Welcome to the Parkland Art League

about us

The Parkland Art League is a group of over 80 artists whose objectives are: to encourage friendship among persons interested in art, to awaken and sustain interest in art, to exhibit the art of the members, to offer the public the opportunity to purchase original art.  We also strive to provide opportunities for artists to advance their skills by offering a lending library of instructional DVDs, provide artist demonstrators at monthly meetings and workshops by outstanding artists. 

Stony Run All Member Show
August - September 2022

Opening Reception - Thursday 8/25/22, 4 pm - 7 pm

Closing Reception - Thursday 9/22/22, 4 pm - 7 pm

Pick Up - Thursday 10/6/22, 12 pm - 2  pm


Adriano Farinella is the juror for this show!

Katy Krieg Workshop

"Light in the Landscape in oil"

Workshop includes one day of plein air painting weather permitting

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Cécile Houel
2 day Pastel Portrait Workshop
10/28 - 10/29/22


Cecile Houel’s

Pastel Workshop



I have been teaching pastel for many years now and have learned a great deal about explaining the process of creating a painting and helping students to reach their goals by the end of each class.

The challenge is to learn rather than to think that you are going to create the per- fect painting... Painting is not easy and it takes time and training to reach a professional level. 


I have found it essential to demonstrate in a step by step process:

1) Sketch in charcoal in 3 values
2) Advanced sketch in 3 values in 1 color (an underlayer)
3) Paint with all the colors, interpretation

4) The magic of the eyes and how to do the background, finish the painting

I have over 200 students in France and the USA. They are very faithful, and that’s the best compliment I could ever receive. I have the feeling they are learning with enthusiasm and joy and always progressing... If I can give you the same feeling, then I am accomplishing my mission: to share my experience of this wonderful pastel technique...

About Cecile

Cecile Houel is a French-American artist who dedicates her life to her Art, always pushing technical limits but still staying true to her own artistic identity.   Her fascination for Humanity transpires in her paintings.



Next Meeting 9/13/22 at 7 pm
Guests Welcome

Directions and location details below

Laura Brady 
is the demonstrator for our September 13th Meeting

Laura has been told "...that I see the world differently than most. A world created with dynamic, vivid color, where sound is transformed into shape and emotion is released in the movement of a paint brush."  She has studied design and illustration and has shown her work regionally in shows and galleries. She is a member of the Banana Factory artist Collective and Lehigh Art Alliance. To see more of her work visit her website:


Meet The Team

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Deborah Haaf


Mariannne Knipe

Vice President

Julie Wehr

Valerie Schramak


Recording Secretary

Gloria Hasel




Elizabeth Kenny



Kalmbach Memorial Park


Lisa Scott


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Kathy La Rose

Marianne Knipe

James Roth



Stony Run Winery curator

Hanging Crew


Cathy Rhoades

Luther Crest

Linda Kreckel 

Vicki Fischer

Gina De Nave

Art Schneck


Lower Macungie Library 

Dr. Grove's Office

Deb Haaf


Parkland Art League Members currently have work on display at the following venues

Dr. Grove's Office - artist Betty Allender until December 31st. .  Address is 184 Main St., Emmaus, PA  Call (610) 967-4600 for hours before visiting.

Stony Run Winery     ALL MEMBER SHOW August 4 through October 6th.
Address is: 150 Independent Rd., Breinigsville, PA
Hours: Sunday 12 - 5; Th - F 2- 7; Saturday 12-7; Closed M-W. Opening Reception 8/25/22 from 4 - 7 pm

Kalmbach Memorial Park   Artist Valerie Schramak until  September 30th.   Address is 200 Cotton St., Macungie, PA  (610)965-1140 Park open Sunrise to Sunset, Barn ( where art is hanging) is open during classes and events that are posted on it's website, https://kalmbachpark.com/contact  . They will also open for appointments by calling or emailing kalmbachpark@gmail.com

Luther Crest Gallery   Glenn Steiner and Susan L. Williams will be on display through August 31st. Address is 800 Hausman Rd, Allentown, PA.  (610)398-8011 Open 24 Hours. Need permission from Front Desk to view art. 

Lower Macungie Library    Jeanne Stock will be on display through September 30th .  Address is : 3450 Brookside Rd., Macungie,  PA (610)966-6864
Hours: M&W 10 - 5   Tu & Th 10 - 6;  F & Sa 10 - 3. Closed Sundays

Art Schneck Optical   Deb Haaf has paintings on display through September 30th. .  Address is 720 Harrison St. , Emmaus,  PA  (610)965-4066
Hours: M - Th 10 - 5; Closed Friday -Sunday.


Royal Furniture Glenn Steiner has paintings on display . Address is 637 Chestnut St., Emmaus,  PA (610)965-4135 Hours: Tu-Sa 10 - 5; Closed Sunday and Monday.

September 13, 2022 Meeting in person
Laura Brady
7:00  pm at St. Anne's
Directions Below.

Contact Us

if you need artists to display work at your venue or if you are an artist interested in sharing your work process with our members Please complete the message form below.


Next Meeting

 Meeting Location:

St. Anne's Episcopal Church

6667 Lower Macungie Rd., Trexlertown, PA 18078

United States

Telephone: 610 533-5345

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