Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years!




This card was sent to me addressed to DSFAA. I just wanted to share it with the members and also wanted to Thank the Livingston Parish News for all they do for our club. We really appreciate it more than you know!
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Years.
Chris Jones- President -Denham Springs Fine Art Association

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association Thanksgiving Meeting

Just a reminder that our DSFAA November Meeting and Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner will be held Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. At Old City Hall located at 115 Mattie Street, Denham Springs,LA. Hope to see you there!

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association Fall Art Show 2015

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Congratulations to all of our DSFAA Winners. I would like to send a special Thank You to Charlotte Walker for providing these photos. Enjoy!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Denham Springs Fall 2015 Art Exhibit "Fall for the Arts"

"Fall for the Arts"
DSFAA Fall Art Show Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the DSFAA Fall Art show on exhibit at the Denham Springs/Walker Library for the month of October. 
Listed left to right :
Charlotte Walker, Joette LeBlanc, A. Lynne Jones, Mary Rebstock, Kathy Tedaldi, Pat Zeller, Margaret Shipley, not shown -Mary Jane Hunt.

Results of the Show :

Works Not Under Glass

First Place - Mary Jane Hunt "Work In Progress"

Second Place -Mary Rebstock "Abscisson"

Third Place - Margaret Shipley " Hudson Oak"

Honorable Mention - Pat Zeller "Autumn Splendor"

Works Under Glass

First Place -Joette LeBlanc "Impression of Autumn"

Honorable Mention - Pat Zeller "Ole Crawfish"

Photography

First Place - Charlotte Walker "Whit is this White Stuff?"

Honorable Mention - A. Lynne Jones "Mallow Vine Blooms on the Sand"

Miniatures

First Place - Pat Zeller "Autumn Leaves"

Honorable Mention -Kathy Tedaldi "Monet's Box"

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association August 3, 2015 General Meeting

The Denham Springs Fine Art Association August 3, 2015 meeting starts at 7:00 pm in the conference room at the Denham Springs Municipal Building , 941 Government St., Denham Springs, LA. The guest artist will be DSFAA member Derrel Robinson of Central, LA. Derrel is currently serving as President of the Central Art League. Derrel will do a hands on program showing one of his many techniques for creating art.Everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact President-Chris Bajon Jones 664-5290 or Bonnie Smith Williams 225-791-1896.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Tom Wallace Art Wall Ochsner Medical Center

Pat Zeller's art is hanging at Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Dr., Baton Rouge, La. The exhibit  can be viewed on the "Tom Wallace Art Wall."  This is an eclectic show painted in different styles, subjects  and medium.  Her work is pleasing to the eye and learns more toward  realism.  Pat is a member of Central Art League and a DSFFA member serving as Treasurer.  She is also a member of LAAG and ACLP.  Ochsner maintains the art wall in an effort to support the arts and involve the community. For thousands of years, music, artwork, dance and other forms of art have been used to support the healing process. The art display is one of many ongoing projects of Ochsner Medical Center--Baton Rouge to promote a sense of well being and renewal to those who visit. This is one of the avenues Ochsner is using to demonstrate its commitment to the healing of patients, families, and employees. 

Monday, July 6, 2015

Photos from the July 2015 DSFAA Meeting

ARTIST STEVE SHAMBURGER





Denham Springs Fine Art Association
July 2015 General Meeting
Guest Artist Steve Shamburger

The meeting went very well. We voted on the theme for the upcoming DSFAA Fall Art Show. The theme this year will be "Fall For The Arts" submitted by Chris Bajon Jones. A special thanks to Steve and his wife for a wonderful demonstration. We all enjoyed it very much.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association General Meeting July 6, 2015

Sherlock Holmes
Steve Shamburger
Artist

Denham Springs Fine Art Association
The DSFAA July 6, 2015 meeting  starts at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room at the Denham Springs Municipal building, 941 Government Drive, Denham Springs, LA.  The guest artist will be Steve Shamburger  a freelance artist, illustrator from Baton Rouge.   Steve studied commercial art at Art Institute of Houston.  You can read all about him on his face book page. The theme for the Fall Show will be discussed at this meeting. Come join us and bring your thoughts for the theme.  Everyone is invited to attend the meeting.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information about the meeting or for a membership application contact  Chris Jones 225- 664-5290 or Bonnie Smith Williams 225-791-1896. Check out the DSFAA blog www.dsfaa.blogspot.com or like us on face book Denham Springs Fine Art Association

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association Spring Art Show 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association Spring Art Show 2015






Please enjoy this collage of pictures created with the great photos that DSFAA member Charlotte Walker took during the reception held at the Denham Springs/Walker library. Like always, Charlotte did a great job of capturing the moment. 
The winners and awards are listed below:

WORKS UNDER GLASS - 1st place Pat Delk; Old Fashion Doll, 2nd place A.Lynne Jones; Low Water Crossing Near Camp Verde, 3rd place Chris Bajon Jones; Sunset on Bayou Pigeon, Honorable Mention Pat Delk; I Love Big Butts

WORKS NOT UNDER GLASS - 1st place Margaret Shipley; Houmas House, 2nd place Chuck Wright; The Lonely Boat, 3rd place Kathy Tedaldi ; Angel of the Lilies, Honorable Mention Pat Zeller; Spider Lilies

PHOTOGRAPHY - Charlotte Walker; Isle of solitude, Honorable Mention A. Lynne Jones; Brunelleschis Dome, Florence

MINIATURES -1st place Pat Zeller; Lily, Honorable Mention Bonnie Smith Williams; Don't Hate Me Because....

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association 2015 Spring Show

Denham Springs Fine Art Association 2015 Spring Show is just around the corner. I hope everyone is busy painting. The Art Take in times are Wed. April 29th 10-2 and Thurs.April 30th 3-7p.m.This is an open show so all are welcome to enter. The reception will be held Monday, May 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Denham Springs/Walker Branch Library.For more information please contact Show Chairmain -Sandra Middleton :smiddle856@aol.com or President-Chris Jones :chrisjonesthouart@gmail.com

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association Meeting Monday April 6, 2015

The Denham Springs Fine Art Association will meet Monday, April 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room at the Denham Springs Municipal Building located at 941 Government Drive, Denham Springs, LA. The featured artist will be Lynne Jones who will do a demonstration using alcohol ink on Yupo paper. Everyone is invited to attend the meeting and encouraged to bring visitors. Each person will be able to try their hand at a small painting. Refreshments will be served and you are welcome to bring a dish if you would like. For more information please contact Chris Jones at (225) 664-5290 or email :chrisjonesthouart@gmail.com

Monday, March 23, 2015

Beauregard Gallery & Bistro Invitation


Beauregard Gallery and Bistro
Martha Newell and Trisha Nicosia Art Exhibit Press Release


Beauregard Gallery and Bistro cordially invites you to the Artists Exhibit of Martha Newell and Trisha Nicosia. Come view the joyful, colorful, eclectic art of Trisha and the ageless country scenes by Martha. The exhibit hangs thru April. Beauregard Gallery is located at 715 Europe Street and is open Monday -Friday from 11:00 – 2:00 pm. Please come by and see the beautiful artwork and enjoy a great lunch too.

Beauregard Gallery Menu Below
For more information phone (225)383-1932

Monday, March 2, 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association Group Photo March 2015

Denham Springs Fine Art Association
Group photo taken at the March 2015 General Meeting

Left to Right-Front Row: Nell Passman, Mike Avant, Chris Jones, Sandra Middleton, Joette Leblanc
2nd Row: Gail Curry, Bonnie Williams, Sharon Wheat, Pat Delk, Pat Zeller Edith McCon, Peggy Schwab
Back Row: Martha Newell, Derrel Robinson, Lynne Jones, Elizabeth Thompson, Mary Jane Hunt, Mary Head, Kathy Tedaldi

Sunday, February 22, 2015

DSFAA Art Exhibit at the Arts Council of Livingston

DSFAA Art Exhibit March 2015

In March , the Arts Council of Livingston will host "Kaleidoscope of Art," an exhibit by the Denham Springs Fine Art Association.
A reception will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14, 2015 at the Arts Council Gallery, located inside the Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. The show will be from March 2 to March 27. Refreshments will be served. Visit www.artslivingston.org for more information.

If anyone is interested in participating in this show please contact
 President- Chris Bajon Jones by email: chrisjonesthouart@gmail.com or 
Show Chairman -Sandra Middleton by email : smiddle856@aol.com
You must be a member of DSFAA in order to participate. 

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In Loving Memory of Rae W. Robert

Rae W. Robert

Our DSFAA treasurer, Rae Robert passed away, Monday, February 9, 2015. She had a kind giving heart, and was always willing to help in any way that she could. If anyone needed her, she was always available. She loved painting and photography. She was serving her second term as treasurer of DSFAA. She is going to be deeply missed as a member of DSFAA , but also as a friend to many. In honor of Rae it was suggested that we all wear RED to the March meeting.

Chris Bajon Jones
President - Denham Springs Fine Art Association

Saturday, February 7, 2015

February 2015 DSFAA General Meeting with Alla Baltas as guest speaker


Alla Baltas
of 
Alla's Fine Art

What a wonderful treat it was to have Alla give us a demo on oil painting from a beautiful photo she took of a Louisiana Swamp scene. She blew us away in what she accomplished on canvas in such a short time. I would like to personally thank Alla on behalf of DSFAA for a fine demonstration in oil paintings. I can't say how many wonderful comments and emails I have received on her wonderful demo.
Please contact Alla and Bill for any of your Art Reproduction, Custom Mats and Framing needs. Phone (225) 771-8801 or Email : baltasb@allasfineart.com

Ochsner Exhibit by DSFAA Members Thompson, Delk and Williams

Elizabeth Thompson, Pat Delk and Bonnie Smith Williams have art on exhibit at the Ochsner Health Center, 9001 Summa Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA.  The show will hang February 3 until March 27, 2015. Each artist has displayed a variety of subjects in watercolor, oil and acrylic medium.  The show is on display in the front reception area. The art display is one of many projects of Ochsner Health Center that involves community and adds a sense of well being to patients, staff and visitors.  For more information contact Bonnie Smith Williams at myartandsoul@hotmail.com

Lynne Jones Art Exhibit at the Watson Library January and February 2015

A collection of paintings and photographs by Lynne Jones is now on exhibition at the Watson Library through the month of February.  A variety of mediums are used including water-color, pastels and acrylic, with a few examples of alcohol inks painted on yupo paper.  

Most all of the work has been executed after 2008.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Reminder -DSFAA General Meeting February 2, 2015

The Denham Springs Fine Art Association was established 18 years ago.  Members strive to keep the value of art in the eye of the community,  inspire like minded people, and make art available to everyone.  Come join DSFAA members for another year of excitement.  Memberships are being accepted for 2015. This group of creative people are from all over the area, not only from Livingston Parish. Come join us as we increase the presence of art in our community. The monthly meetings are usually on the first Monday of the month (unless a holiday) start at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room at the Denham Springs Municipal building 941 Government Drive, Denham Springs, LA.  DSFAA has  demo artists and speakers each month  along with exceptional refreshments. Alla Baltas of Alla's Fine Art and Framing will be the demo artist for the February 2 meeting.She will be doing an oil landscape demonstration.
Many different venues of  interesting topics and demos are in the works for 2015. 
Two judged shows are already scheduled for the year. Plus two more shows that will be hung in different locations are being planned. Details are in the works.  The shows have three categories. The last few years photography has been included and member participation has been high. 
 DSFAA is a non profit organization formed to encourage artists of all levels dedicated to sharing knowledge, to inspire, secure hanging space, help others, to bring focus on the visual arts, and to have a primary role in the region's growing art community.  Join us at the next meeting. You don't have to be an artist to join. All are welcome to share the fun and gain knowledge from the programs. Check out the DSFAA blog www.dsfaa.BlogSpot.com or like us on face book Denham Springs Fine Art Association
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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Bonnie Smith Williams Art Exhibit

 Bonnie Smith Williams art is hanging at Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Dr., Baton Rouge, La. The exhibit titled "FAMILAR SUBJECTS-NEW AND OLD"  can be viewed on the "Tom Wallace Art Wall" until March 28, 2015
Each  piece of art tells a story or is done in a different technique. Ochsner maintains the art wall in an effort to support the arts and involve the community. For thousands of years, music, artwork, dance and other forms of art have been used to support the healing process. The art display is one of many ongoing projects of Ochsner Medical Center--Baton Rouge to promote a sense of well being and renewal to those who visit. This is one of the avenues Ochsner is using to demonstrate its commitment to the healing of patients, families, and employees.