The visual artist can take part in a number of activities at Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts on a weekly basis. Occasionally the groups take a week off; check the Calendar for updated information- if the group is not listed for the week, they will not be meeting.
NEW! Fiber Arts Open Studio
New day and time – First Sundays from 1pm-4pm: An open studio for artists working with fiber. Bring your latest project to work on and share as you socialize with other fiber artists and draw inspiration from the galleries. There is no formal instruction and no cost to participate.
Life Drawing Co-op
Wednesdays; 10am-12:30pm: The Life Drawing co-op meets at Banfill-Locke. There is a model hired each week and attendees to the group share the model’s fee. Cost is $10 per artist. Bring your drawing materials and enjoy the practice of life drawing each week.
Wednesdays; 1-4pm: Are you stuck on a painting or drawing and would like a little advice? Joyce is here every Wednesday to host mini workshops or one-on-one assistance to anyone who just needs a little help. No cost and no appointment necessary! Freewill donation can be given to Joyce, if desired. You may also just drop in to work on your own art in this open studio format. Bring your own supplies.
Thursdays; 10am-noon: This group of oil painters come together to paint every week from. There is no formal instruction and no cost to participate. Drop in and paint with others in our classroom space.
Fridays; 10am-1pm: The Portrait Coop meets every Friday from 10am-1pm. Join a group of artists of all skill levels to explore and develop your technique in portrait drawing. Models will be fully clothed during this group. Cost to attend is $7 per time to pay for model.
Create at BLCA
Members of Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts can use space in the building to create art during open hours of the facility. Just call or email to reserve the drawing studio or classroom for your own use.