Counter installed on Thursday, September 3, 2020
at 3 pm.
ART ROOM SCHEDULE:
Mondays: Open Studio 10 am
Tuesdays: Poetry in Art 10:30
Wednesdays: Watercolor at 10 am
Thursdays: Collage at 10 am
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.
Interim President Michael Sunzeri
Interim Vice President and Membership Chair Barbara Gottesman
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 Webmaster: Barbara Gottesman
Ceramics: Diane Finley
Historian: Karin Bogliolo
Exhibits and Programs: Michael Sunzeri
We welcome volunteers to join the Advisory Board. Consult with President Michael Sunzeri at email@example.com
COMMITTEE CHAIRS and EVENT DIRECTORS
Home Studio Art Tour: Saturday, August 19: Diane Finley.
New Members Reception: Monday, September 11: Colleen Mirassou, Stephanie Torres
MAKES IT ALL HAPPEN
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. Monday and Friday mornings, beginning at 10 am with Jane Hink, who will offter gentle critiques if asked. Pat Andrade, host of Monday and Tuesday afternoon OPEN STUDIO, will teach you, one-on-one, to master techniques in oils and acrylics, during "All Villagers Welcome OPEN STUDIO, 2 - 5 pm.
September 25: Advisory Board meeting, 5 pm in the Art Room.
October 5 - 26: "Abstract Art with Collage" with Wendy Fitzgerald. Thursdays, 10 am - 12 noon. $35. All materials furnished. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 10: Free Art Film "Raul Dufy" with host Roz Zinns. Tuesday, 2:30 pm, Cribari Conference Room.
October 13: "Making Greeting Cards" with Mandy Book. Friday, 1 - 3:30 pm in the Art Room. $10. Register at email@example.com
October 20: "In Take for Annual Members Juried Show," 1 pm in the Art Room. Juror Julie Cline. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 23: Reception for Annual Members Juried Show Artists in Cribari Conference Room, 1:30 - 3:30 pm. All Villagers and their guests are welcome!
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
.East Valley Artists Annual Show and Sale, Saturday September 23 (10 am - 5 pm) and Sunday September 24 (11 am - 4 pm), 5301 McKee Road (Foothill Presbyterian Church)
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.