Special for ArtWeek, the Council on Aging is offering a special collage workshop where participants will learn the technique of working with beautiful, textured papers. This collage workshop, taught by a local resident, complements the senior art exhibit that will kick off with an opening reception on Friday, April 27th from 2p.m. – 4p.m. The exhibit will remain up for one month.
Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library as we celebrate ArtWeek with two special events! At 3 p.m, New Bedford artist Catherine Carter (https://www.catherinecarterpainting.com ) will lead a cartooning workshop for kids 10+ years and up. Also, in celebration of May Day and ArtWeek, throughout the day we invite patrons to contribute to our first community art project that will combine various artworks while creating an annual ceramic tile for the Elizabeth Taber Library. To register for the cartooning workshop, and for more information about the community art project, please contact the library at 508-748-1252.
Stop by and Meet the Makers in the Drawing Room to take part in a visual adventure where artists will be demonstrating various methods of art making. Robert Abele, a New England landscape painter, will be available to discuss his plein air works—done in the tradition of Corot and Monet. Robert responds to the changing effects of light and atmosphere. Enjoy a discussion and painting demonstration as Sally McCarthy illustrates her process for creating a memory in paint. A unique opportunity to learn how Sally infuses her paintings with color and personalized content.
Students interested in pursuing a degree in architecture will have the opportunity to speak with Anthi Frangiadis a skilled architect. Anthi is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). These featured artists will pass on the valuable knowledge and experience they have gained through years of working in their field. Refreshments will be provided.