\n\nRegistration is now open for the winter round of art classes and workshops at Waterfall Arts. Offerings include Intaglio, click pilule Basic Drawing, Hand-Building with Clay, Color Theory, Darkroom Techniques, Spinning Wool, Hand Painted Photographs, Clay for Kids, Saturday Life Drawing Group, Draft and Draw and School Vacation Art Camp.\n\nThe first workshops of the season take place on Saturday, February 6th. Abbie Read will teach gelatin print and Coptic bookbinding techniques. On the same day Becky Brimley will help families decorate mugs and tiles, which will be fired and ready to give as gifts for Valentine’s Day. Felicia Cinquegrana will begin a new class, Hand-building with Clay, on Tuesday, February 23 and Linda Stec will lead the ever-popular Wonders of Clay for ages 6 and up on Wednesdays beginning February 3rd.\n\nJackie Ottino Graf leads a special School Vacation Art Camp – Fun with Fiber; a hands-on exploration of raw wool and fibers beginning February 15th for ages 8 to 15.\n\nDraft and Draw is back on Saturday, January 30th, offering a social drawing experience with an expressive clothed performer and local brews. The Saturday Life Drawing group continues from 9:30 to 12 noon each week; anyone can join this non-instructional, supportive group. Kris Engman offers Basic Drawing and three levels of Color Theory and Painting.\nJon Tobiasz will teach Darkroom Photography Techniques on Tuesday evenings beginning February 23 and Gwen Tatro will lead Intaglio Printmaking beginning Thursday, February 25th,\nOn Saturday, March 2nd, Kristin Robinson will share hand coloring techniques she uses to enhance black and white photographs.\n\nOther classes and workshops in March include Spinning Wool with a Spinning Wheel with Jackie Ottino Graf on Wednesdays beginning March 2nd. Shawn Brewer leads a workshop in alternative Screen Printing on Saturday, March 6th. Jeff Jelenfy and April White will host a new print making event: Malt and Monotype, for a fun event combining monoprint making, fine spirits and good company on Friday March 18 from 7 to 10 PM.\n\nAll classes have minimum and maximum enrollment thresholds, so early registration will improve the chances of the class running and your slot in it. Since 2000, Waterfall Arts has served as the midcoast area’s non-profit community art center. 2016 marks its tenth year in Belfast; offering innovative classes, open studios, workshops, exhibitions, studio rentals, and cultural events. The organization is supported by yearlong business sponsor, Revision Energy, individual donations and charitable foundations. Waterfall Arts is located at 256 High Street in Belfast. More information and on line registrations are available by visiting waterfall arts.org or by calling 207-338-2222.
- Book Launch, Talk and Signing — Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased host the launch of Philip Barter: Forever Maine by Carl Little, a new book published by Marshall Wilkes on the work and career of painter Philip Barter. The launch will be held at the gallery on Wednesday, July 12 from 4:00–7pm, in conjunction with a solo exhibition of Barter’s recent work, which runs through July 20. The book launch consist of a [...]
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- University of Maine at Farmington Ar... — The University of Maine at Farmington invites emerging artists to submit artwork for the Spring 2018 Art on Campus series. UMF seeks 2D and 3D artworks that explore and engage with contemporary issues and ideas. Work will be displayed throughout the university’s campus. Selected artists will be invited to present an artist talk to the [...]
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