THE WOODLANDS, TX- The Woodlands Art League President Kim Abbati, surrounded by pastel portraits, oil paintings, and sculptures created by young and old alike, has an unparalleled belief in the community's love for art. So, although WAL looking for a new home after Oct. 21 concerns her, she knows the tenacious league of art lovers and artists will find a way to ensure the organization's success.

Thanks to the generosity of Market Street staff and Market Street marketing director Jenny Taylor, Abbati said The Woodlands Art League was given a discounted rent rate for its gallery in Market Street, which now is being taken over by a full-paying retailer moving into the space.

Abbati said many in the community are not aware The Woodlands Art League has been around in The Woodlands since 1981. With the organization never having its own building or permanent home, it has always use a temporary gallery spots and the area's various community centers for artists workshops and demonstrations.

Just for the two years the league has been at Market Street, membership has grown from 400 to more than 600. Membership into the league costs $40 per year and includes an opportunity to display art in the league's gallery, attend workshops and visit artist demonstrations every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. at the South County Community Center.

For the fall season, The Woodlands Art League is offering a variety of classes for children, teens and adults, Monday through Sunday. Instructional courses are available in clay, acrylic painting, mixed media art, oil and pastel portraiture, photography and nature art.

Classes can be one-on-one or in groups and range in price from $25 to $250, depending on length and group size.


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