Art Camp

Carbondale Community Arts presents the Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award annually to individuals whose character and achievements exemplify a dedication to the arts and community in southern Illinois. Its goal is to recognize patrons, advocates, teachers, community development activists, and arts practitioners of every kind. All current or past residents of the southern Illinois’ 26 southernmost counties, with the exception of current CCA board members and staff, are eligible. Posthumous nominees will also be considered. 

 

2015 Honorees: Brent Kington, Gayle Klam, Toni Intravaia, and Edward Benyas

2016 Honorees: Bryan Kelso Crow, Mary Ellen Dillard, Ellen Spalt, and Michael Shannahan

 

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Join CCA on  Friday, October 20th for a special reception honoring 

the 2017 Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award recipients

at 4:30 PM,

Award Presentation: 5:00 PM

at CCA's Artspace 304 

304 W Walnut St in downtown Carbondale

hors d’oeuvres and libations will be served.

 

2017 Honorees 

Musician Martin “Big Larry” Allbritton

Dance Educator Susan Barnes 

Poet Allison Joseph

CCA Founding Artists Bonnie Moreno & Kathy Sanjabi

 

Please consider a contribution of $30 to CCA in support of thirty years of celebrating and cultivating the arts in southern Illinois. 

 

 

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February 3rd, 2018, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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MAKERS CLUB
CHILDREN'S ART CLASSES with Carbondale Community Arts


Carbondale Community Arts 
hosts art classes for children grades 1-6. Each class will focus on a specific theme or art material. The club will meet the first Saturday of the month,  2 - 4:30 PM at Artspace 304. Each class is $15, ($36 per month/3 classes) which covers the cost of art materials and snack. Maximum 10 children per session. 

Classes will be led by CCA Program Coordinator, Artist, and Art Educator, Stephanie Dukat. www.stephaniedukat.com 
 
2018 Class Line Up 
 
January 6 - NO MAKERS CLUB, Stay Warm!
 
February 3 -  Drawing & Painting on Clay 
Makers will learn the basics of ceramics, each student will be provided with a leather hard plate. We will learn about how use tools for texture, draw and paint with colored underglazes on to the clay's surface. After the work is fired it will be glazed clear and ready for the table or the wall. Artwork Pick up will be determined by firing schedule.
 
March 3 - Block Printing with Linoleum 
 
 
April 7 -  String Installation
Makers Club will take over a wall in the Artspace 304 Gallery and help create an interactive community installation promoting. 
 
May 5 -  Floral Paintings 
We will use the exhibit Flora as our inspiration. We will take a tour of the Artspace 304 gallery, sketch, discuss the artwork and different styles. Using a still-life e will create our own floral masterpieces using watercolors, oil pastel, and tissue paper.  
 
June 2 - Pinhole Cameras
Working with a local photographer, Makers club will construct their very own pin hole camera. We will use our handmade cameras to document the outside world at Artspace 304. We will develop our film and discuss the process. 
 
JULY & AUGUST >> No Saturday Makers Club Meetings
> PAPERS. SCISSOR. ART. CAMP. > Week Long Camps. Schedule to be announced. 
> Space Craft (dates TBD) Exploring the depths of space through arts and craft. 
 
September 1 - Art Kites
 
October 6 - Felt Monsters
Makers will use felt and fabric, we will learn basic sewing skills and break out the sewing machine to create their own felt monster. 
 
November 3-  Clay Trophies 
Makers will master the coil, score and slip! The class will take a tour of the Gallery at Artspace 304, looking at the Clay Cup exhibit. We will look, discuss makes perfect clay cup and sketch. Using the cups on display will put our own spins in it to built clay trophies, sculpting extra details, and using colored slips to decorate the surface!
 
December 1 - Ornament Making Party
 
 
 
from September 6th, 2017 at 11:00 am
to November 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 14:08

Eclipse Gallery Hours

Written by Lisa Janssen

Carbondale Community Art will host special gallery hours at Artspace 304 the weekend before the Eclipse. The exhibition LOCALITY will be on view to visitors which celebrates the rich talent in southern Illinois. This salon-style exhibition highlights over 100 of our region’s artists and craftspeople, illustrating diversity of style, technique, media, and concept. This exhibition provides an opportunity to experience southern Illinois visual arts in totality. An eclipse theme are art activity will be available for all ages to get creative!

Eclipse Gallery hours: August 18 - 20, 11AM- 5PM.

This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 16:12

Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award

Written by Lisa Janssen

Carbondale Community Arts (CCA) is accepting nominations for the second annual Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award. The Award is being presented by CCA to recognize individuals whose character and achievements exemplify a dedication to the arts and community in southern Illinois. Its goal is to recognize patrons, advocates, teachers, community development activists, and arts practitioners of every kind. All current or past residents of the southern Illinois’ 26 southernmost counties, with the exception of current CCA board members and staff, are eligible. Posthumous nominees will also be considered. 

 

“Celebrating and encouraging leadership in the field helps to foster awareness of the important role the arts play in the well-being of our communities,” said Carolyn Snyder, a past CCA board member who initiated the award. “In many ways the arts are the legacy of our communities, so we encourage you to take a moment to nominate someone who has advanced access to, support for, excellence in, and/or innovation of arts and culture in southern Illinois.”

 

2015 Honorees: Brent Kington, Gayle Klam, Toni Intravaia, and Edward Benyas

2016 Honorees: Bryan Kelso Crow, Mary Ellen Dillard, Ellen Spalt, and Michael Shannahan

 

 

Nominations for the 2017 Legacy Award are open online and will be accepted through Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Nominations by mail will also be accepted and must be postmarked by Tuesday, September 5, 2017. 

 

The 2017 Legacy honorees will be recognized this fall during a special reception. To submit a nomination,  Click the link below to submit an online form with a brief description of your proposed honoree or mail to: 2017 Arts Legacy Award, Carbondale Community Arts, 304 W Walnut St, Carbondale, IL   62901.

 

SUBMIT Online Form

 

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