Lisset Chavez
Bellas Artes Annual Exhibition 
 "Nuestro Mundo Natural"/"Our Natural World"

August 17th thru 27th @ Carpinteria Arts Center Gallery, 855 Linden, Carp. CA 93013
Closing Celebration August 27th 1 to 4 pm
Meet the artists ~ enjoy traditional music &  complimentary traditional food ~
including  our first annual "Chill Off" jello competition!

 De Agosto 17 a 27 @ Carpinteria Arts Center Gallery, 855 Linden, Carp. CA 93013
 Celebración de clausura será Agosto 27 de 1 a 4pm 
 Conozcan a los artistas ~ disfruten música tradicional y comida tradicional complementaria~
 Incluyendo nuestra primera "Chill Off" competencia de gelatina anual! 

"Landscapes and Dreamscapes"
  People's Choice Award winner: Laura Jones, "Goldfish",  Award winner's entry fees waived on one future exhibit. 
                                                                                     Connie Connally, "Wild Volunteer 2016", oil on canvas               
SAVE THE DATE
"Thinking Abstractly"
Ingathering,  Wednesday, August 30th10-12:30
with featured juror Connie Connally   connie@connieconnally.com

Carpinteria Arts Center
Workshops and Programs Fall 2017

We are excited to offer a number of different learning opportunities in a variety of art forms this Fall.  Located right in the heart of downtown Carpinteria, the Arts Center has something for everyone to enjoy, whether you like painting or working with polymer clay, fusing glass or learning to play a new instrument.  There are workshops for children and adults.
See a complete listing of offerings  at our website
REGISTER ONLINE OR AT THE GALLERY
855 LINDEN AVENUE CARPINTERIA
PHONE 805.684.2164 FOR MORE INFORMATION
 A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

                CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

BEGINNING DRAWING WORKSHOP SERIES  AGES 12 - ADULT
6 Mondays: August 21 - September 25, 1:30 - 4:30PM
Presenter: Peggy Oki
Learn and develop drawing skills as a foundation towards painting or as a refresher workshop. Includes demonstration and practice on use of line, value, composition and understanding perspective. We will explore various drawing mediums including pen & ink. Bring your own sketchbook to class. To further your skills, homework assignments will be provided.
Price: $165 / $150 for members
Space Available

BEGINNING GUITAR, LEVEL 1 WORKSHOP SERIES FOR ADULTS
Date: 10 Saturdays: August 26-October 28, 1:00-2:00PM 
Presenter: Greg LeRoy
This class will teach you all the basic skills required to play chords, rhythms and scales so you can play your favorite songs and new ones too.
Price: $165 / $150 for members 
Registration deadline: August 16.  

Alcohol Inks Workshop for Adults
Saturday, August 26, 12:30 - 3:30PM
Presenter: Joanna Murphy
You will learn several techniques for painting with alcohol inks, a vibrant, exciting medium. We will make several paintings on ceramic tiles. No prior artistic experience is necessary.  Materials provided.
Price: $55 / $50 for members
Registration deadline August 16



Carpinteria Arts Center
Summer/Fall Whimsical Wednesday 
Art Tours and Excursions
A rt related events and tours typically on the first Wednesday of every month; however, this may vary depending on the programming and location of the venue.  We visit local galleries and museums, as well as Los Angeles art institutions.   All of our tours have a maximum number of participants.  To reserve a place on one of these excursions, register at CarpinteriaArtsCenter.org  or stop by the gallery Thursday through Monday, 10 to 4.  There is a minimal registration fee for local tours, payable to the Carpinteria Arts Center before the registration deadline for each event.

The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation. A guided docent-led tour of Santa Barbara's newest hands-on destination with loads of interactive experiences organized around seven themes that relate to science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Discover a new way to discover, play and engage. 
Fee: $15 members/$16.50 non members.   REGISTER HERE

A guided tour of the exhibit "THE SCHOOLHOUSE AND THE BUS: MOBILITY, PEDAGOGY, AND ENGAGEMENT". Suzanne Lacy and Pablo Helguera, leading practioners of the Public Practice Movement, juxtapose key examples of their work highlighting themes of immigration, pedagogy, race, social organizing and theatricality. This exhibition is part of Pacific Standard Time, an initiative of the Getty with arts institutions across Southern California.
Fee: $10 members/$11 non-members.  REGISTER HERE



HERE IS THE CARPINTERIA ARTS CENTER GALLERY CALENDAR  FOR 2017

JANE BLUNDELL
WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
  Join in for a WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP with acclaimed Australian Artist JANE BLUNDELL.
 

 
WHEN: September 29 - 30, 2017   9 am - 4 pm
 
WHERE:  Bacara Hotel
 
COST:  $265
 
The class will be limited to 12 students
 
CONTACT:  Betty Phillips
                           310-947-4251
                           bddavisg@aol.com
 
Below are a description of Jane's background and the nature of the workshop:
 
Jane Blundell has been painting in watercolor for over 35 years and is a professional artist and teacher as well as being a member of the Australian Watercolor Institute.  She is a passionate sketcher and while she works in all medium her favorite is watercolor.  She paints anything - urban, landscapes, flowers, rocks, people, still/life, whatever  - usually from life.  Her understanding of color and pigments is based on years of personal research and exploration, and can be seen in her two self-published books:
Watrercolor/Mixing Charts and The Ultimate Mixing Palette: A World Of Colour.
 
The workshop in September will be both a sketching and watercolor class.  The location places participants in a unique area with many different opportunities to capture the beauty of the area.  At the hotel there is both classroom space and the ability to explore and work out in nature.  

Website Links for Artist Members
If you are a member of the 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 rls7jsm@msn.com.

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