Thursday, September 27, 2012

Pastel Portrait Demo by Judy Carducci

On October 1, Judy Carducci will treat us to a pastel portrait painting demo. The program starts 7:30 p.m. at Barlow Community Center on Oviatt St., south of Streetsboro St.

Programs are free and open to the public. Come join us and bring a friend!

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Monday, September 24, 2012

National Collage Society Exhibit at Kent State University

The first exhibit featuring NCS signature members is in the Kent State University School of Art's Michener Gallery. Author James A. Michener donated the proceeds from his book about Kent State University events surrounding May 4, 1970 for the Art Building to start a collection. The Michener Gallery is where the School of Art Collection is displayed. NCS Signature members have donated 45 collages to a new teaching collection. Fifteen of these pieces are on display in the Michener Gallery until October 19, 2012. This gallery is located on the 2nd floor of the KSU Library on Summit Street, Kent, Ohio.

The artists featured in this current show are: Alexander Aitken, Lynda Andrus, Gretchen Bierbaum, Carol Brody, Lisa Collado, Jean Deemer, Grace Fishenfeld, Steven Goff, Carol Hilgemann, Janet Lewis, Susan Muir, Carol Staub, Jonathan Talbot, Will Ursprung and Pierre Jean Varet.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Watercolor Workshop with Cathy Welner and Bob Moyer

Cathy Welner and Bob Moyer are co-presenting a fall watercolor workshop to be held in Zoar, Ohio on Oct 11-13, 2012. The cost for the 3-day workshop is $150. For additional information please call Cathy at 330 659 0810 or Bob at 440 356 0592.

Friday, September 07, 2012

Fall 2012 Program Schedule

Our upcoming programs for this fall are really a treat. All of these folks are outstanding artists and demonstrators; each program will be truly something not to miss.

Sept 17:  Jack Liberman, oil painting demo

Oct 1:  Judy Carducci, pastel portrait

Oct 15:  Barb Zimmerman, acrylic painting on collage background

Nov 19:  Linda Hutchinson, figure drawing as finished art

Dec 3:  HSA holiday dinner (begins at 7:00 p.m.)

Hudson Society of Artists programs are free and open to the public. They are held on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m.and last till about 9:30.

They are held at the Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St., Hudson, OH, 44236. Get a map and directions.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Art on the Green, 2012, Award Winners

Art on the Green 2012 was a huge success - beautiful weather with plenty of sun and no rain, an endless number of attendees, and artists who just keep getting better and better.

This year's juror was Bob Moyer, a freelance commercial illustrator and watercolor teacher. An award-winning artist himself, he took on the task of choosing this year's award winners.

This year's awards go to:

Best of Show: Barbara Zimmerman (watercolor)

First Place: Mike Guyot (watercolor)

2nd Place: Daniel Powers (photography)

3rd Place: Michael Winston (pencil)

Eight artists were awarded honorable mention:

Kevin White (computer art)
Faith Wickey (glass)
Marily Fredenberg (fiber)
Bernie D'Ettore (watercolor)
Joel Rogers (acrylic)
Barney Cole (watercolor)
Jack Valentine (sculpture)
Don Marksz (jewelry)

Congratulations to all the winners! Thank you for making this show the best yet.