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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Tunes Around Town

 Friday, September 11

5 - 7 PM

Members of Oxford Artists' Guild will be on hand demonstrating and exhibiting their works during this Friday's Tunes Around Town. We will be located by The Oxford Creamery on North Lamar. Come support your local artists and find that perfect piece of original art. Some of the participating members will be: Tiffeny Owens, Ruth Ann Locke, Cindy Aune, Nancy Mitchell, Margaret King, Jeff Long, and Susan Rose.
Works of all media will be shown including wood work!
 
Tunes Around Town - September 11th

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Oil Painting With Linda Peters - Starts September 22nd

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 Dates: Tuesdays, September 22nd, 29th, October 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
Times: 6-8 pm 
Ages
: 16+
Location: Powerhouse

 

From beginners to advanced painters, these classes will teach/review the basic needs of oil painting from equipment needed to the application. Each session will focus on the elements of creation – value, shape, and edges. Students will be introduced to a master artist, specifically, the artists currently on exhibit at the Jackson Museum of Art in Jackson, MS.


 

Session 1: Introduction of oil painting. • Review of equipment and supplies needed. • Exhibit information, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS. • Definition of Value, Shape, and Edges in the context of painting. • Getting started with color mixing, applications, and the feel of the canvas. • Free paint time with individual help.

Session 2: How to paint a Value study. • Demo • Meet Claude Monet and Edouard Manet. • Paint a still life using one color of paint. Or free paint time with individual help.

Session 3: Shapes and Color mixing using a limited palette. • Demo • Meet Edgar Degas and Berthe Morisot • Paint still life. Or free paint time.

Session 4: Soft or Hard Edges • Demo • Meet Paul Cezanne, and Paul Gauguin • Paint still life. Or free paint time.

Session 5: Design and introduction to Plein Air Painting • Demo • Meet Vincent van Gogh and Wolf Kaln • Paint still life. Or free paint time.

Session 6: Review of last five weeks. • Favorite master. • Critics • Free paint time.

Price: $120 for members/$135 for non-members

Classes and programs offered by the Arts Council may be adjusted to be responsive to evolving City of Oxford, Lafayette County and Health Department guidelines. Click here for our full list of COVID-19 procedures: https://www.oxfordarts.com/shop/classes-camps

Guided Watercolor Studio with Debbie Myers - Starts September 2nd

Fall 2020: Guided Watercolor Studio with Debbie Myers - Starts September 2nd 

Dates: Wednesdays,

September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, October 7th, 14th, and 21st 

Times: 9-12 pm 
Ages: Adult
Location: Lafayette County Multipurpose Arena

This is a guided studio class with experienced watercolorist, Debbie Myers. Students will bring personal projects to work on and receive guidance on. This is not a beginner’s class, it is strictly studio time. 

Price: $75 for members/$90 for non-members

 

 

 

The Lafayette County Arena is located at 70 F.D. Buddy East Parkway (70 County Road 406). This road connects Hwy 6 to Hwy 334 by the Lafayette County Schools. The class will be held in the large classroom. Enter through the MS State Extension Services Entrance (glass doors on the left). 

Classes and programs offered by the Arts Council may be adjusted to be responsive to evolving City of Oxford, Lafayette County and Health Department guidelines. 

Click here for our full list of COVID-19 procedures: https://www.oxfordarts.com/shop/classes-camps

 

Friday, November 15, 2019

Winners of the 2019 Biggest, Baddest Art Show!

Best in Show: Tammy Oliver Cook - Morning Prayer

1st Place: Carol Roark - Chillin' On a Dirt Road - Oil
2nd Place: Linda Peters - Still Waters - Oil
3rd Place: Debbie Myers - Sunflower Picnic - Watercolor
Honorable Mention: Andi Bedsworth - Jackson, MS Church - Mixed Media



People's Choice Award - Susan Schove Phillips - Watercolor - Picture unavailable

More pictures from the show!
There are many fabulous works of art in all media available for all budgets.
 Works may be viewed anytime Monday-Friday from 9-5 at the Powerhouse,
and after hours during special events.  The show will be feature until December 19th.
 









 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

2019 Biggest, Baddest Art Show!


Members of Oxford Artists' Guild are hosting their annual Biggest, Baddest Art Show at the Powerhouse now through December 19th. Works are available to view and to purchase anytime between 9 AM and 5 PM, and after hours during special events.

Over 60 original works of all media are on display.  33 different artists are featured in this show.

A meet the artists' reception will be held on Tuesday, November 12 from 6 PM - 8 PM.  Winners from the juried show will be announced, and a chance to vote for your favorite piece will be available until 7:30 PM.

Join us for appetizers and view the unique, original, local art!

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Guild member winner of The Cedars Art Exhibition

Congratulations to OAG Member Debbie Myers. She was recently awarded 1st place in The Cedars juried art show for her work "Delta Church".
Other guild members who were accepted into this fantastic show were Linda Peters, Pam Locke, Carol Roark, and Tammy Oliver Cook.
The exhibition will hang through the end of the month of September with the last day for the public viewing being Friday, September 28. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday 10am - 4pm.
The Cedars is located at 4145 Old Canton Rd, Jackson, Mississippi 39216