The Associated Artists of Southport Presents the
2023 Summer Regional Art Show
June 26 – July 23, 2023
A Juried Exhibition
The annual Summer Regional Art Show will open on June 26 and continue until July 23 at Franklin Square Gallery. The deadline for registration and payment of entry fees is June 12, 2023. The application form will be submitted online, and entry fees ($36 for members, $46 for non-members) must be paid by PayPal or with a credit card. After all entries are received, the 2D and 3D judges will evaluate and select (jury) those pieces of work to be included in the show. Some will not be selected. Then, the judges will choose the award winners from those selected to be in the show. After the judging on June 25th, entrants can consult www.franklinsquaregallery.com to learn if their work was accepted by the judges to be included in the show. Artists are asked to pick up the work not accepted during the week the show opens.
Please read the prospectus information and instructions carefully. If you have any questions, contact Kim Kirk at 910.264.8580 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You can review the prospectus here.
Ginna Zell 2-day Workshop
The Ceramic Surface, Carving, and Color.
June 24 & 25, 2023, 10 am – 3 pm
See some of Ginna's work above. Students will learn from her to create unique and dynamic ceramic surfaces utilizing various techniques on either hand-built or wheel-thrown ceramic forms. First, all techniques will be demonstrated, and then students will try the techniques on forms they bring to class. This will be a super fun, interactive class.
Ginna began exploring ceramics with the creative artists of the 1970s California scene. Her ceramics degrees gave her in-depth knowledge of glaze chemistry and strengthened her ability to formulate distinct glazes and troubleshoot issues. She does traditional kiln firing techniques (wood, gas, electric) and alternative techniques such as raku, pit, saggar, and barrel firing, not to mention all types of clay, clay making, and digging in nature. Her passion is carving and surface decoration, which we will explore in this workshop.
Class is limited to the first 15.
Intermediate pottery experience is needed. This workshop is for students with previous experience in either hand-building clay forms or throwing on the wheel and looking for ways to enhance the surface of their completed pieces.
***Each morning, yummy homemade bread, jams, cheeses, fruit, coffee & tea are provided!
Supply List for Workshop
Members $160.00 Non-Members $200.00 – Click this link to REGISTER for the Ginna Zell 3D workshop
Questions? Contact Cheryl Rogers Text or Call 925-286-8475 OR email email@example.com
Location: Franklin Square Gallery, upstairs studio, 130 E. West St. Southport, NC 28461
Rena grew up in view of the water on Wrightsville Sound. Aesthetic colors of sunlit marsh grasses and warm water run through all her art. After graduating from UNCW, she ran a marine canvas business for many years but also continued her desire to create art. When time allowed, she painted on left over boat canvas. Finally, she began her art career in earnest when she took a Plein air workshop with John Poon. She continued to study art and soon began winning awards in shows.
Class is limited to 18 students.
Palette: I like to mix paint on a piece of glass in order to clean it with a flat razor scraper between color mixing. I keep it in a Mastersons Stay-Wet palette holder in the fridge to keep my paints from drying out. Disposable paper palettes will work as well.
Palette Knife: I use several different straight edge types not only for mixing paint but to make sharp clear lines on the painting
Flat Razor Scraper: Essential to clean a glass palette. If you use another type palette you will not need one
Turpentine jar/ brush washer: in a leakproof container for cleaning brushes
Gamsol odorless mineral spirits:- less odor than other mineral spirits
3 or 4 Canvas or Gesso Panels (8x10 or 9x12) :
I prefer to paint on a panel rather than a stretched canvas which feels too springy and flexible for me. I use ready made canvas panels and I also make gessoed panels cut from MDF or Birch board.
I like Raymar and Wind River Arts but there are many good brands of painting panels out there.
Nitrile /latex gloves
Easel: a believe that there are easel available to us in the room, but if you have one that you prefer to use feel free to bring it
Reference photo: I will supply a reference photo if you would like to paint along with me on what I do. If you would prefer to use your own photo and apply what we learn you are welcome to do that as well. I would ask that you bring a photo with clear light and shadow, a strong sunlit area, clear skies, and reflections in the water.
Members $210.00 Non-Members $260.00 – Click this link to REGISTER for the Rena Powell 2D workshop
Questions? Contact Nancy Schulte 910-540-9177 firstname.lastname@example.org