker, Grand Prize Winner, Plein Air Easton, 2013

Juror, Nancy Tankersley, 2nd Place Winner, Plein Air Easton 2014  Prospectus will be available in mid-March at

- CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2014 “ARTISTS PAINT OC”– A PLEIN AIR EVENT - The Art League of Ocean City, MD will hold its annual Plein Air Paint Out on August 7-10, 2014during the heart of the resort town’s tourist season. Artists will be painting at the beach, on the boardwalk, bayside and in the OC and West OC harbors from dawn to dusk.  Artists interested in participating may view the full prospectus and register online  or by contacting the Art League of Ocean City at 410-524-9433 or

- Show your art for a $10 donation at the 4th annual Barbara Custis Fall Festival held at the Randy Custis Memorial Ballpark in Nassawadox on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Mail your payment to Randy Custis Memorial Fund, PO Box 237, Nassawadox, VA by September 1. Questions? Contact Spen Custis at or call him at 757-710-0728.

Artist Opportunity - - September 12-13, 2014 - Festival of the Arts at Ker Place, Rain or shine

For a PDF of the artist application - CLICK Here

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ESAL Summer Challenge

To enter, email a jpeg of your Artwork with Title of your work(s)and Artist to That's it!

The ESAL Gallery invited all Art League members to participate in the a show entitled "Less is More" featuring artworks no larger than 8x10. The results were many interesting submissions and immediate sales, not to mention just plain fun. The show will remain up through the Wednesday before August's second Friday. Take a look!

“Less is More” Show + Sale

Fall Member Show, 2014

The Stage Door Gallery in Cape Charles, has invited the Eastern Shore Art League members to display their work for sale from Saturday, November, 15 through Sunday, November 30, 2014 with an opening reception slated for Saturday, November 15.    This show will be judged and the reception will be for members only from 5-6 p.m. when prizes will be awarded, with the opening reception for the public to follow from 6-8 p.m. Delivery of artwork is Friday, November 14 from 10am to noon. Pick up is Monday, December 1, 2014. Registration form is the last page of the prospectus. Registration deadline is November 1.

For Prospectus - Click Here