Art Classes

2017 Art Classes

Designing Better Watercolors

Peg Sheridan, teacher

Review and apply principles of design and compositional strategies in realistic and abstract paintings. Students determine their own compositions; individualized guidance is offered.

Wednesdays, 9:30am-Noon, January 25-March 1

$170/$150 members

Valentine printmaking for ages 6-10

Sarah Beth Latane, teacher

Employ the principles of printmaking to create reproducible, tradable Valentines. A fun palette of colors, “jewels” and sparkles will be incorporated onto the final products.

Saturday, February 4, 10-Noon

$15/$13 members


Materials List for Watercolor Classes

Quality watercolor paper, Arches 140 lb. preferred or Fabriano, Winsor and Newton, Gemini, etc.

Brushes: flats and rounds in sizes you prefer, bigger is recommended.  Include a 1″ or larger flat and a #10 or larger round

Paints: whatever you prefer including reds, blues, yellows, brown

Palette: a white plate or a plastic plate or butcher tray will suffice

Sketchbook and pencil

2017 Art in the Park Details

 Art in the Park at Gypsy Hill

The 51st two-day art festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 27 (10am-5pm) and Sunday, May 28 (Noon-5pm) in 2017.

The artists’ application will be posted in late January. Check back for more details.

Upcoming Exhibit

Annual Juried Youth Art Show, mixed media by students K-12                                                         

February 28-March 25, 2017

Opening reception, Sunday, February 28, 1-3pm

An Evening at Barren Ridge Vineyards, 2017

An Evening at Barren Ridge Vineyards

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 6pm

Cocktails and fancy hors d’ouerves on the patio, gourmet dinner, and memorable entertainment overlooking the vineyards

A benefit for the Staunton Augusta Art Center, reservations required

More details coming soon.