Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA with art exhibits, special events, and live music scheduled at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Through the Lens & Beyond, and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro. All performances and events are free unless otherwise indicated.
Thursday, February 18
Gallery 50’s Curator/Director Marjorie Tressler will be back again presenting her weekly oil painting demonstrations from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm featuring a large landscape. Tressler teaches art locally and has conducted classes at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, where her portraits were featured in a solo show in 1993. She is a former student of the Schuler School of Fine arts and has studied with several nationally known and prominent local artists over the last 35 years.
Friday, February 19
Wine Down Friday activities and receptions are planned at Gallery 50 (50 W. Main St.), 42 West ARTS Co-Op (42 W. Main St.),Through the Lens & Beyond (38 W. Main St.), and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 S. Church St.) between 5:00 and 8:00 pm.
The popular Irish music of Across the Pond will be featured in Gallery 50 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. “The most booked Celtic band in Central PA” features Michael Morrison (guitar, mandolin, flue and vocals), Chuck Krepley (fiddle, banjo, vocals), and Dan Diviney (whistles, bodhran, vocals). All members of the trio are passionate about their traditional roots but say their music is also delivered with a modern edge, with a repertoire ranging from hauntingly slow aires to high energy jig and reels, love ballads, and contemporary songs.
Also in Gallery 50, David Buckley Good will be on hand to talk about his paintings, which are currently being featured in the gallery. David is a master landscape artist who has shown his work in many major cities. At the invitation of Les Amis de la Grande Vigne, David lived and worked in in the medieval city of Dinan, France during the month of Oct 2001. While in Dinan, he was their artist in residence and consequently was featured in American Artist magazine. He is a teacher at the Schuler School of Fine Arts in Baltimore, MD and studied at the Arts Student League in New York City.
Patric Schlee will be creating original improvisational music on flute and drums at 42 West ARTS Co-Op. The public is invited to join in.
Saturday, February 20
Art Demonstration Saturday!
Galleries open 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Laura Lewis Shindle will demonstrating oil painting at 42 West Arts Co-op from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Born and raised in Hagerstown, MD, Laura Shindle studied art at the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, FL.. Her work consists of watercolors, oils, pen and ink, printmaking and more. Her studio is in the Greencastle area where she teaches and does commission work.
Sunday, February 21
Galleries open 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Singer-songwriter Brian Forberger will be performing at Gallery 50 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Known primarily as a highly respected drummer for many area groups, Brian is also an accomplished songwriter. He will be presenting original songs as well as covers in this special Sunday afternoon appearance at Destination ARTS!
Gallery 50 is presenting three new shows celebrating the Winter season. The west window gallery theme is “Winter White” featuring Gallery 50’s “Muse” “Samantha the Snow Princess”, and beautiful winter scenes created by Virginia Hair , Liz Hurley and Donna Mitchell.. The east window gallery is presenting “It’s a Wonderful Still Life” with art by Brad Clever, Marjorie Tressler, and David Buckley Good. The main gallery is showcasing “Fin, Feathers and Fur”, featuring artist Carol Wilks and Beth De’ Louiselle.
42 West ARTS Co-op is presenting a winter show called “Let it Snow”. Featured artists are Andy Smetzer (photographer), Donna Bingaman (oil painting), Lorie Linthicum (creative pottery), Tom McFarland (painting), Denny Bingaman (photography), Rod and Karri Benedict (pottery), Ed Beard (wood burning), Hollis Mentzer (nature printing), Laura Shindle (painting), Bob North (tinsmithing), Jennifer Caldwell (silver jewelry), and Debra Woods (dolls and folk art).
Through the Lens & Beyond features fine art photography, illustrations, oil and watercolor paintings, and 2-dimensional art. Custom framing, classes, and seminars plus a “Day Rental” photography studio will also be offered.
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro brings together area potters of all skill levels and ages offering classes, workshops, and pottery sales. Guild members have 24/7 access to the wheels and kiln. For information about classes and special programs visit their website at www.ceramics-nccs.org
Musical performances at Destination ARTS! 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.
Destination ARTS! currently includes:
Gallery 50 (50 West Main Street)
42 West ARTS (42 West Main Street
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street)
Through the Lens & Beyond (38 West Main Street).
The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more. Most art is available for sale and there is no charge for admission to the galleries.
This weekend, they will be open
Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m (Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-op only)
Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.