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Classes & Workshops

Watercolor Basics with Sandra Baker-Hinton

August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2024 from 1 to 4 pm, $170.

2 Workshops with Robin Popp

Acrylic Encaustic, September 19, 10AM-4PM, $150

Acrylic Layered Landscapes, September 20-21, 10AM-4PM, $300

To register, visit www.robinpopp.com

Painting Expressive Landscapes in the Studio with Eric Jacobsen

October 14 – 16, 2024, 10 AM – 4 PM, $395

Plein Air Painting with Eric Jacobsen

October 17 & 18, 2024, 10am-4pm, $295

Join award winning artist and popular instructor, Eric Jacobsen for this painting workshop. This workshop is for oil and acrylics. We will focus on the fundamentals of good painting as it relates to landscape painting. We will cover the following topics:
Choosing a Motif,
Identifying and mixing accurate Warm and Cool Colors,
Establishing a Focal Point as well as
Tips and
Do’s and Don’ts for the Landscape Painter to consider

Contact Eric for more information or to register. 541-490-0447

Elio Camacho
Exploring Color with Still Lifes Workshops

March 10-12 and March 14-16, 2025, 9 AM to 4 PM, $395

Figure Drawing Group

On hiatus until the fall.

Fernandina Beach Photography Group

On vacation until September 2024. Membership is free to the public! Come join our monthly meetings with a guest speaker, and a monthly “Photo Challenge” (show and tell) of a theme decided in the previous meeting.The group usually meets at 7 pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month in the Art Education Center next to Island Art Association Gallery. 

For more information, contact Bill McKenna at liamckenna@gmail.com Follow us on Facebook!

Ukulele FUN Network

 The group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 7 until 8:30 PM in the Art Education Center.  No cost and anyone may participate.  Just bring your instrument and/or your voice to join in the FUN. We’ll be using, “The Daily Ukulele, 365 Songs For Better Living” by Jim and Liz Beloff as well as contributions shared by participants. Beginners welcome. The Daily Ukulele is available online. For more information, contact Gene Janicke at 651-769-4881

Art Critique

The IAA critique group meets on the last Saturday of each month at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. Artists may bring works in progress to receive the group’s support and views. Story & Song’s Bistro offers a breakfast and lunch menu. 

Free Children's Art

Free Classes for children will be replaced by an all age appropriate movie during the summer months from 11am until 1 pm  in the Art Education Center. No registration or cost is involved.  Just bring the youngsters to cool off and enjoy free popcorn, candy and drinks. June 15th’s feature is “Labyrinth”; on July 20th, it’s “Linnea in Monet’s Garden, and on August 17th, the film is “The Never Ending Story”.

Drop In Studios

Tuesday and Thursday Open Studios

All mediums welcome. 1 PM until 5 PM. No registration required; just show up and enjoy working beside other artists. $5 fee. For Tuesday Information, contact Diane Withrow at withrow31@aol.com and for Thursday info, contact Chris McCall. Her email is chris.mccall370@gmail.com