Meadville Tribune

Lifestyles

August 8, 2013

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MEADVILLE — EXHIBITS

MEADVILLE FINE ARTS: Current exhibits feature metal sculptures by Cambridge Springs artist David Strasfeld and digital paintings by T. Alan Kirk. Strasfeld is new to the area. His delicate copper/bronze tabletop and wall pieces include butterflies, dragon flies, bicycles and bubble wands. Kirk’s work utilizes unique digital techniques that make it difficult to differentiate his photography from real 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., Meadville. More information: Call 337-8600 or email info@meadvilleart.com.

KELLY RUN GALLERY: 264 S. Main St., Cambridge Springs, presents ‘Head in the Clouds’ paintings by Thomas Ferraro through Aug. 24. More information: Call 398-9331 or visit kellyrungalleryandframing.com.

CLASSES

DRAWING: Meadville Council on the Arts hosts the class for six weeks on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through Aug. 27. The class covers the basics of drawing, such as highlighting and shadows, contour and gesture drawing, etc. Students will draw a still life, do figure drawing from a model and try landscapes from photographs and real life. Cost is $60 for members and $65 for non-members. More information or to register: Call 336-5051.

STAINED GLASS: Dorothy Mitchell holds two stained glass classes at the Oil Valley Center for the Arts. The first class, ‘Creating a Stained Glass Lampshade,’ is on Saturdays, Aug. 10 and 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The fee is $125 plus materials. The second class, ‘Designing and Building a Stained Glass Window,’ is Aug. 19, 21, 26 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The fee is $150 plus materials. To register for either or both classes, send a check for the fees to: Gretchen McGinley/OVCA, Oil Valley Center for the Arts (1st Floor), 206 Seneca St., Oil City, Pa. 16301. More information: Call McGinley at (814) 518-5086.

JEWELRY MAKING: Alice Walkowski, a Franklin native and art teacher in the Oil City schools for 35 years, holds a jewelry making class on Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oil Valley Center for the Arts. The class is titled ‘Applique Ring Making,’ and the class fee is $50 with a materials fee estimated to be approximately $60. More information: Call Gretchen McGinley at (814) 518-5086.

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