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“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: January 18, 2020

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: January 18, 2020

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

ADVANCED WHEEL THROWING IV

Six-Week Class

Wednesdays

6:00pm-8:30pm

Cost: $135 per 6-week class, $20 lab fee paid directly to instructor.

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Winter Session: March 11 – April 15, 2020

Instructor: Harriette Laskin

Location: Pottery Studio, 1st 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: This class is a continuation of Advanced Wheel Throwing III, but completing more complex forms and finishes. Limit 6 students.

ADVANCED WHEEL THROWING IV

IN PLEIN SITE: A PLEIN AIR EVENT

1-Day Event

Saturday, 8:00am-5:30pm

Cost: $25 per person

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2018-19 Class Sessions

1-Day Only: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Registration deadline: May 11, 2019

See below for more details

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.

Plein Air Information Meeting

May 11, 2019     11AM- 12:30PM
Location:  Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
Room:  O’Connor Suite

In preparation for the Plein Air Event on May 18th, an information meeting will be held on May 11th from 11AM – 12:30 at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts in the O’Connor Suite on the first floor.

Suffolk artists Barbara Harris and Sandy Waters will be on hand to introduce painters to the concept of “Plein Air” painting and discuss with painters what they will need to bring. This event is free and open to the public.

Plein  Air painting is about leaving the studio and painting and drawing in the outdoors.  The practice dates back centuries but was made into an art form by the French impressionists.

The event on May 18th  is open to all artists.   Participants will bring their own paints, easel, and canvases.  Artists gather at the Suffolk Center from 8:00-8:30 a.m. for coffee and sign in and then they will disperse to begin painting.  Registration will be available at the information meeting, the fee is $25.00.

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IN PLEIN SITE: A PLEIN AIR EVENT

MOMMY & ME ART FUN

Three-Week Class

Wednesdays 10am – 11am

Cost: $40 for Mom & Toddler per 3-week session

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2018-19 Class Sessions

Spring Session 1: April 24 – May 8, 2019

Spring Session 2: May 22 – June 5, 2019

Instructor: Brittany Smolonsky

Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Mom & Toddler

 

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: Bring your preschooler in for a fun workshop celebrating Mom! Enjoy a relaxed setting with your little while you create a special piece of art for mom. This is a 3-week class for mothers/caregivers and their little ones.

MOMMY & ME ART FUN

FIT-TO-FUNCTION

Six-Week Class

Wednesdays 10am – 11am

Cost: $55 per 6-week session

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2018-19 Class Sessions

Spring Session: April 17 – May 22, 2019

Instructor: Kiawna Brinson

Location: Dance Studio A/B, 1st 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:

FIT TO FUNCTION is a class designed to focus on the body’s seven primal movements; squat, lunge, push, pull, twist, bend and gait. Sedentary lifestyles decrease in mobility and balance as we age can make every day, ordinary movements of the body a lot harder than intended. Performing functional movements helps our bodies to thrive and survive.  This style of exercise is also great for those who may suffer from Parkinson ’s disease as it is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living.

Participants are welcome to perform movements seated or standing, and any age is welcome!  Class duration is an hour. Classes will be modified according to fitness levels, limitations, etc.  As an extra added bonus, stretching and breathing techniques will also be incorporated into some sessions. Why not come out and give it a try?  You owe it to yourself to be fit to function!

FIT-TO-FUNCTION

ART EXPLORERS (Ages 5-12)

Six-Week Class
Saturdays 
11am-12pm (Ages 5-8)
12pm-1pm (Ages 9-12)

Cost: $55 per 6-week session

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Winter Session: Jan. 18 – Feb. 22, 2020

Instructor: Anna Nixon

Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Children, Ages 5-12 (See appropriate times)

 

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: Please note: Ages 5-8 will meet from 11am-12pm, Ages 9-12 will meet from 12-1pm. Please register for the appropriate time. Kids will explore the creative process through a variety of art mediums including painting, printmaking, collage and more. Each class your student will take home a new piece of art and learn about different art techniques. This is a great enrichment class recommended for ages 5-12.

ART EXPLORERS (Ages 5-12)

BEGINNER OIL PAINTING

Six-Week Class

Tuesdays, 10am-12pm OR 6-8pm

Cost: $105 per session

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2018-19 Class Sessions

Spring Session: April 23 – May 28, 2019

Instructor: Genevieve Lawrence

Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 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: Learning to paint doesn’t have to be intimidating. With nearly twenty years of experience in oil painting, instructor Genevieve Lawrence will walk students through the basics of creating a painting from life. Students will learn under-painting techniques, color mixing, oil paint and medium properties, glazing, layering, and much more. This class is geared towards beginners, but all are welcome.  *supplies list available on Suffolk Center’s website: suffolkcenter.org.

*This supply list can all be purchased online at www.dickblick.com This link takes you to a shopping list with exactly the materials you will need. (usually delivers within two weeks/also free shipping) or similar items can be purchased at Michael’s or Jerry’s Artarama. Just bring the list and ask a sales associate for help. If you can’t find the exact brands, just buy something similar.

Supplies list that students will need to bring to the first class:

  • 8×10 in. drawing pad
  • 6B drawing pencil
  • Two 11×14 in. stretched and gessoed canvases (any brand)
  • Painting Palette 11×14 in. or larger, preferably glass or plastic
  • Blick Palette Knives by RGM, style 52 (metal)
  • Two small glass jars (any kind will do, they don’t have to come from an art store)
  • One Blick Studio Bristle Brush, filbert size 12
  • One Blick Studio Bristle Brush, filbert size 6
  • Three Blick Studio Bristle Brushes, filbert size 2
  • One Blick Studio Bristle Brush, filbert size 0
  • Blick Scholastic Wonder White Brushes (soft synthetic), filbert sizes 4 and 6
  • Gamblin Galkyd oil painting medium, 4.2 oz.
  • Gamblin Gamsol Oderless Mineral Spirits, 16.9 oz.
  • Blick Studio Oil Colors (student grade) 37 ml tubes in colors: raw umber, burnt umber, raw sienna, burnt sienna, cadmium red hue, crimson alizarin, cobalt blue, ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow hue, lemon yellow, and titanium white
  • Gamblin 1980 Oil Paint 37 ml tube in color Venetian Red
  • 2 old rags or t-shirts cut into rags
  • 1 roll paper towels
  • a handful of Q-Tips
BEGINNER OIL PAINTING