Art Happy Hour

Art Happy Hour

A monthly series encouraging recreational and fun interactions with art and artists. Enjoy a glass of wine and light refreshments while learning a new skill and meeting some cool people. No experience necessary, just bring your creative spirit!

Interested in a private Art Happy Hour for friends or family? Private sessions are available for groups of 15 or less. Contact Angela Lombardi for more information.

May 2017

Watercolor Painting: Tips & Techniques with Ryan Fox

Thursday, May 11
7-9pm

Ages: 21+
$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.
Walk-ins welcome!

If you have always loved the look of a beautiful wash or admired the ambiance that only watercolor can capture, join seasoned watercolor professional, Ryan Fox, for an enjoyable evening of watercolor basics. No experience needed, this is a relaxing evening for all skill levels.

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Ryan Fox is a watercolor artist, focusing on landscapes and architecture from around the world. He is a member of the Watercolor Society of North Carolina and the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society. He received his BFA Fine Arts with a concentration in photography from the University of Michigan and has exhibited in statewide and national juried shows.

kerrJune 2017

Modern Brush Lettering with Kerr Pelto

Thursday, June 8
7-9pm

Ages: 21+
$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.
Walk-ins welcome!

Enjoy wine and finger foods while you learn how to create beautiful calligraphy and lettering like a pro!

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Kerr Pelto is the current President of the Triangle Calligraphers’ Guild in Raleigh, NC and is on the Steering Committee for the 2016 international calligraphy conference, A Show of Hands. She has been teaching  both group and private calligraphy classes since 2010. She first started learning calligraphy in 1978 in order to design her own wedding invitation. In addition to teaching, she works on commissions from individuals as well as companies. Also in her bag of tricks is her love of writing personal Fairy Tales, flourished with words, lettering, and art.

oamiJuly 2017

Textile Design with Oami Powers

Thursday, July 13
7-9pm

Ages: 21+
$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.
Walk-ins welcome!

Enjoy wine and snacks while you design your own fabulous fabrics with artist Oami Powers!

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Oami Powers is a local artist and designer who moved to Raleigh from Oakland, CA. Powers is also the creator of Judah Ross, named after her parents because of the unique blend of practical and romantic.