Time To Celebrate

“Time To Celebrate,” by Lynne Pearson at the Red White & Blue Exhibit at the Highland Art Center.

Red, White & Blue show continues at the Highland Art Center

The July “Red, White & Blue” show continues at the Highland Art Center. Artists were challenged to use those three colors primarily to produce a wide variety of artworks. Two more weeks remain to take in this interesting exhibit.

Art class date moved

The Mosaic Stepping Stones class taught by Jill Cruz has been rescheduled to the next two Fridays. Part one – Friday the 23rd and part two – Friday the 30th. Hours 5 to 7:30 p.m. $45 includes both sessions, all materials and a light meal. Water also included or bring another beverage of choice if you prefer. Call the Highland Art Center for details at 623-5111 or drop by the center at 691 Main St., Weaverville, to register.

Scholarship donations

The September exhibit at the Highland Art Center is the annual Scholarship Auction. Every year money is raised for a local student pursuing higher education in the arts. Art pieces are submitted by the community and auctioned at the beautiful gallery. Do you have a cherished art piece you would consider donating toward the effort? Donations are now being accepted and they are tax-deductible. Submit artworks at the Highland at 691 Main St. in Weaverville.

Call out to artists

Deadline is approaching for submission to the August Show at the Highland Art Center titled “Works on Paper, Canvas or Board.” This exhibit is open to all members of the Highland and will run through the month of August. Any medium ending up on paper, canvas or board is eligible. Paintings, drawings, collage, montage, mixed media, pyrography or any other process that presents in a two-dimensional form. 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, is the submission cutoff.

Art Walk seeks pop-up arts, crafts vendors

Art Walk organizers are asking artists to join them Saturday, Aug. 7, as a pop-up artist selling your art, crafter demonstrating your craft, musician or performer. August’s Art Walk will include live music at several locations bookending the regions of the Art Walk. The Trinity Arts Council invites artists to add to the festivities. Participating businesses are open normal hours but remain open from 5 to 8 p.m. for the Art Walk, visitors have a chance to meet the featured artists and enjoy refreshments.  

If you wish to share your craft during this day, contact Jill Richards at 623-2760 to book a visible space, or email trinitycountyarts@gmail.com.

Prudhomme art classes at EarthDance

Painting classes by Chuck Prudhomme at EarthDance have been moved to August, dates to be announced.  

The classes will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., at a cost of $25 per participant. Participants will watch Chuck demonstrate his technique on a new painting for the first half of each class, and will then benefit from Chuck’s guidance as they create their own paintings. Artists who have taken Chuck’s clases talk about what a great teacher he is and how encouraging his approach is for each person to bring out the best of themself with their art.  

Those interested in this ongoing twice-monthly class please call Elizabeth Watson at 778-3135, email elizabethwatson1945@gmail.com or come into EarthDance Tuesday-Saturday during open hours. EarthDance is at 140 S. Miner St., Weaverville (corner of Oregon and Miner).

Framing, conservation workshop July 29

Local professional framers Sheri Cowen and Debee Holland-Olson are teaming up to host a framing workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 29. They will answer your questions about DYI framing and give participants an opportunity to learn and practice framing skills.

These pros will demonstrate how to choose the materials required to enhance your art or photographs. They will also show how to properly enclose the artwork and apply hardware for hanging.

Sign up early at Main Street Gallery for this informative workshop as spaces will fill fast. $30 per participant. This workshop is intended for beginning to intermediate participant level of framing knowledge.

Call 623-9259 or stop by the gallery to participate. Bring a lunch; iced tea and lemon water will be provided.

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