• NBAL News, Winter 2022-2023

    Baby it's cold outside! But we are in Florida and soon it will warm up, as winter is a great time here in Central Florida. At NBAL, our monthly meetings continue in January with interesting demos, the Artist of the Month competition, 50/50 raffles, and friendly camaraderie. Anyone with an interest in art is welcome to join us on the third Wednesday of the month beginning at 6 pm (except in December, when it's the second Wednesday, and June/July/August when we break for the summer).

     

    We have several fantastic workshops on the schedule; on January 14 and 15, Therese Ferguson will offer a two day watercolor workshop focusing on still life with quilted fabric (if you have seen her work in this subject, you know how good she is). In February we welcome Suzanna Winton who will hold a workshop on watercolor portraits. In March, David Lobenberg will guide participants in creating pet portraits in a vibrant style. For more information on any of these workshops, go to the Workshops and Special Events tab above.

     

    On February 25th, we will hold a ribbon cutting and open house with the Chamber of Commerce for our new mural. We will have an art market in the adult classroom featuring work from our members. We hope to have a few food trucks on site, along with information about the league and our upcoming events and class schedules.

     

    We have booked the Holiday Inn Titusville once again for our Spring Art Show; dates to remember are March 30 (take in and set up) through April 2 (show close and take out). We will have entry information available soon.

     

    For our January meeting demo we welcome Alex Stankiewicz, who paints in oil and acrylic. February will be a Powertex sculpturing demo from Regine Dossche. In March, Diane Winrich will show us how she does beading and creates jewelry. In April we will have Julia Simonello, who makes zany and fun portraits. We are working on scheduling May, and will post as soon as we have an artist secured.

     

    Artist of the Month Themes through May are:

     

    January -- Abstract/Celebration

    February -- Feathered Friends

    March -- Spring Flowers

    April -- Water Works

    May -- Tropicality

     

    All pieces need to be ready to hang, with no unfinished edges unless that is part of the image (such as a tapestry or mixed media piece). The winning artwork remains on display at the art league building until the next meeting.

     

    We have added a new open studio time to our schedule. There is also a watercolor class coming in January. The board has scheduled several interesting workshops for this winter, one for abstract portraits and one for traditional portraits. The most recent schedule can be found under the Youth and Adult Classes tab up top. Please contact the specific instructor to sign up or to ask questions, as they know all the details for their class.

  • Thank you to the art organizations who supported our show through award donations!

    We are sponsored by the following businesses and organizations. Thank you for your support.

  • ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION


    The North Brevard Art League is an active part of the community with a legacy that stretches over fifty years. Formerly known as The Titusville Art League, our organization is home to many artists of diverse backgrounds and preferred mediums. Each one is inspired by the natural beauty and state-of-the-art technology found at the doorsteps of our historic campus. Each year our annual art show draws some of the best artists in the area to compete for cash prizes and ribbons. Our Youth program includes classes for school aged children, summer camps, and our Sunshine Saturday event where we hold a free open house for area children to create art projects. Our Art in Public Places program exhibits member artwork at a variety of venues in North Brevard County, including the Titusville Playhouse and the Health First Cancer Institute.

     

    We are based in the old Titusville Public Library building at the intersection of Draa Road and Park Avenue, across the street from Draa Park and next to the North Brevard bicycle trail. Our campus has a large adult classroom, a smaller and very well equipped youth classroom, and a separate pottery studio with working kiln, along with kitchen and bathroom facilities for large groups.