Art Workshops

Arts Alive invites you to discover the artist in you with our various art workshops for adults and students (11-18). Classes are filled on a first come basis and space is limited. All classes are held at the West Point YMCA unless otherwise noted.

If you discover you can no longer attend a workshop, we cannot offer a refund, but you may get a friend to take your place. Please retain a copy for your records.

The 2018-2019 season is supported in part by:

Events Sponsors - VA Commission for the Arts

*Cost of workshops offered by the VMFA program is supplemented by grants.

Workshops

Friday, November 2

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Babbitt Belcher, Healing Arts Practitioner and Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Sharing Energy Through Essential Oils and Relaxation

Come join us for a wonderful experience!  We will share fellowship and relaxation as we learn how to blend and apply essential oils to strengthen our essence.  What a wonderful synergy!

This workshop has been rescheduled to Friday, November 2.

Friday, November 2

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Babbitt Belcher, Healing Arts Practitioner and Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Sharing Energy Through Essential Oils and Relaxation

Come join us for a wonderful experience! We will share fellowship and relaxation as we learn how to blend and apply essential oils to strengthen our essence.  What a wonderful synergy!    This workshop has been rescheduled to Friday, November 2.

Tuesday, October 16

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Karen Eide, Artist

Location

West Point Library

Donation

$15

Encaustics/Mixed Media/VMFA*

Classic encaustic techniques are combined with image transfer, incising, surface embellishment, collaging and creating images with pastels, markers and inks.

Tuesday, October 16

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Karen Eide, Artist

Location

West Point Library

Donation

$15

Encaustics/Mixed Media/VMFA*

Classic encaustic techniques are combined with image transfer, incising, surface embellishment, collaging and creating images with pastels, markers and inks.

Friday, November 9

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Mary Swezey, Textile Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Creating a Painting on Silk/VMFA*

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, November 9

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Mary Swezey, Textile Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Creating a Painting on Silk/VMFA*

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, December 7

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Susan O’Rourke, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15 + materials $25 = $40

Advanced Jewelry

Beginning beading is a prerequisite. You will explore imaginative ways to use beads and pendants to make a necklace, earrings and/or bracelet. The second piece will be free-style piece in which participants will select beads from the instructor’s stash, and make something of their choosing.

Friday, December 7

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Susan O’Rourke, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15 + materials $25 = $40

Advanced Jewelry

Beginning beading is a prerequisite. You will explore imaginative ways to use beads and pendants to make a necklace, earrings and/or bracelet. The second piece will be free-style piece in which participants will select beads from the instructor’s stash, and make something of their choosing.

Friday, January 11

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Monti Sikes, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Cold Wax Painting

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, January 11

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Monti Sikes, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Cold Wax Painting

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, Feb 8

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Kathy Kuhn & Marsha Rehkamp, Weavers

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Woven Wall Hangings

Set up a simple reusable loom and create a wall hanging using basic tapestry techniques and a variety of fibers. Supply list will be sent.

Friday, Feb 8

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Kathy Kuhn & Marsha Rehkamp, Weavers

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Woven Wall Hangings

Set up a simple reusable loom and create a wall hanging using basic tapestry techniques and a variety of fibers. Supply list will be sent.

Friday, March 8

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Sue Kurfees, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Experience the Joy of Drawing

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, March 8

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Sue Kurfees, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

Experience the Joy of Drawing

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, April 12

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Gail Nichols, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15 + Materials fee $20 = $35

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, April 12

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Gail Nichols, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15 + Materials fee $20 = $35

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, May 10

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Leela Turek, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

The Art of Collage

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Friday, May 10

Time

10AM – 3PM

Instructor

Leela Turek, Artist

Location

Greater West Point YMCA

Donation

$15

The Art of Collage

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

Arts Alive, Inc.

 

P.O. Box 906
West Point, VA  23181
(804) 843-3475
artsaliveinc@yahoo.com
Hours:  M-F 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

 

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Arts Alive, Inc.

P.O. Box 906
West Point, VA  23181
(804) 843-3475
artsaliveinc@yahoo.com

Support Us When You Shop

You can help Arts Alive raise money to support the many valuable programs we provide in the community.

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