Brush and palette program

Our monthly demonstration programs are designed to be interesting and educational, in a wide variety of media and techniques: including watermedia, oil, pastels and more. You are invited to attend our monthly art demonstrations/meetings which are held on the third Thursday of the month (no meetings in the summer months of June, July and August) at 1:00 at the Art Center in Grand Junction.

Our mission

  • Encourage within Grand Junction Colorado and surrounding communities an appreciation of fine art
  • Provide members with opportunities to learn from other members, as well as from leading fine art professionals
  • Offer opportunities for members to benefit from interaction and friendship with other artists
  • Provide members with timely information about fine art activities and events within the community
  • Mount exhibitions of members two dimensional work
  • Support, whenever feasible, the Western Colorado Center for the Arts

Board of directors

  • President:
  • Vice President: Raechel Bailey Kolb, elkrgbkbk@aol.com
  • Secretary: Helen Stenmark,  970-241-8958, stenmarkhelen@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Linda Dembitsky, 778-0321, alcoveoffice@gmail.com
  • Show Director: Michael Davis, www.colouredwaterstudios.com
  • Program Director: Connie Syas,  523-5283, syaspetunia@gmail.com
  • Website/Newsletter: Elise Lind, 270-0951, eliselind10@gmail.com
  • Website: Elise Lind and Paula ODonnell
  • Membership Book Publisher: Linda Dembitsky, alcoveoffice@gmail.com
  • Refreshments: Jan Dotson, rainsong24@aol.com
Grand Junction Brush and Palette club members meeting for Plein air outing.
Monthly meetings are held at the Grand Junction Art Center.
Past presidents from left to right: Lois Lampert, Pat Blackburn, Helen Stenmark and Mary Sue Bonds.
B&P Members: Helen Stenmark and Linda Dembitsky. Artwork by Connie Syas at Lincoln Park barn.