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Kandinsky: A Transcendent Experience – Instructor: Dr. Jill Kiefer

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

One of the pioneers of abstract modern art, Wassily Kandinsky exploited the evocative interrelation between color and form to create an aesthetic experience that engaged the sight, sound, and emotions of the public. He believed that total abstraction offered the possibility for profound, transcendental expression. Kandinsky’s visual vocabulary developed from early representational works to rapturous […]

Portrait from a Photo with Instructor, Peter Leeds

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Want to be more creative? In this comprehensive experience of Portrait drawing, designed for beginners, Peter Leeds will break down the realization of a portrait in a lot of steps, all simple to do! Students will work at first from a photo with pencil on paper. REGISTER Dates: 6 sessions, Tuesdays Sept. 28, Oct 5, […]

Recurring

The New Tools – Art from Emerging Technologies with Instructor, John Hyde

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Class Description: Creating art takes many forms and mediums. Emerging in today’s art creation is 3D printing, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Laser cutting/engraving. These tools helped define industrial prototyping for many years and with time have entered the homes and studios of artists. Bethany Arts Community has one of each of these tools and […]

Georgia O’Keeffe: The Mother of American Modernism – Instructor: Dr. Jill Kiefer

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Georgia O'Keeffe played a pivotal role in the development of American modernism and its relationship to European avant-garde movements of the early-20th century. Producing a substantial body of work over seven decades, she sought to capture the emotion and power of objects through abstracting the natural world. O'Keeffe incorporated the techniques of other artists into […]

Surrealist Sculpture Class for Kids

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Teaching Artist, Anna Adler, leads this found object sculpture class using salvaged materials, basic hand tools, and elementary sculpture techniques, including assemblage and bricolage. Students strengthen their creative problem-solving skills and engage their imagination in making unique hybrid objects inspired by work in the galleries, explorations of the beautiful Bethany grounds, as well as modern […]

Oil Painting 101: Live Pop Art

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Learn the basics to paint your favorite items from life with Bethany Arts Community studio artist, Peter Leeds. Shadowing, toning, color relationships, cool and warm tones; and the fun vibrations of colors when placed against each other. Learn to build forms from shapes. Learn to draw through a series of measurements. Grab your favorite item […]

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