Curry Arts member Magda Druzdzel, owner of MAGDA GALLERY, is pleased to announce the addition of art created by her daughter, Maja Druzdzel to the gallery. Maja has joined her mother displaying beautifully framed works in acrylic, watercolor and pen and ink.
Curry Arts and Gold Beach Art Enthusiasts is excited to offer a series of weekly Figure Painting Workshops beginning Thursday, August 20th at the Gold Beach Library.
Instruction and demonstrations will be provided by local artists Alexandra Eyer and Pat Renner, both former Gold Beach art teachers who have been recognized regionally and nationally for their colorful and eye-catching paintings.
The weekly workshop series will include instruction in:
Drawing the Figure
Incorporating the Figure into Background
Unifying the Drawing/Painting
The Thursday workshops will begin at 10:30am and end at about 1pm and will include a 20-minute instructional demonstration followed by four, 20-minute posing sessions with a 10-minute break between each.
Following COVID safety guidelines, the workshops will take place outside in the front garden of the Gold Beach Library and will be limited to 8 participants.
Masks are required when working near other artists.
A model will be provided each week but participants should plan to bring their own art materials and may work in any drawing or painting medium that they choose. A recommended supply list can be provided upon request.
Please bring your own camp chair and lap board or standing easel as tables and chairs will not be available.
To help pay for the model’s time, there is a suggested donation of $5.00 for each weekly workshop.
If you have never tried figure painting or drawing, this is a wonderful opportunity to try something new and to learn from two very talented artists. All ages and art experience levels are welcome!
For questions or to sign-up, please contact Julie at email@example.com.
As part of our Create and Celebrate: Happy 130th Birthday to Gold Beach art workshops, 40 Gold Beach artists recently collaborated, remotely due to social distancing restrictions, to create a 20ft long mural depicting the Isaac Lee Patterson bridge.
The artists were each provided with a “piece of the bridge” in the form of a 12×12” canvas onto which a portion of the bridge was outlined.
The artists were given no guidelines as to how they should paint their individual canvas so the resulting artwork is expressive, imaginative, and unique … just like the artists involved!
When assembled, each of the 40 canvases will tell a small story about what makes Gold Beach special while also revealing an eclectic interpretation of Gold Beach’s iconic landmark.
The Build a Bridge mural will be on display in the upstairs gallery of the Gold Beach Library beginning in July 2020.
Curry Art’s member Pat Renner, has been juried into the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS) 45th annual exhibition to be held in Boise, Idaho at the Idaho State Museum. The exhibit will run from June 5–July 26, 2020.
The painting entitled, “Awash with Flowers” is one of 100 paintings selected for this year’s “Watercolors Rock the Gem State” WFWS exhibition. World renowned artist, author and Juror Stephen Quiller chose this painting from among 945 entries from the 10 watercolor societies that make up WFWS.
Having been juried into three exhibitions, Renner will be awarded signature membership at the annual opening.
The WFWS, founded in 1974, is a consortium of ten regional associations of watercolorists from Idaho Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Texas. Its mission is to showcase works on paper created with a variety of water-based media, to encourage and recognize artistic excellence through competitions and to encourage the visibility of watercolor as an artistic medium through these annual exhibitions. Members of the regional member societies are members of WFWS, at present numbering over 5,000 artists.
Due to public health concerns about the COVID-19 virus, this event is CANCELLED
The 33rd Annual Whale of a Wine & Art Festival will be held at the Docia Sweet Hall Event Center, at the Fairgrounds in Gold Beach on Friday May 15 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday May 16 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
All local artists are invited to display ready-to-hang art (wall art only) free of charge! Unframed original art, prints, and cards need to be displayed in your own display rack or bin.
Check in and hanging: Friday May 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Unsold art pick-up: Saturday May 16th at 8 p.m.
For detailed hanging information contact Magda at firstname.lastname@example.org