Meadville Tribune

October 31, 2013

Here are your area arts listings for the week beginning Oct. 31


The Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — EXHIBITS

MEADVILLE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS: The latest art show, the 39th annual October Evenings Juried Exhibit, highlights more than 45 works of art by local artists in the Heeschen Gallery (second floor of the Market House). The event showcases photography, ceramics, paintings, assemblages, sculptures and more. The exhibit continues until Nov. 2 with gallery hours on Friday from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information: Call MCA at 336-5051 or email at artscouncil@zoominternet.net.

MICHAEL STEK EXHIBITION: The Pew Fine Arts Gallery and Grove City College hold the Michael Stek art exhibition through Nov. 16 in the Pew Fine Arts Center on campus. Stek’s fascination with archeology, anthropology and art is apparent in his organic shapes and earthy tones. Both functional and non-functional ceramic forms come together to create this outstanding exhibition. Regular gallery hours are Tuesdays through Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SANDY’S ART WORKS GALLERY: Although owls are far more heard than seen, wildlife painter Don O’Day gives the viewer a detailed picture of local owls with paintings and prints on exhibit from Oct. 31 to Nov. 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays at Sandy’s Art Works, 215 Chestnut St., Meadville.

GRAFFITI GALLERY: Presenting Pittsburgh-based artists Hannah Bailey and Christine Novelli at the annual photography exhibition that opens runs through Nov. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 210 Seneca St., Oil City. Exhibition hours are Friday and Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Bailey and Novelli’s two-person exhibit challenges the perception of reality through photography. Space, time and human connection to nature is questioned. Both artists have exhibited nationally and are fine art graduates of Edinboro University. In addition to prints, this show will include mixed-media and 3-D photography related pieces, including artists Gail Beck, Robin Bowman, Greg Knox, Carol McDonald, Sue Padalino, Piper Schofield, Eleanor ter Horst, Sonya Weaver and Paul Wittreich.

MEADVILLE FINE ARTS: Paintings by Lois Wiley of Waterford will be on exhibit through Nov. 30. Wiley has been active for many years in the art community throughout northwest Pennsylvania. Her exhibit will include landscapes as well as still life oil paintings. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Meadville Fine Arts, 242 Chestnut St. More information: Call 337-8600 or email info@meadvilleart.com.

KELLY RUN GALLERY: 264 S. Main St., Cambridge Springs, announces its new exhibit: Presque Isle Artists Association Annual Exhibit through Nov. 2. The featured artist is Ruth Swaney. Hours are Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. More information: Call 398-9331 or visit kellyrungalleryandframing.com.

‘JAPAN TODAY’: The November art exhibit in the Ashtabula Arts Center’s gallery features ‘Japan Today’ on display Nov. 5 to 26. An art opening reception is Nov. 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come in and view the exhibit. Light refreshments will be served. Admission to both the exhibit and the reception are free. The Arts Center is located at 2928 W. 13th St. More information: Call Meeghan Humphrey at (440) 964-3396.



CLASSES

MEADVILLE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS: Offering numerous workshops at the Meadville Market House — a kids’ clay class, ‘Just Contain It!’ taught by Vickie Clark on Nov. 13 and 20 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; ‘Zentangles for Kids’ taught by Mike Saletra on Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register: Call 336-5051 or email artscouncil@zoominternet.net.

MOSAIC CLASS AT MCA: This class is on Thursdays through Oct. 31 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Meadville Council on the Arts. The basic technique of mosaics will be taught and participants will do several projects. The teacher is Nancy Apple. To register: Call MCA at 336-5051.

WATERCOLOR AT MCA: These classes run six weeks Nov. 12 to Dec. 17 at Meadville Council on the Arts. Beginners and advanced classes are 6 to 8:30 p.m. for Nov. 12 to Dec. 17. More information: Contact teacher Nancy Apple at 763-4406 or pnapple76@yahoo.com. To register: Call MCA at 336-5051.

ZENTANGLES AND BEYOND AT MCA: Turn your doodles into works of art while experiencing the boundaries of Zentangles on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Meadville Council on the Arts. More information: Call teacher Mike Saletra at 382-3407. To register: Call MCA at 336-5051.

LANDSCAPE, SEASCAPE PAINTING AT MCA: This painting class is on Nov. 4 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Meadville Council on the Arts. Participants may use either oil or acrylic paint. Teachers will be Nancy Apple and Mike Saletra. To register: call MCA at 336-5051.

FICTION WRITING IN THE NEW CENTURY AT MCA: On Nov. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Meadville Council on the Arts, second floor of the Market House, taught by published authors Babs Mountjoy and Kathy Otten. To register: Call MCA at 336-5051.



ARTS FOR EVERYONE: WEEKLY EVENT UPDATE



CHRISTMAS TREE WALL/DOOR DECORATION CLASS: Join A4E artist Becky Schellhaas for a decorative class on Christmas tree wall/door decoration. Those who enjoyed the autumn wreath-making class may be interested in this class. 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. A portion of the proceeds from this class will go to support the efforts of the Conneaut Lake Bark Park. More information: Email gnowack@windstream.net or call 795-6888.

CAROUSEL CARVING DEMONSTRATIONS: Join carousel artist George Nowack for a series of demonstrations in the art of carving carousel animals. All demonstrations will take place at the historic Meadville Market House throughout the coming season. Admission is free. For a schedule of appearances: Email gnowack@windstream.net.

MEADVILLE’S HISTORIC MARKET HOUSE: View the newest autumn creations by A4E artists now on exhibit at the gallery located on the first floor of the Meadville Market House, 910 Market St. Selections include works by more than 20 A4E participating artists, including hand-spun weavings of Judy Hanninen, 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 artist, Don O’Day, and hand-carved carousel animals by G. Nowack. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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 is 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 ralphmillerjewelers.com.

CAMPBELL POTTERY: Watch the magic of molten glass during flame worked glass ornament demonstrations as master craftsman Jim Byrnes works with glass rods and torch to create art glass Christmas ornaments on Nov. 2 and 3 from noon to 4 p.m. each day in the Stonewall Gallery at the Campbell Pottery Store & Gallery, 25579 Plank Road, Cambridge Springs. Store open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information: Call (814) 734-8800 or visit campbellpotterystore.com.

GLASS GROWERS GALLERY: The gallery’s ‘Ladies Night Out Party’ is Nov. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. for hors d’ouvres, pear martinis, party favors and surprises. RSVP by Nov. 4 by calling 453-3758.



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