Villages Arts & Crafts Association

Month by Month Activity Calendar


2022

Villages Arts & Crafts Association

Month by Month Activity Calendar


November

November 5, Saturday:  Holiday Faire, many rooms in Cribari Center, 10 am – 2 pm.

November 7:  Monthly Membership Meeting, Cribari Conference Room, 1:45 pm. President Jan Alleman makes announcements and plans for next year.  Presentation by Colleen Mirassou and the Poetry in Art group. Come to meet the new General Manager Theresa Ostrander.

November 10 -  December 8:  Beginning Acrylics with Dorothy Douquet. 4 Thursdays, $75.  All materials furnished.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

November 17:  Art Film.  Host Roz Zinns:  Alexander Calder. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30.  View the Calder-inspired mobile in Cribari Lobby before the film.  "Homage to Sandy"  donated to The Villages by Jim Paradis in memory of his friend and colleague Alexander (Sandy) Calder.

November 28:  Advisory Board Meeting, 4:30 pm, Art Room


December

December 5:  "It's a Wrap"  Gift Wrapping party and Holiday Social for Members. Bring one art work to display. Paper, ribbons, tape and tags available for gift wrapping. Bring art supplies to trade or sell.  4:30pm - 6:30 pm in the Art Room.  Light refreshments.

No Monthly Membership Meeting

No Art Film

No Advisory Board Meeting


JANUARY 2023


January 10:  Art Film:  Audubon:  Drawn from Nature. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

January 13:  Exhibits Hanging, 12 - 1 pm.  Cribari Conference Room. Michael Sunzeri.

January 16 - February 20, 2023:  Oil and Acrylic Painting with Jane Hink.  Mondays, 10 am - 12:30 pm. $90.

Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

January 18 - February 22, 2023:  Watercolor with Doug Canepa.  Wednesdays, 10 am - 12:30 pm. $60.

Register early at barb.gottesman

January 28:  Collage Workshop with Julie Cline. Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm with optional guided practice 2 pm - 4 pm. $75. All materials furnished. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

January 30:  Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room


FEBRUARY 2023

February 6: Monthly Membership Meeting and Art Demonstration.  Monday, 1:45 pm in Cribari Conference Room.

February 21:  Art Film:  Van Gogh: At Eternity's Gate. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

February 22:  In Take Day for Annual Members Juried Show, Wednesday, 1-2 pm in the Art Room. Juror Candy Yu. Director Michael Sunzeri

February 23:  Reception for  Annual Members Juried Show, Thursday, 1:30 - 3:30 pm in Cribari Conference Room

February 27: Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

MARCH 2023

March 6: Monthly Membership Meeting and Art Demonstration.  Monday, 1:45 pm in Cribari Conference Room.

March 14:  Art Film:  Ansel Adams or Gauguin. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

March 27:  Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

APRIL 2023

April 3:  Monthly Membership Meeting and Art Demonstration.  Monday, 1:45 pm in Cribari Conference Room.

April 11:  Art Film:  A Century of Quillts. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

April 14:  Exhibit Hanging, Michael Sunzeri

April 22:  Art in the Park, Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm. Gazebo Park.

April 24:  Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

MAY 2023

May 1:  Monthly Membership Meeting and Art Demonstration.  Monday, 1:45 pm in Cribari Conference Room.

May 9:  Art Film:  Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

May 22: Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

JUNE 2023

June 5: Monthly Membership Meeting and Art Demonstration.  Monday, 1:45 pm in Cribari Conference Room.

June 13:  Art Film: Matisse from MOMA and Tate Museum. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.


JULY 2023


AUGUST 2023

a  11August 19:  Home Studio Art Tour. 10 am - 3 pm. (headquarters in the Art Room)

August 28: Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

SEPTEMBER 2023

September 11:  New Members Reception and Art Display. Monday at 5:30 pm in the Art Room.

September 19:  Art Film:  Ambient Art:  Impressionism. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

September 25: Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

OCTOBER 2023

October 2: Monthly Membership Meeting and Art Demonstration.  Monday, 1:45 pm in Cribari Conference Room.

October 10:  Art Film:  Raoul Dufy, Painter and Decorator. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

October 20:  Exhibits Hanging. Michael Sunzeri.

October 30:  Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

NOVEMBER 2023

November 4: Holiday Faire in Cribari Center, 10 am - 2 pm.

November 6: Monthly Membership Meeting and Art Demonstration.  Monday, 1:45 pm in Cribari Conference Room.

November 14:  Art Film:  Michaelangelo. Cribari Conference Room, 2:30 pm.  Host Roz Zinns.

November 27: Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, 5 - 6 pm. Art Room

DECEMBER 2023




NOT AVAILABLE

Monday class:  not available January 2, 9, and 16

MONDAY and TUESDAY OPEN STUDIO:  not available January 2, 9 and 16

Tuesdays Poetry in Art: not available January 3, 10, 17

Wednesday art class:  not available January 4, 11 and 18

Thursdays acrylics:  not available January 12 and 19

Stitchery on Mondays:  not available January 9 and 16 or July 3

Friday Open Studio:  not available January 6, 13 and 20






















January 2022

January 10 - February 14:  Acrylic Painting from the very Beginning with Dorothy Douquet.  Mondays, 10 am - 12:30 pm.  Art Room.   $75.  All materials furnished. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com  This class is full.

January 11:  Art Film. Vineyard Center.  7 pm.  CANCELLED -

We are looking for a new person to select DVDs and host Art Films or to present from our collection of famous artists and historic movements. Does this job interest you?If so, please contact President Michael Sunzeri at twosunzeris@comcast.net

January 14:  Painting Exhibit in Cribari Conference Room, hanging at 11 am  CANCELLED

January 15:  Basic Calligraphy Workshop with Francesca Pulis.  Saturday, 10 am - 1:00 pm in person in the Art Room.  $35.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com  This class is full.

January 25 - March 1:  Winter Art Class with Jeff Bramschreiber.  Tuesdays, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. ON LINE via ZOOM,  $70,  using a wide variety of art media.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

January 31:  Advisory Board Meeting, 3 pm, Art Room

January 31:  new daily Open Studio times begin. MTWThF 2 – 5 pm with Patricio Andrade.  Fridays:  10 am – 12 noon with Jane Hink

February

February 3 - March 10:  Drawing and Sketching with Pat Andrade.  Thursday mornings, 10 am - 1 pm.  $60.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED BY THE TEACHER ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 28.

February 5:  Assemblage with Michael Sunzeri.  Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm.  Art from Junque.  $20.Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com


February 7:  Monthly Membership Meeting, Cribari Conference Room, 1:45 pm.  President Michael Sunzeri, Program Chair Marcy Boyles, Guest Artist Pat Accorinti shows her jewelry techniques.

February 8:  Art Film.  Host Pam Lyons. Vineyard Center.  7 pm.   CANCELLED -

We are looking for a new person to select DVDs and host Art Films or to present from our collection of famous artists and historic movements.  Does this job interest you?If so, please contact President Michael Sunzeri at twosunzeris@comcast.net

February 21 -  April 11:  Beginning Acrylics with Dorothy Douquet.  Mondays, 10 am - 12:30 pm.  $75  All materials furnished.  Maximm:  8 students.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com  Proof of Covid vaccine is required.

February 28:  Advisory Board Meeting, 3 pm, Art Room

March

March 2 - April 6:  Watercolor with Doug Canepa.  Wednesdays, 10 am - 12:30 pm. $60. Materials list posted on our website. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

Proof of Covid vaccine is required.               

March 3 - March 24:  Drawing and Sketching with Kelley Julien. Thursdays, 10 am - 1 pm.

$40.  register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com  Proof of Covid vaccine is required.

March 7:  Monthly Membership Meeting, Cribari Conference Room, 1:45 pm.  President Michael Sunzeri, Program Chair Marcy Boyles.  GUEST ARTIST IS SHONE CHACKO, our favorite Scrach Board Artist!  Art in the Park contracts available.

March 8:  Art Film.  Host Pam Lyons. Vineyard Center.  7 pm.   CANCELLED - We are looking for a new person to select DVDs and host Art Films or to present from our collection of famous artists and historic movements.  Does this job interest you?If so, please contact President Michael Sunzeri at twosunzeris@comcast.net

March 18:  Painting Exhibit in Cribari Conference Room, hanging at 11 am CANCELLED

March 26:  Silver Jewelry Making with Pat Accorinti.  Saturday, 12 noon - 4 pm.  Fee:  $150. Maximum:  6  Minimum:  4  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

March 28:  Advisory Board Meeting, 3 pm, Art Room

March 29 - May 3:  Spring All-Media Art Class with Jeff Bramschreiber.  Via Zoom.  Tuesdays, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.  $70.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com by March 22.



April

April 4:  Monthly Membership Meeting, Cribari Conference Room, 1:45 pm.  President Michael Sunzeri, Program Chair Marcy Boyles.  Guest Artist:   Linora Caseraz.  Wreaths made from jewelry

April 7 – April 28:  Beginning Drawing with Ciel Duke.  Mondays, 10 am – 12:30 pm.  $85 members, $95, non members. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

April 12:  Art Film.   Vineyard Center.  7 pm. CANCELLED

April 23:  Art in the Park, Gazebo Park, 10 am – 2 pm.

April 25:  Advisory Board Meeting, 3 pm, Art Room

May

May 2:  Monthly Membership Meeting, Cribari Conference Room, 1:45 pm.  President Michael Sunzeri, Program Chair Marcy Boyles.  Guest Artist:  David Mejia: caricatures.

May 2 – 23:  Beginning Watercolor with Ciel Duke.  Mondays, 10 am – 12:30 pm.  $85 members, $95, non members. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

May 10:  Art Film.  Host Pam Lyons. Vineyard Center.  7 pm.  CANCELLED

May 13:  Painting Exhibit in Cribari Conference Room, hanging at 11 am:  Doug Canepa Solo Show

May 23:  Advisory Board Meeting, 3 pm, Art Room

June

June 1 – June 29:  Watercolor Vignettes with Doug Canepa.  5 Wednesdays, 10 am – 12:30 pm. $60.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

June 4:  Sidewalk Art & Crafts Sale, 9 am – 12 noon, Cribari Plaza CANCELLED

June 6:  Monthly Membership Meeting, Foothill Center, 1:45 pm.  President Michael Sunzeri, Program Chair Marcy Boyles. GUEST ARTIST:  THONG LY,  portrait painter.

June 14:  Art Film. “The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo”   Host

Roz Zinns.  Patio Room 2:30 – 5:30 pm.



July

July 4:  Art Room and Ceramics Room Open House. CANCELLED

July 11 – August 1:  Oil and Acrylic Painting with Jane Hink, 10 am – 12:30 pm.  $75. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

July 13 – August 17:  Summer Art Course with Jeff Bramschrieiber.  Multi Media via Zoom. Wednesdays, 12 noon – 2 pm.  $70. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

July 16:  Oil Painting Workshop with Thong Le.  Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm.  $45. Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

July 20 – August 10:  Cereamics with Diane Finley.  Wednesdays, 1 pm. For information, go to www.villagesceramics.com

July 29:  Painting Exhibit in Cribari Conference Room, hanging at 11 am:  Dorothy Douquet Solo Show



August

August 6, Saturday:  Beginning Collage with Barbara Gottesman.  10 am – 12:30 pm.$45.  All collage materials furnished.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

August 11 – September 15:  Acrylic Painting with Dorothy Douquet. Thursdays, 10 am – 12:30 pm. $75 All materials furnished.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

August 17 – September 14:  Intermediate Watercolor with Doug Canepa.  Wednesdays, 10 am – 12:30 pm.  $60.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmail.com

August 20:  Home Studio Art Tour, 10 am – 3pm, Home studios of individual artists. Contracts Diane Finley

August 29:  Advisory Board Meeting, 3 pm, Art Room  Note date and time Change


September                              

September 1:  Advisory Board Meeting, 4:30 pm, Art Room.

September 12, Monday:  New Members Reception and Monthly Membership Meeting, 5:30, Art Room.  All members are invited to display a recent art work on the easels or tables.

September 19 - October 24:  Oil and Acrylic Painting with Jane Hink.  Mondays, 10 am - 12:30 pm.  $90. Register at barb.gottesmans@gmail.com by September 12. Proof of Covid vaccine required.

September 26:  Advisory Board Meeting, 3 pm, Art Room

September  28:  Art Film with  Roz Zinns:  Chihuly Short Cuts II.  Vineyard Center, 2:30 pm. Wednesday.





October

October 3:  Monthly Membership Meeting, Cribari Conference Room, 1:45 pm.  President Jan Alleman, Program Chair Marcy Boyles.

Guest Artist:  Stephanie Metz, needle felting sculptor.

October 8:  Card Making Workshop with Amanda Book.  Saturday, 10 am - 11:30 am.  Register at barb.gottesman@gmaisls.com

No fee.

October 19 - November 16:  Wednesday Critique Sessions in the Art Room. 10 am - 12 noon.  Free. Sunni Gibbons, Colleen Mirassou, Roz Zinns and Doug Canepa.

      October 21:  Juried Show Painting Exhibit in Cribari Conference Room, hanging at 11 am.

     Reception:  1:30 pm – 3 pm.  POSTPONED.

October 21:  Art Film with Roz Zinns hosting:  At Eternity's Gate (Van Gogh), Vineyard Center, 2:30 pm CANCELLED due to equipment failure.

October 24:  Advisory Board Meeting, 4:30 pm, Art Room





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