Textural Forms showcases art by Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, and Karen Searle

Opening March 28, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is happy to announce the upcoming exhibition Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle.  This […]


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Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

Upcoming Events

Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is happy to announce the upcoming exhibition Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle.  This exhibition will showcase these three creative individuals in a unique pairing.  Karen is a sculptor and mixed media artist who uses textural and natural materials in surprising and unexpected ways.  Nora is a painter and collage artist who explores layers and depth through her two dimensional works.  Michael, Nora’s son, is an accomplished poet who responds to both of these artists’ visual works through the written word; his poems will be framed and presented in the galleries alongside the visual art.  The show is on view March 28 to April 25, 2015 at the Banfill-Locke galleries. There is an opening reception planned for Saturday, March 28 from 4 to 6 pm.

Open Oil Painting Group
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Each Thursday morning a group of oil painters come together to paint.  There is no formal instruction and no cost to participate. Drop in and paint with others in our classroom space.

Mentored Painting Studio
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fridays, April 3, 10, 17, and 24; 6 to 8 pm                      Enrollment Code: U
Instructor: Brandon Kuehn

Tuition: $80 nonmember; $72 member                                        Appropriate for All Adults and Teens

This college style course is great for any painting level student from the beginner who is looking to learn tools and basic techniques to the serious artist who is looking to refine their technique and create a powerful artist portfolio that is appropriate for applying to schools or galleries.
Materials: Students should bring materials and surface (paper or canvas) that they wish to use or learn on. The teacher will have some extra materials just in case you are unsure. Please email brandonkuehn@yahoo.com with questions.

Gentle Yoga
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Tuesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, and 12; 9 to 10:15 am                     Enrollment Code: W
Instructor: Joyce Gudding

Tuition: This class is $30 for all six sessions when paid in advance, or $7 per drop in session

Yoga is a place where you can come exactly as you are!  This is a gentle yoga class—for everyone from beginners to those with a regular practice who are interested in exploring the healing quality of connecting breath with movement. This class includes basic breathing exercises, as well as a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated, and on the floor). In the tradition of Viniyoga, the yoga postures will be adapted to the unique needs of each individual.  Please wear loose or stretchy clothing, and bring a yoga mat. Limited to 8 per class.