One of Town Square’s most popular art programs, Corks and Canvas with artist Becky Andersen, is coming back on Saturday, July 13th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Becky Andersen will guide her students through an entire painting from start to finish all while letting loose with a glass (or few) of wine or beer. No experience necessary.
Artist Teresa Vicars is returning to Town Square Community Center to demonstrate her unique acrylic pouring techniques at a one-day workshop on Saturday, March 16 from 9:30 am to 12 pm. Cost of registration is $50 and includes all materials. Participants may sign up online at www.greenlakerenewal.org/.
Pat Ehrenberg is exhibiting her award-winning quilts at Town Square for the fourth year. Ehrenberg has been an avid quilter for more than 30 years. Her art work has been featured throughout the world, from the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival in Washington, DC to the People’s Day Festival in Chiba, Japan.
The artists of the corner store co-op will host a holiday sale and open house on Saturday, December 15 at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Special handmade holiday gift items will be on sale, including jewelry, fabric art, photos, cards and framed art. Visitors will also get a chance to create their own personalized gift tags and ornaments at the co-op’s “Make It & Take It’’ tables for a very small fee.
After receiving rave reviews from her stained glass class participants, artist Donna Marquart will be back to teach a copper foil method of stained glass in a class titled “Simple Gifts”. This popular technique will be offered on Sunday, November 18 and again on Sunday, December 2, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Town Square in downtown Green Lake.
Back by popular demand, artist Donna Marquart will be teaching a series of stained glass art classes on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning September 4, 2018 through September 25, 2018 at Town Square Community Center in Green Lake. Participants of all skill levels can sign up for the four-week session for $100 per person, which includes most materials.
Renowned artist Melissa Dorn Richards will be in Green Lake to share with participants the approach to her iconic blend of humor and abstract art at a one-day, all-day workshop on Saturday, August 11 from 10 am - 2 pm. The workshop is open to participants ages 16 and up and the registration fee of $90 includes a paint set, brush set, canvas and palette pad. Students are asked to bring their own sketchbook and colored pencils.
This day-long program is aimed to assist emerging and established artists in creating a pathway to success. The workshop will cover topics on self- promotion, effective use of social media strategies, understanding the art market, strategic planning, and balancing studio time with business of art practices.
Award-winning artist Pat Dobrinska is set to unveil her latest illustrations from her upcoming book Home is Forever on Friday, July 6 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Town Square Lobby Gallery. The opening reception is free and open to the public. The show will be on display through the month of July.
Local Artist Faye Barber-Schmuhl will be demonstrating her liquid acrylic techniques at a one-day workshop in Town Square Community Center. The workshop will be held on Saturday, June 23 from 10 am to 3 pm. Cost of registration is $75 and is limited to ten people. Participants may sign up online at www.greenlakerenewal.org/.
This workshop is open to all levels. It does not assume any prior experience or that one will become an artist, but it prepares all to do stronger work in fields that depend upon creative thinking. Participants can expect to learn historical and contemporary life drawing techniques practiced by the greats, using simple materials—pencils, charcoal and erasers—as means of discovery. The $50 registration fee will help offset the cost of hiring a live model and cover materials like artist tape, charcoal sticks, a charcoal pencil kit, and strathmore drawing paper.