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BASIC WHEEL THROWING 2

6-Week Class

Wednesdays

10am-12pm OR 6-8pm

Cost: $90 for 6-week class

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2019-20 Sessions

Winter Session: March 10 – April 14, 2020

Instructor: Harriette Laskin

Location: Pottery Studio, 1st floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, ages 16+

 

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: This class is a continuation of Intro to Basic Wheel Throwing, but with completing more complex forms and finishes. Limit 8 students.

BASIC WHEEL THROWING 2

STILL-LIFE ACRYLIC PAINTING

6-Week Class

Wednesdays

10am-12pm OR 6-8pm

Cost: $90 for 6-week class

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2019-20 Sessions

Winter Session: Feb. 26 – April 1, 2020

Instructor: Rhona Dawson

Location: Art Room A, 3nd floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, ages 16+

 

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: Class is an exciting look and the practical and basic painting methods, techniques and paint manipulation. One on one and group instruction provided. This class will be provided a “Still-Life” subject and through a series of techniques will create an Acrylic painting to mimic the still life. This is a fun and rewarding challenge providing the knowledge and confidence to continue painting with your own idea subjects after Still-Life Acrylic Painting wraps up. The class will take a quick look into the general painting fundamentals. Function of a palette, Arrangement of paint on a palette for best practices, types of brushes and their functions, canvas vs other options, general basics on acrylic paints. Acrylic paint & brush clean up and protecting the final product. After the introduction a quick sketch of the subject before painting.

STILL-LIFE ACRYLIC PAINTING

BEGINNER ACRYLIC PAINTING

6-Week Class

Wednesdays

10am-12pm OR 6-8pm

Cost: $90 for 6-week class

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2019-20 Sessions

Winter Session: Jan. 8 – Feb. 12, 2020

Instructor: Rhona Dawson

Location: Art Room A, 3nd floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, ages 16+

 

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: Class is an exciting look into the practical and basic painting methods, techniques and paint manipulation. By painting subjects like a Landscapes and a floral arrangement, the artist will have the opportunity to learn the many functions of the canvas, paint and brushes to reach the desired effect. This is a fun and rewarding challenge providing the knowledge and confidence to continue painting with your own idea subjects after the Beginner Acrylic Painting wraps up preparing you for the next level of instruction. The class will take a quick look into the general painting fundamentals. Function of a palette, Arrangement of paint on a palette for best practices, types of brushes and their functions, canvas vs other options, general basics on acrylic paints. Acrylic paint & brush clean up and protecting the final product. After the introduction a quick sketch of the subject before painting.

BEGINNER ACRYLIC PAINTING

SUFFOLK CENTER COMMUNITY CHORUS

Semester-long

Tuesday evenings 7-8:30pm

Cost: $75 for semester

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2019-20 Spring Session

January 14 – May 12, 2020

Instructor: Toni Cotturone

Location: Naismith Room, 2nd floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults 18+

 

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: An adult community chorus embodies the definition of community by being a collection of singers of all voice types and skill levels, coming from various backgrounds and walks of life combining to create a beautiful tapestry of vocal music. This inaugural, non-auditioned chorus will enjoy rehearsing and performing various styles of music including classical, contemporary, Broadway, both accompanied and a cappella. It will be a common goal of the organization to create performances not only for the enjoyment of the audience, but also for the personal enrichment of each individual singer. We will have opportunities to share this common love of singing with the community in which we thrive.

SUFFOLK CENTER COMMUNITY CHORUS

COUNTRY LINE DANCING

Six-Week Class

Wednesdays 6pm – 7pm

Cost: $60 for 6-week class

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Winter: Jan. 8 – Feb. 12, 2020

Instructor: Denise Brown

Location: Rehearsal Hall, 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: The Country Line Dance is some oldies we love-still beginner level.  Achy Breaky, Boot Scootin’ Boogie, Elvira, Cotton Eye Joe. Denise will take the class at a pace that suits the students. The steps for each dance will be broken down and learned piece by piece. Each session will review the dances from the previous week and add new dances. Come join the fun!

COUNTRY LINE DANCING

WINE GLASS PAINTING

1-Day Workshop

Saturday, 1-4pm

Cost: $30 per session, supplies included

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2019-20 Class Sessions

1 day workshop: December 7, 2019

Instructor: Barbara West

Location: Art Room A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 21+

 

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: This workshop is designed for you to learn a new skill and relax while having fun. Barbara West will help guide you through painting your very own wine glass that you can be proud of! With the cost of the workshop you will receive, top-notch instruction, all the painting supplies, wine glass, and free wine during the workshop. Bring your friends, you won’t want to miss out!

WINE GLASS PAINTING

“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