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Summer Fun: Springfield Art Guild

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The Springfield Art Guild (SAG) is an organization that encourages artwork within the community. The guild organizes art shows, classes and programs. The guild has monthly meetings and publishes a newsletter.

One SAG member, James Cooper currently has his artwork on display at the Kingstowne Library and he answered a few questions about his involvement in the SAG:

What do you do as a member of the Springfield Art Guild? I participate in events that are of interest.

Can an artist of any skill level join? As far I know, any skill level may join.

What kind of art does the guild focus on? Various, paintings, sculpture and photography.

What is your favorite part about being a member? The opportunity to sell or display my art.

Tell me a little bit about your artwork display at the Kingstowne Library. The current displays are six pieces of an 8-piece mural. The mural is 8-feet-wide by 16-feet-high. Each piece is individually titled and is from one of my original works titled "The Reach." They represent the spirituality for what people wish or pray. There is also a large oil painting of a rescue dog named ‘Milo.’

Visit http://www.springfieldartguild.com/ for more information about the SAG.