Located in Chatham, MA
MEMBERS’ SHOW COMING UP!
The Members show is coming up …Entry day is October 13th, 9am-2pm. All current members of the CAC are eligible to submit work. Opening reception is Friday October 16, 5:30-7pm.
The sale will run three days, Thursday & Friday October 8th & 9th, 9am-4pm and Saturday 10th 9am-2pm. Members’ Check in is Tuesday October 6th from 9am-2pm, the entry cost is $10. If you would like to help during any of those dates, please give the Center a call on 508-945-3583. Download the Inventory+Sheet here.
MEMBERS ON SHOW
Botanical Artists Extraordinaire Lucy Sur & Joyce McConnell are showing “Landscapes and Plant Portraits of the Cape Cod National Seashore” at the Salt Pond Visitor’s Center, Eastham, Ma. The exhibit will run from Oct. 1st – Oct. 30th, and there will be an opening reception from 2 – 4 on Saturday, Oct. 3rd at the Visitors’ Center. Hope you can stop by !
New Fall / Winter schedule is now available under the drop down tab “Classes”.
The list includes all classes up until the end of the year.
Please call the Center to secure your place as classes fill up quickly.
We have some new classes on offer including a wonderful half day workshop in how to use Picasa (a free program to enhance your digital images) & Sumi Brush Painting.
THE FALL SACRIFICE ART SALE is this week ! The best sale around for local Art, Jewelry, Art Supplies, Books, Ceramics and much more! The Sale is open to the public-come early to get the best bargains! Thursday & Friday October 8th & 9th 9am-4pm, & Saturday October 10th 9am-2pm.
ARTISTS! Clear out your art studios, download the inventory sheet & check your pieces in Tuesday October 6th 9am-2pm.
If the Monomoy School District closes due to inclement weather, the Creative Arts Center will also close.
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 11 4-5;30pm.
Entry Day: Monday, January 5th 9am-12 noon.
Pick-Up: Friday , January 23rd 9am-2pm.
A cross sampling of our talented and sophisticated faculty members, representing all mediums.
Works by Robert Mesrop, Rosalie Nadeau, Steve Kennedy, Mary Alice Eizenberg, Vera Champlin, Odin Smith, Ron Dean, Susan Dimm, Terry Cetto, Ellen Scott, Doris Mee, Robert Sanders, Karen North Wells, Jean Tucker, Alice Mongeau.
Opening Reception & Awards: Sunday, February 1st 3-5pm.
Entry day: Sunday , January 25th 1pm-4pm
Pick-Up: March 1st , 1pm-4pm
Co- Sponsored with the Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club, this show is huge; full of exciting and original photography .
PLACE AWARDS TO:
1st place Diane Jordan ‘Menemsha’ 2nd place Don Fleet ‘Northern Avenue Bridge’ 3rd Place ”Bridgeworker Unfurling the Canvas”Karen McDevitt.
Honorable mentions awarded to :-
Doug Scott, Angelo D’Amato, Ronald Wilson. Ronna Kazarian, Susanna Wolfel, Rob Allen, Nancy Bloom, Peter Partridge, Don Fleet,Milt Williamson and Janet Walton.
Prizes were awarded at the Opening Reception. Congratulations to the artists for their beautiful work, and thank you to all our Members for making this show spectacular!
Members’ Exhibitions – 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.
APRIL: Visual Arts Co-Operative April 12th-May 1st 2015.
Florence Adams, Bethia Brehmer, Georgia Coxe ,Rita Doddridge’
Christine Fitzsimmons, Pat Fryklund , Maura Ghedini
Ruth Hauzinger , Heather MacKenzie , Marie Morongell ,Norma Mutch
Blossom Newman , Melora North , Andrea Petitto
Dale Riemer, Cecilia Rossey, Rowland Scherman & Betty Twiss.
This show features their work, and also highlights an exhibit of Barbara Melchers’ work in memoriam.
Entry Day: Monday, April 6th 9am-12pm.
Pick-Up: Monday, May 4th 9am-2pm.
All students of weekly classes and workshops 2014-2015 are eligible and encouraged to submit two 2d pieces ,or three 3d pieces.
No entry fee, no jurying. Everything submitted will be displayed.
Opening Reception: Friday May 8th 5:30-7pm.
Entry Day : Monday, May 4th 9am-2pm.
Pick-Up: May 22nd 9am-2pm.
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.
Mary Alice Eizenberg Painting Demonstration
An oil painting demonstration by Maryalice Eizenberg took place on Wednesday, May 20th 1-3pm at the Creative Arts Center. The demonstration was free of charge, and we received a huge amount of food items for donation to The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. This was the first in a series of demonstrations given by Creative Arts Center faculty members.
The Creative Arts Center is located at 154 Crowell Road, Chatham.
Opening Reception & Awards: Sunday May 31st, 4-5:30 pm.
Entry Day: Tuesday May 26th 9AM-2PM.
Pick-Up: Friday June 26th, 9am-2pm.
Awards were presented at the Opening Reception, Sunday May 31st . Congratulations to all our awardees!
BEST IN SHOW: Peg LoPresto ‘ Abundance” Oil
First Place Oil: Andrea Petitto ‘ Lady’ Second Place Oil: Mary Alice Eizenberg ‘ Taking a Break’ Honorable Mention Oil: Alice Mongeau ‘Solitude’, Anne Tcherepnin ‘Woods Hole Dusk’, Steve Kennedy ‘Purple Door’, Janet Gilmore ‘ Garden Fence’, Carl Richards ‘ Before a Storm’, Martha Fuentes ‘Lucy at the Beach’.
First Place Watercolor; Natalie Best ‘ Provincetown Pizza’, Second Place ; Robert Mesrop ‘ Radio City, Honorable Mention Watercolor: Catherine Hertz ‘ Field of Poppies II, Lucy H.Sur’ Beautiful Stranger’,
Ann Hart ‘ Sweet Gum in Sun II’, John Hutchinson ‘ Hunters Beating the Weather into Stage Harbor’, Karol Wyckoff ‘Wellfleet Afterglow’.
Other Two Dimensional: First Place Kathleen Magnusson ‘ Harbor Seal Pup’ Photography, Second Place Sally Swanson ‘ Girl With Birds’ Pastel, Honorable Mention Marlene Weil ‘Lacecap’ , Photography
Linda Simonitsch ‘We’re not in Kansas Anymore’.
Three Dimensional First Place; Kim Rumberger ‘ Beach Glass Pendant’, Second Place; Suska Matsik ‘Flotsam & Jetsam
Honorable Mention : Chelsea Starace ‘ Oyster Plate in Porcelain,
John Best ‘ Storm off Chatham’ Stained Glass, Hiram Ball ‘One Grace’ Bas relief.
Entry Day: Monday June 29th 9am-2pm.
Pick-Up : Monday July 6th, 9am-12pm.
Sacrifice Art 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.
Entry Day: Sunday July 5th, 12noon-3pm.
Pick- Up: Sunday August 2nd, 12 noon – 3pm.
New England Watercolor Society
The New England Watercolor Society has been fostering excellence in aqua media since it’s inception as the Boston watercolor Society in 1885.
Free painting demonstrations will be held at 1:00 pm on July 18th, 25th, and again on August 1st.
Internationally known watercolorist Tony van Hasselt will conduct a painting workshop during the show and will also be the Juror for the show. Those interested in attending the workshop can get necessary information by visiting www.newenglandwatercolorsociety.org or call 508-945-3583.
For those wishing to submit a painting for consideration for inclusion in the exhibit can obtain the prospectus at the above website.
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 8th 6-7:30 pm
Entry Day: Monday , August 3rd 9am-2pm.
Pick-Up: Monday August 31st 9am-2pm.
A gorgeous displaying showcasing a cross section of the nations’ finest pastelists, including Sandra Burshell, Margaret Williams-McGowan, Jane Staszak, Jessica Fine, Elaine Augustine, Lorrie Turner and many more. The richness and depth of the work on show is totally engaging and beautiful.
Chase Park, Cross Street, Chatham. Open daily 10am-5pm.
Over 120 Artisans presenting hand crafted items, original sculptural pieces, artwork, jewelry,
fabric, fashion and more. Entry by donation.
Opening Reception : Friday, September 4th 5pm-7pm.
Entry day : Monday, August 31st 9am-2pm.
Pick -Up: Monday, October 5th 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.
Pick -Up: Monday October 5th 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!
Third Annual Chatham Sparkles….
Mark your calendars: Saturday September 26.
Rain or Shine…Come to the Center between 8 & 9am, pick up a 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. The work will be on display until October 2nd.
Pick-Up: Tuesday October 13th 9am-2pm.
A wonderful opportunity to purchase original Art, Jewelry, Stationary, Books & Art supplies at ridiculously low prices.
Entry Day: Tuesday October 13th 9am-2pm.
Opening Reception & Awards: Friday October 16th 5:30-7pm
Pick– Up: Monday November 23rd 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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