The 2014 SDP International Conference & Expo is bringing back Special Events!
We start the week with an 8-hour event with Jo Sonja Jansen mda, vgm
OLD KING COLE
Monday, May 12 • 8 am–5 pm
This is an intermediate class. Attendees will learn Jo Sonja's blending and stroke techniques.
Class 1010: Class Fee: $49 + Project fee $40 + $89
Project fee includes prepped tin tray, DVD, packet, and all paints.
Don't Miss this Rare Opportunity
Tickets MUST be purchased in ADVANCE
(No tickets available on-site)
Sponsored by Chroma, Inc.
Monday Evening, SDP presents two great events with two great teachers.
Golda L. Rader, Certified Zentangle Instructor
Pen & Ink and Watercolor
Monday, May 12 • 6 pm–10 pm
This is an intermediate class. Learn more about the wonderful world of mandalas and working with repetitive designs.
Class 1020: Class Fee $26 + Project Fee $48 = $74
Sponsored by Martin/F. Weber and Artist Expo
SANTA & FRIENDS
Shara Reiner cda
Monday, May 12 • 6 pm–10 pm
This is an intermediate class, working on a 9" x 12" Bentwood box.
Class 1030: Class Fee $26 + Project Fee $28 = $54
Just bring your mop brush and your favorite splattering tool.
Sponsored by DecoArt, Inc.
The fun begins again on Thursday evening.
With Jamie Mills-Price and Kim Hogue cda
Thursday, May 15 • 6 pm–10 pm
Set sail on a creative journey with Kim teaching "Sailor Cove Inn" and Jamie teaching "Sand, Sea, Surf!" Door prizes and giveaways.
Class 1040: Class Fee $26 + Project Fee $49 = $75
Sponsored by DecoArt, Loew-Cornell, Jo Sonja, Inc., Heavenly Heart Creations, Between the Vines, and Valhalla.
BLOSSOM & SPECIAL EFFECTS
Thursday, May 15 • 6 pm–10 pm
This is a beginners class, working with water mixable oil to teach you to blend this beautiful poppy, as well as numerous special effects using innovative tools, mediums and embellishments.
Class 1050: Class Fee $26 + Project Fee $34 = $60
Sponsored by Select® by Princeton Artist Brush Co., Royal Talens, and Speedball.
San Diego Tours
San Diego is an exciting venue for the 2014 Conference. So SDP is offering two great tours to explore the area.
DINNER CRUISE ON SAN DIEGO BAY
Sunday, May 11 • 5 pm–9:30 pm
Imagine cruising on a luxurious yacht and watching one of the most spectacular views of the city skyline pass you by. Experience the wonder of San Diego Bay as you enjoy a delicious three-course dinner aboard the yacht. After dinner, join the captain on the upper deck for a narrated tour, or hit the dance floor to dance the night away.
Cruise includes: Round-trip transportation, boarding glass of champagne, 2.5 hour cruise, and delicious seated dining with choice of menu.
Cost: $131.50 per person
A DAY AT SAN DIEGO ZOO
Saturday, May 17 • 9 am–2 pm
No trip to San Diego would be complete without a visit to the world famous San Diego Zoo. Here you'll find a collection of fascinating exhibits with rarely seen animals. Micro-habitats include Gorilla Tropics, Tiger River, Ituri Forest, and Polar Bear Plunge.
Tour includes: Round-trip transportation, admission to the zoo with all attractions and shows, 40-minute public guided bus tour, unlimited access to the zoo's express bus, and round-trip Skyfari Aerial Tram Ride
Cost: $71.50 per person
Tours arranged through ARRANGEMENTS UNLIMITED
The deadline for registration and cancellation of tours is Friday, April 25, 2014. Cancellations will only be made if written notice is received by Friday, April 25, 2014 via fax (619) 660-5344 or email to Debbie@ArrangementsUnlimited.net.
Arrangements Unlimited reserves the right to cancel any tour if minimum pre-registration is not met. In the event of cancellation, all pre-registration monies will be returned. For more information, contact Debbie Ibey at Debbie@ArrangementsUnlimited.net.
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Juried Art Exhibition
Society of Decorative Painters Foundation
Stripes in Oil, by Gloria Boggs, Lansing, Illinois
2013 Juried Art Exhibition Best in Show
Call for Entries
2014 Juried Art Exhibition
Download the 2014 Exhibit Booklet
The Society of Decorative Painters Foundation is sponsoring a juried art exhibition. Three experts in the art field will jury the semi-finalist selections from a larger pool of entrants to be exhibited at the 42nd SDP International Conference & Expo, held at the Town and Country Resort, San Diego, California, May 12–17, 2014. Artists shall be selected on the basis of the overall effect, handling of medium, and quality of their work.
This opportunity is open to ALL decorative painters, and works must have been completed after June 1, 2012. Each artists may submit a maximum of six works—one entry per subject category. Entrants will be judged on three divisions: Professional, Hobbyist, and Beginner.
ENTRY FEES (click to register online!): $10 per entry for SDP Members; $25 per entry for non-members
AWARDS: Awards will be presented to Category winners, Best in Medium winners, People's Choice winner and Best in Show
All winning pieces shall be featured in The Decorative Painter. All semi-finalists shall be invited to exhibit at Town and Country Resort and will be included in an online presentation.
Jan. 17, 2014: DEADLINE for SUBMISSIONS
March 13, 2014: Notification of Semi-finalists
May 15–17, 2014: Exhibition
For more information, contact Jay Staten, Publications Director at (316) 269-9300 x 112, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alamo Decorative Artists
Sponsor: BEST IN WATERCOLOR
Sponsor: BEST IN ACRYLIC
Hofcraft: The Painter's Source
Sponsor: BEST IN OIL
Sponsor: BEST IN COLORED PENCIL
Sponsor: PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
Heart of Pinellas Decorative Artists
The SDP Board of Directors
Linda Biedermann TDA
Linda L. Sharp CDA
Kathy Swigon CDA