Ecography: Nature in Writing & Writing with Nature

Catt Foy

  • September 22, 2018
  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
EAC Presents ~ “Fissures” an International Art Quilt Show of US and Canada Artists

Call for Artists ~ Entry Deadline: January 8, 2019

Method to the Madness ~ Acrylic Pour Class

Ellen Furstner

  • June 13, 2018
  • 1:00 pm
Concept to Creation Fashion Exhibition
  • July 13, 2018
“Landscape Color and Composition” – Workshop

Don Andrews

  • June 27, 2018
Spring Exhibition: National Juried Show

Winner's Have Been Announced! Click on "2018 NJS Award Winners" to view winner's list

  • June 01, 2018
Youth Art Works! Mentorship Program
  • May 26, 2018
“Elements of Nature and Texture in Watercolor” – Workshop

Anji Grainger

  • June 15, 2018
  • 9:30am - 3:30pm
Youth Art Works! Studio
  • May 26, 2018
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Colored Pencil Drawing

D.L. Zanetta

  • May 24, 2018
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Upcoming Events
EAC Presents ~ “Fissures” an International Art Quilt Show of US and Canada Artists
May 1, 2018
Emerald Art Center presents an exhibition of contemporary Art Quilts Open to all Art Quilt Artists in the United States and Canada Concept: FISSURES A fissure is simply a crack, an opening, a separation, a split. Other interpretations include vent, opening, breach or cleft; A breach in the space/time continuum, or a black hole. A...
Now
Colored Pencil Drawing
D.L. Zanetta
May 24, 2018
$15.00 per session Take a class with an experienced, award-winning artist teaching a colored pencil class. The purpose of the class is for a student to learn how to draw with colored pencils by exploring the different techniques. The instruction includes learning about colored pencil basic tools (paper, pencils etc), color theory, how to lay...
Upcoming
Youth Art Works! Studio
May 26, 2018
Youth Art Studios offers four week sessions of Building Progressive Foundations in Art. These classes offer more structure for students to gain a strong foundation in art that they will be able to continue to build upon for their future. Students explore various aspects of themes such as “Still Life” where composing, sketching, shading and...
Upcoming
Youth Art Works! Mentorship Program
Our Youth Art Works! Teen Mentorship Program is entering the third year of providing Middle School and High School students a unique opportunity to work in a hands-on environment with professional artists. Working in small groups, students spend 25 – 30 hours per quarter learning specific art-making skills as well as connecting students to the...
Upcoming
Youth Art Works Teen Studio!
Youth Art Works Teen Studio!
May 26, 2018
Youth Art Works Teen Studio! Our Youth Art Works! Teen Studio Program is entering the third year of providing Middle School and High School students a unique opportunity to work in a hands-on environment with professional artists. Working in small groups, students spend 25-30 hours per quarter learning specific art-making skills as well as connecting...
Upcoming
Spring Exhibition: National Juried Show
Winner's Have Been Announced! Click on "2018 NJS Award Winners" to view winner's list
June 1, 2018
The Emerald Art Center announces their 13th Annual Emerald Spring Exhibition 2018, a fine art painting competition with $5,000 plus in Cash Awards. Best of Show $1,500; Gold Medal $1,000; Silver Medal $700; Bronze $500, People’s Choice Award $250 and others to be announced. This exhibition was conceived to recognize and reward excellence in fine...
Upcoming
Second Friday Art Walk
June 8, 2018
We invite you to join Emerald Art Center the second Friday of each month for a lively evening of art in Springfield. Meet and greet our featured artists, learn from artist demos and enjoy and evening out on the town! For more information about the art walk, please visit the Downtown Springfield Second Friday Art...
Upcoming
Method to the Madness ~ Acrylic Pour Class
Ellen Furstner
June 13, 2018
“A Method to the Madness” with Ellen Furstner, Wednesday – June 13, 2018 from 1-3:30pm with more acrylic pours. This class is for everyone! You don’t need any artistic experience and it’s a fundraiser for EAC! $35.00 includes all materials and you leave with at least one piece of exciting art. You can participate in...
Upcoming
“Elements of Nature and Texture in Watercolor” – Workshop
Anji Grainger
June 15, 2018
“Elements of Nature and Texture in Watercolor” – Watercolor Workshop with Anji Grainger   Create dynamic, textured patterns in your watercolor paintings by employing non-traditional techniques using plant materials, herbs, legumes, salt, stones and other elements. See how watercolor pigments react and leave beautiful patterns on your paper. The workshop will also emphasize composition and...
Upcoming
$335.00
Membership Meetings
EAC Membership Meetings ~ Begin at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month
Come to the membership meetings and share your experiences!!! Network and learn from others!
Upcoming
“Landscape Color and Composition” – Workshop
Don Andrews
June 27, 2018
“Landscape Color and Composition” — Watercolor Workshop with Don Andrews Learning to paint with watercolor should be fun! Don’s landscape workshop is geared specifically for artist’s eager to paint and study in a no-stress environment. Each day Don will address a major visual concern; light, color granulation, organizing nature and utilizing negative space are just...
Upcoming
$450.00
Concept to Creation Fashion Exhibition
July 13, 2018
CALL TO ARTISTS! Concept to Creation Fashion Exhibition Emerald Art Center is looking for aspiring fashion designers in Oregon to participate in our first Concept to Creation fashion exhibition challenge; “Fashion for Every Body”. This challenge is open to men’s wear, women’s wear, persons with disabilities (wheelchair users, etc), any style, any body-type. This will...
Upcoming
All Events
Youth Art Works! Studio
May 26, 2018
Youth Art Studios offers four week sessions of Building Progressive Foundations in Art. These classes offer more structure for students to gain a strong foundation in art that they will be able to continue to build upon for their future. Students explore various aspects of themes such as “Still Life” where composing, sketching, shading and...
Upcoming
Youth Art Works! Mentorship Program
Our Youth Art Works! Teen Mentorship Program is entering the third year of providing Middle School and High School students a unique opportunity to work in a hands-on environment with professional artists. Working in small groups, students spend 25 – 30 hours per quarter learning specific art-making skills as well as connecting students to the...
Upcoming
Youth Art Works Teen Studio!
Youth Art Works Teen Studio!
May 26, 2018
Youth Art Works Teen Studio! Our Youth Art Works! Teen Studio Program is entering the third year of providing Middle School and High School students a unique opportunity to work in a hands-on environment with professional artists. Working in small groups, students spend 25-30 hours per quarter learning specific art-making skills as well as connecting...
Upcoming
All Youth Events
EAC Presents ~ “Fissures” an International Art Quilt Show of US and Canada Artists
May 1, 2018
Emerald Art Center presents an exhibition of contemporary Art Quilts Open to all Art Quilt Artists in the United States and Canada Concept: FISSURES A fissure is simply a crack, an opening, a separation, a split. Other interpretations include vent, opening, breach or cleft; A breach in the space/time continuum, or a black hole. A...
Now
Youth Art Works! Mentorship Program
Our Youth Art Works! Teen Mentorship Program is entering the third year of providing Middle School and High School students a unique opportunity to work in a hands-on environment with professional artists. Working in small groups, students spend 25 – 30 hours per quarter learning specific art-making skills as well as connecting students to the...
Upcoming
Concept to Creation Fashion Exhibition
July 13, 2018
CALL TO ARTISTS! Concept to Creation Fashion Exhibition Emerald Art Center is looking for aspiring fashion designers in Oregon to participate in our first Concept to Creation fashion exhibition challenge; “Fashion for Every Body”. This challenge is open to men’s wear, women’s wear, persons with disabilities (wheelchair users, etc), any style, any body-type. This will...
Upcoming
Mayor’s Art Show
September 29, 2018
Images are from Jeffrey Bemis, Jan Lucking and Kody Dow. See below for Show dates
Upcoming
All Call to Artists Events
Membership Meetings
EAC Membership Meetings ~ Begin at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month
Come to the membership meetings and share your experiences!!! Network and learn from others!
Upcoming
All Membership Meetings at EAC Events
Colored Pencil Drawing
D.L. Zanetta
May 24, 2018
$15.00 per session Take a class with an experienced, award-winning artist teaching a colored pencil class. The purpose of the class is for a student to learn how to draw with colored pencils by exploring the different techniques. The instruction includes learning about colored pencil basic tools (paper, pencils etc), color theory, how to lay...
Upcoming
Youth Art Works! Studio
May 26, 2018
Youth Art Studios offers four week sessions of Building Progressive Foundations in Art. These classes offer more structure for students to gain a strong foundation in art that they will be able to continue to build upon for their future. Students explore various aspects of themes such as “Still Life” where composing, sketching, shading and...
Upcoming
Youth Art Works Teen Studio!
Youth Art Works Teen Studio!
May 26, 2018
Youth Art Works Teen Studio! Our Youth Art Works! Teen Studio Program is entering the third year of providing Middle School and High School students a unique opportunity to work in a hands-on environment with professional artists. Working in small groups, students spend 25-30 hours per quarter learning specific art-making skills as well as connecting...
Upcoming
Method to the Madness ~ Acrylic Pour Class
Ellen Furstner
June 13, 2018
“A Method to the Madness” with Ellen Furstner, Wednesday – June 13, 2018 from 1-3:30pm with more acrylic pours. This class is for everyone! You don’t need any artistic experience and it’s a fundraiser for EAC! $35.00 includes all materials and you leave with at least one piece of exciting art. You can participate in...
Upcoming
Ecography: Nature in Writing & Writing with Nature
Catt Foy
September 22, 2018
Ecography: Nature in Writing & Writing with Nature Literally, “nature writing”, Ecography is a term coined to represent the appearance and incorporation of the natural world in all kinds of writing. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and other kinds of literature can benefit from the inclusion of the many aspects of nature: season, time, geography, flora,...
Upcoming
$35.00
All Classes Events
“Elements of Nature and Texture in Watercolor” – Workshop
Anji Grainger
June 15, 2018
“Elements of Nature and Texture in Watercolor” – Watercolor Workshop with Anji Grainger   Create dynamic, textured patterns in your watercolor paintings by employing non-traditional techniques using plant materials, herbs, legumes, salt, stones and other elements. See how watercolor pigments react and leave beautiful patterns on your paper. The workshop will also emphasize composition and...
Upcoming
$335.00
“Landscape Color and Composition” – Workshop
Don Andrews
June 27, 2018
“Landscape Color and Composition” — Watercolor Workshop with Don Andrews Learning to paint with watercolor should be fun! Don’s landscape workshop is geared specifically for artist’s eager to paint and study in a no-stress environment. Each day Don will address a major visual concern; light, color granulation, organizing nature and utilizing negative space are just...
Upcoming
$450.00
“Keeping It Fresh, Making It Bold, Making It Yours” – Pastel Workshop
Molly Lipsher
September 6, 2018
“Keeping It Fresh, Making It Bold, Making It Yours” — Pastel Workshop with Molly Lipsher In this 3-day workshop taught by PSA Signature Pastelist, Molly Lipsher, you will focus on uncovering your unique vision to paint bold, fresh and intuitive paintings. In this workshop we will identify your very personal and unique approach, revealing that...
Upcoming
$390.00
“Stronger Design ‘Before and After'” – Mixed Media Workshop
Linda Rothchild Ollis
October 18, 2018
“Stronger Design ‘Before and After'” — Mixed Media Workshop with Linda Rothchild Ollis Artists will submit their digital image to Linda and she will show them in a step by step digital presentation how edits (done in Photoshop Elements) gives them options that will strengthen their design. They can see changes they might like to...
Upcoming
$320.00
“Play With Watercolors” – Workshop
Jo Dunnick
October 23, 2018
“Play with Watercolors” — Watercolor Workshop with Jo Dunnick “Play With Watercolor” pretty much sums up this workshop! During the first 3 days we will use a variety of techniques to apply the paint. Our challenge will be to encourage the colors to run and flow together to create interesting images and unusual shapes with...
Upcoming
$275.00
“Exploring Colored Pencil Potential” – Colored Pencil Workshop
Kristy Kutch
November 8, 2018
“Exploring Colored Pencil Potential” — Colored Pencil Workshop with Kristy Kutch Explore colored pencil potential, both traditional (non-watercolor) and watercolor pencils. Kristy brings a wealth of experience and a friendly, supportive attitude that bolsters everyone, beginner to veteran. Kristy guides students through many techniques, with frequent demonstrations and access to large demonstrator sets of pencils....
Upcoming
$320.00
“Travel Painting with Acrylics, Watercolor & Gouache” – Mixed Media Workshop
Patti McNutt
November 14, 2018
“Travel Painting with Acrylics, Watercolor & Gouache” — Mixed Media Workshop with Patti McNutt Explore the essentials of travel-painting! Learn how to plein air or studio paint with acrylic, watercolor, gouache, charcoal & ink. These highly portable mediums allow the artist to capture the world around them with a minimum of fuss and a maximum...
Upcoming
$225.00
All Workshops Events
Spring Exhibition: National Juried Show
Winner's Have Been Announced! Click on "2018 NJS Award Winners" to view winner's list
June 1, 2018
The Emerald Art Center announces their 13th Annual Emerald Spring Exhibition 2018, a fine art painting competition with $5,000 plus in Cash Awards. Best of Show $1,500; Gold Medal $1,000; Silver Medal $700; Bronze $500, People’s Choice Award $250 and others to be announced. This exhibition was conceived to recognize and reward excellence in fine...
Upcoming
Second Friday Art Walk
June 8, 2018
We invite you to join Emerald Art Center the second Friday of each month for a lively evening of art in Springfield. Meet and greet our featured artists, learn from artist demos and enjoy and evening out on the town! For more information about the art walk, please visit the Downtown Springfield Second Friday Art...
Upcoming
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