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“IN PLEIN SITE” PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL & EXHIBITION

On View: May 14 –
June 26, 2020

On view at Suffolk Center’s
BB&T & Norfolk Galleries

Free & Open to the Public
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-4pm

MEET THE ARTISTS
May 14, 2020
OPENING RECEPTION: 5:30-7:30pm

Featured Artist: Thomas Bradshaw of Blackstone, VA

SPONSORED BY DAVENPORT & COMPANY

Plein Air artists paint on location. The exhibit, “In Plein Site” will include works that were created during the Plein Air Festival in Suffolk on May 2nd and other work in the plein air style.

Plein Art event will take place May 2, 2020. Details TBA.

“IN PLEIN SITE” PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL & EXHIBITION

“WALK ON THE WILD SIDE” Wildlife Art Exhibition

On View: March 5 –
April 26, 2020

On view at Suffolk Center’s
BB&T & Norfolk Galleries

Free & Open to the Public
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-4pm

MEET THE ARTISTS
March 5, 2020
OPENING RECEPTION: 5:30-7:30pm

Featured artists Ryan Dockiewicz of Townsend Va on the Eastern Shore and Spencer Tinkham of Norfolk,VA.

Spencer Tinkham Website
SPONSORED BY DAVENPORT & COMPANY

Artists in this exhibit work in a variety of media and focus their work on wildlife. The featured artists Ryan Dockiewicz and Spencer Tinkham are young wood carvers that create non-traditional birds and marine wildlife.

“WALK ON THE WILD SIDE” Wildlife Art Exhibition

“ONE WORLD: OUT OF MANY, WE ARE ONE” Sister Cities Young Artists & Authors Showcase

On View: February 6-14, 2020

On view at Suffolk Center’s
BB&T & Norfolk Galleries

Free & Open to the Public
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-4pm

MEET THE ARTISTS
February 6, 2020
OPENING RECEPTION: 6:00-8:00pm

Sister Cities Website
SPONSORED BY DAVENPORT & COMPANY

Suffolk Sister Cities International sponsors an annual Young Artists and Authors Showcase that help foster a sense of global citizenship and goodwill for young students.  Winners from this juried exhibit of both artwork and writers will go on to compete with students throughout the country. Suffolk has two Sister Cities; Suffolk County, England and Oderzo, Italy.

“ONE WORLD: OUT OF MANY, WE ARE ONE” Sister Cities Young Artists & Authors Showcase

“FRESH FROM THE STUDIOS” The Greater Lanexa Studio Tour

On View: November 14, 2019 – January 11, 2020

On view at Suffolk Center’s
BB&T & Norfolk Galleries

Free & Open to the Public
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-4pm

MEET THE ARTISTS
November 14, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION: 5:30-7:30pm

Greater Lanexa Website
SPONSORED BY DAVENPORT & COMPANY

The Greater Lanexa Studio Tour is a group of 20 juried artists from the Lanexa, Va. area.   Once a year they open their studios to the public for a weekend tour . This marks the first time they will be exhibiting their work at the SCCA galleries. The group will showcase work in a variety of mediums including paintings, woodwork, sculpture, glass and jewelry.

“FRESH FROM THE STUDIOS” The Greater Lanexa Studio Tour

“BEAUTY BENEATH THE BARK” 2019 Tidewater Turners of Virginia

On View: September 12 – October 25, 2019

On view at Suffolk Center’s
BB&T & Norfolk Galleries

Free & Open to the Public
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-4pm

MEET THE ARTISTS
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION: 5:30-7:30pm

DEMO DAY: Tidewater Turners Demonstration:
Sept. 21, 2019 11am-3pm

Tidewater Turners Website
SPONSORED BY DAVENPORT & COMPANY

Tidewater Turners is a non-profit organization, a local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners, located in Norfolk.  The purpose of the organization is to promote the advancement of woodturning skills for members and other interested persons through an open exchange of knowledge, ideas and information. They also strive to increase public awareness of woodturning as a popular craft and as an art form.

“BEAUTY BENEATH THE BARK” 2019 Tidewater Turners of Virginia

JEWELRY MAKING: CLASSIC 7-WIRE BANGLE

1-Day Workshop

Saturday, 9am – 12pm

Cost: $75-80 per session

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2019-20 Class Sessions

1 day workshop: November 9, 2019

Instructor: Sue Beck

Location: Art Room B, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Your family and friends won’t believe you made this gorgeous 14K Gold filled or Sterling silver bangle.  You may also combine the 2 precious metals for an even more stunning look.  In this class, you’ll learn the basics of traditional wire wrapping that will allow you to use the skills to make pendants, rings and earrings.  You’ll leave with your custom bangle and a printed tutorial so you can make another, as a very special gift for someone special!

JEWELRY MAKING: CLASSIC 7-WIRE BANGLE

JEWELRY MAKING: FILIGREE EARRINGS

1-Day Workshop

Saturday, 1pm – 4pm

Cost: $63-$65 per session

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2019-20 Class Sessions

1 day workshop: November 9, 2019

Instructor: Sue Beck

Location: Art Room B, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Enjoy this informative and fun workshop with Sue Beck with “SueSea Jewelry.” Create a lightweight stunning Filigree earrings in your choice of Sterling Silver or 14K Gold filled wire.  Choose your favorite color of Swarovski crystal to complete earrings that you will wear with pride!

JEWELRY MAKING: FILIGREE EARRINGS

CARD STAMPING: HOLIDAY WORKSHOP

1-Day Workshop

Saturday, 2-4pm

Cost: $25 per workshop, includes $10 supply fee

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Holiday Edition: November 23, 2019

Instructor: Tammy Shaia

Location: Art Room B, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 14+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Nothing could be merrier than receiving a card, handmade by you, during the holidays! Imagine your family and friends reaction when they open the mailbox this year! Build on what you’ve already learned about basic rubber stamping or discover what card making is all about.

CARD STAMPING: HOLIDAY WORKSHOP

CARD STAMPING: THANKSGIVING WORKSHOP

1-Day Workshop

Saturday, 2-4pm

Cost: $25 per workshop, includes $10 supply fee

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Thanksgiving Edition: October 19, 2019

Instructor: Tammy Shaia

Location: Art Room B, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 14+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: It’s almost Thanksgiving, a time to invite the family over and give thanks! And what could be a better way to do this than your own handmade card! *Build on what you’ve already learned about basic rubber stamping or discover what paper crafting is all about. In this workshop, we’ll create cards with a fall theme just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

CARD STAMPING: THANKSGIVING WORKSHOP

CARD STAMPING: FALL WORKSHOP

1-Day Workshop

Saturday, 2-4pm

Cost: $25 per workshop, includes $10 supply fee

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Fall Edition: September 21, 2019

Instructor: Tammy Shaia

Location: Art Room B, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 14+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Express your gratitude for others with a handmade touch! Learn basic rubber stamping techniques and how to create handmade all-occasion greeting cards. Your friends will be delighted when they receive your handmade creation in the mail!

CARD STAMPING: FALL WORKSHOP