October 13, 2014
“Test Drive For Paid Members” with Mike Grecian Art Supplies Workshop • Sponsor Reddi Arts Location: Commons Building • St. Marks
This workshop features the latest art materials and technology. Use a variety of paints, brushes, canvases, papers and pencils. Live demonstration and a free gift package valued at $40.00. Members Only – Space Limited.
RSVP by October 6, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org
November 10, 2014
Ellen Diamond “Create An Exciting Painting”
Not a day goes by that Ellen isn’t honing her skills either in her studio or in plein air. She shares her art expertise with those who study with her at the Cultural Center in Ponte Vedra and in workshops at the Cummer Museum along with many lectures that she offers on painting and the history of art. In the spring she will be conducting a Pleinaire workshop in Tuscany, Italy.
December 8, 2014
Holiday Celebration • Reservations Required Leatherbury Hall • 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Benefit First Coast No More Homeless Pets & More
January 12, 2015
Maarten van de Guchte, Ph.D. Speaking on Van Gogh
Maarten van de Guchte is a Dutch art historian and archaeologist with a long career in the museum world. Maarten has been a museum director for the last twenty five years. In 1999 be assumed the directorship of the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and most recently has been the executive director of the Beaches Museum and History Park in Jacksonville Beach.
February 9, 2015
Vaughn Cochran “Contemporary Art In The Fishing World”
Vaughn Cochran is an artists, fly fisherman and conservatonsist. :”I‘ve always been an artist, but haven’t always made my living at it. I‘ve always been a fisherman, but haven’t always been a fly fisherman. I‘ve always been a conservationist, except when I didn’t know any better.”
March 9, 2015
C. Ford Riley Wildlife Birds and Scene Painter
C.Ford Riley award winning and highly acclaimed painting, rich in detail and dramatic color reflect a deeply personal relationship with nature. One of the premier southern habitat painters of his generation, he is also and ardent sportsman and conservationist who rallies on behalf of Florida wildlife and habitat threatened by excessive development.
April 13, 2015
AnneliesDykgraaf “West African Markings & Symbols”
Annelies was born in Nigeria where she lived for 18 years. She has a BFA from Calvin College, studied in France through the Cleveland Institute and moved to Florida in 2001. Annelies was awarded an Art Ventures grant in 2008. She is a founding member of the Jacksonville Consortium of African American Artists and The Art Center Cooperative and serves on the Board of the Beaches Fine Arts Series. Annelies’ art is relief work, carving into blocks of wood depicting people and symbols of textile patterns and motifs of West African folk fables/myths.
May 11, 2015
Mary Atwood – Photographer “Blind Faith”
Mary Atwood’s work is included in corporate, public and private collections in both the United States and France. Mary was the recipient of the prestigious Art Ventures grant in 2011, has done commissioned work for MOCA and was invited by the Sister Cities organization of Nantes, France to exhibit her First Coast Reflections as part of the inaugural celebration for la Maison des Etates-Unis (the American House) summer 2013.