SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22 | 2-5 PM | $100* ($90 for Friends of SAC)
This special Bob Ross intensive is a guided step by step process and participants will learn how to create sky, clouds, mountains, highlighting, shadow, reflections, water, waves, waterlines, trees, bushes, and grass all in one painting. The class is great for adults and children ages 13+, all levels and no experience required.
*All materials supplied, including paint, brushes, and canvases.
Sandra Evans is a certified Bob Ross instructor trained to create landscapes, seascapes, and floral paintings. Prior to attending the Bob Ross workshops Sandra experimented with many techniques to share her love of painting with new artists. After her immersive training in the Bob Ross painting style Sandra has gone on to teach hundreds of new students this wonderfully approachable painting style. She is now a the proud owner of Art In The Word Inc. where she teaches the Bob Ross style as well as still-lifes, Georgio Okeefe floral technique, landscapes, and seascapes.
Sandra raves about the Bob Ross style because it gives beginners a pathway to the joy of painting.
Robert “Bob” Norman Ross was an American painter, art instructor, and television host. He was the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional television program that aired from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the United States, and also aired in Canada, Latin America, and Europe. Ross is recognized everywhere as one of the most iconic and memorable personalities on public television. With his gentle approach and homespun humor Bob Ross has taught, Inspired and entertained millions of people around the country and around the world.
Curated by Amy Kirwin Presented with Oceana, Peconic Land Trust and South Fork Natural History Museum Exhibition Advisor: James Salomon This timely exhibition will feature artists who use their talents to focus on environmental conservation and activism, whether through fine art, upcycling, photography, film, music, prose or other forms of artistic expression. Exhibiting artists will hold workshops throughout, poignant panel discussions will be organized with the presenting partners, plus special film screenings including the sensational Fantastic Fungi. The intention of eARTh is to create a beautiful message about the state of our precious earth in a way that all can understand and appreciate. Artists include Roisin Bateman, Kristian Brevik, Scott Bluedorn, Megan Chaskey, Erica Cirino, Rossa Cole, Janet Culbertson, Tom Deininger, Alejandro Duran, Jim Gingerich, Mamoun Friedrich Grosvenor, Kara Hoblin, Michael Light, Pamela Longobardi, Christa Maiwald, Janine Martel, Steve Miller, Patricia Paladines, Aurora Robson, Cindy Pease Roe, Lauren Ruiz, Kathryn Szoka, and Diane Tuft. Cover Art: by Kara Hoblin.
As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times