Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Sign up for Spring Classes

Spring is just around the corner and we are now taking registrations for our next session of art classes. Check out our webpage - www.ewpoore.com - for a complete listing of what is being offered. Artist Randy Knowles has joined our faculty and will be offering classes in pastels and oils.

Zentangel will be taught by Diane Ryan - create beautiful images from repetitive patterns using pen and ink. This new art form is relaxing and addictive and increases focus and creativity.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

What's Going On?

Happy Thanksgiving from the Family & Staff of E. W. Poore Picture Framing and Art Gallery, home of the E. W. Poore Art Studio. As we approach 2010, our 130th year in business, we have much to be thankful for! A family-owned business is a special thing, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to serve you.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in our Gallery where we are featuring Izolajeanne handpainted, one-of-a-kind silk scarves by Jeanne Lachance. We also have a full selection of original art, art prints, and greeting cards by such artists as Jeanne Lachance, Karin Bolton, Jean Tallman, Claudette Gammon, Priscilla Memole, Tom Wright, Mark Hudon, and Paul Archambault . On your next visit, be sure to check out our New Hampshire room for local images and local artists.

Our Winter Class Schedule is now available. We offer a full schedule of painting & drawing classes for kids & adults. Stop in to pick up a copy or look on our website, www.ewpoore.com Look on the Art Studio page. Pre-registration for current students is underway, and general registration for all new students will begin December 1st.

Friday, August 14, 2009

For Kids & Teens - UPDATED for 2010!

UPDATE: These classes will be offered again in January 2010! Sign-ups start December 1st!

Jeanne Bisceglia is returning with her popular Art Group for 8-12 year olds. This class will be held on Thursdays this year, from 3:30 - 5:30 pm starting January 7 & March 4. Tuition is $90 for 6 weeks, and all materials are included.

Michelle Beliveau will be bringing back the Art Group for 6 & 7 year olds to Saturday mornings. This class will be held from 10 - 11:15 am starting January 9, and again on March 6. Tuition is $60 for 6 weeks and includes all materials.

Jeanne Bisceglia is repeating Drawing for 12 -16 year olds course, that will meet on Wednesday afternoons from 4 -6 pm, for 6 weeks starting January 6 and March 3. This Drawing class will include using different grade pencils as well as colored pencils, and also introduce pen & ink as a drawing medium, brushes for ink washes. Purchase of materials will be discussed at the first class. Tuition is $90.

Also, our teen students are invited/encouraged to consider taking one of the adult courses offered in the evenings and on Saturday mornings. This would include Jeanne Lachance's Beginning & Intermediate Drawing, Kim Roth's Drawing, Colored Pencil, and Acrylic Classes, Suzanne Binnie's Beginning Watercolor, Laurel Jamieson's Watercolor on the Edge, Mary Buergin's Pastel Painting, and Michelle Beliveau's Mixed Media/Collage class. Most of these are 12 week classes that start the week after New Year's Day.

More more information or to register, call us at 603.622.3802, or you can find the online registration form at our website: www.ewpoore.com on the Art Studio page!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Looking Ahead to Fall

Hello Everyone!
It has been a fun summer here at E. W. Poore with lots of classes and workshops going on. Now we are looking ahead to fall.

Jeanne Lachance will be back with 3 classes this fall: Tuesday morning's Drawing, Colored Pencil, & Watercolor, Thursday morning's Oil Painting, and Saturday morning's Beginning & Intermediate Drawing.

Kim Roth is also back with a full complement of courses. His Acrylic Painting class will be offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday mornings, and Drawing, Watercolor, & Acrylics will be offered on Tuesday & Thursday evenings. Kim will also offer Drawing for Painters, Acrylic Demonstration, and Art History at various times.

Laurel Jamieson brings a new class to the Art Studio. The Art of Watercolor Journaling will be offered on Thursday evenings.

Mary Buergin returns with two offerings of her Pastel Painting course on Tuesday evening or Thursday morning.

Frank Moulin will be leading the Intermediate Watercolor class which meets on Saturday mornings. All are welcome.

Suzanne Binnie's Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond class will be offered on Thursday evenings, and is a wonderful class for anyone just starting.

Michelle Beliveau is back again after some time off and will bring her Mixed Media Collage course to Tuesday evenings.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Student Art Show - Dates Announced

E. W. Poore Art Studio

Student Art Show - 2009

On Display: May 5 - 23

Artists’ Reception: 

Thursday May 7, 5 - 7:30 pm

Students may submit one piece per class.  An example: Margaret takes oils with Jeanne & watercolors with Frank.  She may put 2 pieces in the show - 1 oil & 1 watercolor.  All artwork must be framed and ready to hang with picture cord or wire.  If you have any questions, please speak with Jennifer, Guylaine, or Kimberly.  

Thank you!

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Alyssa Goes to Washington

Congratulations go out to  Alyssa Pittera, a student at Coe-Brown Academy in Northwood, NH.  Alyssa's artwork, Blooming Rocker, was selected to represent New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District in the Congressional Art Awards program, and will hang in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
At E. W. Poore, we are very excited to be framing Alyssa's piece before it travels to Washington.  This is our 10th year framing artwork for this fantastic program celebrating the talented young artists of NH.
Mr. Allen Unrein is Alyssa's instructor at Coe-Brown.
Congratulations Alyssa!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Jury Show '09

On Thursday March 26th, we will be celebrating the artists and artwork of the Jury Show '09 with a reception in their honor, from 5 - 7 pm, and an awards ceremony at 6:30pm.  This will all take place in our gallery at 531 Front Street, on Manchester's West Side.
For more info and images, check out our website, www.ewpoore.com.

Watercolor Collage Workshop

Local artist, Bill Earnshaw, will be offering a 3-day Watercolor Collage workshop at the Art Studio at E. W. Poore this spring.  Running for 3 consecutive Saturdays starting April 18th, Bill will introduce you to his techniques of watercolor collage.  Tuition for the 3 days is $100. with a 1 day option available for $40.  The workshop meets from 9:30am - 12:30pm, and a supply list is as follows: 

Watercolor paints and brushes
Elmer's glue and stiff brush for collaging
Watercolor paper 300 lb recommended Sizes 7 1/2by7 1/2 inches and 11by15 inches or student's choice
Assorted papers for collageing. These can be purchased or found from magazine advertisement's.

Any questions contact Bill Earnshaw bnle04@yahoo.com or tel 472 3866

The artwork at the top of this blog entry is Bill's watercolor collage piece, "Sunset".  It is currently on display as part of E. W. Poore's Jury Show '09.
To see Bill's bio and more of his artwork, visit his website at www.earnshawart.com