Tag: Desert Artists Club

Art for Charity

Sue Sindelar The Desert Artists Club (DAC) is proud to feature one of its members who moved from California to Sun Lakes in 2018 and joined the DAC. Ted O’Canna is a self-taught artist. Over the last 40 years, he perfected his own style by taking photos of various places and people he met while…

Desert Artists Club News

Sue Sindelar It is August, and in the heat of our Arizona summer, the Desert Artists Club (DAC) gathers where it is nice and cool to create something beautiful and unique. Each artist brings their own supplies and works in their preferred medium. Some artists paint with watercolor, gouache, inks, acrylics, or oils. Others are…

Desert Artists Club Summer News

Acrylic painting by artist Branka Grgurovic

Sue Sindelar Summer is here, and with it came the heat of our desert. It is a good time to take a break and head to the Desert Artists Club (DAC) group to chill out with fellow artists and start or continue work on a project. The Desert Artists Club meets year-round, except on holidays,…

Desert Artists Club Update

Sue Sindelar This is a perfect time of the year to watch the cactus blooms opening to their fullest glory. Just take a walk anywhere in our community, and you will find such a huge assortment of blooms. As of this writing, April 11, we are still encouraged that meeting as a group safely will…

Desert Artists Club Update

DAC group members at January 2020 Share Your Art event

Sue Sindelar At the time of this writing, March 11, we are encouraged that we will be able to gather as a group sometime soon. Our room, A-8, the Ceramics Room in Cottonwood, has been available and waiting for our return. Members have chosen not to gather, for safety reasons, during this pandemic. Now that…

Spring Inspires Desert Artists

Veterans Oasis Park just before sunset

Sue Sindelar Spring has sprung here in the Valley, even if it isn’t official for a few weeks. Residents are outside working in their yards, planting new flowers, and enjoying the wonderful weather by walking and biking. We are taking in some of the best nature views as spring unfolds its magic. As artists, it…

Desert Artists Club News

Sue Sindelar As winter starts to wind down, remember that the unique colors of the season offer beautiful ideas for artists of all mediums. We need only to take a walk in our or neighboring communities to see beautiful landscaping; ideas begin to take shape as we notice plants and animals gracing our vision. As…

Desert Artists Club 2021

Sue Sindelar Happy New Year to all our DAC members. We fondly remember when our club had a great turnout for our Share Your Art event last January. It is with great hope and determination that when we are able to gather again safely, we will be having another art event and a special renewal…

Desert Artists Club: Creating Art and Friendships

DAC artists and friends (left to right): Sid, Chuck, Maynard, and Joe

Sue Sindelar The Desert Artists Club (DAC) of Sun Lakes is open to all Sun Lakes residents who are interested in a place to gather with other artists, to create and learn in a bright and fun environment. Our DAC club mission is “To provide a relaxed, friendly, encouraging atmosphere for all levels of artists,…

Desert Artists Club Memories

Fall social event of 2019

Sue Sindelar Hello all DAC members. Here we are in September of 2020. Quite a different time in our lives from last year when we had a fun social gathering at Maynard Iverson’s home in September. There was great conversation, delicious food, and we all had a wonderful experience. This was a happier time, free…