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Classes at the Grants Pass Museum of Art! Fall 2017

Art Classes for Adults!

Anatomy & Structure of the Face

with Bobbi Baldwin
Friday, Oct. 13, 9 am – 4 pm
You will learn from a hands-on demo and lecture by Bobbi Baldwin, who has taught this same lesson to plastic surgeons. The morning will be an in depth study of how to think about the anatomy and structure of the face in simple terms of physiology and drawing skills. Bobbi puts this lecture into common sense terms, teaching you how to think about the structure, measure, shape, and shadow in ways that you haven’t thought to do previously. The afternoon will be for you to practice what you have learned. It is a must, for all who paint or draw. You don’t want to miss this.
$85 for workshop
Optional lunch purchase for $10

Paint Like Henri Matisse

with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, October 14
1-4 pm
  •  All materials provided
  •  Leave with an acrylic painting
  •  Learn about Post-Impressionism, Fauvism and Matisse
  •  Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  •  Have a fun afternoon!
  •  All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials

Advent Boxes

with Georganne Anderson

Introduction:
Saturday, October 14 10:30 – Noon
Decorating the box:
Friday, October 20 10:30 – 4:30
  • Includes Lunch
Saturday, October 21 10:30 -4:30
  • Includes Lunch
All materials will be supplied EXCEPT your own personal touches.
You can create almost any theme from Disney to Dickens.
This treasure will be something your family will keep for generations.
$165 per person

Needlefelting:

Witches & Pumpkins

with Corbin Brashear
Saturday, Oct 28
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Come and learn the fundamentals of needlefelting as we create these whimsical witches and pumpkins. Perfect for seasonal decorating, waldorf nature table, or just plain fun. This fun and easy fiber arts workshop will explore the techniques and materials of needlefelting, a dry method of felting which uses a special needle, loose wool and a foam surface to create 3 dimensional sculptures. This class is perfect for learning the basic fundamentals and will well prepare you for future fiber adventures. Open to all levels, adults and kids ages 8 and up.
$45, includes all supplies.

Paint Like Edvard Munch

with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, Nov. 4
1 – 4 pm
  • Leave with an acrylic painting.
  • Learn about Munch and his influence on Expressionism
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any Munch painting you wish.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.

How to Paint Snow

with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, Dec 2
1 – 4 pm
  • All materials provided
  • Create your own painting of a winter scene
  • Learn about color theory (warm & cool colors)
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.
Art Journaling:  Recipe for a  Perfect Holiday   with Karen O'Brien

Art Journaling:

Recipe for a

Perfect Holiday

with Karen O’Brien
Saturday, Dec 16
10 am – 1 pm
In this class we will learn how to begin our own art journal* with simple supplies. I will share plenty of ideas and approaches to begin filling your journals. We will create a journal spread in class focusing on the holiday season.
All you need to bring to class is:
  • Blank journal that can handle water media: 90-140 lb paper
  • OR
  • Old book : thin spine, no larger than 9″ x 12″, no shiny, slick or glossy pages
*What is an Art Journal? It’s a place to record your thoughts, memories, and emotions through images, art and words.
Why do it? It is an easy way to use your creativity every day. It can be done with simple tools. It is portable, requiring very little space to do it. It can be used to document life, travels, plan you art, express your feelings, test out new art products and techniques. It can be personal – only for you, or you can share it with others.
$45 per person. Includes some materials. (List on website)

GPMA Fall Art Classes

Art Classes for Adults!

 Paint Like David Hockney

with Kristen O’Neill

Saturday, September 9

1 – 4 pm

  • Leave with an acrylic painting.
  • Learn about Pop Art and David Hockney
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any Hockney painting you wish.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.

Paint like Monet

with Kristen O’Neill

Wednesday, September 13

1:30 – 4:30 pm

  • Leave with an acrylic painting.
  • Learn about Impressionism and Monet
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any Monet painting you wish.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.
THIS CLASS ISN’T ON OUR WEBSITE YET – PLEASE CALL 541-479-3290 to register. Space is very limited.

Anatomy & Structure of the Face

with Bobbi Baldwin

Friday, October 13 9 am – 4 pm

You will learn from a hands-on demo and lecture by Bobbi Baldwin, who has taught this same lesson to plastic surgeons. The morning will be an in depth study of how to think about the anatomy and structure of the face in simple terms of physiology and drawing skills. Bobbi puts this lecture into common sense terms, teaching you how to think about the structure, measure, shape, and shadow in ways that you haven’t thought to do previously. The afternoon will be for you to practice what you have learned. It is a must, for all who paint or draw. You don’t want to miss this.
$85 for workshop
Optional lunch purchase for $10

Paint Like Henri Matisse

with Kristen O’Neill

Saturday, October 14

1-4 pm

  •  All materials provided
  •  Leave with an acrylic painting
  •  Learn about Post-Impressionism, Fauvism and Matisse
  •  Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  •  Have a fun afternoon!
  •  All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials

Advent Boxes

with Georganne Anderson

Introduction:
Saturday, October 14 10:30 – Noon
Decorating the box:
Friday, October 20 10:30 – 4:30
  • Includes Lunch
Saturday, October 21 10:30 -4:30
  • Includes Lunch
All materials will be supplied EXCEPT your own personal touches.
You can create almost any theme from Disney to Dickens.
This treasure will be something your family will keep for generations.
$165 per person

Open Studios: How Art is Made - Grants Pass

Get inspired by 23 artists in 18 studio locations throughout Josephine County. Artist’s whose studios are located south of the Rogue River have their studios open on 9/23 & 9/24. The next weekend, 9/30 & 10/1, artists whose studios are north of the Rogue River have their studios open. Both days the studios are open 10 am – 5 pm.
Tickets for the event are $20 per adult. The map of all the studio locations is the ticket. And for the first 150 tickets we have an Artist Guide Book, featuring photos of each artist’s work, and their artist statements. It is a 52 page, 6” x 9” book.  Attendees can visit as many studios as they like, over the course of the 4 days.
We also have a Preview Exhibition in the Grants Pass Museum of Art from 9/20 through 9/28. We have an artist opening (everyone is welcome!!) on Wednesday, September 20th from 5 – 6:30 pm. Admission is always free at the Museum.
 Open Studios How Art is Made Grants Pass and Josephine County this September
Check out the Facebook page with posts about each individual artist. https://www.facebook.com/openstudiosgp/

Grants Pass Museum of Art September 2017 Events, Exhibitions and Activities

Grants Pass Museum of ArtGrants Pass Museum of Art
September 2017 Events, Exhibitions and Activities

Exhibitions

  • Hot Palette – Exhibition of works by Dianne Jean Erickson: August 4 – September 15, 2017. Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Free. Featuring the encaustic (hot wax) artwork of Dianne Jean Erickson. She is a painter, printmaker, and encaustic artist producing works of art both personal and universal in their nature.
  • First Friday September 1st. Open until 9 pm.
    Demonstrations by local artists and tickets for Open Studios will be on sale at a variety of locations, including the Museum and Gallery One.
  • Open Studios Preview Exhibition – September 20 – 28. Artists Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 20th 5 -6:30.  All are welcome.
  • Gallery One – Featured Artist for September is photographer Ted Demetriades. The Gallery currently has over 60 local artists’ work on exhibit.
    First Friday Live: September 1st. Gallery open until 8 pm

 

Events and Activities

Friday 8/25 C. Daniel Boling – Live Music in the Museum. $10
Saturday 8/26 Adult Class: Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe. 1-4 pm $30
Saturday 8/26 New York string quartet concert. 7 pm
Monday 8/28 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction. 1 – 3 pm
Friday 9/1 First Friday, “Hot Palette”, open until 9 pm
Friday 9/8 2nd Friday Poetry Sharing Night. 7-9 pm. Free
Saturday 9/9 Adult Class: Paint like David Hockney. Register online. $30
Monday 9/11 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction. 1 – 3 pm
Wednesday 9/13 2nd Wednesday Life Drawing. $5. Live model, no instruction 7 -9 pm
Friday 9/15 Kelly & Ellis – Live Music in the Museum. $10 7-9 pm
Monday 9/18 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction. 1 – 3 pm
Saturday 9/23 Open Studios 1st Weekend– Art Studios located south of the Rogue River. 10 am -5 pm. $20 tickets good for both weekends
Sunday 9/24 Open Studios 1st Weekend– Art Studios located south of the Rogue River. 10 am -5 pm. $20 tickets good for both weekendsMonday 9/25 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction. 1-3 pm
Saturday 9/30 Open Studios 2nd Weekend – Art Studios located north of the Rogue River. 10 am -5 pm. $20 tickets good for both weekends
Sunday 10/1 Open Studios 2nd Weekend – Art Studios located north of the Rogue River. 10 am -5 pm. $20 tickets good for both weekends

August 2017 news from the Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

 

It’s almost the end of summer and school is starting soon.  The museum is a great place to visit – we have great exhibits and activities and it’s “cool” inside.  Our very successful classes for children end this week.  We have a bit more room in the Zentangle class on Tuesday.  It’s been a fun summer with kids exploring various forms of art.

We will continue adult workshops through out the fall, winter, and spring. Check below for what is coming up soon.

AND don’t miss out on our fabulous music offerings.  This week we have a double header.  Friday we have Daniel Boling, one of the best song writers in America.  Saturday we have a string quartet from New York doing a fund raiser for Chinquapin Center for the Arts.

P.S. Don’t forget the ongoing events – like First Friday (every month from 5-9)
Second Friday Poetry from 7pm – 9pm.
Second Wednesday life drawing will be July 12 from 7pm – 9pm.
Most Mondays there is figure sketching from 1pm – 3pm.

News and Good Happenings

CURRENT EXHIBITION

“Hot Pallet”

Delightful and engaging encaustics (hot wax) paintings and prints.  

LIVE MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM THIS FRIDAY

Daniel Boling – all the way from New Mexico
QUICK!  CLICK ANYWHERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
ON THE WEBSITE

CLASSES FOR ADULTS

 These are some of the adult classes we are currently offering.  Click anywhere to sign up.

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS

click the image to sign up


For that perfect gift for a special person – don’t forget Gallery One.
Lo

cated on ground level at the museum.

All original art for sale.  Wonderful treasures.

Hours are 10-5:00  Tuesday – Friday
10 – 2:30 Saturday
Featured artists for August –
Marie Neder and Susan Paul-Williams

COMING UP

Tickets go on sale September 1!

SHOP AND HELP THE MUSEUM

Great news – you now can help the museum every time you buy something on Amazon.  When you start with Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Grants Pass Museum Of Art. (We’ve already earned two deposits from them since we started!
Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/
and support us every time you shop. Please consider doing this.  It all adds up.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
If you can spare a few hours now and then, think about volunteering at the museum. There are many opportunities to choose from including being a greeter to being on an event committee.  We would also like to re-energize our art library.
CLICK HERE to fill out a form to be a museum volunteer!
Grants Pass Museum of Art is proud to state that the visitor entry cost to exhibits is very affordable: Free. Though we receive no regular funding through any national, state, or local entity (tax money), we keep our doors open though the use of private donations and museum fundraisers. All visitors are welcome to enjoy our international, national and regional art displays with no entry cost. We thank all of you who are willing to support this valuable asset to our region.

Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Adults!
Color & Value
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, August 12
1 – 4 pm
  • Learn about color theory, mixing and values
  • Learn simple techniques for improving your art
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • Great for beginners. All levels welcome.

 

$30 per person, includes all materials.
Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, August 26
1-4 pm
  • Create an acrylic painting,
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any O’Keeffe painting you want.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials
Paint Like David Hockney
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, September 9
1 – 4 pm
  • Leave with an acrylic painting.
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any Hockney painting you wish.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.
Paint Like Henri Matisse
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, October 14
1-4 pm
  •  All materials provided
  •  Leave with an acrylic painting
  •  Learn about Post-Impressionism, Fauvism and Matisse
  •  Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  •  Have a fun afternoon!
  •  All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials
Advent Boxes
with Georganne Anderson
Introduction:
Saturday, October 14 10:30 – Noon
Decorating the box:
Friday, October 20 10:30 – 4:30
  • Includes Lunch
Saturday, October 21 10:30 -4:30
  • Includes Lunch

All materials will be supplied EXCEPT your own personal touches.
You can create almost any theme from Disney to Dickens.
This treasure will be something your family will keep for generations.

$165 per person

Art Classes for Kids at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art for Kids!

All Classes are $15 each and ages 7 and up.
All materials are provided.
Painting Pots
Wednesday, August 9
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taught by Laura Davis
Create fun projects from pots! Make a bird feeder, fairy house or your own creation.

Collage
Thursday, August 10
1-3 pm
Taught by Judy Davidson

Learn to collage to turn existing art and photos into new art.

Dragons Around the World
Tuesday, August 15
1-3 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Dragons have been used in art around the world. See examples and have fun making your favorite type of dragon. All levels of skill are welcome.

Tissue Paper Stained Glass
Thursday, August 17
1-3 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Kids get to great their own “stained glass” projects with tissue paper. Fun way to add art and color to any room.
Zentangle
Tuesday, August 22
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taught by Cindy Hernandez
Zentangle is a method of creative doodling. Kids will learn how to start a Zentangle, and create several patterns. Kids are always amazed by what they make and love the fact that their are no mistakes! Cindy is a certified Zentangle instructor.
Eye Catchers
Thursday, August 24
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taught by Chris Kane
Kids create fun, colorful eye catchers.
Have a teenager? They may be eligible for the adult classes (depends on the class).

Grants Pass Museum of Art | 541-479-3290

“Hot Palette” and August Events at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Hot Palette: Dianne Jean Erickson

August 4th – September 15th, 2017

Hot Palette art exhibit of encausti cpaintings by Dianne Jean Erickson at GRants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon

Dianne Jean Erickson is a painter, printmaker and encaustic artist producing works of art both personal and universal in their nature.

“Each day working in my studio I start not knowing what image will emerge. I allow myself the freedom of indecisions, improvisations, and impulsiveness in my work, and that leads to exciting discoveries. Subjects of my encaustic (hot wax) work are non-objective and figurative painting and printmaking.

The exhibition highlights her encaustic paintings and encaustic monotypes. Her artwork is of a figurative and portraiture nature, with a whimsical series exploring head gear.

This exhibition is sponsored by Wealth Management Group of Oregon.

First Friday Live: August 4th and September 1st, from 5 – 9 pm

Admission is free.

Grants Pass Museum of Art’s Hours are 10 am – 5 pm, Tuesday through Saturday

 

Grants Pass Museum of Art

August Events, Exhibitions and Activities

 

Exhibitions

Hot Palette Exhibition of Dianne Jean Erickson, August 4 – September 15, 2017Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Free.

First Friday August 4th. Open until 9 pm.

Artist Talk and Demo: Saturday, August 5th 2 -4 pm. Free.

Featuring the encaustic (hot wax) artwork of Dianne Jean Erickson.

Gallery One – Featured Artists are Susan Paul Williams and Marie Neder. The Gallery currently has over 60 local artists’ work.  

First Friday Live: July 7th– Gallery One is open until 8 pm.

Demonstrations of Susan Paul Williams ceramic wheel throwing and Marie Neder will be signing her new book during First Friday.

 

Events and Activities

Friday 7/21 Rupert Wates – Live Music in the Museum. $10.  

Friday 8/4 First Friday, exhibition opening “Hot Palette”, open until 9 pm

Saturday 8/5 Artist Talk & Demo by Dianne Jean Erickson. 2-4 pm. Free

Monday 8/7 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Friday 8/11 2nd Friday Poetry Sharing Night. 7-9 pm. Free

Saturday 8/12 Adult Class: Color & Value. Register online. $30

Monday 8/14 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Monday 8/21 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Friday 8/25 C. Daniel Boling – Live Music in the Museum. $10

Saturday 8/26 Adult Class: Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe. $30

Saturday 8/26 New York string quartet concert. 7 pm

Monday 8/28 Figure Sketching. $5. Live model, no instruction.    1:00 – 3:00 pm

Friday 9/1 First Friday – open until 9 pm

Summer Art Classes for Adults at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Paint Like Seurat
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, July 15
1 – 4 pm
  • Learn about Georges Seurat, Neo-Impressionism.
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills.
  • Paint any Seurat painting you wish.
  • Leave with an acrylic painting!
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome.
$30 per person, includes all materials!

Drawing from a Photo
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, July 22
1 – 4 pm
  • Learn how to enlarge your image proportionally
  • Learn different drawing techniques
  • Learn when to make different decisions than the camera did
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • Great for beginners. All levels welcome.
  • Bring a photo you want to draw! (I strongly recommend printing it out, instead of working from a phone or tablet.)

 

$30 per person, includes all materials.
Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, August 26
1 -4  pm
  • Create an acrylic painting,
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any O’Keeffe painting you want.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials
Paint Like David Hockney
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, September 9
1 – 4 pm
  • Leave with an acrylic painting.
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Paint any Hockney painting you wish.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.

Art Classes at GPMA

Upcoming Art Classes
KIDS CLASS
Making Art Books
Wednesday, July 12
2 – 4 pm
Taught by Laura Davis
Create small art books. Draw your own art or collage pages.
$15. Ages 7 & up.
KIDS CLASS
Painting Rocks
Thursday, July 13
1-3 pm
Taught by Judy Davidson
Paint small creatures, abstract patterns or whatever you can dream up on river rocks.
$15. Ages 7 and up.

  ADULT CLASS
Paint like Seurat
Saturday, July 15
1-4 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Seurat was a Neo-Impressionism painter. Learn about his art, and his use of color. (Optical mixing and pointillism are fun to explore!)
Class starts with a brief art history talk, then a painting demo, then we create our own copies of a painting.You have the choice to pick your own painting to copy, or suggestions are available.
All skill levels are welcome. Lots of one-on-one instruction!
$30. Includes all materials.
KIDS CLASS
Paint Like Van Gogh
Tuesday, July 18
1-3 pm
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Learn about Van Gogh and create a painting by copying one of his, or being inspired by his art.
$15. Ages 7 and up.
KIDS & ADULT CLASSES
Drawing from a Photo
KIDS CLASS
Thursday, July 20, 1-3 pm $15, ages 7 & up
ADULT CLASS
Saturday, July 22, 1 – 4. $30
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Learn drawing techniques, and methods to draw from a photo. Bring a photo of your own, or we can provide one. (We recommend to avoid photos of faces). All skill levels welcome.
DATE CHANGE
Our Color & Value class has moved to August 12th.

This is a great class to improve your use of color.

Paint will be used for easy mixing. Taught at the adult level by Kristen O’Neill. $30.
Other Fun Activities!
  • Monday Afternoons from 1-3 pm is Figure Drawing. There is a live model. No instruction. Bring your own supplies. $5 per session.
  • Wednesday, July 12th  7-9 pm is our 2nd Wednesday of the Month Figure Drawing Night. There is a live model. No instruction. Bring your own supplies. $5 per session.
  • Friday, July 14th 7-9 pm is Poetry Night. This month’s optional theme is “Following Your Heart.” Free. Folks are welcome to read 4-5 minutes.
  • Friday, July 21st 7 -9 pm is Live Music in the Museum. This month is Rupert Wates. $10.
Have a teenager? They may be eligible for the adult classes (depends on the class). Respond to this email for any questions!

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