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Beginning Fused Glass-Jewelry


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2 Sessions Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 am – 1 pm

& Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10 am – 11 am

Discover the basics of glass fusing over 2 classes with Jill Groves. Each student will make 2 from the following choices; pendant, pin or pair of earrings. The first class is an introduction of art glass. The remainder of the class is spent choosing and layering glass.

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The second session will involve adding bails & earring wires to our finished pieces.

No experience with glass is required for this course. Beginner’s welcome!

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Cost $30.00 Before 3/11/18 after 3/11/18 $35.00

Class size minimum of 5-maximun 10

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Sign Up & Prepay for Spring Classes Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404

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Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*must prepay for Fused Glass Workshop!

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Looking for a unique gift for Mother’s Day?

Why not create your own mini work of art perfect for your mom or yourself!

You will learn how to create beautiful works of wearable art by layering art glass and fusing the glass in a kiln.

Each student will make 2 from the following choices; pendant, pin or pair of earrings.

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The first class is 2 hours long and begins with an introduction of glass fusing with a kiln, and instructions on glass cutting and equipment usage.

The remainder of the class is spent choosing and layering glass.

At the next session, you will add bails, earring wires, posts, or pins to our finished pieces.

This popular class is tailored to beginners and advanced students.

Finished work will be available for pick up in 1 or 2 weeks.

Cost includes all project supplies, use of equipment, kiln firing and art glass.

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Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

802 S. Main St.

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

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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! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church. 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 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

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Family Art Day


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Join us for Family Art Day on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

On one Saturday morning your family can paint and

decorate a paper mache egg as you join us in

celebrating spring and renewal!

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Cost is $5.00 per family (this helps to cover the cost of materials)

plus a canned food donation for the Willard Food Bank!

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Enjoy a free lunch next door at the New Haven United Methodist Church as well as other crafts and activities.

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Mail your registration to:

Kevin Casto

802 S. Main St.

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

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

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! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church. 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 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

Paint Camp


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Take an artistic break this summer!

Dates: July 12-13, 2016 10 a.m.-12noon

$30.00 before 6/30/17

After 6/30/17 $35.00

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Class Size: 6-8 Students   Ages 9-15

All materials provided

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2 days of exploring many types of Mediums, Paints and Painting styles.

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*You must prepay for Camps to reserve your space!

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Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

                         802 S. Main St.                      

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

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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! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  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 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

Summer Art Contest & Exhibition


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If art (photography, sculpture, weaving, painting, collage, fused-glass or pottery) 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 11 years and older. Artwork must be gallery ready: framed, matted (ready to hang.) For more information call the library @ 419-933-8564.

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Up to three free entries may be submitted at the Art Junction on July 19 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. & July 25 from 5:00-8:00 or at the Willard location of the Huron County Community Library by July 29th. The exhibition will take place August 5 – August 25, 2017.    

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Contest categories: Proud to call Willard Home, Community, Ohio,

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Pets, and Animals.  Share your work with our community and enter.  It’s Free!

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Drop off artwork at the Art Junction July 19, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Drop off artwork at the Art Junction July 25, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Drop off artwork at the Willard location of the Huron County Community Library by July 29th.

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

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The contest & exhibition consists of work submitted through the Willard, Greenwich, and 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 5 – August 25, 2017.    

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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

Family Art Day


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On Saturday, April 8, 2017 drop by the Art Junction between the hours of 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

In one Saturday morning families can create their own butterfly out of sculpey clay to celebrate renewal.

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Cost is $5.00 per family (this helps to cover the cost of the materials) and a canned food donation for the Willard Food Bank!

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Enjoy a free lunch next door at the New Haven United Methodist Church along with other fun activities!

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                                                  Please sign up by 4/7/17 for Family Art Day.

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The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

 

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

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We had a great time at our ornament workshop this fall.

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Jill Groves led the workshop introducing everyone to the art of fused-glass.

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After deciding upon a design for their ornament, everyone was busy at work.

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It was a fun workshop for everyone no matter what skill level they have with fused-glass.

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Here are some examples of the ornaments.

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Maybe you can join us for a future workshop in 2017 at the Art Junction.

Art Camp Jr.


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We had a great time at Art Camp Jr. this summer.

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We explored building 3d environments with many unique materials.

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Everyone enjoyed exploring through building.

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The final step was to add color to their creation.

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Here are some examples of the students’ work:

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Campers also participated in some fun painting experiences.

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We explored color mixing.

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Campers discovered printmaking.

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Everyone enjoyed the creative process through discovering many different mediums.

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Maybe you can join us for an upcoming fall class or workshop at the Art Junction!

Paint Camp


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We held our first paint camp this summer.

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Everyone enjoyed exploring different ways to employ paint.

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Over two days we explored a wide variety of painting mediums.

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It was a fun group of artists to work with this summer.

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Everyone was thrilled with their paintings.

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Maybe you can join us for future classes this fall at the Art Junction.

 

The Community Summer Art Exhibition!


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This exhibit is composed of 17 local, area and regional artists…

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who are exhibiting 40 items composed of paintings, pottery, watercolors, pastels, fused-glass, and photography…

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through the Willard, Greenwich, North Fairfield and Wakeman branches of the Huron County Community Library for this exhibition and contest.

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 On Saturday, August 6, 2016 join us for the opening celebration of this exhibit! Local musician Doug Tudor will be performing on guitar

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and homemade ice cream will be served by members of the New Haven United Methodist Church on the lawn next to the Art Junction from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

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   *Art awards will be presented at 7:15 p.m. on August 6, 2016.

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Regular gallery hours for the Super Summer Art Exhibition will be Fridays & Saturdays, August 6 – 27, 2016 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

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Please join us for our opening night on August 6, 2016 from 6:30 – 8:30!

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

The exhibition will take place August 6 – August 27, 2016.    

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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! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  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 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

Summer fused-glass workshop


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We had a great time creating plates at our recent fused-glass workshop.

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Jill Groves led the workshop.

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The first part of the workshop was instruction on the technique and method of fused-glass.

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Next was the work session.

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Everyone had their own creative ideas which they pursed through glass.

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The workshop was a great time for everyone.

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Here are some examples of the finished plates created in the workshop:

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Maybe you can join us for our next fused-glass workshop in November.