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The Southern Arizona Arts Guild strives to provide a forum for the appreciation and advancement of the arts. Members of SAAG meet and socialize to facilitate the practice, improvement, and displaying of our talents. Composed of painters, sculptors, and creators of all manner of fine art, SAAG welcomes artists both seasoned and new as well as those individuals interested in the perpetuation of the arts in our community.

Welcome to 
Monthly Meetings 

The Guild meets:
Monthly (except July) 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 
Junior League of Tucson
2099 River Road, Tucson, AZ.

Next meeting is Saturday, meeting is Sat., April 7, 2018

Each SAAG Group meeting features a professional art speaker. In April meet Brenda Semanick, a longtime teacher at Desert View Hish School, who is also overseeing a very important art project for PIMA County. Semanick, a graduate of the University of Arizona, received the Tucson-Pima Arts Council's Arts Educator Lumie Award in 2006. In 2004, she was one of the top 10 finalists for Arizona Teacher of the Year.
Click here to read a recent article about Semanick.

​We are eager to have you join us at our monthly meetings; you are welcome to listen and watch and become involved with us as we work, play, share our lives, and attempt to solve the problems particular to our chosen artistic paths in life.

All monthly 1st Place winners should bring in their work to compete for the "Artist of the Year Award."
Board Members 2016-2017

Executive Board
Co-Presidents: Diane Loving and Gene Nault
Vice President of Membership: Susan Adler and Mack Davis
Vice President of Programs: Beth Giachetti
Treasurer: Melissa Rogers
Recording Secretary: Wendy Baldwin and Julie Newcome

Board Members and Chairpersons:
Artist of the Month Committee: Carol Burke and Luz Kattinge
Bookkeeper: LaVonne McCord
Facebook: Mack Davis
Newsletter: Vesta Abel
Programs Committee Beth Giachetti and Becky Easton
Property: Open Position
Publicity: Theresa Poalucci
Raffle: Linda Heidingsfelder
SAAG Gallery Manager Team: Melissa RogersLaVonne McCordLinda HeidingsfelderVesta Able, and Wendy Baldwin
Shows / Exhibits: April Ludy, Marilyn Kloehn and Mike Knusts 
Pop Ups and Marketplace: Mack Davis
Website: Theresa Poalucci

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Member Links:
Please email Check Request PDF to Treasuerer and Bookkeeper once it is completed
MAY 5:  Critique, George Shively

Upcoming Artist of the Month Competitions: 
May - Emerging Artist
June - Charcoal, Graphite Pencil, Pen and Ink, and Scratch Board 
August - Sculpture 
September - Wood, Clay and Gourd Art 
October - Photography and Digital Art
​November - Representational Art - Painting and Colored Drawing Media
December - Jewelry
January - Mixed Media Collage and Assemblage
February - Abstract and Nonrepresentational Painting
March - Fiber and Glass Art