The Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center offers programing for everyone, young and old, locals and visitors alike. The arts enrich our lives in countless ways, and we hope you find something here that brings you joy!
FIELDS OF FLOWERS IN PASTEL

Presenter: Kris Buck
Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $110/$100 for members
This workshop will focus on painting the landscape with an emphasis on fields of flowers. Demonstration and instruction will be in pastel and will include a watercolor under-painting technique. Materials list will be emailed.
WORLD DRUMMING

Presenter: John Knecht
Date: Thursday, October 10
Time: 4 – 5 p.m.
Price: $15/$13.50 for members
Join Cate School music instructor for drumming in our courtyard during the Carpinteria Farmer’s Market. Discover percussion styles from around the globe with this fun, interactive group drumming class. No experience necessary.
VIKING KNIT BRACELETS AND CHAINS

Presenter: Paula Gregoire-Jones
Date: 2 Saturdays: October 12 & 19
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $105/$95 for members
Design and create single-knit Viking chains from colored wire using a tool you will make from a dowel and wire. Learn to attach cones, beads, and a clasp to your chain to make a bracelet or necklace. Also explore another variations such as double or triple Viking knit or work with two wires together for a heathery look. No experience necessary, all materials included. Bring reading glasses for close-up work.
WATERCOLOR: VIBRANT AND COMPOSED

Presenter: Cathy Quiel
Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $209/$190 for members
Through demonstrations, lecture, and playful splashing of watercolor, come learn techniques to create vibrant and well-designed paintings. Students will be introduced to other media that can complement watercolor and enhance old paintings in need of assistance. Individual and group critique included, with an emphasis on composition using strong design and focal point. Materials list sent upon registration.
SKETCH JOURNALING BOTH OUTSIDE AND INSIDE THE ARTS CENTER

Presenter: Paula Brown
Date: 2 Sundays: October 20 & 27
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Price: $75/$67.50 for members
Enjoy sketch journaling both “inside and out.” Our first meeting will be outside with a “walk about,” stopping to sketch, jot notes, and create art memories. The second meeting we will take our time sketching “found objects” or items in the gallery. Materials list sent upon registration.
FALL 2019 AFTER SCHOOL ARTS

PEOPLE/PLACES/
THINGS: MIXED MEDIA ART
Presenter: Laurie Pincus
Dates Ages 6-11: 8 Tuesdays: October 1 – November 19
Dates Ages 12-18: 8 Wednesdays: October 2 – November 20
Time: 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Price: $126/$115 for members
Join professional artist and experienced teacher Laurie Pincus through an exploration of fun, hands-on art projects both 2- and 3-dimensional. Students of all skill levels will develop techniques and learn new concepts using a wide variety of exciting media.
All materials provided.
CERAMICS: SLAB HOLIDAY PLATES AND ORNAMENTS

Presenter: Karen Ring Mealiffe
Date: 4 Mondays: October 21 – November 11
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Price: $165/$150 for members
Using the slab method and incorporating the various molds, you will make a variety of holiday plates and ornaments. Glazes and underglazes will be introduced to enhance your work and bring out the vibrant colors of the season. All materials and tools provided. No experience necessary.


UKULELE WINTER JAM

Presenter: Mavis Hansen
Date: 6 Wednesdays: October 23 – December 4 (no class on 11/27)
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Price: $88/$80 for members
Following the beginning ukulele course, this workshop will focus on playing together with new songs every week, for those who have experience and want to jam with others. There will be some advanced instruction and opportunities to perform at local events such as at the Holiday Parade and at Gran Vida. Holiday songs will be included. Bring your ukulele, a stand and a notebook for songs.


INTRODUCTION TO RELIEF PRINTMAKING

Presenter: Mollie Doctrow
Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Price: $120/$108 for members
Explore the tradition and charm of hand-printed images, rich inks, and beautiful papers. Learn the art of relief printmaking, from drawing and design tips to carving and printing. Bring a favorite sketch or photos to interpret as a graphic linocut. Make black-and-white prints and then explore creative options, combining prints with watercolor and collage techniques. All materials provided.

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WHERE I CAME FROM: A RESPONSE TO PHOTOGRAPHS IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH, INSPIRED BY THE CLARK EXHIBIT

Presenter: Glenna Luschei
Date: For Youths: Sunday, October 27
Date: For Adults: Sunday, November 3
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Price: $15/$13.50 for members
Participants of all ages are invited to join this poetry workshop with students responding in writing or verbally to Patricia Houghton Clark’s photographs.
Both of these workshops include:
Where I Came From: A Public Reading and Presentation
Presenter: Glenna Luschei
Date: November 10, 2:00 PM
A poetry reading in the Courtyard given by first generation immigrants, and a presentation by the new Santa Barbara Poet Laureate, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, who is herself an immigrant. Some students of the workshops may also want to read their poems.

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THE AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE WEST

Join us to discover the art, history and cultures of the American West. Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the museum features world-class galleries filled with paintings, film memorabilia, Native American Art, and more! It was also voted “Favorite Museum” 2014-2018 by Los Angeles Daily News readers. Our Santa Barbara Airbus will leave from the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Art Center at 8:30 am on Wednesday October 16, to arrive for a docent-led tour, time to stroll galleries independently, and grab lunch (cost not included) in the Crossroads West Cafe. Return time to Carpinteria will be about 3:30 or 4:00 PM.
Date: October 16 (*2nd Wednesday)
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Price: Non-members $60/Members $55
HEATHER JAMES FINE ART GALLERY, MONTECITO
Heather James Fine Art presents a rare look into art history’s past and present, offering important works from a cross-section of periods, movements, and genres including Post-War, Contemporary, Impressionist, Modern, American, Latin American, and Old Masters. Each year, its galleries present an array of museum-quality exhibitions exploring historical and contemporary themes, or examining the work of individual influential artists.
Date: November 6 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Price: Non-members $11/Members $10
Website Links for Artist Members
If you are a member of the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center and would like to have a link to your artist or gallery website from the Arts Center website, please send your website link and a SMALL image (less than 1MB) to lann@carpinteriaartscenter.org
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