Connecting our Community Through the Arts

“Destination ARTS!” Gallery Events – Thursday, February 5 – Sunday, February 8

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. Marjorie Tressler will again be painting the figure in oil at Gallery 50 on Thursday afternoon. She can be seen using techniques created by early 20th century painter, Jacques Maroger, starting at 1:00 PM.

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.

Patrick McNameeAndrewSussmanTwo men who have spent several years teaching music to students across Franklin County will come together for a special performance on Friday night. Pat McNamee (clarinet and saxophone) retired from his position as the band director at the Waynesboro Area Senior High School in 2013, and Andrew Sussman (keyboard) was the executive director of the Cumberland Valley School of Music for 18 years. Beginning at 5:30, the duo will combine to create an evening’s worth of entertainment as part of the reception scheduled inside of Gallery 50.

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.

 

 

Laura Shindle Holding Oil LandscapeDemonstrations at 42 West ARTS Co-Op – Saturday 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
Donna BingamanLaura Shindle
is set to paint the landscape in oil between the hours of 1:00 and 3:00. Born and raised in Hagerstown, Shindle studied at the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Fla. along with a number of renowned artists. In addition to working with oil paints, she also specializes in watercolors, pen and ink and printmaking.

During the same two-hour time period at 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Donna Bingaman will demonstrate how to paint portraits of family members and pets.

csagi Black History Month Flier Feb 2015300The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will honor Black History Month during the month of February. The commemoration will begin with a presentation starting at 4:00 on Saturday afternoon. That’s when Art Page will explain “How Jazz Played a Part in the Struggle for Freedom in the 1920s.”

Jerry Kowallis 2The weekend of activities comes to a close on Sunday when another couple of educators join each other for a performance in Gallery 20 East. Jerry Kowallis spent decades working as the choir director at WASHS, and Brenda Slick currently teaches at the elementary school level in the Waynesboro Area School District. From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., the two will team up to sing a variety of love songs in anticipation of Valentine’s Day.

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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