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June 14 Meeting— NANCY STILL the Art of Miniatures

The VAS will meet one last time at our current location on June 14 at 7:30pm.  The main item of business outside of the VAS move is an election of new officers.  The slate of new officers was announced at the last meeting:  Hayden Luczka, President; Jodi Condes, Vic president, Sure Tilton, Secretary. Laurel Gainor is continuing as Treasurer with a request for a potential successor to shadow her in the coming months. Come and prepare to vote for our new leadership. VAS will move the Art Center to the new location at 243 Church Street in the Windover Building. early in July.

Meeting Program  Miniature Artworks are usually detailed and delicate,  there’s an intimacy in viewing them.

 

 

 

 

Nancy Still will provide a presentation on the history of miniature art.  Her Power Point presentation includes many images of historic art, as well as some by contemporary artists. This Form of Fine Art, remains popular among artists and art lovers. Vienna Arts Society, the Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, promote this art form by hosting a large annual exhibition at the Strathmore Mansion in Rockville, MD.

Nancy Still paints primarily in oil and has been trained in the methods of the Old Masters.  She has studied with several prominent artists including Carol Lee Thompson and Ann Didusch Schuler of the Schuler School of Fine Arts.  She enjoys creating works in all sizes, from miniatures to wall murals, but primarily paints in miniature now.  She is on the Board of the Miniature Painters, Sculptors, and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, and has judged several miniature art exhibits.  She owns a miniature art supply business, MiniArt Supply (www.miniartsupply.biz), develops and manages artist and art-related web sites, and enjoys spreading her passion for miniatures by providing presentations on the history of miniature art.  She also teaches workshops and classes in miniature art.  Her works can be found in numerous private collections.  History of Miniature Art

See more Nancy Still Art at www.miniartsupply.biz