Marion Sadler
Joy Bass
Wakie McBride
Doris Crandall
Sharon York
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Ardmore, Oklahoma


Bringing the Joy of Making Art
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The Guild Story...
The Ardmore Art Guild was organized July 2, 1986 with a group of 15 Ardmore-area artists as charter members.
     Our mission is to encourage and promote the creative work of our registered members and to bring our members into direct contact with outstanding artists, art teachers, lecturers and demonstrators.

     Monthly meetings are held on the third Monday of each month, September through May, unless otherwise stated.  Installation of Officers occurs at the July annual meeting. Meetings begin at 9 a.m. with a program, demonstration or class or guest presenter. They are held at the Goddard Center for Performing Arts in Ardmore, Oklahoma, unless posted otherwise on this site.
             Upcoming Programs
November 14...........Scene with People

     (John White) Watercolor demo and biographical discussion: "Making Art a Profession"  No workshop, lunch with John at 11:30 a.m.
December...................Christmas Party
 (Date to be announced.)  Bring wrapped gift (art item or old art book).
January 16..............Framing Techniques
 (Rudy Ellis) Bring mats, frames, liners, finished paintings, questions.
February 20.......Figure/Portrait Drawing
(Traci Martin)  A draw-all-day workshop. Cost and materials to be announced.
March 19....................................Pastels
   (Loretta Yin) Bring supplies. Workshop cost to be announced.
April 16......................Color and Design
   (Mort Hamilton) Demonstration only. Work on your own in afternoon.
May 21....Annual Picnic/Officer Election
   Time, place and food to be announced.
Notice: If a speaker is unable to present on a given date, Alan Burris will substitute.


     Current officers are Sharon York, President; Beverly Montgomery, Vice President (Programs); Joy Bass, Vice President (Notification); Gale Holt, Treasurer; Becky DeLisle, Secretary; Susan Harrington and Mary Craven, Yearbook; Marion Sadler, Immediate Past President, Website Coordinator.



Featured Artist
Marion Sadler
     Marion Sadler is a creator of collages, pottery art, oil painting, pastel pieces in styles that range from expressionism to realism. Her works of art can be found in homes across the United States and England. Also an award-winning author, she's sold more than 2000 copies of her poetry/essay book .
     Currently, she serves as president of the Ardmore Art Guild. She's a past officer of Delta Kappa Gamma and served as president of Ardmore Writers' Guild for more than eight years.  She's listed in both Who's Who in Art and Who's Who in American Women. 
     As a retired art and music teacher, her mission is to see that all children study the arts and have the chance to become skilled in creativity and decision making; that they are fully developed in self-confidence and equipped for life as a contributing member of society.

Charter Members
Gale Holt
Zama Dexter
Betty Chaney
Consuelo Kalkman
Virsey Renick
Paula Sturgeon
Linda Mathis
Edna Gardner
Jean Schrader
Sidney Douglass
Nadine Cissell
Anna Grissom
Alta Wells
Pauline Emery
Deloris Talliaferro

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