Momentum Art Guild of Northwest Illinois
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We are a regional, nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing interest in the visual arts, and supporting the development of individual artists. Our members recognize needs, foster opportunities, provide mutual support and work for the general promotion of art and the advancement of those who create it.
All artists, regardless of age or experience, are welcome.
Monthly meetings, March through November, are held at the Parkview Meeting Room located at 1234 S. Park Blvd. Freeport, IL. Drive into the south side parking lot, the entrance to the parking lot is on Empire St.
List of 2014 Meetings:
Monday, March 17th at 7:00 p.m.
A critique of our window projects in progress so bring what you have so far (or a recent work if you have not started yet).
Find out what opportunities are available for showing your work.
New programs are set for the year.
Members to pay annual membership dues.
Monday, April 21st at 7:00 p.m.
Ellie Wells Presentation on Mandalas. Ellie will discuss the history and significance of mandalas and lead the group through the process of creating one.
Monday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m.
Amanda Speilman The Transformative Process. Amanda discusses her found object jewelry and how she discovers the hidden possibilities in objects to be part of a piece of jewelry.
Monday, June 16th at 7:00 p.m.
Jennifer Nall Photo Memory Globes. Jennifer will send emails telling everyone what to bring.
Everyone will share their ideas for titles for the Windows Exhibition
Monday, July 21th at 6:00 p.m.
Nature as Inspiration. Potluck picnic at “Krape Park " Bring a dish to pass.
Bring your camera, sketchbook, and/or container for your "nature" finds. Spend some time strolling around the park gathering objects or visual information to be used to create nature inspired artwork. Maybe a collage, a painting, a drawing, fiber art, a small sculpture -- you are only limited by your imagination! The artworks created will be brought to the August 18 MAG meeting for critique and admiration.
Monday, August 18th at 7:00 p.m.
Critique of finished “Nature” art works from July meeting.
Monday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m.
Barry - Abstraction’s Forms and Motivations. A look at the various kinds and motivations for painting abstract paintings.
Monday, October 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Critique of Window Pieces in the gallery.
Gallery Reception: Saturday October 4th at 3:00-5:00 pm.