Welcome to the Grand Junction Brush & Palette Club
The Brush & Palette Club meets on the third Thursday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the Art Center, 7th & Orchard, Grand Junction, CO. The meeting starts with a short discussion on club events and member voting on the mini-show (club members are asked to bring a recently completed painting for the show). It is followed by a program at 1:30.
All meetings, workshops, and demonstrations are open to the public. Members receive a discount for paid events.
Keep on painting!
Brush and Palette Club Member Artwork
B&P Members: Helen Stenmark and Linda Dembitsky. Artwork by Connie Syas at Lincoln Park barn.
The Brush and Palette Club has reserved the classroom at Michaels every Friday afternoon from 1pm until 3pm. It is free studio time for anyone who would like to participate.read more
There will be food and drink provided by the B&P board, schmoozing, voting, awarding of prize money, and critiques if anyone has questions about the elements of a painting or other artwork. It's a great time to show your work and meet other members in the club.read more
Vinje was born in Grand Junction, has moved, and returned three times. Her mom was a teacher who taught Vinje art, and ever since, that is the way she is and what she has always done. She was a collage artist for many years, and invented the art form rustage. She made...read more
Susan Metzger fell in love with batik while living in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The cracking that occurs in batik seemed to her to be the perfect way to interpret the age and beauty of the old manors and plantations that dot the island of St. Croix. She also uses the...read more
What does a judge look for in a painting? "Composition" - stay out of the center "Shapes" - shapes are unique and different "Lines" - lead you through a painting "Edges" - hard to soft; soft edges around the outside and harder in the interior and at the focal point...read more
Jac Kephart provided a two day workshop over January 23 and 24 to a packed gallery of 18 eager participants (sponsored by the Grand Junction Brush & Palette Group). As Bob Martin said, "He is one of the most benevolent artists I have encountered," and never were...read more