Tuesday, November 27, 2012

News From Member Sheary Cough Suiter of Colarado

1. Announcement: I have been awarded a Pikes Peak Arts Council MicroGrant! Yippee and thank you PPAC! The funds will go toward completing the ventilation system in the encaustic studio. 2. Please come see me and many other fine artists this weekend at the 12th Annual Bemis School of Fine Art Faculty Show and Sale, 818 Pelham Place, Colorado Springs: Fri Nov 30, 4 - 8p Sat Dec 1, 9a - 5p Sun Dec 2, 10a - 3p Great opp to purchase holiday gifts of fine art and/or gift certificates for future encaustic painting workshops. The Colorado College Arts and Crafts Sale will be going on at same time, right across the street at Worner Campus Center- 902 N. Cascade Ave. 3. Painting with Encaustics Workshop reminder: the last one at my studio for 2012, three spaces remaining: Sunday, December 9th, 10a - 3p, $95, includes all materials and paints, for all levels, beginners to experienced. Don't miss out, as I'll be traveling Jan - March, so there won't be another opportunity to play in the waxy studio with me until late March. Please email or call me today to hold your space; your own artwork created in this class makes great holiday gifts for friends and family. So do Workshop Gift Certificates! 4. Fare Bella Gallery, 16 Ruxton Avenue, Manitou Springs: 100 for $100 Holiday Art show and Sale. Opening Reception this Friday, Nov 30th 6 - 9p. But many of the 100 are already up on the gallery walls, including my own, which are priced at $100 but usually would be priced higher. Shop early! 5. BAC (Business of Arts, Manitou Springs) invitational exhibition: "The Artist's Studio: Innovation, Ideas, Methods and Materials from Fine Art Adult Educators." First Friday, 6 - 9p, December 7th, (cash bar, food, live entertainment); runs through January 27th. Hope to see you at the opening! Whew! Exciting times in the Springs' art world! Thanks for your support of local artists. Please forward this email to others; please let me know if you'd rather not receive these periodic updates. smiles, Sheary -- Sheary Clough Suiter 719 694 6753 www.backdoordesigns.com http://untetheredartists.wordpress.com/

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