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Beginning Chinese Ink Painting

Beginning Chinese Ink Painting

Presented by Truc Deegan

The Beginning Chinese Ink Painting class is postponed due the predicted bad weather on Sunday. It will begin on Sunday February 24th and run the four Sundays to March 17th.

  • Sundays 2/24 to 3/17/2019 at 1:00-3:00 pm
  • in The Center’s room G07
  • 28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fee $140 (plus $60 supply fee or a list to buy your own)
  • Pay the instructor at the first class

Learn the ancient art of Chinese ink painting from Truc Deegan. She studied under Mr. Ang Swee Hin who is a master of Chinese Art in the style of 12th-18th century artists. By its completion all the basic brush strokes used in this art form will have been studied, and four traditional paintings will have been completed. Register at The Center or online. Open to 8 participants. Registration required.

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About the Artist

Trúc was born and grew up in Vietnam.  Trúc (pronounced Chook and it means Bamboo) migrated to the United States of America and became a citizen in 1970. She graduated in University of Iowa in Art History with Honors. She studied under Mr. Ang Swee Hin who lives in Penang, Malaysia, a master of Chinese Art with the knowledge of the style of the 12th-18th century artists.

Trúc has held a number of one woman exhibitions and participated in numerous competitive and judged exhibitions as well.  She has taught brush painting in the United States, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.  Her works have been purchased by art lovers around the world and are found in collections in Malaysia, Great Britain, France, Australia, Sri Lanka, the United States and elsewhere.  In 2001 the Iowa City Public Library selected one of her works for its permanent collection.  In 2002 one of her paintings received an Honorable Mention Prize at the Hooverfest.  In 2012 Art of Mercy Hospital collected two of her works for their art collection.

Many of her works are on display at Melrose Meadow, a retirement community at 350 Dublin Drive, Iowa City, Ia.  Recently, She had a joint show titled Midwest Summer: Light & Warm with other artists at the Iowa at Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.  Her latest exhibition was held in Central College, Pella, Iowa in Nov. 2016.

September Art In the Afternoon

Latif Behroz Art In The Afternoon

Latif Behroz is a peace volunteer who has done “art and graffiti for peace”; a series of paintings on walls in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Along with his activist friends, Latif has also set “The Kindness Wall of Kabul”: a painted wall where people can leave clothes and other items for those in need. (The wall is featured in The New York Times, March 24, 2016). Latif is currently a student at Scattergood Friends School in West Branch and wants to continue the Kindness Wall project here in Iowa City.


1:00 PM Sunday, Sept. 17th
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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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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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 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 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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May Day Celebration

The ArtiFactory May Day Celebration

Make & Take Art at the Brewlab

Silent Auction of May Day baskets from
  • Blick
  • County Johnson Irish
  • Stella
  • The Brewlab
drink tickets  •  souvenir glass (while supplies last  •  make & take art station
Featuring Caribbean Kitchen food for purchase with 10% of proceeds donated to ArtiFactory.
live music by Milk & Eggs
click to visit the band’s website

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5:30-8:30 PM Friday, Apr. 28th

at The Iowa City Brewlab505 E Washington Street, Iowa City

Come find out what Artifactory is all about….

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March Art In The Afternoon

Sharon Beckman - Creating Stories in Collage

Artist Sharon Beckman will discuss the process in creating her collages that are made with vintage ephemera, and will help participants create their own small collages. Please bring personal 2D items, such as photos and paper memorabilia, as well as scissors and a glue stick. Some vintage materials will also be provided for use.

Sharon Beckman spent most of her career in NYC as a graphic designer and art director and has shown her collages in Iowa at galleries in the Englert Theatre and CSPS.

Please bring glue stick and scissors with old photos and paper memorabilia


1:00 PM Sunday, Mar. 19th
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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March Life Drawing

The Artifactory and Beadology present Life Drawing drop in

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
  • Mar. 19th • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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