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January 2017

January Exhibits

January 1 @ 9:00 am - January 29 @ 4:00 pm

Featured in the Thaler Gallery:

Shared Visions, collaboration of literary and visual artists. See poems and short prose by the Ocean City Writer’s Group displayed alongside the artwork that inspired them. Artwork in all media (2D and 3D) created by members of the Art League of Ocean City.

Featured in the Galleria:

“Seasons”, featuring artwork by local artists and members of the Art League of Ocean City. Walk through the four seasons as you stroll through the gallery. All media, 2D and 3D.

In Studio E:

burak-after-promwebMegan Burak is a contemporary realist artist working mostly in oil. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland at the age of four. Burak graduated in the fall of 2015 from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a concentration in two-dimensional art. She has had group and solo shows along the Eastern Shore including Ocean City, Salisbury, Dover, and Berlin. Burak has won multiple awards while exhibiting in juried shows and through online galleries. She was a Semi-Finalist in the Michaels Art Challenge for 2016 and the recipient of the University Center Art Award from Salisbury University. Her inspiration is drawn from her emotions and the world as she sees it. She currently lives and paints in Berlin, Maryland.

In the Spotlight Gallery:

averitte-winter-bison-chillinwebIrene Averitte was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina in 1959.  Irene works predominantly in the medium of painting.  She began sketching pictures at the age of ten and decided then to be an artist.  When she was a senior in high school at Pittsburgh High in Pittsburg, California, she won the Delta Art Association 1st place award and membership.  She studied art classes at the Los Medanos Community College,  California and completed an AA in Fine Arts and Art History with distinction at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia.

She has taught tole painting at the Recreation Center in Hawaii.  She has successfully exhibited and sold her work at local arts and crafts shows in Hawaii and at retail stores, such as, Future Antiques in Occoquan, Virginia.  Currently, she is exhibited and juried at art galleries in Milford, Millsboro, Rehoboth Beach, Seaford, Delaware and Ocean City, Maryland. Her art is naturalistic and she believes in connecting with the beauty of Mother Nature which she applies to her art.  She works and lives in Bridgeville, Delaware and continously strives for improvement by further art education and mentoring.

In the Artisan Showcase:

Hannah Miller uses a blend of unique materials in her geometric-inspired jewelry, including buttons, small glass tiles and Swarovski® crystals.

$55

Introduction to Film School with William Strang-Moya

January 11 @ 5:00 pm - January 19 @ 7:00 pm
Introduction to Film School with William Strang-Moya

Cost: $44 Members, $55 Non-Members for 2 week Tuesdays/Wednesdays Jan. 11/12 and Jan. 18/19 workshop
For teens and adults.

Learn how to write, shoot, and edit your own videos! Learn the basics of film and video production from start to finish. Acquire and expand upon the technical skill sets and creative theories of the D.I.Y. movie-making process.
INTRODUCTION to FILM SCHOOL is a brief crash course in Film and electronic media studies. Students will learn the basics of student film making and media analysis through group screenings followed by critiques, creative writing exercises, hands-on video production exercises as well as coaching in networking skills.

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$25

Local Colors, Watercolors with Geri Gaskill

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Local Colors, Watercolors with Geri Gaskill

$20 for members, $25 for non members

Watch watercolor demonstrations and try your hand as you paint along with Geri! Have fun while you learn to capture the “local color” in watercolors.

All levels welcome. Bring what supplies you have or rent a kit for just $10.

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$25

Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+

January 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+

$20 for members, $25 for non members
Sign up for a 4 session pass: $72 for members, $90 for non members, not online, please call the Art League at 410-524-9433

Kids love to play with clay! Students will express themselves with a variety of projects as they build hand-eye coordination and have a great time! Cost includes all materials, clay, glazing, and firing.

Advanced registration is required to guarantee your spot.

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Free

Creative Writing with Conni Hall

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Creative Writing with Conni Hall

FREE Event to Kick-off our Creative Writing classes
An exciting new addition to our catalogue is being offered for those who would like to work magic with words. If you are a hobby writer or more serious thinking about writing professionally, you will enjoy this class and take home the tools you need to work with on your own. Students will engage in a close study of prose, poetry, and creative nonfiction with an emphasis on the elements of creative writing. Class criticism and discussion of student writings will be a major focus of the classes.

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$45

Thursday Evening Adult Pottery

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery

$35 for members, $45 for non members
Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members

Students will explore hand-building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome.

Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.

To register: click here

$50

Create Your Own Glass Coral Bowl with Holden Becker

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Create Your Own Glass Coral Bowl with Holden Becker

$40 for members, $50 for non members, plus $20 material fee

Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make an fused glass coral bowl, choosing from a wide range of glasses. The bowl will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up 2-3 weeks later. Shipping is available! No experience necessary. Adults and children are welcome.

Material fee of $20 is payable directly to instructor.

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$30

Oil Painting for the Intermediate Painter with Leslie Belloso

January 20 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Oil Painting for the Intermediate Painter with Leslie Belloso

Cost: $25 for members, $30 for non members

Learn by painting with Leslie how to approach your work from composition and effects of color, edges and contrast to your finished painting. Paint from life, still life, figure and plein air if weather permits. In the last 30 minutes, Leslie will critique everyone’s work. Bring your own supplies and reference material.

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$75

2-Day Mosaic Workshop with Kathi Stevens

January 21 @ 10:00 am - January 22 @ 4:00 pm
2-Day Mosaic Workshop with Kathi Stevens

Cost: $60 Members, $75 Non-Members

Learn how to make your own beautiful mosaic on a 10×10″ board. You will learn in these two days how to use the different materials. This will be a fun and informative class, and at the end you will take home a wonderful piece of art that can be used for decoration inside or outside.

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$30

Make a Fun Glass Piece with Holden Becker

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Make a Fun Glass Piece with Holden Becker

$25 for members, $30 for non members, plus $10 material fee

Learn the basics of creating a glass piece. Choose one of these exciting projects to make: glass plates, wall pictures, themed window hanger, night lights. No experience necessary!

For kids ages 4 and up. Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The piece will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later.

Material fee of $10 is payable directly to instructor.

To register: click here

$30

Make a Fun Glass Piece with Holden Becker

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Make a Fun Glass Piece with Holden Becker

$25 for members, $30 for non members, plus $10 material fee

Learn the basics of creating a glass piece. Choose one of these exciting projects to make: glass plates, wall pictures, themed window hanger, night lights. No experience necessary!

For kids ages 4 and up. Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The piece will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later.

Material fee of $10 is payable directly to instructor.

To register: click here

Originals Only V

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us for a night of live music by fresh local talent. Doors open at 6pm, performances begin at 6:30pm.

6:30 – Dungeons and Rabbits
7:00 – Major Rob
7:30 – Hot Ecüas
8:00 – Emily Foot

$5 suggested donation to benefit the Art League. No drinking, no drugs.

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$38

Drawing Boot Camp with David Simpson (Develop your Drawing)

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Drawing Boot Camp with David Simpson (Develop your Drawing)

$30 for members/ $38 for non-members per class

These pencil drawing classes are designed for both beginners and more experienced artists! Bring your own supplies and we will supplement. Each month will focus on a new and exciting topic!

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$45

Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery

$35 for members, $45 for non members
Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members

Students will explore hand building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome.

Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.

To register: click here

$25

Yoga surrounded by Art at the Art League

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Yoga surrounded by Art at the Art League

Members: $20, Non-Members $25
Balance mind and body through breath-awareness, physical movement, relaxation, and meditation. You will leave feeling energized and relaxed. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.

To register: click here

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