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Long Pose Figure Painting and Sculpture Open Studio (Spring Session I)

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MonitorExperienced sculptors and painters looking to work from long poses are invited to practice their art in this weekly session. Participants are responsible for all materials, and instruction is not provided. Tuition includes model fee.Fridays, April 5 - May 109 am - 12 pm$85$100$20 Daily Drop-In Fee
Daytime Open Studio (Spring Session)

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MonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Wednesdays, April 10 - June 129 am - Noon$145$170$20 Daily Drop-In Fee
Evening Open Studio (Spring Session)

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MonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Wednesdays, April 10 - June 126:30 - 9:30 pm$145$170$20 Daily Drop-In Fee
Long Pose Figure Painting and Sculpture Open Studio (Spring Session II)

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MonitorExperienced sculptors and painters looking to work from long poses are invited to practice their art in this weekly session. Participants are responsible for all materials, and instruction is not provided. Tuition includes model fee.Fridays, May 17 - June 219 am - 12 pm$85$100$20 Daily Drop-In Fee
Feel the Power! Drawing from Memory and Observation

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John David and Rachel (Eastman) O'ShaughnessyGet everyone drawing! Enjoy the dynamism of mixed media drawing from observation and memory. Work with charcoal, ink, acrylic and graphite, expand your ability to see, perceive, and make strong, convincing drawings. Draw from nature and memory with increased confidence. Enjoy responding to the changing phenomena of the natural world.Mondays, June 10 & 174 - 8 PM$192$225$30
The Active Observer – Basic Drawing

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Meg McLeanPut pencil (and charcoal) to paper and see where you can go! Learning to draw is learning to see and a wonderful way to slow down. Understand line, contour, gesture and form while using various materials and the unique marks they make. Begin your creative journey at AVA! Working from a model included.Mondays, June 24-July 296-8:30 PM$234$275
Daytime Open Studio (Summer Session)

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MonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Wednesdays, June 26 - August 289 am - Noon$145$170$20 Daily Drop-In Fee
Evening Open Studio (Summer Session)

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MonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Wednesdays, June 26 - August 286:30 - 9:30 pm$145$170$20 Daily Drop-In Fee
Intensive Drawing (S19A20D)

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Gerald AutenThis one-day intensive workshop is designed for both beginning and more experienced students to both freshen up their drawing skills and learn to think about this foundational medium in new ways. Part of the workshop will involve drawing from a live model. Saturday July 209 AM - 5 PM$85$100

Call For Entries: Holiday Exhibition

You are invited to submit your work to our Annual Holiday Exhibition and Sale! Every year our Holiday Show is the place to find fun and unique gifts ranging from artwork in all media to handmade ornaments and fine jewelry. This year’s opening reception will coincide with our Open House on Saturday, December 2. Our resident artists will have their studios open to the public and there will be live music!

Entry Deadline: November 7, 2017 at 11:59pm
Entry Fee: $25 per artist (must be a current member)

Drop-off: Thursday–Saturday, Nov 16-18, 10am-5pm

Opening Reception: Saturday, December 2, 5pm
Exhibition Dates: December 2–23, 2017



ENTER YOUR WORK HERE

 

AVA Gallery Appoints Mila Pinigin as Exhibition Manager

Lebanon, NH (August 25, 2017) AVA Gallery and Art Center (AVA) announced today that Mila Pinigin has been selected as Exhibition Manager. Ms. Pinigin will officially begin transitioning into the position part-time starting in midSeptember and will assume full-time responsibilities on November 1, 2017.

The announcement came jointly from AVA Gallery Board Chair H. Sloane Mayor and Executive Director Trip Anderson.

“We are elated to have Mila joining us at AVA,” said Mayor. “With her strong background in the arts and exhibitions, combined with her knowledge of the Upper Valley arts scene, we could not have been more fortunate. AVA has such an exciting future ahead, with sculptural programming rolling out in the Bente Building this fall, and new exhibition space in our members’ gallery, the strength of our team is as important as ever. Mila brings the skills to connect AVA with the community through exhibitions that use inventive applications of education, outreach and business associations.”

 

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Call for Entries Doors & Windows

AVA Gallery and Art Center is now accepting submissions for Doors & Windows: Open & Closed a juried and curated exhibition by Rebecca L. Lawrence, former New Hampshire State Arts Council Director.

The exhibition will run October 13- November 10, 2017 in the Rebecca Lawrence Gallery Entry with an Opening Reception on Friday, October 13, 5 – 7pm.

Entry Deadline: September 8, 2017 at 11:59pm

Entry Fee: $20

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Entry instructions HERE

Call for Entries: AVA Gallery and Art Center’s Holiday Sale and Exhibition 2015

Click here to download the 2015 Holiday Sale and Exhibition Call for Entries.

Click here to download the 2015 Holiday Sale and Exhibition Form.

 

November 27 – December 24, 2015

Opening Reception: Friday, November 27, 5-7pm

 

Artwork Delivery Dates:

Saturday, November 14, 11am-5pm

Monday, November 16, 11am-5pm

Tuesday, November 17, 11am-5pm

 

Pick Up Dates:

Tuesday or Wednesday, December 29 and 30; 11am – 6pm

 

Eligibility: Current AVA membership. Membership not current? Join or renew today! Annual membership is $55 for an individual or $75 for a family.

 

Entry Fee: $20 (per artist, not per piece)

 

Gallery Commission: AVA retains 40% of sales on artwork. All works must be for sale; in previous years, works priced under $400 have sold especially well.

 

Click here to download the 2015 Holiday Sale and Exhibition Call for Entries.

Click here to download the 2015 Holiday Sale and Exhibition Form.