Artists del Norte: Artists Go Into the Woods
From April 19 to May 14, 2016 Artists del Norte will present their member exhibition in the Banfill-Locke Galleries. Featuring 56 works of art by 24 […]
You’re Invited! Summer Solstice Soiree June 21
Join us on Tuesday, June 21 from 5-8pm for our inaugural Summer Solstice Soiree, a fundraiser at Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts. We’ll celebrate the […]
Mary Moore Easter and Lon Otto Read on Friday, May 13
Join us for an evening of poetry and short stories when we invite Mary Moore Easter and Lon Otto to Banfill-Locke for our May Reading […]
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is a wellspring for the community providing inspiration, enrichment, enjoyment, opportunities, and education through the arts.
This year’s member exhibition for Artists del Norte revolves around the theme Artists Go Into the Woods. The juror for this year’s exhibition is Derek Davis. The exhibition will be on view Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm, April 19 to May 14. Gallery admission is always free. There is an award ceremony and reception on Saturday, May 14 from 1 to 3pm.
Artists del Norte is a member organization serving artists of all skill levels in the north metro area. They hold meetings, workshops, events, and social gatherings. Artists del Norte was formed in 1976.
For more information, visit their website at http://artistsdelnorte.squarespace.com
Life as Your Muse and Re-Imagining Writing Series Series Enrollment Code BB
Thursdays; May 5, 12, 19
Tuition: $20 each class; Series of three/$50
Instructor: Mary Stein
May 5 Writing from Life (part I––poetry) is an interactive workshop that uses your life as its muse. The workshop will include a brief reading and discussion of two poems, followed with two in-depth writing exercises designed to help a writer cultivate lucid details in their work. Though the exercise is rooted in poetry, it is applicable to all genres. Writers of all levels of experience are welcome to join. Enrollment Code CC
May 12 Writing from Life (part II––prose) is the second part of an interactive workshop that will use your life as its muse. The class will consist of a brief reading and discussion of a very short essay as well as an in-depth writing exercise designed to help writers develop complex characters/narrators for their essay or story (or narrator for their poem). For this class, it’s recommended that each participant bring two postcards (instructor will provide extras for those who do no have any). Writers of all levels of experience are welcome to join. Enrollment Code DD
May 19 Re-imagining Your Writing is an interactive workshop that will provide strategies to help fiction writers either expand or hone their work. The workshop will consist of a brief talk followed by three revision exercises––participants can expect to leave with a new perspective on approaching older writing. Each participant should bring a minimum of two pages of prose. Workshop is ideal for intermediate to advanced writers with completed drafts of stories or essays. Enrollment Code EE
Zentangle Beyond the Basics: Black and Tan *One Day Workshop*
Monday; May 9 Enrollment Code GG
Tuition: $25/$23 members
Instructor: Susan Kolze
Enhance your love of Zentangle and go beyond the basics! Learn more complex tangle patterns, and put them on black and tan paper tiles. Learn to use white, black and brown ink to make fantastic tangle patterns. Prerequisite of Zentangle Basics class or experience with Zentangle highly recommended. Supply fee $15 payable at class. Bring your kit from Basics class or purchase one in class for additional $10.
Want to develop your writing practice? Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group. Prompts are provided to inspire your writing for the day. All types of writers at any skill level are invited. Bring a notebook and a writing utensil. This group is free to attend and no RSVP is necessary.