We are a group of artists who support each other in the creative process. Our goal is to encourage one another to make art, grow as artists, and build a practice of art.
Artists are given a challenge once every six weeks. The artists are asked to create a piece of work in line with a designated theme. The participating artists are committed to attending meetings, evaluating art, and challenging each other to make unique and meaningful pieces of art.
After the fourth meeting, The Art Junket organizes an exhibition where artists present their art to the public.
The Art Junket was founded in 2015 by two artists, Maureen B. Fitzmahan and Erin Mahollitz, in Berkeley, California. At the time of The Art Junket’s beginnings, Erin was struggling with being a stay-at-home mom and Maureen was working through the challenges of being retired.