Pittsburgh artists Kim Friethaler, June Kielty, Nadya Lapets and Vickie Schilling opening night this Friday, October 18, from 7-9pm, at the Bottlebrush. No admission charge. Refreshments will be served. Live music by singer-songwriter Sally Zehmisch of Cranberry Township. The artist group brought in their work for their show, and it is breathtaking. A Female Perpective will be on display from Friday, October 18 through Thursday, October 31.
We are pleased to announce that Mixed Media Artist Susan Walker from Portersville will be teaching her delightful mixed media classes which meet on Sundays. For more information and to register, please check out Susan’s web page, http://susanwalkerart.fineartstudioonline.com/page/3622/workshops-and-classes-at-susan-walker-art-studioportersvillepa.
Mixed Media Technique Class Series: Sundays: September 22, October 27, November 24, from 2-3:30pm. Ages 10 and up. $25 includes all materials and snacks. In this workshop held on the 4th Sunday of the month will learn a different mixed media technique. These techniques can then be applied to your own projects such as on furniture, panels,ATC cards and in journals to name a few. Possibilities are endless.
Give Thanks: Mixed Media piece. Sunday, October 6, 2-4pm. Ages 14 and up. $40 includes all materials and snacks. In this one time class create a finished 6″ x 6″ mixed media piece on a basswood panel. We will work with paint.paper. stamping and some of your own hand work. You may choose to include the words “Give Thanks” or just leave the fall pumpkin the focus. This will make a wonderful gift for the Thanksgiving Cook- yourself included!
Snowman Ornament Gift Holder. Sunday, December 1, 2-4pm. Ages 7 and up. $25 includes all materials. In this one time class we will be creating a portrait of a snowman on a pocket.This would be a great Parent/Child activity to do together. It would make a great wall decoration, an ornament and/or filled with a few goodies, a gift card or piece of jewelry to name a few ideas.
Holiday Mixed Media. Sunday, December 8, 2-4pm. Ages 14 and up. $40 includes all materials. In this one time class create a finished 6″ x 6″ mixed media piece on a basswood panel. We will work with paint.paper. stamping and some of your own hand work to create this one of a kind original. Keep it for yourself or would make a special gift.
Want more information on these classes? Click on the kids/teens and adult classes links at the top of this page. We will be adding more classes, so please check back for updates.
Act Up! Children’s Theatre: Ages 9-15.
Saturdays, 1-3:30pm, September 21 through December 21. $10 per session.
Taught by Creatively Healthy instructor and coach Debbie Smith Wagner. Please contact the Gallery to RSVP. More information: Kids’ Classes link above.
A fun and spirited class designed for children and pre-teens that teaches the basics of improvisational acting. Our class meets monthly and will include puppets, warm-up exercises, creative performance with games, and an improv skit using simple costumes and props.
Conga Drumming: Basics and Intermediate Ages 14 to Adult.
Mondays, 6-7:30pm, September 16-October 21. $90 for 6 weeks includes use of drums.
Explore the exciting world of Afro-Cuban and Latin Rhythms in a fun and friendly atmosphere. A 6 week, fully interactive class designed for beginners and experienced drummers alike. We will cover: Technique, Clave, Tumbao, Calypso, Rumba, Guaguanco, Abakwa and Practice Methods. $90 for 6 weeks, includes use of drums. Taught by experienced drummer Bryan Fazio. Reservations required as the class is limited in size. More information: Adult Classes and Kids/Teens Classes links above. Last day to sign up: September 16.
Slippery Rock University Student Art Show Opening Night Reception: September 13, 7-9pm. Edgy and thought-provoking, always a phenomenal show!
Opening reception and exhibit features artists Chelsea Burton, Constance Briggs, Maria Camera, Darrellyn Dickey, Chelsea Grubbs and Barbara Westman, Assistant Professor of Fibers and Printmaking. Refreshments will be served. No admission fee.
“5+1 Fibers Exhibition” will be on display from Sept. 13-Sept. 20, 11am-4pm, with the exception of Monday, Sept. 16, when the Gallery is closed.
RSVP requested but not required.