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!

Register early – classes fill quickly! Walk-ins accepted only if class is not full. Call us to check availability.

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.

December 2017


TH December 7 
7-9pm
ages 21+
$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Enjoy wine and snacks while you transform mason jars into magical snow globes to keep or to gift!

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Gabriella Corter is a veteran teacher of the Artspace Summer Arts Program, and teaches during the school year at Artspace. Her works can be found at the Visual Art Exchange, Rebus Works and the Shop at Greenhill Center for NC Arts. Her art hangs at Celito.net in Raleigh, in the permanent collection of Van Every/Smith Galleries Davidson College North Carolina, as well as in many private collections around the nation.

January

 Poured Paintings w/ Pete Sack

TH January 11 
7-9pm
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Enjoy wine and snacks while you create cool poured paintings with artist Pete Sack!

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Pete Sack is a painter who specializes in the human figure, abstracting it through his combination of both watercolor and oil. He originates from Seattle, WA, but currently resides in Raleigh where his work can be seen at The Mahler Fine Art and at his studio.

 

February

Hand Lettering for Beautiful Cards w/ Kerr Pelto

TH February 8 
7-9pm
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Enjoy wine and snacks while you learn the art of hand lettering and calligraphy to make your own unique handmade cards!

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Kerr Pelto grew up in Raleigh. At a young age, she became infatuated with the formation of letters and has been creating calligraphy and beautiful letter work for 38 years.

March

Fashion Illustration w/ Jillian Ohl

TH March 8 
7-9pm
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Enjoy wine and snacks while you create your own fashion illustrations!

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Jillian Ohl grew up in Winston Salem, NC and studied Art + Design at the College of Design at NC State. She currently lives and works in Raleigh, NC. Her artwork often depicts her thoughts, feelings, and attitudes through collaged imagery, drawing and painting.

April

The Symbolism of Flowers w/ Preston Montague

TH April 12 
7-9pm
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Enjoy wine and snacks while you learn the secret meanings of plants and flowers, all while make beautiful illustrations!

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Preston Montague is an artist, educator, and landscape designer who developed a passion for the natural world while growing up in the rural foothills of Virginia. Currently, he works in Durham, North Carolina focusing on projects that strengthen relationships between people and nature.  Preston’s latest body of work, Old North Alphabet, is a series of didactic botanical illustrations designed to promote natural science literacy using art and storytelling.His work can be found at www.carolinanaturalist.com