Art Center announces new exhibit and upcoming classes

On Exhibit

“A Blaze of Color” displaying the oils by Featured Artist Member Pat Sebern

Come enjoy Pat’s exhibit before it closes November 7.

Also on display in the gallery are the outstanding work of the other Art Center artist members, including other works in oil painting, watercolor, pastel, jewelry, ceramics, charcoal, graphite, glass, wood, sculpture, fiber, photography, printmaking and mixed media.

Upcoming Exhibits

“Colossal and Intimate” Nature, Abstraction, Imagination Through The Artist’s Lens” Opening November 11, 2022. Featuring the photography of Artist member Laura Davis.

This special holiday exhibit features the work of Founding Artist James Frank, Photographer and Invited Artist Lydia Pellow, Potter. (Art Center/Courtesy photo)

Special Holiday Exhibit: Featuring the work of Founding Artist James Frank, Photographer and Invited Artist Lydia Pellow, Potter

Opening Reception: November 11, 5 – 7 p.m.

The Art Center is now open Friday – Monday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

In the “Creating Depth” class, students will work on creating depth for different planes in paintings. (Art Center/Courtesy photo)

Art Classes in November

“Creating Depth”  with Cathy Goodale

November 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  Art Center Members: $72. Non Members: $80.

Students will work on creating depth for different planes in your paintings. This will include color, value, drawing perspective, edges, texture and measuring

3D Zentangling® Layering: a Pretty Porcelain Mug with Annie Reiser

November 19, 1 – 3 p.m., Art Center Members: $27. Non-Members: $30.

Annie Reiser, certified Zentangle,® (CZT) teacher will share her experience with tangling on 3-D objects as you decorate a beautiful mug with your favorite tangle patterns or copy Annie’s design. (Art Center/Courtesy photo)

Get a start on your holiday gifts. Nothing is more special than something created by you, like this lovely and unique cup. Annie Reiser, certified Zentangle,® (CZT) teacher will share her experience with tangling on 3-D objects as you decorate a beautiful mug with your favorite tangle patterns or copy Annie’s design. She will tell you how to make it permanent for handwashing (not dishwasher-safe). You may also explore adding color to your designs with porcelain paints that Annie will share. All levels and kids welcome.

Materials: A kit is available to buy (directly from the teacher on the day of class) for $7.  (The kit will include a plain white porcelain mug, 1 black Dual-tip Identipen from Sakura, a piece of chocolate, and handout. )

Important Note: If you decide not to purchase the kit, you will need to bring a plain white mug and a black dual-tip Identipen marker.

Teacher will provide: Colored porcelain paint pens to share, rubbing alcohol or fingernail polish remover, Q-tips, cotton pads, solvent blender markers to share.

All Students Should Bring: Sketchbook and pen to take notes.

Call For Entries

“The Magic of Masks” – Some Mardi Gras Fun in Estes Park

The Art Center of Estes Park would like to invite you to participate in our community mask challenge! All you need to do is pick-up your 8”x10” canvas and create a mask that will fit on that canvas. Entry fee $20. Only one canvas per person.

Winter is coming and this is a great time to engage your creativity and share your results for Mardi Gras fun in February! Limited number of canvases are available!

• Any age 5 to 105 can enter.

• All masks must be for sale …range $20 to $150. You’ll receive 60% of the sales price.

• Each canvas will come pre-drilled with wire and hooks for hanging, you can choose your preference horizontal or vertical orientation. Title card/price form taped to back of canvas.

• Any media is fine- 2D painting, collage, or 3D… as long as it fits on the canvas and can be hung on the wall. Just be certain that any dangling ribbons, feathers etc. do not extend more than 1” off the canvas.

• Exhibit: Saturday, February 18 to March 13, 2023

• Opening Reception: Saturday, February 18, 2-4pm

•Completed Masks delivered by February 11,12,13, 2023 (Sat-Mon) with completed Title Card/Price Form.

• Prizes will be Awarded!

Entry Form and Canvas can be pick-up daily – Open Friday-Monday 11 – 5 p.m.

Limited number of canvases available!

Satellite Exhibits

A new exhibit is now on display at the Estes Park Health featuring Pat Greenberg and Diane Visinstainer. VERT and Snowy Peaks Winery has a number of Art Center artists on display. An John Long is on exhibit at US Bank.

$35 for 35 Campaign

As we enthusiastically step into the next 35 years, committed to remaining relevant and viable, we ask for the continued support of our community and patrons, by suggesting a gift of $35 to our $35 for 35 Campaign.

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