The July Artist of the Month is Randee J. Ward. You are invited to view her photographic, multiple-image works at the Guild room at Gallery Los Olivos.

Award winning artist Randee J. Ward, creates art resulting from her inner push to express and share how she interprets what she sees in nature. Using her imagination she interweaves the complexities of nature. Giving us calm and serenity. Photography is the base for her expressions. Whether she brings in mixed media to extend beyond the borders, or stays strictly with photography using multiple images, her passion to create and share her love of nature is evident.


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About the Artists Guild of the Santa Ynez Valley

The Artists Guild of the Santa Ynez Valley is a non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization open to all artists and supporters of the arts. Its purpose is to encourage artists to grow in artistic ability, to enable them to exhibit their works for sale, and to promote artistic awareness in the community-at-large.

The Artists Guild's primary permanent venue is in Gallery Los Olivos, which is located at 2920 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441 and is open daily 10 - 5.

Approximately 120 members support Guild activities and are eligible to show their original fine art in the Guild Room at the Gallery Los Olivos. Guild membership includes both amateur and professional artists, who work in a wide range of media: oil, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil, collage, mixed media, color and B&W photography, photo-based digital art, and fiber art.

The Artists Guild is wholly staffed by volunteers and sponsors many art activities, workshops, and scholarships for promising young artists.


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To view or download more information about the Artists Guild and
special events, click on the highlighted links below.

KEY ARTISTS GUILD CONTACTS -- This is a list of the officers and other key volunteers, with their person e-mail addresses. For members or others who need prompt responses, work off this list.

MEMBERSHIP FLYER & DUES FORM -- This Membership Flyer includes a form for joining the Artists Guild as well as a form for current members to pay the annual dues.

ARTISTS GUILD MEMBER WEB PAGES -- A growing number of Artists Guild member web pages can be accessed here.

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY ARTS & QUICK DRAW -- Quick Draw and other SYV events are coordinated by SYV Arts. Reach their new web page here.

ARTISTS SALON -- This monthly meeting of local artists includes a broad spectrum of artists and people interested in the arts, whether or not they are Artist Guild members.

NEW MEMBER WELCOME PACKET -- This packet includes guidelines for exhibiting art in the Guild Room.

NEWSLETTER -- The current Artists Guild e-Newsletter can be accessed and read here.

SCHOLARSHIPS -- Information about the Artists Guild Scholarships for graduating High School seniors can be accessed here. See also the form that is used to apply for these scholarships.

MEMBER RESOURCES -- An index of member resources, including a copy of the Artists Guild HANDBOOK and an ENTRY FORM FOR INGATHERINGS, is found here.

CONTACT THE ARTISTS GUILD -- If you have any questions about the Artists Guild, feel free to contact us via this e-mail link. Note that many browsers no longer support the automatic addressing, in which case you should cut and past the following e-mail address into your e-mail syste:

GALLERY LOS OLIVOS -- For information about Gallery Los Olivos, its artists, and its fine art offerings, go to its web page via this link.