Adult Art

Calling for Artists for the Annual Member Show

For the13th year, Arts in Bartlett features its members in the Annual Members Show in an exhibit at Bartlett Village Hall, 228 S. Main.  This year’s exhibit will be on display in the 2nd Floor Gallery from April 3 through May 5  with a free artist reception from 6-7 pm on Tuesday,

All media are welcome. This gallery does not have a locked case for 3-D work, however, sculptures and other objects can be set on the ledge in the room.   

Your 2017 dues must be paid to be in this exhibit. You can renew or join online on the Join Us page or get a form from Arts in Bartlett, 215 S. Main. If you are unsure of your membership status, please email to check. 

Click here to download the form. Deadline to be returned to Arts in Bartlett is March 28, and delivery to Village Hall is Saturday, April 1 from 9 to 10 a.m. and pickup after the show is over is Saturday May 6 from 9 to noon. Full details are on the form.   

Gallery at 215 S. Main

Feb/March/April Quilt Exhibit from the Prairie Star Quilter’s Guild

We are excited to present this show in cooperation with this prominent guild, which will focus on “art” quilts. The guild and Arts in Bartlett members will also have boutique items for a unique shopping experience. The gallery is open Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday 10 to 5 and Friday noon to 6 pm. This exhibit closes April 30. 

Soliciting works for May- July

"Faraway Places" exhibit at Arts in Bartlett for May-July coincides with the International Festival, which is in the planning phase right now for June 2017. Keep working on your artwork for "Faraway Places". This theme can be interpreted anyway you'd like! Think distant countries, vacation, outer space, inner space, imagined worlds... All media are eligible.Click here to down load the application form and hanging requirements. Art should be brought into the Arts Center, 215 S. Main, April 24-28. 

 Looking ahead so you can be working now on works for future exhibits: 

August/September/October: 'All Creatures Great and Small" From the mammoth to the microbe: finned, feathered, furred, floating, flying, or fantasy. All creatures and media are welcome!To be paired with a pet event for Bartlett Heritage Days, Sept. 9. 

November/December/January 2018: "Timbre: The Color of Sound" Timbre is the character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity. Interpret this however you'd like! Find your inspiration in music, musicians, and musical instruments.

February, March, April 2018: "On A Grand Scale" Think big! Here's your opportunity to work large or make a big impact!

 A free monthly Artist Gathering

Need a night out? Are you ready to get artsy? Or maybe just want to connect with other artists?

Then join us for this month's gathering the 3rd Tuesay of each month. The next networking gathering is Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00 pm in the 2nd floor training room at Bartlett Village Hall, 228 S. Main, right after Joanne Barsanti's reception for her "Flowers with Attitude" exhibit. Go to News page of to read about this exhibit. 

Please R.S.V.P. by responding to Marianne Andersen Iannrelli at  

The Art’s in Bartlett Artist’s Group is a casual group that likes to talk about art, events, exhibits, techniques, etc… don’t be shy, come have an evening out with like-minded artists.

New  Watercolor Classes by Jenny Vogt

You asked for it and now we have it! Adult painting classes by noted watercolor and pastel artist Jenny Vogt. You have probably seen her amazing bird and nature pastels in Arts in Bartlett and other fine art galleries. She and others in the Artist Gathering networking group are managers of Arts in bartlett's gallery and decide on the themes and hang the works every three months. She studied at Columbus Collage of Art and Design and is a teacher at Hanover Township.  

Here are the dates for Jenny Vogt's  “Fun & Fantastic Watercolor” classes teaching techniquest to create your own paining with liquid watercolors.  Click here to download a full description and registration form

Monday, May 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monet's "Waterlilies” with  liquid watercolors. 

 Monday, May 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. "Painting the Desert”  with  liquid watercolosr

$20 for Arts in Bartlett members; $35 for nonmembers. If you are member, you can bring up to 3 friends at the member price. You can pay with debit, credit card or paypal below or follow check instructions on the registration form. 

Waterclor Class