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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
The Jaqua Gallery Presents – The 29th PhotoZone Annual Juried Show. Fine art photographers from across Oregon are showcased in this incredible show of imagery.
Featured Member Artist for July is Don Gustavson – “The Body Canvas”
“I love the art of portraiture; the challenge of creating unique, personal portraits. Capturing the essence of someone’s personality, or their dreams and aspirations, is one of the most fulfilling things a photographer can do.”
Second Friday Art Walk 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Join Emerald Art Center every second Friday for lively evening of art in Springfield. Meet and greet our featured artists, learn from artist demos and enjoy and evening out on the town!
Board of Director’s Meeting: 3rd Tuesday each month, 10 am-12 pm. Regular meeting of our Board of Directors. Members are always welcome to attend.
Members’ Meeting & Presentations: 3rd Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Join artists/members for artist demos, lectures and surprises. People who are interested in joining Emerald Art Center are welcome to attend these meetings as well to learn more about the center and get acquainted with other artists.
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS
CLASSES FOR ADULTS
Open Figurative Drawing Sessions. Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Weekly sessions with a model. $6 for 2 1/2 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.
“The Art of Promotion – Advocating for your Art” A series of classes taught by Aunia Kahn. This will be an eight week course starting August 5th. $40.00 per class or $240.00 for the full course.
Youth Art Works! Free Saturday Art Classes for Kids Ages 6-12.
Class size is limited. Call (541) 726-8595 to register.
June 17th, 1-3pm – Create whimsical cards for Father’s Day with Ellen Gabehart
June 24th, 1-3pm – Painting with Shawney Goings – Learn skills and techniques using watercolor
July 1st, 1-3pm – Volume & Shape of Living Forms continues with Jac Hoffman – Learn gestures and basic drawing skills to build other art approaches in this ongoing class.
July 8th, 1-3pm – Painting in the Abstract with David CP Placencia – experiment and explore a variety of media and develop your own sense of style
July 15th, 1-3pm – Creative exploration with Donna Stearns
July 22nd, 1-3pm – Do Your Thing with Mixed Media and Collage with Robin Levin -Express yourself with an array of medias -watercolors, markers,magazine pictures and more- you’ll create art work from your imagination, making your own world of color ,movement and image on an assortment of paper choices.
July 29, 1-3pm – Patterns – Painting Patterns on Gourds with Kata
ARTS IN THE NEWS
Local radio show, VizCity, talked to Ruth Armitage, juror for Emerald Art Center’s 2017 National Juried Show.
KLCC radio explains how Emerald Art Center and the arts community are revitalizing downtown Springfield.
The Register Guard caught up to our Free Kids’ Classes – specifically one on cartooning.
Later, The Register Guard featured a great story on our featured artist of the month, Robert Cipes, click herefor the story.
Lane Monthly magazine featured a full page article about activities at the art center in their edition on “Celebrating the Arts.” Click thelink to read the story.
THERE IS SO MUCH MORE AT EMERALD ART CENTER!
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