Jeff Hein (www.jeffhein.com) will be in Rochester Monday, July 17-Friday, July 21st teaching a five day workshop on drawing and painting the portrait.
Jeff is a nationally acclaimed award-winning artist from Salt Lake City, Utah. Jeff runs the Hein Academy of Art in Salt Lake City. He is a popular workshop instructor and we are happy to be bringing him back to our area for a second time!
Jeff will be doing a demo each morning of the workshop and we are excited to be able to offer demo seats at $50 each for those of you who could not take the workshop. This is a great opportunity for you to watch and hear Jeff’s process.
All morning demos will be from 9am-noon.
Studio 437-439, Rochester Art Club • The Hungerford 1115 E. Main St.• Rochester
If interested or questions please contact Suzi at 585-233-5645.
At the Irondequoit Art Club’s 59th Annual Spring Show and Sale, held April 27 through May 6 at the Irondequoit Public Library, patrons were asked to vote for their favorite pieces. Winners were announced at the club’s business meeting on May 23. More than 400 votes were entered. The popular vote winner was artist Norma Gingold for her pen & ink drawing Serenity. Gingold won a cash prize and the admiration of the club. High numbers of votes were cast for all of Jeannette Profeta’s works - Mother of Sorrows, Big Sur Morning (also Best in Show winner) and White Egret. The following artists and their art also received many votes: Jane M. Adams for Monet’s Water Garden; Michele Barnard for Poppy Place; Judy Travis for all her works - Water Lily, Elaine, and Evening Whispers; Patrick McCaffery forMaine Holiday; John Lenhard for The Next Supper; Jeanette Musliner for Willow Farm; Sally Steinwachs for Durand III; Gwen Ostrom for Butterflies/Kissing Fish; and Jan Ferry-Axman for Tree Reflections.
The Irondequoit Art Club extends sincere thanks to everyone who visited the Spring Show & Sale to support the club, cast a vote &/or make a purchase. The Irondequoit Art Club was founded 59 years ago and is Rochester’s oldest suburban art club.
June 1-30, 2017
Artist’s Reception: June 3, 5-8pm
P. Tribastone Fine Art Gallery
32 South Main St. • Canandaigua, NY
Open Tues.-Sat • 10am-6pm
Fiber artist, Raphaela McCormack, will give a presentation on her art entitled “Where Textiles, Art and Chinese Medicine Meet” at the May 23 meeting of the Irondequoit Art Club to be held 7:30 PM at Chapel Oaks, St. Ann’s Community, 1550 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY 14621, after the club’s 7PM business meeting. Raphaela’s talk will intrigue, amaze and interest you, as she tells her story of how she explored the paths of Chinese medicine, textiles and art and how she came to weave them together in a career, which has spanned the greater part of her life. There is no charge for this event. Everyone is welcome. The site is handicapped accessible.
Raphaela was born in West Ireland. All aspects of her native land, including the textures, colors, materials and forms, inspire her work. She creates vessels, her major art form, using abaca, fiber, rope, driftwood, stones, seed pods and more. Her education in Dublin included studies in Interior Design at the College of Design; Design and Weaving at the National College of Art and Design; Metal Work Sculpture using brass and copper at the College of Art. In Galway, she studied carpentry. In Rochester, she learned book binding techniques and Qi Gong therapy. She has worked as restoration artist, freelance designer, weaver, clothing designer, Qi Gong and T’ai Chi teacher, consultant and paper sculptor.
Raphaela’s works have been exhibited throughout NY State, Connecticut, Baltimore, Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Ireland. She has received many awards and a scholarship awarded by the government of Ireland to study weaving and textiles in Finland. Her works are found in private collections in Ireland, USA, Finland and Germany.
Raphaela can be reached at by phone at 585-261-5659, by email or at her website.