Classes are held if the minimum number of students specified by the instructor are enrolled; most classes also have a maximum enrollment. We suggest you sign up early.
Class fees are due no later than the first day of class and payable to the Isle of Wight Arts League. Materials fees are included in the class fee unless indicated otherwise in the class description.
Parents / guardians: For safety considerations, you must accompany your child into the Arts Center at the beginning of class and pick up your child from the Center. Children will only be released from the Center to a parent or guardian.
Mini Bread Basket September 11, 2019 Wednesday, 10 am to 3 pm Instructor: Kathi Workman Learn basic basket weaving techniques and leave with a completed basket in this 4 hour workshop for students ages 16 and up of all skill levels. Class Fee is $20 members/$30 non-members, all materials are included in this price. Register by September 7 to reserve your space.
NEW! - OPEN STUDIO - BEADING On most Thursday afternoons we will open our classroom for beading from 1:00-4:00 for our members to come in and work on whatever they would like. Let’s face it, we all have a few “UFO”s (Unfinished Objects) at home. Maybe you got stuck on a project at home after leaving a class and need a little help finishing up, or maybe you just need some inspiration. Either way, we’ve got you covered. A supply fee, payable to our staff, maybe be required if requesting new or special instruction. There is no charge for members to participate in Open Beading and only a small $5 fee for non-members, so why not come on by? Starts June 20th - Jewelry Artist Diane Milner
Autumn Seascape September 29, 2019 Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm with Instructor: Barbara Lively Mastaglio Summer memories are captured in this masterpiece painting! We'll use oil paints and palette knives to give lots of texture. This is a make it and take it 3 hour workshop for students ages 16 and up of all skill levels. Class Fee is $45 members/$55 non-members plus Materials Fee of $12 which covers canvases, paint and the use of all tools provided by instructor. Register by September 25 to reserve your space.
Open Paint Studio Tuesdays 10 am to 2 pm Arts Center @ 319 classroom on every Tuesday. Arts League member artists bring in their current projects in various mediums and work without instruction. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow painters and share tips and personal experiences from your art journeys. Arrive and depart at your convenience. Room comfortably accommodates 8 painters seated at tables.
Self-improvement for 2019 Discover Your Style One-on-one personal sessions with award winning artist Cil Barbour scheduled at your convenience. Begin a painting using your own reference photos or complete a painting with assistance from an experienced artist who can help you put your vision to canvas. Learn exactly what you need to know about techniques, composition and materials. Fee is $15/hour for IWAL members and $25/hour for non-members. Set a schedule that fits you. For more information call the Arts Center @ 319 at 757-357-7707 or e-mail info@SmithfieldArts.org or click on the "Contact Us" link above.