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first Edition, Volume 3
In the Spring of 1993, Marie gave this quote by Robert Henri to those of us in her class at Foothills.
"THE ART SPIRIT
There are moments in our lives, there are moments in a day, when we seem to be beyond the usual.
Such are the moments of our greatest wisdom. If one could but recall his vision by some sort of sign.
It was in this hope that the arts were invented. Signposts on the way to what may be. Signposts toward greater knowledge."
Marie had a way of prodding us toward this "wisdom" even without our knowing what she was up to. When she succeeded in occasionally breaking one or two of us out of our "norm" she was at her happiest. And to those of us who were in her classes for many years we remember it was a visable happiness.
Jad1ie Grace 619-~~c-IOIB
Sandy Garman sandygarmanl@coH.net
DESIGn: nora J. Clemens
nora J. Clemens, Georgina Clemens, Bob Rhodes, linda Hjelle,Jane Swan and Jennie Bottoms
experience. Marie inspired in her students an appreciation for the wide range of ... --------. possibilities dem-
endless curiosity and sense of Ed Bertin Painting ostrated in the works
adventure about exploring the of the artists who
endless possibilities of her art and sharing those adventures with her students.
She relished every possibility in trying to taste the full range of color and textures, patterns and lines, and shapes, and meld them into a vision of rich and appealing compositions. Her open enjoyment of the endless possibilities inherent in the world of her widely varying students made each class, each assignment, each painting a wide open door to a new world or visual
By Lillian Schuler:
Marie Wordell was first of all an Artist, but the most absorbing quality about her, was her
preceded us, and a joyful sense of adventure in trying to find our
She was always searching
out new ways to create, to visualize, to approach the visual experience, to pierce the layer of the one dimensional surface. To delight the eye and mind with a new approach, to surprise with the unexpected color or surfaces, made her happy, and she shared her joy in the process of painting and in the results her students discovered, invented and enjoyed.
A picture of Laura Thompson doing Batik at the Beginners class held on the 19th of March, 2010 by Jennie Bottoms. Emmie Tryfoyus, Laura Thompson and Jennie Bottoms participated.
Laura Thompson during thl! class.
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lillian Schuler, Georgina Clemens, JacHie Grace, Ed Bertin, Jane Swan, June Schilling, Sandy Garman, nora Clemens, Gale Vavra, Sherry CronHey, Jan Triley, Edie Olmstead, Jennie Bottoms, mary Rlice Stanley, Joan EI-Rssal. Lee Rnne B., Paul Brogden
'former students of marie Wordell or other artists are wellcome.
Wg had a grgat turnout of artists for our 1st Collagg lllorhshop at thg Irsst Ciubhousg
By Jackie Grace:
We had a great turnout of artists for our 1 st Collage Workshop at the Crest Clubhouse
There were about 14 people in attendance and all were having a good time creating masterpieces. Before we realized it, it was 3:00p.m. and time to call it a day.
We will plan another workshop in the near future so watch the newsletter for information regarding date and time.
Hope you will be able to join us again for another enjoyable day of creating art.
The participants were: Sandy Garman, Bob Rhodes, June Schilling, Nora J. Clemens, Lillian Schuler, Lean Ann Brogden, Paul Brogden, Georgina Clemens, Jennie Bottoms, Mary Alice Stanley, Joan Stites, Linda Chase, Joan El-Assal and Jackie Grace.
Photos: Nora Clemens
By Jane Swan:
en:;:: was small my Mother could not keep crayons in the house, I would use them up in coloring books. I remember I wanted the biggest box that had the most colors in it. I have always loved color.
I was lucky to find Marie first in my desire to learn to paint. It was through Mary Louise Ross that I found her. Marie's style of creating art was so free and she was always willing to let us all express ourselves in our own way until our own style became natural. I think the most difficult aspect of becoming an artist is the judgement of our own pieces. That took years to overcome.
Being a hair stylist for 30 years has given me a sense of angles and shapes supported by hair color. It really seemed that for me hair styling and art blended together and aided my progress. I have hung in two galleries and have also sold out of the salon, with the benefit of clients seeing my art as I have developed my style and skill. I believe there is an extra bonus in being with Marie's group, because there are so many accomplished artists, I feel I have learned from every single one of them over the years.
"Summer flrgezg" by Jane Swan PHOTOS Of PAImInGS: Jane Swan
fRom mr m BOffinI "The Distance", "flrches" and "lbtpurri", "Great EHpanse", "Trees" "The Citadel" and "rieces of Time"
Ed Bertin, Jan Triley, Jad1ie Grace, Clemens, Sandy Garman, JoAnn Jane Swan, lillian Schuller, Edie
mary Alice Stanley, Ted TucNer, nora Clemens, Sherry CronNey, linda tUelle, Lee Anne Vavra,
Paul Brogden, marion melchiorre and Glenda Lynne
are the artists that hung in the
Crest Community Clubhouse. The
display was spectacular.
We had tons of worN to share and to be admired. Positive comments never stop "coming", along with hopes for another show.
OUf art show
By N. Clemens
The weather was great, sunny with a little breeze that kept us fresh. It seemed the weather was
welcoming us to a beautiful art show. People of all ages started arriving around 11 a.m., and did
not stop until we were ready to go home. You were able to feel the peace and support of all of our fellow artists. The ambiance was family friendly, kids admired the works and expressed themselves verbally.
Family, friends and artists from other groups came and enjoyed our display. Some sold paintings and
cards, others received great reviews of their work, and best of all,
everyone who gathered in the Clubhouse had a great time. We (Marie's painters) want to thank the Crest Community Clubhouse Board but
in particular we thank Jackie Grace. Of course we can't forget to thank our families and friends
for their support and help in putting this show on and while we hope it becomes a tradition, we recognize that without their support, this first Art show wouldn't have been possible.
Photos: nora ClllTTlgns. Bob Ahod9s. Ggorgina Clgmgns and linda Hjgllg.
"What a great Art
This are the comments that I was hearing as I walked around the
show. I was quite pleased that many who attended were from the community. There were many accomplished artists who displayed their work. There were 6 pieces sold. The table setting was beautiful, thanks to Marie's painters who did a fine job setting it up and also thanks to all for setting up the art in the building and in the gardens. We want to thank the Crest Community Association for being our sponsor and for the
use of the building without charge. Hopefully this will be a yearly show in the future.
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Open to ALL artists in San Diego County.
Marie Wordell: $300.00 1 st Place: $300.00 2nd Place: $200.00 3rd Place: $100.00
4 Honorable Mentions
Bring your art work to Sophie's Gallery, 109 Rea Ave.
El Cajon, CA. Saturday May 22nd, 10:00 am - Noon. You may enter up to 4 paintings.
First entry: $20.00. Each additional:$1O.00.
Jurying will take place at noon and unaccepted entries must be picked up between 2:00 pm-4:00 pm.
JUROR Damon Hitchcock
The Reception will be held at Sophie's Gallery on Friday, June 4th from 5:50 -8:00 pm
*For more information contact Donna McCullough from EAST COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION. Information provided by ECCA
Directions to Crest Community Center: Hwy 8 to Greenfield Drive. Right at Greenfield Drive, go to the 1st signal light. This is La Cresta Road, turn left (the only way to turn). It is three miles up to the top of the hill. At the top there is a fork in the road. Please stay to the right, follow the yellow line in the middle of the road past a Pizzaria and store on your right. Continue on this road for just a little way to Park Drive. It's the street that runs on the right side of Nancy Jane Park. Tum right onto Park Drive. The Clubhouse is on the right side across from the park.
There is a wrought iron fence in front of the Clubhouse. The address is 113 No. Park Drive.
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