St. Albert Painters Guild


St. Albert Painters Guild offers a creative environment for the emerging or experienced artist

Membership

  • Priority will be given to new applicants who are residents of St. Albert, who are eighteen years of age, and who are willing and able to volunteer with the St. Albert Painters Guild.
  • New membership applications are accepted online until membership capacity is reached.
  • Membership fees are $40.00 per annum. The membership year runs from June 1st to May 31st

Framing Discounts 

Members get discounts when placing framing orders. Simply say you are with the St. Albert Painters Guild. You must pay for your own orders. No orders are to be billed to the Guild.

1. VESTATE Moulding, 16602 114 Ave

  • wholesale prices, pre-made frames, bulk supplies (mats, hardware)
  • mention you are with St. Albert Painters Guild

2. Framer's Warehouse, 14527 119 Ave

  • wholesale prices, ready made frames, framing supplies

3. Jake's Gallery, 10441 123 St

  • 30% discount on framing orders
  • just mention you are a St. Albert Painters Guild member

Art Supply Discounts:

Paint Spot, 10032 81 Ave:
10% discount - bring proof of membership - simply print your profile page from our website

Delta Art Supplies, 11116 120 St. Albert Painters Guild member.
10% discount - just mention you are a St. Albert Painters Guild member.

Colors Art and Framing, 3 locations: 10660 105 St., 10104 149 St., and 7371 104 St.
10% discount - bring proof of membership (no framing discounts)


Art Education

  • Four or five workshops on new techniques and in a variety of media are organized during the year at a reasonable cost to members.
  • A critique is facilitated by an established artist before the Spring and Fall Shows.
  • After each business meeting, there is an opportunity to engage in an enrichment session.

Studio Time

  • The studio space at St. Albert Place is usually open for members’use on Tuesday, until 3:00 PM, and on the third and fourth Wednesdays, after 6:00 PM 
  • Excellent opportunities to join fellow members, to share ideas, and to learn from each other in an informal setting.

S.A.P.V.A.C. 

  • St. Albert Place Visual Arts Council is the umbrella organizational committee for all of the Guilds (Potters, Quilters, Painters, Floral and Paper Arts) operating in St. Albert Place
  • Each guild has equal representation.

Newsletter

  • The Palette is a monthly newsletter, created and published on the website, providing details of agendas/minutes of meetings, workshops, exhibition opportunities and deadlines. 
  • Members are welcome to contribute to the newsletter.
Library
  • The St. Albert Painters Guild maintains a comprehensive library of books, videos, and magazines related to Art. 
  • The selections are continually upgraded, new items are introduced and members are invited to sign out reference materials or items at each monthly meeting. 

Shows and Sales of Members’ artworks

  • St. Albert Painters Guild Spring and Fall Shows and Sales are the two major three-day events held during the last weekend of April and the
  • third weekend of October respectively at St. Albert Place, inviting Guild members an opportunity to profile and to sell their works to the public.
  • W.A.R.E.S. (Works of Art Representative of Every Guild) is a small retail shop, located in St. Albert Place, providing Guild members the opportunity to display and to sell their work. Hours of operation: Thurs.-Sat., Noon-3:00 PM.
  • St. Albert Place Christmas Sale (Country Craft Fair) is an annual two-day event during the third weekend of November, inviting S.A.P.V.A.C.
  • Guild members to sell their work in the studios of St. Albert Place.
  • Other opportunities to display and to sell members’ works include St. Albert’s Summer Art Walk events on the first Thursday of the month and numerous special events through out the year.

General Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from September to May in the Painting Studio in St Albert Place. An AGM is held in June. A pot luck supper is traditionally held in lieu of the December meeting for all members and a guest.

Attendance at the monthly meetings provides members opportunities to gain a better understanding of a and participation in the operationand activities of the Guild.

All services to St. Albert Painters Guild members are provided by volunteers

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