Saturday, May 19, 2007
pulling off along with the running the Gallery, writing articles for the papers, setting
up classes, starting a coffee shop/art cafe', heading up focus groups for the town, serving
on committees/boards, not to mention running my wonderfully patient family, etc. etc.
The 17th was a focus group held in what was our Theatre/Opera house in which I coordinated and the owner hosted. He is in charge of coordinating the next and then that person will host and so on.
The now owner wants to reopen this wonderful landmark in our history!!! He gave a tour and
proposed changes/restorations he is working towards. I have pics and will post them later.
The Gateway Art League Alliance is planning a road trip to cull knowledge to use towards
helping him for we are talking at least $2 m with the hope for $3.5 m. The one theatre we are visiting is the Barrow Civic Theatre in Franklin Pa., for they received in all $2 m.
District artshow in our gym at The Historic Johnsonburg Community Center.
Elementary and HS art teachers, organizers of the District artshow.
They are two brand new art teachers this year whom in their very ambitious ways decided to
organize our first district artshow. It was a lovely display of K-12 works.
The show took up the entire gymnasium so, we needed to place the refreshments
in what will be the ART CAFE'. I am going to pick up the little oak craftsmenstyle
tables today as well as the original library style tables that were in the original
library housed in the building. Artwork will be hung as an extension of my gallery
and have a coffee house/internet cafe' housed here also.
A quilt show will be held in July and here you see one of Pat Workman's pieces that
will be displayed.
Wm. Workman is the artist for April/May and here he is showing a life in photography
during his artist meet-up the same day.
A few of his admirers; Goergeanne Freeburg(curator of the new Historical Museum
housed with us), her grandson Jared and Mr. Parks our executive director's 94 year
Monday, May 14, 2007
Sunday, April 08, 2007
Sunday, March 25, 2007
Monday, March 19, 2007
Workman will be available at the following Gallery/Arts&Culture Committee events
housed in the Historic Johnsonburg Community Center
-Artist Reception: Friday, March 30th, 7-9pm
-Art Cafe': Tuesday May 1st 4pm-6pm
Art Cafe', prepared by the Arts and Culture Committee and Recreational Board, is Featuring:
Johnsonburg School District's Art Show which also runs April 29th-May 5 and the 4-H Art Club of Elk County displays.
The Cafe' menu will be a soup, sandwich & dessert buffet to benefit the restoration of the clubrooms, ballroom, original furniture, Coffee/reading/internet cafe' and updating of the kitchen. An artist Meet-up is scheduled this evening 6-7:30 also for the gallery.
~Artist Meet-Up w/William Workman and other gallery artists- Tuesday, May 1st 5pm-7:30pm
(enjoy soup/sandwich/dessert at the Art Cafe' 4pm-6pm benefiting restorations of the Building)
Gallery Coordinator Stephanie Distler
Friday, March 16, 2007
So...now to start taking pictures of all the new work I have been creating for the last few months, ;) I know, I know..my posts have been spare to say the least. I have just been so insanely busy with the gallery, restoration of the building that houses The Flemish House Art Gallery and family workings that I just sometimes cannot even look at the computer.
A new artist is moving in for April and May, William Workman, 'Pennsylvania, A Coming Home' is the title.
His black and white photography is in The George Eastman House, Smithsonian and the Pentagon.
Very talented photographer! He will fill the gallery along with his wife's Art Quilts in which I am excited about also!
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Beginners Quilting Class
instructor Betsy Parrish
April 10, 17, 24 & May 1 6-8pm (4 week course)
Hand quilted, appliqué and machine pieced Log Cabin patch.
Awesome color combinations and patterns!
During this 4 week workshop you will be taught the basics plus have the ability to revamp or restructure your piece as you learn.
For ages 12 and over
Creating Wire Findings
instructor Stephanie Distler
March 24th 1:00-3:00 pm
Making your own clasps and ear wires, to give your creations a lovely finish.
Future Classes, Call for scheduling:
Asymmetry in bouquets
Wire Art and Bangles (1 night)
How simple wire can become jewelry.
~stones, beads and copper incorporated in wire wrapping
Using felt, beads, embellishments and a back stitch technique
Using felt, beads, embellishments and a back stitch technique
Learning bead embroidery on a small art doll
Woven beaded art on stone for a unique natural sculpture
All Classes held at The Flemish House Art Gallery's 3rd floor studio.
Sunday, March 11, 2007
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
For anyone who registers for the Altered Art Retreat, they should come prepared with the following:
2. 1 inspirational quote, scripture, etc. that can be illustrated with a simple shape, such as a hand, heart, house, head, body, flower, leaf, tree, sun, star, moon…. Just write it down and bring it along.
3. 1 X-Acto knife
OPTIONAL: A small assortment of brushes. We will be using brushes for applying acrylic paint, gesso, watercolor and glue.
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT BEFORE CLASS:
*Ephemera packets will be available for sale at the retreat that will include art paper, paper images, clips, ribbon scraps, fibers, broken jewelry, brads, etc.
*During the retreat we will make one collage, size 12x12, suitable for framing, and begin work on an altered book. We will incorporate these techniques: paper weaving, found poetry, niche, tape transfer, folding, binding… and more!
Saturday, February 03, 2007
Sunday, January 21, 2007
Monday, December 25, 2006
Friday, December 01, 2006
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
The day was wonderful with people enjoying the offerings by Lois, Lynda and gallery refreshments.
Next weekend will be Studio tours.
I have some artists in my Ladies Parlor Studio for that day and some one working the gallery space.
Shay Payne will have a table ready for sale of her artwork, plus creating in my studio along with a fiber artist.
If anyone has any questions please feel free to phone :)