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UPCOMING EVENTS


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Under Pressure Exhibit

Under Pressure Exhibit

May 28, 12:00pm - May 28, 4:00pm+30May 29, 12:00pm - May 29, 4:00pmMay 30, 12:00pm - May 30, 4:00pmMay 31, 12:00pm - May 31, 4:00pmJun 1, 12:00pm - Jun 1, 4:00pmJun 2, 12:00pm - Jun 2, 4:00pmJun 3, 12:00pm - Jun 3, 4:00pmJun 4, 12:00pm - Jun 4, 4:00pmJun 5, 12:00pm - Jun 5, 4:00pmJun 6, 12:00pm - Jun 6, 4:00pmJun 7, 12:00pm - Jun 7, 4:00pmJun 8, 12:00pm - Jun 8, 4:00pmJun 9, 12:00pm - Jun 9, 4:00pmJun 10, 12:00pm - Jun 10, 4:00pmJun 11, 12:00pm - Jun 11, 4:00pmJun 12, 12:00pm - Jun 12, 4:00pmJun 13, 12:00pm - Jun 13, 4:00pmJun 14, 12:00pm - Jun 14, 4:00pmJun 15, 12:00pm - Jun 15, 4:00pmJun 16, 12:00pm - Jun 16, 4:00pmJun 17, 12:00pm - Jun 17, 4:00pmJun 18, 12:00pm - Jun 18, 4:00pmJun 19, 12:00pm - Jun 19, 4:00pmJun 20, 12:00pm - Jun 20, 4:00pmJun 21, 12:00pm - Jun 21, 4:00pmJun 22, 12:00pm - Jun 22, 4:00pmJun 23, 12:00pm - Jun 23, 4:00pmJun 24, 12:00pm - Jun 24, 4:00pmJun 25, 12:00pm - Jun 25, 4:00pmJun 26, 12:00pm - Jun 26, 4:00pmJun 27, 12:00pm - Jun 27, 4:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present, Under Pressure.

Under Pressure is an exhibition of work by the Central Coast Printmakers, a group of around thirty artists who share a love of printmaking.

In this exhibit of individually hand-made prints, there will be a wide variety of styles and printmaking techniques. Printmakers use many different surfaces such as wood, metal, linoleum and plastic, and methods like carving blocks, etching with acid, and painting materials to print, using a large assortment of papers to achieve these images.
Most prints are conceived and made in reverse, so that when the image is transferred to the paper, it will view correctly. The transfer to the paper is accomplished by hand rubbing or with the use of a press.

Under Pressure will be on display in the Main Gallery, concurrent with “Broken Nature” which will be on display in the Virginia Russel Gallery upstairs, from May 26 through June 27, 2022. This event is free and open to the public. Art Center Morro Bay is open daily from 12pm – 4pm.

Image: Provence© courtesy of CCP

WHAT: Under Pressure
WHEN: May 26 thru June 27, 2922
RECEPTION: June 5, 2022, 2-4pm
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or www.artcentermorrobay.org
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Broken Nature

Broken Nature

May 28, 12:00pm - May 28, 4:00pm+30May 29, 12:00pm - May 29, 4:00pmMay 30, 12:00pm - May 30, 4:00pmMay 31, 12:00pm - May 31, 4:00pmJun 1, 12:00pm - Jun 1, 4:00pmJun 2, 12:00pm - Jun 2, 4:00pmJun 3, 12:00pm - Jun 3, 4:00pmJun 4, 12:00pm - Jun 4, 4:00pmJun 5, 12:00pm - Jun 5, 4:00pmJun 6, 12:00pm - Jun 6, 4:00pmJun 7, 12:00pm - Jun 7, 4:00pmJun 8, 12:00pm - Jun 8, 4:00pmJun 9, 12:00pm - Jun 9, 4:00pmJun 10, 12:00pm - Jun 10, 4:00pmJun 11, 12:00pm - Jun 11, 4:00pmJun 12, 12:00pm - Jun 12, 4:00pmJun 13, 12:00pm - Jun 13, 4:00pmJun 14, 12:00pm - Jun 14, 4:00pmJun 15, 12:00pm - Jun 15, 4:00pmJun 16, 12:00pm - Jun 16, 4:00pmJun 17, 12:00pm - Jun 17, 4:00pmJun 18, 12:00pm - Jun 18, 4:00pmJun 19, 12:00pm - Jun 19, 4:00pmJun 20, 12:00pm - Jun 20, 4:00pmJun 21, 12:00pm - Jun 21, 4:00pmJun 22, 12:00pm - Jun 22, 4:00pmJun 23, 12:00pm - Jun 23, 4:00pmJun 24, 12:00pm - Jun 24, 4:00pmJun 25, 12:00pm - Jun 25, 4:00pmJun 26, 12:00pm - Jun 26, 4:00pmJun 27, 12:00pm - Jun 27, 4:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present “Broken Nature”


This exhibition addresses the critical state of the environment due to the impact of human presence, by thinking locally and globally, and confronting global warming, drought, wildfires, climate change, extinction of species, pollution, ocean plastic garbage patch, polluted air, etc.

This exhibit is a challenge to dare. To pose raw questions, expose current states of matter and to envision the solutions. Let us address the consequences of our choices and urgent need to live sustainably within Earth’s resources and within our own psyche.

BROKEN NATURE will be on display in the Virginia Russell Gallery (upstairs) concurrent with UNDER PRESSURE, which will be on display in the Main Gallery (downstairs), from May 26 through June 27, 2022.

This event is free and open to the public. Art Center Morro Bay is open daily from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Image: Mainstreet Roadkill"© courtesy of Tom Gould

WHAT: “Broken Nature”
WHEN: May 26 through June 27, 2922
RECEPTION: June 5, 2022, 2-4pm
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or www.artcentermorrobay.org

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Featured Artist, TED LEE EMRICK

Featured Artist, TED LEE EMRICK

May 28, 12:00pm - May 28, 4:00pm+30May 29, 12:00pm - May 29, 4:00pmMay 30, 12:00pm - May 30, 4:00pmMay 31, 12:00pm - May 31, 4:00pmJun 1, 12:00pm - Jun 1, 4:00pmJun 2, 12:00pm - Jun 2, 4:00pmJun 3, 12:00pm - Jun 3, 4:00pmJun 4, 12:00pm - Jun 4, 4:00pmJun 5, 12:00pm - Jun 5, 4:00pmJun 6, 12:00pm - Jun 6, 4:00pmJun 7, 12:00pm - Jun 7, 4:00pmJun 8, 12:00pm - Jun 8, 4:00pmJun 9, 12:00pm - Jun 9, 4:00pmJun 10, 12:00pm - Jun 10, 4:00pmJun 11, 12:00pm - Jun 11, 4:00pmJun 12, 12:00pm - Jun 12, 4:00pmJun 13, 12:00pm - Jun 13, 4:00pmJun 14, 12:00pm - Jun 14, 4:00pmJun 15, 12:00pm - Jun 15, 4:00pmJun 16, 12:00pm - Jun 16, 4:00pmJun 17, 12:00pm - Jun 17, 4:00pmJun 18, 12:00pm - Jun 18, 4:00pmJun 19, 12:00pm - Jun 19, 4:00pmJun 20, 12:00pm - Jun 20, 4:00pmJun 21, 12:00pm - Jun 21, 4:00pmJun 22, 12:00pm - Jun 22, 4:00pmJun 23, 12:00pm - Jun 23, 4:00pmJun 24, 12:00pm - Jun 24, 4:00pmJun 25, 12:00pm - Jun 25, 4:00pmJun 26, 12:00pm - Jun 26, 4:00pmJun 27, 12:00pm - Jun 27, 4:00pm

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Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present the glass and multi-media sculptures of Ted Lee Emrick.

Unique to his aquatic connection to the central coast, and having been a surfer for over 59 years, Ted Emrick’s appreciation and respect of his ocean environment has created a powerful artistic style, conscious of light, motion, time and life.

Ted’s contemporary style combined with inspiration from cave paintings and rock expeditions, offer a dynamic blend of visual storytelling within each unique sculpture! During the past 40 years, Ted has created glass ocean doors and installations, working directly with clients and outlasted many of the galleries representing his work.

This current exhibit has been inspired by the struggles in Ukraine, the bravery of its people and their efforts to be free.

“This new body of work is the first I’ve completed in five years! I’m grateful that Art Center Morro Bay is exhibiting these sculptures as I feel they are important and relevant. For now, I hope it keeps the conversation about Ukraine in the forefront, raising awareness that helps continue funding for refugees of those people who have lost everything!”

Ted Emrick earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Cal State Long Beach. His artwork has been widely collected throughout the United States. Personal and corporate collectors include Merv Griffin, Apple, Inc., Morgan Stanley and Caesar’s Palace.

Art collectors will not want to miss these beautifully inspired artworks from his “Shards of Ukraine” series, on display in conjunction with "Broken Nature" exhibit from May 26 through June 27, 2022.

Image, Mariupol Shards© courtesy of Ted Lee Emrick

The public is invited to meet the artist during the opening reception, Sunday, June 5, 2-4pm.

Art Center Morro Bay is open daily, 12pm – 4pm.
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Portrait Workshop

Portrait Workshop

May 31, 5:30pm - May 31, 8:30pm

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Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present a weekly, uninstructed, Portrait Workshop, featuring a variety of male and female clothed models.

Put yourself on the pathway to better art! This evening workshop is open to a limited number of students. There is no instructor. This workshop is appropriate for beginner to advanced. Bring your own art materials.

WHAT: Portrait Workshop
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St. Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: (12 seasons) March 15 – May 31, 2022, Tuesday Evenings, 5:30 – 8:30pm

COST: $144. for 12 weeks for MBAA Members,

$180. for 12 weeks for Non-Members

CONTACT: Bob Rodger (805) 528-4248, brodger56@yahoo.com

Online registration: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/products/

More information: www.artcentermorrobay.org

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Plein Air Painters of the Central Coast

Plein Air Painters of the Central Coast

Jun 1, 9:00am - Jun 1, 12:00pm+17Jun 8, 9:00am - Jun 8, 12:00pmJun 15, 9:00am - Jun 15, 12:00pmJun 22, 9:00am - Jun 22, 12:00pmJun 29, 9:00am - Jun 29, 12:00pmJul 6, 9:00am - Jul 6, 12:00pmJul 13, 9:00am - Jul 13, 12:00pmJul 20, 9:00am - Jul 20, 12:00pmJul 27, 9:00am - Jul 27, 12:00pmAug 3, 9:00am - Aug 3, 12:00pmAug 10, 9:00am - Aug 10, 12:00pmAug 17, 9:00am - Aug 17, 12:00pmAug 24, 9:00am - Aug 24, 12:00pmAug 31, 9:00am - Aug 31, 12:00pmSep 7, 9:00am - Sep 7, 12:00pmSep 14, 9:00am - Sep 14, 12:00pmSep 21, 9:00am - Sep 21, 12:00pmSep 28, 9:00am - Sep 28, 12:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Plein Air Painters!

Please join our casual group of plein air painters. This is a self-directed fun group of dynamic artists who enjoy painting and sketching outdoors.

We meet at a pre-determined location every week.

After our session we'll meet for a brown bag lunch at a nice location with restrooms, tables or benches and we will critique our paintings.

This is a self directed event facilitated by Kirsti Wothe, Adult Art Education Director, Art Center Morro Bay.

For more information and to be added to the email list, please contact Kirsti Wothe, mrswothe@yahoo.com

Image courtesy of Ann Fraker

COST: FREE
WHERE: Pre-determined locations weekly
WHEN: Wednesdays beginning March 16
TIME: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
CONTACT: Kirsti Wothe – Adult Education Director for more information: mrswothe@yahoo.com

MATERIALS: Artists are responsible for their own art materials and lunch

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Life Drawing

Life Drawing

Jun 1, 6:00pm - Jun 1, 9:00pm+28Jun 8, 6:00pm - Jun 8, 9:00pmJun 15, 6:00pm - Jun 15, 9:00pmJun 22, 6:00pm - Jun 22, 9:00pmJun 29, 6:00pm - Jun 29, 9:00pmJul 6, 6:00pm - Jul 6, 9:00pmJul 13, 6:00pm - Jul 13, 9:00pmJul 20, 6:00pm - Jul 20, 9:00pmJul 27, 6:00pm - Jul 27, 9:00pmAug 3, 6:00pm - Aug 3, 9:00pmAug 10, 6:00pm - Aug 10, 9:00pmAug 17, 6:00pm - Aug 17, 9:00pmAug 24, 6:00pm - Aug 24, 9:00pmAug 31, 6:00pm - Aug 31, 9:00pmSep 7, 6:00pm - Sep 7, 9:00pmSep 14, 6:00pm - Sep 14, 9:00pmSep 21, 6:00pm - Sep 21, 9:00pmSep 28, 6:00pm - Sep 28, 9:00pmOct 5, 6:00pm - Oct 5, 9:00pmOct 12, 6:00pm - Oct 12, 9:00pmOct 19, 6:00pm - Oct 19, 9:00pmOct 26, 6:00pm - Oct 26, 9:00pmNov 2, 6:00pm - Nov 2, 9:00pmNov 9, 6:00pm - Nov 9, 9:00pmNov 16, 6:00pm - Nov 16, 9:00pmNov 23, 6:00pm - Nov 23, 9:00pmNov 30, 6:00pm - Nov 30, 9:00pmDec 7, 6:00pm - Dec 7, 9:00pmDec 14, 6:00pm - Dec 14, 9:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!

Life drawing has remained the cornerstone of art instruction.
We believe life drawing should be fun, accessible and expressive. Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present a weekly, uninstructed, Life Drawing workshop, featuring a variety of male and female nude models.

Put yourself on the pathway to better art! This evening workshop, is open to all adults regardless of experience. Bring your own art supplies and work with medium of choice.

Models pose for various lengths of time, up to 20 minutes while taking short breaks. There is no instruction. This workshop is appropriate for beginner to advanced and participants should be at least 18 years of age to register.

WHAT: Wednesday Life Drawing
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St. Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: Wednesday Evenings, 6-9pm
COST: $10.00 MBAA Members and Students $12.00 Non Members

CONTACT: Bob Rodger (805) 528-4248, brodger56@yahoo.com

Online registration: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/products/

Students may be asked to wear a mask and show proof of vaccine.

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Portrait Class, Featuring Faces of Morro Bay

Portrait Class, Featuring Faces of Morro Bay

Jun 2, 5:00pm - Jun 2, 9:00pm+4Jun 9, 5:00pm - Jun 9, 9:00pmJun 16, 5:00pm - Jun 16, 9:00pmJun 23, 5:00pm - Jun 23, 9:00pmJun 30, 5:00pm - Jun 30, 9:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

THURSDAY EVENINGS, 5-8PM

Portraits with Faces of Morro Bay.

A self-led workshop with live models from the Morro Bay Community. All levels and mediums are welcome.

Each model is available during two evenings in the same pose. All models are clothed.

Artists bring their own art supplies. Gallery wrapped canvases are available for purchase, $10. each. Drop-ins are welcome.

WHAT: Faces of Morro Bay
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay
WHEN: Thursdays, 5-8pm

Cost:
Six sessions = 12 evening classes
$110 members, $120 non-members

Four Sessions = 8 evenings
$90 members, $100 non-members

Two Sessions = 4 evenings
$70 members, $80 non-members

One Session = 2 evenings
$50 members, $60 non-members

1/2 session = 1 evening
$25 members, $35 non-members

Please pre-register online at: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/products/

Contact: Kirsti Wothe
mrswothe@yahoo.com
Director of Adult Education

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Printing With or Without a Press Workshop

Printing With or Without a Press Workshop

Jun 11, 10:00am - Jun 12, 3:00pm

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Morro Bay Art Association is proud to present a workshop in printmaking with artists Rosey and Barbara Rosenthal

Class description: The Central Coast Printmakers will be leading a workshop in printmaking. Students will learn the difference between relief and intaglio while working on a linoleum plate. Students will also
use cutting tools in a way that you to print in relief by hand (as you could continue at home).

Students will also be taught to ink your plate in the intaglio method (think etching and engraving) and print it with an etching press. In this way you will have a good introduction to two common printmaking techniques without the use of acid on a metal plate. Experienced printmakers will enjoy experimenting with this process as well.

Materials: linoleum plates, papers, inks and use of tools and other materials are all Included.
Bring your own notebook, apron; personal gloves are optional. We have disposable gloves in a rather large size for inking and cleanup.

About Instructors: Barbara and Rosey, your instructors for this workshop, love sharing their passion for printmaking. Printmaking and teaching have been the foundation of their careers for fifty years, and since 1981 on the Central Coast. Rosey first learned printmaking at Pratt
Institute and Barbara first learned from him. Together they have continued to study and develop their own techniques, including working with printmakers in Granada, Spain, for two years. You will be in good hands with two skilled teachers.

COST: $100.00 Members; $135.00 Non-Members
***Materials fee is included with the 2-day class

WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA

WHEN: June 11-12, 2022

TIME: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm with an hour lunch break. Bring your own lunch or enjoy the local restaurants

PRE-REGISTER: Reserve your space online: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/shop/

May cancel registration up to 7 days of scheduled workshop for full refund. Students may be asked to wear a mask

CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or www.artcentermorrobay.org

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ART CAMP FOR KIDS! MULTI DISCOUNT RATE

ART CAMP FOR KIDS! MULTI DISCOUNT RATE

Jun 13, 9:00am - Jun 13, 11:30am+23Jun 14, 9:00am - Jun 14, 11:30amJun 15, 9:00am - Jun 15, 11:30amJun 16, 9:00am - Jun 16, 11:30amJun 20, 9:00am - Jun 20, 11:30amJun 21, 9:00am - Jun 21, 11:30amJun 22, 9:00am - Jun 22, 11:30amJun 23, 9:00am - Jun 23, 11:30amJun 27, 9:00am - Jun 27, 11:30amJun 28, 9:00am - Jun 28, 11:30amJun 29, 9:00am - Jun 29, 11:30amJun 30, 9:00am - Jun 30, 11:30amJul 11, 9:00am - Jul 11, 11:30amJul 12, 9:00am - Jul 12, 11:30amJul 13, 9:00am - Jul 13, 11:30amJul 14, 9:00am - Jul 14, 11:30amJul 18, 9:00am - Jul 18, 11:30amJul 19, 9:00am - Jul 19, 11:30amJul 20, 9:00am - Jul 20, 11:30amJul 21, 9:00am - Jul 21, 11:30amJul 25, 9:00am - Jul 25, 11:30amJul 26, 9:00am - Jul 26, 11:30amJul 27, 9:00am - Jul 27, 11:30amJul 28, 9:00am - Jul 28, 11:30am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Each week offers students art exploration with experienced instructors using a wide variety of art techniques and materials including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, & more. All materials and snacks are included.

The full Summer Art Camp program for kids spans six weeks, Monday through Thursday between June 13 and July 28. 9am - 11:30am. The full summer discounted rate saves $120.



WHAT: Art Camp for Kids! (FULL SUMMER discount)
WHEN: FULL SUMMER ART CAMP
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, Activities Room, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
TIMES: 9-11:30am
COST: $600.
CONTACT: artcenterkids.morrobay@gmail.com

Preregistration is required
Ages 6-12 and must have completed kindergarten to register. If your child has food allergies, please bring a snack.
Refunds are provided up to 3 days before the beginning of class week.

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Summer Art Camp for kids! All About Me

Summer Art Camp for kids! All About Me

Jun 13, 9:30am - Jun 13, 11:30am+3Jun 14, 9:30am - Jun 14, 11:30amJun 15, 9:30am - Jun 15, 11:30amJun 16, 9:30am - Jun 16, 11:30am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Each week offers students art exploration with experienced instructors using a wide variety of art techniques and materials including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, & more. All materials and snacks are included.

The activity of making a self portrait is powerful! Most famous artists throughout history have painted themselves. Kids will enhance their observational skills as they translate how they see themselves into their art. We will experiment with different art materials and celebrate what makes each person unique.

WHAT: All About Me
WHEN: June 13-16 (4) day Summer Art Camp
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, Activities Room, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
TIMES: 9-11:30am
COST: $120.00
CONTACT: email: artcenterkids.morrobay@gmail.com
or visit our website: www.artcentermorrobay.org

Preregistration is required:
artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/products/

Ages 6-12 and must have completed kindergarten to register. If your child has food allergies, please bring a snack.

Refunds are provided up to 3 days before the beginning of class week.

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Learning to Breathe - June 2022

Learning to Breathe - June 2022

Jun 13, 3:00pm - Jun 13, 5:00pm

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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Morro Bay Art Association is proud to offer a presentation with Travel Photographer and Lecturer, Michael J. Costa.

Michael J. Costa first made the long the trek to the Mt. Everest Base Camp in 2016 and one year later returned to Nepal to explore the wonders of Annapurna and the Nagarkot region with
his camera. With images both awe-inspiring and down to earth, Costa captures the spirit of Nepal.

Whether you’re inspired by the great Himalaya mountain range, have a soul-searching experience in Buddhist or Hindu temples, or connect with the people that you meet along the journey, Costa says the adventure is unique for each traveler; determined by who you are and how you choose to engage with the experience.

“The images I captured along the way reflect the people and places I encountered, as well as the nature of my personal experience.” -Costa

Costa visually describes a journey that takes you to places like no others on earth. The rigorous hike to the base of Mt. Everest starts at 9,000 ft in Lukla, Nepal and brings you to the top of
Kalla Pathar at an elevation of 18,600 ft. The artist’s travels took him through different regions in this unique landscape – mountains and villages, plains and glaciers – as well refugee camps affected by the April 25, 2015 earthquake.

Michael J. Costa is a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He has worked as a photo journalist for the San Mateo Daily Journal and Sierra Star, and as a
videographer for Valley Public Television and Sierra Art Trails. Costa is represented by Stellar Gallery in Oakhurst, CA. He now splits his time between Oakhurst and Los Osos, CA

This exciting lecture demonstration will explore the grand vistas of the Himalayan landscape along the Annapurna Trail (up to 13,000 feet above sea Kathmandu and other, more remote,
locales.

This demo is free and open to the public.

WHAT: Free Art Lecture
COST: FREE and open to the public
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA
WHEN: Monday, June 13, 2022, 3-5pm
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or www.artcentermorrobay.org


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Children's Art Camp, Under the Sea, June 20 - 23

Children's Art Camp, Under the Sea, June 20 - 23

Jun 20, 9:30am - Jun 20, 11:30am+3Jun 21, 9:30am - Jun 21, 11:30amJun 22, 9:30am - Jun 22, 11:30amJun 23, 9:30am - Jun 23, 11:30am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Each week offers students art exploration with experienced instructors using a wide variety of art techniques and materials including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, & more. All materials and snacks are included.

Where’s the best place to spend a hot summer day? Under the sea, of course! Dive into a week of underwater sea life using a variety of materials to create artwork inspired by the ocean and the amazing creatures to be discovered there.


WHAT: Under the Sea
WHEN: June 20 - 23 (4) day, Summer Art Camp
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, Activities Room, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
TIMES: 9-11:30am
COST: $120.00
CONTACT: artcenterkids.morrobay@gmail.com

Preregistration is required
Ages 6-12 and must have completed kindergarten to register. If your child has food allergies, please bring a snack.
Refunds are provided up to 3 days before the beginning of class week.

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Make a Mosaic

Make a Mosaic

Jun 25, 10:00am - Jun 25, 2:00pm

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You know you want to. Learn how simple, easy and fun it is to create a custom mosaic under the guidance of Joan Martin Fee. Everything is included to complete your project from garden rock to wall art to a cutie cast iron turtle.

There are so many designs and colors to choose from. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com. Some choices are - Teacup Mosaic - $60, Mosaic Rock - $50 or Mosaic Wall Art - $50. So many designs and colors to choose from.

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Succulents and Driftwood

Succulents and Driftwood

Jun 26, 10:00am - Jun 26, 12:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Enjoy a relaxing morning creating with succulents. It's super easy and super fun!

You have several projects to choose from including lush wreaths or create a beautiful garden hanging using reclaimed wood, driftwood and succulents.

Just preregister, no need to bring a thing and you'll walk out with a gorgeous, lush succulent creation. Care instructions provided.

Preregistration required at www.CreativeMeTime.com

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Summer Art Camp for Kids! Art Lab, June 27 - 30

Summer Art Camp for Kids! Art Lab, June 27 - 30

Jun 27, 9:30am - Jun 27, 11:30am+3Jun 28, 9:30am - Jun 28, 11:30amJun 29, 9:30am - Jun 29, 11:30amJun 30, 9:30am - Jun 30, 11:30am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Each week offers students art exploration with experienced instructors using a wide variety of art techniques and materials including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, & more. All materials and snacks are included.

Process Art focuses on making, experimenting, and discovering. We will use exploration to discover new materials, techniques, and tools in an open-ended way that encourages creative learning. We will explore how different materials and art tools can interact with each other to achieve unique results.

WHAT: Art Lab
WHEN: June 27-30 (4) day Summer Art Camp
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, Activities Room, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
TIMES: 9-11:30am
COST: $120.00
CONTACT: artcenterkids.morrobay@gmail.com

Preregistration is required
Ages 6-12 and must have completed kindergarten to register. If your child has food allergies, please bring a snack.
Refunds are provided up to 3 days before the beginning of class week.

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Featured Artist - Phillip Lopez

Featured Artist - Phillip Lopez

Jun 30, 12:00pm - Jun 30, 4:00pm+39Jul 1, 12:00pm - Jul 1, 4:00pmJul 2, 12:00pm - Jul 2, 4:00pmJul 3, 12:00pm - Jul 3, 4:00pmJul 4, 12:00pm - Jul 4, 4:00pmJul 5, 12:00pm - Jul 5, 4:00pmJul 6, 12:00pm - Jul 6, 4:00pmJul 7, 12:00pm - Jul 7, 4:00pmJul 8, 12:00pm - Jul 8, 4:00pmJul 9, 12:00pm - Jul 9, 4:00pmJul 10, 12:00pm - Jul 10, 4:00pmJul 11, 12:00pm - Jul 11, 4:00pmJul 12, 12:00pm - Jul 12, 4:00pmJul 13, 12:00pm - Jul 13, 4:00pmJul 14, 12:00pm - Jul 14, 4:00pmJul 15, 12:00pm - Jul 15, 4:00pmJul 16, 12:00pm - Jul 16, 4:00pmJul 17, 12:00pm - Jul 17, 4:00pmJul 18, 12:00pm - Jul 18, 4:00pmJul 19, 12:00pm - Jul 19, 4:00pmJul 20, 12:00pm - Jul 20, 4:00pmJul 21, 12:00pm - Jul 21, 4:00pmJul 22, 12:00pm - Jul 22, 4:00pmJul 23, 12:00pm - Jul 23, 4:00pmJul 24, 12:00pm - Jul 24, 4:00pmJul 25, 12:00pm - Jul 25, 4:00pmJul 26, 12:00pm - Jul 26, 4:00pmJul 27, 12:00pm - Jul 27, 4:00pmJul 28, 12:00pm - Jul 28, 4:00pmJul 29, 12:00pm - Jul 29, 4:00pmJul 30, 12:00pm - Jul 30, 4:00pmJul 31, 12:00pm - Jul 31, 4:00pmAug 1, 12:00pm - Aug 1, 4:00pmAug 2, 12:00pm - Aug 2, 4:00pmAug 3, 12:00pm - Aug 3, 4:00pmAug 4, 12:00pm - Aug 4, 4:00pmAug 5, 12:00pm - Aug 5, 4:00pmAug 6, 12:00pm - Aug 6, 4:00pmAug 7, 12:00pm - Aug 7, 4:00pmAug 8, 12:00pm - Aug 8, 4:00pm

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Phillip Lopez began his love of ceramics in high school and to this day, his high school teacher remains an inspiration. After high school, Phillip continued his art education and received a BFA from Cal State University Long Beach with a focus on clay, and an MFA from UCLA focusing on design while specializing in blown glass. While at UCLA he studied with Adrian Saxe and Richard Marquis.

Phillip has also studied at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Dear Isle, Maine as well as Pilchuck Glass School with Dale Chihuly, in Stanwood, Washington.

As a third generation Angelino, Phillip found inspiration in the natural environment. Whether swimming at Zuma beach, or camping in Yosemite, nature and color has always influenced his art. As an avid kayak fisherman, his love of the sea has guided and inspired his current series of work. Hand building, throwing on the potter’s wheel, and creating one of a kind sculptures are all incorporated into Phillip's sense of design, creativity and artistic interpretation.

Phillip is currently living and working in Los Osos, Ca. His emphasis is on color and design, primarily using the decoration method of sgraffitto, which is carving on an unfired clay body revealing the contrasting slip/color of the underlying layer.

Phillip maintained a glassblowing studio in Northridge, Ca for many years, taught high school ceramics and art, and currently works out of his Los Osos studio.

Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present Phillip Lopez exhibiting concurrently with Pastel Society of the West Coast and their 36th Annual, International Exhibition of Pastels USA.

Pastels USA and the ceramic pottery of Phillip Lopez will be on display from June 30, 2022 through August 8, 2022.

The opening artist reception will be held Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2-4pm and the closing reception will feature the award ceremony on the last day of this event, Sunday, August 7, 2022, 2-4pm. These events are free and open to the public.

Image courtesy of Phillip Lopez


WHAT: Pastels USA and the Ceramic Pottery of Phillip Lopez
WHEN: June 30, 2022 through August 8, 2022
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2-4pm
CLOSING RECEPTION: Sunday, August 7, 2022, 2-4pm
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or visit www.artcentermorrobay.org

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Pastels USA

Pastels USA

Jun 30, 12:00pm - Jun 30, 4:00pm+39Jul 1, 12:00pm - Jul 1, 4:00pmJul 2, 12:00pm - Jul 2, 4:00pmJul 3, 12:00pm - Jul 3, 4:00pmJul 4, 12:00pm - Jul 4, 4:00pmJul 5, 12:00pm - Jul 5, 4:00pmJul 6, 12:00pm - Jul 6, 4:00pmJul 7, 12:00pm - Jul 7, 4:00pmJul 8, 12:00pm - Jul 8, 4:00pmJul 9, 12:00pm - Jul 9, 4:00pmJul 10, 12:00pm - Jul 10, 4:00pmJul 11, 12:00pm - Jul 11, 4:00pmJul 12, 12:00pm - Jul 12, 4:00pmJul 13, 12:00pm - Jul 13, 4:00pmJul 14, 12:00pm - Jul 14, 4:00pmJul 15, 12:00pm - Jul 15, 4:00pmJul 16, 12:00pm - Jul 16, 4:00pmJul 17, 12:00pm - Jul 17, 4:00pmJul 18, 12:00pm - Jul 18, 4:00pmJul 19, 12:00pm - Jul 19, 4:00pmJul 20, 12:00pm - Jul 20, 4:00pmJul 21, 12:00pm - Jul 21, 4:00pmJul 22, 12:00pm - Jul 22, 4:00pmJul 23, 12:00pm - Jul 23, 4:00pmJul 24, 12:00pm - Jul 24, 4:00pmJul 25, 12:00pm - Jul 25, 4:00pmJul 26, 12:00pm - Jul 26, 4:00pmJul 27, 12:00pm - Jul 27, 4:00pmJul 28, 12:00pm - Jul 28, 4:00pmJul 29, 12:00pm - Jul 29, 4:00pmJul 30, 12:00pm - Jul 30, 4:00pmJul 31, 12:00pm - Jul 31, 4:00pmAug 1, 12:00pm - Aug 1, 4:00pmAug 2, 12:00pm - Aug 2, 4:00pmAug 3, 12:00pm - Aug 3, 4:00pmAug 4, 12:00pm - Aug 4, 4:00pmAug 5, 12:00pm - Aug 5, 4:00pmAug 6, 12:00pm - Aug 6, 4:00pmAug 7, 12:00pm - Aug 7, 4:00pmAug 8, 12:00pm - Aug 8, 4:00pm

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Pastels USA 2022

OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2-4pm
CLOSING RECEPTION: Sunday, August 7, 2022, 2-4pm

Morro Bay Art Association is proud to host Pastel Society of the West Coast and their 36th Annual, International Exhibition of Pastels USA.

This juried event is a collective of exceptional pastel artworks, featuring some of the finest contemporary artists in the world. Many of the artists are internationally acclaimed. Former entries have come from all over North America and as far away as Africa, Turkey, Asia and Europe!

The Judge of Awards and Jurors of Selection for this prestigious event will be announced at a later date.

Whether you are attending this extraordinary exhibit to observe or to purchase, you’re in for a delight! “Pastels USA” will be on display from June 30, 2022 through August 8, 2022.

The opening artist reception will be held Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2-4pm and the closing reception will feature the award ceremony on the last day of this event, Sunday, August 7, 2022, 2-4pm. These events are free and open to the public.

Image: "The Fencer, After the Fight” © SWC First Place Contemporary Realism - Elena Prudnikova


WHAT: Pastel USA
WHEN: June 30, 2022 through August 8, 2022
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2-4pm
CLOSING RECEPTION: Sunday, August 7, 2022, 2-4pm
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or visit www.artcentermorrobay.org
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Art Camp for Kids! Messy Masterpieces, July 11 - 14

Art Camp for Kids! Messy Masterpieces, July 11 - 14

Jul 11, 9:30am - Jul 11, 11:30am+3Jul 12, 9:30am - Jul 12, 11:30amJul 13, 9:30am - Jul 13, 11:30amJul 14, 9:30am - Jul 14, 11:30am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Each week offers students art exploration with experienced instructors using a wide variety of art techniques and materials including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, & more. All materials and snacks are included.

Campers will learn about the most important artistic movements in history, while creating their own masterpiece influenced by renowned artists. Get inspired by the techniques, styles and stories of great artists of the past and present.


WHAT: Messy Masterpieces
WHEN: July 11-14 (4) day, Summer Art Camp
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, Activities Room, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
TIMES: 9-11:30am
COST: $120.00
CONTACT: artcenterkids.morrobay@gmail.com

Preregistration is required
Ages 6-12 and must have completed kindergarten to register. If your child has food allergies, please bring a snack.
Refunds are provided up to 3 days before the beginning of class week.

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A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

Jul 16, 10:00am - Jul 16, 4:00pm+1Jul 17, 10:00am - Jul 17, 4:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Whether a world traveler or a homebody, a sense of place naturally finds its way into our painting. Social isolation has allowed us to consider our internal space more than ever. In this workshop we examine the concept of “place” by painting the essence of landscape - both internal and external. You will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are connected to the spirit in nature. Abstract painting is often misconstrued as an unrecognizable style of painting where no standard rules of perspective, color theory, or composition exist. We will dispel that myth.

Venture with us into the realm of self-expression by learning to harness nature's energy and direct it onto the canvas. We begin by demonstrating techniques that get you in touch with your surroundings. And we’ll also identify how “place” is sensed, perceived, and then translate into abstract painting.

Instruction includes demonstrations in basic and advanced techniques including painting with rust to create the patina of age, sumi ink, and Stabillo pencils, along with create expressive mark making, handmade stenciling, and collage to create patterns. The results are alive, authentic, and exhilarating.
Unveil the mysteries of abstraction by practicing techniques in form, rhythm and motion. Each student receives individual instruction and group critique.

Diane Williams and Chuck Potter hold Master of Fine Arts degrees in Studio Art and Consciousness from John F Kennedy University in Berkeley, CA. They studied at the University of Hangzhou China, incorporating calligraphy, traditional Chinese landscape painting and Chinese medicine with western art practices.
Their studios are in Crockett, CA. (Sugar City I AN I Studio) Benicia, CA. (I AN I Studio), and Greenville, CA. (Diamond I AN I Studio). They teach in their Benicia studio, and at their mountain retreat in Greenville. They offer destination workshops in places such as Whidbey Island, WA; Morro Bay, CA; Gualala, CA, and Marin MOCA, CA. Diane and Chuck have produced video workshop series with Jen Tough Gallery of Santa Fe and have an ongoing Zoom workshops.
Their works can be found in corporate, public, and personal collections nationally and worldwide.

This workshop is appropriate for all levels. A materials list and workshop agenda will be sent out to students upon registration.

WHAT: A SENSE OF PLACE
WHEN: July 16-17, 2022.
TIME: 10am – 4pm
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, CA 93442
COST: Members $225. Non Members $235.

Space is limited, make your reservation online: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/workshops/

Students may be asked to wear a mask. Cancellations are fully refundable up to 7 days before workshop

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Art Camp for Kids! Go Wild! July 18-21

Art Camp for Kids! Go Wild! July 18-21

Jul 18, 9:00am - Jul 18, 11:30am+3Jul 19, 9:00am - Jul 19, 11:30amJul 20, 9:00am - Jul 20, 11:30amJul 21, 9:00am - Jul 21, 11:30am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Each week offers students art exploration with experienced instructors using a wide variety of art techniques and materials including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, & more. All materials and snacks are included.

Discover the exciting world of animals and their amazing habitats. Campers will explore the textures, patterns, colors and shapes of animals from around the world and use them as inspiration for creating wild and wonderful art projects.


WHAT: Go Wild
WHEN: July 18 - 21 (4) day, Summer Art Camp
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, Activities Room, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
TIMES: 9-11:30am
COST: $120.00
CONTACT: artcenterkids.morrobay@gmail.com

Preregistration is required
Ages 6-12 and must have completed kindergarten to register. If your child has food allergies, please bring a snack.
Refunds are provided up to 3 days before the beginning of class week.

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Succulents and Driftwood Planters

Succulents and Driftwood Planters

Jul 23, 10:00am - Jul 23, 12:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

What a fun combo - succulents and driftwood! You have several projects to choose from including lush wreaths (no driftwood) or create a beautiful garden hanging using reclaimed wood, driftwood and succulents or layer driftwood to create three smaller hangings.

Just preregister, no need to bring a thing and you'll walk out with a gorgeous, lush succulent creation. Care instructions provided.

Preregistration required at www.CreativeMeTime.com

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Mosaics for All Levels

Mosaics for All Levels

Jul 24, 10:00am - Jul 24, 2:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

What will you create using all of the colorful supplies Joan Martin Fee brings for you to play with? How about a stepping stone, a garden rock, wine bottle wall art, a heart...the choices go on and on. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com and then choose your baubles, tile and plate pieces to complete your project the day of the workshop.

Everything is included to complete your project that you can complete in the class.

There are so many designs and colors to choose from. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com. Some choices are - Teacup Mosaic - $60, Mosaic Rock - $50 or Mosaic Wall Art - $55. So many designs and colors to choose from.

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Summer Art Camp for Kids! Art Explorers,  July 25-28

Summer Art Camp for Kids! Art Explorers, July 25-28

Jul 25, 9:00am - Jul 25, 11:30am+3Jul 26, 9:00am - Jul 26, 11:30amJul 27, 9:00am - Jul 27, 11:30amJul 28, 9:00am - Jul 28, 11:30am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Each week offers students art exploration with experienced instructors using a wide variety of art techniques and materials including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, & more. All materials and snacks are included.

Young artists set sail for an art adventure! Each day we will trot around the globe or travel back in time to discover art forms from different cultures around the world!
A variety of media will be used, including painting, drawing, and more!

WHAT: Art Explorers
WHEN: July 25 - 28 (4) day, Summer Art Camp
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, Activities Room, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
TIMES: 9-11:30am
COST: $120.00
CONTACT: artcenterkids.morrobay@gmail.com

Preregistration is required
Ages 6-12 and must have completed kindergarten to register. If your child has food allergies, please bring a snack.
Refunds are provided up to 3 days before the beginning of class week.

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A Quick Studies Sculpture Workshop

A Quick Studies Sculpture Workshop

Aug 7, 12:30pm - Aug 7, 4:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

This is an opportunity to work with a live model in a more spontaneous, more emotional arena; focusing on movement and gesture. Participants may choose to sculpt the whole figure, a torso or a bas relief during this workshop with a short pose of 3.5 hours.

This is also an opportunity for artists who would like to experience sculpting the human form in clay. You probably won’t have time to detail the small features; like hands, feet and facial features.

Instructor will provide a water based clay along with some tools for your use while in class.

Students will need to bring a board to work on, approx. 12” -14” square. Bring your favorite supplies, if you have them. Firing of the art is the responsibility of the student.

WHAT: A Quick Studies Sculpture Workshop with Ann Grannis
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: Sunday, August 7, 2022, 12:30pm – 4pm
COST: MBAA Members $80. Non-Members $90.
For more information, contact Kirsti Wothe: (559) 314-5043 or mrswothe@yahoo.com

Pre-register: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/shop/
May cancel registration up to 7 days of scheduled workshop for full refund. Students may be asked to wear a mask.

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CALL TO ARTISTS - UNLOCKED

CALL TO ARTISTS - UNLOCKED

Aug 9, 10:00am - Aug 9, 2:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

One might first consider the feelings of being locked-up. This may conjure thoughts of incarceration and confinement. Shackled by pain and fear, bound by personal or family strife, suppressed emotions of anger, sadness, grief or frustration. In other words, what keeps you locked-up?
This exhibition inspires fresh consideration of our most pressing social concerns through the lenses of art and history, inviting us to consider how we may become allies in the creation of a more humane world.

During this exhibit, artists are asked to emancipate themselves from artistic boundaries and unlock creative freedom!

Inspired by the freedom of captivity, this exhibition focuses on the power of dreams, love, forgiveness and the power of letting go! Liberate your artistic boundaries and set your creative spirit free.

This engaging exhibit will encompass a variety of artistic expression in all styles, ideas and mediums. Members are invited to submit up to (2) wall hung 2D pieces, (10) note cards, (5) portfolio prints, jewelry and (3) sculptures or 3D artworks. Please print entry forms and submit with your artwork on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 10am – 2pm.

Submission information, fees and entry forms are located on the website: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/entry-forms/
Artist may become a member by going to ArtCenterMorroBay.org or artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/register/

WHAT: Call to Artists, Unlocked
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: August 9, 2022, 10am – 2pm
Information: Contact Patricia Newton, artbypatricianewton@gmail.com
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On and Off the Wall

On and Off the Wall

Aug 11, 12:00pm - Aug 11, 4:00pm+39Aug 12, 12:00pm - Aug 12, 4:00pmAug 13, 12:00pm - Aug 13, 4:00pmAug 14, 12:00pm - Aug 14, 4:00pmAug 15, 12:00pm - Aug 15, 4:00pmAug 16, 12:00pm - Aug 16, 4:00pmAug 17, 12:00pm - Aug 17, 4:00pmAug 18, 12:00pm - Aug 18, 4:00pmAug 19, 12:00pm - Aug 19, 4:00pmAug 20, 12:00pm - Aug 20, 4:00pmAug 21, 12:00pm - Aug 21, 4:00pmAug 22, 12:00pm - Aug 22, 4:00pmAug 23, 12:00pm - Aug 23, 4:00pmAug 24, 12:00pm - Aug 24, 4:00pmAug 25, 12:00pm - Aug 25, 4:00pmAug 26, 12:00pm - Aug 26, 4:00pmAug 27, 12:00pm - Aug 27, 4:00pmAug 28, 12:00pm - Aug 28, 4:00pmAug 29, 12:00pm - Aug 29, 4:00pmAug 30, 12:00pm - Aug 30, 4:00pmAug 31, 12:00pm - Aug 31, 4:00pmSep 1, 12:00pm - Sep 1, 4:00pmSep 2, 12:00pm - Sep 2, 4:00pmSep 3, 12:00pm - Sep 3, 4:00pmSep 4, 12:00pm - Sep 4, 4:00pmSep 5, 12:00pm - Sep 5, 4:00pmSep 6, 12:00pm - Sep 6, 4:00pmSep 7, 12:00pm - Sep 7, 4:00pmSep 8, 12:00pm - Sep 8, 4:00pmSep 9, 12:00pm - Sep 9, 4:00pmSep 10, 12:00pm - Sep 10, 4:00pmSep 11, 12:00pm - Sep 11, 4:00pmSep 12, 12:00pm - Sep 12, 4:00pmSep 13, 12:00pm - Sep 13, 4:00pmSep 14, 12:00pm - Sep 14, 4:00pmSep 15, 12:00pm - Sep 15, 4:00pmSep 16, 12:00pm - Sep 16, 4:00pmSep 17, 12:00pm - Sep 17, 4:00pmSep 18, 12:00pm - Sep 18, 4:00pmSep 19, 12:00pm - Sep 19, 4:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

RECEPTION: August 14, 2022, 2pm-4pm

Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present a very special exhibit, On and Off the Wall. The Painters Group and Central Coast Sculptors are pairing up to bring you an exciting collective of intriguing paintings and sculptures, featuring some of the finest artworks on the Central Coast.

During this exhibit, you will find a variety of artistic mediums and styles from traditional and contemporary paintings to thought provoking sculptures. This compelling event is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

On and Off the Wall will be on display in the Virginia Russell gallery (upstairs) from August 11, 2022 through September 19, 2022. The opening reception will be Sunday, August 14, 2022, 2pm-4pm.

This event is free and open to the public. Art Center Morro Bay is open daily from 12pm – 4pm.

Image, Spring Emergence© by JulieGifford

WHAT: Original paintings and sculptures
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: August 11, 2022 through September 19, 2022
RECEPTION: August 14, 2022, 2pm-4pm
CONTACT: www.artcentermorrobay.org or 805-772-2504
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Mosaics for All Levels

Mosaics for All Levels

Sep 18, 10:00am - Sep 18, 2:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

What will you create using all of the colorful supplies Joan Martin Fee brings for you to play with? How about a stepping stone, a garden rock, wine bottle wall art, a seashell heart...the choices go on and on. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com and then choose your baubles, tile and plate pieces to complete your project the day of the workshop.

Everything is included to complete your project that you can complete in the class.

There are so many designs and colors to choose from. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com. Some choices are - Teacup Mosaic - $60, Mosaic Rock - $50 or Mosaic Wall Art - $55. So many designs and colors to choose from.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS - Faces of the Central Coast

CALL FOR ARTISTS - Faces of the Central Coast

Sep 20, 10:00am

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Portraiture encompasses a broad spectrum of artwork that has the power to generate conversation, inspire compassion, and express identity in unimaginative ways. They invite discussion while looking through the eyes of another.

Faces can be found along a hillside, imagined in clouds or a reflection from a pool of water. Graffiti, landmarks, horseback riding, ranching, surfing and other local sports are great examples. What’s your favorite face of the Central Coast?

This very special exhibit is an artistic representation spotlighting a likeness, personality and mood of people and animals, the face of buildings and the beautiful landscapes that make the Central Coast a vibrant community!

This exhibit will be a rich blend of the art and culture of local people and the Central Coast.

This engaging exhibit will encompass a variety of artistic expression in all styles, ideas and mediums. All artists are invited to submit up to (3) wall hung 2D pieces, (10) note cards, (5) portfolio prints, jewelry and (3) sculptures or 3D artworks. Please print entry forms and submit with your artwork on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 10am – 2pm. Submission information, fees and entry forms are located on the website: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/entry-forms/
Artist may become a member by going to ArtCenterMorroBay.org or artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/register/
Image: courtesy of Anne Fraker and Cynthia Kevorkian

WHAT: Call to Artists, Faces of the Central Coast
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: Entry, September 20, 2022, 10am – 2pm
Exhibit: September 22 through November 7, 2022
Information: Contact Patricia Newton, artbypatricianewton@gmail.com
RECEPTION: Sunday, September 25, 2-4pm

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FACES OF THE CENTRAL COAST

FACES OF THE CENTRAL COAST

Sep 22, 12:00pm - Sep 22, 4:00pm+46Sep 23, 12:00pm - Sep 23, 4:00pmSep 24, 12:00pm - Sep 24, 4:00pmSep 25, 12:00pm - Sep 25, 4:00pmSep 26, 12:00pm - Sep 26, 4:00pmSep 27, 12:00pm - Sep 27, 4:00pmSep 28, 12:00pm - Sep 28, 4:00pmSep 29, 12:00pm - Sep 29, 4:00pmSep 30, 12:00pm - Sep 30, 4:00pmOct 1, 12:00pm - Oct 1, 4:00pmOct 2, 12:00pm - Oct 2, 4:00pmOct 3, 12:00pm - Oct 3, 4:00pmOct 4, 12:00pm - Oct 4, 4:00pmOct 5, 12:00pm - Oct 5, 4:00pmOct 6, 12:00pm - Oct 6, 4:00pmOct 7, 12:00pm - Oct 7, 4:00pmOct 8, 12:00pm - Oct 8, 4:00pmOct 9, 12:00pm - Oct 9, 4:00pmOct 10, 12:00pm - Oct 10, 4:00pmOct 11, 12:00pm - Oct 11, 4:00pmOct 12, 12:00pm - Oct 12, 4:00pmOct 13, 12:00pm - Oct 13, 4:00pmOct 14, 12:00pm - Oct 14, 4:00pmOct 15, 12:00pm - Oct 15, 4:00pmOct 16, 12:00pm - Oct 16, 4:00pmOct 17, 12:00pm - Oct 17, 4:00pmOct 18, 12:00pm - Oct 18, 4:00pmOct 19, 12:00pm - Oct 19, 4:00pmOct 20, 12:00pm - Oct 20, 4:00pmOct 21, 12:00pm - Oct 21, 4:00pmOct 22, 12:00pm - Oct 22, 4:00pmOct 23, 12:00pm - Oct 23, 4:00pmOct 24, 12:00pm - Oct 24, 4:00pmOct 25, 12:00pm - Oct 25, 4:00pmOct 26, 12:00pm - Oct 26, 4:00pmOct 27, 12:00pm - Oct 27, 4:00pmOct 28, 12:00pm - Oct 28, 4:00pmOct 29, 12:00pm - Oct 29, 4:00pmOct 30, 12:00pm - Oct 30, 4:00pmOct 31, 12:00pm - Oct 31, 4:00pmNov 1, 12:00pm - Nov 1, 4:00pmNov 2, 12:00pm - Nov 2, 4:00pmNov 3, 12:00pm - Nov 3, 4:00pmNov 4, 12:00pm - Nov 4, 4:00pmNov 5, 12:00pm - Nov 5, 4:00pmNov 6, 12:00pm - Nov 6, 4:00pmNov 7, 12:00pm - Nov 7, 4:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

RECEPTION: SEPT 25, 2-4PM

Portraiture encompasses a broad spectrum of artwork that has the power to generate conversation, inspire compassion, and express identity in unimaginative ways.

This very special exhibit is an artistic representation spotlighting the likeness, personality and mood of people and animals, the face of buildings and the beautiful landscapes that make the Central Coast a vibrant community!

This exhibit will be a rich blend of the art and culture of local people and the Central Coast.

Image: courtesy of Anne Fraker and Cynthia Kevorkian


WHAT: FACES OF THE CENTRAL COAST
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: SEPT 22 - NOV 7, 2022
INFO: www.artcentermorrobay.org
RECEPTION: Sunday, September 25, 2-4pm

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Mosaics Play Day

Mosaics Play Day

Oct 23, 10:00am - Oct 23, 2:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

What will you create using all of the colorful supplies Joan Martin Fee brings for you to play with? How about a snowman, a holiday tree, a stepping stone, a garden rock, wine bottle wall art, a heart...the choices go on and on. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com and then choose your baubles, tile and plate pieces to complete your project the day of the workshop.

Everything is included to complete your project that you can complete in the class.

There are so many designs and colors to choose from. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com. Some choices are - Teacup Mosaic - $60, Mosaic Rock - $50 or Mosaic Wall Art - $55. So many designs and colors to choose from.

#mbaa

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CALL FOR ARTISTS - Winter Faire & Craft Exhibit

CALL FOR ARTISTS - Winter Faire & Craft Exhibit

Nov 8, 10:00am - Nov 8, 2:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present the annual Winter Faire & Juried Craft Show, featuring some of the finest artworks on the Central Coast.

This special holiday event is open to all artists, providing an opportunity to exhibit paintings, photography, sculpture and fine crafts. This exhibit is open to all mediums and subject matter. Crafts include, but not limited to fiber, wood, glass, sculpture, pottery and jewelry.

This fine art exhibit is designed for customers who are holiday shopping and looking for special gift ideas!

Artists are invited to submit up to (3) wall hung 2D pieces, (10) note cards, (5) portfolio prints, up to (12) jewelry pieces, (3) large sculptures and/or (12) craft items.

Please print entry forms and submit with your artwork on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 10am – 2pm. Submission information, fees and entry forms are located on the website: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/entry-forms/
Artist may become a member by going to ArtCenterMorroBay.org or artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/register/

WHAT: Paintings, Photography & Fine Crafts
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: November 8, 2022, 10am – 2pm.
RECEPTION: Sunday, November 13, 2022, 2-4pm
CONTACT: www.artcentermorrobay.org or 805-772-2504
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Winter Faire & Craft Exhibit

Winter Faire & Craft Exhibit

Nov 10, 12:00pm - Nov 10, 4:00pm+51Nov 11, 12:00pm - Nov 11, 4:00pmNov 12, 12:00pm - Nov 12, 4:00pmNov 13, 12:00pm - Nov 13, 4:00pmNov 14, 12:00pm - Nov 14, 4:00pmNov 15, 12:00pm - Nov 15, 4:00pmNov 16, 12:00pm - Nov 16, 4:00pmNov 17, 12:00pm - Nov 17, 4:00pmNov 18, 12:00pm - Nov 18, 4:00pmNov 19, 12:00pm - Nov 19, 4:00pmNov 20, 12:00pm - Nov 20, 4:00pmNov 21, 12:00pm - Nov 21, 4:00pmNov 22, 12:00pm - Nov 22, 4:00pmNov 23, 12:00pm - Nov 23, 4:00pmNov 24, 12:00pm - Nov 24, 4:00pmNov 25, 12:00pm - Nov 25, 4:00pmNov 26, 12:00pm - Nov 26, 4:00pmNov 27, 12:00pm - Nov 27, 4:00pmNov 28, 12:00pm - Nov 28, 4:00pmNov 29, 12:00pm - Nov 29, 4:00pmNov 30, 12:00pm - Nov 30, 4:00pmDec 1, 12:00pm - Dec 1, 4:00pmDec 2, 12:00pm - Dec 2, 4:00pmDec 3, 12:00pm - Dec 3, 4:00pmDec 4, 12:00pm - Dec 4, 4:00pmDec 5, 12:00pm - Dec 5, 4:00pmDec 6, 12:00pm - Dec 6, 4:00pmDec 7, 12:00pm - Dec 7, 4:00pmDec 8, 12:00pm - Dec 8, 4:00pmDec 9, 12:00pm - Dec 9, 4:00pmDec 10, 12:00pm - Dec 10, 4:00pmDec 11, 12:00pm - Dec 11, 4:00pmDec 12, 12:00pm - Dec 12, 4:00pmDec 13, 12:00pm - Dec 13, 4:00pmDec 14, 12:00pm - Dec 14, 4:00pmDec 15, 12:00pm - Dec 15, 4:00pmDec 16, 12:00pm - Dec 16, 4:00pmDec 17, 12:00pm - Dec 17, 4:00pmDec 18, 12:00pm - Dec 18, 4:00pmDec 19, 12:00pm - Dec 19, 4:00pmDec 20, 12:00pm - Dec 20, 4:00pmDec 22, 12:00pm - Dec 22, 4:00pmDec 23, 12:00pm - Dec 23, 4:00pmDec 24, 12:00pm - Dec 24, 4:00pmDec 25, 12:00pm - Dec 25, 4:00pmDec 26, 12:00pm - Dec 26, 4:00pmDec 27, 12:00pm - Dec 27, 4:00pmDec 29, 12:00pm - Dec 29, 4:00pmDec 30, 12:00pm - Dec 30, 4:00pmDec 31, 12:00pm - Dec 31, 4:00pmJan 1, 12:00pm - Jan 1, 4:00pmJan 2, 12:00pm - Jan 2, 4:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present The Annual Winter Faire & Juried Craft Show, featuring some of the finest artworks on the Central Coast.

This special holiday event offers a collection of exceptional paintings, photography and fine crafts, spanning a variety of artistic mediums from traditional to contemporary. Crafts include fiber, wood, glass, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and more.

Whether you’re attending this extraordinary exhibit to observe or to find that perfect holiday gift, you are in for a delight! The Annual Winter Faire & Craft Show will be on display from November 10, 2022 through January 2, 2023.

WHAT: Paintings, Photography & Fine Crafts
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: November 10, 2022 through January 2, 2023.
RECEPTION: Sunday, November 13, 2022, 2-4pm
CONTACT: www.artcentermorrobay.org or 805-772-2504
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Mosaics for Beginners & Experienced

Mosaics for Beginners & Experienced

Nov 27, 10:00am - Nov 27, 2:00pm

Art Center Morro Bay835 Main StMorro Bay, CA93442 Map

Invite your visitors to this fun event! Everything is provided so all you do is choose your project, sign-up and come have a ball!

What will you create using all of the colorful supplies Joan Martin Fee brings for you to play with? How about a snowman, a holiday tree, a stepping stone, a garden rock, wine bottle wall art, a heart...the choices go on and on. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com and then choose your baubles, tile and plate pieces to complete your project the day of the workshop.

Everything is included to complete your project that you can complete in the class.

There are so many designs and colors to choose from. Preselect your project at www.CreativeMeTime.com. Some choices are - Teacup Mosaic - $60, Mosaic Rock - $50 or Mosaic Wall Art - $55. So many designs and colors to choose from.

#mbaaadultclasses

24 interested  ·  1 going