Artists by the Lake

Come have a great time with us! Artists by the Lake (formerly The Lakeview Art Club) invites you to stop by our studio to view the artwork on display, visit with the artists at work and purchase paintings at low gallery rates. All interested artists are invited to come and  join us.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Location: Lakeview Center – Art Studio (upper level)
Club Contacts:
Club Hours: Monday – Friday

  • 9:00 am to Noon
  • Summer Hours* vary, please contact the club for more information
Special Events: Throughout the year special “Play Days” are hosted by outside Artists or club members sharing/teaching their area of expertise. Watch for notices in the local paper or posted in the Artists by the Lake club room at Lakeview Center.  
Meeting Times: Membership meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at 11:45am.  Meetings are held in the Lakeview Social Hall on the second level.  We start our meetings with a potluck/social gathering, (guests are invited to eat lunch for $4 each) followed by a short business meeting, ending with a professional demonstration or other related activity. Annual club membership fees are $10.
Classes: Art classes are available for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. Professional artists provide leadership in the classes and hands-on experience in a variety of mediums, i.e. acrylic, oil, pencil, watercolor, pen & ink, etc. Classes usually run 4-6 weeks; cost per class is $10 per class session, payable at the beginning of each month. This may vary depending on the teacher and subject.
Registration – Come into the Art Studio to sign up for classes. For more information call Kathy Phillips at 623-877-9366
Summer Club Schedule

  • Tuesday – Open Studio – 9am-noon
  • Tuesday afternoon – Watercolor with Ruth Little (fees apply)
  • Wednesday – Open House
  • Thursday – Open Studio (monitored) – 9am-noon
  • Friday – 9am-noon – Field trips to museums, videos, etc. as announced
  • Friday afternoon – Drawing with Dr. Buck Montgomery (fees apply)

Check in the Art Room for special events/workshops, or call Kathy Phillips at 623-877-9366 or Janene Geisner at 623-810-9112.



Meet the Artist

August Artist of the Month

Cheryl Turner

Cheryl Turner

Cheryl Turner was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She was interested in art at a young age being influenced by her father and a paternal uncle who were artists themselves. By 1975 Cheryl was a proficient self-taught artist specializing in abstract and art deco. Cheryl started her art related business “DECO-MARK” in 1999. Her website is She moved to Arizona in 2014 where she resides with her husband. She joined “The Artist by the Lake” art club, here in Sun City in 2015. Her art will be showcased in the glass display case outside the art room at Lakeview Recreation Center. The art room is on the upper level and summer hours are Tuesday through Friday 9:00am to noon. All RCSC Cardholder with an interest in art are welcome to join The Artists by the Lake Art Club.

It’s Official!

We celebrated our name change from Lakeview Art Club to “Artists By The Lake” at our June 2016 meeting. The food was delicious. We then enjoyed creating and exchanging “Artist Trading Cards.”