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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.    

 2017 Summer Art Contest

 

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

BEGINNING FUSED-GLASS JEWELRY


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Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm  

2 Sessions to complete this workshop

         & Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10 am – 11 am  

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Discover the basics of glass fusing over 2 classes with Jill Groves.

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

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Each student will make 2 from the following choices:

pendant, pin or pair of earrings. The first class is 3 hours long. The first hour is an introduction of art glass, kilns, effects of heat on glass, etc. The second hour includes instruction on glass cutting and equipment. The remainder of the class is spent choosing and layering glass.

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At the next session, we will add bails,earring wires, posts or pins to our finished pieces. No experience with glass is required for this course,which is recommended for beginners.

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Cost $30.00 before 3/4/17     after 3/4/17 $35.

Class size minimum of 5 maximum 12

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Sign Up & Prepay for Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404  

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*must prepare for Fused Glass Workshop!

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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

 

 

Fused-glass ornaments


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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.

FUSED-GLASS-Holiday Ornaments


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Saturday, November 5, 2016 10 a.m. – 12 noon 

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  Discover the basics of glass fusing with Jill Groves. Bring a friend for some extra fun! Each student will select a design for their projects, chose from a variety of glass colors and types, cut their glass and assemble their patterns to create 2 beautiful ornaments in this 2-hour class.

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Sample patterns will be available or you can bring your own! Patterns should be sized to a minimum of 1.5” x 2” or maximum of 4” x 4”. This class is geared to all skill levels from beginner to advanced.

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Finished work will be available for pick-up 2 weeks after the class. Cost includes all project supplies, use of equipment, kiln firing and art glass.

Cost $25.00 Before 10/10/16     After 10/10/16 $30.00

    Class size minimum of 5-maximun 10 Ages 10 and up!

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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

 

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.

 

Spring fused-glass workshop


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The Art Junction hosted another fused-glass plate workshop under the direction of Jill Groves.

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Everyone enjoyed their session in the studio creating their glass plate.

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We had a full house with a waiting list for this workshop.

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Everyone enjoyed their time in the studio.

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It was a very cooperative session with the glass.

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Plates in progress.

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Examples of finished work.

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Here are some examples of plates before and after firing.

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Maybe you can join us for a summer class or workshop!

Plates


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Recently the Art Junction held a wonderful workshop on creating fused-glass plates.

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Jill Groves led the workshop, instructing the participants in all the methods and processes of creating fused-glass.

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Everyone enjoyed the process of creating their plates.

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There were many steps to creating each plate as everyone had a different vision for their project.

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Everyone learned from each other in the creative process.

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Here are some examples of the pre-fired plates:

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Those are examples of the beautiful plates before firing.

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Here are some examples of the finished work:

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Maybe you can join us for our next fused-glass workshop in March where we will be creating plates again!

Fused glass workshop


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Everyone had a great experience at our recent fused-glass jewelry workshop.

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Participants were introduced to fused-glass and learned the basic concepts of the process of creating it.

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Everyone enjoyed the process of creating their own jewelry.

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There were many tools to learn to use in the process.

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Many different ages worked together creating their own fused-glass.

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Participants learned to cut glass for their creation.

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Here are examples of their work after the firing process.

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The final step was to put the fittings on their fused-glass.

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Here are some examples of the jewelry.

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Maybe you can join us for our next fused-glass workshop in the autumn of 2015.

Fused glass jewelry


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The Art Junction hosted our first fused glass workshop this fall.

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Jill Groves led this wonderful workshop, instructing the participants on how to create jewelry.

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Jill demonstrated the process as she showed the class how to begin.

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Students viewed examples of Jill’s work as they decided what type of jewelry they wished to create.

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There were many types and colors of glass to choose from.

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The creative process began as students cut their glass.

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There were many wonderful ideas explored in this workshop.

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A project before the firing process.

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Finishing touches.

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Looking at the finished jewelry.

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The last step was to put backings on the necklaces and ear rings.

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This was a wonderful workshop where everyone was able to put their own personalized touches on their own fused glass jewelry.  I hope you can join us for our next fused glass workshop in March.