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ALA Events

We hold several events throughout the year for our members.

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2018 ALA Dues

ALA is on a Fiscal year so dues are paid

in August for the following year.

2018 dues can be mailed in, or

you can pay at our August Mtg.

All members must be current on their dues to participate in the monthly competitions, exhibits, or any shows. Signature members must keep

their dues concurrently in order to retain their Signature Member status.

Anyone who joined after at our May 2017 meeting or later is considered in good standing for the 2018 year. So you'll not need to pay again this fall.

Monthly Meetings and Artists of the Month Competition

ALA meets the last Tuesday of each month, except for November and December, at 7:00pm at the North Little Rock Community Center. You can Find Us on our About Us page, there is a Google map and physical address for your convenience. Most meetings will have a demonstration by either a member or guest speaker. Our meetings are relaxed, informative, and we'll have refreshments available. Active members are eligible to bring one piece of their artwork to participate in the Artists of the Month Competition. The attending members will vote for the top 5 pieces, the winners will be displayed at area banks and galleries for the following month. The artists who win each month throughout the year, will secure an equal number of places for each win for our Annual Winners' Show, held in December.

Members' Show

This is an annual event held from Spring to early Summer and is open to all active ALA members in good standing. Each member is allowed to enter one piece of original art in one of six categories: Abstract, Animal, Figure, Landscape, and Still Life. This is a judged event with cash prizes for: Best of Show, Silver Award, Bronze Award, and First Place in each category.  Each of the above awards as well as Second and Third place in each category also receive award ribbons.

ALA Art Show

This is an juried event where members can enter up to two pieces of their original artwork, and a Juror will select a given number of pieces from the entries submitted, to actually be in the show. Once the show is hung the Juror will then judge for all the awards. Cash and prizes are typically between $3,000 and $5,000.

See this event on www.ALAartShow.com

 

Annual Winners' Show

Only the Artists of the Month winners are eligible to participate in this annual event, and will be on exhibit  throughout the month of December.  So any member who won at least once during the monthly Artist of the Month competitions, can enter as many pieces as they've won places throughout the year. An example, if an artist has won 6 times, 1st-5th place, can put up to 6 of their winning pieces in this show, one win = one spot, etc.