Meeting Time: Wednesdays 9 AM, in and around the Grand Junction.
Contact: Nancy Lewis, 970-462-7370, Nancy@nblewis.com
August 2nd Twin Lakes, Grand Mesa behind the Visitor Center. Come join us and paint wild flower galore, mtn lakes, trees, boats, in cooler weather. Let’s meet up there at 9:00am at the parking area on the left just before Alexander Lack Lodge.Let’s have lunch at the lodge. After lunch we can paint more or head on home.There is highway construction on route 65 so leave early to avoid the contruction. It will take at least an hour to get up there but you will be rewarded. Directions https://goo.gl/maps/Kf2nBB57Gu12
August 9th Otto’s trailhead up on the Colorado National Monument. We will be painting in Colorado National Monument. Spetacular views and vegetation. Need I say more.. No restrooms, bring water, bug spray, snacks. There is an entrance fee to the monument so if you want to car pool let me know and I will try to arrange it. Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/ZAV6euFDpom
August 16th Lise MacGregor’s house. Paint views of the bookclifts and pastoral setting. We will meet at 9:00am but you can go and paint as early as 7:30am. Address is 837 26 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506. Directions are from G road and Horizon Drive. Please RSVP. Parking is tight so we will arrange space for everyone. Location:https://goo.gl/maps/cxW2NiHNgh52
August 23rd Tilman Bishop State Wildlife Area, This is a wildlife area where if you are inclined you can hike down to the wildlife area and explore. The parking is surrounded by wine vineyard and peach trees and you will get a good view to Palisade valley floor, the bookcliffs and the Grand Mesa. No Restrooms or water. Location: F 1/4 Rd and 37 1/4 , Palisade, CO 81526. Just west of Talbott’s Market about 1/2 mile. Go over canal bridge and take your immediate right and follow to the wildlife area.
August 30th Avant Vineyards – Views of vineyards, the valley and surrounding formations like Mt Garfield. Oh boy, a small vineyard above the Colorado River and the best view of Mt Garfield Address: 3480 E Road Palisade, Colorado 81526Directions from I-70 Palisade Exit 42.
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May your next painting be a masterpiece!-Nancy