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Come Join Us!
Art in the Park, May 16th and 17th
Ritter Park, Huntington, WV

Saturday, May 16, from 10 AM to 5 PM and  Sunday, May 17, from  Noon to 5 PM.

AIP Coordinator

Left: Patty Delchiccolo

Final Friday Art Crawl
Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Dates: March 27, April 24, May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28, September 25, October 30

Participation Forms will be available at the general meeting sign-in table through October.

Suzanne Brady, Coordinator

Artists, please include 2-3 Photos as examples  

The Best of West Virginia
Open Juried Exhibition 2015

Entries must be received by:

April 28, 2015

Decision letters will sent by:
May 13,2013,2015

Delivery of Accepted Work:

June 8-12, 2015

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony:

June 21, 20153:00-4:30p.m.
Exhibition Dates:
June 21-August 9, 2015

Refer questions to:

Molly Baker Halstead, Gallery Manager, 1.88-TAMARACK,ext. 157

Watercolor class at Hobby Lobby 10:00-12:00 Tues morning. 
Beginner, intermediate welcome. 
Contact Janice LeBrun   606-329-0048

Watercolor class Thurs. evening 5:30-7:30.  Beginner, intermediate welcome. 
Contact Janice LeBrun  606-329-0048

Patti Del Checcolo, Studio Classes

Saturday oil classes for kids. Ages six up. 10 am - 1 pm. $25 or 5 for $100 - South Point studio
Tuesday oils for Adults and home schooled kids . Noon to 3pm. $25 or 5 for $100  - South Point studio
Friday oils for adults five to 8 pm. $25 or 5 for $100 - South Point studio
Monday acrylic classes - $30 all materials provided. 2 pm to 4 pm at  Trinity  church on corner of 6th & 11th street in Huntington   

No experience needed for any class. Class size limited, call to save your space.
Patti Del Checcolo

Huntington Museum of Art Classes

To register for a class, contact Brad Boston at (304) 529-2701, Ext. 311.
You can also register online or get the Registration Form in either .pdf or Word (.doc) format at the Huntington Museum's website.

Each camp runs Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Camp enrollment must be completed 1 week prior to camp beginning.
The museum will not offer pre- or post-camp hours.
Campers need to bring their own lunches, drinks, and snacks.
NO refunds for cancellations

Pre-registration is required for all camps and classes.

Hand Building and Wheel Throwing for Adults

Date: Mondays, 02/16/2015 - 04/20/2015
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Sessions: 10
Instructor: Kathleen Kneafsey
Location: Studio 4
Member Rate: $180.00
Non-Member Rate: $205.00

All participants will have the chance to explore a wide variety of methods used to create both functional as well as sculptural ceramic pieces. All levels are welcome. Students will learn new techniques and improve skills through the use of the potter’s wheel, extruder, slab roller and various hand building methods. Surface decoration and glazing techniques will also be explored with the use of colored slips and glazes. Students will complete their work by experiencing various firing methods, utilizing the electric kilns as well as the gas soda kiln. First 25 lbs of clay is included in class price. Additional clay is $10/25 lbs.


Open Studio

Date: Wednesdays, 02/18/2015 - 04/22/2015
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Sessions: 10
Instructor: Kathleen Kneafsey
Location: Studios 4 & 5
Member Rate: $15.00
Non-Member Rate: $15.00

Open Studio welcomes artists to work on their own, utilizing the museum’s facilities, equipment and open studio space. If you are interested in pottery, then Studio 4 is the place for you with potter’s wheels, a slab roller, an extruder, glazing materials and more. If you are interested in printmaking, then you will want to be in Studio 5 with the printing press. And if you want to just make art in the company of fellow artists, then come along, join in and share the space. $15 per evening

Figure Drawing

Date: Tuesdays, 03/03/2015 - 04/07/2015
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sessions: 6
Instructor: Katherine Cox
Location: Studio 1
Member Rate: $180.00
Non-Member Rate: $205.00

Drawing the figure from life is a fundamental activity and practice for artists.  Figure drawing gives artists experience in close observation and offers practice in gesture studies, proportion, anatomy and expression.  This class will include both short gesture and longer poses.  Model fee included in price.


Drawing Beauty

Date: Sundays, 04/12/2015 - 05/17/2015
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Sessions: 6
Instructor: Katherine Cox
Location: HMA's C. Fred Edwards Conservatory
Member Rate: $95.00
Non-Member Rate: $120.00

Entering into HMA’s plant conservatory is entering into a world of beauty.  In this 6-week drawing class, participants will “try their hands” at expressing this unique beauty with graphite pencil and colored pencil on paper.   Experimentation and exploration will be encouraged through the study of various drawing techniques (and tricks).   Class participants can expect to not only learn new methods, but also complete at least one drawing of beauty.


Portraits:Fundamentals of Drawing Faces

Date: Thursdays, 03/19/2015 - 04/23/2015
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Sessions: 6
Instructor: Rabert Fulks
Location: Studio 1
Member Rate: $95.00
Non-Member Rate: $120.00

Traditional methods of drawing portraits will include the study of proportions, planes, scale, and value. As the course progresses through these observations and studies, participants will work on finished portraits, detailing facial features.

Wednesday Watercolor

Date: Wednesdays, 03/25/2015 - 05/20/2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sessions: 9
Instructor: Lisa Walden
Location: Studio 2
Member Rate: $210.00
Non-Member Rate: $235.00

Using step-by-step methods, beginning participants will learn new techniques and methods to enhance their skills. Advanced watercolorists will have the opportunity to work in an arts environment with like-minded colleagues, exploring new and innovative techniques. . Participants provide their own materials. Materials list will be handed out in the first class session.


Basic Photographic Techniques

Wednesdays, February 18- March 25 (6 sessions)
6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Larry Rees
Studio 3
$95 Members; $120 Non-Members

Learn how to use your new camera! This intensive workshop will cover a broad range of valuable information for photographers: how to use your equipment, composition/lighting/presentation and traditional darkroom/digital darkroom/macro photo. Also included will be brief lectures and off-site field trips. Participants can use either 35mm or digital cameras.

Intermediate/Advanced Photographic Techniques

Thursdays, February 12– March 19 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Larry Rees
6-8 p.m.
Studio 3
$95 Members; $120 Non-Members

Hold onto your hat – this class will be full of valuable learning. A quick review of camera operations and camera controls will enable participants to explore the use of filters for color and black & white – including how to make filters. Working with and without shadows and reflections will be explored, as well as use of studio lighting and posing techniques. And, of course, being able to see and get the photo you want!