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FEATURED ARTIST:

Alana Feldman

"Travels in Grey Tones"

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VISITING ARTIST:

David Lloyd Warren

"Clayarchitexture"

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COMMUNITY

In The Arts

At the Emerald Art Center

Join the Community of Artists at Emerald Art Center

500 Main St., Springfield OR 97477 (541) 726-8595

Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm

Emerald Art Center is a place where beginning and established artists join together to create and show their art in a historic building in downtown Springfield. And it’s a place for people in the community to view local and national art shows as well as attend classes and other events.  Come for a visit today.  Enjoy the art.  Become a member.

HAPPENINGS AT EMERALD ART CENTER

Member’s Art Show and “Clayarchitexture” Exhibition: April 5 – April 29, 2016.  Our featured member artist for the month is Alana Feldman.  Our visiting artist is David Lloyd Warren.

Coming in May:  Emerald Spring Exhibition, May 3 – June 3. Our 11th Annual National Juried Show featuring over 60 paintings from artists throughout the nation.  Opening reception is from 5 – 8 pm on Second Friday, May 13th.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

NEW WORKSHOPS IN APRIL

“Splash Watercolor” Workshop with Steve Kleier:  April 27 – 29.  Learn to use flowing washes and expressive brushwork to show the most wonderful effects of watercolor. Click link for details and registration.

“Bodyscapes – The Female Nude” Photography Workshop with Don Gustavson: April 30. 2:30 – 6:00 pm. This hands-on workshop will focus on lighting and posing a female nude model, to obtain creative “bodyscape” images.  Limited to six photographers. Click link for details and registration.

“Bodyscapes – The Male Nude” Photography Workshop with Don Gustavson: April 30. 6:00 – 9:30 pm. This hands-on workshop will focus on lighting and posing a male nude model, to obtain creative “bodyscape” images.  Limited to six photographers. Click link for details and registration.

NEW CLASSES FOR ADULTS

 “Drawing for Absolute Beginners”  On-going drawing class (one month) with Ben Swetland. Monday evenings, March 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25: 6:30-8:30.  See Adult Classes for details.

NEW YOUTH ART WORKS! – FREE CLASS 

Three-session, free class on “Creating Paper Mache Bugs” for students aged 6-12 on Saturdays, April 9, 16, and 23 from 1-3 pm. Space is limited.  See Children’s Classes for more details and registration. Sponsored by SELCO.

Open Figurative Drawing Sessions.  Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Weekly sessions with a model who at the end of each session chooses her favorite drawing for display in the gallery for the week. $6 for 2 1/2 hours.

Adult Painting Classes.  Thursday evenings 7 – 10 pm.  Come join artist, Alan M. Clark, for weekly painting sessions.  Alan provides guidance to all artists seeking instruction in acrylic, drawing and illustration. $15 for 3 hours.

Open Studio. Fridays 11 am-4 pm. Bring your favorite painting or other art project to work on in the company of other creatives.  Open studio is always FREE.

COMING SOON:  The call to photographers for our first Emerald Photography National Juried Show in September 2016.

ARTS IN THE NEWS

Lane Monthly magazine featured a full page article about activities at the art center in their edition on “Celebrating the Arts.” Click the link to read the story.

Current Workshops

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EMERALD ART CENTER FEATURES:

FINE ART

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

MUSIC & DANCE

EVENTS

AND ALWAYS MORE ART

THERE IS SO MUCH MORE AT EMERALD ART CENTER!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

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