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The Fine Arts Guild’s Progressive Art Show and Sale

Examples of Janet Buckingham's talent in acrylic pouring and watercolor painting.

Nancy Friedman, Co-Education Director Following the HOA and CDC COVID guidelines to hold their annual show and sale, eight guild members opened their garages or used their yards for the display of their artwork with two other members participating also. With each venue having maps available, it did not take long for the seasoned Ranchers…

Glass Fusing Yard Decorations!

Doris Betuel Spring has sprung in our community! Glass fusing artists are making lots of fun things to put in their gardens! Check out the recent addition of glass totem poles and garden stakes that our members have made. Thank you to Connie Lundberg, glass artist extraordinaire and member of the Robson Ranch Fused Glass…

Meet Linda Luttrell Fine Arts Guild’s Artist of the Month

Linda Luttrell

Nancy Friedman, Co-Education Chairman Using her artistry from an art degree obtained at North Dakota State University, Linda worked at a commercial plant care shop. However, she had not done any painting until she and her husband started renting during the winter months in Robson five years ago. Linda and her husband, Jim, grew up…

New for the Fine Arts Guild: Watercolor Spotlight

Some of the participants from Terry's class were (left to right): Karen Cutrell, Terry Helmstettter, Margie Calhoun, Doreen Beers, Louie Cano, with Susan Halley in the front row.

Nancy Friedman On the 18th of March, the Guild started Watercolor Spotlight Thursdays on which members with watercolor supplies met to paint selected subjects with Don Helmstetter as their mentor. On the first trial day, the room was filled to our “COVID limited capacity,” which is ten. Those participating the first Thursday were Doreen Beers,…

Fine Arts Guild Displays Their Talent

Nancy Friedman, Co-Educational Chairman While the studio was closed during the months of January and February, the members of the Fine Arts Guild continued to do their artwork at home. Some were also preparing for the Progressive Art Sale scheduled for March. Photographs from that sale should be forthcoming in the next Robson Ranch Views.…

Artist of the Month: Meet Carol Breen

Carol Breen My husband Rick and I moved to Robson Ranch just in time for the summer heat, in 2017. When looking at adult communities in the area, other than a golf course for Rick, I needed lots of creative activities as well as opportunities for exercise. As soon as I saw the Creative Arts Center,…

Pottery/Ceramics Club Orientation Classes Resume

Warren Jensen, Diane Oster, Eeda Clow; Class 1: free formed their vase; Class 2: after firing in the kiln, the vase was cleaned and rough spots were sanded.

Carol Breen, Pottery/Ceramics Club Reporter Orientation classes, with instructor Kathy Foran, have resumed! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, classes are limited to three participants. Each student is required to wear a mask, will be assigned their own 6’ table and receive individual supplies. Orientation is a series of three sessions with one session per week. Classes…

Fine Arts Guild’s Artist of the Month: Meet Sharon Nergaard

Sharon Nergaard

Nancy Friedman, Co-Education Chairman Sharon moved from Wisconsin after retiring from the restaurant business with her husband and working as a program assistant at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire. Originally thinking Marana was where they wanted to move, Robson Ranch became their choice when meeting “nice and friendly people” while staying in a…

Fine Arts Guild Demonstration Classes Resume

Nancy Friedman With a slow COVID summer, the guild started their demonstration classes again for the fall/winter season in mid-October. As of this writing, five classes have been completed along with two impromptu discussions. Ten classes were scheduled for the months of January and February with four needing to be repeated due to our limited…