DISTRICT ART SHOW and 3rd Annual Student Art Show
March 27th to April 3rd
The Mountain Arts Gallery invites you to participate in the
2015 DISTRICT ART SHOW and 3rd Annual Student Art Show
The Rim District and Mountain Arts Gallery will host a juried art contest, exhibit
and reception for Rim High (and Mountain High) students from March 27th to April
3rd. An opening night reception will be held in the Mountain Arts Gallery on
Friday, March 27th at 5:00 PM with awards presentation at 5:30.
NEWS ABOUT OUR ARTISTS:
Neil Kennedy, our Gallerys award winning ceramicist will be the
featured artist at the First Friday at the Lake House in Cedar Glen,
Friday, December 5th, 4-7pm. Neil will have functional as well as sculptural
ceramic pieces on display that are prized for collectors and perfect for gift
giving. You are invited to meet Neil and enjoy some wine and doeuvres.
Kandra Scullin,our Gallerys very talented collage artist has a
painting accepted into the Winter Show at the Debra Huse Gallery (229 Marine
Av, Suite E, Balboa Island) that opens December 4th with a reception from
Ruth Woods our very popular glass jewelry and painted silk artist will
have her art pieces at the Hillside Farms (in Norco) December 6-7;
she will also participate in the Big Bear Hospital Mall in the Hall
show the first week in December.
Cheryl Chapman will have her fabulous fused glass works at the Harvest
Festival Original Art and Craft Show at the Pomona Fairgrounds, December
5,6,7 (http://harvestfestival.com/pomona/). December 13th, Cheryl
will also participate in the 94th Annual Christmas Tree Lane Lighting Ceremony
& Winter Arts & Crafts Festival (http://www.christmastreelane.net/).
Also in December Cheryl will be volunteering time at Covenant House in Los Angeles
leading a fused glass ornament making workshop for kids; participants will make
ornaments to decorate the facility. Covenant House is a non-profit group devoted
to the immediate help and resources for homeless youth in Los Angeles. http://www.convenanthouse.org/
Alicia Overton one of our juried artists currently on our waiting list
for gallery space but actively involving herself in MAN activities will have
one of her paintings in Artists for Arts Sake at the Millard
Sheets Art Center (Pomona Fairplex) November 15-December 19.
Brenda Gibson, an award winning, classically trained oil painter is offering
an 8 week Still Life Oil Painting Workshop at her Lake Arrowhead
home studio beginning January 12, 2015. Participants will paint from
life, focusing on fundamentals of color, light, values, edges, composition and
design. The classes will meet on Mondays from 11am-4pm; tuition is $350 for
the 8 week sessions. Space is limited to six students; all skill levels are
Rick Rotante, another of our MAN elite artists, will hold private oil
painting classes at his studio in Running Springs starting Wednesdays in
January 2015. Classes will be held on Wednesday mornings from 10am-12pm,
with another session from 1pm 3pm. Classes are $20 per hour per person
and can be paid by class or by the month. These classes are limited to two to
three adult students per class allowing for more individual attention. All aspects
of art are covered: color, value, design and most importantly, drawing. Each
student gets the opportunity to work at his/her own pace. Rick enjoys over 40
years experience, painting, teaching and exhibiting. To view his work: RickRotanteFineArt.com.
His bi-weekly article, Artfully Speaking can be seen in The Foothills
New classes for Winter 2015 are now posted on this website.
Remember because of our Community Action Grant, this next session of classes
will be offered FREE. NO TUITION CHARGE!
The recent Wednesday afternoon classes in Beginning Painting and Drawing
for older elementary school children were well attended.
Dave Wescott reports that posters are up in the gallery and local elementary
schools for FREE WINTER CLASSES in the Community Arts Center.
Register soon to avoid disappointment. We will call to confirm your enrollment..
Special thanks for Tristan Miller-Mansey for her on-going support
and to Darlene Kraft for her assistance in teaching these classes.
Other CAC special weekend classes are still accepting students for enrollment
before the holidays.
OUR SECOND PAINT IT AND TAKE IT is scheduled for JANUARY
10TH, 2015 and the instructor will be well known oil painter LAURA WAMBSGANS
who has already done a very successful workshop for MAN.
This event will fill up fast with space limited to 20 participants, so early
registration is encouraged. Adults only! You can register for this event at
the Gallery (909-744-8450).