God Bless

Free workshop given by Jim


James "Jim" Pugh - July 1938 October 2019


In Memory of a very special member and friend to all

Always sharing ART





Painting: realistic, abstract, collage, mixed media Category

a. 1st Janna Wald Faith, Oil realism

b. 2nd Stan Perkins, Mixed Media abstract

c. 3rd Liz Walters, Acrylic abstract

3- Dimensional Category

a. 1st Becky McLain gourd and antlers sculpture

Photography Category

a. 1st Cary Wacker


a. Courtney Warren, Photography

Juror Awards

a. Jennifer Tuggle, Photography

b. Missy Kyle, Oil realistic

c. Joe Conner, Collage

d. John Robinson, Oil realistic

e. Marilyn Todd Daniels, Oil realistic

f. Bonnie Koenig, Acrylic realistic

In keeping with many years of tradition, Sherman Art League's Annual Show and Sale was held in the Municipal Building Ballroom in conjunction with Sherman's ArtFest.

Friday, September 20 for SAL.

Saturday, September 21 for SAL and ArtFest.

In CELEBRATION of the ARTS, and SHERMAN'S designation as a CULTURAL ARTS DISTRICT, a  reception and commentary with


was held Thursday, September 19th in the Municipal Ballroom.

We were pleased to have a good attendance the night of the reception and a large show of support of the "ARTS" during ArtsFest.  Many came through and took the time to view all of the media with much interest.   Children of all ages pointed out features of the pieces to their parents.  I encouraged some to touch the canvas so they would know the feeling of actual media rather then the machine productions in the stores.

The Annual Show is a culmination of hard work and all artists are welcome to enter.  Austin College has been very instrumental in gaining Sherman's status as a Cultural Arts District Designation.  We hope with their work and planning the show will be even larger next year.   This show is in the past and now we look forward to preparing for 2020!

A big Thank You to all who attended.

Linda McAnaney

President of Sherman Art League

Monthly meetings will resume in October.

Guest for January 20th

Marie Renfro


A very versatile artist, Marie Renfro enjoys using various media to express her emotional response to a subject. Her work has received numerous outstanding awards and is included in major collections. She holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, and has studied in several European countries. In 2010 she received the Plano Profile Artist of the Year award. Her work is included in a DVD and book by Sue St. John called” Journeys to Abstraction”, as well as “Translating the Prairie” published by the City of Plano.  Marie is a lifetime member of the Plano Art Association, a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society, Southwestern Watercolor Society, the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, and Associated Creative Artists of Texas, and the Texas Visual Arts Association. She is also a member of the Dallas Museum of Art. There will be something for everybody in her exhibits: paintings, sculptures, matted artwork and more.

When Renfro earned accreditation from the National Watercolor Society by having her work accepted out of more than 1,000 entries from all over the world at the San Pedro, California, show, she can, now, sign her work “N.W.S.” as a signature member of this prestigious organization.  Please go to her website to see more of her work which is most outstanding!!



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We wish to communicate  with artists in surrounding cities to receive information about their events/shows to post on our website and inform the community of other venues



 Sherman Art League (SAL) is the longest established art organization in Grayson County, dating to 1961.  We desire to encourage artists of all ages, to promote excellence and diversity in the arts, and to increase the awareness and appreciation of art in the community.  To promote the visual arts through lectures, shows and workshops in an informal collegial atmosphere.  After fifty-eight years, we continue to support this goal. 

Board Members

President- Linda McAnaney

contact: lamc@att.net

Treasurer: John Robinson

contact: trob4815.tx@gmail.com

Dr. Alex Bernath

      contact:  alexanderbernath@cableone.net

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Year 2019

January - Ginger Walker, demonstrating colored pencils

February - Michael Winegarden

March - Jim Pugh, Making Paper

April -  Bev Boren

May -  Cancelled because of weather

June - Lynda Dunham-Watkins

July - Business Meeting

August - Justin Burns

September - Annual Show

October - Carolyn Vandeventer

November - Cecy Turner