PT Artscape is pleased to announce the 2013 “Art Affair” fundraiser for the Arts in Education Program in the Port Townsend School District. These workshops are being planned as a hands-on arts experience this year. It is being coordinated by local teaching artists Susan Doyle, Jesse Joshua Watson, Wanda LeClerc and Margie McDonald, with the assistance of artist Max Grover. The workshops are inspired by the Jefferson Museum of Art and History’s current “Scapes” exhibit which features landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes. The workshops coincide with Art Wave–Student Art on display in Port Townsend stores through May.
CENTRUM has donated three beautiful art prints from their collection which will be silent auction items at the Escape into Art Workshops.
Silk Batik with teaching artist Wanda LeClerc, 10am – 12pm.
Silk painting 101: you will learn the basics of silk painting using clear gutta resist and silk dyes on a stretched silk, 8″ hoop. The results are beautiful.
Calderesque Wire Sculpting and Collage
taught by teaching artist and sculptor Margie McDonald in collaboration with artist Max Grover, 1pm – 3pm.
All Classes meet at The Jefferson Museum of Art and History, 540 Water Street to view the current exhibit “Scapes” prior to class.
Two hour workshops: suggested fee $40 until 4/26; after that $45;
Register early for classes as space is limited. Click here to register
PT Artscape’s mission is to provide creative experiences to young people in our public schools. They are collaborating with several organizations to reach this goal and provide many arts opportunities to our Port Townsend students, such as, teaching artists who work collaboratively with classroom teachers to delivers arts integrated projects throughout the disciplines.
The “Escape into Art” fundraiser is sponsored by PT Artscape in partnership with the Port Townsend Main Street Program, Washington State Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, The Jefferson Museum of Art and History, Centrum, Port Townsend Arts Commission, participating businesses, and generous Arts Education supporters.
Thank you for supporting arts in the Port Townsend Public Schools.
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