Art center offers January classes

Ponca City Now - January 5, 2015 8:00 am

The Ponca City Art Center is now enrolling students for January classes. The center is offering several classes.

The Art Academy will offer Soap and Candle Making in a three-week class on Mondays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26. The class will be from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m.

The class is offered for students ages 6-13 for $10 a day. The teacher is Jillian Shreck.

On Wednesdays, the Art Academy will offer Ceramics. This also is a three-week class, meeting Jan. 14, 21 and 28 from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. The class is for students ages 6-13.

The teacher is Anna Adams. Cost is $10 a day plus a one-time $15 fee for clay. This class meets in the basement.

A six-week Adult Painting Class teaching o il and watercolor landscape will meet on Tuesdays or Thursdays, beginning Jan. 20.

Afternoon and evening sessions available, with the hours from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Cost is $75 and supplies are not included. Checks for this class should be made to Elaine Armstrong. To register, call Armstrong at 580-765-9609.

Teen Art Academy

The Ponca City Art Center is actively looking for qualified art teachers to bring teenage level art classes to the Art Center. For more information, call 580-765-9746.

The January exhibit at the Art Center is "The Spirit of Beauty"

The "Spirit of Beauty" Art Collection comes from the one-time Pomp and Circle Dance event held at the Marland Mansion in September of 2012. Each of the 4 foot by 6 foot portrait features a Ponca City woman posed at an historic landmark in the Ponca City area.

A vote was taken at the event to find the subject of the last portrait. The people voted and Cathy Cole was selected to be the 12th model.

On Jan. 16, that portrait of Cole, created by local artist Theresa Sacket, will be revealed for the first time. The exhibit opening will take place Friday night at 6:30 p.m.


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