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 Lakeview Art Club Studio.  
Meeting Times: Membership meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at noon.  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 – Watercolor with Ruth Little (fees apply)
  • Wednesday – Open House
  • Thursday – Open Studio (monitored) – 9am-noon
  • Fridays – 9am-noon – Field trips to museums, videos, etc. as announced
  • Friday – 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

Daniel Townsend

Daniel Townsend

Daniel’s career in art started at a young age drawing airplanes. He took many art classes as a child. He continued to paint while in the Army. After leaving the Army he attended Eastern Washington State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. After receiving his degree he was involved with Galleries in Seattle, Washington. He then had a business in Ocean Shores, WA. After several years he closed his business and moved to Tacoma, WA, where he worked until retiring in 2004. He spent several years in Montana and moved to Sun City in 2012. He joined both Sun City art clubs and enjoys playing with his art and helping other members improve their skills.

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.”