Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Arts Clayton - September Calendar

Celebrate Art!
Thursday, September 4, 2008
5:30-7:30pm FREE
Bring a friend and enjoy amazing fine art from local Georgia Artists as we celebrate the work of Juried Show winner, Keith Barnett, and a retrospective "All Mirth & No Matter"
September Exhibitions
Sponsored by H&H Systems (Pat & Gene Hussey) and Chickfila Jonesboro Dwarf House
“All Mirth and No Matter” – Keith Barnett, 2008 Juried Show Winner
Through the use of a variety of mediums, Mr. Barnett seeks to understand the conflicting and complimentary universal processes of order and chaos. While this quest brings a wide range of interests to explore, his passions of classic portraiture, still lifes and landscapes are most prominent. The results of his process are beautiful studies of the natural world, set expertly in the most appropriate medium pulled from his wide portfolio of color pencil, acrylic, watercolor or paper collage. Show Dates: Sept 3-September 26
“The Road Traveled”
“Oh the places you’ll go!” – Dr. Seuss. Our lives lead us down many roads, whether it is the one less traveled or a heavily worn path. The open road calls to some. For others, only one that matters is that road which leads home. For still others, it isn’t the physical trip through life that is important, but the creative process or spiritual journey. See how the Exhibiting Artists creatively interpret this month's theme in a wide range of mediums and disciplines. thru September 26
“5thAnnual Juried Photography Competition, presented in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography 10”

Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty
Every October, Arts Clayton proudly participates in the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival and hosts the Annual Juried Photography Show and Competition. Now in its fifth year, Georgia photographers are invited to submit their very best work to the annual competition. In addition to monetary awards for Best of Show, and first, second and third places, the Best of Show winner is purchased every year to be included in Arts Clayton’s permanent collection. This year's show features work from 39 Georgia photographers Show Dates: Sept 30-Oct 31, 2008.
Join us for the Opening Reception and Awards Presentation October 2, 2008 5:30-7:30pm.
“Mistletoe Market – Arts Clayton Fine Arts & Master Crafts Festival”
Celebrate the season and find the perfect hand-crafted artisan gift for everyone on your holiday gift list at the Arts Clayton Gallery’s annual fine arts and master crafts festival. Jewelry, glass, ceramics, wood, fiber art, drawings, prints, photography and more! Admission is free. November 4-December 12.
For many, the holiday season brings back feelings created by those events or times that leave an impression on our souls. See how exhibiting artists, in a wide range of mediums, creatively interpret this seasonal theme. November 4-December 12.
Join us for the Opening Reception and Awards Presentation November 6, 2008 5:30-7:30pm.
Holiday Events!
Mistletoe & Merlot - Holiday Wine Tasting
One of the most popular events of the season is back again! Enjoy an evening of about fine holiday wines, live music and seasonal appetizers. Plus shop for everyone on your gift list at the Mistletoe Market. Presented in Partnership with Highway 138 Package store. $20.00 per person. November 13, 2008 6-9pm
Holiday At Home Parade
Arts Clayton hosts the annual Holidayat Home Parade. Kick off the holidays as Santa Comes to Downtown Jonesboro in this community wide parade event! November 22, 2008
2nd Annual Arts Clayton Holiday Party
All are invited to join the Arts Clayton Board of Directors as we enjoy the spirit of the season. December 4, 2008, 5:30-7:30pm

2009 Preview - Mark your calenders!

"Crazy Quilts" - Georgia Quilt Council Traveling Show, and "Warm the Heart", Quilts & Fiber Art Exhibition - Jan 2009
2009 JAnnual Juried Show & Competition - Feb 2009
13th District Congressional Student Art Competition - March 2009
Georgia Watercolor Society Members Show - August 30-Oct 3, 2009

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