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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...
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Photography at the Emerald: 3rd Annual Autumn Exhibition
Call To Artists ~ Entry Deadline July 17th, Midnight MDT ~ To Enter Click on Details Button Below or Click on Photo for Link
May 1, 2018
Photography at the Emerald: 3rd Annual Autumn Exhibition ~ 2018 To Enter, visit: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5330 Entry Deadline: Midnight MDT July 17th The Emerald Art Center announces Photography at the Emerald: 3rd Annual Autumn Exhibition – 2018, a juried fine art photography competition with more than $4000 in Cash Awards. Up to 90 photographs from artists in...
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Youth Art Works! Studio
June 23, 2018
Youth Art Studios offers consecutive weekly 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
The Dotty & Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp ~ Middle School Sessions July 9-19, 2018
The Dotty and Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp is now accepting registrations for the annual Teen Summer Camp at Emerald Art Center. EAC is pleased to offer the opportunity for students in the Springfield School District to take a two – week intensive art course. There will be two courses available for students that...
Upcoming
$100.00
Method to the Madness ~ Acrylic Pour Class
Ellen Furstner
July 11, 2018
“A Method to the Madness” with Ellen Furstner, Wednesday – July 11, 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
Second Friday Art Walk
July 13, 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
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
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
The Dottie & Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp ~ High School Sessions August 6-16, 2018
August 6, 2018
The Dotty and Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp is now accepting registrations for the annual Teen Summer Camp at Emerald Art Center. EAC is pleased to offer the opportunity for students in the Springfield School District to take a two – week intensive art course. There will be two courses available for students that...
Upcoming
$100.00
“The Magic of Silk Painting” ~ A 2 day class
Linda Swindle
August 8, 2018
Did you know that silk is one of the oldest and most durable fabrics? It is bug-proof, heat proof, colorfast and remains soft and luxurious. It takes dye beautifully and due to its qualities of transparency and shimmer, amazing artwork is the result. Touching a paintbrush filled with vibrant color to a piece of stretched...
Upcoming
$240.00
“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
iPhoneography ~ “Spirit of Autumn” a 6 week class
Sandy Brown Jensen
September 19, 2018
You are invited to join Sandy Brown Jensen for a six week class in the FINE, FUN ART OF iPhoneography. The cost for the 6 week course is $150 We will be celebrating the SPIRIT OF AUTUMN using our iPhones. Wherever you are in your iPhone-as-art journey, this class will take you to your next...
Upcoming
$150.00
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Youth Art Works! Studio
June 23, 2018
Youth Art Studios offers consecutive weekly 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
The Dotty & Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp ~ Middle School Sessions July 9-19, 2018
The Dotty and Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp is now accepting registrations for the annual Teen Summer Camp at Emerald Art Center. EAC is pleased to offer the opportunity for students in the Springfield School District to take a two – week intensive art course. There will be two courses available for students that...
Upcoming
$100.00
The Dottie & Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp ~ High School Sessions August 6-16, 2018
August 6, 2018
The Dotty and Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp is now accepting registrations for the annual Teen Summer Camp at Emerald Art Center. EAC is pleased to offer the opportunity for students in the Springfield School District to take a two – week intensive art course. There will be two courses available for students that...
Upcoming
$100.00
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
Photography at the Emerald: 3rd Annual Autumn Exhibition
Call To Artists ~ Entry Deadline July 17th, Midnight MDT ~ To Enter Click on Details Button Below or Click on Photo for Link
May 1, 2018
Photography at the Emerald: 3rd Annual Autumn Exhibition ~ 2018 To Enter, visit: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5330 Entry Deadline: Midnight MDT July 17th The Emerald Art Center announces Photography at the Emerald: 3rd Annual Autumn Exhibition – 2018, a juried fine art photography competition with more than $4000 in Cash Awards. Up to 90 photographs from artists in...
Now
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
The Dotty & Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp ~ Middle School Sessions July 9-19, 2018
The Dotty and Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp is now accepting registrations for the annual Teen Summer Camp at Emerald Art Center. EAC is pleased to offer the opportunity for students in the Springfield School District to take a two – week intensive art course. There will be two courses available for students that...
Upcoming
$100.00
The Dottie & Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp ~ High School Sessions August 6-16, 2018
August 6, 2018
The Dotty and Frank Light Family Youth Art Camp is now accepting registrations for the annual Teen Summer Camp at Emerald Art Center. EAC is pleased to offer the opportunity for students in the Springfield School District to take a two – week intensive art course. There will be two courses available for students that...
Upcoming
$100.00
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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
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Youth Art Works! Studio
June 23, 2018
Youth Art Studios offers consecutive weekly 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
Method to the Madness ~ Acrylic Pour Class
Ellen Furstner
July 11, 2018
“A Method to the Madness” with Ellen Furstner, Wednesday – July 11, 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
“The Magic of Silk Painting” ~ A 2 day class
Linda Swindle
August 8, 2018
Did you know that silk is one of the oldest and most durable fabrics? It is bug-proof, heat proof, colorfast and remains soft and luxurious. It takes dye beautifully and due to its qualities of transparency and shimmer, amazing artwork is the result. Touching a paintbrush filled with vibrant color to a piece of stretched...
Upcoming
$240.00
iPhoneography ~ “Spirit of Autumn” a 6 week class
Sandy Brown Jensen
September 19, 2018
You are invited to join Sandy Brown Jensen for a six week class in the FINE, FUN ART OF iPhoneography. The cost for the 6 week course is $150 We will be celebrating the SPIRIT OF AUTUMN using our iPhones. Wherever you are in your iPhone-as-art journey, this class will take you to your next...
Upcoming
$150.00
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
iPhoneography ~ “Spirit of the Holidays” ~ 6 Week Course ~  November 7-December 12
Sandy Brown Jensen
November 7, 2018
As the season darkens and the days get shorter, join Sandy Brown Jensen in a six-week course in the Fine, Fun art of iPhoneography celebrating THE SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS starring your wonderful photographs. We will think about how to see and photograph the traditional holiday sights with new eyes. We will keep a photographer’s...
Upcoming
$150.00
All Classes Events
“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
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Second Friday Art Walk
July 13, 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
All Springfield Events