Die Künstler's 2017 Art Scholarship Award Winner is...

Congratulations to Harper High School Senior, Jennell Rogers, who is Die Künstler's 2017 Art Scholarship recipient!

Rogers, daughter of Russell and Jenness Rogers of Harper, has won DK's $1000 Art Scholarship, and has been accepted into the San Antonio Art Institute.  She plans to attend in the fall of 2017.
Her High School Art teacher is Mrs. Raydean Borchers.

Jennell has been invited to our June 1, 2017 Art Meeting, so members can have the opportunity to view some of her artwork and meet her.   Its called "Celebrate Jennell! Night!".  Be sure to visit, and feel free to bring an item for the 'Texas' themed gift basket that Scholarship Chairperson, Sharon Smith, is putting together for Miss Rogers.

High School Senior, Jennell Rogers, with DK Scholarship Chairperson Sharon Smith, and DK President Ron Vantz
@ Mrs Borcher's art room in Harper, Texas.

Artwork © Jennell Rogers, Harper Tx.  
Do not reproduce.

Die Künstler von Fredericksburg, a non-profit art group located in Fredericksburg Texas, is committed to providing art education for both adults and youth, as well as promoting art in our local Gillespie County schools.

Proceeds from The Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance/Ocktoberfest (PCAA) Grant and donations from our annual Fall Art Show, help to raise funds for our art education outreach program.

Our 25th Annual Art Show & Sale will be held Nov 10-12, 2017 and will be located at 424 W. Main, Zion Lutheran Church Hall, which is between Main St and Austin Street in Fredericksburg Texas.  Those interested in donating to our Art Education Outreach Program may donate at the Art Show, or contact Die Künstler for more info. 




Welcome new 2017 Board Members/ Annual Business Meeting

On January 5, 2017, during DK's annual business meeting, several members stepped up to the plate to become new BOARD MEMBERS.
Die Künstler's 2017 BOARD Members:
President: Ron Vantz
Vice-Pres: Louise Murphy (new)
Secretary: Annette Bennett (former VP)
Treasurer: open
Demo Programs: Ruby Lee Clark* (new, DK's founding member)
Membership: Bonnie Bondurant (new)
Publicity/Website: Kathy Weigand
DVD Library: Crystal Fox
THANK YOU to all former Board Members for their outstanding efforts, service, and committment to DK!

Secretary/Newsletter: Barbara Mauldin
Programs: Barbara Loyd
Membership: Mary Kaye Sawyer-Morse
Treasurer: Carol Seminara 

And THANK YOU to both Jeanne Rothberg (Grant Writing) and Sharon Smith (Art Students Scholarships) for your time, committments, and excellent services!




2016 DK Art Show Award Winners


2016 (24th Annual) Art Show and Sale
Show Chair:  Annette Bennett 
Assistant Chair: Nancy Skoog 

 (L-R) Annette Bennett, Johnnette Scheuer, Kathy Carey, Joanne Spencer)


2016 People’s Choice

Kathy Carey,  Sunshine  , $250 cash award 
Nora Dempsey,  Stella ,  $100 cash award
Joanne Spencer,  Waiting Sheep Dog Trials  , $50 cash award
Johnnette Scheuer,  Eye of the Zebra  ,  gift certificate River Oaks Framing 
Marsha Pape,  Something's Up ,  gift certificate River Oaks Framing 
Nora Dempsey,  Remembrances , gift card Biedermann  Ace Hardware 
with Show Chairperson, Annette Bennett 

Back Row: Annette Bennett, Louise  Murphy, Marsha Pape, Kathy Carey
Front Row: Johnnette Scheuer, Maryneil Dance, Joanne Spencer, Barbara Loyd 

2016 Members Choice

Louise Murphy,  White Peonies ,  $250 cash award
Joanne Spencer  Waiting Sheep Dog Trials , $100 cash award
Barbara Loyd Minuet ,   $50 cash award 
Johnnette Scheuer,  Eye of the Zebra,  gift certificate River Oaks Framing 
Maryneil Dance , Reflections  ,  gift certificate River Oaks Framing
Nora Dempsey , Stella  ,  gift card Biedermann Ace Hardware 
with Show Chairperson, Annette Bennett

Congratulations to all award winners!!!  
A special thank you to this year's Show Chairperson, Annette Bennett!
And thank you to our business partners River Oaks Framing, and Biedermann Ace Hardware, who donated items to our award winners.


Save the date for the second weekend in November 2017 - for DK's 25th Annual Art Show and Sale! 



Die Künstler Nov 2016 Art Show and Sale, Member information, Fredericksburg Tx

Attention DK MEMBERS...

Download your forms for our 24th Annual Fine Art Show and Sale.
Show Dates will be Nov 11-13, 2016.
See Show Rules for more info. 




People's Choice:  1st-$250,  2nd-$100,  3rd-$50
Member's Choice:  1st-$250,  2nd-$100,  3rd-$50

Local vendors, such as River Oaks Framing, will also be offering awards to this year's award winners!  Thank you to all vendors who help supprt Die Künstler!



Carmen Montoya receives DK's $1000 Art Scholarship

DK's Scholarship Director, Sharon Smith, with recipient Carmen Montoya.

  Carmen Montoya, a recent 2016 graduate of Fredericksburg High School, is the recipient of Die Künstler’s, $1000 Art Scholarship.  Miss Montoya plans to attend Cottey College in Neveda, Missouri next fall, to begin pursuing a degree in Graphic Design.    

  She is the daughter of Maria and Manuel Montoya of Fredericksburg Tx.

   Die Künstler (the artists) von Fredericksburg, a non-profit group established in 1993, is dedicated to the promotion of the visual arts in and around Fredericksburg Texas.   By encouraging art in our local schools, as well as artistic development, Die Künstler strives to provide various educational programs, as well as exhibition forums, for those interested in art.

  DK's Art Scholarship fundraiser is held during the Annual Fall Art Show and Sale.  This years 24th Annual Art Show will be held November 11-13, 2016 at the Zion Lutheran Church Hall on Main Street in Fredericksburg.  Those wishing to make a scholarship donation may do so at anytime during the event, or contact DK for more information.


photos courtesy of Sharon Smith