MOUNTAIN ARTS NETWORK STUDENT ART SHOW

Saturday, April 13 the Mountain Arts Gallery proudly honored our Rim High School Student Artists with a reception and awards ceremony. It was well attended by the student participants, their parents and friends. More than 50 works of art were juried by multiple members of the Gallery to select winners in three categories: Painting, drawing and mixed media, Photography, and Ceramics. First place winners in each category were awarded $100, second place winners $75 and third place winners $50. See more photos.

The winners were:

Painting/drawing/mixed media:
1st place: David Borges
2nd place: Madison Oakes
3rd place: Nathan Hidayat

Photography:
1st place: Hannah Johnson
2nd place: Emily Pierra
3rd place: Tyler Ashdown

Ceramics:
lst place: Cooper Ashworth
2nd place: Dayana Gonzalez
3rd place: Aden Sanchez

BEST OF SHOW: Emily Lynn Tyo. She was awared $150 for her prize winning photography.

The large turnout enjoyed catered refreshments and meeting many of the Gallery artists who came to lend support to our talented art students. All the participants' amazing and imaginative artwork will be shown in the Gallery windows for the month of April.

Featured Artist: Mary Reider
See more of Mary Reider's work

Mary Reider likes pigs and whimsical animals! After retiring from nursing, Mary and her husband Larry, made the mountain their home in 2010...along with their dog named Stretch. She now can devote her time to her art, as well as many civic activities in Lake Arrowhead. Plus, Mary Reider is currently the manager of our Mountain Arts Gallery and has been instrumental in continuing to make the Gallery a model of quality and professionalism.

Mary's medium is acrylic painting and she produces her own popular and colorful versions of whimsical and dramatic animals as well as specializing in old cars and trucks. She enjoys painting in plein air and is an active member of Plein Air Artists Riverside and the Museum of the Living Artist at Balboa Park (San Diego). She has shown and sold paintings in Old Town, San Diego, Escondido, Ramona, the San Diego Art Museum and the Wild Coyote Gallery in Big Bear.

 



SUMMER LOW-COST ART CLASSES

WEDNESDAYS - April 24, May 15, June 19, and July 17, 2019
Chinese Brush Painting
Alma Borcuk, Instructor
2pm - 4pm - Beginners to Advanced



Artist Alma Borcuk will teach traditional Sumi-e and Chinese Brush painting.

"I love nature and so my paintings are drawn from nature - animals, flowers, natural landscapes. Among these subjects, cats and dogs are my favorite. I find dog expressions and cat poses quite fascinating and that's what I seek to capture in my art."

The class will be offered: April 24, May 15, June 19, and July 17, 2019
Cost: $20, per person, per class
Classes limited to 12 participants. | ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

SATURDAYS - April 27, May 25, June 8, July 20, 2019
Oil Painitng Fun with Helga
Helga Batman-Koplin, Instructor
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon - Beginners to Advanced


Artist Helga Batman-Koplin will teaches all levels how to oil paint.

The class will be offered: April 27, May 25, June 8, July 20, 2019
Cost: $20.00 per person/per class
Classes limited to 12 participants.
ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED | For information: 909-336-5785

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SATURDAYS - May 18, June 22, and July 13, 2019
COLOR MIXING WORKSHOP
Helga Batman-Koplin, Instructor
9:30 AM -3:30PM - Beginners to Advanced


Artist Helga Batman-Koplin will teach how to mix the great variety of the colors used in painting. By effectively creating any color you might want, you save money not buying so many tubes of paint! This knowledge will enhance your enjoyment and success in painting!

The class will be offered: May 18, June 22, and July 13, 2019
Each class will be a full day starting at 9:30AM to 3:30PM.
Cost: $100 / MAN members $90
Classes limited to 10 participants.
ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED | For information: 909-336-5785
EVERY WEDNESDAY - Oil & Acrylic Painting
Helga Batman-Koplin, Instructor
9:30 AM -12:30PM - Beginners to Advanced


This is an on-going class with one of our Gallery's most prestigious artists, Helga Batman-Koplin. With over 20 years of teaching, exhibiting, demonstrations, and jurying Helga teaches this class at the Community Arts Center class: "Enjoy the art of oil and acrylic painting".

For high school and up; $35 per class or by the month ($125 for 4- 3 hour lessons). Recommended materials list is available by calling or emailing Helga. Students will learn to produce a painting from beginning to end, from lay out and mixing colors to finish! Contact or call: 909-336-5785

The Mountain Arts Photographic Society (MAPS)
1st WEDNESDAY NIGHT:

The Mountain Arts Photographic Society (MAPS) meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to about 8:00 PM in the CAC.
The first hour covers MAPS events and features an educational presentation on a photography topic of interest.

Each month a photography challenge is given. The second hour gives MAPS members an opportunity to share their challenge photographs with the group. Constructive comments and suggestions facilitate skill development and personal growth.

EVERY THURSDAY - Special Needs Adult Class
Linda Harlan-White, Instructor


Linda Harlan-White, welcome any gallery or MAN artist to help them on Thursdays for a few hours with her Special Needs Class for adults.
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