The New Smyrna Beach Paintout is happening very soon! On Sunday, Dec 2, til Saturday, Dec 8, 31 artists from all over the United States will paint our lovely area. Three members of the Artists Workshop will also participate: Cathy Berse, Scott Hiestand, and me, Ruth Squitieri. All of us are
Two weeks ago an interesting class took place in Studio B. The Marine Discovery Center held a 3-day seminar entitled "Environmental Interpretation". Amongst the many things discussed and experienced were guided walking tours of the Indian River Lagoon Preserve, live animal presentations, and a boat trip.
In our efforts to marry environmental and art education, Chad Truxall and Charity Jackson
Summer camp was held in the month of June at the AWI studios this year. The never-tiring Regina Wise, Founder /Director of Art Is... Creation, Inc. puts this exciting program together every year. About 22 kids were participating every week. Art Is...Creation provided 40 scholarships this year. Some were recommended by their art teachers at the high school at the High School Art Show that
If you weren't at the studios last Friday, you really missed a great party!
We had a wonderful social hour for the installation of our new board of officers.
Lagoonacy is upon us! The event will be held by the Marine Discovery Center in conjunction with the Artists' Workshop on Saturday, April 21.
There are many opportunities to participate, show and sell, teach, or just plain help out!
Let's go outside and paint on location with a group of friends! It's called Plein Air and has been the rage for the last 15-20 years! Now you're asking: What is Plein Air? Well, it's a real exciting way to see the world and paint it!
Plein air painting is about leaving the four walls of your studio behind and
Marilynne Roland was a force at our organization, giving much of her time and passion for many years to make it a great success.
At the same time she was also pursuing her own art career.
Marilynne was born on April 10, 1922, in Jersey City, New Jersey. She passed away at age 94 on January 18,
The Artists Workshop is turning 60 years this month,
and we are celebrating in a big way!
We are mounting a juried and judged member's exhibit at our studios on Barracuda Blvd, starting with artwork drop off this Monday, Feb 26, 9am-1pm. Awards will be announced during the Awards Luncheon on Friday, March 2 at the Sugar Mill Country Club. Our opening reception and gala will commence on
So many exciting events you can participate in!
1. Clay Open Studio
2. Invitation to participate in the Plein Air Paintout in Flagler Beach
3. Invitation to display your art in Deleon Springs
4. Wekiva Paintout
5. MC Escher at the Museum of Art.
We have so many special classes coming up, that you need to act fast and sign up to reserve your spot! Here is a highlight on three classes that are all happening in a couple of days/weeks. They are all exciting and I'm sure you will find something to spark your creativity!
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The Artists' Workshop of New Smyrna Beach strives to enrich the community by offering a supportive, vibrant environment which promotes opportunities to learn, create, exhibit and appreciate the arts.
PO Box 1194
New Smyrna Beach
540 Barracuda Blvd
New Smyrna Beach
115 Canal St
New Smyrna Beach