August Life Drawing

August Life Drawing

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • Aug 20th • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Third Sunday of the month
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
  • Fee increase to $10 in September
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2017 Johnson County Fair ‘Paint-Iowa’

And the winners are . . .

 

Bean Field by Rose Korty
2017 First Prize – Bean Field by Rose Korty

 

Grain Bin Sunset by Kimberly Fuller
2017 Second Place – Grain Bin Sunset by Kimberly Fuller

 

Iowa Flowers by Phyllis J. Lance
2017 Honorable Mention – Iowa Flowers by Phyllis J. Lance

A gallery of all the entries. All artwork will be on display at the 2017 Johnson County Fair (July 24-27). Final Sales will be July 27th at 9 pm.

 

First Place Winner - Hannah Seberg - Barn with Three Silos
2016 First Place Winner – Hannah Seberg – Barn with Three Silos
Sponsored by: the Johnson County Agricultural Association and The ArtiFactory, a project of Arts Iowa City

‘Paint-Iowa’ – Entry Fee: $25. All two-dimensional artwork will be for sale with 50% of sale price going back to the artist. Sales will be live or silent auction. All artwork will be on display at the 2017 Johnson County Fair (July 24-27). Final Sales will be July 27th at 9 pm.

Rules:
  • Ages: 16 on up
  •  Media: Oil, acrylics, pastels, or watercolor(no collages or photography)
  • Theme: Rural Iowa
  • Size: minimum 8” x 10” framed…maximum 24” x 36” framed
  • Original piece of work: created between April and July 2017
  • Prize money: 1st place $200, 2nd $100, & honorable mention $50
  • Return finished artwork: The framed artwork must be turned in to the JCAA office by July10th, 2017

Contact: johnsoncofair@gmail.com or call 319-337-5865 www.johnsoncofair.com * 4261 Oak Crest Hill Rd SE * Iowa City, IA 52246

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July Art In The Afternoon

Truc Deegan - Art In The Afternoon

The Artifactory is happy to present Iowa artist Truc Deegan. Truc has studied under a well known Chinese artist and mastered the elements of this ancient painting technique. She will demonstrate the art of Chinese painting, talk of its history and meaning, and let us try our hand at the Chinese way of painting.


1:00 PM Sunday, July 16th
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

 

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July Life Drawing

July Life Drawing

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • July 16th • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Third Sunday of the month
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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The ArtiFactory at ArtsFest

The ArtiFactory Tent #13 NW corner of Washington & Dubuque ArtsFest Artists Schedule June 2-3, 2017

  • Friday June 2
    • 5 pm to 8 pm: David Luck will be doing a “Double Loop Chain Making Demo” in silver wire.

 

  •  Saturday June 3 
    • 11 am to 2 pm: Deanne Wortman and an engineering students. They will be doing activities with tessellations and box puzzles. She will also bring one of Eric Wortman’s marble machines.
    • 2 pm to 5 pm: Marilyn Moore will be leading 2 different “weaving” projects with kids. One uses foam cups. The other is on a large scale with hoops and weaving materials.
    • 5 pm to 7 pm: Bob Richardson will offer cartooning instruction.
The ArtiFactory at ArtsFest
The ArtiFactory at ArtsFest

June Art In The Afternoon

Art In The Afternoon with Fatima Saeed

Fatima Saeed is a Sudanese artist who uses Nubian themes in three-dimensional sculptures of leather, fabric and paper. Watercolor, fabric dye and glitter are used to enhance the designs. Her program “Coloring for Peace” with children and teens at Iowa UNA was a great success.


1:00 PM Sunday, June 18th
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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June Life Drawing

June Life Drawing

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • June 18th • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Third Sunday of the month
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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May Art In The Afternoon

The Art of Found Objects
with Marge Clancy

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MargeDiscover how simple items from nature can become works of art. Driftwood or leaves can become her canvas. Since the ’70’s Marge has created the costumes for High School, Community Theater and Riverside Theater productions. The plays include Guys & Dolls, Bus Stop, Naughty Marietta and many more. A backdrop she made for the band, Dogs On Skis, is in Okoboji Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now, her talents have turned toward her natural art.


1:00 PM Sunday, May 21st
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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May Life Drawing

May Life Drawing

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • May 21st • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Third Sunday of the month
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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