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GEORGIA ARTIST GUILD (Albany, Ga.)
Janet Rogers Watercolor Workshop
5 day "Watercolor Impressions-
Flowers, Faces & Figures"
May 14 - 18, 2018
Workshop fee 300.00
Fealing Lin Watercolor Workshop
5 day Workshop
Date to be announced
Workshop fee 300.00
For more information contact:
Carole Hall Gum
Georgia Artists' Guild--Education/Workshop Coordinator
ACRYLIC ART CLASS AT THE CENTRAL ACTIVITIES CENTER IN PHENIX CITY
Tom Corley continues to teach at the activities center, but due to circumstances finds himself
stretched thin and not getting things done as he is accustomed.
His new assistant, Janice Crain will teach some futureclasses, and will be the first 3 Tuesdays of the
The center is located at 1500 14th street in Phenix City (old Central High School) and is open to all
Seniors over the age of 50, for a $10 annual membership fee.
Cost is $40 per month and all supplies but brushes are provided. Contact: Tom Corley @
334-298-7480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Class size is limited so please sign up early, or notify Tom Corley (334-298-7480) to
reserve your spot. Beginners are welcome.
|BEAM FROM WORLD
Check out our updated class schedule at www.columbusga.org/parks.
classes for all age groups posted . Come by Britt David and sign up or
over the phone with a credit card.
Come and find one-of-a-kind pottery and glass art from over 30 local
artists. Mondays 9am till 8:30pm. Tuesdays 9am till 10pm, Wednesdays
10am till 5pm, Thursdays 9am till 10pm.
Britt David Studio
Recreation Services Division | Cultural Arts
Parks and Recreation Department
2700 W. Britt David Road
Columbus, GA 31909 | 706-653-4196
|ATTENTION 3-D ARTISTS: For those of you
who need tables or shelves to display your
work at shows or other events, Donnie
Crocker has some wood pedestals he is
willing to loan out at no charge. there are
about 4, and can be stored inside each
other for transport, etc. Call Donnie at 706-
566-2087 if you’re interested in borrowing
1200 Broadway Pocket Park
Save the Date:
Marietta Art in the Park, September 1-3, 2018,
Marietta StreetFest, September 15 & 16, 2018,
Owl-O-Ween, 3rd or 4th weekend in October-TBD,
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|MURAL AT 2nd AVE
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Long time Phenix City / Columbus artist Milton Lenoir has died. A nationally known
artist, Milton taught many classes over years, and has perhaps hundreds of students
scattered around the country. Milton always said that his painting "Misty Harbor" was
his main means of support, as he licensed that painting to an agency years ago. He
frequently donated paintings to Arts on the River for gifts to non-profit agencies, and was
instrumental in keeping Arts on the River going when it's original sponsor suddenly
cancelled in 2006. He participated in that show and in Arts in the Park many times.
Milton had suffered with heart disease for several years and was forced to curtail his
activities in the art world, although he continued to paint at home until recent months. He
left an indelible mark on the area art community and all who knew him.
|"SONG OF THE
There has been a safety recall of Kidde fire extinguishers. If you call, have serial numbers
and model numbers ready. They take your name/address and numbers on your units and
ship out replacements with instructions of what to do with the old ones.
There are also extinguishers for marine craft as well as RV's. Please check yours!
Many people in the area seem to have these extinguishers, and though the exact problem
is not known, there is a form on the web site.
BARBARA SMENNER'S paintings
are at the new www
Leighandpaigefineart gallery. Open
now but the grand opening will be
March 15th. Hrs now 10-6.
Tuesday-Saturday. 1309 Wildwood
Ave. Columbus. Go by and see.
THE JEKYLL ISLAND AARTS ASSOCIATION: The Juried Art
competition is open to all members of the Jekyll Island Arts Association.
Entries in all categories ~ Painting, Pottery, Weaving, Jewelry ... and
others, are available now by going on-line to the Festival Page. You can
enter any time from now to Intake Registration Day Monday 3/5/18
PEA RIDGE ARTS FEST April 28, 2018
Just 40 minutes from Columbus, Georgia, the festival is located 5 miles from the internationally acclaimed visionary art
environment, PASAQUAN, owned and managed by Columbus State University. PASAQUAN recently underwent a multi-
million dollar restoration by the Wisconsin based Kohler Foundation and has been featured in articles in major
newspapers and journals, such as the Wall Street Journal, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and in other media outlets,
such as National Public Radio and CNN (which called it one of “16 Intriguing Places to See and Do in 2016”). One shuttle
bus will be provided from the “On the Square” festival site at 11:00am and 1:00pm for guided tours at 11:15am and 1:
15pm. PASAQUAN will also be open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm for self-guided tours.
Parking spaces are available at PASAQUAN.
All information can be found online at the Event Website www.buenavistaga.org. For all other
information, you may call The Marion County Chamber of Commerce at 229-649-2842 or email
GEORGIA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
Please help GCA spread the word to visual artists in South Georgia that we are seeking submission for “The Art
of Georgia III: Celebrating Home.” This iteration of the exhibit is the culmination of a five year program that
celebrated original works of art created by Georgia artists. The exhibit seeks to capture the uniqueness of
communities throughout Georgia as seen, explored, and depicted through the artist’s eye. Two-dimensional
visual art, in a variety of media, exploring this theme will be considered. The exhibit will hang in the executive
offices of the State Capitol for a six month period of time from( June 2018-end of October 2018). The deadline
for submissions is March 20th, 2018.
Work is being sought from artists in the following counties: Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Calhoun
Chattahoochee, Clay, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly Dougherty, Early, Grady, Irwin, Lee, Lowndes,
Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Muscogee, Pulaski, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter,
Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Webster, Wilcox, Worth, Houston, Peach, Bleckley, Dodge, Appling, Atkinson,
Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Effingham,
Emanuel, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Jenkins, Johnson , Lanier, Laurens, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery,
Pierce, Screven, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler, Wilkinson, Twiggs, Bibb, Crawford,
Talbot, Taylor and Harris
Submission guidelines are attached and can also be accessed using this link: http://gaarts.org/images/PDFs/Art-
IAN STEWART WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
The dates are correct May 2 - 4. The location is The Bottling Plant in Opelika. It’s the old Coca ~ cola bottling building on
N. Railroad Ave. Hours are 9am - 4pm and the cost is $375. A deposit of $75 is needed for saving your spot and would
leave $300 due at the beginning of the workshop. Title of the workshop is painting water, land, and city. We’ll focus on
design, painting loose, and how to edit a scene for maximum impact.
My materials and course description are on my website http://www.stewartwatercolors.com on the fine art side under
workshop materials and description.
Jill Chancey Philips has died after a year and a half long battle with cancer.
Jill's watercolors can be seen in many places and homes in Columbus. She
also had a line of household and clothing items bearing her art work.
|AND YET AGAIN.........
There have been 2 more deaths in the Art Community: June Stewart of
Phenix City and Nell Spettel of Columbus. Both were very active in the
arts for a very long time, with June working mostly in acrylics, and Nell
in watercolor. Both will be missed.