Recently, we've had 6 of our own members talk about their backgrounds, their passions, their art and to demonstrate how they create their wonderful works of art.
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Here you see Paul Winters showing one of his artistic glass windows. This program gave a wonderful introduction to handling and cutting of glass, the types of glass, and the details that an artist must consider when designing and creating a piece. Paul brought lots and lots of examples.
Ann Geiger told us about her professional background in product design and how it led into the art that she loves. Here's just one example of her hand thrown pottery. She teaches pottery classes at the Dorchester Center for the Arts.
Bob Ritz, having a degree in set design, detailed some of the considerations necessary when creating a set. These include the director's requirements, the lighting engineer's needs, the various planning drawings, the scale models, and the actual set production.
Deborah Coffin Kennedy has been immersed in art since childhood. Deborah showed many of her scientific illustrations that have been used in professional publications. She has earned many awards for her paintings as well as her illustrations.
Terry White is a lady of many arts. One of her passions is folk music . So Terry brought her guitar and gave us a toe-tapping concert of some of her favorite songs. She is well known and has played and sung at many area events.
On August 27, Master Photographer Fran Saunders talked about her photography. She's active in several organizations and is a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography. Fran is fascinated by the creative enhancements that she can create with Photoshop and she showed some examples of what can be accomplished by coupling a quality photo with the skilled application of Photoshop's capabilities.
We anticipate having more shows and more places to exhibit in the coming months. Also, we will be taking more excursions to area and regional art venues. And we are devoting more time to seminars and workshops about artists, art, and art-related subjects.
On October 29, fiber artist and basketweaver Heidi Wetzel will talk about her art form in which she uses unique and indigenous materials to make items with styles that run from traditional to contemporary.
We are preparing an outdoor afternoon reception for a nearby art group...a little sip and chat on Sunday, September 14.
We will have 2 booths at Showcase, Sunday, September 28 on High Street in Cambridge. In one, we will show Wednesday Morning Artist work for sale. In the other, we are inviting the public to come in a make a hat something like these.......
We are mourning the passing of one of our most valuable members. Paul Hutton passed away on August 31, leaving his wife, Victoria, and family. We share your pain, offer our support, and express our sincere sorrow for the loss.