Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Felicia Returns!

Suzanne Valadon
Our dear and very popular art lecturer, Felicia Zavarella Stadelman, is returning this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. to continue her art lecture series!  This time the subject is Suzanne Valadon who transformed herself from an artist model into a successful artist.

Felicia’s art lectures divulge what your art history books failed to tell you.  Entitled, “Through the Eyes of the Artist”, and inspired by Felicia’s own enthusiasm, this lecture series is designed to provide a richer insight through the artist’s personal perspective.  Her education and background in art history was only the beginning of her quest for all the drama, dish and dirt that she could discover about her subjects.

Originally funded by a grant from the Cleveland Museum of Art to help bring art into the lives of school children, “Through the Eyes of the Artist” has evolved into a program for people of all ages interested in uncovering the fascinating details of the lives and works of some of our most renowned and influential artists.  For the past fifteen years, Felicia has trained over 400 art docents, and delivered art history lectures in schools and communities in Ohio, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Felicia’s lectures offer an exclusive view into the remarkable lives and times of our favorite artists.  Each presentation is enhanced with music, prints and wonderful images to help tell the story of the artist.  In addition, every member of the audience will receive an overview of the artist and a note card memento.  Add free parking, admission, coffee and donuts and you have an irresistible invitation to experience art history in an uncommon way, courtesy of Gallery One!  Our doors open at 10 – see you there!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Keeping Up with Clancy

Hi Everybody!  Clancy here.  Just thought I should remind all you artistic kids out there to keep working on your entries in my first annual "Cold Nose <3 Warm Art"™ contest!  Be creative and original and use watercolors, acrylics or oil paints or sculpt me from clay, paper mâche, fabric or wood; whatever medium makes you happy!  You'll find some inspirational images at!  I can hardly wait to see all the entries!  Deadline for submission is November 23 at 6 p.m.  Get your entry form here.  And if you're on Facebook, please stop by & "like" me!

Did you know that October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month? Save a life: Adopt a dog (or a cat)!   I can tell you from experience that getting a loving forever home is the most important thing any pet can have!  My Mom & Dad take me to classes, the vet, the groomer, the dog park and even to work!  Being in a cage all day is no one's idea of a great life, right?  I sure hope you can find room in your hearts and homes for at least one new family member.  AND, most shelters even run specials on the adoption fee this month!  Here's a link for you locals to a few other Lake County shelters.