Art Fridays: Spring 2017 Session: Nye Beach Banners! (1)

presented by: Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

Starts:Thursday, March 16, 2017  12:00 AMEnds:Friday, April 28, 2017  5:00 PM

$36 (scholarships available)


Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Drive
Newport, OR 97365 

Event Description:

Nye Beach Banners!

April 7, 14 & 28 (3-part class)

Instructor: Eileen Hearne,  Class limit: 10
(oils, pastels, mixed media on canvas)

Students work in teams of 2; students encouraged but not required to register as teams.

In this three-part class, students create banners that become works of public art hung on lightpoles throughout the historic Nye Beach neighborhood (spring through fall). Working in teams of two, students consider themes related to the ocean and Nye Beach, design a two-sided banner (incorporating text) and then execute the artwork on a canvas banner (provided). Class presented in collaboration with the Nye Beach Banner Project and the Nye Beach Merchants Association.

Classes are geared toward 5th to 8th graders, though, upon consultation, younger and older students are welcome. (Classes are from 3:45 pm to 5:45 pm at the Newport Visual Arts Center (777 NW Beach Dr.). Cost: $36 for series of 3 classes.
Students must register for all 3 classes. (scholarships available)

To register, call 541-265-6569 or email
(see registration form on reverse)

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