Colonie Art League, Inc.
Artists of New York's Capital District and beyond.
Established 1974

Welcome to the Colonie Art League. 
2014 is our 40th Anniversary year.


Meeting Information

The Colonie Art League welcomes members and non-members to our monthly meetings. Join us on the first Tuesday of the month. Enjoy the many benefits and interests we all share as fellow artists. Monthly meetings are both informative and entertaining. Meetings are brief with a focus on the demonstration of the evening. A 50/50 raffle is held at each meeting to sponsor our Scholarship Program.

Our next meeting is:

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Karen Rosasco, AWS, will give us a demo about 
transforming transparent watercolor to layered 
acrylics:  A slide show with a question and  answer 
period after.  She has presented demos all over the 
United States to much acclaim, and we welcome her 
back to her home in the Capital District.
at The Colonie Town Hall
Social begins at 6:00 PM,  Dinner at 6:30 PM
 
Beach Party Banquet & Installation 
of Officers - 2014 - 2015  6The June meeting
Painterly Approach Watercolor Workshop with Jim McFarlane (May 
19-21) – Jim offers the opportunity to concentrate on those elements that 
make watercolor the powerful and beautiful medium that it is.

There are no general meetings in July and August.

Beach Party Banquet & Installation 
of Officers - 2014 - 2015  6pm
 

Shhas exhibited her pastel paintings in many of the 
Oakwood Artists Group Shows, the Juvenile 
Diabetes High Hopes Fund Galas, Cyclics Shows, 
preceded by exhibits and awards in the Boston area.
Laurie’s aim is to evoke a mood and create a feeling 
of light and atmosphere in her work, which she does 
on-site.  
She has exhibited her pastel paintings in many of the 
Oakwood Artists Group Shows, the Juvenile 
Diabetes High Hopes Fund Galas, Cyclics Shows, 
preceded by exhibits and awards in the Boston area.
Laurie’s aim is to evoke a mood and create a feeling 
of light and atmosphere in her work, which she does 
on-site.
and see their portfolios.  YOU made these awards possible through raffles, donations, and other events.
At our May meeting, we will award scholarships to two seniors, one from each Colonie 
High School.  Recognize the winners of these well-deserved awards for study at their art colleges of choice 
and see their portfolios.  YOU made these awards possible through raffles, donations, and other events.
At our May meeting, we will award scholarships to two seniors, one from each Colonie 
High School.  Recognize the winners of these well-deserved awards for study at their art colleges of choice 
and see their portfolios.  YOU made these awards possible through raffles, donations, and other events.
The June 2014 membership meeting was the annual year end pot luck supper. It was a Beach Party theme this year.



At our May 2014 meeting, Paul Leveille did a portrait demo in oils. 

The annual scholarship awards were presented to Maddie Labarge from Shaker High School and Jessica Stapf from Colonie Central High School. See photos here.


 
Laurie Greenbaum Beitch doing a demo in pastels at the April 2014 meeting.
 

Patti Mollica at the March membership meeting,  representing Golden paints gave a presentation on acrylic paints and media.
 

 At the February 2012 membership meeting, Tom Myott did an action figure demo in acrylics.
 

At the January 2014 membership meeting, Ed Ticson gave a lesson on perspective drawing.



Robert O'Brien giving a portraiture demo at our November 2013 membership meeting.




At the October 2014 meeting, Mark Tougias came down from Vermont to give a demo in oils. 



At the September 2014 meeting, Carolyn Justice of Saratoga Springs, NY gave a demo in Pastels.




Click on the image at right to read the article about the Colonie Art League in the Colonie Spotlight Newspaper, June 6, 2013.

The featured artist at right is Debbie Park-Boussu working in watercolors at the Wednesday evening painting session in St Matthew's church basement.
The June 2013 Meeting

The June meeting was the annual theme banquet, "A Sentimental Journey - The 60s". Peter, Paul and Mary, bell bottoms, beads, peace signs, LOVE, Flower Power, sun glasses, tie dye and The Beat Goes on. Social time begins at 6:00 PM. Music and great food. 


At our May 2013 meeting
Robert Carsten gave a demo in pastels.


at our April 2013 meeting

Jack Berkery, CAL member and website administrator presenting information on promoting your artwork in the internet.