Juliette MarShall is Hampton’s Eco Artist. A native of Hampton, Va., she earned her respect for the environment and the importance of making good use of our resources. As an Eco artist, Juliette specializes in repurposing objects destined for landfills, and produces colorful textured fine art pieces which can be enjoyed for many years. She enjoys creating a therapeutic release on diverse surfaces by means of mediums such as Textile/fiber, wax manipulation, charcoal drawing, oil, acrylic, metal embossing, just to name a few. Her sincere objective is to inspire creative expression and awareness of personal consumption. Her humble endeavor is that we may all have a full share in making a conscious decision in: “Saving the Earth by Means of the Arts”.
Stephanie Faleski worked in the field of graphic design and illustration for many years, including more than 20 years in the Communications Department at PPL Corporation, a Fortune 500 company with headquarters in Allentown, PA. Since 2003, she has focused on commissioned fine art projects including historic illustrations and animal portraits. Recent career highlights include:
Paintings of local Revolutionary War heroine Elizabeth Bennett Young and Civil War hero Randall Booth on permanent display at the Isle of Wight County Courthouse
Wrote and directed Flotilla 5-9, a YouTube video which received the National Public Affairs Award for “Best Video” at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 2016 National Convention
Second place award in Hampton Art League ”Small Works 2015”
Smithfield 2020 banner competition award winner
Two-time award winner in the Plein Air 757 regional juried painting competition
“Peoples Choice” winner in the Isle of Wight Arts League 2011 and 2016 Members Exhibitions
This class is for those who want to take their photography to the next level. Beginning with a brief review of basics, this class quickly moves to the details of shooting modes, perspective, composition, exposure, depth of field, creative blur, capture mode (Raw or Jpeg) and an overview of the digital darkroom. This is a two session course with a photo shooting assignment between the first and second sessions. Fee: $50 for members of the Isle of Wight Arts League, $60 for non-members Register by November 7th with the Arts Center @ 319 to reserve your space by calling 357-7707 or sign up on-line.
Saturday and Sunday, February 11 & 12, 1 to 4 PM both sessions
Playing with Cold Wax Part II
Instructor: Cil Barbour Ages Teen to Adult A fun and creative class using cold wax medium added to oil paint to explore mixing materials, mediums and styles. The method achieves abstract or loose realism. Students will create artwork on three boards over two- three hour sessions. Students from earlier sessions will learn new techniques and methods.
Register by February 4th to reserve your space by calling 357-7707 to reach the Arts Center @ 319 or sign up on-line.
Saturday, October 15th, 1 to 4 PM
Digital Photography 101
Instructor: Gary L. Hess Ages: 16 to adult
This class is for those new to digital photography and will cover the basics, to include principals of composition, perspective and exposure. It will also cover required and optional gear needed, and introduce students to the importance of the “digital darkroom” for post processing of their images.
Fee: $35 for members of the Isle of Wight Arts League, $45 for non-members Register by October 10th with the Arts Center @ 319 to reserve your space by calling 357-7707 or sign up on-line.
Original works of art, working artists studios and classes. Open Monday to Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday noon to 4
as interpreted by Smithfield High School grad Nicole Vasilauskis
Support the visual arts in Isle of Wight County! Become a member of the Isle of Wight Arts League.
Your membership, which is fully tax-deductible, supports the operation of the Arts Center @ 319. Click here or on the icon at left. Fill in the form and mail it to us at 319 Main Street, Smithfield VA 23430 or save it on your PC and email it as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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