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Art show, artist luncheon on tap

May 19, 2014

By Cheryl Schweizer, Columbia Basin Herald, Moses Lake, Wash.

May 19--GRANT COUNTY -- Art submissions are needed for the Western Art Show scheduled for Memorial Day weekend in Coulee City. The show is one of a number of art-related activities scheduled for the next few weeks.

Paintings, drawings and photographs will be accepted for display and sale, according to information from the Highlighters Art Club, the sponsoring organization. Only original works will be accepted, and artists are limited to five submissions.

Being a Western art show, all submissions must have a western theme, according to the application.

The artist can offer works for sale or for display only. Entry is $5 for each item.

Submissions must be brought to the gallery from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday. The gallery is located 504 West Main St. in Coulee City.

Items accepted will be on display Friday through Sunday. Artists can pick up the works from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.May 27 or 31.

People who want more information about the art show can contact chair Katherine Downing, 509-754-5143.

The Art Guild of the Soap Lake Area will sponsor its monthly 3rd Wednesday program at 6:30 p.m.May 21 at Las Brisas Art Center, 223 Daisy St., Soap Lake. Speakers will be Amy Larsen, of Waterville, and Pat Munsen, of Moses Lake.

Larsen is a painter whose subjects come from nature, and Munsen is a watercolorist whose subjects include West Africa.

The Moses Lake Desert Artists will sponsor the annual Artists Spring Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.June 11 at Las Brisas. Lunch is potluck, and participants are asked to bring a few artworks for the program following lunch.

People who want to attend should contact Missy Beech,


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Source: Columbia Basin Herald (Moses Lake, WA)

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