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BASIC CLAY WORK 2

6-Week Class

Tuesdays

10am-12:30pm OR 6-8:30pm

Cost: $180 for 8-week class

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2020-2021 Sessions

Fall Session:

Session 1 : August 25 – October 13 , 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 is a class to learn how to “hand build and throw clay using the Potter’s wheel”.   Intermediate and advanced “throwing” students are welcome as well as hand builders because individual attention is given to each student.  The students will work on special projects to improve their clay forms and decorative creativity.   Limit 5 students.

Note: An additional lab fee of $25 to be paid directly to the instructor

BASIC CLAY WORK 2

STILL-LIFE ACRYLIC PAINTING

6-Week Class

Wednesdays

10am-12pm OR 6-8pm

Cost: $90 for 6-week class

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2020 Sessions

Fall Session: TBD

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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2020 FALL  Session

TBD

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

“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: 6:30-8:00pm

Sister Cities Website
SPONSORED BY DAVENPORT & COMPANY
Suffolk Sister Cities Showcase

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.

The Young Artists and Authors Showcase (YAAS) is an annual contest that encourages youth worldwide to express the mission of Sister Cities International through original artwork, literature, and photography. Submissions are centered around an annual theme and judged based on originality, composition, and theme interpretation.

2020 THEME – “ONE WORLD: OUT OF MANY, WE ARE ONE”

This year’s theme asks students to explore these questions by highlighting citizen diplomacy and the creative ways that we create peace through people-to-people interaction.

  • How can internationally engaged future leaders help communities address global challenges of – social unity and peace – in the 21st century?
  • How does international experience affect an individual or community’s ability to adapt?
  • What are some examples/illustrations of coming together and celebrating our humanity?

Please join the Suffolk Sister Cities Student Artists on Thursday, February 6, 2020 for a FREE Reception at the Suffolk Center, from 6:30 -8PM.

 

“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

BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

Six-Week Class

Thursdays 7pm – 8pm

Cost: $70 per 6-week session

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Fall Session: Oct. 31 – Dec. 12, 2019

Instructor: Larry Lemasters

Location: Photo Lab, 1st 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: Students will use a 35mm camera to take images using black & white film, receive instruction on developing the film using chemicals to process the negative film in the darkroom, receive instruction on making a print using a darkroom enlarger and chemistry to develop their image on the film to produce a final black & white image on photography paper. Darkroom, film, chemistry, darkroom equipment, enlarger, photographic paper and all necessary darkroom processing equipment will be provided for students use.

BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

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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2020-21 Class Sessions

Summer Session: July 1 – August 5, 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 is open to anyone with wheel throwing experience.   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

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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