Connecting our Community Through the Arts

“Destination ARTS!” Gallery Events – Thursday, January 29 – Sunday, February 1

destination-arts-poster-small1“Destination ARTS!” activities continue in Waynesboro with special events and live music scheduled at Gallery 50, Gallery 20 East and 42 West ARTS Co-Op. The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro and The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will also have art and pottery for sale and art classes available.

WritersForumLogoThe First Wednesday Writers Group group is open to local writers and aspiring writers. Each meeting has an assignment, goal or theme and members are encouraged to write an present a short piece to the group. The goal is to form a supportive group of friends who will support each other and assist in honing their skills. The group meets on the “First Wednesday” of each month at 5:00 PM, in Gallery 20 East, 20 East Main Street, Waynesboro. If you would like more information, contact Jerry Kowalliis at gk6684@netscape.net.

Marjorie TresslerThe weekend of activities will get started in Gallery 50 on Thursday afternoon. That’s where Marjorie Tressler will be painting the figure in oil beginning at 1:00. The fine artist creates her work using the same techniques perfected by Flemish and Italian painters many centuries ago.

donna-bingamanOn the following day, Donna Bingaman takes a turn at the canvas. She is set to demonstrate how to paint people and pets using oil at 42 West ARTS Co-Op from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Friday. Bingaman says she was fascinated by faces as a child, which influenced her to begin painting pastel portraits of her family members and friends at the age of 16.

WineDone“Wine Down Friday” receptions, featuring wine and light refreshments, are scheduled from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gallery 50, Gallery 20 East, 42 West ARTS Co-Op and The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro.jonathan-ingels-2

Jon Ingels at Galley 50 – One of Waynesboro’s most popular performers will be the featured entertainment at Gallery 50 on Friday night. Jon Ingels’ blend of bluegrass, rock and blues music can be heard starting at 5:30 p.m. Jon has been part of several local groups such as The Boro Boogie Pickers for years and has developed quite a following. Friday is a great chance to heard Jon perform in a free and attractive venue.

Patric SchleeDrums300
Also at 5:30 on Friday, Patric Schlee will be playing the flute and drums as part of the reception inside of 42 West ARTS Co-Op.

 

 

Lori Linthicum250Lori Linthicum will be at 42 West ARTS Co-Op on Saturday, demonstrating how to use clay to create bird houses and plates. Inspired by the examples of nature that she finds in the backyard of her home in Maryland, Linthicum decorates with intricate details such as flowers, fruits and small animals. Visitors to the gallery can see this process in action between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00.

Ruth ShowalterSpecial Saturday Entertainment at Gallery 20 East. Ruth Showalter will be playing cello in Gallery 20 East,  2 – 4 pm, on Saturday, January 31.

Stop in to enjoy the music and view the exhibited works. One room has a very varied photographers exhibit while the other features pieces from various local artists in several different media.

These performances are supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

The Contemporary School of the Arts & GalleryLink to CSAGI Web Site
The work of artist David Gibney is now on display at The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery. His show, titled “The Crash of the Forgotten American Labor Force,” can be seen through the end of February.

The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Exhibits – Link to CSAGI Web Site

DavidGibneyPostCardFront300David Gibney‘s Exhibit – “The Crash of the Forgotten American Labor Force”
– January 16 through February 28, 2015
– PUBLIC RECEPTION – February 7, 2015 – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
– Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 10 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA

CSAGDavidRossFlyer250David Ross Character Drawing Artist Exhibit
– Entire month of March 2015

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The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Class Schedule

Art of Rubbings Waynesboro ages 8-11 flyerThe Art of Textures Classes – with artists David F. Heatwole.
Students will learn how to make rubbings from various man-made and natural textured objects. Students will also make their own “rubbing plate” that can be used repeatedly for similar works of art. All supplies and materials are provided. Just wear old clothes and plan to make ART! David Heatwole is an 11th generation artisan who works from his home in Martinsburg, WV. This class is free of charge thanks to our generous sponsors.
Class for youth aged 8-11 – Click here for flyer!
Class for youth aged 12-17 – Click here for flyer!
Classs for Adults aged 18 and over – Click here for flyer!
Limited number of spaces so register soon.   EMail Ronlytle3@netzero.net or call 717-387-5201.

CSAGStudentArtClassFlyerJan102015 250Student Art Classes

Classes for all students who are eager to learn how to paint. Learn with instructor Chris Shingler, using white and black Gesso, sponge brushes and paper towels. Create your own art masterpieces. Class size limited to 12 students. Register at 10 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA,  EMail Ronlytle3@netzero.net or call 717-387-5201.
Beginning Saturday, January 10, 17, 24, & 31  from 10 am to 2 pm
Cost $25, pre-register now.

IMG_20150109_0001.jpgElementary Students Valentine Art Classes with Instructor Doina Moulin.
January 24, 31, & February 7 from 11 am to 12 NoonClick here for flyer.
Fee $12 per class – limited space pre-register now!
Register at 10 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA,  EMail Ronlytle3@netzero.net or call 717-387-5201.

CSAGAdultArtClassFlyerJan102015-1 250Adult Art Classes

Classes for Adults wishing to develop their artistic skills and create their own masterpieces. Learn how to paint with Chris Shingler using white and black Gesso, sponge brushes and paper towels. Register now at 10 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA,  EMail Ronlytle3@netzero.net or call or call 717-387-5201.
Beginning Friday, January 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 10 am to 2 pm.
Cost $25, pre-register now.

IMG_20150109_0001.jpgAdult Students Valentine Art Classes with Instructor Doina Moulin.
January 24, 31, & February 7 from 2 pm to 3 pmClick here for flyer.
Fee $15 per class – limited space pre-register now!
Register at 10 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA,  EMail Ronlytle3@netzero.net or call 717-387-5201.

Check out what the newspapers have to say about The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery
Read the articles from Hagerstown’s Herald Mail and Waynesboro’s Record Herald reprinted here.

 “Destination ARTS!” currently features six galleries –

Gallery 50 (50 West Main Street)
Gallery 20 East (20 East Main Street)
42 West ARTS (42 West Main Street)
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street)
The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery (10 East Main Street)

Together, the galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, fiber arts, sculpture, photographs, furniture, prints and much more. They are open each week as follows:

Fridays from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

For more information, visit artsalliancegw.org.

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