FEATURED AT THE GALLERY - APRIL
2nd Annual Student Art Show

The 2nd Annual "Student Art Show" for local students in grades 7-12 was held on April 4, 2014, jointly sponsored by Mountain Arts Network and Mountain Sunrise Rotary.

Winners pictured here were juried in three categories, and awards presented for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place plus a Best of Show Winner with a cash prize of $150 from MAN.

3rd Annual People's Choice Awards

The Mountain Arts Gallery was filled with excitement and visitors as the third annual People's Choice Awards took place on April 12th and 13th.

Over 300 ballots were cast , please stop by to see our winning artists! And the winners are...Oh! All of our artists are WINNERS! Some have ribbons, too!

Acrylic & Oil = Sean Joyce
Drawing = Adam Quinn
Watercolor = Darlene Kraft
Glass, Gourd, Metal, Tile, Wood, Jewelry = Claude Robert
Photography = Bryan Allen
Mixed Media = David Wescott

Additional Ribbons were given to the following members who votes were 2nd highest:
Oil = Lisa Cook
Acrylic = Jon Olson
Jewelry = Linda White

COMMUNITY ART CENTER CLASSES - APRIL

CLASSIC COLLAGE, Victoria LaVers and Ellen Boroch, Instructors
DATES: Wednesday, April 16th
DATES: Saturday, April 19th


COLLAGE ON CANVAS, Mary Reider, Instructor
DATES: Wednesday, April 23rd
DATES: Saturday, April 26th

SHARED IMAGINATION, Cheryl Chapman, Instructor
DATES: Thursday, April 24th

Located in R-12, at the bottom of the west side steps, next to LUX nails. Download flyer for class details & age limits and download registration form. Scholarships are available. All classes are taught by credentialed teachers or working artists, with many years of experience in their specific field of fine art, photography, and decorative arts.
FEATURED AT THE GALLERY - MAY

Birds, Blooms and Bling
May 3, 2014
See flyer for more details.

From May 1st thru May 23rd we are celebrating our Spring Theme - Birds, Blooms and Bling!

Please come in and enjoy our spring art in the window and throughout the gallery.

On May 3rd we will be hosting a reception in the gallery from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and all our spring art will be discounted 10% all day!

GIVE BIG - MAY 8, 2014
To your favorite charity/non-profit organization.

2nd Annual Student Art Show - Young Artists Show
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 5:00pm - Opening Night

An additional Student Show will focus on local elementary school age children from Green Valley Lake to Cedar Pines Park.
This "Young Artists Gallery" show will have an opening reception on Friday evening, May 23rd at 5:00.

Ribbons as well as certificates for summer or fall art classes in our Community Arts Center will be awarded and refreshments will be served.

Landscape Oil Painting in the Studio with Laura Wambsgans

May 31 & June 1, 2014

This two day workshop will introduce the keys to creating a successful landscape painting in the studio.


See flyer for more details
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COMMUNITY ART CENTER CLASSES - MAY

PAINTED BIRD-HOUSE GOURDS, Darlene Ortlieb, Instructor
DATES: Saturday, May 3rd


DISCOVERING YOUNG TALENT, Darlene Kraft, Instructor
DATES: Wednesday, May 7th

BLOBIMALS, Cheryl Chapman, Instructor
DATES: Saturday, May 10th

Located in R-12, at the bottom of the west side steps, next to LUX nails. Download flyer for class details & age limits and download registration form. Scholarships are available. All classes are taught by credentialed teachers or working artists, with many years of experience in their specific field of fine art, photography, and decorative arts.
COMING EVENTS - JUNE - AUGUST
COMMUNITY ART CENTER CLASSES
Located in R-12, at the bottom of the west side steps, next to LUX nails. Download flyer for class details & age limits and download registration form. Scholarships are available. All classes are taught by credentialed teachers or working artists, with many years of experience in their specific field of fine art, photography, and decorative arts.

Our upcoming "Summer Season of Art Workshops", as well as "Weekend Workshops" for adults with visiting artists, are currently being organized.

These classes will be for children, teens and adults in a variety of media and all skill levels. Most are 2 hours with a single session or a short a series of 2-4 classes. Qualified local artists in the Mountain Arts Gallery, with previous teaching experience will lead these art workshops.

We will be offering 15 classes morning or afternoon classes during July and August.

These will include "Intermediate Drawing", "Faces & Figures" and an illustration class "Heroes & Monsters". These last two classes will be taught by a local artist with experience working on backgrounds for "Star Wars".
Painting classes will include acrylic, oil and watercolor- focusing on landscape and still-life. A Printmaking class will include linoleum block carving and creating an edition of prints. Introductory classes in Collage and Fabric Design as well as Jewelry will be additional July & August offerings.
Photography classes will teach basics of Adobe Photoshop and Intermediate Digital Photography. A full listing of classes, information, registration material, and applications for a limited number of partial scholarships can be found on the MAN website.

2nd Annual Mountain Artists Studio Tour
June 14, 2014

The Mountain Art Network will be presenting its 2nd Annual Mountain Artists Studio Tour.

 

SAVE THE DATE AND WATCH FOR FURTHER INFO!

 

Pam Benson "Abstract Watercolor Painting" Workshop
June 21, 2014


One day workshop in abstract watercolor.


See flyer for more details
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Introduction to Soft Pastels with Patricia Rose Ford
July 19 & 20, 2014

Meet the artist at a BBQ on Friday July 18th from 5pm-7pm.

Enjoy this 2 day workshop with Soft Pastels (NOT Oil Pastels).

Locations & material list will follow sign-up.

See flyer for more details.


Still Life in Oil Painting Workshop with Julia Diller
August 9 - 10, 2014
"Still Life In Oil Painting" - This 2 day workshop you will be creating your own still life painting with hands on instruction, demonstration and guidance from Julia.


See flyer for more details
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Online payment availalbe
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Negative Painting with Watercolor Workshop with Brenda Swenson
August 23-24, 2014

This two day workshop will begin with a "Meet the Other Artists" BBQ held on Friday, August 22nd
See flyer for more details
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Aug. 23-24: Ms Swenson's Workshop will be held at the Mountain Arts Network Community Arts Center on Saturday & Sunday. Lunch will be provided. Supply list will be sent to each artist who registers.