In new space, LAAC adds more to menu

Published 3:20 am Saturday, August 27, 2016

Jo Kelley calls this piece “Green.’

Jo Kelley calls this piece “Green.’

LAAC’s The Gallery has reopened in its new home just down the street at 209 E. Three Notch St., and has lots of fall opportunities planned.

In addition to the classes below, it has more gallery space available and more art for sale on display.

Liz Reid has painted a series of fishing lures

Liz Reid has painted a series of fishing lures

• Beginning in September, Cathy Powell will offer children’s paint classes on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m.

Classes are open to students in kindergarten through sixth grades, and are $100 per month. They begin on Sept. 6.

• Artist in residence Liz Reid offer paint parties on Thursday evenings from 6 until 9. Classes are $30, and include all supplies for a make-and-take acrylic painting. In September, the Thursday night paintings will have an Andalusia theme. Watch the LAAC Facebook page for details.

 Deronda Dozier painted ‘Daisy;’

Deronda Dozier painted ‘Daisy;’

• Reid also will offer painting classes. Water color classes will be on Tuesday mornings from 9 until noon, and oil painting classes will be on Thursdays from 9 until noon. Classes are $30 each, payable monthly, and do not include supplies.

• On Oct. 17, 18, and 19, LAAC will host German-born artist Guido Frick for a plein air oil painting workshop. Classes will paint for six hours each day. Frick’s work has been shown in exhibits in Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy and England. The workshop is $550. A $250 deposit is due by Sept. 26.

• In October, The Gallery will feature the work of Liz Murdock.

• In November, a second Salute to Veterans is planned. The Gallery has invited all local artist to paint something that illustrates an American song to show that month.

• There are also limited openings for music lessons with Richard Rhea.

The Gallery will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and business after hours on Sept. 22.

For additional information, call 334.222.3205.