Art Center Sarasota News December 14

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DECEMBER 14, 2015
EXHIBITIONS

IN the GALLERIES now! December 10 – January 16 

GALLERY ONE
DECADE: SELECTED PAINTINGS
BY HUGH DAVIES

Solo exhibition by acclaimed painter and Ringing College faculty member, showcasing 10 paintings-one from each year of the last decade 

GALLERY TWO
CHALK IT UP: COMMUNITY CREATED INSTALLATION

Express your creative self and inner child by drawing all over the walls. The gallery is your canvas, choose your chalk and leave your mark

GALLERY THREE
ART CENTER SARASOTA
INSTRUCTORS EXHIBITION

Original works in all media by Art Center Sarasota’s instructors

R. Garafola

Congratulations to the
Award Winners!

First Place:
Tony Pugliese
1 Hour Ride for $3

Second Place:
Laurent Dareau
I Wanna Be Walt Disney

Third Place:
Esther Garfinkel
Shanghai Street Cleaners
GALLERY FOUR

WHAT LIES BENEATH

ALL MEDIA, JURIED EXHIBITION
Jurors: Artist/ Instructors
Nancy Goff and Morgan Janssen
Art & Frame Merit Awards:
Grace Howl & Betsy Gertz
Honorable Mentions:
Brian Bailey, Jacqueline Cully, Wendell Graham, Louise Hamel, Jim Harman, Cheryl Jorgensen, Baerbel Kavanaugh, Susan Kerr, Kitt Moran, Michele Redwine, Ken Snyder, Sandra Zanetti
ADULT EDUCATION

CLASSES
Next session starts January 4, 2016
Some classes have a material fee due to instructor on first day of class. Class descriptions and instructor images can be found at www.artsarasota.org/classes
Mondays
Collage as Art -Judy Nadler  Jan 4 – Feb 8, 9:30-12:30
Oil Painting in the Studio -Ralph Garafola  Jan 4 – Feb 8, 1:30-4:30
Tuesdays
Abstract Mixed Media -Fernando Madridejos  Jan 5-Feb 9, 9:30-12:30
Expressive Landscapes – Joseph Melancon  Jan 5 – Feb 9, 1:30-4:30
Wednesdays
Painting in Full Color- Julie Hanson Jan 20 – Feb 10, 9:00 -12:30
Intermediate Painting in Full Color- Julie Hanson Jan 20 – Feb 10, 1:30-4:30
Thursdays
Jump in make Art! -Jill Krasner  Jan 7 – Feb 11, 9:30-12:30
Non-Toxic Printmaking: Exploring the Printable Image- Judy Just
Jan 7 – Feb 11, 9:30-12:30
Basics of Printing in Full Color- Julie Hanson  Jan 21 – Feb 11, 1:00-4:00
Joy of Pastel- Nancy Goff  Jan 7 – Feb 11, 1:00-4:00
Fridays
Exploring Watercolor- Gail White  Jan 8 – Feb 12, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Adventures in Book Art: Paper & Pages- Judy Just Jan 8 – Feb 12, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Photoshop for Creative Artists-Dave Gordon Jan 8 – Feb 12,
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Painting with Passion- Tom Ruthz Jan 8 – Feb 12, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Saturdays
Getting to Know Your Camera: Photo 101-Steve Stennes
Jan 9-Feb 13, 9:30-12:30
Saturday Life Drawing Sessions – Every Saturday, 9:30-12:30
Saturday in the Studio for Kids – January Session “Head, Shoulders, Kneez and Toez” – Jan 9- Jan 30, 1:00-4:00

Looking for a plein air painting group? Melancon Myakka Grasslands
The Renaissance Art School in Sarasota has one! Every Wednesday
Jim McDermott is the co-coordinator
for the paint outs
Information on the paint outs can be found on the following sites:
WORKSHOPS

 2016 VISITING ARTISTS WORKSHOPS
or call  941-365-2032
January 11-13 Thomas Schaller, The Architecture of Light-Watercolor SOLD OUT -Wait list only
January 25-27 Donne Bitner, Painting by Discovery -Acrylic  
February 8-10  Linda Baker, Layers of Design -Watercolor
February 22-24 Karlyn Holman,
Watercolor Fun and Free -Mixed media
February 29-Mar 1 Janet Rogers,
Expressive Watercolors with Flowers
Mar 2 – 4 Janet Rogers,
Expressive Watercolors with Face & Figures
Mar 21 – 23 Mary Alice Braukman,
Personal Painting,Make Your Art Sing with Energy
April 7-9 Jane Slivka,Freedom of Acrylics

LOCAL INSTRUCTORS WORKSHOPS January 2016
Jan 6, 2016, Painting on Silk Workshop- Jamie Kirkell
10:00am – 3:00pm
Jan 15, 2016, Bees Wax with Mixed Media- Elena De La Ville  10:00am – 3:00pm
Jan 22, 2016,  Textural Sphere using 3-D Flex- Regine Dossche, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Jan 29-30, 2016, Making a Mark: A Creative Workshop- Tim Jaeger, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Free Informational Talk!
How to Photographically Document Your Artwork
with Dave Gordon
Friday December 18  3:30-5:00pm.

Free and open to everyone

Artist and teacher Dave Gordon will be discussing the skills artists need to present their art at its best when the object itself cannot be present. Learn photographic and lighting techniques which can be used with any camera or even a smartphone to create impressive images of two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork. He will also discuss methods for distributing images online and for enhancing those images with an image editor such as Photoshop.
ICONCEPT

What fashionista wouldn’t want to attend Sarasota’s most unique fashion show? Get tickets to…

The 8th Annual Art Couture
Fashion Show

Sunday, February 21, 2016 
Saks Fifth Avenue- The Mall at UTC 

Treat a friend, a significant other, someone who

deserves a special night out or buy tickets for your favorite clients (they will thank you immensely)

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! 
$75 & $175

For more info call 941-365-2032

Join these wonderful sponsors and show your support of Art Center Sarasota
Call us 941-365-2032
QUICK LINKS
New Classes
Plein air painting
Workshops 2016
Iconcept
Winter Art Camp
Youth Programs
Cuba Trip
Cybershop
Salon D’Art
YOUTH PROGRAMS

Winter Art Camp  snowflake-cookies.jpg
2 sessions

December 21-23
December 28-30
9:30am-3:00pm
Before care 8:30am-9:30
NO after care.
$125 per week or
$45/$55per day
Please sign up early- Registration is available by calling 941-365-2032 or

Saturday’s In the Studio
Artists ages 9 and older. Classes run 3-4 consecutive Saturdays working on longer and more complex projects. Students must sign up ahead of time, this is not a drop-in class. 1-4pm | $60m/$75nm

January’s theme is “Head, Shoulders, Kneez and Toez” January 9,16,23,30 spaces are still available. More information
Saturday Youth Class

ART CENTER CUBA TRIP

Visual Arts in Cuba:
A
Panoramic View
May 7-14,
2016
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 7, 2016
Registration Packet:
Please visit www.jimbuart.com,
Visual Arts in Cuba Trip
or call Pedro at 978-998-0039
UNIQUE GIFTS

Give your favorite Artist a Class, Workshop or Membership to Art Center Sarasota
The perfect gift for those who love to improve their art making skills.
Purchase a gift certificate in any
amount to put towards the educational experience of their choice.
EDUCATION GIFT CERTIFICATE
OR
Any artist who enjoys the classes, workshops and/or submits to the
juried exhibitions would certainly appreciate the benefits of Membership (plus you are supporting this wonderful organization)
An individual membership of $75 receives discount benefits
A higher level member also gets recognition in each one of the exhibition gallery guides.
or call 941-365-2032
UNIQUE GIFT
Be a star in Art Center Sarasota’s New Video 
We are working on creating awareness of this awesome place for visual art!  A creative short video that will give the world a glimpse into what the Art Center does for the community and what goes on inside the facility.
To pay for the video, we are raising funds through a GoFundMe campaign. A contribution at certain levels in your name or the name of a special person will enable you or them to be seen in this video which will premiere at the iconcept event, be on our website and then blasted through the universe on social media.
You can give in any amount- all donations are tax deductible 
All contributors will have their name in the credits.
$50+ contributors will be invited to be in the video
$100+ contributors will get a one line speaking part
Secret details will be given after you donate to those who give $50+
Find out more…on our website
ART CENTER VIDEO
UNIQUE GIFTS

Give Original Art

A one of a kind gift. Your special person can shop the galleries to select original art for sale in any of the four galleries. Purchase a gift certificate (or multiple certificates)

in $50 and $100 denominations.
From juried & curated exhibitions or even a MASHterpiece
there is always something new to choose for a home or office
 ART GIFT CERTIFICATES
or call 941-365-2032

SALON D’ART
Friday January 8
4-5pm
Free discussion group on artists.
This month’s artist is:
DAVID PARK
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