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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 00:00

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Dogwood Crafters ceramics workshop 

Spring has arrived and Dogwood Crafters are celebrating with a holiday workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 6, at the Dillsboro Masonic Lodge.  

Participants will have their pick of Easter favorites — bunnies or eggs. The ceramic pieces can be painted in one day and picked up the following week.

Brenda Anders, the president of Dogwood Crafters, will instruct participants in the techniques of painting ceramics while covering the types of paints and stains used and the differences in greenware and bisque.  

Cost for the workshop is $11. Register to attend by calling Dogwood Crafters at 828.586.2248 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 30.

 

WCU student art showcase

The 49th Annual Student Reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Western Carolina University Fine Arts Museum. The exhibit will be on display April 3-28 in the museum.

Colorado-based artist Martha Russo serves as juror for this exhibition that features the best of new and innovative creative expression in a variety of media by undergraduates at WCU.

The exhibition is supported in part by the Western Carolina University Office of the Chancellor Arts & Cultural Events at WCU, WCU College of Fine & Performing Arts WCU School of Art & Design.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.227.3591.

 

Also:

• The “Healing Through Art” exhibit will be held April 7-29 at the Gallery & Gifts showroom at the Haywood County Arts Council in downtown Waynesville. See artistic pieces aimed at touching the lives of people through creativity, all while healing individuals and communities. www.haywoodarts.org. 

• “Speed Sisters” will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Bardo Arts Center at Western Carolina University. The film documents the activities of the first all-woman racecar driving team in the Middle East. The screenings are free and open to the public. bardoartscenter.wcu.edu or 828.227.2479. 

• Paint Nite Waynesville will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Frog Level Brewing in Waynesville. Sign up on the Paint Night Waynesville Facebook page (search event: Brush N. Brew) or call Robin Smathers at 828.400.9560. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

• Leap Frog Tours will host a Waynesville Art excursion from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 31, in downtown. For more information or to RSVP, visit www.leapfrogtours.com or call 828.507.1421.

• Artist Damaris Pierce will offer Zentangle drawing workshops on April 8 at her Waynesville studio. www.drawingitin.com or 828.254.0988.

• The MFA Thesis Exhibit for Jordan Krutsch will be showcased through March 31 in the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the museum. www.wcu.edu.

• The “Animal Magnetism” art exhibit will run through April 1 at the Haywood County Art Council’s “Gallery & Gifts” showroom in downtown Waynesville. The exhibit celebrates our fellow creatures with animal-inspired artwork. www.haywoodarts.org.  

• There will be a “Thursday Painters Open Studio” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Franklin Uptown Gallery. Bring a bag lunch, project and supplies. Free to the public. Membership not required. For information, call 828.349.4607.

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