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August 2018

Extraordinary Journey- Expressing Spirit Through Art & Medicine

August 2 - September 2
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The People's Choice Award for this Exhibit: Marj Morani, "Dai Mai - Belt Meridian" This is a collaborative project between the healing and creative arts.  The concept was born out of the desire to gain a deeper understanding of a healing system that integrates sound healing with Chinese Medicine. The exhibit will showcase the works of painter Marj Morani, poet Meredith Davies Hadaway, and musician Jeff Davis in collaboration with Chinese medicine and Acutonics® practitioner, Valentina Morani. The works on display…

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Juried Photography

August 3 - September 2
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Congratulations to our Award Winners! Best in Show: David Biehler, “Life on a Cliff” Honorable Mention for Nature and Wildlife: Katrina Zimmerman, “A Rainbow of Pollen” Honorable Mention for Street Life: Linda Roy Walls, “The Joy of Life” Honorable Mention for Human Subjects and Portraiture: Dan Saunders, “Suspicion” Honorable Mention for Abstract: Lani Seikaly, “Botanical Lace” Honorable Mention for Black and White: Lewis Katz, “Reclaimed” Honorable Mention for Creative Digital Enhancement: Karen Klinedinst, “All That Remains” The People's Choice Award: …

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Clay Studio Private Classes

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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RiverArts Clay Studio now offers a flexible custom pottery class for those who wish to learn a basic technique with the help of our talented pottery instructors. We are happy to accommodate your small group of friends, family, or even provide a fun activity for a party of 1-5 people in a 2-3 hour workshop at a flat rate of $250. If you are interested in having a group of 6-10 people, the rate would be $500.  This could be…

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Photo Club – Every 4th Thursday – Free!

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The Photo Club will resume in 2018 Beginning, enthusiast and professional photographers meet at 7 pm on the 4th Thursday of every month at the RiverArts Education Center to show our latest images for each other to comment on, praise and offer suggestions for improvement. If you are fairly new to photography we know it might be kind of scary to have others evaluate your work for the first time. But we find it is a very good way to quickly improve…

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TGIF Paint Nite with Jim Mahla

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

  Have a fun TGIF while painting with RiverArts Artist Jim Mahla. Learn how to paint in a fun-filled atmosphere using Jim’s east techniques.Students will be able to leave with a completed Poppy painting plus a new found love in acrylic painting.  Bring a group of friends or make new friends there! No experience necessary. Materials are included in the cost of the class.   Our friends at Chester River Wine & Cheese are happy to provide a 20% discount…

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Stained Glass Mosaic Window Class

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Create an original Stained Glass Mosaic window! In this six week class you will: choose your own design, learn the breaking, adhering and grouting techniques to create your own masterpiece. All materials provided including vintage window (or bring your own from home).    

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September 2018

Intermediate Pottery Intensive

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This is a four week course that focuses on more advanced techniques on the potter’s wheel, including closed forms, lids and altered forms. In addition to improving your skills on the wheel, an emphasis will be made on individual expression. You will complete a variety of shapes and sizes of pots which will be ready for glazing and decoration at a later time or the Decorate and Glaze Class.  

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Abstract and Ceramics

September 5 - September 30
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The definition of abstract art, such as it is, refers to a visual language of color, shape, line, and form from which compositions exist with a degree of independence from visual reference. Moving from its origins in the 20th century, into the 21 st century, the genre has expanded to respond to the stimuli of the times, which may include new materials or new perspectives on the tried and true. Artists are casting about for ways to utilize a broader…

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White Line Woodcut Workshop

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Participants will learn Fred’s White Line Woodcut  technique from initial conceptual drawing, various techniques for transferring the drawing to a wood block, the carving of key outlines of the woodblock drawing, to painting the block and finally transferring the image to the printing paper. All work is done with a pencil, a single wood carving knife, appropriate printing paper, watercolors and brushes. Attendees should have some basic skills in drawing and watercolors. A modest sized print (8” x 11”) can…

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Beginner’s Pottery Throw & Trim Class

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This is a four-week class concentrating on throwing and trimming pottery on the wheel. It will be an introduction to the skills for beginners, or serious practice for more experienced potters. Tailored to your ability, you will complete a variety of shapes and sizes of pots which will be ready for glazing and decoration at a later time or the Decorate and Glaze Class.  

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Handbuilding

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marilee Schumann’s Studo, 506 Old McGinnis Lane
Chestertown, 21620 United States

A 4 -week class focusing on handbuilding techniques for functional and sculptural objects. We will use coiling and slabs to make large vessels, asymmetrical forms, and sculptures. Large pieces may be fired in a reduction kiln. The class will take place at Marilee Schumann’s studio on Saturday mornings. The studio will be available on Saturday afternoon and two other days during the week for Open Studio time. There will be ample time and space for finishing big projects. We will…

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Maple Leaves are Falling Platter Workshop

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Spend an afternoon at the Clay Studio designing and making two MAPLE leaf platters, one large, one small. Participants will cut slabs of clay (provided) and sculpt them into unique works of art. On the second afternoon, 2 weeks later, you will be provided many Fall glaze colors from studio samples.  You will make your plates uniquely yours with glazes of your choice. Your platters could make the perfect gift, be the centerpiece on your autumn table, and they will be…

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Monday Afternoon Life Drawing

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Life Drawing Sessions will be on summer hiatus beginning June 18. We will resume on Monday, September 10. The drawing of the human figure requires the highest level of artistic ability and when mastered, these same skills apply to the still life, landscape, and all fields of art. RiverArts offers opportunities to practice your skills by hiring a live model for Life Drawing, Every  Monday Afternoon 2 to 5 pm. If you are interested in participating in a Plein Air group…

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Introduction to Alcohol Inks

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Have you ever heard of alcohol ink? Learn about this new, wild, vivid, transparent, and forgiving medium with a founding contributor of the Alcohol Ink Community, Marilee Taussig.  In this 3 day workshop, you will be introduced to the wacky world of Alcohol Ink, which can take a minute to learn, but a lifetime to master!       

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Introduction to Lithography

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Lithography was one of the latest art media to be invented and like many inventions, totally by accident. The chemistry of lithography is based upon the principle that water and grease do not mix.   The drawing is done on the surface of the stone with a specialized grease pencil. The finished drawing is then treated with a mixture of gum arabic and nitric acid. The etch mixture causes the exposed stone to become more prone to holding water, while the…

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Calligraphy: Introduction to Italic Handwriting

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Learn the basic letter shapes that make Italic writing so elegant. A history of lettering will be given as you practice in class. Homework assignments will ensure that your fingers remember the letter shapes from class to class. This is good practice for Holiday cards! Pens and practice paper are included in the class fee.  

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Intermediate Watercolors – Fall 2018

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

In this 4 weeks course designed for artists with some watercolor experience, Jim Mahla will show and demonstrate how to try some new techniques to sharpen their watercolor skills. Some of the subjects covered will be painting interesting sky's, rocks, stone walls etc. Also wet-in-wet techniques will be demonstrated so students will learn to paint vibrant florals and landscapes. Participants may work from photos/drawing provided by Jim or bring their own. This is a ‘no critique’ fun workshop.  

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Knit a Cable Vest

September 29 @ 10:00 am - October 13 @ 12:00 pm
Sue Wright’s Studio, 25729 Pearce Way
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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A perfect first garment. Learn shaping through the use of increases, decreases, binding-off and mid-row casting on. Buttonholes, cables, three-needle bind-off and seaming of garter stitch add to the new experiences that an advanced beginner will have knitting this garment.  A $25 supply fee will be due to the instructor the day of the first class.  

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Learn to Write Like a Wizard 101

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Want to write with a quill pen like Harry Potter? This introductory class will show you the letter shapes of Italic Handwriting and teach you to write with a dip pen--just like at Hogwarts! Pens, ink, and paper are all included with the class fee. Kick off the Chestertown Harry Potter Festival week in style! Class limited to 15 students.

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October 2018

Decorate and Glaze

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This course is intended to show different techniques in decorating and glazing your pottery. Each week you are expected to have at least one piece ready to decorate and/or glaze. More than one is recommended. A syllabus containing piece requirements can be obtained in advance or you can get it the first night of class. Please bring a minimum of one piece of bisque. Preferably, one with & one without texture or a combination of both on one piece to class…

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Studio Tour Artists’ Show

October 5 - October 28
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The RiverArts Main and Studio Galleries will be filled with work representing the 50 + artists on the 19th Annual Studio Tour, which runs two weekends, October 20 & 21, and October 27 & 28. Painting, pottery, woodworking, jewelry, fiber art, sculpture, glasswork –  and more! We recommend starting your tour at the RiverArts Gallery, picking up a brochure and plotting your route. The RiverArts Galleries and all Studios will be open 10 am – 5 pm both weekends Opening…

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Chestawizards Potions & Wands

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Come to our Wizards Workshop to learn how to mix magic spells and potions to take home!  Each participant will receive a handmade pottery spell jar to fill with an assortment of secret ingredients.  The lead wizard will then add his own Top Secret Surprise ingredient to complete the magic for your souvenir spell jar. We will also be offering magic wands (16 yrs or older) and claywares for cash donations to the RiverArts Clay Studio. Age Restrictions:  5 -…

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Create a Mosaic Memory Vessel

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Memory Vessels are created to remember a person, a moment or even a feeling. The process of creating one can be incredibly healing. Participants are encouraged to bring letters, ceramics (which can be broken for the project), glass, and images (copies, no originals please) as well as jewelry to create their personal piece.  Stained glass, Ceramics and jewelry will also be available for use.

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Posh Wall Pockets

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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How versatile is a clay wall pocket? They can go outside, indoors, hold water or soil.  They can hold dried flowers, herbs, fireplace matches, and mail! And, they can be the perfect gift! Using the clay slab technique, this workshop will show you how to make and adorn one or two wall pockets, finishing them with either stain or glaze.  Join the fun creating your one of a kind Posh Wall Pocket! All materials are provided and no previous clay…

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Basic Iphoneography – Fall 2018

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The best camera for taking photos is the one that you always have with you.  Photographing with an iPhone adds a level of convenience, flexibility, and spontaneity to the photographic process.  This class will provide a solid introduction to using your iPhone or iPad as a tool for editing photos and creating interesting art through the use of a variety of phone apps.  A list of apps will be emailed to participants prior to the first class. Participants should have…

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Decorate a Holiday Pie Plate

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Enjoy a relaxing evening, sipping some wine, munching on light refreshments and hand painting your very own clay pie dish for the holidays.Learn how to use underglazes to personalize your very own creation. In a single class you will learn the techniques and decorate your pre-made piece. After you have decorated your pie dish, they will be glazed, fired and ready for you to pick up in time for the holidays. Please bring your own wine or beverage. We will…

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Kent County Student Art Show

October 31 @ 11:00 am - November 11 @ 5:30 pm
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

This two week show will feature work by Kent County Public School students -  elementary through high school grades. The exhibit is  a partnership with the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre and the Kent County Arts Council .  

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November 2018

Intermediate Wheel (Porcelain “or not”)

November 1 @ 10:00 am - December 13 @ 12:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Would you like to explore the silky, seductive, and sensuous quality of working with porcelain on the wheel? Ceramic master Rick Bisgyer will share his strategies and process from clay preparation to successful completion of your quality ceramic vessel over eight weeks. He will work to demystify porcelain and alleviate the fear and apprehension many have working with it. Rick will help you improve your best practices to work toward better finished pieces. If you choose not to work in…

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FALL INTO WATERCOLOR with Trees, Trees and More Trees

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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There’s never been a better time to learn how or hone existing watercolor technique depicting trees and their fabulous fall foliage. Join award winning artist Steve Bleinberger in a personalized, instructive watercolor workshop loaded with demos. Beats raking leaves! All levels welcome. Bring your own gear. Steve will gladly share his ample supply of brushes and paints. Quality paper such as Arches or Fabriano preferred.  

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Dog & Cat Portraits

November 14 - November 15
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Whether you want to try your hand at portraiture or include these pets in the landscape or even still life, this class will add some skills to your toolbox.   Included will be: photographing the uncooperative animal selecting the right references basic anatomy and where to begin your drawing/painting expression and gestures fur patterns and color getting a likeness Demos will be in oil and sharpie. Well behaved dogs will be welcome to class and used as models.  

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Annual Holiday Show

November 15 - December 30
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater. Holiday Show Preview Party:  Thursday, November 15, 5 - 8 pm Opening reception: Friday, December 7th 5-8pm  

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December 2018

Modern Wall Hanging Workshop

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Join Jenny Walton from Great Blue Fiber for a unique weaving class. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn how to warp, weave, and complete a modern and unique wall hanging using a lap loom. At the end of this workshop series, you will have created a complete 10" x 20″ wall hanging using seven basic stitches in your selection of yarns. Great Blue Fiber will provide the following materials for each participant: a wooden loom, a tapestry needle, warp…

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Cookies & Milk for Santa Workshop

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Learn how to paint a holiday scene on a pottery cup and cookie plate! This workshop is suitable for children of all ages, including those young at heart.  Those under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants can paint their own design or trace one of the available designs on a provided plate and cup.   The finished work can be picked up at the Clay Studio after it is glaze fired...in plenty of time to be…

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January 2019

RiverArts Members’ Show

January 4, 2019 - January 27, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The annual RiverArts Members’ Show highlights the quality and diversity of our arts community.  This popular exhibit includes photography, painting and pastels, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture and fiber arts.  The show will run from January 4 through 27. The exhibit will be in both the Main and Studio Galleries. Open Reception:   Friday, January 4, 2019 Artists' and Curator Talk: Thursday, January 10, 2019 Image:  Stephanie Somers - Airy Hill Barn Pick-up Dates: Sunday, 1/27: 2-4PM  and Monday, 1/28: 10-1PM  

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Modern Wall Hanging Course

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Join Jenny Walton of Great Blue Fiber for an in depth weaving class exploring color, shapes, texture and personal style. All students will learn how to warp a lap loom, weave a contemporary wall hanging and hang their unique piece of art. This class will engage your mind and help you relax and meditate through the process of slowing down to create a personal piece of art. Students will design, and weave a wall hanging of their creation with hands…

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Explore Modern Watercolor Workshop

January 12, 2019 - January 13, 2019
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Enjoy this two day workshop introduction to a variety of traditional and experimental watercolor techniques. The first day will be spent learning how to use watercolor paint in a traditional manner. My teaching practice uses several sets of fun exercises to get students managing the ratio of paint to water and then complete a small simple still life painting. The second day of the workshop will be spent learning about a variety of experimental methods you can use when using…

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Intermediate Pottery Wheel – Winter 2019

January 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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More advanced techniques on the potter’s wheel, including closed forms, lids and altered forms, taught by Marilee Schumann. In addition to improving your skills on the wheel, we will work on decorating and glazing techniques. An emphasis will be made on individual expression. Included in cost of class is your first 25 pounds of clay, a $22 value.  

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Beginner Pottery Wheel – Winter 2019

January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This is your opportunity to learn how to create functional bowls, cups, and vases on the potter’s wheel. In our eight-week introductory class with Marilee Schumann, you will learn the basics of clay preparation, steps for throwing a pot on the wheel, finishing techniques, and glaze application. This course is designed for people with a healthy curiosity, those who dabbled in school, and those who wish to go back to the basics to refine best practices for the pottery process…

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February 2019

Variations on a Theme (Still Life and Portraiture)

February 1, 2019 - February 24, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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When a viewer looks at a work of art, they are bringing with them all of their life experiences, all of their unique memories, all of their knowledge and understanding they posses. Their mind interacts with the artwork as their eyes travel over the piece. This exhibit is a modern take on two traditional themes, Still Life and Portraiture and is open to all media.  The magic of still life is that it can show us a new way of…

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March 2019

Drawing

March 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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“I think of drawing as a dance and a dance is a drawing in space.” - Romanian artist, Geta Bratescu The term drawing is applied to works that vary greatly in technique. It has been understood in different ways at different times and is difficult to define. During the Renaissance the term 'disegno' implied drawing both as a technique to be distinguished from coloring and also as the creative idea made visible in the preliminary sketch. This exhibition is open…

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April 2019

The Art of Stewardship

April 5, 2019 - April 25, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Each April, Chestertown RiverArts celebrates the community’s long tradition of environmental conservation by hosting The Art of Stewardship Exhibition. Artists and poets are invited to submit work that reflects a moment, experience, realization or vision of nature that inspires a new outlook or reflects on an annual; Earth themed exhibit (TBD) in collaboration with Greg Mort. Poetry and all varieties of two- and three-dimensional artwork, which are relevant to the theme, will be considered. Open Reception/First Friday: April 5, 2019,…

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May 2019

Visual Storytellers

May 3, 2019 - May 26, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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What does it take to tell a story?  Storytelling is vital to making compelling images. Great feats of visual storytelling appear all around us; church windows, works by Norman Rockwell and the published sketchbooks of Leonardo Di Vinci. Visual storytelling tells a story. It uses the power of the visual image to ignite imaginations, evoke emotions and capture universal cultural truths and aspirations. This exhibit is open to all media and the artists are challenged to narrate a story within…

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June 2019

Judged Painting and Craft

June 7, 2019 - June 30, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This exhibition will showcase the region’s finest artwork in the Judged Painting and Contemporary Craft Exhibition, June 7 to June 30, 2019. Artists working in painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture and fine craft (including metal, wood, fiber, ceramics, glass and jewelry)are encouraged to submit to this exhibit. Open Reception/First Friday: June 7:  5-8pm Curator’s/Artists’ Talk: Thursday, June 13:  5:30 - 9pm Pick-up Dates:  Sunday, June 30:  2-4pm and Monday, July 1:  10-1pm Image:  Marj Morani, Dai Mai - Belt…

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July 2019

Patterns of Eastern Shore Life

July 5, 2019 - July 28, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Residents and visitors to the Eastern Shore love spending their time here because of the quality of life. Much of that joy comes from the patterns found in our natural surroundings.  Artists are challenged to interpret this theme broadly, capturing the beauties, and wonders of rural eastern shore life. Some artists may be inspired by the seasonal rhythms of planting, a bountiful harvest, an early frost, or how light and shadow play across a changing environment. Some enjoy capturing the…

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August 2019

Judged Photography and Wood

August 2, 2019 - August 25, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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All artists are invited to submit their photographic work to the Judged Annual Photography Show to be on exhibit in the gallery for the month of August. You are challenged to transform the inanimate image that the camera dutifully records into a work of art that expresses the passion of the mind’s eye.  This open-themed call for entry is open to all subject matter. All capture types, subject matter and photographic processes are eligible to submit. Photography pieces will be paired with…

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September 2019

Connections: Work in a Series

September 6, 2019 - September 29, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Creating a series allows each individual piece of work to be able to stand on its own, yet simultaneously relate to the rest of the other works in some manner. The idea of working in series or in distinct purposeful directions is not about repetition but rather about being able to explore, investigate, examine or address ideas, themes, issues, compositions, concepts or topics in progressively deeper and more meaningful ways, and from a greater variety of perspectives than is possible by…

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October 2019

Studio Tour Artists

October 4, 2019 - October 27, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The RiverArts Main and Studio Galleries will be filled with work representing the 50 + artists on the 20th Annual Studio Tour, which runs two weekends, October 19 & 20, and October 26 & 27. Painting, pottery, woodworking, jewelry, fiber art, sculpture, glasswork – and more! We recommend starting your tour at the RiverArts Gallery, picking up a brochure and plotting your route. The RiverArts Galleries and all Studios will be open 10 am – 5 pm both weekends. Open…

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November 2019

KCPS Student Art 2019

November 1, 2019 - November 10, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This two week show will feature work by Kent County Public School students –  elementary through high school grades. The exhibit is  a partnership with the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre and the Kent County Arts Council . Open Reception/First Friday: November 1:  5-8pm Pick-up Dates:  Sunday, November 10:  2-4pm and Monday, November 11:  10-1pm

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2019 Holiday Show/Gift Sale

November 15, 2019 - December 29, 2019
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook. These unique gifts created by our members include everything from children’s clothing to jewelry, fashion accessories, home decor, stocking stuffers, holiday cards and ornaments, paintings and more. Open Reception/Preview: November 14:  5-8pm Pick-up Dates:  Sunday, December 29:  2-4pm and Monday, December 30:  10-1pm

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