Buy Local Art. SMALL OBJECTS is our next exhibition featuring art work that's small in both stature and price (at or below $100.) Perfect gifts that support local art!Opening: 1st Friday, December 6th (6- 9pm) CHECK out our GALLERY WEBSITEComing VERY Soon!!! Push your digital shopping cart around the CVA website this month to buy local and support local by purchasing the work of CVA featured artists in our NEW Online Art Shop.
YOUTH PROGRAMS to keep little hands busy (& warm during the chilly months)
Artventure Days Join us on a teacher workdays and holiday breaks in November for special art workshops where children (grades PreK - 5th) draw, paint, sculpt and play the day away. These days run throughout school year when school is out. Register early to reserve your space. Read more in our current Youth Newsletter. UPCOMING: Tuesday, Nov. 5 & Wednesday, Nov. 27thThemes: Rock, Paper...Seasons
Art Parties (Indoors!) Enjoy an art party for your child's birthday, family fun day or just because in our festive and warm Art Party Studio. We host themed art parties from princesses to superheroes and everything in between! Pick one of our favorite themes or we can design one especially for you. You invite the guests and bring the treats to eat, we provide the instructor and art. Art Parties as low as $80.
FAMILY PROGRAMS cozy up with Mommy & Me art classes (or invite Dad!)
Muddy Buddies A pottery class that lets both you and your child enjoy a day to work together and just get messy! Team up to take throwing on the pottery wheel or build a clay construction that takes two hands to complete. Meets 4 Saturdays beginning this Saturday, October 5. Registration by Wednesday required. Don't miss out on this family program and REGISTER TODAY. For more info about all of our current youth, teen and family programs, Check out our Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 Youth & Family Newsletter.
Family Workshop: Mixed Media Match-Up Friday, November 22 (4 - 5:30pm) - Autumn Wreaths REGISTER TODAY
Community ART CLASSES for Adults
Photography INTRO TO THE CAMERA is a photography class for beginners to learn the basics of their camera and how to use it. This class will include a brief intro into photo color correction. Read more here. 6 Mondays (6 - 8pm)Nov 18 - Dec 23 REGISTER TODAY
EDP Photo Club:Tuesday, Nov. 12 (6 - 8pm) A hands-on experimental photo club taught by local photographer, Vada Dicey.
Pottery & Ceramics: 4 week sessions A condensed version of our standard pottery program intended for the beginner and intermediate student. From hand-building and wheel throwing to surface technique, try your hand a ceramics in this crash course in clay taught by Seagrove Potter, Jared Zehmer. Check out his website for inspiration. Weds. (10am - 12:30pm) or Thurs. (6:30 - 9pm) Begins Nov. 13th or 14th
The Textile Factory & the Jewelry Studio For the hands-art artisan (or artisan to be), join us for our fiber arts program or jewelry classes designed for all skill levels where each month focuses on a different theme. The Textile Factory:4 Wednesdays (6 - 8:30pm)Nov. 13 - Dec 11(no class 11/27)Knitting & Crocheting REGISTER TODAYJewelry Studio:4 Tuesdays (6 - 8:30pm)Nov. 12 - Dec 3Chains & PendantsREGISTER TODAY
Current Exhibition:ELICIT All Member Juried Exhibition October 18 - November 15, 2013 A special thank you to Lia Newman, Director/ Curator of the Davidson College Art Galleries, who served as this year's juror. Congratulations to the top three winners: First Place : Steven Cozart Second Place: James Williams Third Place: John Gall Upcoming Exhibition:SMALL OBJECTS December 6 - 22, 2013SMALL OBJECTS is an art exhibition featuring art work that's small in both stature and price. Small art objects can be made from any material but are restricted in size to 12in.x12in.x12in. and priced at or below $100.Please click here for more information: SMALL OBJECTS
Steven Cozart, Heated Discussion (First Place Winner)
Welcome to our newest CVA Members October 2013 Members: Brooke Aver, Marilynn Barr, Todd Belcher, The Boles Family, Lisa Bradshaw, Les Caison III, Patricia Cooke, Bill Cox, Steven Cozart, John Floyd, John D. Gall, Terry Gibson, Stan Gilliam, Elizabeth Lanier, Judy McGinn, Hannah Menndoza, Richard Miles, Diane Murray, The Roulhac Family, The Schorr Family, Helen Shaw, Austin Sheppard, Rachel Snipes, Harry Schwartz Turfle, Paul Vincent, Mahala Warwich, James Williams, & Darryl Wilson.