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Municipal Gallery will have busy July

An artist’s rendering of the front of the Municipal Gallery.

In July at the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery the exhibition Novel Ideas: Books, Print & Pulp will celebrate words using paper, print, ink, paint, multi-media and of course, book art. 

Rivers of Gold, a solo exhibition of works by Duke Windsor will be in the Expressions Galleries. 

The Photo Arts Group will present Doors, Windows and Signage in the InnerSpace Gallery. 

July is the gallery’s membership drive month.  Stop by to visit with staff to discuss becoming a member.  

Artists receptions will be held during Second Saturday Artwalk on July 14, 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Exhibitions

July 13-August 4

“Novel Ideas: Books, Print & Pulp.”

Expressions Gallery

Duke Windsor 

River of Gold

The PhotoArts Group (PAG) will present Doors, Windows and Signage, July 10–August 3.

Gallery Too 

Reggie Gallegos, Carol Mansfield, Susan Salazar  

Richetts’ Space  

A paintover round-up. Examples of work by Suzette Amon, Lisa Begi, Lauren Chiara, Cassi Fay, Jennifer Plummer and Judi Dekdebrun Reed.

Gallery 262

Art in Craft Media

 a Boutique of Fine Functional Art Gifts 

 Upcoming Art – Receiving  

Members Only

Submission Days 

Friday July 20 & Saturday July 21, 11-4pm 

Members of the Escondido Arts Partnership are invited to submit one piece of work which exemplifies their vision. 

West Coast Fiber Arts

Submission Days 

Images deadline: August 18th, Midnight

Featured Studio Artists 

Woody Woodaman, Shima Shanti, Robert Rose, Bettina Heinz and Jackie Diaz

 WORKSHOPS 

 Drawing 101 Workshops are designed to teach the fundamentals of drawing to non-artists, painters, sculptors, and designers. By the end of this course students will have completed a wide range of exercises, study sketches, and will have finished works of art ready for framing.

Duke Windsor’s Summer Workshops Include “Fun with Abstract Drawing with Pastels” Saturday July 21 – 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. and “Drawing 101– Creating the Portrait from scratch” on Saturday July 28 – 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. 

Class Fee breakdown

$30 for  EAP Members  $45 for non-members

1 class $30 / 45 – 2 classes $55 

You will learn skills and techniques in the elements of tools selection, The history and use of drawing materials, How to create drawings from life, reference materials, and from creative thought. This drawing workshop is for students 15 and older.

Materials list: Basic DRAWING KIT:CHARCOAL PENCILS, 1 BLACK 1 WHITE

CHARCOAL STICKS -(General’s Charcoal Brand) BLACK / WHITE

KNEADED ERASER, SANDING BLOCK, CHAMOIS CLOTH, X-ACTO KNIFE

SKETCHBOOK-9X12”     LARGE NEWSPRINT PAD 18 x 24”

Julee Jobe

Beginning and intermediate watercolor with “Julee”

Starting July 19, 12:30-3 p.m.

Introduction to Monotype Printmaking

with Artist / Printmaker Julianne Ricksecker

Saturday July 7, 12:30 – 3:30  p.m.

A monotype is unique, a one-of-a-kind print, developed on a plate and transferred onto paper. This is your opportunity to learn how to make a “painterly print” without the use of a press. The class will discuss a variety approaches to this technique and create at least one monotype in the class. Materials will be provided. You are encouraged to bring sketches or other inspiration, as well as materials that might produce interesting textures or patterns, such as lace, child’s blocks, leaves, etc. If you have them, tools you could bring are: a wooden spoon or wooden spatula, brushes suitable for use with oil paint, pencils, water soluble oil paint, and a palette.

$50 for Non-Members, $35 

contact gallery to register

Visit her website for  bit.ly/Monotypes

Like to Volunteer?

If you are interested in volunteering email mail@escondidoarts.org.

The gallery is located at 262 E. Grand Ave.  Escondido. Hours are Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Thursday, to Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call 760-480-4101 or email  mail@escondidoarts.org.               

The PhotoArts Group (PAG) will present Doors, Windows and Signage beginning July 10.

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