The Phoenix Artists Guild meets every 4th Monday of the month (except on holidays), from August through May. Meetings are held at: Arizona Artists Guild Building, at 18411 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ.
6:00 – 6:45pm: Critique of Member work in progress (guests are invited to watch.)
6:45 – 7:15pm: Business Meeting
7:15 – 7:30pm: Refreshments (when in person)
7:30 – 8:30pm: Guest Artist Demonstration
June - no meeting
July - no meeting
December - Holiday Party Pot Luck TBA
(Please note: We are currently meeting in person at the AAG Building using all CDC guidelines including mandatory masks and social distancing.
Art by PAG's artists at the Thunderbird Arts Center (Feb 10-March 14, 2020)
Tess has a diverse career in the arts spanning more than 30 years. Her career began as owner and director of Scherer Gallery in 1983 (through 2006) representing International contemporary artists and specializing in glass art. She was artistic director of Shemer Art Center and Museum from 2015-2017. She is the Director of Facilitation and Curriculum for the World Academy for the Future of Women, serves on the advisory board and facilitates programs in China and Bangladesh. While in China, she facilitated art programs in rural villages In addition to her studio practice, Mosko-Scherer has a private practice coaching and mentoring artists. She developed workshops to help artists with professional development. She is an active member of several art organizations including Arizona Artists Guild, The Sonoran Arts League, Art Link, Art Intersection and the Eye Lounge Collective Gallery in Phoenix. Her work is exhibited nationally, is represented by Van Gogh's Ear Gallery in Prescott, and has won several awards in juried shows in Arizona. Tess was named one of the "100 Creatives You Need To Know" by the Phoenix New Times in 2016. She is also a grant recipient from the City of Phoenix, The Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. A demonstration on photographing artwork for entry in exhibits is on the agenda.
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Guest demonstrators share their techniques and expertise at each monthly meeting. It is a great learning experience!
Guidelines for Artist of The Month:
An "Artist of the Month" is selected every month from August to April, and open to all members of the Guild. Artists are limited to one framed work each Month.
Artists awarded Artists of the Month are not eligible for further monthly competition. All Artists of the Month are automatically entered in the Artist of the Year Event, held in May.
Artist of the Year will then be chosen from those qualifying artists. (If you have sold the awarded work you may substitute another work for the May event.)
Paint and Participate for your chance to be recognized as the next Artist of the Month!
Artist of the Month for January 2021,
Alika Kumar for her Acrylic painting titled
"I Am Infinity"
Artist of the Month for February 2021 was Carmen Timm for her Encaustic Collage
Artist of the Month for March 2021,
Carol France for her Oil painting
Artist of the Month for April 2021,
Cindy Berg for her Alcohol Ink painting