Counter installed on Thursday, September 3, 2020
at 3 pm.
ART ROOM SCHEDULE:
Mondays: Oil and Acrylic Painting 10 am
Tuesdays: Poetry in Art 10:30
Wednesdays: Watercolor at 10 am
Thursdays: Writing at 1:30 pm
Fridays: Open Studio at 10 am
CERAMICS ROOM HOURS:
Monday 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 - 12 noon
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12 noon
Saturday 2 pm - 5 pm
Some restrictions still apply for people using the Ceramics Room.
Contact Diane Finley at Dianefinley1@gmail.com for the definitive answers.
President Jan Alleman
Vice President and Membership Chair Prema Anand
Treasurer Kathy Warren
Secretary Stephanie Torres
The mission of the Villages Arts and Crafts Association:
The aims of the Association shall be to encourage and foster the hands-on visual arts such as painting in all media, collage, ceramics, knitting and stitchery and other crafts and arts by classes, workshops, programs and free demonstrations for Villagers who reside in this community and to provide events and creative outlets, such as exhibits, festivals, open houses and special events for the display and possible sale of these fine arts and hand-made crafts.
ADVISORY BOARD and COMMITTEE CHAIRS and EVENT DIRECTORS
Art Films: Roz Zinns
Welcomer: Colleen Mirassou
Art Classes and Webmaste: Barbara Gottesman
Ceramics: Diane Finley
Historian: Karin Bogliolo
Exhibits and Programs: Michael Sunzeri
We welcome volunteers to join the Advisory Board. Consult with President Jan Alleman at firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMITTEE CHAIRS and EVENT DIRECTORS
Art in the Park, April 22: Diane Finley.
Cookbook Project: Mandy Book and her team
MAKES IT ALL HAPPEN
Monday, June 5: Regular Monthly Membership Meeting with Guest Artist Midge Robinson. Midge will show the ceramic dolls she has created and read the stories she composed for each of them. 1:45 pm in Cribari Conferrence Room. Home Studio Art Tour contracts available.
OPEN STUDIO Monday and Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings. You do not have to be a member of Arts & Crafts to use the Art Room during these monitored times. Open to all Villagers and all media.
Fridays, beginning at 10 am with Jane Hink, who will offter gentle critiques if asked.
Pat Andrade will host OPEN STUDIO on Monday and Tuesday afternoons, 2 - 5 pm, and he could gently critique your work if you ask.
June 5 – June 26: Oil and Acrylic Painting with Jane Hink. Mondays, 10 am – 12:30 pm. 4 weeks class, $75. Register at email@example.com
June 6 & 8 and June 13 & 15: Pastel Painting with Terri Ford. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 pm – 3pm. $75. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org
June 7 – July 5: Watercolor and Mixed Media with Doug Canepa, Wednesdays, 10 am – 12 noon. $60. 6 weeks class. Register at email@example.com
June 13: " FREE Art Film: Matisse from the MOMA and the Tate Museum" with host Roz Zinns, 2:30 pm at Cribari Conference Room. All Villagers and their guests are welcome!
Coming soon: Painting with Pat Andrade and Making Wreaths with Stephanie Torres.
Stitchery Group on Mondays: Patio Room, 1 – 3 pm. Call Roberta at 408-218-8372.
You can learn knitting here!
This website is intended for the use of residents of The Villages, because Arts & Crafts is a Board-recognized club for residents only.
Art Events in Our Area
Now through May 23: Kelly Akashi "Assemblage" from WW II internment camps. at the San Jose Museum of Art.
John Singer Sargent opens at the Palace of the Legion of Honor on February 11.
Kehinde Wiley opens at the DeYoung on March 18.
Ansel Adams opens at the DeYoung on April 8.
Student work by Maria and Larry Chan