Located in Chatham, MA
Come and see what our talented members have been producing. Awards were presented at the Reception. Open daily Monday through Friday 9am-4pm October 16th to November 20th. Pick up is Monday November 23rd, 9am-noon
The last opportunity before the holidays to purchase one of a kind pieces of Art, Ceramics, Jewelry, Sculpture and Photography. Also unusual crafts and more! This show is open to all our current members to participate in. Small works image size should be 10 x 12 or smaller. All items inventoried and marked please! Check in November 23rd 9am-12 noon. The sale starts Friday November 27, 10am-4pm and Saturday November 28th 10am-4pm, then open daily from 9am-4pm until December 16. Lots of great gift ideas! Please call the Center at 508-945-3583 if you can help over the sale. Thank you!
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Wishing all our Members and their families a Happy Thanksgiving, and safe travels!
We will be closed Wednesday 25th November & Thursday 26th November for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
2016 New Years’ schedule starts the first week in January.
The center will be closed for the Winter Holiday break from Friday 18 December and reopen January 3rd, 2016. Wishing everyone a safe and happy holidays!
If the Monomoy School District closes due to inclement weather, the Creative Arts Center will also close.
We have booked these fantastic Artists to conduct workshops at our Center.
Thanks to Chatham Bars Inn for accomodating our visiting artists & their continued support of the CAC.
William Davis March 12-13
Don Demers June 1-4
Carol Maguire June 7-9
Sergio Roffo June 10-12
Nancy Tankersley June 13-16
Kim English June 20-23
Ted Nuttall June 25-28
Bill Farnsworth September 6-9
Daniel Keys September 12-15 waitlisted
William Davis September 17-18
Mary Whyte September 21-23 waitlisted
Joe Paquet September 27-30
Get a clear, concise look at the best photo editing and management application, and best of all it is a FREE download via Google. Ian Mack will walk you through the steps of downloading and installing the latest version (3.9), importing all your digital photos and organizing them on your computer. Then see how to edit your photos, crop, remove those bothersome red-eyes and enhance those favorite images. The latest version has added face recognition as an additional organization tool. See how to share your images via the net, email and burn CDs. The class will also cover resizing images for submittal to online contest and websites.
In the tradition of Sumi-e painting, the artist concentrates mind and spirit in the process of painting, letting the brush and ink do the work to achieve beauty in simple strokes.
You will learn about these ancient traditions, as you practice the basic brushstrokes that comprise the classic subjects of bamboo, orchid and plum. Come have fun and explore this method of painting that is very relaxed, meditative and
*Brushes and Materials included. All levels are welcome.
$95 MEMBER /$125 NON-MEMBER
Each day John Clayton will demonstrate using a palette knife. He will simplify the scene to flat masses and develop values and exciting color notes. Students will learn how to mix key colors, in an expressive creative way. Plein Air.
William Davis COMPLETED
Kathy Anderson MATERIALS LIST
Admission is free!
Opening Reception: Sunday, January 10 4-5;30pm.
Entry Day: Monday, January 4th 9am-12 noon.
Pick-Up: Friday , January 29th 9am-2pm.
A cross sampling of our talented and sophisticated faculty members, representing all mediums :Watercolor , Oils, Acrylics, Ceramics, Sterling Silver Jewelry & Pastels.
Works by Robert Mesrop, Rosalie Nadeau, Steve Kennedy, Mary Alice Eizenberg, Vera Champlin, Odin Smith, Ron Dean, Chelsea Starace, Terry Cetto, Ellen Scott, Doris Mee, Karen North Wells, Jean Tucker, Alice Mongeau, Marian Strangfeld & Andrea Petitto.
Opening Reception & Awards: Sunday, February 7th 3-5pm.
Entry day: Sunday , January 31st 1pm-4pm
Pick-Up: Sunday, February 28th 1pm-4pm
Co- Sponsored with the Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club, this show is huge; full of exciting and original photography . Our walls will be crammed with Art Photography, Black & white images and color images displaying a diverse variety of subject matter.
The quality of the work at this show is stunning.
The Members’ Exhibition is an interesting sampling of works across the board . Contributing working and professional artists, along with lay members and our faculty provide a fantastic range of styles and mediums.
All works must be framed, wired, and suitable for hanging. Two entries per artist. Frames may not exceed 48” in any direction. Second piece not to exceed 30 ” in any direction.Copies of masters’ works are not eligible; work which has been exhibited at the Center is not eligible; work done with an instructor is not eligible. Membership must be current. Prizes will be awarded in all categories with 10 or more participants. There are $100 first prizes and $50 second prizes in each category. Faculty members not considered for awards but are encouraged to exhibit.
Opening Reception Sunday April 10th 4pm-5:30pm.
Entry Day : Monday April 4th 9am-12noon.
Pick-Up: Friday April 29th 9am-2pm.
All students of weekly classes and workshops 2015-2016 are eligible and encouraged to submit two 2d pieces ,or three 3d pieces.
No entry fee, no jurying. Everything submitted will be displayed.
This show encourages all our students to exhibit their best work from class. Under the tutelage of our amazing faculty, our Students develop and build their skills through example and practice. This may be the first opportunity for some of our students to exhibit, so is a fresh and fun show.
Opening Reception: Friday May 6th 5:00-6:30 pm.
Entry Day : Monday, May 2nd 9am-2pm.
Pick-Up: May 27th 9am-2pm.
Representing multi dimensional fields of works, this is an opportunity to explore the variety and scope of 3D artworks. Metal, Wood, Marble, Glass, Stone, Wire and found objects.
Opening Reception & Awards: Sunday June 5th 4-5:30 pm.
Entry Day: Tuesday May 31st 9am-2pm
Pick-Up: Tuesday June 28th, 9am-2pm.
From the enormously talented pool of Artists on Cape Cod, this Exhibition showcases works across the spectrum. Our Invitational draws Artists from the Bridge to Race Point, and is always sophisticated and
Entry Day: Wednesday June 29th 9am-2pm.
Pick-Up : Tuesday July 5th, 9am-12pm.
Prepare to find a bargain! Original Art, Pottery , Jewelry, Prints, Cards, Sculpture, Metalwork, Supplies and more. Rock bottom prices on beautiful works by our members.
Opening Reception & Awards: Saturday July 9th 6-7:30 pm
Entry Day: Tuesday July 5th, 9- 2pm.
Pick- Up: Monday August 1st 9-2pm.
Twenty One in Truro is a group of professional Women Artists who have convened for 16 years at an annual retreat where they paint, discuss art and compare techniques. Featuring works by Heather Blume,LaVerne Christopher, Michele Dangelo, Jane Eccles, Maryalice Eizenberg, Sarah Feilding-Gunn, Susan A. Hollis, Jane Lincoln, Jerre Moriarty, Rosalie Nadeau, Kate Nelson, Carol Odell, Julie Olander, Suzanne M. Packer, JoAnn Ritter, M’Lou Sorrin, Lorraine Trenholm, Christie Velesig, Barbara Wylan, Linda Young and Joyce Zavorskas.
Opening Reception; Friday August 5th 4:30-6pm
Entry Day: Monday , August 1st 9am-2pm.
Pick-Up: Monday August 29th 9am-2pm.
The Printmakers of Cape Cod is a collective of artists involved in this age old craft. Representing oil- and water-based monotype, woodcut, etching, and viscosity printmaking, a display that is sure to be fresh and stimulating.
Chase Park, Cross Street, Chatham, a short walk from Main Street downtown. Open daily 10am-5pm.
The Premier Summer Arts Event in Chatham attended annually by thousands of visitors.
Gourmet food trucks, Children’s Art & Craft Tent and activities ensure a fun day out for the whole family.
Our 45th year of showcasing Over 120 Fine Artisans and Crafts people presenting hand crafted items, original sculptural pieces, artwork, jewelry, fabric, fashion and more. Entry by donation.
Opening Reception : Friday, September 2nd 5pm-6:30pm.
Entry day : Monday, August 29th 9am-2pm.
Pick -Up: Tuesday, October 4th 9am-2pm.
Always a stunning and diverse display , this exhibition features work by invited artists from the Bridge to Race Point- Hiram Ball, Joan Brancale, D.Robert Brebbia, Beth Brehmer, Tilda Bystrom, Eileen Casey, Vera Champlin, Ed Chesnovitch, John Clayton, Peter Coes, Shawn Dahlstrom, Jane Eccles, Kathy Edmonston, Maryalice Eizenberg, Jack Garver, Maura Ghedini, Ann Hart, James Holland, Susan Hollis, David Kelley, Kely Knowles, Steve Kennedy, Ruth Leech, Jane Lincoln, William J Maloney, Doris Mee, Dale Michaels Wade, Mary Moquin, Alice Mongeau, Todd Montanaro, Rosalie Nadeau, Ginny Nickerson, Karen North Wells, Ken Northup, Carol Odell, Hillary Osborne, Suzanne Packer, Betsy Payne Cook, Barbara Quinn-Grasso, Sherry Rhyno, JoAnn Ritter, Doug Rugh, Paul Schulenberg, Odin Smith, Claudia Smith-Jacobs, Marian Strangfeld, Christie Velesig, Laurel Wilson, Karol Wyckoff and Joyce Zavorskas.
Sparkling Reception & Sale :5pm-6:30 pm.
Pick -Up: Tuesday , October 11th 9am-2pm.
Artists paint around town with the signature red balloon attached to their easel. Drop by and see what’s going on the canvas!
The “fresh catch of the day ” will be on display and for sale at the “Sparkling “reception. All welcome.
Calling all Plein Air Artists!
Fourth Annual Chatham Sparkles….
Mark your calendars: Saturday September 24th.
Rain or Shine…Come to the Center between 8 & 9am, pick up a balloon and info, find a local spot to set up your easel and Paint! We will direct the public to your location from the Center.
Bring your framed piece back to display at the Center for a Sparkling Reception from 5-7pm with Prosecco provided by Chatham Light Liquors and Chocolates from the Candy Manor!
This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase the freshest of original local scenic art by some very talented artists.
Entry day: Wednesday ,October 5th 9am-2pm
Pick-Up: Tuesday, October 11th 9am-2pm.
A wonderful opportunity to purchase original Art, Jewelry,Pottery, Books & Art supplies at ridiculously low prices.
Opening Reception & Awards: Sunday, October 16th 4-5:30pm
Entry Day: Tuesday, October 11 9am-2pm
Pick-up day :Friday, November 18, 9am-12 noon
Over 100 pieces of Art, Jewelry, Ceramics, Photography, Sculpture & Mixed Media on display and for sale.
Pick-Up: Monday November 23rd 2015 9am-12 noon.
Entry Day: Monday, November 23rd 9am-12 noon.
Pick -Up: Thursday, December 17 9am-12 noon.
Holiday and Small Works Sale – Membership must be current. Inventory sheet required, items should be marked with name and price. $10 entry fee for the lot. A 30% commission will be retained by the Center. Small works Image area should be 10×12 or smaller.
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Membership will bring you our weekly Constant Contact email full of information you need to know for the up-coming week . They include advance notification of all of our Classes, Workshops, and Special Events. Members also receive discounted rates on all Creative Arts Center Classes and Trips, and are eligible to enter all “Member Only” Exhibitions (several each year). Two Sacrifice art sales are held each year where the members clean out their studios and make room for more paintings to be created. The annual Holiday Sale and Small works is also a nice way for the members’ to proudly display and offer their work for sale.
Please make checks payable to the Creative Arts Center and mail payments with printed copy of your completed registration form to:
The Creative Arts Center
154 Crowell Road
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633
(The Creative Arts Center Membership Year is from January 1 to December 31)
Thank you to our Volunteers who help us with many events including Hostessing, Gallery Sitting, providing refreshments, helping with the Sac Art and Holiday Sale and the Festival of the Arts!
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