What's New at BAA October 2021!

BAA is looking for a member to coordinate a BAA booth at the Christkindl Market on November 6. If you can help, contact Namrata Jaju, BAA Office Manager at njaju.baa@gmail.com.

Speaking of art shows, the BAA will be exhibiting member art in the Bartlesville Library foyer from Monday, November 1 until the 30th. Members may submit up to three pieces. Sculpture and fiber art may be submitted. Please RSVP by October 25 to Amy Jenkins at amyjenkinsbaa@gmail.com and provide your name, name of your artwork and medium. We are looking for volunteers to help with setting up the exhibit.

Namrata began working as our office administrator on August 16th. Her hours will be 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. If you have materials to pick up, we now have regular open hours!

The BAA phone number is 918 332 8463. When no one is in the office, you may leave a voice mail message. Be sure and welcome her when you drop by.

Beginning Printmaking

Instructor: Justine Cherwink, NEW INSTRUCTOR
Date: Saturday, October 16
Time: 9 AM to 1 PM
Cost: $36
Supplies for students to order before class – Beginner’s Linocut Kit. $12.00 at Amazon.com



Instructor: Larry Waid
Dates: Saturday, October 16
Time: 10 AM to 3 PM
Cost: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

Open Studio – painting holiday cards

Facilitator: Cheryl Bryan & Janet Odden
Date: Wednesday, October 20 from 1pm to 3pm
design ideas will be emailed prior to class. Each design is formated to 4”x6”.
Cards can be ordered from Cheap Joe’s that includes both the card and watercolor paper for your painting.


Modern Brush Calligraphy Techniques CLASS IS FULL

Instructor: Hillary Nickels NEW INSTRUCTOR
Date: Saturday, October 23
Time: 10 AM until 1 PM
all supplies included
Cost: $100


NEW Painting Class for Children and Adults!

No experience is necessary to be successful in this class.

Instructor: Elaine Wilson
Dates: Class will be the third Thursday of each month, beginning October 21, 2021
Thursday 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Cost: $25 and all supplies are included
Elaine will collect all payments at the beginning of class
This class is for students and adults of all ages and skill levels
Min.10 and max. is 30


Christmas Gift Wrap-Palooza

Taught by Kerri Fleming
Date: Saturday November 13
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Wednesdays 1-3

Free! Open Studio is every Wednesday from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. 

Faciliator is Cheryl Bryan. 

3rd Saturday of each month in 2021. 10 am  – 3 pm. 

October 16, 2021

Members $10., nonmembers $15, Students $5

Any interested person please email bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com to register, or email Larry at waid8337@att.net for more info.

Payments will be collected at the beginning of each class.

Date: Class will be the third Thursday of each month, beginning October 21, 2021

Masks Optional: The Art Association Board has voted to change the policy from Masks Mandatory, to “Masks Recommended but Optional” in the Art Center.   We are looking forward to holding classes and events for our members soon, and ask that people continue to be respectful of others by social distancing and cleaning your work space before leaving the building.

Art Show Winners Announced

B. Alan Frakes, F-4 Tornado



By Sheila Minnich, First Place

Sheila Minnich, First Place

Winning Best of Show and the grand $500 prize was oil painter B. Alan Frakes of Tulsa for his “F4 Tornado” oil painting of his four granddaughters. Sheila Minnich of Midwest City, took first place ($250) followed by Michele Seeley of Eureka, Kan., second place ($200), and Whitney Powell, third place ($150). 

Merit Award winners all received $75: Ronda Williams, Priyanka Priyadarshini, Gage Swanson, Kerri Flemming and student Quincey Turner for her striking “Indian Summer” piece. 

Category Award winners received awards from art supply vendors: Kathy Soliday (oils), Carmen Shaar-Walden (acrylics), Vance Blackwell (dry media), Linda Guenther (photography), Josh Waddel (sculpture), Sarah Robl (multimedia), Iran Winger (artisan) and James Millspaugh (watercolor).


Between a Rock and a Hard Spot by Michele Seeley, Second Place

Michele Seeley, Between a Rock and a Hard Place 

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“I just think you keep inspired to paint when you’re with other artists.” 

– Saundra Marie Blackburn Puckett, 92, BAA president 1969-70

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Classes for Kids:

Art Classes for Kids Monday – Thursday by appointment with Ashley Droigk

June 2021 - BAA Art Camp

Questions? Please email bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com.