Learn the craft of Tiffany stain glass taught by noted stain glass artist Tammy O’Connor. Through this 4-week long course, beginners can learn how to create stunning stain glass works! This course will teach the basics of cutting, foiling, soldering, and construction. Classes are 1 – 4 PM on Thursdays beginning on May 19, 2016. The class fee is $125 for TFAC members and $150 for non-members, which covers all four classes. Materials will be provided if needed for approximately $50, including a wonderful selection of glass. The class size is limited, so be sure to call at (931) 455-1234 and reserve your spot! Registration closes on May 5th. This is not the class project but a fine example of Tammy’s work.
Come join us for the opening reception on April 23rd at 5 PM for artist Chery Cratty! Pulp artist Chery Cratty works with textural art in the form of environment-friendly Pulp Paint, which is made up of cooked plant fibers mixed with high quality pigments. She creates the paintings by applying the pulp paint layer by layer using a porcupine quill, creating highly textured Impressionist paintings. Cratty has taught Pulp Painting at both the Appalachian Center for Craft in Tennessee and the John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina, and was named a Tennessee Master Craft Artist in 2015.
Watercolor artist Kay Foote is offering another fabulous watercolor class for beginners or shy intermediate artists! Space is limited so call today to reserve your spot! 931-455-1234. The class is scheduled for Saturday April 23rd from 9:30am to 2:30pm. All materials are included and the class fee for TFAC members is $60 and $75 for non-members. Students will take home a finished piece of work ready to be matted and hung!
On Sunday April 10th The South Chapter of Tennessee Craft will hold it’s quarterly meeting at the Tullahoma Fine Arts Center at 1 pm. This meeting is open to all artists to give you an opportunity to learn more about the Tennessee Craft organization and the benefits and opportunities it presents. “The Making of An Artist” – School or the Studio?” a discussion led by noted artist Bill Nickels on the role of a formal education versus hands-on experience in the studio will follow a brief meeting. Nickels work includes sculpture, paintings and mixed media. Bright, colorful and unique best describes his artwork. Nickels’ current exhibit at the TFAC “In the Meantime” will be available for viewing after the presentation. We hope to see everyone there!
The Art Center along with local art group Contrast! is linking art to the youth in the community. Each class participant will add their personal link each time they take a class. Our goal is to stretch that chain across the town of Tullahoma. A beginning watercolor class for ages 8-18 will be held Saturday April 2 from 1-2:30. Class fee s $25 and includes all materials. call 931-455-1234 to register.
Receptionist: Part Time for The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center. The ideal candidate will enjoy interacting with artists and visitors as well as the detail work that supports the events of the Center. It is a creative environment and the duties are varied. They include managing social media and desktop publishing. This position has the opportunity for growth and development. Please send your resume to TFAC@tullahomafineartscenter.org.