Trailside Galleries is pleased to welcome the American Impressionist Society, Inc., (AIS) as it hosts the group’s 16th Annual American National Juried Exhibition October 1 through October 29, 2015. AIS Master, Carolyn Anderson, will serve as Judge of Awards and over $50,000 in awards will be presented, including a $12,000 cash award for Best of Show.
This year’s exhibition will feature 180 juried paintings which represent some of the best works of American Impressionism being produced today. An additional 20 paintings by AIS Masters, Officers and Founders will also be included in the exhibition. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, October 15, from 6 to 9pm at the gallery.
Carolyn Anderson, AISM, will give a painting demonstration on Friday, October 16, from 6 to 8pm which will also be held at the gallery. Both events are free of charge and open to the public.
Several other programs, presentations, and a workshop, which are open to AIS members, are also planned in conjunction with the reception week activities.
American Impressionist Society
Schedule of Events:
Opening Reception and Awards Presentation: Thursday, October 15th 6 to 9pm at Trailside Galleries
"Scottsdale's Museum of the West Tour" (morning) Sponsored by Fine Art Connoisseur and Plein Air Magazines. Kathy Duley and the museum's director of education will provide a guided tour of the museum's collection. FREE to all AIS members! Please RSVP to email@example.com if you plan to attend.
"Painting the Impressionist Landscape" lecture presentation by Lois Griffel, AIS Master and former director of the Cape Cod School of Art: Friday, October 16th 1 to 2pm at Trailside Galleries. Free for AIS Members.
"Ten Things Artists Can Do to Sell More Art" Marketing Presentation with Barney Davey and Jason Horejs: Friday, October 16th, 2 to 3pm at Trailside Galleries. Free for AIS Members.
"The Making of American Impressionism: A Brief History of French and American Impressionism" presented by Vanessa Rothe, West Coast Editor, Fine Art Connoisseur and AIS Signature Member: Friday October 16th, 3 to 4pm at Trailside Galleries. Free for AIS Members
Demo by AIS Master, Carolyn Anderson: Friday, October 16th, 6 to 8pm at Trailside Galleries. Free to the public
All Member Paintout for AIS Members: Saturday, October 17th with lunch sponsored by Southwest Art Magazine. Free for AIS Members. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
Closing Reception/Cocktail Party: Saturday, October 17th 6pm sponsored by American Art Collector. Location TBA. Reservations required: email email@example.com
Since 1963, Trailside Galleries of Jackson, Wyoming and Scottsdale, Arizona has been regarded as one of the pre-eminent dealers in American representational art, specializing in a rich and varied collection of works by the leading western, wildlife, figurative, impressionist, and landscape artists in the country. The artist roster includes members of the Cowboy Artists of America, National Academy of Design, Oil Painters of America, Plein-Air Painters of America, Prix De West, Society of Animal Artists, National Sculpture Society and Masters of the American West.
Please contact Kimberly C. Fletcher, Marketing & Communications Director at 307.200.1622 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and images.