Meadville Tribune


October 10, 2013

Here are the area arts listings for the week beginning Oct. 10



AUTUMN CLASSES AT THE RED BARN: Zentagle classes with the artists from Stardust Studio is Oct. 19 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and Oct. 20 from 1 to 3. All materials are included. Each class, which is limited to six students, has a cost. Join A4E artist Becky Schellhaas for a decorative class on Christmas tree wall/door decoration. All materials are included. The class will meet on Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. Class size is limited to eight members and there’s a cost to participate. All classes will take place at the Red Barn Gallery & Studio, 12810 Foust Road, Conneaut Lake. More information: Email or call 795-6888.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY FOOD DRIVE: A4E is collecting non-perishable food items Oct. 11 through 13 at the Red Barn Gallery & Studio for donations to The Center for Family Services’ Make A Difference Day food drive. Red Barn organizers will deliver all donated items to the Vernon Township Wal-Mart on Oct. 18. Those interested may also donate items on Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Vernon Township Wal-Mart or Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Valesky’s market on Water Street in Meadville.

RED BARN GALLERY & STUDIO: Will be open throughout the month of October and, weather permitting, for selected additional times throughout the autumn season. Weekly demonstrations in the art of carousel carving, feather-painting, weaving and spinning and more. Located at the entrance to the Conneaut Lake Bark Park, Foust Road, Conneaut Lake, featuring the works of more than 24 local and regional artists, including the newest works by A4E participating artists. The Red Barn is open on Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information: Call 795-6888 or email

RALPH MILLER JEWELERS AND GALLERY: The next Gallery Tour Night is Dec. 6 in association with the annual Erie’s Downtown D’Lights Event. Now on exhibit it the ‘Colors Of The Seasons 3,’ featuring recent works by RMJ artists Carrie and Liza Magee, Sally Griffin, Janice and Daniel Niebauer; ‘Four Seasons’ ceramics by Greg Lee Carlson of Palm Springs, Calif.; new oil paintings by Diane Wentzel Pierce; sculptured eagles by Russ Banks; watercolors by Sally Griffin; and featured works by ‘Art4Everyone’ artists Carolyn Nowack, Terry Werneth, Jan Werneth, Victoria Norvaisa, Don Valentine and E. Lisa Bower. More information: Call (888) RMJ-DIAS or visit

ARTS ERIE: ArtsErie and Erie Downtown Arts & Culture Coalition hold the 2013 Fall for Arts & Culture Appreciation Awards on Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the H.O.Hirt Auditorium followed by a reception at the Erie Maritime Museum for outstanding service and dedication to arts and culture in the region.

MEADVILLE’S HISTORIC MARKET HOUSE: Coming soon, a selection of carousel animals from the members of the A4E carousel carving class, including works by Don Valentine, Ryan Hamilton and George Nowack. Also, view the newest autumn creations by A4E artists now on exhibit at the gallery located on the first floor of the historic Meadville Market House. Selections include works by more than 20 A4E participating artists, including the hand-spun weavings of Judy Hanninen, the crystal glass sculptures by Becky Schellhaas, and the most recent creations by Jan Werneth, Terry Werneth and Carolyn Nowack. Also included are works by the newest A4E artists.

GANNON UNIVERSITY: ‘Fazed Cookies,’ a weekly show on WERG 90.5 FM — Gannon University’s radio station. The show, hosted by Michael Bennett, airs Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon and features in-studio performances by local musicians, including A4E friend Frank Marzano, who also performs on Oct. 19 at Red Door Café in Meadville.

CAMPBELL POTTERY: Through Oct. 20, ‘David Seitzinger & Brain Pardini’ features a mixture of work by two artists from the Erie area who are both sculptors and friends. With very different styles and materials, their work is united by form, line, movement, mass, and often, a sense of playfulness. Free and open to the public. Campbell Pottery Store & Gallery, 25579 Plank Road, Cambridge Springs, is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information: Call 734-8800 or visit

For more Information on all events, contact George P. Nowack at, 795-6888 or Tune in to COOL 101.7 FM on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. for complete updates.

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