Fall 2012 Events

Classes & Workshops

Primarily Pastels
Instructor Jane Staszak
9:30 a.m. - 12 noon
$80/four-week session

For all experience levels. Individual attention is paid to everyone. Class will address color, composition, values and explore each person’s particular style. Call 910.575.5999 to register.

Pine Needle Basketry
Sept. 7, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. $65

Instructor Melanie Walter’s popular four-hour workshop where novices learn to coil their own baskets using long leaf pine needles.

Introduction to Drawing
Saturdays, Sept. 8 - 29. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. $75

Instructor Michelle R00;Harrison uses work by the masters to instruct and inspire students during the four-week session.

Jewelry: Introduction to Wire-Wrapping
Monday, Sept. 10, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. $45

During this two-hour workshop, learn the basics of jewelry making with professional artist Janette Montgomery. Includes materials.

Oil Painting
Fridays, Sept. 14 – Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. $80

Artist Elaine Bigelow teaches design, composition and technique.

Figural Drawing w/Live Model
Mondays, Sept. 17, Oct. 1, Oct. 15 and Oct. 29. $150

This four-class, life-drawing series with Richard Staat will stress drawing the entire figure. Instructor demonstrations and daily artist critiques. Includes model fees.

Watercolor: Floral Design Workshop
Oct. 19 - Oct. 20. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $195

Two-day workshop with instructor Linda Griffin emphasizes color and design as students explore the beauty and intricacies of flowers. Includes demonstrations.

Pottery Classes (Three sessions)
Tuesdays, Sept. 18 - Oct 23; 9 a.m. - 12 noon.
Tuesdays, Sept. 18 - Oct 2; 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Thursdays, Sept. 20 - Oct. 25; 9 a.m. - 12 noon. $120

Taught by Jane Truesdale, this all-level, six-week pottery class includes instruction, clay, glazes and firings.


Myrtle Beach Days
Exhibition Sept. 1 – Oct. 3 (Book-Signing & Reception: Sept. 29, 1-4 p.m.)

Artists Steve Jameson, Gwen Dumas; photographer Jack Thompson (“Memories of Myrtle Beach”) and authors Troy Nooe (“The Ocean Forest” and “Damn Yankee”) and Howie Thompson (“Fat Harold”) celebrate the Grand Strand

Anything Goes by Art Matters artist group.
Oct. 5 - Nov. 3. Free (Reception: Saturday, Oct. 13, 4 - 6 p.m.)

Pastels, mixed media, acrylics … anything goes!

Brunswick Arts Council Show.
Monday, Oct. 8 - Saturday, Oct. 13. Free

Paintings, pottery and sculpture. (Reception Oct. 11, 5 - 7 p.m.)

N.C. Wildlife Artist Society Exhibition.
Wednesday, Nov. 21 – Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Prestigious show features photography and paintings by juried members of the Society.

Coffee With the Authors
Thursdays, 10 -11 a.m. Free. R.S.V.P.

Sept. 6. Stan Atamanchuk (“Commando’s Heart”)
Oct. 4. Troy D. Nooe (“Damn Yankee”) and Jane Woodard (“Doo-Dah Day”)
Nov. 1. Tom Rieber (“Devil’s Parody”)

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