visual culture

A Harvest of Attributes: art that examines the fruit of the spirit.


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In a season of change and transition, art is a deep voice, which speaks authentically to our times, and the reality of what is and to the possibility of what might be. The Art Junction and New Haven United Methodist Church present art that examines the fruit of the spirit, which identifies the characteristics of a Christian through visual art.

The Fruit of the Holy Spirit is a biblical term that sums up nine attributes of the Christian life according to Paul in his Letter to the Galatians “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Galatians 5:22-23.

Artists participating in this exhibit are locally and regionally known around Ohio for their talents. Nancy Beckett from Norwalk, James Easter -Toledo, Alec Casto –Willard, David Wolff – Collins, Cynde Spyker –Attica, Karen Wilson – New Haven, Lynda Stoneham – North Fairfield, Anita Andrews – Bellevue, and Kevin Casto – Willard

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Art is a symbol, pointing to something else that is beyond us and what we can strive for as an individual and as a community… this group exhibit is The Art Junction and New Haven United Methodist Church’s method to reach out and share a visual story with our community. Community arts provide a new gathering place, a cultural and spiritual touchstone that is a source of community revitalization and neighborhood revival.

The exhibit invites the viewer to examine, participate and listen to the visual story of the attributes of the Christian life that can be gained through surrender to the power of the Holy Spirit.

The exhibition of artwork opens Sunday, October 27 and runs through November 24, 2019. There will be a closing reception at the end of the exhibition on Sunday, November 24 at 11:15 a.m. The exhibit is located in the New Haven United Methodist Church at 2644 Prairie Street in New Haven, Ohio. Special showings are available upon request.

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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

 

Tuesday afternoon art classes


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Classes will cover art history, visual & motor skills, principals of art & design, creative thinking, basic drawing, painting and 3D art concepts as well as integrate with basic educational concepts of math, science, language and history.

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Come explore ART and have some fun!
Cost: Cost $30 a student for 5 sessions Instructor supplies all materials!

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Dates: Beginning Tuesday, January 16 – February 13, 2018

 4:05-4:45 p.m. 1st– 5th grade students

4:45-5:30 p.m. 6th grade – Adults

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*If bad weather cancels Willard City Schools –Art Classes will be canceled and a make-up date will be added.

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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.

Abstract Painting


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This class will explore and discuss abstract art in a collaborative atmosphere. Demonstrations will be done on techniques used by abstract artists, artistic movements, and themes.

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Each participant will use a 16” x 20” canvas with all materials provided.

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$30.00 before 6/30/17     $35.00 after 6/30/17

Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

(or when you complete your painting)

Class size 4-6 participants ages 10 and up

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*Sign Up & Prepay for Summer Classes Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*You must prepay to reserve your place in each 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

 

Art Camp Jr.


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Need some creativity in your summer?

Let’s explore art!

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Dates: July 18-19, 2017 10 a.m.- 12noon Ages 6-8

$30.00 before 6/30/17

After 6/30/17 $35.00

All Materials Provided     Class Size: 6-8 Students

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2 days of Painting, Drawing, Sculpture & Creative Explorations Indoors & Outdoors!

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Sign Up & Prepay for Summer Classes Today!

For more information call 419-935-3404

Class Size is Limited

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Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*You must prepay for Camps to reserve your space!

             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

 

 

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

Discover Drawing


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Explore basic drawing concepts, develop drawing

skills, investigate doodling to figure drawing.

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All Materials provided

$15.00 before 6/16/17

$20.00 after 6/16/17

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Class Size 6-8 participants ages 8 to Adult

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*Sign Up & Prepay for Summer Classes Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*You must prepay to reserve your place in each workshop!

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Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

802 S. Main St.

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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.

Tuesday Afternoon Winter Art Classes


Classes will cover art history, visual & motor skills, principals of art & design, creative thinking, basic drawing, painting and 3D art concepts as well as integrate with basic educational concepts of math, science, language and history.

Come explore ART and have some fun!

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Cost: $25.00 a student for 5 sessions Students are responsible for all of their art materials!

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Cost $30 a student for 5 sessions Instructor supplies all materials!

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Dates: Beginning Tuesday, January 17 – February 14, 2017

 4:05-4:45 p.m. 1st– 5th grade students

4:45-5:30 p.m. 6th grade – Adults

*If bad weather cancels Willard City Schools –Art Classes will be canceled and a make-up date will be added.

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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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