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June Member Newsletter

  Next Meeting:
Tue, Aug 9, 1:00-3:15 p.m.
  • No July member meeting! We are off for the summer.
  • We will meet in person at Presbyterian Church-Broomfield, 350 Main St (main room in the Ministry Building).
  • Broomfield Art Guild meets at 12:30-4:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month.
    • 12:30p Meet and Greet, 1:00 Formal Meeting begins, flexible art/social time after the formal meeting wraps up
  • August: discuss fall activities, plan evening workshop on matting, framing and wiring in prep for member show.
We look forward to seeing you all at our next meeting!
Jun 14 Meeting Recap

Due to COVID illnesses and concerns, we kept our June meeting short and focused on the essentials. About 17 members met to get their logo merchandise, pick up new Art Guild business cards, finalize details of the upcoming Anthem Ranch art sale event, and share art. Our planned demo/paint with liquid watercolors and art supply/book swap will be rescheduled for the fall.
Mid-Year Business Summary

Finance Summary: We are on track to finish the year with income equaling expenses. Since June 2021, our income was $3,738.15 and our expenses were $2,910.18, a difference of $827.97. Our bank and cash balances have remained steady through the year. As of June 26, 2022, we have $4,292.47 in our 1stBank account and $64.30 in our cash box. As always, please feel free to contact Tanya via email if you want a detailed transaction list. 

Logo Merchandise Summary: All printed logo merchandise has been delivered. Design-Tec is currently screen printing a couple of corrections and additions to our last logo merchandise order. Dave and Judy Shelley will let everyone know when these items are ready.

There is still an opportunity to purchase a few more items with our fabulous new logo. Design-Tec has enough supplies to print the following if anyone is interested in purchasing additional merchandise:
  • 2 black aprons
  • 4 dark tote bags (Liberty Bags Susan Canvas Tote or Gemline Select Zippered Tote)
  • 8 light tote bags (Liberty Bags Leeward Canvas Tote)
  • 13 light colored shirts (Mens or Womens cream, white or silk colors)
  • 10 dark colored shirts (Mens or Womens black, charcoal or midnight navy colors)
Note -- we have been finding that the shirt sizes run small, so you might want to order up a size.

Click this link to download a file with items, colors, sizes, and prices (which include tax).

If you are interested in purchasing one or more items, please email Dave and Judy Shelley ( to specify what you want by July 8 and then pay for the items by July 15 either by check or PayPal with a note of what you ordered in the memo field. Please mail checks (early!) to Broomfield Art Guild, P.O. Box 621, Broomfield CO 80038. You can find a PayPal link here. If you use PayPal, we would appreciate if you click the option to cover the PayPal fees. Thank you!!

Summer Activities

No July member meeting! Our next meeting will be August 9 at the usual time and place, 12:30-4 at the Presbyterian Church.

Anthem Ranch Art Sale Event July 9 10:00-4:00 and July 10 9:00-2:00 at the Anthem Ranch Lodge (16151 Lowell Blvd) featuring 20 Broomfield Art Guild artists. Everyone, please help spread the word! We have a flyer for this event you can download and email/print. Artists and helpers, please expect an email from organizer Carol Dillard as we get closer to the date.

Plein air every other Thursday 9-12. See schedule and directions on the website. Special events: 1) June 30 9 am Water Lilies at Teresa Burkhart’s house and 2) July 26 5 pm Evening plein air behind Anthem Ranch Lodge (with music and food trucks!). Event starts at 5, artists can set up earlier if desired. RSVP to Carol Dillard ( if interested in Anthem Ranch event.

BCAH summer events – invitation to participate
1) Broomfield Days poster contest. Application due July 11, 16x20 art due July 25. See for more information.
2) Summer Sundays at Brunner Farmhouse July 10 and August 14. Booth space available for art activities and interaction with public. Contact Keri Dillingham at if interested.
3) BCAH 1st Annual Gala Sept 8. Tanya Tenorio is planning Art Guild participation in this interactive arts event. We will have more information at our August meeting!

Summer art shows and exhibits
1) Combined Broomfield Art Guild and Photo Club Show ‘Summer’ runs June 7 to July 25 at the Brunner Farmhouse. Contact Gerry Case ( if you are interested in viewing the show.
2) Ongoing exhibits at City Hall and IPie. See Exhibits page on website for information and sign ups.

Everyone create and frame art for upcoming fall shows and exhibits!

1) Evening Show and Sell Workshop at Brunner House in August TBD: matting, framing, wiring, selling workshop in prep for fall shows and sales
2) Broomfield Community Center Exhibit (Dave & Judy Shelley) – Sep-Nov 2022
3) Broomfield Library Exhibit (Tanya Tenorio) – Sept 6 - ??
4) Fall Member Show at College Hill Library (Sally Bullers team) – Oct 1 – 29. Prospectus coming soon. 

Guild Art Events
Plein Air
We meet from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 n. on the first and third Thursdays of the month.
  • 6/30/2022     Theresa's Waterlily Garden
  • 7/7/2022       Coal Creek Trailhead
  • 7/21/2022     Brunner Farmhouse
  • 8/4/2022       Margaret's Pond
  • 8/18/2022     Waneka Lake
Notices of cancellation are not sent out for weather, etc.; it is up to each artist to decide if they want to participate. Bring your own supplies.

Check our plein air page on the Guild website for future locations and more information.

Two special Tuesday evening plein air opportunities

Also, Tuesday, July 26 at 5:00p, we have been invited to paint behind the Lodge at Anthem Ranch. There will be a band and food trucks, and a great place to set up and paint. A beautiful view of the mountains and pond. Nice grass, nice sidewalks, nice setting. Mark your calendars! Let's have a good showing, and everyone wear/bring your shirts, aprons, or gear with the Art Guild logo!

And Tuesday, August 23, we will visit the Broomfield Farmer's Market. The market is open 4:00-7:00p on Tuesdays throughout the summer at Holy Comforter Church, 1700 West 10th Avenue, Broomfield.
Guild Art Exhibitions

iPie Pizza exhibit space is hosting pieces by guild members. June is Carol Dillard. Contact Margretta Perry or sign up online.

The City and County Building is hosting pieces by Dave Shelley from May 10 to July 12. Sign up for future months online.

We alternate showing in the Broomfield Community Center with the Broomfield Photo Club, who currently are on exhibit, so there will be an opportunity to sign up here again in fall 2022.

For more information on exhibitions or to sign up, or for more information, go to our website tab Public Art Displays.
"If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit." Banksy
Local Art Events

Reminder: If you have any work shown outside the guild, let us know so we can include information in the newsletter! Email Cathy with the details of your showing.

Arvada Center: Explore three solo exhibitions by Colorado artists in all three gallery spaces this summer! Work by Floyd D. Tunson, Lola Montejo, and Anthony Garcia Sr. will be on display, starting June 9. Free to visit.

Some upcoming classes at the Arvada Center:
  • Drawing for People with Chuck Ceraso, T 7/5-8/9, 6 weeks, $170 - The ability to draw is natural to everyone, not just the “gifted.” The key to bringing out that ability lies in the eyes, not the hands … develop the ability to see.
  • Values in Watercolor with Pam McLaughlin, Sat., 7/16, one day, $75 - This half-day workshop is for artists wanting to learn more about painting lights and darks in watercolor. Stop struggling with your values and take your paintings to the next level in this fun workshop. This workshop is for watercolor painters of all levels.
  • Painting with iPad with Jeff Page, Sat., 7/23, one day, $80 - Students develop a series of artworks made entirely on a digital tablet using free or low-cost artmaking apps.
  • 3D Printing with Mike Empy, 7/30, one day, $100 - Join us for this fun and exciting introduction to the world of 3D printing. Students are guided through the process of creating a simple 3D-printable object using a free CAD program and then prepare the file to be printed. Students learn how 3D printing works, how 3D printing is changing design processes and how it is impacting our world.
  • Summer Watercolor with Janet Nunn, TWTh, 8/2-8/4, 3 days, $120 - Enjoy a nice evening painting the beautiful gardens of the Arvada Center. Each day of the class is a new lesson and, weather permitting, students paint outdoors on the grounds of the Arvada Center. This workshop is open to watercolor painters of all abilities.
Some upcoming workshops at Louisville Art Association (Broomfield Art Guild members get a discount with the code BAG2022):
  • Paint the Town: A Plein Air Workshop, Jun 25-26 with Scott Roebuck
  • Creative Expression with Gesso & Watercolor, July 16 with Dianne Widom
  • Facing the Figure: Figure and Portrait Event (full figure is day one, portrait is day two), Aug 6-7 with Denise Chaudhari & Helen Harrison, and live, costumed models each day
  • Palette Knife Painting, Sept 17 with Sheri Farabaugh
  • Tue Drawing Study group, 10a-12p virtual, contact LAA to get on the Drawing Group email list.
  • Virtual Portrait Saturdays, 4th Saturday of the month, 10a-1p

Foothills Art Center (Golden) is showing “Beauty of Age” April 23 to July 10.

Some upcoming workshops at the Foothills Art Center (Golden):
Life Drawing at the Firehouse Art Center with Art of Modeling, Mondays 6pm-8pm, $15 for non-members, space is limited, register online

Creative Color Workshop, Th 6/30, 6:00-9:00p with Linden Kirby - COLOR! One of the most exciting elements of design and one of the artist's strongest communication tools. Yet, it continues to baffle many and takes a lifetime to master. Learn how to use color creatively in your artistic work. At Aar River Gallery, 3707 W. 73rd Ave., Westminster. $45. Sign-up with Linden directly at 720 373-8671 or

Intro Nature Journaling, Dawson Park (Longmont), S 8/27 - Embark on an adventure at one of Longmont’s beautiful parks with artist Coy Ink where we’ll journal our wildlife discoveries in your sketchbook. Bring your sketchbook or use the supplies provided. $40-50

Art & Creative Business Workshop, Firehouse Art Center (Longmont), $35 each:
  • July 19 - Packaging Design & Reproducing Artwork
  • Aug 24 - Social Media Templates
  • Sept 15 - How to Avoid Burnout & Stay Organized


Tuscany Art Adventure, September 18-24, 2022, with Bohemia Boulder

Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City shares the many visions for and stories of the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today. Through 8/31 at the History Colorado Center.

Age of Armor: Treasures from the Higgins Collection at the Worcester Art Museum, on view at the Denver Art Museum 5/15-9/5, is an immersive exhibition featuring more than 100 objects highlighting the artistry, function, and societal perceptions armor shaped throughout time.

If you have any news regarding upcoming shows or workshops, please contact Cathy.
"Painting is the passage from the chaos of the emotions
to the order of the possible." Balthus
Art Calls and Opportunities
The Broomfield Council on the Arts and Humanities welcomes all artists and photographers in Broomfield to enter the 2022 Broomfield Days Poster Contest! Entry form is due by July 11, and artwork must arrive at the Brunner Farmhouse July 25, 10am - 5pm. Entry fee is $10 per piece of artwork entered, payable by donating at or by bringing a check to the Brunner Farmhouse. Each artist may enter up to three pieces. All entries must be 16x20 inches in size. All 2D art is welcome: painting, drawing, collage, photography, digital art, etc.

Art @River Bend (Lyons) is a collaboration between BCAA, Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission, and the Town of Lyons held along the North Saint Vrain Creek in Lyons at River Bend. In addition to the Art & Crafts Sale, Art @River Bend will feature live demos, children's activities, food, drink, and more. Sunday, July 17, 12n - 7pm. Apply online.

Spanish Peaks Arts Council 2022 Photography Show - Fee $20, Deadline 6/10/22.

2022 Louisville Art Association National Fine Art Show - The Show runs from 9/02/2022 through 9/11/2022, in conjunction with the three-day Louisville Labor Day week-end event. Fee $40, Deadline 7/18/22.

Artists of Colorado are encouraged to enter a special exhibition in the historic Gilpin County Art Association Gallery in Central City and to visit the show from 9/2-10/25. We are presenting a special theme show with artist’s impressions of the People, Places and Things that make Colorado special. All artists in Colorado are eligible to enter their paintings. The show will feature landscapes, portraits and studies of subjects which portray Colorado. Entries to the show are due by July 19. Juror for this show is Timothy Standring, internationally recognized painter and curator of past shows for the Denver Art Museum.

Memento Mori Gallery, Skull and Bones Art Show - Skeleton or bone inspired 2D or 3D artworks. Deadline July 25, fee $20.

Adams County Fair open class fine arts exhibit, enter by July 28, no entry fee.

TimeShare: A 40 West Gallery Exhibition - showcasing the dynamic intersection between art and technology. TimeShare will feature artists working in digital media ranging from photography, video, and animation to new media and alternative technologies. 40 West Gallery is calling artists of all levels of experience who interweave technology into the fabric of their artistic practice. Deadline Aug 20, fee $10.

Finding Common Ground in An Uncommon World, All Female Colorado Show - This is a juried exhibit for female and female-identifying who currently live in Colorado. We welcome female artists from all backgrounds and are seeking diverse perspectives and art from across our state. The exhibition is sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art Colorado Chapter (WCACO) and will be shown at The Collective Community Arts Center in Lafayette, CO. Fee $35, Deadline 9/25/22.

Artworks Center for Contemporary Art (Loveland) Call for 2023 Exhibition Proposals - They are reviewing proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2023. We are seeking exhibition proposals for innovative, contemporary 2D or 3D art in all genres. All media including installation, performance, video and multimedia is welcome to apply. Artworks is committed to supporting artists from marginalized communities. Fee $40, rolling deadline.
"This world is but a canvas to our imagination." Henry David Thoreau
BCAH Membership
Consider becoming an annual member of BCAH by donating $25. In addition to other benefits, you will receive their 16-20 page quarterly newsletter, “Spotlight on the Arts,” that publicizes Guild events, as well as the programs and events of Broomfield’s arts and cultural community. You can submit your donation by sending a check to BCAH, PO Box 681, Broomfield, CO 80038 or donating online at
Board of Directors
Kim Touysinhthiphonexay, President
Dave and Judy Shelley, Vice Presidents
Camie Rigirozzi, Jack-of-all-Trades
Tanya Chamain, Treasurer
Cathy Patton, Secretary

Website contact: Camie Rigirozzi
Newsletter contact: Cathy Patton

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