Members Only

January, 2015

Information and Dates for Members

News You Can Use


P.O. Box 151
 Onancock, Virginia  23417

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

501c3 Non-Profit

2015 ESAL Membership Renewal Form

The current Membership list is now available for download on the Members Only page.

Paint Ins/Outs

January 15, Carla Lauer’s Home
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Susan McGuire -president

Jeanette Darnell - vice president

Mary Clements - treasurerer
Gail Reichard - secretary

Education Committee Chair -  vacant

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

Exhibits - Jeanette Darnell and Carole Campbell
Membership - Dottie Troxler and Marge Bradach
Communications - vacant

Call for entries:  The 2015 Baltimore Watercolor Society’s Mid-Atlantic Exhibition at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD.  Open to all watermedia artists in the Mid-Atlantic states and DC.  Juror:Mark Mehaffey, AWS df, NWS.  Entry online or by CD.  First place $1200.  Deadline March 21, 2015.  For a prospectus and more information:

ESAL Challenge

Theme - “TREES”

To enter, email a jpeg of your Artwork

 with Title of your work(s)and Artist to That's it!

2014 - 15 - NEW Member Application and Brochure
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Membership Rates, 2015

Basic $35; Dual. $50;

Sponsor $45 Patron $75.

The Eastern Shore Art League Gallery Co-Op has been accepted as a site affiliate on the Eastern Shore Artisan’s Trail.  This entitles the gallery to a web page and inclusion in the  events calendar on the Artisans Center of Virginia’s state web site.  The Gallery will also be on a site map and brochure advertising the trail.   

The Gallery has several openings for ESAL members who satisfy the gallery membership requirements.  One of which is to staff the gallery once per month and host a Second Friday event.  If you are interested, please contact Marge Bradach (757-665-4507) or speak to any current member.

Website, Content, Images - Property, Eastern Shore Art League and it’s members                                     Design by E.F. Clements

Here's a gift idea that lasts all year. Purchase a membership in ESAL for somebody special who enjoys the visual arts. Simply fill out the application in the brochure with their name, phone number, email address, etc. and and mark it GIFT. The new member will receive a welcoming email and info about upcoming events and all the benefits of belonging to the Art League.

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Eastern Shore Art League Members & Friends

Come Paint on Chincoteague Island, VA

Friday & Saturday, May 8 & 9, 2015

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From Gail - A warm hello to all you frozen ESAL members, and all best wishes for the new year.

Here are some up-coming events of interest, so MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!      

3.  Dottie Troxler is accepting ESAL dues for 2015 NOW.  See the website for details and rates.  It really helps us if you remember to renew on time, in January of each year. Many thanks to those of you who have already sent in your dues.

4.  Dottie has also put all the details of the Nancy Alm plein air event in Chincoteague on the website.  The dates will be May 8 and 9, so hold these dates if you are interested in participating in this very enjoyable event.

LOGO Contest !

5.  We are planning to do a new ESAL brochure this year, and we’d love to have a brand-new logo for it (and other purposes as well).  So, we have decided to sponsor a CONTEST open to all 2015 ESAL members to create the new logo, with a cash prize to the winner. The contest will be judged professionally by a design professional unconnected to the ESAL.   All details are in the attachment to this memo, and will be posted on the website as well.  Good luck to all the contest entrants – we can’t wait to see your designs!

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JANUARY, 2015 Thank You, United Way, for Your Support CLICK for Full Prospectus Winter Art Challenge (CLICK)