The Super Summer Art Contest & Exhibition


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If art (photography, sculpture, weaving, painting, collage, digital art, pottery, etc…)

is a hobby, passion or passing interest,

this is a great way to use your talent and share your creative images with our community

at the art gallery in New Haven –The Art Junction.

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This contest is open to everyone ages 12 years and older. Artwork must be gallery ready: framed, matted (ready to hang.) For more information call the library @ 419-933-8564.

 Up to three entries may be submitted at the Art Junction on July 27 from 6:30-8:00 & July 30 from 6:30-8:00. The exhibition will take place August 8 – August 29, 2015.      

 Contest categories: photography, painting, sculpture, drawing, and fiber-based art with awards for each category as well as Best of Show, Art of Reading Award, and Judge’s Award.

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Drop off artwork at the Art Junction July 27, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Drop off artwork at the Art Junction July 30, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

2015 Summer Art Contest

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street in New Haven, OH (next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.)

The contest & exhibition consists of work submitted through the Willard, Greenwich, North Fairfield and Wakeman branches of the Huron County Community Library.

Entry forms may be picked up at any branch of the Huron County Community Library.

The exhibition will take place August 8 – August 29, 2015.

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 The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com

Repeating circles


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Campers explored creating patterns with circles.

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Everyone used ink as their medium for this project.

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Everyone created many different types of circles.

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There were many different designs created as all the students enjoyed the creative process.

 

Chalk art


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Art Camp Jr. included a session of chalk art.

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Campers began with circle shapes and learned some new techniques with chalk.

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Everyone enjoyed using brushes and water with the chalk, learning there are many ways to use this medium.

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Here is an example of the sidewalk art created by the campers.

 

Circle painting


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Circles was the theme of Art Camp Jr. this year.

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Everyone enjoyed their time of painting our large outdoor mural with various types of circles.

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Everyone chose their favorite color to create circles with.

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All of the students really enjoyed the painting process.

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It was fun to watch the painters add personal touches to our collective mural in front of the Art Junction.  A wonderful reminder of their fun experience at Art Camp Jr.

 

Expressive painting -week 2


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Everyone was busy this week beginning to put their ideas on canvas.

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Everyone is exploring new ideas and materials.

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It’s great to see the level of intensity and concentration as everyone seeks to bring their ideas to life on canvas.

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The expressive painting class is off to a great start this summer.  It will be fun to see where their ideas go in the next few weeks!

Art camp Jr.


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Tomorrow is the first day of Art camp Jr.  We will have two days of art based fun focusing on the concept of the circle.  Everyone will explore the numerous art ideas and mediums that begin with the circle.  Check back to see all of our artistic adventures!

Going digital


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The Art Junction was recently working with students at the Willard Hope Center to give the students some experience with digital photography.

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Everyone had fun learning how to use the digital cameras, taking selfies and silly photographs of each other with the many features of the cameras.

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We will return in a few weeks after Art Camp to work with the students again as we photograph their local environment.

 

 

First night


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We had a great first evening in the studio at the Art Junction for the beginning of our expressive painting class.

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Everyone that attended the first session really enjoyed their studio session!  Next week we start on our canvases!